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AROUND TOWN

Facebook goes public

Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and employees at the Menlo Park campus applaud the company's public debut on NASDAQ...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Civilized Debate, on May 22, 2012 at 9:26 am | 17 comments | 3181 Views

ATHERTON

Video of Atherton Council Meeting - May 16, 2012

Town of Atherton City Council regular agenda - May 16, 2012 Video broadcast Brought to you by the men and women of...

Original post made by APOA on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on May 21, 2012 at 9:18 pm | 11 comments | 2332 Views

MENLO PARK

MP's Housing Element Fiasco

Tomorrow night the Council will discuss an agreement to settle a lawsuit regarding the Housing Element, which is more than...

Original post made by wanting answers on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2012 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 2026 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park letting ABAG dictate -- California Declares War on Suburbia

This article (copied below) which just appeared in the WSJ targets exactly what is happening here in Menlo Park. Our council...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by Dues and don'ts, on May 21, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 92 comments | 6585 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg weds longtime girlfriend Saturday

Trading his hoodie for a dark suit and tie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Park Admirer, on May 21, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is the League of Woman Voters Nonpartisan?

While the League of Women Voters do not endorse candidates it invariably supports bills and measures that have a decidely...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on May. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1587 Views

ATHERTON

Should Atherton become a 'charter' city?

Atherton has begun the process of taking more control over its own fate by changing from a general law city, operating under...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 20, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 14 comments | 3218 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo-Atherton grad behind the scenes of Facebook's IPO

When Tom Wirth graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School in 1975, not many people outside California had heard of Menlo Park....

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
Last comment by , on May 19, 2012 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 3056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seven seek single Board of Supervisors seat

Among the critical issues facing San Mateo County government: a projected $26 million revenue shortfall for the next fiscal...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 18, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 26 comments | 3027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's main library closes

The Menlo Park public library on Alma Street closes on May 21 for renovation. When it reopens on June 18, patrons will see...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Concerned, on May 18, 2012 at 12:55 pm | 2 comments | 2335 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Democratic forum

"From the Quill to the Cloud: Protecting Civil Liberties in the Age of Innovation" will be the topic of discussion at an...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by April Vargas, on May 17, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 2 comments | 2887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

34 to graduate from Mid-Peninsula High

Thirty-four students are graduating June 2 from Mid-Peninsula High School, a private high school for grades 9 to 12, located...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ellis A. Schoichet AIA, on May 17, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 3343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those were the days

In the 1930s, El Camino Real in Menlo Park looked much different than it does today, as the city considers adopting a new...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Scholar, on May 17, 2012 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 2663 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 | 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: New wrinkle in June 5 primary

This year voters will find a different system in place when they go to the polls or cast their ballots by mail in the June...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Carlos Romero for SMC Supervisor!, on May 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 12 comments | 2622 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Ford Field fundraising drive looks promising

The goal seems within reach of finding $588,000 to begin a project to renovate Ford (baseball) Field at 3399 Alpine Road...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Tim Goode, on May 16, 2012 at 12:29 pm | 5 comments | 3465 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Letter: Plastic bag ban would be a pain for everyone

The stated purpose of the proposed plastic bag ban and 10-cent fee at checkout counters is to encourage shoppers to bring...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by dirty bag, on May 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 11 comments | 4457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Film Project at Atherton Library

GG Films is a documentary filmmaking team, and will be hosting a group at the Atherton Library the 3rd Wednesday of each...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1908 Views

MENLO PARK

Graduation 2011: La Entrada School awards diplomas to 127 students

<I>Submitted by Tanya Rianda, sixth grade/student activities director, La Entrada School.</I></B> Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3093 Views

ATHERTON

Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11242...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on May 15, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2165 Views
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