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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school burglar sentenced

After pleading no contest to burglary charges in connection with local school break-ins, Jaime Maldanado, 20, was sentenced...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by It gets worse, on Oct 8, 2011 at 9:40 am | 5 comments | 1410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reining event showcases equestrian skills

The 10th annual Reining By The Bay, a venue for riders and their mounts to showcase their skills and compete for $100,000...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1409 Views

MENLO PARK

Baykeeper sues West Bay Sanitary over sewage spills

An environmental watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against the West Bay Sanitary District and two Peninsula cities over...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1409 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Sunk costs' rule applies to downtown plan

In your editorial of May 11, regarding the unfavorable EIR on the downtown plan, you expressed much dismay about the $1 million...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 24, 2011 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1409 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District says: "One dollar and twenty-seven cents returned for every tax dollar collected"

Visit http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ and you will see this incredible, and meaningless claim. The Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1409 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilwoman Fergusson skips Dec. 15 ethics course, days after vowing to reacquaint herself with open government law

SJ Mercury News 12/29/2010 3am "Menlo Park councilwoman forgoes Dec. 15 ethics course, days after vowing to reacquaint herself...

Original post made by Bob on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:41 am | 19 comments | 1408 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ugandan dancers at M-A

Traveling halfway around the world, the young dancers and musicians of the Spirit of Uganda return to the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Spirit of Uganda, on Jan 19, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 1408 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Barn OK, but no vineyard for meadow preserve

==B Portola Valley:== This is an expanded version of a previously posted story. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10497...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 27, 2012 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 1408 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook, Menlo come to terms over new campus

Looks as if Menlo Park got many of the items on its wish list for the development agreement related to Facebook's plans to...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 24, 2013 at 12:42 pm | 4 comments | 1408 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Specific Plan flawed; needs to be revised

For the benefit of Old Timers and others: While I agree with some of SaveMenlo's objections to the Specific Plan and to Stanford's...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by time for review, on Aug 21, 2013 at 8:46 am | 3 comments | 1408 Views

MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1407 Views

ATHERTON

In Atherton, disparate views on what constitutes transparent government

In the wake of recent criticism about the appointment of the new police chief and lack of disclosure about a $230,000 sexual-harassment...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by inquisitive, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1407 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scholar with a cause

Sarah Mummah is beyond doubt a determined woman. She recalls that as a Stanford student, when a professor was discussing...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by Billy Lee, on Apr 19, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1407 Views

MENLO PARK

Water worries: City nudges, rather than pushes, consumers to conserve water supply

As climate change sparks concerns of dwindling water supply, Menlo Park is trying to encourage people to conserve through...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 3, 2010 at 9:28 am | 10 comments | 1406 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun Micro reassessment not yet resolved

The question is still open as to whether the San Mateo County Assessor's Office will reassess the four-parcel campus of Sun...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Arnie, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

District delivers death to mosquitoes

Mosquitoes have dedicated enemies in San Mateo County, where the Mosquito Abatement District goes to great lengths to deny...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1406 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park 'State of City' speech

In case residents are in withdrawal for lack of a regular City Council meeting this week, they can attend Mayor Rich Cline's...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Who did this?, on Sep 24, 2010 at 5:05 pm | 8 comments | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park getting shafted by M-A

The SJ Mercury News reports: "After contributing $2.6 million to construction of the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Oct 6, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 18 comments | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/18/2011

Hardcover Nonfiction 1 Bond Wayne Pacelle 2 Bossypants - Tina Fey 3 Social Animal - David Brooks 4 Unbroken - Laura...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 19, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1406 Views
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