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


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 | 1520 Views


Viva Woodside!

The town of Woodside celebrated a 90-year tradition on Saturday, May 5: its annual May Day parade, carnival and barbecue....

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by interesting photos, on May 7, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1520 Views


Wednesday: U.S. 101 auxiliary lane ribbon-cutting

At 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, dignitaries will gather to commemorate the construction of U.S. 101 auxiliary lanes between...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Rob, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 1520 Views


Holiday Fund: Health education for all abilities

Teen Talk is one of 10 local community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. [

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1520 Views


Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission studies rules for granny units

When Menlo Park decided last year to legalize construction of secondary units, also known as "granny units", it was only...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 17, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 9 comments | 1520 Views


Water may be cloudy, says water agency

Peninsula residents may notice cloudiness in their drinking water as early as this week (beginning Dec. 28), but water quality...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2009
Last comment by Marina, on Dec 28, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1519 Views


Is downtown plan a new direction for Menlo Park?

Some property owners see the end of small-town Menlo Park as they know it; planners maintain that the plan is in line with...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by roxie, on May 17, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 4 comments | 1519 Views


UC Berkeley Ranks 4th Worldwide with Stanford Trailing in 5th Place

UC Berkeley took fourth place in a reputation ranking of universities worldwide published March 10 in Times Higher Education...

Original post made by Cal Grad on Mar. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1519 Views


Menlo College post office manager sentenced

Debra Lynn Blaylock has pleaded no contest to felony charges of identity theft and credit card fraud stemming from her tenure...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dana, on Apr 5, 2012 at 4:31 pm | 1 comment | 1519 Views


Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1519 Views


POST acquires 1,000 more acres of open space

The Peninsula Open Space Trust is richer in open space by nearly 1,000 acres after spending about $13.6 million for three...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 1519 Views


Guest opinion: Time for residents to step up in Atherton

I am writing to extend the public dialogue on getting to a balanced budget in Atherton. Read the full story here

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:48 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views


Surreal moments from the Menlo campaign trail

Where will the candidates spend election night? The answer depends on whether a candidate backs Measure T. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by rules rules, on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:54 am | 13 comments | 1518 Views


Open Session before and after labor negotiations

1 - On another thread Open Government has posted: Posted by open government, a resident of the Menlo Park: Central Menlo...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Dec. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1518 Views


Copper wire thieves hit Facebook offices

Police in Menlo Park are investigating three separate thefts of copper wiring this month from the future headquarters...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shawn, on Jun 30, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 1518 Views


Atherton: Lewis files for re-election to council

With only one week left before the filing deadline, Elizabeth Lewis filed papers today (Aug. 3) to run for re-election to...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keith Wollenberg, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1518 Views


Portola Valley: Residents volunteer to tackle affordable housing issue

A group of Portola Valley residents have volunteered to put themselves between a rock and a hard place. They will make recommendations...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Muki Hi, on Mar 14, 2013 at 8:16 pm | 1 comment | 1518 Views


Almanac endorsements: Atherton City Council

It's been tough going for the Atherton City Council, which has operated with only four members for much of the last 15 months...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Skeptical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 1518 Views


Election roundup: Two incumbents on Woodside council not running

San Mateo County's candidate roster for town councils and governing boards of school districts and special districts is...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 1, 2015 at 7:44 am | 1 comment | 1518 Views


Irene Sharp Concert at at CSMA, Thursday, June 25

Celebrated cellist Irene Sharp will perform along with pianist Steven Lightburn at the Community School of Music and Arts...

Original post made by CSMA on Jun. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1517 Views
<< < 390.25 391.25 392.25 393.25 394.25 > >>
Page 392.25 of 534

Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
By Elena Kadvany | 23 comments | 4,153 views

Do we want a palo alto where only the rich can move here to live
By Steve Levy | 59 comments | 2,712 views

The Big Four - Part one
By Laura Stec | 6 comments | 1,260 views

How early is too early to make or buy a Halloween costume
By Cheryl Bac | 9 comments | 672 views

Removing El Camino lanes from parking or vehicle movement >> HSR v BART
By Stuart Soffer | 10 comments | 563 views