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THE LOCAL DISH

What are your memories of Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park?

Kenneth H. Pruitt, who became known as the "Pancake Man" after opening his first Ken's House of Pancakes in Menlo Park in...

Original post made by Memorie Man on May. 9, 2007
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 28, 2016 at 2:30 am | 62 comments | 11570 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump settles his fraudulent Trump University racket for $25 MILLION

A strong admission of guilt. Now he has a bigger stage for his fraud. But first, he attacks the first amendment so the...

Original post made by Under Construction on Nov. 19, 2016
Last comment by weigh safety, on Nov 27, 2016 at 5:19 pm | 9 comments | 290 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Bears win CCS championship game, 17-0

Talk about saving your best football for last, about saving your best for the most important games of the season. That’s...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2016
Last comment by home boy, on Nov 27, 2016 at 10:04 am | 2 comments | 1398 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: More work needed on general plan before approval

At the outset, let us say collectively that we believe there are many positive attributes contained in the proposed general...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2016
Last comment by gridlock ahead, on Nov 27, 2016 at 9:40 am | 3 comments | 281 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor warns of 'company town' dangers

Following a Menlo Park tradition in which each mayor delivers a "State of the City" address at the close of his or her one-year...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2016
Last comment by More sports fields , on Nov 26, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 3 comments | 286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Speakers tell school district to go for a parcel tax to avoid cuts

Members of the public almost universally favored another parcel tax, and several suggested asking for enough to avoid budget...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Interested, on Nov 25, 2016 at 10:37 am | 110 comments | 3837 Views

WOODSIDE

Today: Public forum on Woodside school parcel tax measure

The Woodside Elementary School District board plans to vote in December on a proposal to put a parcel tax measure on an April...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Nov 24, 2016 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1387 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

15 Things Wrong with Caroline Lucas' Plan to Balance the MPCSD Budget - Part 1

As part of her campaign to get elected, Caroline Lucas and her supporters touted how she was the only candidate to publish...

Original post made by CPA on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 24, 2016 at 8:29 am | 9 comments | 348 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Pre-construction work starts on Caltrain electrification

Preparations for the construction work needed to electrify Caltrain along the Peninsula corridor have started and will last...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 23, 2016 at 10:08 pm | 2 comments | 1990 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laurel students celebrate school's national award

Students and staff at Laurel School's upper and lower campuses gathered Nov. 21 to celebrate the school's National Blue...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Carmen, on Nov 23, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 1780 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District: Second survey mailing has glitch

A second mailing inviting registered voters in the Menlo Park City School District to participate in an online survey ended...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 23, 2016 at 12:44 pm | 3 comments | 1134 Views

FICTION

Water world: Woodside resident curates ‘California: The Art of Water' at the Cantor

Claire Perry of Woodside raises a lot of topical questions in "California: The Art of Water," an exhibit she curated that's...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Robert Dolezal, on Nov 23, 2016 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1027 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council challenger Taylor plans to stay in game

Candidate and challenger Cecilia Taylor came fairly close to winning a seat on the Menlo Park City Council on Nov. 8, receiving...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2016
Last comment by West menlo voter, on Nov 23, 2016 at 7:58 am | 8 comments | 1379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sunday service for Thomas Sege of Woodside, former CEO of Varian Associates

A memorial service for Woodside resident and technology executive Thomas D. Sege is set for 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1621 Views

MENLO PARK

Fashion show, fair in downtown Menlo Park

The business community in Menlo Park will come together for a fashion show and fair benefiting the Lambadina Foundation on...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2016
Last comment by denise dolan, on Nov 22, 2016 at 8:39 pm | 1 comment | 253 Views

MENLO PARK

More discussion of Menlo Park school district parcel tax and budget cuts

A marathon Nov. 9 meeting wasn't long enough for the board of the Menlo Park City School District to decide on the details...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 22, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 84 comments | 2911 Views

MENLO PARK

New program encourages Menlo Park shoppers to bike

Local organizations are urging people to consider riding a bike when they shop in Menlo Park this holiday season. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by C Welton, on Nov 22, 2016 at 6:40 pm | 4 comments | 3110 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Let's remake sequoia to The Hickey Hospital

Per one of the candidates' claims that Mr. Hickey single-handedly saved sequoia - it's the least we can do!...

Original post made by Stop all taxes on Oct. 12, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 22, 2016 at 7:24 am | 22 comments | 427 Views

MENLO PARK

TechLoop breakin and robbery

Why no story from the Almanac on this Santa Cruz Ave store robbed Sunday morning?...

Original post made by whatever on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 21, 2016 at 11:49 pm | 2 comments | 160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Divided Cypriot teens find common ground here

"I'm sorry to go," Nelly admitted at a group dinner she helped prepare right before she left the U.S. in late July. She is...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2016
Last comment by margomca, on Nov 21, 2016 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views
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