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After outcry, Caltrain pledges to soften train whistle

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks over a recent increase in the volume of train whistles, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 14 comments | 5048 Views

MENLO PARK

What's wrong with downtown Menlo Park?

Santa Cruz Avenue is looking pretty dowtrodden these days with so many stores closed down and boarded up, while downtown...

Original post made by Downtown on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Squirrell, on May 7, 2009 at 10:13 am | 37 comments | 5039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board imposes terms on union employees

The firefighters of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will get $350 more per month for health and welfare benefits,...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 18, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 41 comments | 5039 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council sets special meeting Friday on allegations of improper conduct by councilman

The Atherton City Council is scheduling a special emergency meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, to look into allegations...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by down to earth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 5035 Views

AROUND TOWN

What's the future for Sunset campus in Menlo Park?

What will be, will be. It has a certain logic for Jim Cogan, the Menlo Park official responsible for economic development...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by lessons learned, on Nov 20, 2014 at 6:13 pm | 28 comments | 5034 Views

MENLO PARK

Attorney died of 'accidental asphyxiation'

An autopsy has revealed that Menlo Park attorney Daniel J. Weiser, 48, died of accidental asphyxiation by hanging, San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by cindy tamayo, on Oct 17, 2007 at 11:49 am | 7 comments | 5032 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton pushes for action to limit Surf Air

Atherton has send a letter demanding something be done about the noise impacts of Surf Air flights, asking for action by...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 5, 2015 at 7:29 am | 45 comments | 5031 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on coexisting with mountain lions

A researcher who has spent the last three years studying mountain lions in the Santa Cruz Mountains says that due to development,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by larry darnell, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 5029 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Mom, young children slightly injured in crash near Atherton

A woman and three young children were among those slightly injured in a car accident near Atherton this morning, a California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by Carrie, on Oct 5, 2013 at 7:57 am | 8 comments | 5028 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 5028 Views

OTHER TOPICS

2015 Readers' Choice: The winners are ...

You'll see many old favorites – and some newcomers – on the list of winners of the 2015 Almanac Readers' Choice...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Water, on Aug 3, 2015 at 8:21 pm | 6 comments | 5026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join Project Warm Hug's Scarf-a-thon this weekend!

This year, Project Warm Hug is giving over 1500+ gifts to 1500+ local children in need. These children are either living...

Original post made by megan rosenhart on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5025 Views

MOVIES

Sing-a-long Movie Night

Atherton Library is hosting a sing-a-long Movie Night featuring "Mamma Mia!" Come join the fun, Friday, July 8 at 7 pm. 2...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 5024 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Supervisors ask for noise study on San Carlos Airport

Supporters of the San Carlos Airport filled a San Mateo County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, March 8, but they...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Ron, on May 1, 2016 at 6:50 pm | 128 comments | 5022 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Healthcare Districts getting politically active

Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose Board I have served since 2002, is a dues paying member ($20,000/year) of the Association...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 5017 Views

MENLO PARK

Gov. Brown declares drought emergency

In declaring a drought emergency today, Gov. Jerry Brown ordered state officials to take all necessary actions to prepare...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Ike's congressional/corporate/industrial bribe complex, on Jan 19, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 8 comments | 5016 Views

ATHERTON

Wiest named Atherton's new mayor

Cary Wiest, elected a little more than a year ago to the Atherton City Council, was chosen by his fellow council members...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 5014 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors appeal Oak Knoll School permit

Plans for construction on the campus of Oak Knoll elementary school have hit a snag. A group of neighbors is asking the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Geezer Smasher, on Jan 24, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 51 comments | 5009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 46 comments | 5005 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man with semi-automatic weapon protests on Sand Hill

==B Update:== There's a man with a gun over there, and what he wants ain't exactly clear. "There" is in the 2800 block of...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Marshall, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 5004 Views
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