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Have the recent proclamations by John Danielson and Jim Dobbie crossed a line? Is that line the law on the books about...

Original post made by C. Eastwood on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thomas (Sharon Heights), on Jun 13, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 10 comments | 1686 Views


Editorial: Congressional district shift won't hurt Belle Haven

When the boundaries of congressional districts represented by Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier were released by the California...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 17, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 10 comments | 2183 Views


Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 10 comments | 1428 Views


Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail along Alpine Road

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by concerned resident, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 10 comments | 1919 Views


Good Samaritan saves day planner

A man got a mysterious call from a stranger in Menlo Park, who said she'd found his day planner abandoned by the side of...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:18 pm | 10 comments | 1209 Views


Menlo eyes eight possible sites for one club well

The Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club's dream for one public well to water its private golf course now has eight chances...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Nov 1, 2011 at 8:06 pm | 10 comments | 1221 Views


Menlo College students arrested in thefts

Two Menlo College students were arrested this week after a security guard said he saw them stealing backpacks at neighboring...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by A Parent, on Nov 8, 2011 at 3:36 pm | 10 comments | 1918 Views


The right to remain silent

Quiz time: You get a "traffic violation notice" from the Menlo Park police department in the mail saying you must identify...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by RogerJ, on Nov 10, 2011 at 7:09 am | 10 comments | 2922 Views


Pop Warner football: Vikings advance

Championship Pop Warner football frenzy continues to heat up for the Menlo-Atherton Vikings, as the local PeeWee squad prepares...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jen, on Nov 27, 2011 at 9:48 am | 10 comments | 2445 Views


New Field Poll shows 2:1 against High Speed Rail

See the Field Poll results as shown on KTVU ...

Original post made by morris brown on Dec. 5, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 8, 2011 at 10:17 pm | 10 comments | 1303 Views


Menlo Park church founder Hattie Bostic dies at 76

The rafters may ring again at Mt. Olive Apostolic Original Holy Church of God in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood, but...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2011
Last comment by MELODY, on Jan 14, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 10 comments | 6207 Views


Postal Service to move out of main Menlo office

==B Update:== The U.S. Postal Service plans to move its operations out of its main Menlo Park post office at 3875 Bohannon...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Homer Boushey, on Jan 4, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 10 comments | 1520 Views


BBC's liquor license indefinitely suspended

Until another owner takes over operations at the landmark British Bankers Club, at the corner of El Camino Real and Santa...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Rich Business Man, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:54 pm | 10 comments | 1780 Views


New home rising in Menlo Park

The new home of Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg near downtown Menlo Park starts to take shape. ==I Almanac...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 27, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 10 comments | 2166 Views


Huge tree falls in Menlo Park

A huge stone pine tree fell at about 6 a.m. Saturday, March 10, at the corner of Sharon Park Drive and Warner Range Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 15, 2012 at 6:30 pm | 10 comments | 1776 Views


PayPal exec battled mental illness, family said

A losing battle against mental illness led a man to his death, according to a statement released by his family on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on Mar 15, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 2952 Views


Lawsuit settled in cyclist's death on Alpine Road

A settlement is at hand in a wrongful death lawsuit over the November 2010 death of Los Altos Hills 47-year-old bicyclist...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 2, 2012 at 10:06 am | 10 comments | 2020 Views


Local is finalist in handbag design competition

Fame, if not fortune, could be just around the corner for Woodside native Mary Spenser Poletti, a 2009 graduate of Scared...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 26, 2012 at 11:33 am | 10 comments | 2495 Views


New county budget: Alpine Road trail could see $2 million improvement

John Maltbie, the interim San Mateo County manager, is proposing cutting 234 positions in county government for the 2012-13...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by question, on Jun 1, 2012 at 6:22 am | 10 comments | 2216 Views


Editorial: Critique of Athertonians blog is off base

One of the cornerstones of our democracy is the free exchange of ideas, no matter how upsetting those ideas might be to another...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 7, 2012 at 10:00 am | 10 comments | 2939 Views
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