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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to look at extending parking time limits downtown

Menlo Park will be looking at four changes to downtown parking, including letting people park in the downtown plazas for...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by MP standards, 56 minutes ago | 23 comments | 2044 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury rejects Ellen Pao's claim of gender bias by Kleiner Perkins

After two full days of deliberation following an almost month-long trial, a jury on Friday found in favor of venture capital...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by majority?, 58 minutes ago | 13 comments | 1330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, 3 hours ago | 14 comments | 2668 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: John Bacon, 84, of Atherton; long career in lumber, nursery business

Funeral services are set for Friday morning, Nov. 21, for John William Bacon, who died at his Atherton home of cardiac arrest...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Cecelia Roddy, 13 hours ago | 1 comment | 601 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, 17 hours ago | 43 comments | 2613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hands-on learning

Many students at Menlo-Atherton High School are going on to college after they graduate. Assuming they have had the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, 19 hours ago | 2 comments | 226 Views

OTHER TOPICS

San Jose Police Officer Killed

A San Jose Police Officer was killed today. I will be waiting with baited breath for the protests and riots regarding his...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, 19 hours ago | 12 comments | 602 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two cited for buying minors alcohol

Two adults were cited for misdemeanors after they bought alcohol for a minor decoy working on behalf of the Menlo Park Police...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2015
Last comment by Shirley, 21 hours ago | 1 comment | 665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Filoli's D'Agosta addresses volunteer agreement issue

Filoli's beleaguered executive director, Cynthia D'Agosta, who had refused to speak to the Almanac since Feb. 15, sat down...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Jay Park, on Mar 28, 2015 at 8:51 pm | 15 comments | 2188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton couple's $50 million donation is part of pledge to give away half their wealth

Mark and Mary Stevens, the Atherton couple who have given $50 million to USC's Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, are...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Mar 28, 2015 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 2787 Views

WOODSIDE

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Skylonda

Electric cars and their charging stations have had the alternative-fuel spotlight mostly to themselves in Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Hans, on Mar 28, 2015 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 1179 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former district attorney Keith Sorenson dies at 93

Keith C. Sorenson, the district attorney in San Mateo County from 1953 to 1982, has died. Mr. Sorenson played a major role...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 750 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Kudos to watchdog and city, but herbicide spraying issue is unresolved

Janet Davis of the Stanford Weekend Acres neighborhood, known by many as a watchdog of public works and traffic-related services...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by Evan Snyder, on Mar 27, 2015 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 880 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission studies El Camino Real options

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a study session tonight (March 23) to evaluate how to improve El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Joseph Baloney, on Mar 26, 2015 at 8:42 pm | 34 comments | 1943 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton couple give brain research institute $50 million

Mark and Mary Stevens of Atherton have given the University of Southern California $50 million to endow and name the USC...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Lselkins, on Mar 25, 2015 at 1:05 pm | 1 comment | 2215 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit against Menlo Park fire district over crash is dismissed

A lawsuit brought against the Menlo Park Fire Protection District over a collision between a car and an emergency vehicle...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:48 am | 12 comments | 1615 Views

ATHERTON

USC to receive wonderful gift from Atherton family

According to the LA Times Mark and Mary Stevens of Atherton "are donating $50 million to a USC brain research institute in...

Original post made by whatever on Mar. 25, 2015
There are no comments yet. 63 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man accused of camera store break-in pleads not guilty

A man in jail over a break-in at Mike's Camera shop has pleaded not guilty to charges that include burglary, vandalism and...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by katie, on Mar 25, 2015 at 7:29 am | 1 comment | 1024 Views

AROUND TOWN

ACTORS committee submits formal letter to Supervisors,re: the DA's mistreatment of Juan Lopez and the Greg Munks incident

The Ayres blog has the link to the document that was submitted by ActForUS last week to all of the Board of Supervisors and...

Original post made by Activism on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 24, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 12 comments | 467 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Obama's Role in Israel's Prime Minister Election

The Hill.com has an interesting perspective on the role President Obama played in Israel's recent election for prime minister. http://thehill.com/policy/international/236565-neta...

Original post made by Hill.com Reader on Mar. 22, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 24, 2015 at 3:10 pm | 16 comments | 241 Views
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