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Towns top scales for residential energy use

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, Dec. 9, will consider endorsing a neighborhood energy audit program proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by American Thinker, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 8 comments | 2104 Views


Judge: Bookkeeper deserves more time for embezzlement at Roger Reynolds Nursery

Some Americans are celebrating Emancipation Day, but probably not Evette Christine Weiler. A judge has decided that a woman...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2011 at 11:57 am | 4 comments | 2104 Views


Menlo Park aims to cut greenhouse gases

The city will strive to cut the community's greenhouse gas emissions by 27 percent during the next six-and-a-half years,...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 6, 2013 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 2104 Views


Summer Reading at Atherton Library

The summer reading program for children (babies through 5th grade) runs June 1st through August 15th. Finishers get a free...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2104 Views


Guest opinion: Amazon is trying to thwart new tax policy

There has been increasing media coverage of the sales tax equity fight in California in recent weeks. A few days ago, Board...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2104 Views


Two people killed by trains identified

Two of three people who died on Bay Area railroad tracks on Saturday have been identified. Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2104 Views


Former post office manager faces charges

The post office manager of Menlo College is facing charges of credit card and identification theft after an investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by for the record, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 2104 Views


Atherton council vote: Lempres now ahead of Widmer

Mike Lempres has squeaked past Bill Widmer -- by one vote -- for second place in the race for three open seats on the Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by History lesson, on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:23 pm | 9 comments | 2104 Views


Tips for starting a vegetable garden

<B>Start small:</I></B> Decide which vegetables you like best and figure out how much room they need &#8212; tomatoes and...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by PaulC, on Aug 5, 2008 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2103 Views


Guest opinion: Sequoia Healthcare -- the hospital district that won't die

cTypeface:Bold>Editor's Note:</I></B> Jack Hickey, a member of the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, has for many...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 11, 2012 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 2103 Views


9 Years later a supervisor finally tries to implement a 9 year old grand jury recommendation..

Supervisor Dave Pine is trying to implement a Grand Jury recommendation from 2003. No other Supervisor has done this. Mark...

Original post made by MIchael G. Stogner on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 2103 Views


Looking for a miracle

It was 2 a.m. on July 12 and her husband and two daughters were half a world away, visiting his parents in France, when Marisa...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 11, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2103 Views


Wednesday: Atherton council sets special 5 p.m. meeting to install new member

The Atherton City Council will break with tradition Wednesday, Dec. 15, when it installs new member Bill Widmer during a...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by good bye and good riddance, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2103 Views


Council to honor community activist Elizabeth Lasensky

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline will read a proclamation honoring community activist Elizabeth Lasensky at the City Council meeting...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Objective Observer, on Jan 26, 2010 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 2102 Views


Editorial: Stanford offers should encourage more talks

Now that Stanford has agreed to meet some of the concerns raised by opponents of its proposed office, retail and housing...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Aug 19, 2013 at 11:56 am | 15 comments | 2102 Views


Backyard chickens: Future story in The Almanac

Do you raise chickens in your backyard? Know someone who does? E-mail Almanac reporter Sean Howell at,...

Original post made by Sean Howell on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 21, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 3 comments | 2102 Views


Tonight: Dumbarton Rail meeting in Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Transportation Authority seeks community input on plans to revive the Dumbarton Rail service between...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Alex, on Nov 11, 2011 at 9:18 pm | 4 comments | 2102 Views


A great way for local agencies to save big bucks

It is now very apparent that the drop in property tax and other revenues will finally force local governments to revise their...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 2102 Views


Woman donates money to replace stolen bike

"Don't let the good in the world be overshadowed by these people," said a note from an anonymous woman to a 14-year-old boy...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 28, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 2101 Views


Facebook, city to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Don't understand, on Apr 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views
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