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ATHERTON

Atherton awaits reimbursement for Obama visit

Dear Town of Atherton: The check is not in the mail. Read the full story here http://www2.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13801...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2013
Last comment by Confounding factor, on Jun 11, 2013 at 10:06 pm | 30 comments | 3255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside budget shows 'structural' surplus

The town of Woodside's proposed budget would raise salaries across the board, initiate contributions by staff to their retirement...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 11, 2013 at 6:55 pm | 2 comments | 929 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interim chief named while injured chief recovers

A former chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, Douglas Sporleder, will serve as interm chief while Chief Harold...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mark Meyers, on Jun 11, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 931 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley council to discuss committee report on affordable housing

The Portola Valley Town Council will meet at Wednesday, June 12, to discuss a report from a committee of nine volunteers...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by louis ebner, on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

MENLO PARK

'Secret' Apple store taking shape

Apple's newest and possibly grandest store, while still hidden from ground-level view by tall black sheeting, is taking shape...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by jeffreywyatt, on Jun 11, 2013 at 12:08 am | 2 comments | 2384 Views

AROUND TOWN

Troop 206 honors three Eagle Scouts

Three local scouts -- Sean Smith, Sean McBirney, and Peter Bugos -- received their Eagle award from Troop 2006 at a Court...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by RO, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obama makes another fundraising trip here

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit two Palo Alto homes on Thursday, June 6, to raise funds for the Democratic...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by another realist, on Jun 9, 2013 at 4:50 pm | 26 comments | 2049 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton survey - A wolf in sheep's clothing and badgering the witness

Many Atherton residents were the recipients of a letter from the Atherton Town Manager this week. The letter asks the recipient...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 8, 2013
Last comment by Ugh, on Jun 8, 2013 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 938 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Palo Alto man in wheelchair struck in hit and run

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a car in a hit and run on University Avenue Saturday morning. The suspect is still at...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 6, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 864 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Portola Valley races to town picnic

Running, walking and everything in between will be fine in the Zots to Tots race on Saturday, June 8, to launch the Portola...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 6, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 979 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park aims to cut greenhouse gases

The city will strive to cut the community's greenhouse gas emissions by 27 percent during the next six-and-a-half years,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 881 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Generator, paint sprayers missing from Atherton construction site

Crime reports from Atherton, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13770...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by construction news, on Jun 6, 2013 at 2:29 am | 1 comment | 8157 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Binding arbitration leaves public in dark

Menlo Park and at least 15 other jurisdictions in California rely on binding arbitration to resolve police disciplinary cases....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 2329 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission supports housing plan update -- with changes

Menlo Park got a step closer to updating its housing plan on April 29 after the Planning Commission recommended rezoning...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 5, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 1008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Dave Pine will ask the Board to Rescind Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Ayres

I have just been informed that San Mateo Supervisor Dave Pine has contacted County Counsel and asked him to prepare a resolution...

Original post made by Lurker on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 5, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 28 comments | 9489 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Obama to visit Midpeninsula

President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit the Midpeninsula home of Vinod and Neeru Khosla at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by public event needed, on Jun 5, 2013 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 721 Views

WOODSIDE

Veteran ordered to state hospital over Woodside shovel attack

Milo Mcintosh Imrie, a former Marine infantryman in Afghanistan, was ordered by a San Mateo County judge to not more than...

Original post made on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Jun 5, 2013 at 12:03 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two dead birds test positive for West Nile virus

Two dead birds found in San Mateo have tested positive for West Nile virus, the San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 4, 2013 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 2197 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires assistant for city manager

Update: Not to be confused with the assistant city manager, Clay Curtin has been hired to be Menlo Park's new assistant to...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jun 4, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 12 comments | 1464 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Picnicking in Portola Valley like it's 2013

Running, walking and everything in between will be fine in the Zots to Tots race on Saturday, June 8, at the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Jun 3, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1000 Views
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