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AROUND TOWN

Outstanding article written in the WSJ by two Stanford Profs

Michael Boskin and John Cogan respectively are professors of economics and public policy at Stanford University. They are...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 2237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Greening up the dinner table

Like most people, Menlo Park resident Julie Shanson knows that eating healthy is no great mystery. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Susannah, on Apr 6, 2015 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air planes still overhead, despite OK to fly Bay route

Joining Adam Ullman in his North Fair Oaks backyard for a weekday morning cup of coffee makes it clear just what he means...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Member, on Aug 17, 2016 at 10:35 am | 13 comments | 2237 Views

ATHERTON

New work on rail crossings in Atherton

Overnight work on two railroad crossings in Atherton is set to begin on Monday, Sept. 28, Caltrain announced. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ben Halpren, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2237 Views

ATHERTON

Open space district adds 1,000-plus acres

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has purchased more than 1,000 acres of property in San Mateo County this...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2237 Views

ATHERTON

Little League facilities: Too big for the park?

When Atherton voters overwhelmingly approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Good Call, on Feb 15, 2014 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 2237 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council hits back hard on felling trees without a permit

It isn't the first five-figure penalty the Woodside Town Council has assessed on a property owner for felling mature trees...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by long timer, on Apr 25, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 2237 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Alzheimer's Cafe opens

Peninsula Volunteers has opened the Alzheimer's Cafe in Menlo Park, a free gathering place for those with dementia and their...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Bart Charlow, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 2236 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police plan to add ShotSpotter, surveillance tools

Menlo Park landed on a list no one wants to be on, according to a consultant hired to review the police department's operations....

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 2236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley launches radio station

A low-power AM radio station went on line recently in Portola Valley. The broadcast signal is intended for town-wide communications...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 2236 Views

WOODSIDE

Structures rise for Woodside wedding

The wild creatures that normally inhabit the grassy pasture and scattered trees in the 500 block of Mountain Home Road in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:06 am | 3 comments | 2236 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Government websites be searchable?

In my struggle to make the Sequoia Healthcare District more user friendly, I suggested to CEO Lee Michelson that "Searchable...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 2235 Views

MENLO PARK

It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Feb 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2234 Views

MENLO PARK

Ex-Menlo Park worker pleads no contest to misdemeanor embezzlement

A man who worked at the front desk of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in Menlo Park has pleaded no contest to one...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Dec 6, 2014 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Rancho Palos Verdes rescinds Widmer's city manager job offer

In the end, Bill Widmer didn't have to decide if he was going to resign from his seat on the Atherton City Council to take...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 31, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2234 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Customers save Ladera's pizza restaurant

With the help of the community, a crisis has passed at the Round Table restaurant on Alpine Road in Ladera. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by jeannie, on Oct 10, 2011 at 9:54 am | 5 comments | 2234 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to hold study session on binding arbitration

The fight to end binding arbitration in Menlo Park is not over. While the City Council voted 4-1 to approve a new contract...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by information, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 2233 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High enrollment appears to be growing as predicted

In an apparent confirmation of projections that the number of students at Menlo-Atherton High School would begin to rise...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 2233 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters asked to extend county's 1/2-cent sales tax by 20 years

It's costly for people with average incomes to live in San Mateo County. The median price for a single-family home is $1.25...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 6 comments | 2233 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 25 bicyclists cited for running stop sign

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies cited 25 bicyclists on charges of failing to come to a stop at a busy intersection in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 8, 2010 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 2233 Views
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