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MENLO PARK

Making it safer to cross El Camino Real

Focusing on the El Camino Real portion of the proposed downtown specific plan for Menlo Park last night, the Planning Commission...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2011
Last comment by you're kidding, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:58 pm | 12 comments | 2169 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Burlgary suspect on the loose near Woodside/Portola Valley border

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are looking in Portola Valley and Woodside for a burglary suspect described...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by artist sketch, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:44 pm | 1 comment | 2750 Views

ATHERTON

Court rejects order to halt Atherton layoffs

The San Mateo County Superior Court this morning denied an injunction to halt the layoff of Atherton employees. The town...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 25 comments | 2503 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Steel deer sculpture under repair

Portola Valley's rust-brown deer of steel will be returning soon to the lawn at Triangle Park at the corner of Alpine and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jerrie, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2543 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Opinion: Republican takes on the debt-ceiling issue

The July 20 Guest Opinion piece by Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat, requires a fair and balanced response. The title of her essay...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by David Dellinger, on Aug 11, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 38 comments | 8742 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elmentary School superintendent to resign

Diana Abbati, principal and superintendent of the Woodside Elementary School District since mid-2008, has announced plans...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 19 comments | 4228 Views

AROUND TOWN

County joins bike-share pilot program

San Mateo County has joined a pilot program that would lend bikes to Caltrain commuters for the day. A pilot may begin...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 2073 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High Speed Rail Costs Soar

http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_18645051?IADID=Search-www.mercurynews.com-www.mercurynews.com It was just reported that...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:18 pm | 14 comments | 3076 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 2478 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jet Ski patrols proposed for Mavericks

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office on Thursday will present a plan to federal officials that could provide for a voluntary...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 11, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 3 comments | 2588 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Four arrested after thefts from nonprofit

Four boys were arrested Wednesday afternoon on suspicion of stealing computer and electronic equipment from a nonprofit...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by BoarderMom, on Aug 11, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2223 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Disappointed in Stanford stance on trail

The following letter was written to Stanford President John Hennessy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11534...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Trail Fan, on Aug 11, 2011 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 2121 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Alpine Road trail work to begin soon

The next six months will see limited access to the hiking trail that runs along Alpine Road from Portola Valley's border...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by jimmae, on Aug 11, 2011 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1758 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley crime: Woman faces prison, again

Confinement in state prison again could be ahead for San Francisco resident Jennifer Leigh Prince, 40, who has a connection...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Aug 10, 2011 at 5:54 pm | 3 comments | 2615 Views

SPORTS

Tara VanDerveer to be inducted into Hall of Fame

==BI Women's basketball:== While the majority of her illustrious coaching career has been spent patrolling the Stanford sideline,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Runbikr, on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 4158 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: To balance budget, Clinton raised 'revenues'

Regarding Nancy H. Lemer's guest opinion piece on Democrats and the debt-ceiling issue: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11536...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by question, on Aug 9, 2011 at 6:40 pm | 4 comments | 1472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contested election likely in high school district

With more than two weeks left to register as a candidate for public office in the November election, a contested election...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by larry, on Aug 9, 2011 at 6:26 pm | 2 comments | 2631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Thursday, August 11 at 4 pm- Musical Storytime for all ages. Friday, August 12 at 1 pm- Summer Reading Carnival. Bounce...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 9, 2011
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OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Diamond necklace reported stolen

Grand theft reports in Menlo Park, vandalism report in Portola Valley. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9435...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 2424 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars bust window in Willows

As-of-yet-unidentified burglars broke the side window of a home in the 200 block of Marmona Drive in Menlo Park on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2061 Views
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