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MENLO PARK

Manipulation of Terms of Use;

We'll see how long this post stays up, if indeed it makes it at all. I am going to be referring to the current posting on...

Original post made by WhoRUpeople on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:46 am | 9 comments | 2048 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Leadership in Atherton

I have lived in Atherton for more than 18 years and have been involved with its civic affairs long before I was elected to...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Claims, on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:39 am | 28 comments | 4348 Views

MENLO PARK

Hedge fund manager faces charges

The manager of a Menlo Park-based hedge fund was charged with alleged insider trading on Friday (Feb. 10), the Securities...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 12, 2012 at 7:25 am | 3 comments | 2190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent resigns as DA probes school finances

Tim Hanretty has resigned as superintendent of the Portola Valley School District while an investigation is conducted into...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2012
Last comment by K. Llewellen, on Feb 11, 2012 at 7:56 pm | 3 comments | 2429 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New York Times article bashes U.S. Constitution

Talk about bait and switch. The title of the article says "We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World"....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 4742 Views

WOODSIDE

Superintendent resigns as DA probes school finances

UPDATE: Tim Hanretty has resigned as superintendent of the Portola Valley School District while an investigation is conducted...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by J. De Santos, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 20 comments | 8233 Views

MENLO PARK

Two-year investigation leads to 26 arrests

==B Update:== Menlo Park police joined federal and local agencies in Operation Phallen Gardens, a task force investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 9 comments | 3128 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Can two counties work together on Alpine trail?

The chance for San Mateo County to take $10.4 million from Stanford University to repair an Alpine Road trail is gone, but...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by GOOD POINT, on Feb 10, 2012 at 2:00 pm | 19 comments | 5550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man with semi-automatic weapon protests on Sand Hill

==B Update:== There's a man with a gun over there, and what he wants ain't exactly clear. "There" is in the 2800 block of...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Marshall, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 6984 Views

MENLO PARK

Drug bust leads to recovery of stolen car

Amid the chaos of helping to execute more than 30 search warrants, a local police officer spotted a stolen car on Tuesday....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 10, 2012 at 7:19 am | 2 comments | 2310 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 2788 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Roaring in the lunar new year

Parent volunteer Russell Kao leads students in Cynthia Chiu's Mandarin language class at La Entrada School in the Chinese...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 2684 Views

MENLO PARK

Kirsten Keith says so long to Menlo Park

Check out the bottom of the candidate roster below https://www.shapethefuture.org/documents/dynamic/candidaterosterweb.pdf Looks...

Original post made by BigBobSmith on Feb. 4, 2012
Last comment by old timer, on Feb 9, 2012 at 7:08 am | 19 comments | 2652 Views

MENLO PARK

Silicon Valley economy rebounding, report says

With 42,000 new jobs and other positive indicators, Silicon Valley's innovation engine is heating up again, according to...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Feb 8, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two women now on architecture review board

The gender ratio on Portola Valley's five-member architecture review board has changed to three men and two women from a...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2434 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New division chief joins fire district

A former Oakland firefighter who left for Colorado has returned to California as the new operations division chief for the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 7, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 7 comments | 3396 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Leadership in Atherton

Councilman Jim Dobbie responds to last week's editorial in the Almanac, which, he says, "is counter to what I am seeing as...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Poster, on Feb 7, 2012 at 5:52 pm | 1 comment | 1433 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on Board of Supervisors

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 18 comments | 2792 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton struggles without leaders

In what appears to be a complete meltdown in communications between the City Council and an interim city manager, Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, CPA, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:14 pm | 24 comments | 3269 Views

AROUND TOWN

District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe and DDA Brian Donnellan have really slanted the Jesse Wilson case in their favor.

This would be a good case to review by citizen oversight committee if we had one. Jesse Wilson is charged with 2 Felony...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 7, 2012 at 11:44 am | 8 comments | 4628 Views
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