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MENLO PARK

Carburetors and carbohydrates

Downtown Menlo Park may seem like an odd location for an exotic car show, given the city's predilection for "green" modes...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Marc, on Apr 9, 2014 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 3199 Views

WOODSIDE

Charges being weighed in weekend weapons incident at Woodside Elementary

Probation department authorities in San Mateo County are weighing whether to charge two teens with a misdemeanor for having...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2014 at 12:36 am | 10 comments | 5679 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: $34,500 in losses in Woodside residential burglary

Crime reports from Woodside, Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/04/08/police-calls-34500-in-losses-in-woodside-residential...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 8, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise

For some residents of Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby communities, the current level of commercial aircraft noise in...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 6371 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To sign or not to sign, that is the question

As Menlo Park waits for a consultant to analyze an initiative to downsize the city's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 102 comments | 119412 Views

MENLO PARK

Be sure to sign the Initiative

The print edition of the Almanac (4-09-2014) is now available in news boxes on the streets of Menlo Park. There are two...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 304 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chris Metthews Says the Democrats Could Well Lose 10 Senate Seats in the 2014 Midterm Election

MSNBC , the Public Relations Arm of the White House, has Chris Matthews waving the White Flag of surrender for the 2014 midterm...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Mar. 13, 2014
Last comment by 'Murican citizens, on Apr 8, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 71 comments | 1486 Views

FICTION

Defamation suit brought by Menlo Park fire board director settled

Six days before the trial in one defamation case involving a local fire board director is set to begin, a second defamation...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter's service, on Apr 8, 2014 at 10:38 am | 36 comments | 41239 Views

AROUND TOWN

the gentrification of East Palo Alto

Bloomberg has a long article today about the gentrification of East Palo Alto, including massive rent increases and evictions:...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 537 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A orchestra takes the Gold

Menlo-Atherton High School's music director, Kent Kurrus, was not surprised that his student orchestra captured a coveted...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Tim Goode, on Apr 7, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 2997 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mt. Tam search ongoing for missing Menlo Park woman

A large-scale search launched Saturday (April 5) for a 33-year-old Menlo Park woman last seen on Mt. Tamalpais in Marin County...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by HikerWoman, on Apr 7, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 2266 Views

MENLO PARK

A house, piece by piece

The home going up at 455 Yale Road in Menlo Park will have three modules on the first floor and four on the second, with...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2014 at 10:38 am | 11 comments | 4754 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Update: Feds unseal charges against Sen. Leland Yee

Federal authorities have unsealed a criminal complaint in San Francisco today charging state Sen. Leland Yee with crimes...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
Last comment by Sun Yat Sen, on Apr 5, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 24 comments | 6165 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Proposed office complex would bring traffic plus revenue

The Menlo Park Planning Commission recently took a look at the draft environmental and financial impact analyses for a proposed...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2014
Last comment by uneasy, on Apr 5, 2014 at 12:26 pm | 4 comments | 3157 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Healthcare Districts getting politically active

Sequoia Healthcare District, on whose Board I have served since 2002, is a dues paying member ($20,000/year) of the Association...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 16, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 4, 2014 at 3:06 pm | 8 comments | 1109 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park commission: 'Just say no' for now to golf club well

In the two years since it first considered the idea of allowing a private club to tap an aquifer in a public park, Menlo...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Ol' Hacker Homeboy, on Apr 4, 2014 at 1:06 pm | 3 comments | 1934 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Appeals Court rejects Galligan's legal challenge in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2014
Last comment by Sally Grimsley, on Apr 3, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 1 comment | 3169 Views

MENLO PARK

Watch out for phone scams!

Watch out for phone scams! Recently a vigilant resident called the fire district after someone called her asking for money...

Original post made by Menlo Park Firefighters on Apr. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 264 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Residents near Portola Valley school asked to shelter in place during police search

Residents in the area of Alpine Road and Indian Crossing in Portola Valley are being asked to shelter in place during an...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 2, 2014 at 8:27 pm | 1 comment | 1830 Views

MENLO PARK

Business: Working with wood on a new level

The name of the new store at 846 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo is Menlo Hardwoods. But don't go looking for samples of...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Apr 2, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 2 comments | 1802 Views
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