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MENLO PARK

Do more people produce more C02?

Is it not the case that there is a direct, positive correlation between urban density and its carbon footprint? Is it not...

Original post made by Responsible Resident on Apr. 19, 2007
Last comment by Not fuzzy at all, on Apr 23, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 8 comments | 2834 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild is a Ghost Town

Last week my girlfriends and I visited the Allied Arts Guild. It was like walking through a ghost town. The only thing...

Original post made by Avid Gardner on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Katie Angioletti, on Jun 8, 2007 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 3087 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on leash on Coalmine Ridge

In response to Leashed dogs on Coalmine Ridge Tails , The Almanac 6/6/07, I would like to say that I am distressed at the...

Original post made by caeol jacobs on Jun. 9, 2007
Last comment by isa, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:09 am | 8 comments | 3829 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver not faulted in Rodney Smith bicycle fatality on Sand Hill Road

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 3871 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Challenging prevailing ideas on global warming causes

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4508...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by extremely-skeptical, on Jul 28, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 3143 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Sibbyís Cupcakery's Ginger Darling Cupcakes

In the Aug. 15 issue of the Almanac, Katie Blankenberg, 14, of Portola Valley writes about the popularity of cupcakes, and...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 21, 2007 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 5198 Views

MENLO PARK

Our planning department: whom do they serve?

Our planning department not only evaluates projects, it collects the fees from project applicants. The result is that planning...

Original post made by observer on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by observer, on Aug 17, 2007 at 6:03 pm | 8 comments | 2847 Views

MENLO PARK

District revises plans for Oak Knoll School

Revised plans for Oak Knoll School's expansion, part of the Menlo Park district's $91.1 bond-financed building program, are...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by Kristin Duriseti, on Sep 11, 2007 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 2844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Dreading the traffic logjam at Hillview School

I wonder if others who live or work in Menlo Park are dreading the return of students to school, as I am. From now until...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by traffic control, on Sep 8, 2007 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 3028 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park settles lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in police department

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously tonight to settle a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination in the police department....

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by Susan, on Oct 15, 2007 at 10:09 am | 8 comments | 2913 Views

MENLO PARK

Andy Duncan proposes city buy Park Theatre

The ongoing Park Theatre saga took yet another turn Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1116...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 18, 2007 at 9:08 am | 8 comments | 2912 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Menlo Park visitor sees red over parking ticket

This an open letter to Menlo Park City Mayor Kelly Fergusson: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4988...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 29, 2007 at 10:54 am | 8 comments | 3314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 2862 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Currant bistro opens at Allied Arts

The Red Currant bistro is open for business at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. The proprietors are Nir and Ayellet Perry,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 17, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 4319 Views

ATHERTON

What's Up with Water?

The water has been cloudy for the past few weeks. Not a big deal; it's bubbles. Within the last 24 hours, it has taken...

Original post made by LindenwoodWater on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 2751 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to meet Tuesday on upgrading town facilities

A community meeting on upgrading Atherton's town hall and other facilities is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Jennings...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by howling, on Mar 2, 2008 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 2517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Simitian 'trees vs. solar' bill passes Senate

A bill authored by state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to strike a balance between protecting trees and allowing solar...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by stop global warming, on Jun 21, 2008 at 12:16 pm | 8 comments | 2391 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain staff proposes fare hike

Caltrain is considering increasing its fares to offset fuel costs, an agency spokeswoman said Tuesday. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/edit_story.php?id=2399"><LI>...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 9, 2008 at 4:57 pm | 8 comments | 2245 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Can cities stop a juggernaut?

It was a no-brainer for the Menlo Park and Atherton city councils to join a cost-free lawsuit challenging the route chosen...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 19, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2122 Views

OTHER TOPICS

It's the Economy!

I am amazed that the most important single news item in the world, does not register on this web site. Itís the ECONOMY! The...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 24, 2008
Last comment by James, on Dec 2, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 8 comments | 2145 Views
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