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ATHERTON

Today: Atherton council looks at cabling town for free Internet

Atherton's City Council members have a busy day today with a goals-and-strategy session starting in the morning and a late...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Puzzled, 6 minutes ago | 6 comments | 503 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ten Facts about the Sequoia Healthcare District

Ten Facts about the Sequoia Healthcare District ( as enumerated on the District website: http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ten-basic-facts-about-the-sequoia-healthcare-distri...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 7 minutes ago | 10 comments | 86 Views

MENLO PARK

County committee delays decision on O'Connor Street transfer request

Faced with a stack of new information, the members of the San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization have...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Deep Throat, 9 minutes ago | 13 comments | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Trial changes coming to Ravenswood intersection near rail crossing

Drivers will need to find alternate routes to the Civic Center in Menlo Park, when the city launches a 6-month trial of prohibiting...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by margaret carney, 19 minutes ago | 11 comments | 1067 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Another reason to say 'no' to leafblowers

I want to thank you for Dave Boyce's article about the landscaper Danna Breen, who advises us to keep leafblowers away from...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, 50 minutes ago | 1 comment | 24 Views

MENLO PARK

Greenheart starts building Menlo Park apartment complex

Greenheart Land Company's planned 195-unit apartment complex at 777 Hamilton Ave. in Menlo Park has started construction....

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 766 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Mike's Camera hit again; 15 cameras stolen

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/05/06/police-calls-mikes-camera-hit-again-15...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by gunste, 3 hours ago | 2 comments | 772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Support Local Law Enforcement, 3 hours ago | 4 comments | 1172 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Water restrictions; trial changes to Ravenswood rail crossing go before Menlo Park council

Customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District will see new water restrictions if the Menlo Park City Council votes...

Original post made on May. 5, 2015
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, 18 hours ago | 16 comments | 1512 Views

MENLO PARK

SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park dies at 47

Dave Goldberg of Menlo Park, the CEO of Survey Monkey and the husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2015
Last comment by Water, 23 hours ago | 3 comments | 4748 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton talk: water-wise gardening in time of drought

Master gardener and landscape designer Julie Montanari recently gave an Earth Day talk in Atherton sharing some simple ways...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2015
Last comment by American National Sprinkler & Lighting Co., on May 5, 2015 at 1:27 pm | 17 comments | 1931 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 4, 2015 at 11:58 pm | 1 comment | 1372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday: County committee to consider school district transfer request

The San Mateo County Committee on School District Organization on Monday, May 4, will consider the request by some residents...

Original post made on May. 3, 2015
Last comment by carab1n3r, on May 4, 2015 at 10:01 pm | 6 comments | 1072 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commission recommends bike lanes, no third lane on El Camino Real

Given a choice of three options or leaving El Camino Real alone, the Menlo Park Planning Commission gave a unanimous thumbs...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2015
Last comment by Sal, on May 4, 2015 at 4:29 pm | 53 comments | 3332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Searsville Dam will stay for now; endangered fish to get more water

Stanford University released a 41-page report today outlining two plans that would address the future of Searsville Dam and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Andrew, on May 4, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 2420 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council and fire district hold joint meeting

Atherton's City Council and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board of directors will hold a joint meeting on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2015 at 1:45 pm | 5 comments | 1027 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley plans retaining wall to make cycling safer

Wooden boards and steel I-beams will be the construction materials for a 400-foot-long retaining wall intended to make cycling...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by cyclist/motorist/local, on May 4, 2015 at 6:30 am | 4 comments | 1576 Views

WOODSIDE

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Skylonda

Electric cars and their charging stations have had the alternative-fuel spotlight mostly to themselves in Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 3, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 2172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Correction: Webb Ranch, Stanford settled lawsuit

In the April 15 issue of the Almanac, a story on a lawsuit in San Mateo County Superior Court by Dr. Jean Gillon of Menlo...

Original post made on May. 3, 2015
There are no comments yet. 627 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trial set over lawsuit involving driver who struck horse on I-280

A jury trial is set for April 27 on a lawsuit brought by a Menlo Park physician who was serious injured in December 2012...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2015 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments | 805 Views
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