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MENLO PARK

Mueller, Carlton elected to Menlo Park council

A lone woman on a corner of Alameda de las Pulgas waved a sign for Romney 2012/Catherine Carlton/Yes on Prop 32. She got...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael, on Nov 11, 2012 at 9:45 am | 18 comments | 2692 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Sequoia Healthcare -- the hospital district that won't die

cTypeface:Bold>Editor's Note:</I></B> Jack Hickey, a member of the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, has for many...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 11, 2012 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 961 Views

ATHERTON

Lewis, Wiest win Atherton council seats

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Tuesday, winning 1,690 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Nice try, on Nov 10, 2012 at 11:20 am | 10 comments | 1304 Views

AROUND TOWN

County to ban plastic bags at most checkout counters

On Earth Day (April 22) in the spring of 2013, retailers in Ladera, West Menlo Park and other unincorporated communities...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Armand, on Nov 9, 2012 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 1475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at knifepoint in Jack Lyle Park

If you go walking after midnight, keep an eye out. Late Wednesday night, two men robbed a third who was strolling through...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by get a clue, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 1019 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Positions on Finance/Audit Committee

The Board of Education of the Menlo Park City School District is seeking candidates to fill three positions on the Finance/Audit...

Original post made by cmetzler@mpcsd.org on Nov. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1027 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 | 6188 Views

MENLO PARK

Utility Bill - Charitable Contributions

There is an old expression about CHARITY STARTS AT HOME. I'd like to suggest that the City consider a popular program...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Nov 8, 2012 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1126 Views

AROUND TOWN

Belle Haven pool adds hours for water polo

Tim Sheeper of Menlo Swim and Sport will open the Belle Haven pool six days a week starting the month for water polo season,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 949 Views

SPORTS

The Valparaiso Bowl: football for a good cause

The 10th annual gridiron contest for a good cause -- raising money to assist motivated middle school students from low-income...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by with all due respect, on Nov 8, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 2995 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley native takes up house-hunting in wake of storm

Portola Valley native Laura MacMillan, 23, was for a time a displaced person. She still lives in Brooklyn, just not in the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 1107 Views

ATHERTON

What the next year will bring in Atherton

Hope the Almanac archives this and fact checks it against the state of things one and two years from now, IF the Cary Wiest/Elizabeth...

Original post made by Nostradamus on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Issues, on Nov 8, 2012 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 1529 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters reject library in park

After more than a year spent squabbling about a divided City Council's decision to make Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Lesson in government, on Nov 8, 2012 at 9:46 am | 6 comments | 1582 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park seeks new business development manager

When Business Development Manager Dave Johnson resigned at the end of 2011, many wondered whether Menlo Park would leave...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by MBA, on Nov 8, 2012 at 8:52 am | 8 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure A Shelly Kessler and Bill Nack taught SMC a lesson

Ten years of 1/2 cent sales tax = $60,000,000 to the General Fund for the Supervisors to spend any way they want. Shelly...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 8, 2012 at 7:48 am | 1 comment | 956 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain vs. car in Redwood City, 6pm Wednesday

Please folks, do not ever stop on top of the train tracks. Pay attention, the tracks are well marked....

Original post made by resident on Nov. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1183 Views

AROUND TOWN

"The Government Is The Only Thing We All Belong To"

This video was played at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte last night. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gLa9Te8Blw If...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 5, 2012
Last comment by The Coming GOP Civil War, on Nov 7, 2012 at 10:58 am | 93 comments | 5859 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman offers 5-year-old boy candy to get in van

A woman pulled up to a West Menlo Park home on Saturday morning and asked a 5-year-old boy to get in a minivan to go to her...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Charlotte Willner, on Nov 7, 2012 at 8:38 am | 7 comments | 1467 Views

MENLO PARK

Four injured in drive-by shooting Friday night in Menlo Park; suspects at large

Four people were hit by gunfire in a drive-by shooting Friday night in Menlo Park, according to police. One victim was listed...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2012
Last comment by Familiar, on Nov 6, 2012 at 6:14 pm | 11 comments | 2691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Global Gift Fair at MPPC Gives Back 100% of Sales to Fight Extreme Poverty

Artisans from more than 13 developing countries will benefit from local shoppers at the Global Gift Fair at Menlo Park Presbyterian...

Original post made by Nicole Laubscher on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2029 Views
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