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MENLO PARK

Community colleges prepare for daylong protest

The community college community is using Wednesday and Thursday this week to prepare for a one-day walkout next month over...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Feb 2, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized today, Feb. 4, the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bewildered, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 17 comments | 1254 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manager Contributing to Roadside Safety Problem

There are a number of streets in Menlo Park without sidewalks or roadside paths which result in unsafe conditions for pedestrians....

Original post made by Safety Minded on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Mrs. Rojas, on May 26, 2010 at 12:15 pm | 4 comments | 1254 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Measure L for "Limit" on pension benefits

Public employee pension plans garnered nationwide attention as the recession chipped away at city financial reserves, and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Oct 19, 2010 at 5:54 am | 5 comments | 1254 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside woman seeks high, high office

Woodside resident and documentary filmmaker Michealene Risley has a June deadline. She needs at least 50,000 people —...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electric vehicles can recharge at Town Center

Two digital displays now glow blue in the night in parking lots at the Portola Valley Town Center at 765 Portola Road. ==B...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 26, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook adds bar code to roof

Describing it as a "hack of epic proportions," a team of Facebook employees unveiled a 42-foot-square bar code that they'd...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 29, 2012 at 11:22 am | 9 comments | 1254 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's Greg McKeown named 'Young Global Leader'

Greg McKeown of Menlo Park is one of 37 North Americans named as "Young Global Leaders" at the recent World Economic Forum...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by Not one of the Davos Crowd, on Apr 7, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rain falls and creek rises

Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink -- unless you're an animal and accustomed to creek water. The recent storms...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Dec 6, 2012 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

POST acquires 1,000 more acres of open space

The Peninsula Open Space Trust is richer in open space by nearly 1,000 acres after spending about $13.6 million for three...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

President raises funds at two Atherton events

The president got into some trouble at the Goldman home when he referred to California Attorney General Kamala Harris as...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2013
Last comment by insert name here, on Apr 5, 2013 at 1:44 pm | 22 comments | 1254 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bike thief gets six months

A 42-year-old man has been sentenced to six months in county jail after stealing a bicycle from a Menlo Park parking garage...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 3:03 pm | 7 comments | 1253 Views

MENLO PARK

Families move into rebuilt Belle Haven homes

Habitat for Humanity dedicated two new homes in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood on April 6, part of a city-funded program...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs died too soon to fulfill his plans to return to Woodside

For years, Steve Jobs had planned to move with his family to Woodside, to the site of the Jackling house on Mountain Home...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 14, 2011 at 8:32 pm | 4 comments | 1253 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook has lots of friends at Menlo hearing

Facebook is good at making friends. That much was clear at a public hearing Monday night on an environmental report on Facebook's...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jan 10, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1253 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley hearings tied to affordable housing

==B Tonight:== Portola Valley will hold two hearings Wednesday, Dec. 12, that are tied to the town's affordable housing plans....

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by more to it, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:44 pm | 2 comments | 1253 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac recognized for 'general excellence'

The Almanac took second place for "general excellence" in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, and first place for a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 20, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park store robbed at gunpoint

The Tri-E-Z convenience store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park lost cash and booze during an armed robbery on Monday night....

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Jun 6, 2011 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views

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Football: M-A wins under the lights

Menlo-Atherton High School played its first night game under its new permanent lights on Friday and rolled to a 43-7 nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Lights!, on Sep 10, 2011 at 11:55 am | 4 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stogner's message to SMC voters re: Measure H $564M

If you are a voter who does not own real estate in San Mateo County, please take a few moments to think about this before...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by jahzebel, on Nov 1, 2011 at 12:10 am | 12 comments | 1252 Views
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