Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

MENLO PARK

Ride-along on 'saturation' traffic enforcement day

In enforcing traffic laws out on the streets, officers on motorcycles have advantages, police say. They have a higher seat...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Tanya, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1881 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artist sets up pop-up gallery in downtown Menlo Park

For Ann McMillan, painting isn't just about capturing the scenery of the landscapes on a canvas. It's a more meditative practice,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Anneke, on Apr 16, 2016 at 9:15 am | 2 comments | 1175 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trail connections a focus for POST leader Walter Moore

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jul 6, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 1736 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wreckage of plane found; pilot killed

The wreckage of an Arizona-bound airplane that disappeared after taking off from the Half Moon Bay Airport on Monday...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 16, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 2 comments | 2346 Views

MENLO PARK

Canine pensioner

Some public safety employees look forward to pension paychecks. But Gert received a retirement rawhide bone as thank you...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 2498 Views

MENLO PARK

Flooded Caltrain parking lot

Andrea Gemmet of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a flooded Caltrain parking lot in Menlo Park on Tuesday morning, Jan. 19....

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Jan 20, 2016 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1600 Views

MENLO PARK

Lost opportunity for BMR housing

<B>The following letter by Elizabeth Lasensky was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: The 1300...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 29, 2007 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 3075 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 3267 Views

AROUND TOWN

T-Mobile seeks OK for antenna atop Corte Madera School building

The school board is set to decide on a plan to install a cellular phone antenna atop the Portola Valley School District office,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1506 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Atherton needs to OK widening Marsh Road

In response to your May 23 article "Atherton threatens to sue Menlo, Facebook," I am convinced now more than ever that the...

Original post made on May. 31, 2012
Last comment by another view, on Jun 1, 2012 at 6:57 am | 2 comments | 1852 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' and fun to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 2 comments | 1855 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Removing Searsville Dam would be 'beyond insane'

With regard to the Searsville Dam, it is beyond insane in a time of extreme drought to even consider demolishing it. We need...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 19, 2015 at 10:12 am | 2 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why put your child in danger?

<B>The following letter by Maria Ploeger was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: Last week's...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 28, 2007 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 3359 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident, veteran, volunteer Mike Salome dies

Menlo Park resident Mike Salome is no longer feeling cramps in his toes, a reminder of a bout with frostbite in 1944. The...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2008
Last comment by A, on Jul 10, 2008 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 2518 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside riders worried over fate of horse trail

Woodside equestrians fear they are about to lose another key stretch of horse trail in town, thanks to a new owner's development...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 18, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 3766 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Palo Alto council stood up to union

The bold Palo Alto City Council should be commended for finally standing up to the SEIU. Even those who have been backed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by LOL, on Nov 10, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 1364 Views

AROUND TOWN

It's wait and see on public pensions

The cost of pensions to California and its cities, towns and agencies has long been a concern, with prognosticators warning...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 20, 2010 at 3:07 pm | 2 comments | 1864 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Think there 'Oughta be a Law'?

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, is inviting California residents to submit ideas for state legislation in his 10th...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on Oct 28, 2010 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 1742 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council's travel policy woefully lacking

The brouhaha set off when Menlo Park City Council member Kelly Fergusson announced that she was traveling to Washington,...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by perry mason, on Mar 18, 2011 at 3:59 pm | 2 comments | 1494 Views

ATHERTON

The Atherton Police Department Propaganda Machine

Exactly coincident with the "emergency budget meeting" yesterday, which was attended by Mike Guerra, former chief Glen Neilson...

Original post made by Joseph on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Godwin, on May 10, 2011 at 9:22 pm | 2 comments | 1758 Views
<< < 345.25 346.25 347.25 348.25 349.25 > >>
Page 347.25 of 561

Teaspoon adds new location inside Mervyn's in Mountain View
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,085 views

No on Measures A and C (or, "The School Board gets a 'Needs Improvement' in Public Process”)
By Stuart Soffer | 15 comments | 565 views

Where's Skye?
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 562 views

Some Impacts of Driverless Cars
By Steve Levy | 2 comments | 544 views

Why Bother Saying Thank You? Exotic Animal Training
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 203 views