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MENLO PARK

Sandbags at the ready in Menlo Park

You may have noticed it's a bit wet outside this morning. The weather forecast suggests it's going to get even wetter for...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by gina, on Nov 28, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 2 comments | 1258 Views

MENLO PARK

Free custom energy audits for large homes

Acterra, the Palo Alto-based environmental nonprofit, is preparing to offer free residential energy audits to cut electricity...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2009
Last comment by Giuseppe Verde, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ollie Brown retires, after 47 years, from fire service

When Ollie Brown, at right, heard sirens blaring from trucks leaving the fire station he grew up near in Toledo, Ohio, he...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 14, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Case affirmed Union Pacific's rights

This is a response to last week's guest opinion by Quentin Kopp, a board member of the state's High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by NIMBY Buster, on Aug 2, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 3 comments | 1257 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission green-lights Beltramo townhomes

A housing project first envisioned a decade ago evaded an equally drawn-out death as the Menlo Park Planning Commission voted...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three Saturday (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1257 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 | 1257 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sanitary district settles lawsuit for $1.4 million

The two-year dispute is over between water quality watchdog San Francisco Baykeeper and the West Bay Sanitary District,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by No Spills Ha, on Jan 27, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie filming may cause Sand Hill delays

Menlo Park police are warning drivers to expect delays on Sand Hill Road between Saga Lane and 2700 Sand Hill Road from 7...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:03 pm | 5 comments | 1257 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Design panel to step into fray over affordable housing in Portola Valley

Stepping into the affordable housing controversy in Portola Valley, the town's Architectural & Site Control Commission will...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2012
Last comment by town planner sydney, on Oct 22, 2012 at 11:53 pm | 5 comments | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

June 21: Pajama Party Adopt-a-thon

Odette, a 65-pound, 3-year-old, with an adorable, wrinkled face and a passion for belly rubs, is among the 200 or so dogs,...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Chris M, on Jun 16, 2014 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 1257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Outsourcing II (The Truth)

The Atherton Police Department and their union, the Atherton Police Officer's Association, have gotten pretty active lately...

Original post made by The Truth on Sep. 28, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1256 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barry Robinson, on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1256 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President of Canada College to retire

Thomas Mohr, the president of Canada Community College in Woodside, said he will retire at the end of June after six years...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Jun 8, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Lewis files for re-election to council

With only one week left before the filing deadline, Elizabeth Lewis filed papers today (Aug. 3) to run for re-election to...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keith Wollenberg, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1256 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wagstaffe gets taken to the Woodshed

Ex Atherton Finance Director John Johns got the stiff arm from the DA in response to his request for a copy of the investigative...

Original post made by rapid fire on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on May 4, 2010 at 9:37 pm | 5 comments | 1255 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

ATHERTON

Las Lomitas offers transitional kindergarten

For the first time, the Las Lomitas School District is offering a transitional kindergarten program called "Young Fives,"...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1255 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park vandalism: Youth may face 22 counts

Twenty-two counts of vandalism, one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and possession of burglary tools:...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jul 13, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 1255 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A New Climate Change Consensus

A thoughtful and measured opinion piece from Fred Krupp about climate change from today's Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444320704577569231537...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Denier fantasies, on Jul 6, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 1255 Views
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