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AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Man killed by train was investigated for involvement in Atherton elder abuse case

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 80 comments | 3516 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

Yule logs may have to go unburned this holiday weekend if cold, still weather conditions persist across the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 21, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 3515 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 26 comments | 3515 Views

ATHERTON

DON'T CRY FOR ATHERTON...

Atherton city council rebukes the San Mateo County civil jury report that found its building department overlooked fire safety...

Original post made by Pseudonyms Are Fun on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by Athertonian, on Feb 28, 2007 at 7:57 pm | 5 comments | 3513 Views

ATHERTON

Should Atherton curtail large basements, or ease up on the restrictions?

When is a basement big enough? In recent years, Atherton has put some restrictions on basement construction, prohibiting...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Mar. 10, 2007
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 19, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 3511 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park elections: campaign finance reports

Here are links to campaign finance reports (PDF documents) for the Nov. 4, 2014, Menlo Park elections. They cover the period...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 3511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hang up and ride

Just saw it again: a young kid, maybe 10 or 11, riding his bike on a busy arterial street, helmet on head, and yacking on...

Original post made by The Peripatetic Observer on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on May 7, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 3509 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Global warming

Salt Lake City has taken this issue quite seriously. The mayor has an aide whose sole job is to enlist support among citizens...

Original post made by David Boyce on Sep. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3508 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Woods in the 40's and 50's

I am currently researching the Los Trancos Woods of the past. My family had a summer home in LTW during the 40's and...

Original post made by JoAnne on Mar. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3508 Views

SPORTS

Gabriel Morgan Wins National Capitol Grand Prix; MP Resident Qualifies for US Junior Open Squash Championships

Gabriel Morgan, 10, one of the top ranked under 11 junior squash players in the United States, traveled to the Washington,...

Original post made by Frank Schmidt on Nov. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3507 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Why not a quiet zone for Menlo Park?

At the joint City Council study session with Atherton Jan. 29, I requested that formation of a railroad quiet zone for Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2008
Last comment by stressed out resident, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:33 pm | 9 comments | 3507 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Waste trucks convert to biodiesel fuel

Menlo Park's environmental programs coordinator Diane Dryer and Evan Boyd, general manager of Allied Waste in San Mateo County,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Sep 26, 2007 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 3505 Views

ATHERTON

Resident embarrassed by Atherton lawsuit

<B>This letter was published in the Dec. 13 issue of the Almanac.</B> Editor: The following letter was addressed to...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3504 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck crash?

Does anybody know anything about a truck crash on Ramona Road? There's been no report, although the road was closed all...

Original post made by Alekaneleno on Aug. 11, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 13, 2007 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 3503 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law protects mountain lions

A celebration of a new law authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill that protects mountain lions is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 3503 Views

WOODSIDE

COW offers to hoof bill to webcast council meetings

Citizens of Woodside, Inc., the anonymous watchdog organization that runs a Web site/blog at http://www.citizensofwoodside.com/?=node...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3502 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton staff testify to sexual harassment by public works supervisor Troy Henderson

Atherton Sgt. Kristin Nichols and former town employee Lois English testified Tuesday to numerous incidents of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by songwriter, on Jul 5, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 3502 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Child Care Woes

The City of Menlo Park is described as a calm, yet vibrant city, of beautiful tree-lined neighborhoods and friendly...

Original post made by Menlo Park Child Care Woes on Feb. 28, 2007
Last comment by laurel mother, on Mar 18, 2007 at 8:00 pm | 14 comments | 3501 Views

SPORTS

SPORTS: M-A, Woodside victorious Friday

The two local high school football powerhouses, Menlo-Atherton and Woodside, chalked up more victories Friday, and both are...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Oct. 21, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3500 Views

ATHERTON

Night-time rail work Dec. 15-16

Caltrain officials announced plans to install a "track panel" at the Watkins Avenue grade crossing on Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3498 Views
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