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AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion sighting in Atherton

A mountain lion sighting was reported at a home on Park Lane in Atherton late Sunday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by K Biorn, on Mar 17, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 7 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Wagstaffe Feels the Heat

I was blind copied in on an e-mail from the then disgraced and now celebrated Atherton ex Finance Director to San Mateo County...

Original post made by fireball on Apr. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1117 Views

MENLO PARK

Photo: Breakfast at Sharon Park pond

Derek Marsano wishes to share this picture he took at about 10 a.m. today (Oct. 4) at Sharon Park pond in Menlo Park. He...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by iyenori, on Oct 17, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1117 Views

ATHERTON

Trash collection: Another steep round of hikes

Rates that already went up in July will go up again, with the total of the two increases meaning many Atherton residents'...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Oct 22, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1117 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

ATHERTON

Who's got my phone? There's an app for that

A 15-year-old Menlo-Atherton High School student is facing criminal charges over the alleged theft from a locker room of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by surprising, on Jun 10, 2012 at 1:51 am | 7 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at knifepoint in Jack Lyle Park

If you go walking after midnight, keep an eye out. Late Wednesday night, two men robbed a third who was strolling through...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by get a clue, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 1117 Views

AROUND TOWN

QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ASKED

In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Trust but verify, on Aug 5, 2013 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 1117 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Presentation in Menlo Park on local effects of sea-level rise

A presentation is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, downstairs at the Menlo Park Library at 800 Alma St. on the expectation...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by bill price, on Jan 30, 2014 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 1117 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: "The Magic Flute"

There have been much more lavish (and expensive) productions of Mozart's most popular work, but Palo Alto's plucky West Bay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by johnt, on May 25, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1117 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents brace for heavy storms

Power outages were reported this morning in the Menlo Park area as residents braced for heavy rains this week. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1116 Views

MENLO PARK

With Menlo Park and Atherton aboard, suit against high-speed rail could be filed this week

Never one to be left behind when it comes to high-speed-rail advocacy, the city of Menlo Park is joining several other plaintiffs,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by fix local transit, on May 24, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 4 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 5/15/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Tigers Wife Tea Obreht 3 Drawing Conclusions Donna Leon 4 Caleb's Crossing Geraldine...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1116 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park nixes cell tower in Nealon Park

You can't hear me now: Menlo Park has yanked T-Mobile's application to mount a cell phone antenna on a light pole in Nealon...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cell fish, on Jun 11, 2011 at 8:14 am | 3 comments | 1116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garden expands at Priory

The paths to the cultivation of a home vegetable garden have been many -- the hardships of the Great Depression, the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by ingrid shu, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1116 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mothers protest Facebook at nurse-in

Facebook got a lot of unexpected visitors at its offices around the world Feb. 6, including several dozen at Menlo Park headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Don Giovanni' comes to West Bay stage

West Bay Opera stages Mozart's "Don Giovanni" on the Lucie Stern stage in Palo Alto. The remaining performances are Saturday...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Feb 18, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1116 Views

AROUND TOWN

'High-risk' sex offender back in custody

An accused sex offender on parole who escaped Friday morning from a mental health facility in unincorporated Redwood City...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 18, 2012 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Tax would help Portola Valley schools

Officials at the two-school Portola Valley district have their hopes riding on a successful outcome of the Measure O election....

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by PV resident, on May 2, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 7 comments | 1116 Views
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Scott’s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept
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Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
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When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 805 views

The State’s Proposed “Rainy Day” Fund Threatens Local School Districts’ Ability To Keep Their Financial Houses In Order
By Erin Glanville | 3 comments | 257 views

Aging and Training
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 68 views