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AROUND TOWN

State suspends BBC bar's liquor license

The landmark British Bankers Club restaurant and bar in Menlo Park has had its liquor license put on hold by the California...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1632 Views

ATHERTON

Library EIR comments due today by 5:00 PM

To Atherton Residents, The Town's website contains an uncorrected Press Release that erroneously indicates that comments...

Original post made by Get informed on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by EIR-error, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public college board members met in private

All five members of the San Mateo County Community College District board served on a committee that met privately to run...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 2275 Views

MENLO PARK

Alliance: City ignores church expansion

==B Update:== The Menlo Park Downtown Alliance, made up of downtown business and property owners, says the draft environmental...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hates Shoddy Reporting, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 1777 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama raises over twice as much money than Romney at Romney's old Firm Bain Capital

The Washington Post, a newspaper renowned for its "progessive" views has reported that Barack Obama raised over twice as...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Burl, on Jan 11, 2012 at 10:40 am | 14 comments | 1668 Views

MENLO PARK

End of chapter for Kepler's bookstore

Clark Kepler, current leader of the 56-year-old Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park, doesn't look like someone ready to retire...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by RWilc85@aol.com, on Jan 11, 2012 at 8:57 am | 9 comments | 2902 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook EIR review period should be extended

Facebook is intensifying development along Menlo Park's Bayfront. The project is the largest in the City - larger than the...

Original post made by Gita Dev on Jan. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1495 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 | 1886 Views

ATHERTON

1999 op-ed piece about Atherton P.D.

GUEST OPINION: Reserve officer defends work of Atherton Police Department By Sherman Hall The Atherton Police Department...

Original post made by Things don\\\\\\\'t seem to change on Jan. 8, 2012
Last comment by Glad I'm Not You, on Jan 10, 2012 at 8:44 am | 5 comments | 1664 Views

MENLO PARK

Extend Facebook EIR comment period to 60 days.

The comment period for the Facebook Campus Draft EIR should be extended from its current 47 days to 60 days, due to both...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jan. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hirzel Fine Jewelry store closing

A jewelry store that has helped adorn Menlo Park shoppers since 1952 is closing, according to store staff. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by scb, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 6 comments | 2460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sacred Heart Prep student wins art contest

Nick Lamkin of Atherton, a senior at Sacred Heart Prep, is featured as winner in the experimental/abstract category in the...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
Last comment by NickLamkin, on Jan 9, 2012 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 3613 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI investigation

Here we are in 2012,will this be the year we get results from this investigation ? My guess is that it is dead....

Original post made by bob on Jan. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1509 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman killed by train in Menlo worked at UCSF

Jasmine Ahluwalia, the 31-year-old Palo Alto resident who died after being hit by a train in Menlo Park Monday, was a post-doctoral...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chondra, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 2479 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman killed by train is identified

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the woman killed by a train at Encinal Avenue in Menlo Park on Monday...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Sybille, on Jan 8, 2012 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 2422 Views

MENLO PARK

State suspends British Bankers Club liquor license

The landmark British Bankers Club restaurant and bar in Menlo Park has had its liquor license put on hold by the California...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by First Hand Experience, on Jan 7, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 6 comments | 2067 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council sets rules for new library in the park

As consultants prepare to analyze the environmental impacts of the new library proposed for town-owned Holbrook-Palmer Park,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Coffee, on Jan 7, 2012 at 11:25 am | 9 comments | 2673 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Two more booked in Menlo Park shooting

Menlo Park police were shot at early Sunday morning in front of a house in the 1100 block of Hollyburne Avenue east of U.S....

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2011
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 6, 2012 at 4:39 pm | 24 comments | 4196 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 2319 Views
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