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ATHERTON

Atherton: Lindenwood homes, vehicles vandalized

Several homes and vehicles in the Lindenwood area of Atherton were sprayed with black paint Sunday night, Atherton police...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 17, 2014 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 3083 Views

MENLO PARK

Hawk visits Coleman Avenue

Kelli Wheelwright sent us this photo she took of a hawk on Coleman Avenue in Menlo Park. She says: "From the research I did,...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by MenloJim, on Feb 18, 2014 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boys & Girls Club aims to bring bike shop to Belle Haven

A youth-led bike shop in Belle Haven that would provide employable skills for local teenagers and promote bicycle use in...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 18, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2679 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside district asks voters to approve $13.5 million in school bonds

Voters in the Woodside Elementary School District will be asked to approve a $13.5 million bond measure on June 3 to fund...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Slim Pickens, on Feb 19, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 2132 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Destination: Japan

My daughter Frances loves travel and is a keen photographer. I had done a father-daughter trip with her to Peru about seven...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on Feb 20, 2014 at 1:18 am | 1 comment | 3017 Views

MENLO PARK

Laura Rich leaves school board, but not the world of learning

It all started with 16 unmatched fragments of carpeting greeting her in the hallway outside the multipurpose room during...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by C Orton, on Feb 21, 2014 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 3147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Portola Valley to consider skateboard ramp

An idea that is almost a year old, building a skateboard ramp in Portola Valley, could advance significantly on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 25, 2014 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 2569 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park staff asks for $500,000 boost to city hall renovation budget

Earlier this year, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to budget $300,000 for capital improvements to city hall. Now, in Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conscience, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hill Mom, on Feb 26, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1183 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook offer to fund police officer in Bell Haven

Almanac - have you heard about this? Is it true? Can you provide some info. Thanks...

Original post made by whatever on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Mar 3, 2014 at 11:49 am | 1 comment | 400 Views

MENLO PARK

Jesse Jackson challenges M-A students

Grandfathers may recognize the situation that faced the Rev. Jesse Jackson on Feb. 20 as he took the stage at Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2014
Last comment by MA Grad, on Mar 1, 2014 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 2086 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Two arrested in probe of burglaries, thefts

A 29-year-old man and a 22-year-old woman were arrested Monday (March 3) in connection with several burglaries and thefts...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 4, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 3195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Menlo Park council considers Facebook's offer to fund police officer

When the new Belle Haven substation opens this spring, it may come with a larger police staff than expected for at least...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by Just say NO, on Mar 4, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 1426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open space district puts bond measure on ballot

Voters in the June 3 election face a decision on whether to approve a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by great bargain, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 1 comment | 459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Softer defense rhetoric in lawsuit over car crash

A new tone appeared in the latest defense filings in a lawsuit over the car crash that pinned 6-year-old twin brothers...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 1239 Views

MENLO PARK

City, developers comment on proposed initiative

Response from city officials and developers to a potential ballot initiative on the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Be Rational , on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Today: Deadline to apply for Portola Valley water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook sous chef dies at 31

Ezekiel Duru, a Menlo Park resident and the executive sous chef at Facebook, died Feb. 20 at the age of 31. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 6, 2014 at 7:07 pm | 1 comment | 2342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mail theft suspect arrested in Menlo Park

Police have made an arrest in connection with thefts of mail from residential mailboxes, including in West Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dane, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 3681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artisan Shop has new home at Allied Arts Guild

The Artisan Shop, which first opened at Allied Arts Guild in 2006, has a sunny new location. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mrs. Teddy Heinrich, on Mar 10, 2014 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 3531 Views
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