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MENLO PARK

Burglars bust window in Willows

As-of-yet-unidentified burglars broke the side window of a home in the 200 block of Marmona Drive in Menlo Park on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1956 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Nutrition in age of obesity

With obesity and Type 2 diabetes considered national epidemics, nutrition professor Marjorie Freedman will talk about her...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Aug 9, 2011 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 2092 Views

WOODSIDE

County stops broadcast herbicide spraying

San Mateo County will stop the broadcast roadside spraying of herbicides while it waits to hear from consultants about other...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Amy Shimmick, on Aug 8, 2011 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Housing for homeless veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs holds a public hearing tonight (July 28) to discuss creating housing on Willow Road in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 1727 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter to recuse himself from computer votes

Peter Carpenter, a member of the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has decided, "in an abundance...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by tolerant, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:41 am | 37 comments | 3869 Views

AROUND TOWN

Native American partial skull found in Ladera

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office were called to Ladera on Friday, July 1, after a worker discovered what...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by ItsO-S-C-A-R, on Aug 5, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 7 comments | 1786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Tour de Peninsula traffic advisory

You can expect some traffic congestion and lane closures Sunday, Aug. 7, due to Tour de Peninsula, expected to attract 1,500...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on Aug 5, 2011 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1653 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Russia's Post Office has issued a Collection of Stamps Honoring Obama's 50th Birthday

How appropriate for Russia to be honoring Obama. Do view the news click on this link http://english.ruvr.ru/2011/08/02/54099467.html Dasvidaniya Hank...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sung, on Aug 5, 2011 at 11:28 am | 7 comments | 2031 Views

MENLO PARK

Volatile public comment on downtown plan

The third session of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan inspired...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 41 comments | 4734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those were the days

This service station was a fixture on El Camino Real in 1940, soon after the state widened the two-lane gravel road to four...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by Caltrain is great infrastructure, on Aug 4, 2011 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 1613 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge: Bookkeeper deserves more time for embezzlement at Roger Reynolds Nursery

Some Americans are celebrating Emancipation Day, but probably not Evette Christine Weiler. A judge has decided that a woman...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2011 at 11:57 am | 4 comments | 2160 Views

MENLO PARK

Redistricting still splits city, but along 101

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

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2011 at 10:21 am | 2 comments | 1416 Views

MENLO PARK

Has Councilmember Fergusson violated the law?

Will the Almanac, dedicated to local journalism, please investigate this matter? In March 2011, Councilmember Fergusson...

Original post made by Whistleblower on Aug. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 3, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 14 comments | 2209 Views

SPORTS

Charity horse show set for Aug. 9-14

The 41st annual Menlo Charity Horse Show will take place Aug. 9 to 14 at the Menlo Circus Club, 190 Park Lane in Atherton....

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 3, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 3147 Views

OTHER TOPICS

House OKs debt-ceiling bill; Eshoo votes yes

Ending weeks of partisan bickering over raising the debt ceiling that threatened to plunge the federal government into default,...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 2, 2011 at 7:38 pm | 2 comments | 2222 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1636 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 | 3007 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 | 2487 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. 1437 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 | 1322 Views
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