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MENLO PARK

Panel of Contributors: Nothing to fear from Dumbarton rail

The proposal to operate six trains in each direction on weekdays between Union City (or Newark) over the Dumbarton rail bridge...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by opposed, on Jul 30, 2007 at 9:19 am | 28 comments | 3404 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Is JZ Cool worth checking out?

Has anyone eaten at JZ Cool since it reopened after renovations? I tried to get lunch there this afternoon, but it was closed,...

Original post made by Always hungry on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 3404 Views

MOVIES

Final Friday Flicks at Atherton Library

Friday March 27th at 7 PM, the family film night screening will be a recent Dreamworks animated tale of a panda who dreams...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Mar. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3404 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Free Hindustani Classical Music Event at CSMA in Mountain View on October 19

Join Shubha Mudgal (Vocalist, Hindustani Classical Music) for an evening of musical excerpts and conversation in this Stanford...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by CSMA, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 3403 Views

MENLO PARK

Foster's Freeze

When the time comes for Fosters Freeze to move, the old Arbie's site should be considered. It has higher visibility and better...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 31, 2006
Last comment by George, on Nov 29, 2006 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 3402 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Hillview student says loss of trees, more traffic at Oak Knoll School would damage community

I was horrified to hear of the impending Oak Knoll plan and the implications that it would create. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Apostrophe Posse, on May 22, 2008 at 4:26 pm | 64 comments | 3400 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Light Needed at University Dr and Menlo Ave.

It happened again! About 5:15 PM on November 13, I saw a pedestrian hit by a car as she attempted to cross the street at...

Original post made by Amy Klein on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Roxanne Rorapaugh, on Dec 10, 2006 at 5:59 pm | 5 comments | 3396 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hanretty named Portola Valley superintendent

Tim Hanretty, who has served as chief financial officer and assistant superintendent for the Portola Valley and Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by CITIZEN00, on Oct 22, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 6 comments | 3396 Views

ATHERTON

Exhibit opens doorway to decades past

A vibrant new art exhibit at Menlo College celebrates the institution's 85th anniversary. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/03/22/exhibit-opens-doorway-...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2014
Last comment by Judy Seitelman, on Mar 23, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 3396 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on trails

Much of the time, it is cool in Portola Valley when it's hot elsewhere, but there is nothing cool about the ongoing dispute...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 24, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 3395 Views

WOODSIDE

Last chance to comment on tree ordinance

The Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, could be residents' last chance to comment on the town's tree protection...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Numerous holiday activties on tap locally

Among the many holiday activities planned in our communities are those listed below. If you know of more, post them by clicking...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 7, 2006 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 3389 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Big bike rides exacerbate cyclist/motorist tensions

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac:</B> Editor: I am appalled at Brian Peterson's piece...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by Dr. Greg Wright, on Jan 9, 2007 at 4:48 pm | 7 comments | 3389 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Conflicting views of financing PV Town Center project

The following pro-and-con opinions, one by Portola Valley Mayor Ted Driscoll, the other by residents Charles Engles and Ed...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3389 Views

SPORTS

Perkins Twins Help Kick off New Basketball Program in Oakland

Twins, Jesse and Christian Perkins of Menlo Park were invited as two of the premier local basketball players, to help launch...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by edgardo molina, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 3389 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are you happy or unhappy with the election results?

Here is a place to comment on whether you are happy or unhappy with the election results. You can comment on any particular...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Nov 16, 2006 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 3388 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Why county needs district elections

Here's a message for my friends on the Board of Supervisors in response to the decision to block voters from determining...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 3388 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ex-official seeks records on candidate, councilman, staff

Atherton's former finance director John Johns is seeking an array of e-mails, memos and other documents in three California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kathleen O'Keefe, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 5 comments | 3384 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

PG&E pushes to extend unpopular ClimateSmart

A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. program that asks customers to fight global warming by paying a little extra on their electricity...

Original post made by David R. Baker on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Attribution, please, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 3382 Views

MENLO PARK

Idea: Move Menlo Park Downtown to Belle Haven

Since the current Menlo Park downtown is full of NIMBYs, I think we should consider moving the downtown to Belle Haven. With...

Original post made by sadfsf on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by NotAChance, on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:45 pm | 27 comments | 3378 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
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Chai Brisket
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Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,289 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 806 views

As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
By Erin Glanville | 1 comment | 179 views