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ATHERTON

Ex-Atherton town employee pleads no contest to embezzlement

Former Atherton town employee Lois English pleaded no contest in San Mateo County Superior Court on May 2 to charges of embezzlement...

Original post made on May. 16, 2011
Last comment by Stu Slessinger, on May 18, 2011 at 9:23 am | 24 comments | 3502 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars hit three Menlo homes in three days

A daytime burglar reportedly crept into a home in the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue through an unlocked back window on Monday,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2084 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 17 comments | 3760 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30 pm: Adult Book Club discussing "Pink brain, blue brain" Wednesday, May 18 at 6 pm: Trip planning...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1878 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Board affirms superintendent choice with unanimous vote

The Menlo Park City School District board unanimously approved a three-year contract Tuesday night that will install Maurice...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 16, 2011 at 7:47 pm | 50 comments | 9718 Views

MENLO PARK

menlo park lectures and conversations @ m-a pac

I am starting a lecture series at the M-A PAC. I have a couple of models in mind, like *City Arts and Lectures* in San Francisco...

Original post made by Carin Pacifico on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 16, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 5/15/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Paris Wife Paula McLain 2 Tigers Wife Tea Obreht 3 Drawing Conclusions Donna Leon 4 Caleb's Crossing Geraldine...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1869 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 3913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford trail set to open

A long-awaited trail that runs south of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway through the foothills could be open to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg buys historic Palo Alto home

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly purchased a historic home in Palo Alto that was once owned by a Palo Alto pioneer....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by facebook, on May 13, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 3351 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Committee for Privately Funding the Police Department

Didi Fisher, former mayor Nan Chapman, former mayor (who doesn't live in Atherton anymore) Chris Colby Betsy Glikbarg,...

Original post made by Believe it or not on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 13, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 15 comments | 2365 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Forum/workshop on Sudden Oak Death

A community meeting on the continuing presence of Sudden Oak Death (SOD) in Woodside and Portola Valley is set for 10 a.m....

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by agrifos, on May 13, 2011 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov Brown wants to close 70 state parks

Those state parks include a number of Bay Area parks. Portola Redwoods State Park in La Honda Castle Rock State Park in...

Original post made by Bob on May. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1725 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: St. Raymond School dedicates field

St. Raymond School in Menlo Park is dedicating a new grass field at the school on Sunday, May 15, to the Daschbach family,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Teri, on May 13, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2298 Views

AROUND TOWN

New supervisor Dave Pine has been around the block

Dave Pine, a former corporate attorney and a longtime part-time politician -- he held elected office at age 19 -- beat out...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lets Hope, on May 13, 2011 at 11:15 am | 4 comments | 2114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Strip power from high-speed rail authority

California's proposed high-speed-rail system is facing potentially crippling threats from looming federal deadlines and weak...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on May 13, 2011 at 9:45 am | 5 comments | 2410 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lawmaker rips plan for 'blended' rail system

A Central Valley assemblywoman came out swinging on Friday against a proposal by three Peninsula lawmakers to 'blend' Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 15 comments | 5251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trying Menlo Park's downtown plan on for size

An environmental impact report revisits an idea for the development of Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real that was...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 12, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 2118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo proposal: Freeze pay for police sergeants

It's hard to think of a more hot-button topic in Menlo Park right now than public employee compensation. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 11, 2011 at 7:54 pm | 5 comments | 2544 Views

MENLO PARK

United Menlo Park council approves Stanford deal

Swapping the right to sue for more money, the Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 to accept Stanford's offer of $3.7 million...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 11, 2011 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 2055 Views
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