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ATHERTON

Atherton whittles down unfunded liability with portion of surplus funds

Atherton's unfunded liability debt will be $2 million lighter with the City Council's decision to apply that portion of the...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Good move, on Sep 29, 2013 at 8:52 pm | 4 comments | 6344 Views

MENLO PARK

Southbound El Camino at Selby in Atherton closed Friday after major accident

Another traffic snarl developed Friday (Sept. 27) afternoon in Atherton -- this one a major-injury accident that closed southbound...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 29, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 8 comments | 4498 Views

FICTION

SLAC develops 'accelerator on a chip,' journal reports

Researchers at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory in Menlo Park have successfully used a laser to accelerate electrons...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael Bauernfeind, on Sep 28, 2013 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 4959 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police add two motorcycle officers

One staffing shortage in the Menlo Park Police Department will be resolved through the appointment of two officers to traffic...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by double D, on Sep 28, 2013 at 12:09 pm | 4 comments | 1149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ormondale is launch pad for science project

A newly installed telescope was the star of a recent community event at Ormondale School, where it was introduced by representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by ann haley, on Sep 27, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 3793 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New and sturdy buttress for Ramona Road in Los Trancos Woods

A new and massive retaining wall of sturdy wooden and steel beams topped by concrete now rests alongside the 200 block of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Ken Kormanak, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 11405 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to buy surveillance equipment, but delay use until crafting privacy policy

After several hours of sometimes spirited discussion on Tuesday night, the Menlo Park City Council voted to approve the purchase...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 21 comments | 7299 Views

MOVIES

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 3226 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New and sturdy buttress for Ramona Road in Los Trancos Woods

A new and massive retaining wall of sturdy wooden and steel beams topped by concrete now rests alongside the 200 block of...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Ken Kormanak, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 7449 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: awnings at Intero office will stay

The black awnings that have been up will stay up at the offices of Intero Real Estate Services near the main intersection...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 2507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board may change policy on busing EPA kids

A decades-long policy of having East Palo Alto teens take a bus to high school in Woodside or Belmont may come to an end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by A-town gangsta, on Sep 25, 2013 at 11:18 pm | 10 comments | 3167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: High-value rings and bicycles missing

Crime reports from West Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14485&e=y...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by student, on Sep 25, 2013 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 4089 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks new operator for Folger Stable

Three years after a historic renovation, Folger Stable finds itself facing empty stalls in the near future as San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by James, on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1828 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park council looks at buying license plate readers, surveillance cameras

As the Menlo Park Police Department seeks council approval tonight to purchase three automated license plate readers and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:57 pm | 23 comments | 10896 Views

MENLO PARK

Committee recommends splitting Menlo Park in county redistricting move

Menlo Park would be split into two San Mateo County supervisorial districts under all three possible redistricting maps an...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 1442 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park molestation case ends in mistrial

The 12-day trial of a Menlo Park man charged with five counts of child molestation ended without resolution after the jury...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Sep 25, 2013 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 2359 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local philanthropists help bring ancient artifact to Asian Art Museum

A small ancient artifact that some historians call "the first bill of human rights" is now on exhibit at the Asian Art Museum...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Anthony Alfidi, on Sep 25, 2013 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why were 2 Supervisors even on the Boundary Redistricting Committee?

Last night at the final meeting both Adrienne Tissier and Warren Slocum abstained from voting on a map. Bill Nack the most...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 25, 2013
There are no comments yet. 793 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside council to hear appeal on realtor's proposal for awnings

Awnings will be the subject of a public hearing tonight (Sept. 24) at the Woodside Town Council meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by green fan, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 11437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will drones fly the county skies?

There may be a time when a small airborne mechanical drone operated by a law enforcement agency flies above the heads of...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:23 pm | 2 comments | 2052 Views
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