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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 | 1221 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 | 1221 Views

MENLO PARK

Retail development lawsuit nears end?

The legal tangle surrounding an office/retail development project at 1300 El Camino Real may clear up when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Inquiry, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1220 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Loses Police Dog Lotty in Tragedy

I was very sad to learn that Atherton Police Dog Lotty died recently due to ingesting a poisonous plant. This is a terrible...

Original post made by St. Francis of Assisi on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 24, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 1220 Views

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 | 1220 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 | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

The WAMP goes weekly

Goodbye, Daily WAMP, we hardly knew you. The Peninsula's newest newspaper has decided to switch to a weekly format, starting...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2010
Last comment by WAMP This!, on Aug 29, 2010 at 8:58 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo brothers try to reduce number of affordable housing units tonight

From the San Jose Mercury News http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15959548?nclick_check=1 Come on Almanac at least...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A commemoration for Bill Lane

As the Portola Valley community mourns the passing of Bill Lane, I would like to share a personal account of how his supportive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo streetlights go green

About 20 percent of Menlo Park's 2,300 street lights will start to shine a little brighter and burn a little less energy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Evelyn, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo downtown specific plan

The Menlo Park Planning Commission meets tonight (July 28) to study the downtown portion of the proposed specific plan. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by Barb Slaton, on Jul 28, 2011 at 10:27 pm | 6 comments | 1219 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 | 1219 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 | 1219 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 | 1219 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. 1218 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 | 1218 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former post office manager faces charges

The post office manager of Menlo College is facing charges of credit card and identification theft after an investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by for the record, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 1218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Uncounted ballots found from November election

San Mateo County election officials said Thursday that 65 uncounted provisional ballots from November's election were...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2013
Last comment by provo man, on Apr 26, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 16 comments | 1218 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. 1217 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail delay may benefit Peninsula

Local high-speed rail watchdogs think recent announcements by the rail authority will give Peninsula residents more time...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1217 Views
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