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MENLO PARK

ClimateGate ---

The following message from respected scientists should be noted here in our local paper. It is time to reassess climate change...

Original post made by old timer on Dec. 4, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 26, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 113 comments | 5361 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man arrested on sexual battery charges

Palo Alto police have arrested a massage therapist on charges of misdemeanor sexual battery of four young women in 2012. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 955 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beautiful Christmas Tree At El Camino & Ravenswood

Who can we thank for the strikingly beautiful lighting on one of the towering redwood trees at this busy intersection. This...

Original post made by Dana Hendrickson on Dec. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wood burning banned on Christmas Day

It's official: Bay Area residents will not be allowed to light fires in their fireplaces on Christmas Day. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 25, 2013 at 12:58 pm | 3 comments | 1765 Views

MENLO PARK

Holiday hours at Menlo Park Civic Center

Menlo Park City Hall will shut down Dec. 23 through Dec. 27, as will the Arrillaga Recreation Center. The Gymnastics Center...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Dec 23, 2013 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 1306 Views

MENLO PARK

Spare the Air day on Monday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has declared Monday, Dec. 23, a "Spare the Air Day," with the air quality in...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2013
Last comment by about time, on Dec 22, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside gives green light to 'safe routes to school'

On the annual Walk to School day at Woodside Elementary School, about 300 students walk or ride bikes to school. This exercise...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Dec 22, 2013 at 1:10 pm | 5 comments | 2379 Views

ATHERTON

Park Theatre torn down

Demolition work at the building housing the old Park Theatre, built in 1947 and closed in 2002, was underway Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by Just curious, on Dec 22, 2013 at 10:35 am | 29 comments | 6054 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park specific plan review culminates in medical office cap, minor changes

Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan emerged in one piece following its first review: The council decided to...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2013
Last comment by WakeUpMenlo, on Dec 21, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 90 comments | 18714 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Holiday Fund: St. Anthony's helps its neighbors

<I>By Patricia Papalian, development committee volunteer, St. Anthony's Padua Dining Room.</I></B> Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 21, 2013 at 11:36 am | 6 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City officials meet with Sims on fire prevention

Redwood City officials met Wednesday with Sims Metal Management after a second fire in two months broke out at the recycling...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by Julie, on Dec 20, 2013 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 1088 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hanretty gets pension despite his conviction

Tim Hanretty, the former Woodside and Portola Valley school official who was recently released on probation from state prison...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 4539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Freedom and vigilance

Menlo Park recently purchased several surveillance cameras and roving license-plate readers. Let's try putting the argument...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:22 am | 25 comments | 14612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Changing lives through literacy

Project Read-Menlo Park is one of 10 community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by apex, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 2491 Views

ATHERTON

Wiest named Atherton's new mayor

Cary Wiest, elected a little more than a year ago to the Atherton City Council, was chosen by his fellow council members...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Dec 19, 2013 at 10:09 pm | 3 comments | 2993 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Hospital/Dignity Health launches InQuicker

As an elected member of the Sequoia Healthcare District which created Sequoia Hospital, I applaud the initiative of the hospitals...

Original post made by jack Hickey on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 19, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

MENLO PARK

Portola Valley: Man pleads no contest to assault, felony burglary

A Palo Alto man accused of assaulting a 13-year-old Portola Valley boy with a baseball bat and crashing his SUV into a ravine...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Wil , on Dec 19, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2089 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police try new strategy against gang violence

Fall has been riddled with bullets in Menlo Park, with four shootings in the past month alone. The police are trying a new...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by Ted, on Dec 19, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 7 comments | 8458 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Man seeks emergency assistance, and winds up in jail

A man who sought emergency assistance for a stranded truck on a Woodside road in the early morning hours of Friday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 19, 2013 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 2004 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves home loan for city manager

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre will receive a home improvement loan from the city and other benefits during the next...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by Downtowner, on Dec 19, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 19 comments | 5590 Views
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On Tour at Selective Schools: Chapman, La Verne, Redlands, Whittier
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The dress code
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. . . People will never forget how you made them feel.
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Anglo Menlo Park
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Council election, and then some.
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