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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park should not welcome Facebook

I just read where our City Manager said he would be delighted if Facebook were to come into the Sun Micro campus. Why! Does...

Original post made by looking on on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Doctrine of Relation Back?, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 41 comments | 2926 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident causes huge gusher in Menlo Park

Jim Lewis submitted this photo (taken by Todd Temple of Menlo Park) to The Almanac. Mr. Lewis said an accident Monday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Darin Duncan - Cal Water, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2925 Views

FICTION

HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

HP has named former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman as president and CEO effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:24 am | 11 comments | 2925 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old World style: Local jeweler practices ancient, time-demanding metalworking techniques taught by a master

Davide Bigazzi sits at a workbench in his small, warmly lit studio, the master of his space. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 5, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2924 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP school board OKs teacher layoffs

Teachers in the Menlo Park City School District could start seeing preliminary layoff notices in their inboxes this week....

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Publius, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:35 am | 27 comments | 2924 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Burglars rob cash register at Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Burglars on Saturday broke into Fosters Freeze, a Menlo Park landmark at 580 Oak Grove Ave., and stole $115 in coins from...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 2924 Views

OTHER TOPICS

"Working class millionaires" -- boo hoo

From the New York Times, an article worth reading: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/05/technology/05rich.html It's a...

Original post made by Cryin\'Crocodile on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Networth in the triple digits, on Aug 10, 2007 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 2923 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested for possessing fireworks

Darnell Sowers, 21, of Menlo Park was arrested June 4 on charges of possessing fireworks, defined as explosive devices under...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2007
Last comment by Darnell Sowers, on Oct 30, 2007 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A presents the 50s musical GREASE!

Menlo-Atherton High School's International Thespian Society will present the hit musical Grease! Come enjoy the fast pace...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Mar. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2921 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council may rue decision to withhold fire map

Home fire insurance rates are a major concern in wooded parts of Portola Valley. The potential impact on fire insurance was...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jun 4, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 2921 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 2921 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11 budget....

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on May 10, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 2920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Applications for school board seat due Feb. 7

The application deadline for the vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. The school...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 2920 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Rapture" Author Barbara Rossing Appears May 6

Author and theologian the Rev. Barbara R. Rossing makes an exclusive Peninsula appearance on Sunday, May 6 at Holy Trinity...

Original post made by Linda Gulker on Apr. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2919 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gasoline prices, inflation and global warming-some thoughts

Are gasoline prices being monitored by any agency in the government? If not shouldn't they be? In the '70s gasoline shortages...

Original post made by Concerned in Palo Alto on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2919 Views

ATHERTON

Kepler's selects best picks for book clubs

Staff from Kepler´s, the oldest independent bookstore on the Peninsula will recommend their top book picks for book clubs...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on May. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2918 Views

MENLO PARK

Contributors Need Answers from Allied Art Guild

A few years ago my husband and I were approached for a donation to fund the repair and restoration of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by Two Very Concerned Contributors on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Jerry G., on Mar 26, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2917 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 2917 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley seeks comment on affordable housing

Affordable housing in Portola Valley -- why it's important and how it should be planned for -- is the topic for a community...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on Mar 26, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2917 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, on Mar 29, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 43 comments | 2917 Views
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Spring food and drink goings on
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Couple’s Strife: 3 Tools for a Happier Relationship
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,176 views

The Sad Family Photo
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 989 views

Out of Menlo
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 934 views

The MP School District Board Should Approve the O’Connor Boundary Change.
By Stuart Soffer | 3 comments | 733 views