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Mountain lion and cub reportedly spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion with a cub was reportedly seen in Portola Valley Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Farnsworth, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:28 am | 4 comments | 2674 Views

ATHERTON

As predicted - Garbage rates to have BIG increase

When the current garbage rates were being debated I predicted that the adopted rates would not cover the costs and that next...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1829 Views

OTHER TOPICS

One of Menlo College's Wealthiest Grads Accused of Sexual Assault

Billionaire Menlo College graduate Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, nephew of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, is being investigated...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 3079 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park picks legal battles

There's no shortage of opportunities for a city like Menlo Park to see some legal action in the courtroom, but on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 25, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 6 comments | 1951 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Coach Parks

<I>The following information was published in the Almanac's print edition, with photos by Michelle Le.</I></B> Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Victor Perez, on Sep 25, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 2739 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wengert to seek re-election to PV council

Ann Wengert, whose term on the Portola Valley Town Council expires in November, said she plans to run for re-election. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Sep 24, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 3 comments | 3027 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Investigation leads CHP to change findings on Alpine Road fatal bicycle-truck accident

Human DNA found near the front axle of a tractor-trailer truck has led investigators from the California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by mike patterson, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:48 pm | 31 comments | 4684 Views

MENLO PARK

The state of Menlo Park: Good - for some

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline found himself doing something he'd never expected on Thursday night &#8211; delivering the annual...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fundraiser to follow Obama's visit to Woodside this Sunday

When President Obama swings south down the Peninsula next Sunday (Sept. 25), he will follow his afternoon fundraising gathering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by neighbori, on Sep 23, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 2764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest High School Flies the Flag of Mexico

Friday afternoon/ Sept. 16 the flag pole at Everest High School, of Sequoia Union High School District, was flying what appeared...

Original post made by Carol Collins on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 13 comments | 2722 Views

MENLO PARK

Truant iPads go back to Hillview School

Twelve of 26 iPads stolen from Hillview Middle School have gone back to class, according to Principal Mike Melton. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by back to chalk, on Sep 22, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 1802 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by pj, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 1712 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Margaret Whittemore McCaleb

A reception to honor the life of former language teacher and librarian Margaret McCaleb of Portola Valley is scheduled for...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Chi Tran, on Sep 22, 2011 at 2:47 am | 4 comments | 3235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chili cook-off benefits fire district

A chili cook-off and barbecue is coming to the Runnymede Farm in Woodside on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Did PG&E mislead the public regarding the ClimateSmart Program?

The Menlo Park CIty Council already threw away $15,000 of our taxpayer money on this "feel good" liberal scheme to assuage...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 21, 2011 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers as of 9/17/11

Hardcover Fiction 1 Spellbound - Blake Charlton 2 Leftovers - Tom Perotta 3 Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern 4 State of...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 20, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1731 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park votes to pay state to keep redevelopment agency

On Tuesday night, Menlo Park joined a long list of other California cities, including Foster City, Millbrae, and Belmont,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:02 pm | 6 comments | 2328 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 2377 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Arrests made in burglaries of three local schools

Atherton police last week arrested a Menlo Park man in connection with the burglaries of three local schools: Hillview, Laurel,...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Dig Deeper, on Sep 19, 2011 at 7:30 pm | 2 comments | 1942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Humane Society moves

Dog dorms and cat condos are two features of the Peninsula Humane Society's new home at 1450 Rollins Road in Burlingame,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by Winnie, on Sep 19, 2011 at 12:08 pm | 3 comments | 1931 Views
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