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AROUND TOWN

Troop 206 honors three Eagle Scouts

Three local scouts -- Sean Smith, Sean McBirney, and Peter Bugos -- received their Eagle award from Troop 2006 at a Court...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by RO, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Six run for three seats on council

As the clock slipped past 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 11), so did the opportunity to run for Menlo Park City Council. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 2501 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic flow a main priority for Menlo Park in 2017

If the Menlo Park City Council's updated work plan is anything to go by, 2017 will be the year of transportation. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by do real planning, on Feb 18, 2017 at 3:19 pm | 3 comments | 2500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Origami program for Children

Wednesday October 21 at 3:30 PM students from Menlo School will teach children ages 3 and up how to make an origami jack...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2500 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper on parole in Mountain View

One of the three men convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in Chowchilla, California, is now on parole and living...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mountain Viewer, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park installs red-light cameras at Chilco, Bayfront Expressway

A red-light camera monitoring system to catch drivers running red lights has been installed at Bayfront Expressway and Chilco...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Stephen, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 13 comments | 2500 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may OK bike lane plan

Portola Valley's Town Council may back a plan to create a bike lane on westbound Alpine Road as it passes under Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 2500 Views

MENLO PARK

Laurel School wins National Blue Ribbon Schools recognition

Laurel School in Atherton, which next month will open its second campus in Menlo Park, has won a prestigious National Blue...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2016
Last comment by Tybe Diamond, on Sep 29, 2016 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley launches radio station

A low-power AM radio station went on line recently in Portola Valley. The broadcast signal is intended for town-wide communications...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

ATHERTON

Councilwoman scuffles with resident over report

Elizabeth Lewis became entangled in a brief scuffle with an Atherton resident this evening upon closure of the hearings on...

Original post made by newsbeat on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by spectator, on Apr 10, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 22 comments | 2499 Views

ATHERTON

DeGolia takes out papers to run for Atherton City Council seat in November election

Rick DeGolia, whose hope to be appointed to the Atherton City Council last week ended with a balloting deadlock, took out...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Go RIck, on Jul 16, 2013 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Chorus Concert December 12th

The holiday concert by the City-sponsored Menlo Park Chorus is set for Friday, 12 December at 7:30 p.m., at Burgess Recreation...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Dec. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget, taxes on Menlo Park agenda

It's hard to talk about the city's budget without talking about taxes, as the Menlo Park City Council will demonstrate during...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 2498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park market robbed at gunpoint

A masked man robbed La Michoacana Market in Menlo Park at gunpoint on Saturday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13856...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 17, 2013 at 2:42 pm | 3 comments | 2498 Views

ATHERTON

Cary Wiest takes out papers for Atherton race

Cary Wiest, who unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the Atherton City Council in 2010, has taken out candidacy papers for the...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by New blood, on Jul 20, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 2498 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Groundbreaking Monday for fire station, museum

On the site where little more than a month ago the old fire station in downtown Menlo Park was demolished, construction will...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 4, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College post office manager sentenced

Debra Lynn Blaylock has pleaded no contest to felony charges of identity theft and credit card fraud stemming from her tenure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dana, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 2497 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain parking fees increase

The daily parking fee at Caltrain stations will rise to $5, with the monthly fees at $50, starting Sept. 1. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg donates a fortune to Silicon Valley foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by monica thompson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views
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