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AROUND TOWN

CalTrain MOU is a disaster

On Thursday the CalTrain board approved a MOU with High Speed Rail Authority, which CalTrain is celebrating as being the...

Original post made by morris brown on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 9, 2012 at 8:09 am | 11 comments | 1238 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County should explain the Violent, High Risk, Sex Offender description

the Sheriff's Office used in their alert to the public. Here is a copy of my e-mail sent today to the Board of Supervisors. Derrick...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 22, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 22, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 1238 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess pool burglars busted

Menlo Park detectives on the trail of a stolen cellphone uncovered two suspects and a collection of items stolen from Burgess...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Daniel McKee, on Sep 17, 2012 at 7:24 am | 6 comments | 1238 Views

ATHERTON

Announcing the APOA and our mission

Atherton tax paying residents have banded together to form the APOA: Atherton Proponents for Organized Action, We...

Original post made by APOA on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Anything is possible, on Dec 2, 2012 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1238 Views

MENLO PARK

Spike in property crime in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police are conducting undercover operations and increasing patrols in some areas in response to a spike in property...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2009
Last comment by where is the security, on Dec 13, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

City to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 1, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 1237 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park property owners organize to oppose plan for downtown area

A group of downtown property owners that opposes the city of Menlo Park's long-term plans for its downtown area now has a...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by roxie, on May 19, 2010 at 12:32 am | 5 comments | 1237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor candidates raise $80,000

Over the first two and a half months of 2012, donors gave a total of $79,896 to the eight candidates running for the District...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 7 comments | 1237 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why did Sequoia Healthcare District give $102,500 to Star Vista?

Star Vista, formerly Youth and Family Enrichment Services (name change courtesy of $55,000 pro bono services of the Taproot...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1237 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Many unanswered questions on Menlo Gateway project

While the Menlo Gateway project is an attractive proposal, and the developer has presented persuasive arguments in support...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Intrigued, on Nov 27, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain to add baby bullets on weekends

Caltrain will be adding express service to its regular schedule of trains traveling between San Francisco and San Jose on...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Dec 3, 2010 at 11:29 am | 1 comment | 1236 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police reports: Car strikes stroller

A Toyota Prius struck a stroller, tossing a child out, as the driver tried to make a left turn on to Ravenswood Avenue from...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Subaruzi, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 1236 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Firefighters plan wildfire drills in Portola Valley

Firefighters from all over San Mateo County will converge on the Spring Down open space just south of the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bolivar, on Apr 1, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 11 comments | 1236 Views

WOODSIDE

'Pay raise' actually a cut for county manager

A unanimous San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Dec. 11 introduced a measure to raise the annual salary of the county...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 21, 2012 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Skyline motorcycle crash victim identified

The victim of a fatal motorcycle crash on southbound state Highway 35 Saturday afternoon (June 26) has been identified as...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golden Shears celebrates 50th year

When Louis Arenas opened his barbershop in downtown Menlo Park, he wanted it to be an old-fashioned type of place, where...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on May 17, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 1235 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's says it might close if council approves El Camino development project

UPDATE: Council approves El Camino development http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5013 If Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by 52 year resident, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1234 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo streetlights go green

About 20 percent of Menlo Park's 2,300 street lights will start to shine a little brighter and burn a little less energy...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Evelyn, on Jan 22, 2011 at 12:49 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Soaring garbage rates back on council agenda

How should the Atherton City Council proceed with an inevitable garbage rate increase -- earlier proposed at 63 percent to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1234 Views
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