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MENLO PARK

Transportation commission scrutinizes downtown plan's environmental impact report

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 1574 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Downsizing not the answer for Atherton

We are deeply concerned about the proposal to downsize our Atherton government, which can only result in a decreased level...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 14, 2011 at 7:13 am | 45 comments | 15801 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Layoffs delayed while talks continue

The town of Atherton agreed on Thursday (June 9) to delay its planned layoff of 13 employees until July 15 while it negotiates...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Thelma, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:15 am | 79 comments | 4666 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunday: Simitian holds sidewalk office hours

Meet and greet state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, at the Menlo Park Farmers' Market on Sunday, June 12. No appointment...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by John Woodell, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 2212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduation 2011: At M-A, one journey ends and another begins

On the Coach Park football field on Thursday afternoon, June 2, a total of 388 seniors in the Class of 2011 graduated from...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:12 pm | 2 comments | 4584 Views

ATHERTON

THE GAUNTLET

Have the recent proclamations by John Danielson and Jim Dobbie crossed a line? Is that line the law on the books about...

Original post made by C. Eastwood on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thomas (Sharon Heights), on Jun 13, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 10 comments | 1999 Views

AROUND TOWN

June 21: Bark party in Menlo Park

Dogs on parade, now coming to this summer's Menlo Park Block Party! Participating dogs will earn a certificate, while the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 1755 Views

MENLO PARK

Zuckerberg speaks to Belle Haven grads

Families of approximately 75 eighth-graders graduating from the K-8 Belle Haven School in Menlo Park got a surprise Wednesday...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by jk, on Jun 12, 2011 at 7:22 pm | 10 comments | 2440 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Why the hurry in Atherton layoffs?

We know there is a sense of urgency in Atherton to bring some stability to the city's growing budget problems. The town has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arlin Murry, on Jun 12, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 12 comments | 2497 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cyclist severely injured in crash in Woodside

A 67-year-old bicyclist from Redwood City was admitted to Stanford Hospital with a severe brain injury requiring emergency...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by in traffic, on Jun 12, 2011 at 11:46 am | 18 comments | 3673 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Save Flood Park meeting

As Menlo Park prepares to start negotiating to take over Flood Park, residents call a June 13 meeting to figure out how to...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Jill Olson, on Jun 11, 2011 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1622 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park nixes cell tower in Nealon Park

You can't hear me now: Menlo Park has yanked T-Mobile's application to mount a cell phone antenna on a light pole in Nealon...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Cell fish, on Jun 11, 2011 at 8:14 am | 3 comments | 1717 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac editorial: Vote yes on Atherton parcel tax

<I>(This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.) </I> Every four years Atherton voters must...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 10, 2011 at 7:59 pm | 3 comments | 2178 Views

MENLO PARK

Walgreens: One-stop shop for sundries... and alcohol?

Next time you stop at Walgreens, you might be able to pick up a six-pack to go with that aspirin. The drugstore has asked...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 10, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 6 comments | 1963 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton employees offer concessions to save their jobs

The union representing 13 Atherton employees who were given pink slips May 31 will meet with town representatives on June...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 9, 2011 at 11:26 pm | 53 comments | 5249 Views

MENLO PARK

Rep. Anna Eshoo recovering from successful appendectomy

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, underwent an appendectomy Tuesday and will spend the week recuperating from the successful...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by , on Jun 9, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 1 comment | 7325 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo school district board to appoint new trustee

The Menlo Park City School District board will appoint a replacement for member Mark Box, who announced his resignation from...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 9, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 83 comments | 13076 Views

MENLO PARK

Parish stunned by pastor's 'boundary violation'

St. Raymond parishioners said they felt hurt and betrayed by the actions of their pastor, Father William Myers, after the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by William Chandler, on Jun 9, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 19 comments | 38200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming programs at Atherton Library

Friday, June 10 at 7 pm: Movie Night featuring "The Fighter" Rated R. Tuesday, June 14 at 6:30 pm: Adult book discussion...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 9, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Time to get serious about bike safety in town

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, June 8, will discuss bicycle safety in town and how to improve it. The council...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by be safe, on Jun 9, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 16 comments | 2891 Views
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