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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 | 1281 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council meets at Menlo College

The Atherton City Council will meet at Menlo College on Wednesday, April 18. Among agenda items: proposed changes to the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Odd, on Apr 18, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

A ray of hope in effort to recover Lehman Brothers losses

In an encouraging development for local school districts hopeful of recouping heavy losses to their investments in the 2008...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Please explain?, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley man pleads no contest to porn charges

Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 65, pleaded no contest on March 19 to charges of possession of child pornography, according...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Mar 26, 2013 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

PG&E pipeline testing should begin next week

A PG&E spokesman told the Woodside Town Council Tuesday night, June 28, that fitness testing of the natural gas mains that...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by pipeline welder, on Jun 30, 2011 at 8:23 am | 1 comment | 1280 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council appeals to agency to keep interim city manager

One of the few things the warring Atherton City Council members can agree on is that they like the job John Danielson, the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Money, on Dec 23, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Taking steps to fight cancer this weekend

This weekend, Betty and Ernst Meissner are among those who will participate in the American Cancer Society's Relay for Life...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ada Reid-Watson, on Aug 7, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown parking: Change brewing

A consulting firm outlined possible changes to downtown parking rules in Menlo Park at a meeting attended by some 35 residents...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 15, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 3 comments | 1279 Views

MENLO PARK

Retail development lawsuit nears end?

The legal tangle surrounding an office/retail development project at 1300 El Camino Real may clear up when the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by Inquiry, on Jul 12, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

MENLO PARK

Store opening, office construction in Menlo Park

Some chain stores are finding a warm welcome in Menlo Park. PETCO plans to open one of its smaller "Unleashed" neighborhood...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 20, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old fire engine returns to Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is now possession of a red convertible, but as to whether it has the magnetic appeal...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2010
Last comment by mpnative, on Oct 19, 2010 at 9:18 am | 2 comments | 1279 Views

MENLO PARK

Two men arrested after high-speed chase

Two men taken into custody Wednesday night after leading law enforcement officials on a lengthy car chase through the East...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2011
Last comment by What?, on Jul 28, 2011 at 9:52 pm | 9 comments | 1279 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents protest private club's wish for public well

The city's proposal to install an irrigation well in Nealon Park, a popular communal open space owned by Menlo Park, aroused...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by 30yr_resident, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 1279 Views

OTHER TOPICS

September arraignment set for man accused in Portola Valley incidents

A 21-year-old Palo Alto man arrested in Portola Valley in April in connection with a series of incidents, including assault...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2013
Last comment by John, on Aug 29, 2013 at 5:28 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of Oct. 18, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Blood's A Rover James Ellroy 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 4 Juliet Naked Nick...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1278 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: MP may ask for bids on pool contract

The Menlo Park City Council, which meets Tuesday (Aug. 24) after a summer recess, has three items of note on its agenda....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:12 am | 4 comments | 1278 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo brothers try to reduce number of affordable housing units tonight

From the San Jose Mercury News http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15959548?nclick_check=1 Come on Almanac at least...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1278 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 | 1278 Views

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Tonight: Atherton meeting on 'grandparent scam'

The Atherton Police Department is holding a Town Hall meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday (April 21) to discuss a phone scam that...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2011
Last comment by Maryann, on Apr 24, 2011 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views
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