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MENLO PARK

Tesla CEO: Roadster nearing profitability

The cost of materials for Tesla Motors' Roadster has dropped to $80,000, a fact that should help the electric car company...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by jason brookes, on Jul 14, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1367 Views

MENLO PARK

How will new gym impact Civic Center?

Menlo Park's Planning Commission will review on Monday, June 29, an environmental impact report on a new city gymnasium proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jul 7, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 26 comments | 2261 Views

MENLO PARK

Mystery in Sharon Park: Who hacked down trees?

One man's quest to encourage new trees to grow at Sharon Park took a strange turn when someone apparently took a chainsaw...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Andy Stern, on Jun 27, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 1566 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Star-gazing event tonight in Portola Valley

In tonight's deeper darkness in Portola Valley, people will gather near a soccer field at Town Center to gaze through telescopes...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Jun 26, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steven Chu speaks in Menlo Park on U.S. energy future

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is coming to Menlo Park Friday to talk about his vision for the country's energy future. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Friend of dept. of energy, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1479 Views

MENLO PARK

Age is just a number

As Little House turns 60, the country's first suburban senior center is trying to cater to a more active senior population...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1489 Views

ATHERTON

Trial starts for Atherton employee accused of battery

Opening arguments are set for 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 29, for the trial of Atherton public works supervisor Troy Henderson....

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 2216 Views

ATHERTON

New history book is all about Atherton

Atherton is the latest town to get the local history treatment, with a new coffee-table book called "Under the Oaks: Two...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Margo Ritter, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 2254 Views

SPORTS

Partners team wins Little League championship

The Partners team of the Alpine-West Menlo Little League Majors Division faced as formidable a challenge as it had all season...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by matt johnston, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2468 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Almanac editor, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1484 Views

OTHER TOPICS

U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Melody, on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 1591 Views

MENLO PARK

Chili's in Menlo Park to close July 8

The Chili's restaurant in Menlo Park is closing July 8, a spokeswoman has confirmed. The restaurant, at the intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ms. DiGusta, on Jul 13, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 19 comments | 2328 Views

MENLO PARK

Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 1612 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Nancy Gilliland performs at Marqs in Menlo

Vocalist and pianist Nancy Gilliland performs tonight (June 30) at 6 p.m. at Marqs in Menlo, 1143 Crane St. in Menlo Park....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greta, on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Eva Spitz-Blum: psychologist, rancher, researcher

Eva Maria Spitz-Blum of Ladera, a psychologist who did research around the world on folklore, shamanism, alcohol and drugs,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jul 5, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1841 Views

WOODSIDE

Smythe offers solution to Jackling house dilemma

A Palo Alto venture capitalist and enthusiast of homes designed by architect George Washington Smith may reuse significant...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 1, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2185 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton staff testify to sexual harassment by public works supervisor Troy Henderson

Atherton Sgt. Kristin Nichols and former town employee Lois English testified Tuesday to numerous incidents of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by songwriter, on Jul 5, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 3344 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Details released on drowning of mother, child

A mother and her young daughter who drowned after a strong current yanked them into the Pacific Ocean from Montara State...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Documentary salutes Pete McCloskey

A documentary on the life and career of former congressman Pete McCloskey will run on KQED-TV (Channel 9) on Sunday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by More on Pete, on Jul 4, 2009 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign stemming from fatal bike accident nets 45 citations

An "Honor the Stop" enforcement campaign that was inspired by the deaths of two bicyclists killed by a sheriff's deputy...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 41 comments | 2777 Views
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