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MOVIES

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest in a series of modern Hollywood action reboots, which aim to transform a campy...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 12, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 1314 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside halts work at mansion

The top floors of the three-story mansion at 360 Mountain Home Road in Woodside are reported to be resting on steel beams...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Why?, on Jul 12, 2014 at 8:56 am | 6 comments | 4197 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park reaches agreement with employee union

Menlo Park has reached a tentative agreement with the Service Employees International Union, which represents about 134 city...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by More Clarification, on Jul 12, 2014 at 12:30 am | 3 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge upholds settlement in Menlo Park fire director defamation lawsuit

A judge has denied a request to nullify the settlement agreement reached in a defamation countersuit between a Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by bizarre, on Jul 11, 2014 at 9:14 pm | 14 comments | 1988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man allegedly backs truck into police officer

A Menlo Park police officer investigating a code violation complaint wound up being treated at the hospital after being struck...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2014
Last comment by Really, on Jul 11, 2014 at 8:15 pm | 10 comments | 4717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local real estate agents among top sellers in country

Three local Realtor teams and 14 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2013, in rankings announced...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2014
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Jul 11, 2014 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 3166 Views

MENLO PARK

Wise Impact report on Specific Plan released

Those willing to spend a few hours reading this 350 page report (cost the City about $430 per page), can entertain themselves. The...

Original post made by old timer on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by words and pictures and charts and stuff, on Jul 11, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 305 Views

OTHER TOPICS

July hikes, geocaching in open space preserves

For those seeking exercise in the great outdoors in July, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has lined up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District , on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 709 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City releases summary of potential specific plan initiative

The official title of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan initiative is a mouthful, in the way government...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Compos Mentis, on Jul 11, 2014 at 12:26 am | 45 comments | 5681 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rewriting the script of love

Bad boys and bad girls, Prince Charmings and Cinderellas — cultural and media representations of love, romance and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by SexC, on Jul 10, 2014 at 6:03 pm | 4 comments | 1522 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin dies at age 70

Services will be held Wednesday, July 9, for former state assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented the 21st Assembly District...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2014
Last comment by gina, on Jul 10, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 7 comments | 1928 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown plan initiative could affect fire-station remodel

The redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street seems an unlikely ground zero for Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 10, 2014 at 10:45 am | 45 comments | 6511 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vintage fighting vehicles to be sold in Los Trancos Woods

For those with deep pockets and a deep hunger to own an authentic military fighting vehicle from World War II or the Cold...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hector F, on Jul 9, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 2698 Views

MENLO PARK

Save Menlo? NO. Save the Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan.

The future of downtown Menlo Park is under attack by a small group who believe they know what our city needs better than...

Original post made by Skip Hilton and Charles Catalano on Jul. 9, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1986 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Keep city's water away from golf course

If you believe that climate change is a real and serious if not a crisis issue — as I do — and that California...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2014
Last comment by Chuck, on Jul 9, 2014 at 10:01 am | 23 comments | 1460 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

July 9: Portola Valley to hear water-conservation ideas

Portola Valley may hold a community forum on water conservation. It's one of several ideas that a water-conservation task...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 9, 2014 at 9:56 am | 6 comments | 1335 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The White House's War on Women

The White House Female Staffers Earned 13% less than their male counterparts. For the full expose click here http://www.businessinsider.com/female-white-house-staffers-got-sma...

Original post made by Drew Pearson on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jul 8, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 226 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: CEQA prevents expediting fire station remodel

Seven years in the planning, the redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street in Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 8, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 13 comments | 10740 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Bicycles valued at $11,000 stolen from open garage

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park and Ladera Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/07/02/police-calls-bicycles-value...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by JasonE, on Jul 7, 2014 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2034 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A New Climate Change Consensus

A thoughtful and measured opinion piece from Fred Krupp about climate change from today's Wall Street Journal. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10000872396390444320704577569231537...

Original post made by POGO on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Denier fantasies, on Jul 6, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 1256 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 3,397 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,595 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,930 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 41 comments | 1,889 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 14 comments | 594 views