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MENLO PARK

Planning Commission gives BevMo a thumbs up

It seems like only yesterday that a faction of Menlo Park residents and alcohol merchants rose up against allowing a Beverages...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 9, 2013 at 11:19 am | 6 comments | 7824 Views

MOVIES

M-A boys honored by USTA NorCal tennis circuit

Local roundup: The Menlo-Atherton boys' tennis team was well-represented at the USTA Northern California Junior Recognition...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2010
Last comment by loubna, on Jul 1, 2010 at 5:32 am | 1 comment | 7817 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Community Theatre stages 'The Producers'

New faces will be appearing in "The Producers" the last weekend in October and first weekend in November as Woodside Community...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2013
Last comment by Darrell, on Oct 20, 2013 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 7813 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

Before there was the Ladera we know today, the La Siesta ranch occupied the hilly landscape that was dotted with blue, valley...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 18, 2013 at 1:01 am | 1 comment | 7800 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gov Romney explains how he differs from George W Bush

A question asked many times and never answered in the popular forum "Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?" (3199 views, 127...

Original post made by Wally on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by reality-based observer, on Nov 9, 2012 at 12:47 pm | 38 comments | 7796 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to outsource two departments

The town of Atherton is preparing to outsource its entire building and public works departments, handing 13 of 16 non-management...

Original post made on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 5, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 129 comments | 7756 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district chief returns to work after paralyzing fall

About nine months after a catastrophic fall, Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman is back on the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Hmm, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:34 am | 33 comments | 7675 Views

AROUND TOWN

Services set for Menlo Park couple killed by alleged drunken driver

A private funeral service for Balbir and Kamal Kaur Singh will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 30, followed by a public memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2013
Last comment by justathought, on Oct 31, 2013 at 11:34 pm | 3 comments | 7666 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Assistant District Attorney, Al Serrato concludes investigation of Sequoia Healthcare District

After a 5 month investigation into the $300 per month increase in health insurance subsidy to sitting Directors of the Sequoia...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2013 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 7662 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Little League structure too big for the park?

When Atherton voters approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only park, many believed...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2014
Last comment by mighty casey, on Mar 23, 2014 at 6:55 pm | 49 comments | 7612 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview playing field woes continue with lawsuit

The problem-plagued project to construct, then reconstruct, Hillview Middle School's playing field may finally be finished,...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2013
Last comment by stats, on Dec 7, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 6 comments | 7610 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain plan would fell trees, add substations

A new report analyzing the environmental impacts of electrifying the Caltrain rail line indicates that the benefits of cleaner,...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Mar 6, 2014 at 6:36 pm | 25 comments | 7604 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: $10,000 bicycle stolen from locked garage

Crime reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/12/03/police-calls-10000-bicycle-stolen-f...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Dec 3, 2013 at 4:31 pm | 5 comments | 7602 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council members, listen to your constituents

So where are we now? Almost a year has passed since Stanford's first proposal for the eight-plus-acre property at 500 El...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by sticks in the eyes, on Dec 5, 2013 at 8:58 am | 18 comments | 7555 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What are your memories of Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park?

Kenneth H. Pruitt, who became known as the "Pancake Man" after opening his first Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park in...

Original post made by Memorie Man on May. 9, 2007
Last comment by Manlo Punk, on Jul 4, 2014 at 7:37 am | 48 comments | 7508 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 | 7438 Views

MENLO PARK

Election turnout only 25 percent

Only 25 percent of registered voters in San Mateo County cast ballots in the Nov. 5 election, according to county Elections...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jim Turner, on Nov 14, 2013 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 7431 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside School Facilities Bond Open House Dates

A note from Dr. Polito copied verbatim from the Woodside School Website: "Facilities Bond As I mentioned in my message...

Original post made by Alfred Woodsider on Aug. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 7426 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bank robbed

A woman walked into the U.S. Bank in Menlo Park on Friday afternoon and, after handing the teller a note demanding money,...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Nov 11, 2013 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 7411 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park residents advised to shelter in place due to fire

Menlo Park police advised residents this afternoon to shelter in place with windows closed if they smell smoke or see a smoke...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2013
Last comment by yo yo, on Nov 10, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 7400 Views
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