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ATHERTON

A Library is a Sanctuary

Commentary: A Library is a Sanctuary By Susanne Pari As a writer, and thus a life-long voracious reader and researcher,...

Original post made by realistic view on Nov. 1, 2012
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OTHER TOPICS

Are you a holiday volunteer? Tell us your story

Do you celebrate the holidays by giving back to the community? Does your family have a tradition of volunteering during the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by holidazed, on Nov 13, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1389 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse vs Menlo School 3/25/10

It was a close game to the finish as Menlo-Atherton took on its crosstown rival, Menlo School, losing 4-6. Tucker Albright...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Mar. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1388 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton creates new speed trap on Alameda to raise revenues

Our fair city recently decreased the speed limit on the Alameda from 35mph to 3omph. And the signs say radar enforced.It...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by So what else is new?, on Jun 5, 2010 at 1:25 am | 1 comment | 1388 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 | 1388 Views

MENLO PARK

Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1388 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 | 1388 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Miss the USGS lecture?

Did you miss the recent U.S. Geological Service talk in Menlo Park on the USGS ARkSTORM project? That project considers the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 2, 2010 at 1:40 pm | 1 comment | 1387 Views

ATHERTON

Dobbie leads in fundraising, spending in Atherton council race

Incumbent Jim Dobbie has a large lead in fundraising and spending in the race for three seats on the Atherton City Council,...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Spend, on Oct 21, 2010 at 5:00 pm | 1 comment | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Burglar flees Stanford Shopping Center

A rash of daytime car burglaries took place at Stanford Shopping Center this week, including three Saturday (Feb. 19), according...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council's travel policy woefully lacking

The brouhaha set off when Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson announced that she was traveling to Washington,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by perry mason, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1387 Views

MENLO PARK

Vote for your favorite restaurants, shops and services

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 18, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 1387 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Right decision to defend Measure L

We are happy to see the City Council stand with the Menlo Park voters who approved Measure L last November by agreeing to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 6 comments | 1387 Views

MENLO PARK

Firecrackers explode in Menlo Park mailboxes

The one thing more unwelcome than a bill in one's mailbox may be a firecracker, as a string of Menlo Park residents discovered...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Jun 21, 2012 at 2:18 pm | 4 comments | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents: Don't 'dump' high-density housing in Belle Haven

The Menlo Park City Council met in Belle Haven this week, on May 7, so council members could give an update on their quest...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Possibilities, on May 9, 2013 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 1387 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Attorney's Law Firm Implodes

When Atherton selected Wynn Furth as the City Attorney to replace Marc Hynes, Jerry Carlson said that a deciding factor was...

Original post made by John P Johns on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Hot off the presses, on Jul 2, 2010 at 11:11 am | 4 comments | 1386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire chief: Home destroyed in fire violated codes

A Valentine's Day fire at a home for veterans in East Palo Alto in which one resident jumped from a second-floor window to...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 9, 2011 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1386 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Man killed by Caltrain is identified

A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by get some razor wire on the iron fence!, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Consider a gift to the Holiday Fund

Despite the ongoing financial challenges we all face, last year Almanac readers contributed nearly $100,000 to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1386 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 | 1386 Views
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