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SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board asked to rescind superintendent appointment

Atherton resident and open-government advocate Peter Carpenter has made good on his threat to try to force the governing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 21 comments | 2244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train breaks down in Menlo Park

Caltrain southbound train No. 258 broke down in Menlo Park around 4:20 p.m. Monday, blocking traffic on Ravenswood Avenue,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by electrifcation, on Oct 1, 2012 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Search for missing fishermen continues

A search for two missing San Francisco fishermen is continuing Monday (Oct. 1) in the waters off of the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Cory, on Oct 1, 2012 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may need to zone for 1,975 more housing units

Identifying sites for affordable housing just jumped to the top of Menlo Park's priority list, according to a lawsuit settlement...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 1, 2012 at 1:57 pm | 15 comments | 1461 Views

MENLO PARK

Split council votes to seek consultant for community engagement process in Belle Haven

The Menlo Park City Council has decided to start looking for a consultant to handle a $90,000 contract to develop a community...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Dawn, on Oct 1, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 33 comments | 6534 Views

MENLO PARK

Bicyclist dies after being hit by car in Atherton

A 62-year-old bicyclist was struck by a car and killed while crossing a major thoroughfare in Atherton this morning (Thursday),...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:59 am | 32 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

D.P. Reporter expelled form San Mateo County Transit District meeting 9/27/12

Daily Post Reporter Asked To Leave San Carlos Meeting Angela Ruggiero was ordered to identify herself by Jeff Byrd, Legacy...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:49 am | 4 comments | 1772 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Corrections in Portola Valley story

In the Sept. 19 issue, the Almanac reported on plans by the town of Portola Valley to purchase a property at 900 Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by pvresident, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets funds to start modernization work

Caltrain received nearly $40 million in state funds to pay for the first phase of modernizing and electrifying the popular...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:12 am | 3 comments | 1987 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Put Atherton library in park

A new library in the park, owned and controlled by the town, with specifically dedicated funding that already exists, would...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Perserve Our Park, on Oct 1, 2012 at 8:21 am | 11 comments | 2982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hobee's at Town & Country to close

Longtime Palo Alto icon Hobee's California Restaurant will close at Town & Country Village shopping center in January, property...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hobees Fan, on Sep 30, 2012 at 7:54 am | 5 comments | 1697 Views

MENLO PARK

Panhandlers on Willow/Middlefield

Immediate opening for standing and sign-holding: Median island on the south side of Middlefield Road at Willow Road. New...

Original post made by Anonymous on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by MP observer, on Sep 30, 2012 at 1:54 am | 15 comments | 3045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The alert means that air quality is expected to be poor and residents are advised to reduce driving and avoid outdoor activities...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1210 Views

ATHERTON

Support Measure M - Renovate The Ballpark!!

Holbrook-Palmer Park 150 Watkins Ave. Atherton CA 94027 Tomorrow!! Sunday September 30th at 3:30pm Menlo-Atherton Little...

Original post made by Dave Bragg- Business Youth Couch/City Council Candidate on Sep. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1721 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Avoid state mandates; become a charter city

An inspiring example of the power of local involvement took place at the Menlo Park Steering Committee meeting on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by W. Dito, on Sep 28, 2012 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service Sunday for John R. Johnson

A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, for John R. Johnson, who ran the Palo Alto Medical Foundation for more...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 28, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2385 Views

MENLO PARK

Book review: Roy Kepler's two revolutions

Roy Kepler's life was a tale of two revolutions: one that gave rise to war protests, draft resisters and the bohemian, anti-establishment...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Sep 28, 2012 at 9:42 am | 3 comments | 1420 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'The Master'

The film's unequivocal pleasures are Mihai Malaimare Jr.'s photography (shot on rare, extra-sharp 65mm film), brilliant period...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by FOMResearch, on Sep 28, 2012 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 5340 Views

MENLO PARK

Another woman reports she was sexually assaulted

A woman reported being sexually assaulted while jogging through El Palo Alto Park in Palo Alto early Wednesday morning, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Darryl, on Sep 28, 2012 at 8:25 am | 1 comment | 1449 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Town Council and planning commissioners to meet over 'meadow preserve'

The long conversation will continue for a few months more in official and unofficial circles of Portola Valley as to whether...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2012
Last comment by Anaughtymuse, on Sep 27, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 1 comment | 1479 Views
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