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MENLO PARK

Sand Hill pipeline replacement project extended

It'll be another month of traffic delays for those traveling along Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by JH, on Nov 2, 2012 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

Hay is harvested in this undated photo taken at Ormondale Ranch, near today's Solana and Westridge drives in Portola Valley....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Nov 4, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1176 Views

MENLO PARK

Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

MENLO PARK

Attempted Abduction of 5 year old Boy

2.5 Days after an attempted abduction, a notice is sent to local parents about a child almost kidnapped in front of his house. Can't...

Original post made by MP Mom on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 5, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2058 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure A Shelly Kessler and Bill Nack taught SMC a lesson

Ten years of 1/2 cent sales tax = $60,000,000 to the General Fund for the Supervisors to spend any way they want. Shelly...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 1073 Views

SPORTS

The Valparaiso Bowl: football for a good cause

The 10th annual gridiron contest for a good cause -- raising money to assist motivated middle school students from low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by with all due respect, on Nov 8, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 7183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Belle Haven pool adds hours for water polo

Tim Sheeper of Menlo Swim and Sport will open the Belle Haven pool six days a week starting the month for water polo season,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1132 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Sequoia Healthcare -- the hospital district that won't die

cTypeface:Bold>Editor's Note:</I></B> Jack Hickey, a member of the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, has for many...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 11, 2012 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 1124 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Remembering Father Egon Javor

Father Egon Javor, one of seven Benedictine monks from Hungary who founded the Woodside Priory monastic community and then...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by TV, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2134 Views

MENLO PARK

Safety Tips

This is intended to be an ongoing journal of Safety Tips. Having just returned from New York, I can personally attest...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 961 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District says: "One dollar and twenty-seven cents returned for every tax dollar collected"

Visit http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ and you will see this incredible, and meaningless claim. The Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 15, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:45 am | 1 comment | 1329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small school is lab for innovative learning

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Smailey, on Nov 16, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 2766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Habitat for Humanity gives homes to new owners

Five Menlo Park and East Palo Alto families will get keys to new homes on Saturday (Nov. 17), thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ken B, on Nov 17, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 5211 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley finds buyer for Blue Oaks lots

The town of Portola Valley announced Saturday an agreement on the sale, for $2.88 million, of two properties the town owns...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on Nov 19, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district may take back O'Connor site to address soaring enrollment

In a move described as a "precautionary step," the Menlo Park City School District has sent the tenant of its former O'Connor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1202 Views

MENLO PARK

Obituary: Dorothy Cartan of Menlo Park

Dorothy Mary Bjorkland Cartan of Menlo Park died peacefully at home on Sept. 24. She was 87. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12245...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Tony Lucio, on Nov 20, 2012 at 8:28 pm | 1 comment | 1317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Second sister succumbs to injuries from crash

A second sister critically injured in a crash with a California Highway Patrol vehicle on northbound U.S. 101 in Palo...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Nov 24, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 1715 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Those were the days

In the 1920s, Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve was the site of scout camps. Here in their uniforms are the unidentified girls...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2012
Last comment by Lorraine, on Nov 26, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 998 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night, Nov. 25. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12544...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by what?, on Nov 27, 2012 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

ATHERTON

A page from our history

Silas and Olive Holbrook Palmer lived at Elmwood in Atherton until the home burned down in 1958, just a few months after...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Nov 27, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views
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