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ATHERTON

Court rejects order to stop Atherton layoffs

Describing it as a "very, very difficult decision," and a "profoundly sad case," a judge denied the Teamsters Union Local...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 3 comments | 1818 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Alzheimer's Cafe opens

Peninsula Volunteers has opened the Alzheimer's Cafe in Menlo Park, a free gathering place for those with dementia and their...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by Bart Charlow, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 2398 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: The slow death of high-speed rail

The bad economic news keeps piling up in front of the California High-Speed Rail project but will it be enough to bring Governor...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 19, 2011 at 8:09 am | 15 comments | 4489 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure G

Editor, James Keller, Executive Vice Chancellor of San Mateo County Community College District($188,000/yr.) filed the pre-election...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:01 am | 7 comments | 5059 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Businesses protest Amazon tax resistance

Brick-and-mortar businesses that pay sales taxes are protesting Amazon.com's attempts to get an exemption for Internet sales...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Citizen A, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:41 pm | 2 comments | 2445 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County looks to reduce greenhouse gases

Desalinization plants, bike paths, electric vehicle recharging stations, native meadows instead of front lawns, local agriculture...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Reality Check, on Aug 18, 2011 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 2318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

"The Kiss" to highlight WWII memories weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14, an event in San Jose will honor veterans of World War II, including a convoy of...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 18, 2011 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 2297 Views

MENLO PARK

Teen charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by GINA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1619 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park thieves snatch $55,600 in copper

Copper thieves targeted a PG&E substation and a parking garage over the weekend. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9480...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Aug 18, 2011 at 9:46 am | 3 comments | 1406 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley driver charged with felony DUI

Carter Madsen Boyce, 19, of Portola Valley has been charged with felony drunken driving in a July 30 incident in which he...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by albo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 64 comments | 5503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blending high-speed rail with Caltrain?

Caltrain officials on Wednesday presented the results of a study that tested the feasibility of integrating high-speed...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on Aug 17, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 1889 Views

ATHERTON

Fire damages Atherton home, kills two cats

For reasons still unknown, as many as eight smoke detectors failed to alert the occupants of an Atherton house to a fire...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by annac, on Aug 17, 2011 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 2041 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: $400,000 in health grants for schools

A reception commemorating the awarding of $400,000 in grants by the Sequoia Healthcare District for health-related programs...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 2537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton set to hire firm to outsource services

The town of Atherton is poised to hire Interwest Consulting Group to provide services now performed by its building department...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by DumbBell Calif 94027, on Aug 17, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 4 comments | 1826 Views

MENLO PARK

Fourteen food vendors cited at block party

The county health department has issued 14 citations to vendors at the June 22 Menlo Park Block Party. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by wap, on Aug 17, 2011 at 1:30 pm | 8 comments | 1831 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Congressional district shift won't hurt Belle Haven

When the boundaries of congressional districts represented by Anna Eshoo and Jackie Speier were released by the California...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 17, 2011 at 1:01 pm | 10 comments | 2940 Views

MENLO PARK

Public hears upate on Hillview Middle School construction

By next fall, sixth- through eighth-grade students in the Menlo Park City School District should have a brand new school...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bob , on Aug 17, 2011 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views

WOODSIDE

Sister, brother arrested in Woodside burglary

Authorities have arrested a sister and brother in connection with a burglary with losses in excess of $100,000. The burglary...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 16, 2011 at 11:24 pm | 2 comments | 2810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election 2011: Voters face election contests, bond measure

A half-billion-dollar community college bond measure is on the ballot in November, as are several local races that are now...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Aug 16, 2011 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1461 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Assault at Portola Valley fire station

Crime reports from Portola Valley, Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9472...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 16, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 3 comments | 3208 Views
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