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AROUND TOWN

Could Electronic Monitoring Program for Pre-Trial detainees save tax payers money? Of course it could! Sheriff Greg Munks won't let that happen.

http://www.sanmateocourt.org/documents/grand_jury/2011/emp.pdf San Mateo County probation department uses Electronic Monitoring Santa...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 871 Views

MENLO PARK

Good Samaritan rescues purse

It could have been a very costly trip to Safeway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11744&e=y...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's asks, 'Who are we?'

"The overriding goal of Future Search was to expand the circle of committed and engaged stakeholders who are going to work...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by UNO, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Ruby Sparks'

"Ruby Sparks" proves it's something special by being unafraid to follow its premise to a dark place, the dream turning into...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 5876 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge denies bail for psychiatrist accused of molesting boys and faking dementia

A San Mateo County judge Wednesday denied bail for an 80-year-old former psychiatrist accused of molesting boys during...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Poster , on Aug 8, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views

MENLO PARK

Meet Dave Bragg Council Candidate

I will be at Crepes Cafe tomorrow (Friday) 10am-11am, 1195 Merrill Street Menlo Park, CA. To field any questions about my...

Original post made by Dave Bragg- Business Owner/City Council Candidate on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by steve4menlo, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 903 Views

MENLO PARK

New renderings of El Camino housing project

Developer Matt Matteson told the Almanac that it was important to actually build the BMR units instead of paying in-lieu...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 951 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$3.2 million granted for Caltrain upgrade

Caltrain's goal of "faster, quieter, more frequent service" using electric trains instead of diesel got another step closer...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 877 Views

ATHERTON

Term Limits Petition on Athertonians Web Site

I have drafted a petition which I have sent to contacts in Atherton. Colleen Anderson had it posted on the Athertonians web...

Original post made by Anne McNertney on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 969 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air alert for the region for Friday. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by chevron, on Aug 10, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 782 Views

WOODSIDE

Town of Woodside shuts down popular Farmers' MArket

Michelle Obama got her farmers' market. The city of Los Angeles is working on an ordinance to allow for residential front...

Original post made by Laura Diamondstone on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Naz Saeed, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1331 Views

MENLO PARK

International Hunter Derby winner in Atherton

John French, a horse trainer in Woodside, won the $10,000 International Hunter Derby on Aug. 9 during the Menlo Charity Horse...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 12, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1056 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Suspected drunken drivers involved in collision

Two suspected drunken drivers crashed into each other in Menlo Park early Saturday morning, according to police. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 13, 2012 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 942 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley posts 'affordable' housing info

The town of Portola Valley has posted a new page on its website with answers to questions about the town's housing policy,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by PV Resident, on Aug 13, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1039 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: McKeithen not running; filing period extended

==B This is an expanded version of a previously published story.== With three-term incumbent Kathy McKeithen giving up...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 913 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Misson (soon to be) Accomplished

A totally transformed campus will greet Hillview Middle School students when they return to school on Sept. 4. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:23 am | 1 comment | 1084 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Eight tame rabbits rescued

Volunteers have captured eight of the tame rabbits that someone released into the Portola Valley woods sometime over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Aug 16, 2012 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1071 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district races not contested

There will be no contests for two open seats each on the Las Lomitas and Menlo Park City school district boards, with only...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by David Henig, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1097 Views
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