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ATHERTON

Atherton library: Traffic on residents' minds

Traffic was on the minds of most of the speakers addressing the Atherton Planning Commission on April 25, as the commission...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Menlo College- Yes, on May 2, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 2256 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: No agreement on city manager

First there were 58, then there were seven. But when the Atherton City Council sat down to consider the qualifications of...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by disaster again, on Jul 16, 2012 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 2256 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton drops permit fee for solar installations

Atherton's City Council made two moves toward becoming a more environmentally friendly town on Nov. 18 when it eliminated...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 25, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 2 comments | 2256 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Small gains for cyclists; big losses for everyone else

Make a mental note: Dec. 6, 2016, will prove to be a more important date than most Menlo Park residents now realize. That...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Dana Hendrckson, on Jan 19, 2017 at 8:21 am | 21 comments | 2255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - February 22, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Women - T. C. Boyle 2. Drood - Dan Simmons 3. Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter & Sweet - Jamie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Scams: They Can Be Convincing and Elaborate

I recently investigated a scam which cost one of our residents thousands of dollars. These scams are not an Atherton problem;...

Original post made by Detective Hall on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 21, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 7 comments | 2255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saltworks drops off the drawing board

Environmental activists rejoiced after developer DMB Associates announced last week that the controversial Saltworks project...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Cheer and Jeers, on May 8, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 5 comments | 2255 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilman reveals his artistic side

Local residents will recognize many of the locales depicted in a set of paintings hanging in the Little House Activity Center...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 3, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2254 Views

MENLO PARK

Red-Light Cameras: Taxation Through Citation

Will our city council finally listen and pull the plug on this or do we need a 17-year old to set them straight as well?: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110624/ap_on_re_us/us_traffic...

Original post made by Calling Out The City Council on Jun. 24, 2011
Last comment by safety first, on Jun 28, 2011 at 10:18 am | 6 comments | 2254 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Square: More fallout from downtown plan

Visit AlmanacNews.com/square to join the conversation on Town Square, the Almanac's online forum.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by greenie, on May 16, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 2254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Summer Musical Storytime for all ages resumes Thursday, June 11 at 4PM. Stories and singalongs, with musical instruments...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter high school outflanks school district in surprise move

==B Editor's note:== This story includes a correction to a quotation by Everest Public High School spokeswoman Diane Tavenner....

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 21, 2009 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2254 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears with golden win at Oracle Arena over Terra Nova (38-27)

Playing without their injured star point guard Jeff Keller, the Menlo-Atherton Bears relied on a smothering defense to shut...

Original post made by calfan on Jan. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condoleezza Rice returning to Stanford Monday

Condoleezza Rice will return to Stanford University Monday (March 2), returning to her office in the Hoover Institution....

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Move the Hoover, on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 2254 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Someone breaks into home, makes off with SUV

Atherton police say someone broke into a home on McCormick Lane sometime between 4 p.m. Friday, Oct.23, and 10:35 a.m. Sunday,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by Deek, on Oct 27, 2015 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2254 Views

MENLO PARK

How to find out campaign contributions for council candidates?

A question, not an opinion (I know, shocking in these forums!): how does one find out the amounts and names of contributors...

Original post made by Information, we need information on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Information, we need information, on Oct 16, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 2253 Views

MENLO PARK

Bike vs. car sends man, 64, to hospital

A 64-year-old bicyclist was taken to the hospital with what police described as life-threatening injuries after a bike and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Scholar, on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 6 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Willows neighbor saves family's pets from house fire

An alert resident of the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park saw smoke coming from a neighbor's two-story home on Concord...

Original post made on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by Sybille, on May 3, 2016 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2253 Views

MENLO PARK

Recession brings new life to downtown Menlo Park

With rents falling and vacancies abounding, business owners have jumped at the opportunity to open new shops, or expand old...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 2252 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for Internet sales...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Citizen A, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2252 Views
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