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MENLO PARK

Briefs: Man chases burglar from Menlo Park home

A Menlo Park man chased a burglar from his home Friday, Nov. 13, though he wasn't able to recover the doormats the man stole. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by west.land, on Dec 2, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district bans wood burning on Thanksgiving

Bay Area residents are being asked not to throw a log on the fire this Thanksgiving due to poor air quality, and could...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 2, 2009 at 10:39 am | 4 comments | 1452 Views

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Menlo Park man, 30, injured in shooting

A 30-year-old Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Monday evening, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by old man, on Dec 2, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Hackers steal electronic data from top climate research center

An article in the Washington Post illustrates what behind the scenes has been know from several years. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/20/AR200911200...

Original post made by is climate chnage nonsense on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer2, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 3 comments | 1535 Views

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Short Takes

<B>Damage control, or just damage? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8931 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Dec 1, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 1284 Views

MENLO PARK

Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 1535 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Menlo Park's downtown plan doomed to failure?

This was posted in the Menlo Park City Council e-mail log. Couperus &lt;couperusj@sbcglobal.net&gt; | Sat, Nov 21, 2009...

Original post made by News Guy on Nov. 22, 2009
Last comment by get modern, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 22 comments | 2626 Views

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Police arrest man, 79, in shoplifting spree

Police arrested a 79-year-old Daly City man following a shoplifting spree in downtown Menlo Park on Nov. 17. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Lux, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:01 pm | 2 comments | 1363 Views

ATHERTON

Junior League holds house tour in Atherton

For the second year, the Junior League of Palo Alto/Mid Peninsula will host "Finishing Touches," a holiday house tour and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by Nick, on Dec 1, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

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High rent forces out local advocate of affordable housing

Elizabeth Lasensky stood in front of Eileen Donahoe's Portola Valley residence on a chilly night in February 2007, waiting...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by not a fan, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:38 am | 25 comments | 1918 Views

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Asian Art Museum program at Atherton Library

A docent from the Asian Art Museum will give a slide lecture on their newest exhibit, "Emerald Cities: Arts of Siam and Burma,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1336 Views

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Grandparenting program at Atherton Library

Be a go-to grandparent whether you're near or far. Join Donne Davis, a contributor to "The Art of Grandparenting," for conversation...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1162 Views

ATHERTON

High-speed rail planners ramp up communication spending; locals skeptical

Critics see the new $9 million public relations contract as an effort to stifle dissent, rather than promote dialogue. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by OH NO IT IS REAL, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:58 pm | 6 comments | 1647 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Another option for rail corridor

Are there alternatives for bringing a high-speed rail connection from San Jose to San Francisco that won't involve a king's...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Nov 30, 2009 at 6:21 pm | 25 comments | 1905 Views

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Portola Valley struggles with defining open space

The state has a definition for open space in a town's general plan, and Portola Valley is now working on a related definition:...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2009
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Nov 30, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 1480 Views

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Ristorante Mataro opens in downtown Menlo

Ristorante Mataro, Menlo Park's newest Italian restaurant, recently opened at 827 Santa Cruz Ave. in space formerly occupied...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by yummo!, on Nov 30, 2009 at 2:26 pm | 9 comments | 1812 Views

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Letter: Paying twice for rail authority's PR

It was disturbing and I thought unfair when taxpayer dollars were used to promote a ballot measure that I opposed &#8212;...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by sorry, what?, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 1710 Views

WOODSIDE

Sprinkler system douses home office fire

An interior sprinkler system extinguished a home-office fire on Buck Court in Woodside before firefighters arrived and before...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Satire, on Nov 29, 2009 at 7:17 am | 46 comments | 3078 Views

MENLO PARK

High rent forces out local advocate of affordable housing

Elizabeth Lasensky advocated for a number of local causes, pulling no punches in criticizing Menlo Park's "old guard." Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 28, 2009 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 1212 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Country Club faces uphill battle in opening door for expansion

The Menlo Country Club, a private golf course that sits along Woodside Road across from Woodside High School, may be thought...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Nov 27, 2009 at 3:40 pm | 5 comments | 1802 Views
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