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ATHERTON

Atherton: Lewis files for re-election to council

With only one week left before the filing deadline, Elizabeth Lewis filed papers today (Aug. 3) to run for re-election to...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keith Wollenberg, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1100 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo High School kids sell their web site for $175 millioin

Good job kids. Facebook isn't the only game in town. http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_21247441/san-francisco-sports-website-bleacher-report-sells-reported...

Original post made by menlo on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1065 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Misuse of social media by 'Athertonians' blog

In connection with the Atherton Library controversy the moderators of the Yahoo blog "Athertonians," which was set up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 6:14 am | 41 comments | 2029 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 2391 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Ruby Sparks'

"Ruby Sparks" proves it's something special by being unafraid to follow its premise to a dark place, the dream turning into...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 5901 Views

AROUND TOWN

John William Smith Molestation Case is reported at the end.

This case was first reported today Monday July 16, 2012 by the Palo Alto Daily Post. John William Smith age 48 represented...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 11 comments | 1214 Views

ATHERTON

Lewis takes out candidate papers in Atherton

Elizabeth Lewis, who is completing her first term on the Atherton City Council, has signaled her intention to run for re-election....

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 22 comments | 1287 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino facelift begins with housing project

A lot left vacant at 389 El Camino Real when a car dealer abandoned Menlo Park will now come to life again as a housing development. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Aug 4, 2012 at 10:47 am | 12 comments | 1355 Views

OTHER TOPICS

the new Gov. Romney VP choice post

Months ago, Emerle created a post on suggested VP candidates for Mitt Romney. Quite a bit early as it turned out, the scrubs...

Original post made by Chuck Roofe on May. 6, 2012
Last comment by VP picker, on Aug 4, 2012 at 9:53 am | 27 comments | 9673 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Open space district acquires 79 acres

Already rich in open space, the town of Portola Valley is richer still with the gift Tuesday (Nov. 15) to the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Dave J., on Aug 4, 2012 at 8:07 am | 15 comments | 2754 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's asks, 'Who are we?'

"The overriding goal of Future Search was to expand the circle of committed and engaged stakeholders who are going to work...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by UNO, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

MENLO PARK

Good Samaritan rescues purse

It could have been a very costly trip to Safeway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11744&e=y...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 855 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's full plate: three meetings in seven days on Little League, library, Town Center

After capping the month of July with a four-and-a-half-hour special meeting, the Atherton City Council is gearing up for...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by literate but confused, on Aug 3, 2012 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 1041 Views

MENLO PARK

When background checks miss the mark

How a local private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 2, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 1166 Views

WOODSIDE

Update: Former Portola Valley superintendent faces jail time, even with restitution

Former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty is still likely to serve jail time even if he avoids state prison...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Some Things Never Change, on Aug 2, 2012 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 2683 Views

MENLO PARK

Friday: Menlo Park council candidate holds 'office hours'

Menlo Park City Council candidate Ray Mueller continues his trend of public gatherings. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11688...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 2, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 880 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park revises parking task force

Which comes first, defining the mission, or choosing the crew? The Menlo Park City Council pondered that question on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Aug 2, 2012 at 10:35 am | 4 comments | 993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lacrosse playoffs: Menlo School wins opener

In a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League lacrosse playoff opener Monday, host Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 10-4. The Knights...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 984 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Broken gas line: Ladera residents shelter in place

Firefighters kept things safe in the area of Siesta Court in Ladera this afternoon while PG&E workers shut off gas from a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 1101 Views
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