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MENLO PARK

Were taxpayers subsidizing builders?

Somewhat lost in the hubbub over the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to increase fees at the Menlo Children's Center...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Dec 17, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 2299 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Help ROCKIN' JUMP San Carlos collect shoes for the non-profit, My New Red Shoes for month of August

Did you know that that there are over 24,000 homeless, school-aged children in the Bay Area? During the month of August,...

Original post made by Stacy May on Aug. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2299 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tax scams target Woodside, Atherton residents

Residents in Atherton and Woodside have been targets of recent tax scams – one involving attempts by the scam artist...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2299 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 | 2299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting snarls trouble Belle Haven

Thousands voted in Menlo Park on Nov. 6. But not without facing crowds and confusing directions that left some Belle Haven...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 15, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 11 comments | 2299 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council won't cut parcel tax

Although Atherton is in better financial shape than it has been for years, the parcel tax paid by residents won't be going...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by H. S. Truman, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 5 comments | 2299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Mountain lion attacks pygmy goat

A mountain lion attacked a pygmy goat in San Mateo County's Portola Valley area last week, a sheriff's lieutenant said...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2010
Last comment by pv rez, on Mar 1, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 10 comments | 2298 Views

ATHERTON

Registration on Athertonians Blog increases by three per day

Responding to the letter by Suzanne Legallet: “Increasingly Biased Agenda on Athertonians” Ms. Legellet ended with:...

Original post made by Real Questions on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Real Questions, on Nov 3, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 2298 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Motorist who struck pedestrians on El Camino was driving on suspended license

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two pedestrians in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 2298 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Play ball at new Ford Field in Portola Valley

Portola Valley's Ford Field has hosted countless Little League games and community events since its construction more than...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bob Wenger, on Mar 14, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 2298 Views

MENLO PARK

Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 14, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 2297 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Competition, rising rent force yoga studio to close

Nineteen years ago, Fran Philip arrived in the U.S. from Australia with her husband and an L-2 visa, which meant she wasn't...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Annabelle, on Oct 27, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Oak Grove Avenue fire station bites the dust

The demolition of the fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. in downtown Menlo Park on Monday, Nov. 28, was a necessary step...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 30, 2016 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wednesday: County bag ban meeting

Local governments are taking steps this fall to turn a proposed ban on plastic bags into reality for San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2012
Last comment by gunste, on Sep 11, 2012 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunday: Memorial for Helen Hausman, former college district board member

A memorial service for Helen Hausman, a longtime member of the governing board for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Dinner honors JobTrain's Sharon Williams

Sharon Williams, who for more than 30 years has served as executive director of JobTrain, the Menlo Park-based job training...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by Margo Ritter, on Mar 8, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 1 comment | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cal Water wants big price hike in 2014

Residents will pay almost $19 more a month for water, starting in 2014, if the state public utilities commission approves...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Jul 13, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 2296 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMCSO Deputy Eric Merti R.I.P.

My thoughts and Prayers are with his family and friends. He was killed in motorcycle crash in Burlingame. http://burlingame-hillsborough.patch.com/articles/motorcyclist-killed...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2296 Views

MENLO PARK

jZCool closes after 10 years

After 10 years in business, jZ Cool Eatery and Wine Bar on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park has closed. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mama Mia, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 2295 Views

MENLO PARK

No last call yet for Menlo Park downtown plan

It was, perhaps, an optimistic schedule — three meetings to evaluate the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan,...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by Member, on Oct 8, 2011 at 1:10 am | 16 comments | 2295 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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