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SPORTS

Meteor zips over Bay Area Wednesday night, landing with sonic boom

A large meteor streaked across the night sky Wednesday night and was seen and heard throughout the Bay Area. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Oct 19, 2012 at 11:00 am | 7 comments | 6964 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo announces Nathaniel Healy as new head of school

The assistant head of a Seattle private school will become the new head at Menlo School July 1, Menlo announced Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1396 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dangerous Black Porche in Los Trancos woods

To Whom It May Concern, I was driving up Los Trancos the other day with my 5 year old son, when a sleek, new black Porche...

Original post made by Anonymous on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 28 comments | 4992 Views

ATHERTON

Police union tactics, new town manager on Atherton City Council agenda

Hiring a new town manager and addressing the police union's mail and phone campaign that critics decry as misleading and...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2012 at 11:36 am | 22 comments | 2268 Views

ATHERTON

Library Funds not approved for Atherton Traffic Light

The Yes on Measure F campaign has an ad on the Almanac web site, that the new two-story county library with a footprint of...

Original post made by Traffic Light on Oct. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1619 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Orionid meteor shower

The Orionid meteor shower was the cause of the Wed evening boom. The boom was likely from a meteor as it "fireballed" and...

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1260 Views

MENLO PARK

Endorsements: Clarke, Mueller for Menlo Park Council

What's next for Menlo Park? With two council seats open, the direction of the city could change significantly next year,...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by cosmo, on Oct 17, 2012 at 10:40 pm | 5 comments | 2116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hear the boom Wed night?

Not really sure if this is the place to post, but does anyone have an idea as to the source of the loud boom Wed evening?...

Original post made by WoodsMoire on Oct. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 899 Views

ATHERTON

Will Cary Wiest attend the council meeting tonight?

After not attending a single council or committee meeting in the past year in Atherton, yet being endorsed as the best candidate...

Original post made by Cary Wiest has ENTERED the building on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 5 comments | 1378 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Plastic bag ban meeting

On Oct. 23, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to adopt a reusable bag ordinance. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by pvmom, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Atherton police tactics raise questions

The present contract with the Atherton police expires in 2013 and the negotiations with the Town will begin soon. A good...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Oliver , on Oct 17, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrans won't finish Menlo Park repairs until mid-November; traffic jammed on El Camino

The Caltrans paving project that inadvertently snarled Menlo Park traffic along the El Camino corridor won't be complete...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ron, on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 12 comments | 2600 Views

SPORTS

Plenty of successful efforts in volleyball, water polo and football

==B Prep roundup:== No titles were forthcoming, but local prep teams still had very successful weekends in volleyball, water...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by david mclaughlin, on Oct 17, 2012 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 9843 Views

ATHERTON

APOA respond to Mayor's claims

http://www.athertonpolice.com/PAC/ The Atherton police produced videos to respond to the Mayor's claims about outsourcing...

Original post made by Atherton Election on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Not funny, on Oct 17, 2012 at 7:56 am | 3 comments | 822 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wreckage of plane found; pilot killed

The wreckage of an Arizona-bound airplane that disappeared after taking off from the Half Moon Bay Airport on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign finance: New law, authored by Rich Gordon, aims to increase transparency

A state Assembly bill now signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown will go into effect in January 2013, requiring more transparency...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
There are no comments yet. 800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diesel Exhaust from Stanford Dirt Moving Project

Over the weekend I noticed Stanford moving a mountain of dirt at the edge of the golf course near the old barn and equestrian...

Original post made by Wants Clean Air on Oct. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1249 Views

MENLO PARK

Su Hong: a work in progress?

Su Hong regulars, don't despair. Bee King, owner of the venerable Chinese restaurant at 1039 El Camino Real in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2012
Last comment by Jill, on Oct 15, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 6 comments | 1988 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hard cases changing tenor of jail population

A year into a cost-reducing measure to selectively relocate some state prison inmates to county jails, the population at...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Bob Cushman, on Oct 15, 2012 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 2980 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park election: What's in a name?

With about a month to go before the Nov. 6 Menlo Park City Council elections, the five candidates are hitting the campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 14, 2012 at 6:22 pm | 3 comments | 2873 Views
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