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AROUND TOWN

Seeking benefits from Facebook development

Facebook's relationship with Menlo Park is moving from the "friends" to "friends with benefits." Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 11 comments | 1694 Views

MENLO PARK

Two men grab girl's backpack in Menlo Park

A 15-year-old girl walking along Merrill Street snatched her backpack away from two men who tried to steal it shortly before...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on May 2, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1693 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Truck driver collides with bicyclist

A drunken truck driver and a drunken bicyclist collided on Saturday night on El Camino Real near Redwood City, leaving...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 12 comments | 1693 Views

MENLO PARK

State suspends British Bankers Club liquor license

The landmark British Bankers Club restaurant and bar in Menlo Park has had its liquor license put on hold by the California...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by First Hand Experience, on Jan 7, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 6 comments | 1693 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council forms labor subcommittee

Newly re-elected Mayor Rich Cline and Vice Mayor Kirsten Keith will serve on a labor negotiations subcommittee formed by...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by The question man, on Dec 17, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 15 comments | 1693 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Barn OK, but no vineyard for meadow preserve

==B Portola Valley:== This is an expanded version of a previously posted story. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10497...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Jan 27, 2012 at 9:04 am | 4 comments | 1692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's survival: Is it high-speed rail or bust?

While Menlo Park and Atherton contest in court the state's decision to run its high-speed-rail system along the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 30, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1692 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are We As Elitist as a Group?

Is it possible that almost everything posted or commentary made regarding the Peninsula is just too too elitist? Are we...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1692 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunday: Memorial for Helen Hausman, former college district board member

A memorial service for Helen Hausman, a longtime member of the governing board for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1691 Views

ATHERTON

Join the Atherton Library Building Steering Committee

Would you like to help oversee the planning and design process for a new Atherton Library? We are in the process of creating...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1691 Views

WOODSIDE

Those were the days -- bicycle club in Woodside

The Pedale Alpini Bicycle Club began meeting in Woodside in 1957, when bicycle racing was fading from the American scene....

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1691 Views

MENLO PARK

City fails to disclose latest pool gas exposure

It's like deja vu, only without the public disclosure: A swimmer at Burgess Pool in Menlo Park received emergency medical...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2011
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Sep 13, 2011 at 6:01 pm | 13 comments | 1691 Views

MENLO PARK

Hackers steal electronic data from top climate research center

An article in the Washington Post illustrates what behind the scenes has been know from several years. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/11/20/AR200911200...

Original post made by is climate chnage nonsense on Nov. 21, 2009
Last comment by observer2, on Dec 1, 2009 at 10:05 pm | 3 comments | 1690 Views

MENLO PARK

District meets water-reduction target in June-July period

Atherton and Menlo Park customers of the California Water Service Company's Bear Gulch District didn't quite meet the 36...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:56 am | 2 comments | 1690 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tried to land Tesla headquarters

When Tesla Motors announced Aug. 18 that it plans to relocate its headquarters from San Carlos to Palo Alto later this year,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by oh well, on Aug 28, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 11 comments | 1690 Views

ATHERTON

Four Atherton candidates offer ideas for fixing town

Lawsuit settlements and attorney fees totaling around $900,000 in the past year. Two building officials abruptly retiring...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:53 am | 15 comments | 1690 Views

ATHERTON

Does our City Council Deserve a Passing Grade?

In 2000, Jerry Carlson wrote a short essay on why he intended to vote no on Measure C. As reasons for voting against Measure...

Original post made by smarter voter on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by Evidence, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 1690 Views

WOODSIDE

Preserving historic properties in Woodside

In Woodside, there is a list of 22 structures of historic significance to the town. Included are the Albert Shine house,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1690 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Thieves target bicycles and laptop computers

Recent crime reports from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office show bicycles and laptop computers to be prized objects...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Watchful Neighbor, on Nov 16, 2011 at 1:50 pm | 1 comment | 1689 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police plan to add ShotSpotter, surveillance tools

Menlo Park landed on a list no one wants to be on, according to a consultant hired to review the police department's operations....

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 1689 Views
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