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AROUND TOWN

New Chinese restaurant opens in Menlo Park

After seeing two favorites close last year, Menlo Park has a new Chinese restaurant. The Fey restaurant opened in January...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 5, 2013 at 7:29 am | 2 comments | 1053 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park chops tree removal request in half

Dueling arborist reports suggest the reason for partially denying the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club's request has...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by W Patterson, on Jun 17, 2011 at 7:30 am | 4 comments | 1052 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Make conservation part of any water deal

The plan recently unveiled by the city of Menlo Park to drill into the aquifer at Nealon Park and pipe the water to the Sharon...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 7, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1052 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley closing in on new manager

The Portola Valley Town Council plans to meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, to consider who to choose among the candidates...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jim , on Mar 23, 2012 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1052 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Center, the Library, and Perpetuating the Private Army

Right now Atherton is embroiled in one of the largest controversies it has ever had over the location of the library. Didi...

Original post made by Jerry Lewis on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 28, 2012 at 11:03 am | 6 comments | 1052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Don Horsley...Independent Oversight Board

Don Horsley said in an article by the SMDJ today titled "County figuring out how to spend new tax money" part of the undertaking...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1052 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Contradictory decision on turf field

In its recent 3-to-2 vote, the Portola Valley Town Council overturned the Planning Commission's decision that would allow...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by member, on May 22, 2013 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 1052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police seek driver in hit-and-run

A black Acura hit a large tree, knocked down a fence, tore through a lawn and smashed into three parked cars in a driveway...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by SpareChange, on Jan 5, 2010 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 1051 Views

AROUND TOWN

A case for Public Private Competition

There are many services in San Mateo County that could be opened up to competition with the private sector, with end end...

Original post made by vanguard on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Haha, on Apr 30, 2010 at 8:29 pm | 4 comments | 1051 Views

MENLO PARK

July 1 deadline to apply for Menlo Park commissions

Menlo Park residents interested in serving on any of several city commissions have until July 1 to apply. Read the full...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac, on Jun 19, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1051 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1051 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1051 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Time to stop lectures about library in park

It is unseemly for some of Atherton's elected officials and volunteer committee members to persist in oral and written pontifications...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2012
Last comment by Nuts, on Jul 19, 2012 at 10:21 am | 10 comments | 1051 Views

WOODSIDE

Motorcyclist dies in Woodside crash

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday night, April 27, in a solo-vehicle accident on Highway 84 (La Honda Road) at Fox Hill...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by wes, on May 1, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 1051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Panel finds flaws in high-speed-rail forecasts

The California agency charged with building America's first high-speed-rail system has been using a flawed forecasting model...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 2, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 2 comments | 1050 Views

ATHERTON

Trash collection: Another steep round of hikes

Rates that already went up in July will go up again, with the total of the two increases meaning many Atherton residents'...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Oct 22, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1050 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park vandalism: Youth may face 22 counts

Twenty-two counts of vandalism, one count of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and possession of burglary tools:...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jul 13, 2012 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 1050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Louise Street conflict escalates

If a tree branch falls on Louise Street, someone will be there to hear it, watch it and photograph it, as the conflict between...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by AJ, on Jul 7, 2013 at 10:31 am | 11 comments | 1050 Views

MENLO PARK

Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adams, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1049 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chief: Fatal Menlo Park fire appears accidental

A fatal fire at a Menlo Park home early Tuesday morning appears to have started accidentally, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1049 Views
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