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New features for Town Square

We are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. Some of the changes are new editing tools...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 30, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1536 Views


Caltrain service disrupted after man runs into train in Menlo Park

A man ran into the side of a moving Caltrain at the Menlo Park station this evening (June 3), a Caltrain spokeswoman said....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by cynic, on Jun 4, 2009 at 8:26 am | 3 comments | 1535 Views


Uncounted ballots will determine community colleges parcel tax result

As of election night, the $34 annual parcel tax for the San Mateo County Community College District was passing with the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Statistician, on Jun 10, 2010 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1535 Views


Internet 'e-personation' law passes Legislature

A bill that would make it a misdemeanor to maliciously impersonate someone on the Internet was passed by the state Legislature...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 16, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 4 comments | 1535 Views


Simitian's green-energy bill becomes law

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) to require California utilities to draw one third of their electricity...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Arlen Comfort, on Apr 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views


Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 11/20/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 House of Silk Anthony Horowitz 2 V Is for Vengeance Sue Grafton 3 Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Nov. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1535 Views


Gardeners arrested on suspicion of burglary

Two men were arrested after a woman arrived home in an unincorporated area of Menlo Park to find them inside her home...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Don R, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views


SamTrans Fraud Rally Oct 7 4-6 PM San Carlos

A group of people who are fed up with bullies are having a rally. Contact your Supervisors and have them give DA Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 1535 Views


Former district attorney Keith Sorenson dies at 93

Keith C. Sorenson, the district attorney in San Mateo County from 1953 to 1982, has died. Mr. Sorenson played a major role...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 27, 2015 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 1535 Views


Alamnac I find myself looking at the blogs less & less

Dear Almanac, It is only because of all the bashing I find myself looking at the blogs less & less. It's sad because I am...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 1534 Views


Beechwood School teacher honored for work in music and dramatics

Emilee Getter, a music and drama teacher at Beechwood School in Menlo Park, has been named by the San Mateo County Arts Commission...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2011
Last comment by MENLO, on Mar 1, 2011 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views


Menlo Park drive-by shooting injures two

Two men sitting in the driveway of a Menlo Park residence were shot on Saturday night, June 22, Menlo Park police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views


Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1534 Views


Tesla CEO: Roadster nearing profitability

The cost of materials for Tesla Motors' Roadster has dropped to $80,000, a fact that should help the electric car company...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by jason brookes, on Jul 14, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1533 Views


Who do you think is telling the Truth --Woodell or Bernstein?

On the evening of Saturday October 15 John Woodell's phone was lost. On the morning of October 17 Chuck Bernstein said he...

Original post made by Opinion Poll on Oct. 29, 2011
Last comment by menlo voter, on Oct 29, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 7 comments | 1533 Views


RDA shutdown crunches Menlo Park's budget

A clearer picture is emerging of how the redevelopment agency (RDA) shutdown will impact Menlo Park's budget. But not everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 1533 Views


Grand Jury report on Sequoia Healthcare District and LAFCo

I invite interested readers to attend the next Board Meeting of the Sequoia Healthcare District on June 5, 2013. See:

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 5 comments | 1533 Views


Letter: Almanac's advice not needed in Woodside

Last week's Almanac Viewpoint column advises the Woodside Town Council to deny Steve Jobs the demolition permit he has sought...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ah Sweet Irony!, on May 24, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 3 comments | 1532 Views


City Council Meeting Canceled

The Menlo Park City Council meeting hqs been canceled tonight. Instead there will be a gaila celebration for the 50th anniversary...

Original post made by Boris Pasternak on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Emma Goldman, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1532 Views


Woodside may re-examine penalties for those who illegally cut down trees

A Woodside couple were in line for a $10,000 fine for having felled 10 trees on their Sand Hill Road property, but the Town...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views
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How early is too early to make or buy a Halloween costume
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Can Menlo Park afford to take away El Camino lanes from parking or vehicle movement?
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