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Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 916 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury: Pension costs out of control

A recent grand jury report dissects a topic near and dear to many hearts in San Mateo County: "Controlling the County's...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 7, 2012 at 2:20 pm | 15 comments | 1333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals take car wash to you

Jack Randall and Christian Freeman, two Menlo Park residents who graduate from Sacred Heart Prep this year, have started...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 7, 2012 at 11:26 am | 3 comments | 957 Views

MENLO PARK

One Million Dollars for 4 public schools MA, Las Lomitas, Encinal, Selby Lane. Need the public & parents to bond together. Need help the money is there!

The library fund is about 7-8 million dollars. What if we took 2-3 million to remodel & retrofit the current library. Then...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 918 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires interim chief

Veteran police chief Lee Violett will step in as departing Menlo Park chief Bryan Roberts steps out, the city announced on...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 10 comments | 1109 Views

ATHERTON

My understanding is each Public School in Atherton Could get 1 million dollars if we can convince City Council

The library fund is about 7-8 million dollars. What if we took 2-3 million to remodel & retrofit the current library. Then...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Thinking out of the box, on Aug 6, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 1079 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney: Agency insists on 4 tracks

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Get Smart, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments | 1160 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Lewis files for re-election to council

With only one week left before the filing deadline, Elizabeth Lewis filed papers today (Aug. 3) to run for re-election to...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keith Wollenberg, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1091 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo High School kids sell their web site for $175 millioin

Good job kids. Facebook isn't the only game in town. http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_21247441/san-francisco-sports-website-bleacher-report-sells-reported...

Original post made by menlo on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1056 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Misuse of social media by 'Athertonians' blog

In connection with the Atherton Library controversy the moderators of the Yahoo blog "Athertonians," which was set up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 6:14 am | 41 comments | 2013 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 2370 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Ruby Sparks'

"Ruby Sparks" proves it's something special by being unafraid to follow its premise to a dark place, the dream turning into...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 5876 Views

AROUND TOWN

John William Smith Molestation Case is reported at the end.

This case was first reported today Monday July 16, 2012 by the Palo Alto Daily Post. John William Smith age 48 represented...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 11 comments | 1206 Views

ATHERTON

Lewis takes out candidate papers in Atherton

Elizabeth Lewis, who is completing her first term on the Atherton City Council, has signaled her intention to run for re-election....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 22 comments | 1278 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino facelift begins with housing project

A lot left vacant at 389 El Camino Real when a car dealer abandoned Menlo Park will now come to life again as a housing development. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Aug 4, 2012 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 1343 Views

OTHER TOPICS

the new Gov. Romney VP choice post

Months ago, Emerle created a post on suggested VP candidates for Mitt Romney. Quite a bit early as it turned out, the scrubs...

Original post made by Chuck Roofe on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by VP picker, on Aug 4, 2012 at 9:53 am | 27 comments | 9623 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Open space district acquires 79 acres

Already rich in open space, the town of Portola Valley is richer still with the gift Tuesday (Nov. 15) to the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dave J., on Aug 4, 2012 at 8:07 am | 15 comments | 2737 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 1027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's asks, 'Who are we?'

"The overriding goal of Future Search was to expand the circle of committed and engaged stakeholders who are going to work...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by UNO, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 1108 Views

MENLO PARK

Good Samaritan rescues purse

It could have been a very costly trip to Safeway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11744&e=y...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 849 Views
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