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AROUND TOWN

New president-rector named for St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park

A faculty member who has been the spiritual adviser at St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park will be the new president-rector...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Margie, on Mar 2, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2221 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton meets on 'master plan'

A special meeting of the Atherton Town Council will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a single topic: discussion of a request...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 9, 2011 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 2221 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election in 4 days - return control to Republicans

Four questions I saw posted about how bad things have deteriorated under Obama, with answers. Fascinating how conventional...

Original post made by anonymous on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Another Menlo Voter, on Oct 30, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 5 comments | 2220 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli hires firm to help handle volunteer exodus

Filoli, the historic estate in Woodside, has hired an Oakland-based crisis communications management company, Kamer Consulting...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rose of Sharon, on Mar 12, 2015 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 2220 Views

MENLO PARK

Round two of Facebook negotiations begin

Negotiations with Facebook over its west campus development are imminent, but first Menlo Park has to decide what to ask...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 2219 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Loses Police Dog Lotty in Tragedy

I was very sad to learn that Atherton Police Dog Lotty died recently due to ingesting a poisonous plant. This is a terrible...

Original post made by St. Francis of Assisi on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 24, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 4 comments | 2219 Views

ATHERTON

A Library is a Sanctuary

Commentary: A Library is a Sanctuary By Susanne Pari As a writer, and thus a life-long voracious reader and researcher,...

Original post made by realistic view on Nov. 1, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Greg Munks has put in nearly eight years as San Mateo County sheriff. There are surely high points of that career — getting...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 2218 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Despite state's grief, city eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 25, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 21 comments | 2217 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Back to school safety tips for kids, parents

Schools in Menlo Park and surrounding communities started up a few weeks ago. This is an exciting and busy time for kids...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 1 comment | 2217 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A grad forms baseball team

Menlo Park has a new summer league baseball team. Founded by Menlo-Atherton High School alum David Klein, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: armed robbery on Menalto Avenue

Crime reports from Menlo Park and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13813...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ladera Resident, on Jun 17, 2013 at 9:46 pm | 4 comments | 2216 Views

MENLO PARK

City reaches agreement with employee union

Menlo Park has reached a contractual agreement with the union that represents city management. The deal calls for a "two-tiered"...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by frugal, on Dec 3, 2009 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 2215 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Is the county for corporations or for citizens?

Three years ago Warren Slocum was elected to represent District Four on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors. Before...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2015
Last comment by neighbor,, on Oct 17, 2015 at 8:40 pm | 34 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm fire blazes through East Palo Alto home

A 9-year-old boy who was playing fort in the garage accidentally started a fire that gutted the family home after he dropped...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 7 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Suppression Attempts in San Mateo County?

Peninsula Interfaith Action (PIA) is reporting that a group called Election Integrity Project will be deploying "poll observers"...

Original post made by Hmmm on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pedestrian robbed of purse in Menlo Park

A late afternoon stroll along a bike bridge in Menlo Park cost a woman her purse, according to police. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Mrs. B., on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:15 pm | 3 comments | 2215 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police officer exonerated in 'theft'

There is "no foundation" for an allegation of theft against an Atherton police officer, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
Last comment by Shocked Resident, on Jun 10, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 7 comments | 2215 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park backing off lawn size limit

Menlo Park appears to be backing off a controversial proposal to limit lawn size in new or rehabilitated landscaping projects...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Right, on Feb 8, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 7 comments | 2214 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Wrong-way driver pleads not guilty

It was a fine Wednesday afternoon in Menlo Park as 26-year-old Efrain Avalos Moreno-Avalos drove along Marsh Road. Trouble...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 17, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2214 Views
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