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AROUND TOWN

'Shop Local' aims to boost business, shopping

A new program to connect shoppers from Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Woodside and Atherton with local businesses is launching...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jack, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 3 comments | 2108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's Kate Laubscher may qualify for finals on 'Jeopardy'

"What is grenadine?" answered Kate Laubscher on Jeopardy! the evening of Feb. 2, in response to the clue, "A Shirley Temple...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 5, 2016 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 2108 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Park is still best library site, councilwoman says

Building a two-story library in the park is still the best course for Atherton, City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said this...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Holbrook Library Fan, on Apr 7, 2012 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 2108 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Caltrain will return whistles to underside of trains to lessen noise

After moving train whistles to the tops of its engines, then installing a muffler to quiet them, Caltrain is now working...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathy Hamilton, on Sep 19, 2009 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 2107 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A juggernaut heading our way

Rich Cline is mayor of Menlo Park and chairman of the Peninsula Cities Consortium, a group of five cities formed to deal...

Original post made by Postman on Aug. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 14, 2010 at 6:17 pm | 17 comments | 2107 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Little opposition to recording license plate data

In the second of two forums to gauge community sentiment in Portola Valley on whether to mount license-plate reading cameras...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2107 Views

MENLO PARK

Kids Leaving Messes at Fremont Park

Dear Parents, Please remind your youngsters to clean up after themselves at Fremont Park. I've been able to observe this...

Original post made by Local on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by A Parent, on Jun 21, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 28 comments | 2106 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 | 2106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election night gathering at the Rotunda

Chief Elections Officer Warren Slocum is hosting an election night gathering for those interested in following the returns...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

AROUND TOWN

Help and Healing the Spiritual Way based on The Teachings of Bruno Groening

The Bruno Groening Circle of Friends is an informal gathering of people who have recognised the value of Bruno Groening's...

Original post made by Mrs. Drew on Jan. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 7 service for journalist Bill Workman of Woodside

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 7, at the Kings Mountain Fire Brigade Community Center for William "Bill" Spears...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 21, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 2106 Views

ATHERTON

Where should Atherton's new library be built?

Should Atherton's planned new library be built in the town's only park, the spacious and generally tranquil Holbrook-Palmer?...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 3 comments | 2106 Views

ATHERTON

Traffic: Atherton may study entire stretch of Alameda de las Pulgas in town

Atherton's City Council decided when it met on Jan. 20 that instead of solely looking into a roundabout at Alameda de las...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2016
Last comment by Robert D., on Feb 1, 2016 at 11:40 am | 6 comments | 2106 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside's water-shortage approach short on action

Culminating six months of fact gathering, attending seminars, and collaborating with a variety of public agencies and boards,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Old Woodsider, on Oct 30, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 2106 Views

MENLO PARK

Does anyone know what happened at the transportation commission meeting last Friday?

Hello, The transportation commission meeting was not available online last week and it appears that the city has not posted...

Original post made by Jason on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 12 comments | 2105 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man arrested on sexual battery charges

Palo Alto police have arrested a massage therapist on charges of misdemeanor sexual battery of four young women in 2012. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2105 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo High School kids sell their web site for $175 millioin

Good job kids. Facebook isn't the only game in town. http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_21247441/san-francisco-sports-website-bleacher-report-sells-reported...

Original post made by menlo on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2105 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Truck driver collides with bicyclist

A drunken truck driver and a drunken bicyclist collided on Saturday night on El Camino Real near Redwood City, leaving...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 9:17 pm | 12 comments | 2105 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain eyes providing 'initial' high-speed-rail service

With California officials looking toward Central Valley as the launching point for the state's controversial high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by caltrain supporter, on Apr 22, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 2104 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public "right to know"

Does the public have a right-to-know why a regularly scheduled meeting of a public agency is rescheduled? Apparently, not...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 10 comments | 2104 Views
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