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Today: Three cities hold gun buyback

Three Peninsula cities, including Menlo Park, will hold a gun buyback from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, in East...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by John, on Feb 22, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 852 Views

AROUND TOWN

A headmaster's parting lesson for parents

An overemphasis on college preparation is "extinguishing childhood" for too many of today's kids, says Norm Colb, who is...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by smilingparent, on Feb 22, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 11 comments | 7973 Views

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Sen. Jerry Hill pitches bill to ensure funding for Caltrain electrification

As Caltrain prepares to embark on its long-stalled voyage toward electrification, Sen. Jerry Hill on Friday unveiled a bill...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 3993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: M-A fashion show

Menlo-Atherton's annual fashion show unfolds on Saturday, Feb. 23. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13113&e=y...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2013
Last comment by Marti, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 1 comment | 894 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford 'rethinking' parts of El Camino plan

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 61 comments | 31061 Views

AROUND TOWN

County settles lawsuit alleging discrimination

In settling a lawsuit brought by six county citizens in 2011 -- three of Asian ethnicity and three of Latino -- the county...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 21, 2013 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 970 Views

MOVIES

Atherton Library Family Movie Night

Friday, February 22 at 7 pm, the library will be showing "Brave" for Family Movie Night. This film is rated PG and is 93...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2891 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District - Masters of Deceit

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO, Lee Michelson, in a letter published in today's Daily Post http://www.xshcd.com/LMSHCDPOST.jpg...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 21, 2013 at 11:51 am | 3 comments | 1669 Views

MENLO PARK

Gordon forms housing review committee

About a dozen representatives from cities within Assemblyman Rich Gordon's district will join him on a new committee to review...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Feb 21, 2013 at 3:40 am | 4 comments | 816 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park trees defeat duplex

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Feb 21, 2013 at 12:17 am | 3 comments | 1365 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council nixes adding 9 full-time planners

The easy question was whether Menlo Park needs more planning staff. The consensus was yes, given the number of incoming projects...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by mistake, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 976 Views

ATHERTON

Painting valued at more than $100,000 reported missing from Atherton home

A painting valued at more than $100,000 by noted Filipino portraitist and landscape painter Fernando Amorsolo is missing...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Radioclassics Fan, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1584 Views

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Parcel taxes

The proliferation of parcel taxes and the large expenditure of public funds used to facilitate their passage renders the...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 20, 2013 at 4:14 pm | 7 comments | 959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chair Yoga at Atherton Library

Spread the love within yourself with Chair Yoga. Chair Yoga is a safe and effective way to offer Yoga to any group, age,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 20, 2013
There are no comments yet. 761 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton council asked to approve request to destroy police records

Records are routinely destroyed after a specified time in police departments across the state, but given some Atherton residents'...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 20, 2013 at 11:35 am | 8 comments | 3803 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton cops try again for destroying complaint records

Last year, the Atherton police department requested that the city council permit them to destroy records of complaints Atherton...

Original post made by Try, try again on Feb. 15, 2013
Last comment by spectator, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:46 am | 11 comments | 1925 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Building a new Town Center

Atherton is recruiting up to nine residents to sit on an advisory committee that will lead the effort to build a new hub...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 937 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford 'rethinking some parts' of Arrillaga project on El Camino

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 951 Views

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Deputies pull young girls from burning home

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies rescued two young girls from a smoke-filled house in Moss Beach on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Well done, on Feb 19, 2013 at 8:08 pm | 1 comment | 823 Views

MENLO PARK

Are Menlo Park's sidewalks too narrow?

In a response to another question Mom has posted the following: Posted by mom, a resident of the Menlo Park: Central Menlo...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 15 comments | 1057 Views
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