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SPORTS

Bike racer John Tarlton has crossed the Mississippi River

As of about 10:15 a.m. Pacific time, John Tarlton, a Menlo Park businessman who left Oceanside on June 10 in a time-trial-like...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2014 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 3798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Acting locally on global warming

In September, the Town Council of Portola Valley unanimously approved a resolution to sign the U.S Mayors Climate Protection...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jan 4, 2007 at 7:12 am | 11 comments | 3796 Views

MENLO PARK

Global Warming- What's a person to do?

While our leaders are deciding what government can do to stem global warming, there are things we, the people, can do. The...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Old Mom, on May 14, 2007 at 11:33 am | 32 comments | 3787 Views

MENLO PARK

Surprise move: funds for library's book group axed

The final chapter of the Menlo Park Library's 15-year-old book discussion group doesn't make for a happy ending. In fact,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Trilda, on Aug 28, 2010 at 12:01 am | 7 comments | 3787 Views

MENLO PARK

Volatile public comment on downtown plan

The third session of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan inspired...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 41 comments | 3785 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Would you take your old house apart instead of having it demolished?

The cover story in the Feb. 7 issue of the Almanac describes efforts by Portola Valley's town government to reuse wood and...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Armand Neukermans, on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 3784 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janet Medlin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 74 comments | 3778 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park silent on extent of gymnastics program review

Although Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre released a letter to the community saying he had reviewed to his satisfaction...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by gym, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 16 comments | 3776 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Food truck event debuts in Menlo Park

Menlo Park diners will have 10 new choices for eating out tonight, as Off the Grid holds its first food truck event at the...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 19, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 5 comments | 3776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What to do about enrollment growth, particularly at Menlo-Atherton High School

Changes to open-enrollment policies for the Sequoia Union High School District and tentative revisions to the map assigning...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by oldtimer, on Sep 13, 2013 at 9:49 am | 25 comments | 3774 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch resigns (unbeknownst to Almanac)

You gotta love the way our hometown newspaper, in its apparent effort to be the next Gentry, manages to cover every society...

Original post made by Local news? on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by Nushound, on Jan 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 3772 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Time to clear the air on Lewis' house

City Council member Elizabeth Lewis becomes defensive about claims that she did not following legal procedures when she built...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 12, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 46 comments | 3772 Views

MENLO PARK

Studio Red lobby a scene of destruction after car crashes through front window

Models that took "thousands of hours" to construct were destroyed, but product design and development company Studio Red...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by confounded, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 3772 Views

ATHERTON

Arrested suspect may be tied to Atherton burglaries

A burglary suspect arrested Tuesday in Redwood City may be tied to a series of Atherton burglaries in the Selby Lane area,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 3765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Media Center seeks "Local Heroes"

The Mid-peninsula Community Media Center (the “Media Center”) will honor eight “local heroes” in their first “Local Hero...

Original post made by Louise Pencavel on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside driver identified in accident that killed Portola Valley cyclist

The driver of the green 1995 Volvo that struck and killed Portola Valley resident and philanthropist Rodney Smith while he...

Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:11 am | 18 comments | 3763 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Welcome to Town Square!

Here's the place to post your recommendations for your favorite restaurants in our area, and to comment on other posts. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 9, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3762 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford-Arrillaga plan: Boon or doom?

What's worse than a string of empty car lots? Eight acres of mixed-use office space, retail and apartments, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 4, 2013 at 6:34 pm | 57 comments | 3761 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Brush fire closes road, causes huge traffic backup

Canada Road at Godetia Drive was closed for several hours Thursday night due to a brush fire near Interstate 280 in Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jul 27, 2014 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 3760 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Ferguson e-mail: Public invited to "One Menlo Park" event, brainstorming session

Following is a press release e-mailed by Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson: With the city-issued press release (below),...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Dec. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3756 Views
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