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Panel finds flaws in high-speed-rail forecasts

The California agency charged with building America's first high-speed-rail system has been using a flawed forecasting model...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 2, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1578 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Bay Road pipeline construction starts

As part of its $4.6 billion Hetch Hetchy seismic upgrade project, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission starts work...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 2, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 2868 Views

WOODSIDE

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen early Monday morning (Aug. 1) in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Aug 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 7/31/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Dance With Dragons - George R R Martin 2 State Of Wonder - Ann Patchett 3 Turn Of Mind - Alice LaPlante 4 Doorways...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1377 Views

MENLO PARK

Redistricting still splits Menlo, but along 101

The California Citizens Redistricting Commission has divided Menlo Park into two congressional districts, but the border...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by redraw?, on Aug 2, 2011 at 10:08 am | 4 comments | 1304 Views

ATHERTON

Trash-bin clutter: Atherton residents face fines

Atherton's City Council has adopted a new ordinance regarding the timely rolling out and rolling in of recycling and trash...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by annie fishback, on Aug 1, 2011 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 2648 Views

MENLO PARK

First look: Facebook's new home from the inside out

If any office building has that coveted "new car" smell, it's Facebook's renovated Menlo Park headquarters. Earlier this...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2011
Last comment by Lawrence de Arabia, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 1480 Views

MENLO PARK

Paying for 'overtime' parking in downtown Menlo

Start saving your quarters: In three months, plazas 1 and 5 in downtown Menlo Park will sprout parking meters. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by I was there, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 29 comments | 3226 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police: Outrage over homicides leads to tips

After decades of adhering to a "no-snitch" culture, East Palo Alto residents are coming forward with tips about recent murders...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Aug 1, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 11 comments | 2719 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mountain lion seen walking the links

A mountain lion was seen walking the links on a golf course in unincorporated Burlingame on Sunday morning (July 31),...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jenny, on Aug 1, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 1936 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo police agree to pay freeze

The new contract for the city's 36 line officers goes before the City Council on July 26 and contains almost identical terms...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Heads in the Sand Hill, on Aug 1, 2011 at 7:13 am | 5 comments | 1667 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The wilder side of redistricting

A proposed state redistricting plan has added some interesting dynamics to the political representation in the Almanac's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:23 am | 2 comments | 2157 Views

MENLO PARK

Homeless vets: Shelter Network lands grant

Shelter Network, a nonprofit that provides services for homeless people on the Peninsula, has been awarded a federal grant...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jul 29, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1858 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo downtown specific plan

The Menlo Park Planning Commission meets tonight (July 28) to study the downtown portion of the proposed specific plan. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Barb Slaton, on Jul 28, 2011 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 1584 Views

MENLO PARK

Two men arrested after high-speed chase

Two men taken into custody Wednesday night after leading law enforcement officials on a lengthy car chase through the East...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by What?, on Jul 28, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 9 comments | 1713 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton trash-bin clutter: Residents face fines

Atherton's City Council has adopted a new ordinance regarding the timely rolling out and rolling in of recycling and trash...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Phil Lopwno, on Jul 28, 2011 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Pedestrian Accidents

Two people have died crossing El Camino Real in the past year or so. Yesterday, there was another accident involving a pedestrian....

Original post made by El Camino Real on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 28, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 1358 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto: Four homicides in 12 days

East Palo Alto Police Chief Ron Davis said police officers will sacrifice their days off and work overtime to fight the recent...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Jul 28, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 15 comments | 3981 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Live music at Marsh Manor

Steel Jam will perform "Caribbean music and more" at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at the Marsh Manor Shopping Center, 3700 Florence...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Freeman, on Jul 28, 2011 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 1759 Views

AROUND TOWN

I've seen Fire and I've seen Rain, I've seen Global Warming I thought would never end

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Original post made by James Taylor on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jul 28, 2011 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views
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Surviving Family Holidays
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