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MENLO PARK

Density is a matter of perspective

I have lived in apartments since I was 15. They've been in Miami, Manhattan, the Bronx, Mountain View and Menlo Park. I've...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by HomeOwner, on Dec 22, 2006 at 2:39 pm | 13 comments | 5121 Views

MENLO PARK

Global Warming- What's a person to do?

While our leaders are deciding what government can do to stem global warming, there are things we, the people, can do. The...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Old Mom, on May 14, 2007 at 11:33 am | 32 comments | 3755 Views

MENLO PARK

Priorities

Menlo Park is discussing whether or not to proceed with a Utility User Tax (UUT) that on a $200 utility bill would generate...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Feb. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5676 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rethinking our planted world

This spring has been gorgeous with all of the flowering trees and spectacular blooms everywhere. Our neighborhoods and Stanford...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2741 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Unless we have another planet to send our children and grandchildren to …

Before the industrial revolution and for 650,000 years before then, the CO2 content of our atmosphere was about 280 ppm (parts...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on May. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elizabeth Warren and Not Hillary Should Be The Next President

The Huffington Post has a great article on why Elizabeth Warren should be the next President and not Hillary Clinton. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/h-a-goodman/elizabeth-warren-n...

Original post made by Elizabeth Warren for President on Aug. 17, 2014
Last comment by Ron Jones, on Aug 17, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 4 comments | 226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton girl is "Annie" at Castilleja Middle School Production

Gabby Occhipinti of Atherton a 7th grader at Castilleja Middle School, will be starring as Annie in the musical of the same...

Original post made by Ellin Carpenter on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gabby Occhipinti, on Mar 28, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 1962 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Resources Online

There are candidate statements online at: http://www.midpenmedia.org/elections_Nov_11flag.html for the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made by Elliot Margolies on Nov. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawn sign: Romney/someone 2012

Now that Newt Gingrich has fallen off a cliff in Iowa, only days prior to their voting, it clears the way for Mitt Romney...

Original post made by Emerle on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 128 comments | 3024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Relay For Life of Menlo Park Returns

American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Unites Menlo Park Families and friends of Menlo Park Residents Use Hearts and...

Original post made by Emily LeDeau on Jul. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2652 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voices from 10th grade Menlo-Atherton High School Students

The following letters are written by 10th grade students at Menlo-Atherton High School. Any positive feedback about any or...

Original post made by Emily Lee on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 3, 2012 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

When Considering Spending 25K On A New City Logo Design, Process Matters

When The Almanac reported this past week that Menlo Park spent $1800 on a new "Nutty The Squirrel" mascot costume, public...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Suspicious, on Jan 15, 2014 at 6:11 am | 1 comment | 371 Views

MENLO PARK

With 24K On The Line, Council Should Take A Second Look

At last week's City Council meeting, council was asked to select which slight modification to the current logo would be used...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 23, 2014
There are no comments yet. 400 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Insanity Behind Prop 8

Proposition 8. Ask any citizen of California or politically minded American, and we will offer up countless opposing viewpoints,...

Original post made by Escalus on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by menlocitizen, on Apr 8, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Enormity of Wagstaffe/Scott conflict of interest

One thing that has been glossed over in the blogs here regarding the arrest and pending decision to charge Judge Joseph Scott...

Original post made by Ethics 101 on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 10, 2014 at 2:32 pm | 9 comments | 2013 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ink and cinnabar: blending cultures in China

Nine California students teach English to rural Chinese students ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Eunice Chan, a senior at Castilleja...

Original post made by Eunice Chan on Oct. 12, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Libertarian party is holding a meeting Feb 21 on "Corruption in San Mateo County"

The San Mateo County Libertarian Party is hosting a talk called "Corruption in San Mateo County" Friday, February 21,...

Original post made by Everyone welcome on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 20 comments | 1923 Views

ATHERTON

OUTSIDE INVESTIGATOR HIRED BY ATHERTON CLEARS GUERRA AND PETERSON

In a stunning and unexpected turn of events, the Town of Atherton announced today that the outside, independent and totally...

Original post made by EXTRA, EXTRA - READ ALL ABOUT IT on Jun. 24, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Local A Cappella group finalist in CBS contest

According to an e-mail I received this afternoon (and their http://www.hook-slide.com ), Hookslide, a Menlo Park-based A...

Original post made by fabravo on Dec. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2614 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Conflict of, er, Civic Interest League

In all of the pressure being brought by the Atherton Civi Interest League (ACIL) to support the parcel tax, no one has realized...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jon B., on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 15 comments | 2687 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 3,244 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,511 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,889 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 39 comments | 1,724 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheart’s expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 10 comments | 481 views