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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park voters report delays, snafus at polling places

Menlo Park voters reported long lines and delays in voting at some polling places in the city. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Sidney Liebes, on Nov 3, 2010 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1232 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 | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced today that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1232 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a North Fair Oaks church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 4 comments | 1232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Tour de Peninsula cycling event

Now in its 22nd year, the Tour de Peninsula cycling event will take place Sunday, Aug. 4. Cycling on the short route of 20...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1232 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's says it might close if council approves El Camino development project

UPDATE: Council approves El Camino development http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5013 If Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by 52 year resident, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1231 Views

MENLO PARK

Spike in property crime in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are conducting undercover operations and increasing patrols in some areas in response to a spike in property...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by where is the security, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1231 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. 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elections 2010: Assembly candidate Yoriko Kishimoto is living the dream

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Rob Tanner, on May 5, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1231 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 | 1231 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council, again, rejects survey on new library

One thing is clear in Atherton right now: Residents have not come to an amiable agreement about whether their new library...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by WaltKelley05, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 1231 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck that struck wires caused power outage

A truck that hit low-hanging wires appears to have been the cause of a power outage that affected more than 1,700 customers...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by los trancos resident, on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 1231 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisors vote 4-1 to put sales tax on ballot

It might be like making a speech to a hostile audience when the county writes its argument in support of a half-cent sales...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Irate Voter, on Jul 25, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 13 comments | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Pipeline replacement closes lanes

Westbound lanes on Sand Hill Road between Branner Drive and Saga Lane will close during daytime hours as Pacific Gas and...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Stanford Hills Resident, on Aug 23, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 1231 Views

MENLO PARK

Sacred education for the 21st century

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, so the saying goes. In this case, from the purchase of 40 acres of land in 1894 has...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nitza Agam, on Aug 30, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-grader makes giant horse for school parade

I made a giant Morgan horse for my fifth-grade state float project at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley. My float was...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Jun 13, 2014 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skyline motorcycle crash victim identified

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on southbound state Highway 35 Saturday afternoon (June 26) has been identified as...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1230 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 | 1230 Views

OTHER TOPICS

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=165017&title=DA%20drops%20DV%20charges%20against%20cop San...

Original post made by Lurker on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:16 am | 7 comments | 1230 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A Texan proposes a solution to Welfare abuse

The following was published in the Waco Herald Tribune, November 18, 2010 and posted at http://picklyman.wordpress.com/2010/12/12/from-the-waco-herald-tribune-november-18-2010/....

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1230 Views
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