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MENLO PARK

Help Menlo Park choose new city manager

Tell Menlo Park what you want in a city manager -- the city has posted an online survey to ask residents what skills, experience,...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Sep 7, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1505 Views

ATHERTON

Bears under the lights

Members of the M-A Bears football team spent their Saturday repainting the grandstand at Menlo-Atherton High School in preparation...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by CROCK, on Sep 7, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 5 comments | 2029 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Make conservation part of any water deal

The plan recently unveiled by the city of Menlo Park to drill into the aquifer at Nealon Park and pipe the water to the Sharon...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 7, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1726 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Share your recollections of Sept. 11, 2001

If you wish to share your memories of Sept. 11, 2001, with Almanac readers online, please do so by commenting below. This...

Original post made by Editor on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2107 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two plead not guilty in iPhone leak case

Two men suspected of selling an iPhone 4 prototype that was lost last year in a Redwood City bar pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by publicity stunt, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2541 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The time may be right for fireworks on Labor Day ...

though not this Labor Day. Given the pathetic state of this economy, the dim prospects for recovery and the equally dim...

Original post made by Joe on Sep. 6, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2263 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown plan: City corrects errors in financial analysis

A scant week before the Menlo Park Planning Commission finished reviewing the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by incredulous, on Sep 6, 2011 at 8:11 am | 5 comments | 1595 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Remembering Andy Garcia on 10th anniversary of 9/11

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Helena, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 2621 Views

MENLO PARK

California High Speed Rail is a Ponzi Scheme

High Speed Authority Board, Vice-Chair Lynn Schenk, admitted last week, their previous business plans were really nothing...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by morris brown, on Sep 5, 2011 at 12:15 pm | 9 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eshoo to seek another term

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat who has been representing Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside, Portola Valley, and other cities...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2011
Last comment by Political Savant, on Sep 5, 2011 at 11:19 am | 45 comments | 3372 Views

ATHERTON

Video of Coach Parks football clinic

Marc Rogers, of the Menlo-Atherton High School class of 1975, who is helping organize a Sept. 17 tribute at the school to...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 4, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 3827 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New pitch made for sparing Granny oak tree

Four days ahead of a Sept. 6 deadline for destruction, the neighbors of a centuries-old heritage oak tree called "Granny"...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by ugh, on Sep 3, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2626 Views

MENLO PARK

Walgreens loses appeal to sell beer, wine in Menlo

With far less contention than accompanied Beverages & More's successful request to sell alcohol on El Camino Real, the Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 3, 2011 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 2017 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Council election in Woodside, not Portola Valley

Tradition has held once again in Woodside and Portola Valley. With four candidates running unopposed for the town council...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 2, 2011 at 8:46 pm | 3 comments | 2924 Views

WOODSIDE

Caltrain shifts to new rail operator

Over the next five months, Caltrain operations will transition from Amtrak to TransitAmerica Services Inc., following the...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 3 comments | 3057 Views

MENLO PARK

Coroner's office reports another Native American skull found

Another human skull believed to belong to a long dead Native American has been found, this time in the backyard of a home...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Clint, on Sep 2, 2011 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested for embezzling from elderly relative

Two people have been arrested and charged with embezzling more than $13,000 from an 81-year-old Menlo Park woman, police...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 2, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 2 comments | 1649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside woman faced terror in Zimbabwe

Michealene Cristini Risley seems to be a typical Woodside mom -- she has coached her three sons' soccer and basketball teams,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2011
Last comment by Yawn, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:49 am | 1 comment | 2772 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Draeger's makes case against usurping parking plazas

<I>(Editor's Note: The following letter was submitted to the Menlo Park City Council.)</I></B> Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eyes wide open, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2553 Views

MENLO PARK

Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 10 comments | 1964 Views
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