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AROUND TOWN

A few minutes with Martin Litton

Here's a softball question for an environmentalist: With climate change largely absent from the national consciousness, if...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Sep 11, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

MENLO PARK

The elegant artichoke

Artichokes and asparagus say spring to the cook. After a dreary winter of devising a dozen ways to cook chard or broccoli,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by yum, on Apr 15, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park property owners organize to oppose plan for downtown area

A group of downtown property owners that opposes the city of Menlo Park's long-term plans for its downtown area now has a...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by roxie, on May 19, 2010 at 12:32 am | 5 comments | 1218 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 1218 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combating fire

Firefighters from Menlo Park, Fremont and South San Francisco joined in fire-combat training drills at the Baylands Structural...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Marianne, on Apr 4, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Supes may vote on sales tax measure

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors may decide on Tuesday, July 24, whether to place on the Nov. 6 ballot a measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 7:37 am | 7 comments | 1218 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley flooded with volunteers

The cup runneth over for the town of Portola Valley. Seventeen residents, including six incumbents, have applied for seven...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by time to move on, on Nov 27, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 2 comments | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors voting on raises for deputy sheriffs.

Today the vote on raises. The average pay for a San Mateo County deputy sheriff was $130,321 as of 2010. The deputies...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1217 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Lesson for Atherton in library parking issue?

The Feb. 29 Almanac carried several instructional articles, including the editorial about the current library parking "crunch"...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2012
Last comment by Right You Are, on Mar 11, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1217 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Writer sees flaws in new library argument

Sandy Crittenden's letter about Atherton's library-in-the-park debate is misleading, either from exaggeration, ignorance,...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2012
Last comment by specious argument, on Sep 5, 2012 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 1217 Views

MENLO PARK

Flood warning in effect for creeks, streams

The National Weather Service this morning has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for parts of San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by pjp, on Oct 13, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1216 Views

ATHERTON

What should be the residency requirement for Council members?

At present the residency requirement for Council members is ambiguous and not precisely defined in local, county or state...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton OKs effort to reopen high-speed rail lawsuit

The Atherton City Council signed on to efforts to reopen a lawsuit against the proposed California high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 21, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - September 19, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Freedom Jonathan Franzen 2 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 3 Room Emma Donoghue...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1216 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council agrees to lower proposed garbage rates

Garbage rates will go up in Atherton, but not as high as the town first proposed, the City Council decided Wednesday night....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 17, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver arrested for homicide in fatal crash

A 25-year-old East Palo Alto woman has been arrested for the death of her friend after a fatal car crash on June 17. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Jun 24, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Housing for homeless veterans

The Department of Veterans Affairs holds a public hearing tonight (July 28) to discuss creating housing on Willow Road in...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2011 at 9:55 am | 7 comments | 1216 Views

MENLO PARK

Venture capitalists make philanthropy pledge

The six partners of the Menlo Park venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz will give a $1 million "group donation" to six...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bravo, on May 2, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 1216 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Group to grapple with aircraft noise

Guaranteed: The snappy response to someone living close to San Francisco International or any other major airport who complains...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 1, 2013 at 2:36 am | 9 comments | 1216 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to fund five more Habitat homes

Menlo Park's City Council at its March 2 meeting approved providing funding to help Habitat for Humanity buy and renovate...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Mar 3, 2010 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views
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