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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 | 1349 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 | 9667 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 | 2748 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 | 1034 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 | 1121 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 | 852 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's full plate: three meetings in seven days on Little League, library, Town Center

After capping the month of July with a four-and-a-half-hour special meeting, the Atherton City Council is gearing up for...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by literate but confused, on Aug 3, 2012 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 1038 Views

MENLO PARK

When background checks miss the mark

How a local private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 2, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 1161 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Former Portola Valley superintendent faces jail time, even with restitution

Former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty is still likely to serve jail time even if he avoids state prison...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Some Things Never Change, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2660 Views

MENLO PARK

Friday: Menlo Park council candidate holds 'office hours'

Menlo Park City Council candidate Ray Mueller continues his trend of public gatherings. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11688...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 879 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park revises parking task force

Which comes first, defining the mission, or choosing the crew? The Menlo Park City Council pondered that question on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Aug 2, 2012 at 10:35 am | 4 comments | 989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lacrosse playoffs: Menlo School wins opener

In a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League lacrosse playoff opener Monday, host Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 10-4. The Knights...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 981 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Broken gas line: Ladera residents shelter in place

Firefighters kept things safe in the area of Siesta Court in Ladera this afternoon while PG&E workers shut off gas from a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 1098 Views

OTHER TOPICS

About-face: Former climate change skeptic now says global warming is man-made

This is actually pretty big news. One of the biggest climate change skeptics announced over the weekend that his much-publicized...

Original post made by POGO on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Jul 31, 2012 at 4:58 pm | 5 comments | 1077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could Electronic Monitoring Program for Pre-Trial detainees save tax payers money? Of course it could! Sheriff Greg Munks won't let that happen.

http://www.sanmateocourt.org/documents/grand_jury/2011/emp.pdf San Mateo County probation department uses Electronic Monitoring Santa...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 878 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires new human resources director

It may be time for Menlo Park's former human resources director, Glen Kramer, to start enjoying a leisurely retirement: the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ex-City Employee, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 1133 Views

AROUND TOWN

County may ask voters to raise sales tax

The county wants your half-cent's worth of opinion on whether to increase the sales tax. After the failure of two tax increases...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:22 am | 3 comments | 895 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Memorial for Nancy DiSanto of Ladera

A Mass for Nancy DiSanto of Ladera will be held Saturday, Dec. 3, at St. Denis Catholic Church in Menlo Park. A nurse and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2011
Last comment by Maia , on Jul 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 5 comments | 1402 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Three more take out papers in Atherton

Denise Kupperman, a leader in the effort to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, Bob Roeser, and Jo-Ann Sockolov...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 29, 2012 at 11:46 am | 3 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

World War II vet honored for heroism after 66 years

Carl Clark of Menlo Park told the hundreds of well-wishers at the Jan. 17 ceremony recognizing his World War II heroism that...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Thelma, on Jul 28, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 6 comments | 1468 Views
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