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MENLO PARK

SRI proposes big changes in Menlo Park campus

SRI International proposes a 25-year plan to "revitalize and upgrade" its 63-acre campus without changing the overall size...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by manage traffic, on Dec 10, 2012 at 9:06 am | 9 comments | 1571 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Grant Applications oversubscribed

In a press release from District PR guy, Don Shoecraft (a.k.a. MTK Communications http://www.almanacnews.com/square/index.php?i=3&d=1&t=8177),...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 29, 2013 at 9:41 am | 9 comments | 9292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Local effort to help Guatemalan women

Sallie DeGolia of Portola Valley reads aloud to Guatemalan children from the community of San Jorge during a visit that included...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Harry Turner, on Jan 24, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 9 comments | 10266 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Scale back Stanford's 'bloated' development plan for El Camino

I knew this day would come. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13709 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 7:13 am | 9 comments | 1524 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies schools recovery of $20 million in losses from Lehman Brothers bankruptcy

A state appeals court on Thursday approved the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against San Mateo County by 12 county school...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 1669 Views

MENLO PARK

Police warn residents of burglary threat

In response to recent residential burglaries in Menlo Park, the police department is warning residents to lock up before...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by just the facts Maam, on Feb 8, 2013 at 5:26 pm | 9 comments | 1144 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Bag ban goes back to drawing board

The Town Council in Woodside is doing some trailblazing as it moves the town toward a presumably greener future. The council...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 1, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 9 comments | 4200 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo council to hear Louise Street appeal

To people living on Louise Street in Menlo Park, it's a battle over the rights of residents versus developers. For Sam Sinnott,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:09 pm | 9 comments | 949 Views

MENLO PARK

Attorney scrutinizes Menlo hotel parking approval

The Menlo Park council voted 4-0 last week in favor of a proposed hotel on Glenwood Avenue, but that won't be the last time...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 5, 2013 at 9:10 pm | 9 comments | 2792 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Council should appoint new member

Atherton residents are closely watching their four elected town officials' next move in filling a vacant seat on the City...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Conlon qualified?, on Jul 18, 2013 at 9:05 am | 9 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Ten home burglaries reported

Police Calls from Ladera, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Thief with the munchies, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 1979 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Parcel Tax: Yes or NO

Now is an excellent time to start a discussion on the forthcoming Atherton Parcel Tax vote which will occur in November....

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:11 am | 9 comments | 1081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinions: Sparks fly as county manager, grand jurors disagree on report

After release of a civil grand jury report critical of the county's budgeting process, County Manager John L. Maltbie issued...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2013
Last comment by Henry Fox, on Aug 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 4486 Views

MENLO PARK

TechShop in Menlo Park faces eviction

TechShop, the do-it-yourself haven in Menlo Park's industrial zone that, since opening in 2006, has expanded around the country,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 2211 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The 2013 Arctic summer has led to a record increase in the polar ice cap

The Arctic polar icecap has increased 60% since the summer of 2012 adding nearly One million square miles of ice. The...

Original post made by Roald Amundsen on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by cat bounce, on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:05 am | 9 comments | 1627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will bike-sharing work on Peninsula?

Getting around on the crowded streets of downtown Redwood City could be easier and less stressful with the Aug. 29 launch...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 9 comments | 1371 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park examines sites for homeless shelter zoning

As Menlo Park starts work on a second update to the city's housing plan, its goals include identifying sites to zone for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Sep 19, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 9 comments | 1762 Views

MOVIES

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2375 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans Fraud Rally Oct 7 4-6 PM San Carlos

A group of people who are fed up with bullies are having a rally. Contact your Supervisors and have them give DA Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 1158 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Exactly What is the Board Discussing in Closed Session?

The MPCSD Board Agenda for the Closed Session on Tuesday, June 10th includes an item titled, “PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT: Human Resource...

Original post made by MPCSD Employee on Jun. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 9, 2014 at 4:43 pm | 9 comments | 316 Views
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