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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Mayor Nicholas Jellins learns of “larger than expected budget surplus"

Below is an Oct. 26 press release from Menlo Park Mayor Nicholas Jellins. In addition to the surplus, he says: "… we recently...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 27, 2006
Last comment by Gern Blanston, on Oct 27, 2006 at 12:55 pm | 4 comments | 3629 Views

AROUND TOWN

When mountain lions enter residential areas

Local public safety agencies should work with experts on mountain lion behavior to develop contingency plans for cases when...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by Brian, on Apr 25, 2011 at 7:57 pm | 11 comments | 3625 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Local man sentenced for child pornography

Stephen Wolf, who pleaded no contest in March 2013 to possessing child pornography, now faces eight months in jail and three...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 9:18 am | 4 comments | 3624 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Fire drill interrupted by out-of-control dump truck

The wildfire drill getting underway at Ford Field in Portola Valley had an unplanned interruption shortly before 10:30 a.m....

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by janet, on May 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 3624 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: more spending cuts needed

Atherton staff must sharpen their pencils and find more spending cuts to avoid reaching into reserves and the parcel tax...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 3621 Views

ATHERTON

Obama to brunch, lunch in Atherton

Atherton will have a few extra visitors in town on Thursday, April 4, as President Barack Obama is the guest of honor at...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 8, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 42 comments | 3620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Park Theatre plans take shape in Menlo Park

The peeling façade of the long-vacant Park Theatre may give way to a mix of office space and retail, according to owner Howard...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2012
Last comment by sammymiami, on Dec 24, 2012 at 10:28 am | 15 comments | 3612 Views

ATHERTON

Author Appearance

Sheralee Hill Iglehart, Atherton substitute teacher,children's author reads her latest book with puppets at Starbucks, 361...

Original post made by Brandon Chateauvert on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Sheralee Hill Iglehart, on Jul 17, 2011 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 3610 Views

FICTION

CHP reopens U.S. 101, traffic remains heavy

The California Highway Patrol has reopened U.S. 101 in San Mateo this morning after downed lines prompted full closures...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3608 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 10, 2012 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 3608 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: 60 show up for outreach meeting

About 60 people came to the Atherton community outreach meeting on Monday night, Feb. 22, and while most wanted to know about...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Watching the cops, on Mar 4, 2010 at 11:11 pm | 77 comments | 3604 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day trip: Visit an aircraft carrrier

If your want to get a sense of the USA'a sea power from World War II and Vietnam, visit the Hornet Aircraft carrier in Alameda....

Original post made by JB on Sep. 28, 2006
Last comment by A wise man from Menlo Park, on Sep 28, 2006 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 3603 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Red-light runners: Cameras up on El Camino at Glenwood

Another camera system to catch red-light runners has been installed in Menlo Park -- this time at the intersection of El...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 44 comments | 3603 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested in Menlo Park burglary

On Friday afternoon, a Menlo Park resident noticed that the house seemed a bit emptier than it had that morning, what with...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Lee, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 3602 Views

MENLO PARK

Unions file lawsuit to keep pension initiative off ballot

Two employee unions filed a lawsuit today (June 23) against the city of Menlo Park and a resident involved in the effort...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 2, 2010 at 2:41 pm | 79 comments | 3601 Views

MENLO PARK

Elementary school consolidation - an idea whose time has come?

The Almanac reports that one more leader adds his name to the consolidation of our elementary schools: Before casting...

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 23, 2011 at 8:32 am | 54 comments | 3599 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Deputies search for man missing from construction site

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is searching for a construction worker who disappeared from a job site in...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Les , on Mar 21, 2014 at 4:14 am | 4 comments | 3599 Views

OTHER TOPICS

When are bicyclists ever going to get it?

The following letter by Ted Bache was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: When on the road, car...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 17, 2008 at 10:45 pm | 16 comments | 3598 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside High grads take flight

Woodside High School graduating senior Gabriela Alexandra Abarca hugs guidance counselor Elaine Dessus, while waiting in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 12, 2012 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 3591 Views

MENLO PARK

First look at Arrillaga's Menlo Park development

An eight-acre span of car lots on El Camino Real will turn into a mixed-use complex of medical offices, offices, retail and...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by crony capitalism, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:53 am | 51 comments | 3590 Views
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