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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor, Facebook officials smiling over terms of draft agreement

==B Expanded version:== Both Facebook and Menlo Park officials say they are happy with the terms of an agreement the two...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by truth, on Apr 16, 2012 at 1:21 am | 6 comments | 3039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: 'SurvivalFest 2012' at Hillview

A rock-climbing wall, make-your-own survival bracelet, and an appearance by Game Truck, a mobile audiovisual and video-game...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Edwin, on Apr 15, 2012 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 2933 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: High-speed wrecking ball headed for state

High-speed rail is a devil's bargain for California. Discussions about how to fund it, which segment to start with, and how...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 15, 2012 at 7:29 am | 15 comments | 7448 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Fundraising campaign begins for Ford Field

Community fundraising has begun for a $540,000 project to rehabilitate Ford Field, the Little League baseball diamond at...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Some perspective, on Apr 15, 2012 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 3023 Views

MENLO PARK

Train hits vehicle in Menlo Park; one injured

Train tracks reopened through the Menlo Park area less than an hour and a half after a train struck a vehicle, according...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Menlo Park should welcome Facebook

Silicon Valley is home to countless companies that not only provide us all with inspirational, beneficial products and services,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Doug, on Apr 13, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 3 comments | 2142 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council, planning commission gearing up for intense four weeks

Menlo Park's City Council this week approved a brutal schedule of meetings for itself in the four-week period from May 22...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Get It Done!, on Apr 12, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 1 comment | 2666 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: A misunderstanding about control of library

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12543 posted Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Q&A , on Apr 12, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 5669 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council looks at demanding schedule

Menlo Park's new city manager, Alex McIntyre, has asked the City Council to approve a demanding schedule of meetings in...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Apr 12, 2012 at 1:50 pm | 26 comments | 3212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Burglar absconds with $45,800 in jewelry

Police are investigating a home burglary in Atherton with a reported loss of $45,000 in jewelry, including gold chains, a...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 1837 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to continue high-speed rail lawsuit

Despite recently announced changes in the plans for high-speed rail in California that lower the price and address other...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 2724 Views

MENLO PARK

Police investigate stabbing of Menlo Park teen

Police are investigating a stabbing that critically injured a Menlo Park teenager in East Palo Alto on Saturday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Apr 11, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 3 comments | 2379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district goals topic of roundtable at Encinal School

The Menlo Park City School District's top five goals will be the topic of discussion at a roundtable set for Wednesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Apr 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 2971 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced for child abuse

A Menlo Park man was sentenced to eight months in county jail and other penalties on April 4 in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by 0 Tolerance, on Apr 11, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 2659 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Truck that struck wires caused power outage

A truck that hit low-hanging wires appears to have been the cause of a power outage that affected more than 1,700 customers...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by los trancos resident, on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 3061 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman wins $22M malpractice verdict against PA Medical Foundation

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 5296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's hopes ride on new rail compact

Caltrain long-deferred dream of electrified tracks could finally become reality under a proposal between the California High-Speed...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 1997 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facebook, city to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Don't understand, on Apr 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2875 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: County workshop on climate change

A workshop to discuss how San Mateo County can address climate change and be more energy efficient will be held at 6 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doyle, on Apr 10, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2614 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 10, 2012 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 6281 Views
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