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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Warren Buffet to Jennifer Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 2761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Recruiting a new town manager for Atherton

Jerry Gruber has been spending a lot of time lately in Florida, where he worked for many years in the panhandle. Word is...

Original post made by Town crier on Jun. 6, 2010
Last comment by talent scout, on Jun 6, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1280 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: California cap & trade

California's cap-and-trade program, proposed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, is the topic for a luncheon meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park report: Violent crime down, property crime up

Violent crime cases fell 39 percent in 2015, compared to 2014, while property crime rose 9 percent, according to new Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jan 19, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 2 comments | 1643 Views

AROUND TOWN

After recent car crash, council delays plans for medical office complex

Following a serious car crash Saturday on El Camino Real near the former Acorn restaurant site, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 3124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newspapers Commit Suicide

Friday morning the San Francisco Chronicle fired 30 people, without notice. Now the San Diego Union-Tribune is getting rid...

Original post made by Steve Frank on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by also jaded, on May 11, 2009 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced today that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1612 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton's Kathy Jackson honored for improving food distribution to needy

Atherton resident Kathy Jackson, CEO of the Second Harvest Food Bank of Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, was recently...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Yes, on Apr 30, 2014 at 3:01 pm | 2 comments | 3303 Views

MENLO PARK

Ride-along on 'saturation' traffic enforcement day

In enforcing traffic laws out on the streets, officers on motorcycles have advantages, police say. They have a higher seat...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Tanya, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1883 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artist sets up pop-up gallery in downtown Menlo Park

For Ann McMillan, painting isn't just about capturing the scenery of the landscapes on a canvas. It's a more meditative practice,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Anneke, on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 1197 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trail connections a focus for POST leader Walter Moore

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jul 6, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 1738 Views

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Wreckage of plane found; pilot killed

The wreckage of an Arizona-bound airplane that disappeared after taking off from the Half Moon Bay Airport on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 2351 Views

MENLO PARK

Canine pensioner

Some public safety employees look forward to pension paychecks. But Gert received a retirement rawhide bone as thank you...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2509 Views

MENLO PARK

Flooded Caltrain parking lot

Andrea Gemmet of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a flooded Caltrain parking lot in Menlo Park on Tuesday morning, Jan. 19....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1610 Views

MENLO PARK

Lost opportunity for BMR housing

<B>The following letter by Elizabeth Lasensky was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: The 1300...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 29, 2007 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 3080 Views

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Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 3274 Views

AROUND TOWN

T-Mobile seeks OK for antenna atop Corte Madera School building

The school board is set to decide on a plan to install a cellular phone antenna atop the Portola Valley School District office,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1506 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Atherton needs to OK widening Marsh Road

In response to your May 23 article "Atherton threatens to sue Menlo, Facebook," I am convinced now more than ever that the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by another view, on Jun 1, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 1855 Views

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Memories: When it was 'an occasion' and fun to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 2 comments | 1866 Views

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Letter: Removing Searsville Dam would be 'beyond insane'

With regard to the Searsville Dam, it is beyond insane in a time of extreme drought to even consider demolishing it. We need...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 19, 2015 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1537 Views
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