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MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1594 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1594 Views

AROUND TOWN

9 Years later a supervisor finally tries to implement a 9 year old grand jury recommendation..

Supervisor Dave Pine is trying to implement a Grand Jury recommendation from 2003. No other Supervisor has done this. Mark...

Original post made by MIchael G. Stogner on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 1594 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Atherton setting course for new library

Decision time for the proposed new Atherton library is fast approaching. The final scheduled community meeting will be held...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Gresham, on Sep 10, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 1594 Views

MENLO PARK

Big decision on Bohannon in hands of the voters

Whether or not there's a contested City Council election this fall, Menlo Park voters can expect to be subjected to plenty...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 28, 2010 at 8:51 am | 8 comments | 1593 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail options get gruff response in Atherton

It wasn't even two minutes into his planned half-hour presentation at an Atherton community meeting that Dominic Spaethling...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by bigoldchildren, on May 14, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reports: High-speed rail to start in Central Valley

Construction of California's controversial high-speed rail project will likely begin in the Central Valley thanks to a $902...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 29, 2010 at 1:15 pm | 13 comments | 1593 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 11 comments | 1593 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: New officer saves life of 2-year-old girl

Officer David Gomez is one of Atherton's newest police officers but he has already been credited with saving a little girl's...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Wait a sec, on Nov 23, 2011 at 7:08 pm | 4 comments | 1593 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Portola Valley races to town picnic

Running, walking and everything in between will be fine in the Zots to Tots race on Saturday, June 8, to launch the Portola...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jun 6, 2013 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 1593 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fifth person pulls papers in council race

A fifth potential contender has pulled nomination papers for November's Menlo Park City Council race -- Kristin Duriseti,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sam Tyler, on Jul 25, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 1592 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 | 1592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford's $8 million offer gets another shot

Call it the $8 million offer that won't die: Stanford University's proposal to pay for trail improvements along Alpine Road...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Jimmae, on Jul 27, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1592 Views

ATHERTON

Business as usual for Atherton

What a shame that my husband Jim Dobbie and Mayor McKeithen didn't know that last Wednesday's Town Meeting (which by the...

Original post made by Patricia Dobbie on Apr. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2010 at 5:39 am | 4 comments | 1592 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Mayor says suggestions were just that

I appreciate the opportunity The Almanac provided me last week to share an abbreviated version of my State of the City remarks....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 1591 Views

MENLO PARK

Report forecasts Bay Area growth

The Bay Area will be home to an additional 1.7 million people over the next 25 years and they will witness rising sea...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments | 1591 Views

MENLO PARK

Postal Service to move out of main Menlo office

==B Update:== The U.S. Postal Service plans to move its operations out of its main Menlo Park post office at 3875 Bohannon...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Homer Boushey, on Jan 4, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 10 comments | 1591 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess pool burglars busted

Menlo Park detectives on the trail of a stolen cellphone uncovered two suspects and a collection of items stolen from Burgess...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Daniel McKee, on Sep 17, 2012 at 7:24 am | 6 comments | 1591 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sanitary district settles lawsuit for $1.4 million

The two-year dispute is over between water quality watchdog San Francisco Baykeeper and the West Bay Sanitary District,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by No Spills Ha, on Jan 27, 2012 at 3:58 pm | 3 comments | 1591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: New member appointed to architecture review panel

Woodside resident Maggie Mah Johnson, a member of the town's Trails Committee and an equestrian, is now a member of the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1591 Views
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