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AROUND TOWN

Gas prices surge past $4-a-gallon in Portola Valley

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI Investigation

Will this investigation ever conclude ? It can't possibly take this long to investigate the county DA. My guess is we never...

Original post made by bob on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by A.K.A., on Jun 23, 2011 at 7:01 pm | 6 comments | 1252 Views

MENLO PARK

Teen charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by GINA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime principal of Hillview school to retire in June

Mike Moore, the principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park for the past 23 years, announced Monday that he plans to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by Amber Rice, on Jun 11, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1251 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Ordinance would restrict lawn watering

A revised Menlo Park ordinance would prevent some homeowners from watering their lawns during the day, and require them to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by the connection, on Jan 1, 2010 at 10:49 am | 15 comments | 1251 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Grateful for Rep. Eshoo's vote on health care reform

I am grateful to Rep. Anna Eshoo for standing with her constituents and supporting health insurance reform. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 8, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 1251 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess baby pool closed until May

Splish, splash, babies won't be taking a bath again in the Burgess baby pool any time soon, according to aquatics center...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:39 pm | 3 comments | 1251 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Copper wire thieves hit Facebook offices

Police in Menlo Park are investigating three separate thefts of copper wiring this month from the future headquarters...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shawn, on Jun 30, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 1251 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Celebrating 50 years of friendship

They met at age 4. Fifty years later, Peter Katz and Bob Holland are celebrating five decades of friendship with 150 of their...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by YOUNG VOICE, on Apr 20, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1251 Views

MENLO PARK

Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it — no mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by doppelganger, on May 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1250 Views

ATHERTON

End of a long career in Atherton

Troy Henderson, Atherton's public works supervisor, retired June 30 after 35 years of working for the town. Although he had...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Michael Boyd, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1250 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Amazon's misguided fight against sales tax

We hope the public will wholeheartedly support the local merchants, including Menlo Park's Clark Kepler, who joined a press...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by fiscalsanity, on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain drops plans for major fare hikes and service cuts

After announcing that major fee hikes and service cuts could be in store for Caltrain as it looks to balance its budget,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calls to Eshoo mostly in favor of health overhaul

As President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders continued twisting arms for votes, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 22, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 1249 Views

MENLO PARK

The endless excuses about removing the fence at 1906 El Camino

When is the city of Menlo Park going to take action on the fence along El Camino at 1906 El Camino? Is the city content kowtowing...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 12, 2010 at 9:24 pm | 3 comments | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: World Affairs Council in Atherton

Professor Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies at Stanford University, will be the guest speaker at the kickoff event...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1249 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park grows while neighbors shrink

While Menlo Park's population grew by 4 percent during the past 10 years, neighboring towns Atherton, Portola Valley, and...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Why your help is needed to keep the Almanac and local journalism strong

<I> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11373 posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 12:00...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 1249 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board: 'Huge shift' in compensation policy?

Are firefighters overpaid? In negotiating pay packages, should fire districts consider only what other fire departments...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 11 comments | 1249 Views
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