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AROUND TOWN

Regional deal may help Caltrain avert cuts

Drastic cuts to Caltrain rail service are likely to be averted, Steve Heminger, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission's...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2011
Last comment by David Bloom, on Mar 12, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 2 comments | 1641 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park is closing

Marche restaurant in Menlo Park, which had been named one of the top 25 restaurants in the Bay Area by Michelin Guide, will...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 12, 2011 at 11:18 am | 96 comments | 8158 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Menlo Park still lacks official position on high-speed rail

As the saying goes: you're damned if you do and you're damned if you don't. The latest Menlo Park kerfuffle puts City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 12, 2011 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 2631 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Deer carcass discovered near school; mountain lion suspected

The carcass of a deer that may have been killed by a mountain lion was found near a Portola Valley school Wednesday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Two cougar sightings in six hours

A mountain lion sighting was reported in Woodside early Friday morning (March 4), the second such sighting in about six...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by VR Viking, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:30 am | 7 comments | 1787 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Menlo grows while neighbors shrink

Months after census workers canvassed local neighborhoods, the 2010 census data is trickling out for public consumption....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Census is very valuable IF, on Mar 10, 2011 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 2040 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman no longer a defendant in Buckheit lawsuit

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== A federal judge has removed Atherton City Councilman...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by M, on Mar 10, 2011 at 10:29 am | 8 comments | 3259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain declares fiscal emergency

Caltrain's board of directors declared a fiscal emergency March 3 during a meeting in San Carlos that attracted hundreds...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Biff Menlo, on Mar 9, 2011 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 1623 Views

MENLO PARK

Design teams imagine a different Menlo Park

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg (center) checks out the emerging new vision of Belle Haven as the yellow team turns the...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2406 Views

AROUND TOWN

AthertonSanMateo Video Goes Viral

The protagonist isn't identified but his supporting cast of characters are. This video is very provocative, very clever...

Original post made by courtwatcher on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by only me, on Mar 9, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 8 comments | 1928 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside.

A mountain lion was spotted this morning in the hills above Interstate 280 in San Mateo County, emergency officials said....

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 1732 Views

MENLO PARK

Burlingame Mayor Produces Eye Pollution in Menlo Park

Terry Nagel, Burlingame mayor, is running for one of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors positions. For some reason...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Burlingamer, on Mar 9, 2011 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 1893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week of 2/28/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Oracle Of Stamboul Michael David Lukas 2 Wise Mans Fear Patrick Rothfuss 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Paris...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 9, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo commissioner also working as HSR publicist

As reported in local newspapers, Menlo Park transportation commissioner Katherine Strehl signed on to handle publicity for...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joan, on Mar 9, 2011 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo update: downtown plan delays; Facebook upgrades

Menlo Park residents will wait another four weeks before seeing the environmental impact report for the downtown specific...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by c'mon c'mon, on Mar 8, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments | 2109 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglary reported at Menlo Park Presbyterian

A burglary and associated loss of about $12,900 has left the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church at 950 Santa Cruz Ave. without...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Sue, on Mar 8, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 6 comments | 1868 Views

MENLO PARK

Con man Gann swaps closet for prison cell in Menlo Park case

A con man who pretended to be a millionaire math savant to romance a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Eyes wide open, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1597 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Private clubs fight over public pools

While the Menlo Park City Council could approve a new aquatics contract on Tuesday night, March 1, the dissension over pool...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by Crescent Park Dad, on Mar 8, 2011 at 12:02 pm | 31 comments | 3006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A Fashion Show promises high energy

<I>Submitted by Trish Gump, an M-A Fashion Show volunteer.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10828...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Mar 8, 2011 at 7:54 am | 3 comments | 2434 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilwoman to pay for D.C. trip -- for now

No stranger to raising eyebrows, Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson did it again when she mentioned staying at a $400...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 31 comments | 3078 Views
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