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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission examines downtown plan sans fiscal impact analysis

When the Menlo Park Planning Commission commenced its multi-session review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Jul 23, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Posh Bagel reopens in Menlo Park

Posh Bagel reopens on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park on Saturday, July 23, a little more than a year after a fire...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2011
Last comment by StructuredSettlements, on Jul 23, 2011 at 2:05 am | 1 comment | 1753 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President Obama: Go 'big' on debt deal

For years now, America has been spending more money than we take in. The result is that we have too much debt on our nation's...

Original post made by the President on Jul. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1939 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

Marvel Comics guru Stan Lee once half-jokingly described the first adventure of Captain America as "so full of lightning-swift...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 5585 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Hard to find a financial crisis in Atherton

A few weeks ago in these pages, I urged the Atherton City Council to survey the community before firing all of our building...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by mickie winkler, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 20 comments | 5139 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Does Portola Valley need real bike lanes?

The Portola Valley Town Council on June 8 discussed a possible revision to the volunteer Traffic Committee's mandate to...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 9 comments | 3400 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former Woodside woman embezzled millions

Ann Ray, a bookkeeper and former resident of Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court July 19 to six felony counts of income...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 22, 2011 at 8:22 am | 2 comments | 3027 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor delays action on outsourcing

The Atherton City Council met Tuesday night (July 20) but pulled from the agenda a legal step to implement a plan to outsource...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by A big thank you to the courageous , on Jul 21, 2011 at 8:24 pm | 2 comments | 1847 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Spencer Harris memorial

Tonight the friends and family of Spencer Harris will gather to honor the 74-year-old Menlo Park man who died on May 17....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by James Madison, on Jul 21, 2011 at 3:01 pm | 1 comment | 1516 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney closes Menlo priest investigation

The San Francisco District Attorney's Office has decided not to press charges against Father William Myers, pastor of a Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Jul 21, 2011 at 10:06 am | 9 comments | 1861 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton layoffs delayed at last minute

A judge temporarily stopped Atherton from laying off six city employees at the last minute on Friday, July 15, after hearing...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Aaron , on Jul 21, 2011 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1730 Views

AROUND TOWN

Andronico's market to close July 24

Andronico's market, a high-end grocery store that's been a fixture at Stanford Shopping Center for the past two decades,...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mark Sheehan , on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:48 pm | 5 comments | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Friday service for Cate Fisher, 19, of Menlo Park

A memorial service will be held Friday, July 22, for Catherine (Cate) Fisher, 19, of Menlo Park, who died July 13 after she...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Amy, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 4971 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: More copper wire thefts at Facebook

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9324...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by To Sensitive , on Jul 20, 2011 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Rescue plan for 'Granny' sounds solid

The future of "Granny," the centuries-old heritage oak tree that was threatened by crews installing a new Hetch Hetchy waterline,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Jill Andre, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 1623 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Brown’s Leaky Bucket Tax Increase

The other morning I read an article by a major columnist that said the goals of those who oppose tax increases - or at least...

Original post made by Duf Sundheim on Jul. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chef Martin Yan at Atherton Library

The Atherton Library is hosting a cooking demonstration by noted Chef Martin Yan, of "Yan Can Cook" fame on Saturday, July...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1425 Views

MOVIES

Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nostalgic, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 5381 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obama and the Coming Democalypse

President Obama is evidently feeling the pressure from the current shenanigans over a routine hike in the debt ceiling. ...

Original post made by Chris Chantrill on Jul. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1696 Views

ATHERTON

Interim Atherton Police Chief

This is a great appointment - a true professional with no interest in a long term job. Danielson, Connors and Flint will...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Jul. 11, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 20, 2011 at 12:30 am | 20 comments | 3460 Views
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