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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tweaks green initiatives

It's a green time of year, what with all the rain making grass grow and St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by where's the beef?, on Mar 25, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 1142 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit offers Atherton deal to settle lawsuit over arrest

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by GPS, on Apr 7, 2012 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1142 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 1142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 8/15/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Star Island Carl Hiaasen 2 Lovers Vendela Vida 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1141 Views

MENLO PARK

New art gallery opens in downtown Menlo

The new Erricson-Himmelberger art gallery at 855 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park has reclaimed the former site of,...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Dec 2, 2011 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1141 Views

ATHERTON

Election: Candidate filing period opens

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 1141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Musical duo perform at Ladera church

Violinist Kay Stern (photo), San Francisco Opera concertmaster, and pianist Joan Nagano will perform in a benefit concert...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Austen, on Mar 20, 2010 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1140 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo police agree to pay freeze

The new contract for the city's 36 line officers goes before the City Council on July 26 and contains almost identical terms...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2011
Last comment by Heads in the Sand Hill, on Aug 1, 2011 at 7:13 am | 5 comments | 1140 Views

MENLO PARK

Teacher blames fatal accident on sun glare

A teacher who struck and killed a 6-year-old East Palo Alto girl in a crosswalk Sept. 28 told police that sun glare prevented...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2011
Last comment by Slow down, on Oct 25, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 3 comments | 1140 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Swift Boaters reappear - the silly season begins

[portion deleted] Karl Rove promotes another lie "Obama never thanked the military in the bin Ladin operation https://twitter.com/#!/KarlRove/status/198133691212496899 Who...

Original post made by Big Cat on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Cedar, on May 9, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 1140 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Thief absconds with $5,000 bicycle

Police calls from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13984&e=y posted...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Percy, on Jul 12, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 1140 Views

MENLO PARK

Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Tom H., on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Holidays on High Note at Menlo Circus Club on Oct. 17

The Foothill Auxiliary to Peninsula Family Service will hold its 12th annual "Holidays on a High Note" benefit from 9 a.m....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Marisa, on Oct 6, 2011 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1139 Views

AROUND TOWN

CHP stops wrong-way driver on I-280

About 15 miles of Interstate 280 was not a movie set Thursday morning some minutes after 4:30 a.m., when officers from the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Early morning commuter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1139 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda spoke and signed copies of her new book at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:34 pm | 3 comments | 1138 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Library parking crunch should not be a surprise

The current concerns about the periodic lack of parking in Menlo Park's Lot 6, between the library and the new Arrillaga...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2012
Last comment by reader, on Mar 16, 2012 at 5:54 pm | 2 comments | 1138 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI Arrests former D.A. Employees

Bob hasn't posted anything recently to suggest the FBI investigation of the San Mateo D.A. was fabricated. Maybe that's...

Original post made by Watcher on Jun. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 13 comments | 1138 Views

MENLO PARK

Reckless Driver on Santa Cruz

[Post removed. Town Square is not the place to accuse someone of breaking the law. Please refer your observations to the...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Dec. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1137 Views

AROUND TOWN

Destinations: 'Cuba is what it is'

Marie Krenz is a freelance writer from Orinda who spends weekends at her family home in Woodside. As a former Spanish teacher,...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2013
Last comment by carrie, on Jan 13, 2013 at 7:01 pm | 1 comment | 1137 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 | 1137 Views
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