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MENLO PARK

Video from Facebook press conference

Facebook's chief financial officer David Ebersman, left, receives flowers from local florist Katherine Guisto after a press...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by 9Lives, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:04 pm | 8 comments | 1462 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Senator seeks to revamp rail authority leadership

The agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system would lose its semi-independent status and see its entire...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2011
Last comment by Observer, on Feb 24, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 2176 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Bike lane all but certain at intersection of Alpine and I-280, where cyclist died

A bike lane design similar to that at Sand Hill Road and Interstate 280 is under consideration for Alpine Road as it approaches...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by tom turner, on Mar 3, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 8 comments | 2130 Views

AROUND TOWN

AthertonSanMateo Video Goes Viral

The protagonist isn't identified but his supporting cast of characters are. This video is very provocative, very clever...

Original post made by courtwatcher on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by only me, on Mar 9, 2011 at 6:07 pm | 8 comments | 1497 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilman no longer a defendant in Buckheit lawsuit

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== A federal judge has removed Atherton City Councilman...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by M, on Mar 10, 2011 at 10:29 am | 8 comments | 2470 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former president visits Portola Valley

<I>The author, Samantha Bergeson, is a resident of Portola Valley and a sophomore at Menlo School. </I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Joy D, on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:55 pm | 8 comments | 1644 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley looks at benefit package

The Portola Valley Town Council will discuss a recommendation from the Finance Committee that employees in Town Hall start...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by cms, on Apr 12, 2011 at 5:12 pm | 8 comments | 2363 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget crisis top issue in supervisor's race

Among the big issues in the election for the District 1 county supervisor's seat are the county's budget crisis; under-funded...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Apr 15, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 8 comments | 1513 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac wins seven awards in state-wide contest

The Almanac won seven awards in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 16, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 8 comments | 1624 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs trash-collection rate hikes

Struggling to reduce a shortfall as high as $1.3 million that the town is projected to owe for garbage collection services,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by Heidi W, on May 25, 2011 at 4:11 pm | 8 comments | 2312 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man robbed of wallet on Willow Road

It apparently didn't matter that a 51-year-old Menlo Park man had linked his wallet to his belt loop. Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Sam, on May 24, 2011 at 5:08 pm | 8 comments | 1530 Views

MENLO PARK

New Menlo Park budget includes police pay raise

When the Menlo Park City Council passed its balanced budget for the next fiscal year, it also approved a pay raise for police...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Anthony, on Jun 22, 2011 at 1:58 pm | 8 comments | 1120 Views

ATHERTON

Censorship and the APOA

With the tremendous service the APOA is doing for the Town in posting meetings to YouTube, I would like to know: 1. Why...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Jun. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 27, 2011 at 10:08 am | 8 comments | 1416 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Troy Henderson retires after 35 years

Troy Henderson, Atherton's public works supervisor, is retiring this Thursday, June 30, after 35 years working for the town....

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by IKNOW, on Nov 8, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 8 comments | 1663 Views

MENLO PARK

Activists ask Menlo Park to weed out herbicides

Weeds, there's no getting away from them. But Menlo Park does its best to kill weeds by dousing the plants with herbicide,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by HHH, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:32 am | 8 comments | 1744 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The Party of Rich Old White Men

[Post removed. If you are going to refer to an article written by someone else, give clear attribution at the top, link to...

Original post made by SMGOP on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm aka Cleopatra, on Jul 27, 2011 at 5:36 pm | 8 comments | 2401 Views

ATHERTON

Clock ticks down toward Atherton layoffs

Atherton management is waiting until the close of business today to lay off six employees as its city attorney argues against...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 16, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 8 comments | 1154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Sweyer of Woodside Bakery to open 25-seat cafe in Woodside

Woodside has no traffic signals, but Mark Sweyer, co-owner of the Woodside Bakery & Cafe, did get a green light on his plans...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by kevin mariani, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:32 am | 8 comments | 2268 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Third East Palo Alto homicide in the past week

Another young person has died after being shot multiple times in East Palo Alto on Tuesday, July 19, police said. The shooting...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2011
Last comment by Watchdog, on Jul 23, 2011 at 7:29 pm | 8 comments | 1864 Views

MENLO PARK

Affordable housing project terminated in Menlo

Ten years ago, Habitat for Humanity bought property at 297 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park to build affordable housing. On July...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 24, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 8 comments | 1514 Views
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Mixx, Scott's Seafood replacement, opens in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 2,425 views

Ten Steps to Get Started with Financial Aid
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 3 comments | 1,697 views

All Parking Permits Should Have a Fee
By Steve Levy | 21 comments | 1,514 views

Repeating and “You” Sentences
By Chandrama Anderson | 4 comments | 924 views

It’s Not About The Officer Or The Mom—It’s About All Of Us
By Erin Glanville | 6 comments | 353 views