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MENLO PARK

New restaurant to open at Allied Arts

A new restaurant, Cafe Primavera, will open Friday, Sept. 4, at Allied Arts Guild, 75 Arbor Road in Menlo Park. It replaces...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Noreen, on Sep 2, 2009 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 1764 Views

ATHERTON

Giving Atherton's City Manager the Benefit of the Doubt

Dear Readers: The following is the text of an e-mail sent to Mr. Danielson, the Mayor and the City Council. I've done...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 8077 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Didi Fisher leads effort to vote on new library

Former council member Didi Fisher is leading an effort to put a measure on the ballot asking Atherton voters whether to build...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 1983 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Picnicking in Portola Valley like it's 2013

Running, walking and everything in between will be fine in the Zots to Tots race on Saturday, June 8, at the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2013
Last comment by JW, on Jun 3, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 1597 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School Violations

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30649 http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23874966/palo-alto-private-schoo Castilleja...

Original post made by Old PA on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Old PA, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 1737 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Halloween story

They say Halloween is the most popular holiday for elementary-age children. As I trooped through a Woodside neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Class 15, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 3520 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Widespread blood shortages reported

A seasonal drop in blood donations has produced a shortage of O-positive blood at the Stanford Blood Center and a nationwide...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Spec, on Jan 9, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 2347 Views

AROUND TOWN

What kind of a committee is Save Menlo this week?

Save Menlo was originally established as a General Purpose Committee. Then on Oct 1, 2014 they filed an FPPC report stating...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm | 1 comment | 419 Views

MENLO PARK

Fake Endorsement Claims By Incumbents...Who Can You Trust?

Incumbent Slate Mails Four Fictitious Flyers to Menlo Park Residents Winkler, Boyle and Duboc Use Fake Endorsement Flyers...

Original post made by Looking4Truth on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by Dick Poe, on Nov 3, 2006 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 3558 Views

MENLO PARK

MP homeless vets programs win grants

The federal government is funding programs around the country to help military veterans, including in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by August, on Jan 23, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2555 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Almanac feature: Ask the Deputy

Deputy Stephanie Josephson of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is starting a new feature in The Almanac, called Ask...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by johnny, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park youth named to national advisory board on childhood obesity

The crunch of a bag of potato chips and the sizzling fizz of a can of soda constitute a daily symphony for many children...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 2353 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park says it will reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by scout, on Feb 16, 2011 at 7:32 am | 1 comment | 1293 Views

MENLO PARK

Flood Park closure hasn't led to crime spike yet

When the county first said that Flood Park might have to close permanently, residents worried about their safety as well...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by A Flood Triangle neighbor, on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1551 Views

ATHERTON

Fire damages Atherton home, kills two cats

For reasons still unknown, as many as eight smoke detectors failed to alert the occupants of an Atherton house to a fire...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by annac, on Aug 17, 2011 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 1580 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small school is lab for innovative learning

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Smailey, on Nov 16, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 4819 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ed Davis, former Portola Valley councilman and mayor, dies

A memorial service for former Portola Valley mayor Ed Davis is tentatively set for Sunday, Feb. 17, in the Community Hall...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2013
Last comment by Tricia Young, on Jan 28, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 4742 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: $100,000 in jewels reported stolen

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are reporting a theft from a Greer Road residence in Woodside of about...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Davis, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1567 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton parcel tax reduction unlikely

The Atherton City Council is poised to approve a full-rate parcel tax for the 2014-15 fiscal year at its regular meeting...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Liars, on Jun 10, 2014 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton family heads effort to build athletic field in East Palo Alto

Nine years ago, on Jan. 7, 2006, East Palo Alto police officer Rich May was gunned down. Today, construction is underway...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Jan 7, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 4382 Views
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