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AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Thursday, August 12 at 4 pm: Family Musical Storytime for all ages. Friday, August 13 starting at 1 pm: Summer Reading...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 11, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Three Menlo council candidates file papers

Three candidates for the Menlo Park City Council made their intentions official on Aug. 6. Incumbents Rich Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 11, 2010 at 8:57 am | 19 comments | 2209 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Block party, concert in park

Menlo Park will hold its second and final block party of the summer on Wednesday, Aug. 11, featuring a performance by a Beatles...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 4 comments | 1528 Views

MENLO PARK

Medical complex completion delayed again

Although six weeks ago the manager responsible for overseeing construction of a medical office complex at 1906 El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 12 comments | 1751 Views

MENLO PARK

Keith pulls papers for Menlo Park council race

Menlo Park Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith pulled papers Monday (Aug. 9) to run for City Council. She has two days to...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Intrigued, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail directors told to lie low on Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1405 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - August 8, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Doctor & The Diva Adrienne McDonnell 2 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 3 Star Island Carl...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1396 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Bell tolls for Jackling house

Uphold Our Heritage, the preservation-oriented group trying to save Woodside's historic Jackling house, has been dealt another...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 1879 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 3053 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council set to impose two-tier pension system

As the bureaucratic gears start turning to verify a citizen-led "pension reform" ballot initiative, Menlo Park's City Council...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:18 am | 196 comments | 13660 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Potential candidates now six

Another Menlo Park resident on record as opposing high-speed rail has pulled papers to run for City Council. Russell Peterson...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by morris brown, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 24 comments | 2029 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vendor blamed for missing voter guides

State leaders in Sacramento have unearthed clues partly explaining why some voters in San Mateo County were left empty-handed...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Always Suspicious, on Aug 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Stem cells and their potential

Stem cells hold a promise of "enormous potential" for healing, says Dr. Jill Helms, a surgery professor and stem cell researcher...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by , on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 1811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Solar flare up reaching Earth tonight

The Sun's surface flared up Sunday morning, expelling a mass of ionized atoms into the solar system. It will hit planet...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Adam Selene, on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Raising 'extraordinary kids'

Author Rafe Esquith will discuss his new book, "Lighting Their Fires: How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1486 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Architect joins architecture review board

The Woodside Town Council, in a unanimous vote, appointed resident and architect Thalia Lubin to the town's Architecture...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 5:12 pm | 4 comments | 2555 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First-time homebuyers can still cash in

California residents have just over a week left to apply to the state's first-time buyer tax credit program, the Franchise...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 7, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 1484 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: The upside of the downtown plan

After years of public meetings to learn what community members want our downtown to be like as we modernize over the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by small towner, on Aug 7, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 5 comments | 1384 Views

MENLO PARK

City poised to settle lawsuit involving former Cadillac site on El Camino Real

The Menlo Park City Council is poised to approve a settlement agreement with a group called Concerned Citizens of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 6, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1239 Views

MENLO PARK

Whole Foods exec: We're not coming to Menlo

News that Whole Foods may open a store at the abandoned Cadillac dealership at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo Park had potential...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by tom h., on Aug 6, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 25 comments | 2661 Views
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