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THE LOCAL DISH

Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1065 Views

MENLO PARK

Shots fired into home with children inside

Police are searching for two men suspected of firing shots into a Menlo Park apartment that was occupied by four children...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by vic, on Mar 6, 2010 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 1064 Views

MENLO PARK

City poised to settle lawsuit involving former Cadillac site on El Camino Real

The Menlo Park City Council is poised to approve a settlement agreement with a group called Concerned Citizens of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 6, 2010 at 1:08 pm | 3 comments | 1064 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramos townhomes before Menlo council Tuesday

Ten years ago, the Beltramos started dreaming of building townhomes at 1460 El Camino Real. On Tuesday, Jan. 11, the Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 12, 2011 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Tuesday, May 17 at 6:30 pm: Adult Book Club discussing "Pink brain, blue brain" Wednesday, May 18 at 6 pm: Trip planning...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blending high-speed rail with Caltrain?

Caltrain officials on Wednesday presented the results of a study that tested the feasibility of integrating high-speed...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on Aug 17, 2011 at 9:38 pm | 1 comment | 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

Night-vision goggles, glow stick help rescue girl

Night-vision goggles and a glow-stick necklace were instrumental in a search-and-rescue team locating and rescuing a 5-year-old...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 3, 2011 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 1064 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Location of new library a matter of trust

This issue has now become an issue of trust. The circulation of the citizens' petition, which has garnered more than 200...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2012
Last comment by Brown Act, on Jul 11, 2012 at 11:08 am | 1 comment | 1064 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district school board to appoint new member

Residents of the Menlo Park City School District interested in serving an eight-month term on the school board have until...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by MP Parent, on Jan 21, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1064 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: McKeithen not running; filing period extended

==B This is an expanded version of a previously published story.== With three-term incumbent Kathy McKeithen giving up...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 1 comment | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Eagle-Eyed Investigator Catches Dr. Ayres at Trader Joe's

Dr. William Ayres, child psychiatrist for four decades to both the offspring of the rich in San Mateo County as well as...

Original post made by Lurker on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Apr 14, 2013 at 6:47 am | 4 comments | 1063 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Measure M not needed to address large-scale El Camino development

As current chair of the Menlo Park Planning Commission, I'm concerned about the scale of development along El Camino. I'm...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 11, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 12 comments | 1063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stogner's Platform

In a meeting this evening Supervisorial Candidate Michael Stogner will unveil his campaign platform. Mr. Stogner will announce...

Original post made by sniper on May. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1062 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Cline in ad for Menlo Gateway

I was taken aback by our Mayor allowing his picture and words to be used in the recent ad (last Wednesday) Almanac, urging...

Original post made by just wondering on Sep. 26, 2010
Last comment by behind the scenes, on Oct 3, 2010 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Not 'no,' but 'hell no'

On quick read, Steve Schmidt's guest opinion last week on high-speed rail seems reasonable, but the opinions are belied by...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 7, 2010 at 6:19 am | 1 comment | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Menlo Park Chamber mixer

Marsh Manor Shopping Center plays host to the next Chamber of Commerce mixer on Wednesday, June 15. Located at the corner...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 8:00 pm | 3 comments | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Emergency response: New volunteers needed

Portola Valley, one of several similarly situated communities in the Woodside Fire Protection District, does not have a "deep...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.M., on Jul 19, 2011 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 1062 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Commission examines red-light cameras

The Menlo Park Transportation Commission meets tonight (Oct. 12) to review the city's use of red-light cameras, among other...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by JOET JOHNSON, on Oct 17, 2011 at 6:52 am | 8 comments | 1062 Views

MENLO PARK

Thief grabs $17,600 in jewelry

A thief stole an antique gold pocket watch along with other jewelry from a Menlo Park home on Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:47 am | 8 comments | 1062 Views

MENLO PARK

Stop that train!

Why three unlikely enthusiasts from Menlo Park just may be the best hope for opponents of high-speed-rail. Compatriots, from...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Apr 5, 2010 at 9:58 am | 5 comments | 1061 Views
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