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AROUND TOWN

Why Measure M would adversely impact our schools

Measure M seeks to limit office space and instead encourages large number of larger residences. Here is an interesting look...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 26, 2014
There are no comments yet. 146 Views

ATHERTON

Homeowners: Building department negligent

In the midst of a legal battle with her building contractor, Kimberly Sweidy is also taking on the town of Atherton's building...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dick Seibert, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 148 comments | 10809 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested for allegedly stealing mail in Menlo Park, Woodside and other cities

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 25, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 1072 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

STPO your CRA here

A work crew responded quickly on Wednesday (Sept. 24) to a call from a Ladera resident pointing out a problem with recently...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Sep 25, 2014 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

WSJ Article on Climate Science not being settled

It is amazing all the people who are spoon fed nonsense on Climate change take it at face value. Socratic Inquiry? Forget...

Original post made by Baby its Cold Outside on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by truther, on Sep 25, 2014 at 10:01 am | 7 comments | 213 Views

AROUND TOWN

State senator introduces bill to reopen public access to Martin's Beach

Legislation introduced Monday would help restore public access to a popular surfing beach near Half Moon Bay that has...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Sep 24, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 17 comments | 6873 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: More green bike lanes coming to Willow Road

Willow Road is about to get greener: Menlo Park will be installing additional green bike lanes through Sept. 25 between Middlefield...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Every day cyclist, on Sep 24, 2014 at 4:31 pm | 7 comments | 986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park girl, 9, drowns in pool

Lahee Hong, a 9-year-old Menlo Park girl, died Tuesday night as a result of a drowning at an apartment community pool in...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Goog, on Sep 24, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 8 comments | 4837 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New law defines 'safe distance' for motorists passing bicyclists

A new state law sets 3 feet as a "safe distance" for vehicles passing bicyclists on the road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 35 comments | 2260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Concerns About City Manager Magda Gonzalez

It has become apparent that E. Palo Alto City Manager Magda Gonzalez has done very real damage and caused problems in our...

Original post made by Hmmm on May. 9, 2014
Last comment by Warlord Fleisch, on Sep 23, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 3 comments | 698 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School plans major building project next summer

Regarding, “Woodside School plans major building project next summer”, The Almanac, September 17, 2014, I would like to make...

Original post made by Andreas Mede on Sep. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officers issues 252 traffic tickets on Wednesday in Atherton and Menlo Park

Officers on motorcycles from agencies around San Mateo County spent Wednesday (Sept. 17) patrolling parts of Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Sep 22, 2014 at 10:47 pm | 12 comments | 2907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

27 local students are National Merit semifinalists

Twenty-seven juniors from three local high schools -- Menlo School, Menlo-Atherton High School and Sacred Heart Preparatory...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2014
Last comment by Joseph, on Sep 22, 2014 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Zuckerberg makes surprise visit to Sequoia High

Sequoia High School students and staff were treated to a surprise visit by Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg at a...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 20, 2014 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 179 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter from Stanford development to delay postphone meeting with Menlo Park

The following was just posted in the Menlo Park email log. =========== Dear Ms. Jerome-Robinson: Attached please find...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 19, 2014 at 2:37 pm | 14 comments | 332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Legal battle erupts over Panzer tank from Littlefield collection

A Seattle company led by Microsoft Corp. co-founder and billionaire Paul Allen has filed a lawsuit in in a dispute over ownership...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Unfortunate, on Sep 19, 2014 at 8:36 am | 5 comments | 1785 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Tree protest ends peacefully; tree is cut down

A man chained himself to an Italian stone pine tree in Fremont Park early Tuesday morning, but the protest came to a peaceful...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by tammygee, on Sep 19, 2014 at 7:59 am | 2 comments | 1338 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Couple plead no contest to burglaries

A San Jose couple, accused of several 2013 Peninsula burglaries, including the theft of a Porsche in Portola Valley, has...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2014
Last comment by Mark Toshland, on Sep 19, 2014 at 7:40 am | 2 comments | 1650 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Officer, mom disagree about letting child walk home alone

Everyone agrees on the basic facts: A fourth-grade boy was walking home alone from Encinal Elementary School on Sept. 11....

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2014
Last comment by Victor B., on Sep 18, 2014 at 10:50 pm | 53 comments | 7550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democrat Lobbyist predicts substantial gains for the GOP

Neil Dhillon, a Democratic lobbyist and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Government Affairs at the U.S. Department of...

Original post made by Mid Term Elections on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by sam wong, on Sep 18, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 85 comments | 1779 Views
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Sneak peek: Bradley's Fine Diner in Menlo Park
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Marriage Underachievers
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Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheart’s expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 46 comments | 1,084 views