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AROUND TOWN

Fire danger warning issued, Peninsula watershed closed

Dry thunderstorms moving through the Bay Area from Thursday afternoon through this morning (Aug. 7), led the National Weather...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by Skyye, on Aug 10, 2015 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 2964 Views

MENLO PARK

Campaign sign cell phone reunited with owner

Menlo Park police have closed the case, but the Saga of the Missing Campaign Sign continued to unfold over the weekend as...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Colleen, on Oct 26, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 26 comments | 2963 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: Menlo Park mayor gives 'state of city' talk

Menlo Park Mayor Catherine Carlton will give a "state of the city" talk Thursday, Oct. 29, on recent city accomplishments...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2015
Last comment by Follow the money, on Oct 30, 2015 at 8:36 pm | 12 comments | 2963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garden expands at Priory

The paths to the cultivation of a home vegetable garden have been many -- the hardships of the Great Depression, the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by ingrid shu, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2963 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Landscape consultant: Don't replant now

With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Apr 30, 2015 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 2963 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election could alter future of Sequoia Healthcare District

Running for seats on the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District are incumbents Kathleen Kane and Kim Griffin, and challengers...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2016
Last comment by Take it to term, Mardy!, on Oct 17, 2016 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 2963 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire damages 9/11 display of American flags at Menlo Park fire district station

Someone set fire to and partially burned a display of 343 American flags set out at a local fire station on Sunday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 16, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 2962 Views

SPORTS

Trainers should monitor all high school athletes for concussions, grand jury says

High schools in San Mateo County need to take steps to detect concussions in athletes in all sports and use care in determining...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Play Safe, on Jul 1, 2015 at 12:38 pm | 6 comments | 2962 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Running with the Tiger' follows a life through World War II China

Ansie Lee Sperry of Portola Valley will present her memoirs of growing up in China — from her birth in 1914, through...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by LizzieB, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 2962 Views

AROUND TOWN

Adult Summer Reading at Atherton Library

The Atherton Library has an informal Adult Summer Reading Program going on all summer long. The theme is "Transform Your...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Jun. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2962 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon doesn't agree to share profit with city

Land developer David Bohannon has reiterated his company's refusal to engage in a profit-sharing plan with the city of Menlo...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by logic dictates, on May 25, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 2961 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: 110-foot redwood is spared the ax, for now

A contentious debate is pitting tree experts against each other over the fate of a 110-foot-tall redwood tree in a Willows...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2017
Last comment by hiistory guy, on Jun 16, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 15 comments | 2961 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs policy for police donations

Is it possible for residents to help support their town's police force through charitable donations without opening the door...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Stev, on Jul 21, 2012 at 8:39 am | 5 comments | 2961 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Does Greenheart development have enough housing?

Housing near the train station, and whether there is enough of it, was a key issue raised March 21 during a Menlo Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Vote 4 Housing, on Apr 2, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 2960 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Compassion needed as the vulnerable face uncertainty

It's no coincidence that the incidence of harassment and crimes targeting vulnerable populations nationwide has soared over...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 30, 2016 at 10:28 am | 20 comments | 2960 Views

OTHER TOPICS

World Affairs Council program: International Humanitarian Law

From: Ralph Kuiper <rkuiper@earthlink.net> To: WAC Consolidate 3 <rkuiper@earthlink.net> Sent: Sun, March 14,...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters looking into the cause of Filoli estate grass fire

Fire investigators have not yet settled on what started a nearly five-acre grass fire in the vicinity of Edgewood and Canada...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2015
Last comment by Cortlin, on Oct 6, 2015 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2960 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside decision-making process fails to engage larger community

This opaque policy-making by a few council members is part of a pattern of top-down rule that departs from Woodside's traditional...

Original post made on May. 12, 2016
Last comment by Facts Please, on May 12, 2016 at 11:07 pm | 3 comments | 2960 Views

MENLO PARK

Goodbye, Sunset

Sunset Publication Corp. permanently vacated its offices Friday, Dec. 4. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/12/08/goodbye-sunset...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 2959 Views

MENLO PARK

Community meeting on Ravenswood Ave. grade separation

The first of three community meetings to discuss a "grade separation" (separating the roadway from the railroad tracks) at...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by resident, on May 3, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 2959 Views
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