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MENLO PARK

Facebook launches local community fund

Here comes the best news local nonprofits might hear during a time of gutted budgets: Facebook wants to give them money. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Boardermom, on Oct 30, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 1363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Tutor pleads not guilty to molestation charges

A former Menlo Park City School District employee pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of child molestation and other charges...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by John Kim, on Oct 30, 2012 at 10:28 am | 4 comments | 1358 Views

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Recent Moveon.org ad about the presidential race

Moveon.org has engaed the senior citizen community in this hilarious video about the presidential race. Regardless of your...

Original post made by Political Ad Watcher on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Amerrican right, on Oct 30, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 847 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lost and found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 926 Views

MENLO PARK

Round two of Facebook negotiations begin

Negotiations with Facebook over its west campus development are imminent, but first Menlo Park has to decide what to ask...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 898 Views

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"The Tempest" Storms M-A's PAC

Menlo-Atherton High School's After-School Theater program breathes new Life into this imaginatively staged version of the...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cherie Campbell, on Oct 29, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 919 Views

MENLO PARK

The Irish Connection

Gerry Hanley, a life-long resident of Galway, on Ireland's west coast, has for decades wanted to visit Menlo Park, California. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ladera Cyclist, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 917 Views

ATHERTON

Listen to the Voice of the 49ers, Paul Tonelli

Listen to “Voice” of the 49-ers, Paul Tonelli, on Measure F Atherton is blessed to have many talented, intelligent, successful...

Original post made by No on Measure F on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by No Need for a County Library in Atherton, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1199 Views

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Hanretty expresses 'extreme remorse' for stealing from schools; heads to state prison

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by still reeling, on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 2640 Views

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Bold downtown plan spurs debate over Palo Alto's growth

As he plans an eight-acre development in Menlo Park, billionaire John Arrillaga has proposed building a theater and four...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 910 Views

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Rural Lane off housing list

Squeaky wheels get the grease, so the saying goes, and the Menlo Park City Council listened. Protest by hundreds of people...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Oct 27, 2012 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 911 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial endorsements: Atherton City Council

Lewis, Kupperman for Atherton council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13366 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by No need for County Library , on Oct 27, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 10 comments | 1612 Views

ATHERTON

Questions on Mayor Widmer's letter to residents?

Concerns on accuracy of Mayor Widmer’s Letter October 25th letter to residents: On Thursday October 25th the following...

Original post made by Will Atherton Police be Outsourced by 2016? on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 27, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 4 comments | 955 Views

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It's Time for Honesty from Supervisors

Supervisors Carole Groom and Rose Jacobs Gibson have both personally benefited by being appointed to the Supervisor seat....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 27, 2012 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 786 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Intimidating tactics in Atherton council race

I give the Atherton police an "A" for their professional actions under the leadership of Chief Flint and Lieutenant Wade. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 1152 Views

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Letter: Dissolve Sequoia Healthcare District

Although I do not endorse everything Jack Hickey does, I do believe voters should support his call for the dissolution of...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 26, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 6 comments | 1891 Views

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Beyond haunting: Halloween-themed events

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 862 Views

MENLO PARK

Assembly race: Software engineer challenges veteran legislator for District 24 seat

Two Menlo Park men are in the race for the local Assembly district seat: Rich Gordon, who is asking voters to return him...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Samantha, on Oct 25, 2012 at 11:01 pm | 2 comments | 1554 Views

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Woodside's enchanted forest

Regal would not be too strong a word to describe this rider on a roadside trail in Woodside on Saturday, Oct. 13, for the...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Oct 25, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 1 comment | 842 Views

ATHERTON

Yes on Measure F - Lying or Delusion??

The just circulated mailer urging a Yes on Measure F states: "Build Atherton's New library - No Cost to Taxpayers". Either...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 8 comments | 1880 Views
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