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AROUND TOWN

POST buys 97 acres near La Honda

The Peninsula Open Space Trust has acquired 97.5 acres of land on the western side of the Santa Cruz range near La Honda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Jan 15, 2011 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1543 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Getting off of Gentry Magazine's distribution list

Anyone know how to get off of Gentry Magazine's distribution list? I'm not interested in the content/tone of the editorials...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by sourgrapes, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 5 comments | 1821 Views

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Remembering Betty -- and Country Almanac

Betty Fry, who died Dec. 30 in Nevada City, is still making her mark on the Midpeninsula every week, as the local newspaper...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2067 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo townhomes approved

The Menlo Park City Council got the new year off to a productive start. In less than an hour, without much debate or even...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Jan 13, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 6 comments | 2296 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park should not welcome Facebook

I just read where our City Manager said he would be delighted if Facebook were to come into the Sun Micro campus. Why! Does...

Original post made by looking on on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Doctrine of Relation Back?, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 41 comments | 3086 Views

MENLO PARK

Sisters sentenced in stiletto heel attack

A pair of sisters pleaded no contest to misdemeanor charges in connection with a July 2010 British Bankers Club incident...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by that does it, on Jan 13, 2011 at 2:38 pm | 2 comments | 1891 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park gas leak due to house demolition

Failure to have PG&E turn off electricity and gas to a home about to be demolished resulted in a gas leak that dissipated...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Not a PG&E fan, on Jan 13, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed homeowner confronts would-be burglar

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it apprehended a suspect in an attempted residential burglary in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 12, 2011 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 1581 Views

MENLO PARK

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 12) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1612 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council, finance committee meet Thursday morning

A joint meeting of the Atherton City Council and the town's Finance Committee is set for 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by keith, on Jan 12, 2011 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1719 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: The garbage man taketh away

Suddenly, Menlo Park and Atherton residents are waking up to the fact that the waste collector is now taking away their garbage,...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lucky, on Jan 12, 2011 at 10:44 am | 1 comment | 1560 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramos townhomes before Menlo council Tuesday

Ten years ago, the Beltramos started dreaming of building townhomes at 1460 El Camino Real. On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1263 Views

MENLO PARK

Those new useless garbage cans

I use (try to use) the new 20gal garbage can. After several weeks of trying to place as much garbage as I was able to place...

Original post made by Bob on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by NoLike, on Jan 11, 2011 at 11:31 pm | 9 comments | 1821 Views

MENLO PARK

Possible gas main break reported on Middle Avenue in Menlo Park

Firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District were called to the scene of a possible rupture in a gas main at...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by smelled gas, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Beltramo townhomes before council

Ten years ago, the Beltramos started dreaming of building townhomes at 1460 El Camino Real. After months of haggling, the...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by LongMemory, on Jan 11, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 2269 Views

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Caltrain rethinks high-speed rail relationship

Bob Doty, director of the Peninsula Rail Program, has traded in his Caltrain ticket for a position with engineering firm...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 11, 2011 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 2610 Views

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Green business offers 'plug and play' solar panels

ReadySolar, a green business with Portola Valley roots, has been selling its boxed, pre-assembled solar panels in cities,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by FireET, on Jan 11, 2011 at 3:12 am | 2 comments | 1913 Views

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Gov. Brown proposes slashing spending, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1796 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Councilwoman Fergusson loses her way

What was she thinking? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10620 posted Wednesday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 10, 2011 at 9:01 am | 24 comments | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Piano teacher walks after judge dismisses retrial

Piano teacher Boping Chen, 59, whose March 2006 conviction on child molestation charges involving an 8-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by M.Mark, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1381 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
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Caesar Pleaser
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Fire department event at the library
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