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AROUND TOWN

Train strikes crossing gate in Menlo Park

A southbound train struck a damaged crossing gate at Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park at about 5:50 p.m. today, causing damage...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 4557 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Measure T passes by big margin

After Measure Tpassed with a 65.5-percent "yes" vote Tuesday night, developer David Bohannon said he'll be happy to swap...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by B. A. Baracus, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 4556 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Reflective dome over hockey rink irks neighbors

The dome enclosing Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy's 7,000-square-foot hockey rink is reflecting too much sunlight,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ian, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 12 comments | 4556 Views

MOVIES

Woodsider captures Burning Man festival on film

"It's a great time for a new generation of directors to enter the film industry," says Steve Brown of Woodside, a first-time...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Debra Amador DeLaRosa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 4554 Views

MENLO PARK

Hotel tax: Menlo Park challenges ballot language

Ballot review came to a screeching halt in Menlo Park recently when a perusal of the rebuttal to Measure K, the city's proposal...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 7, 2012 at 6:10 am | 13 comments | 4552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Hillview student says loss of trees, more traffic at Oak Knoll School would damage community

I was horrified to hear of the impending Oak Knoll plan and the implications that it would create. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Apostrophe Posse, on May 22, 2008 at 4:26 pm | 64 comments | 4551 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Vice President Joe Biden dines at Left Bank

Here's another photo of Vice President Joe Biden in Menlo Park on Saturday, June 15. He's with Khephra Molloy, general manager...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2013 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 4550 Views

ATHERTON

'Beatiful fox' spotted in Lindenwood

Kristina Johnson of Menlo Park said on her walk through Lindenwood on Saturday she spotted "this beautiful fox." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 25, 2015 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 4550 Views

WOODSIDE

Hydrogen fuel station planned for Skylonda

Electric cars and their charging stations have had the alternative-fuel spotlight mostly to themselves in Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 3, 2015 at 8:22 pm | 5 comments | 4550 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury convicts track coach for pushing boy

After a four-day trial, a San Mateo County jury on Friday, Dec. 11, convicted longtime Menlo-Atherton High School cross-country...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Ridiculous Arguments, on Dec 18, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 41 comments | 4549 Views

WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside council hears appeal of $212,500 tree-felling fine

The Woodside Town Council will hear an appeal from a resident on Tuesday, June 14, requesting relief from a fine of $212,500...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Jun 15, 2016 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 4545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

In search of high-quality preschool for all

With a Stanford University education and decades of hands-on experience with kids, Carol Thomsen of Menlo Park is something...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Clarke, on Sep 17, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 4544 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A students collect food for needy families

Continuing their annual holiday tradition, students at Menlo-Atherton High School have collected more than 150,000 cans of...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Dec 12, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 4543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are 30 people allowed to gridlock El Camino every day?

Menlo Park is the only jurisdiction south of Highway 84 that devotes one of the three lanes of ECR to parking - allowing...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 18, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 71 comments | 4539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two candidates vie for fifth seat on PV school board

Voters in the Portola Valley School District will have a choice between two candidates to fill the fifth seat on the school...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by David Cox, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 4538 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters to get stipend to live near Menlo Park fire station

There's new incentive for employees of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District to stay near the action: Under a new agreement,...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2015
Last comment by Paul Di Loreto, on Mar 29, 2016 at 9:49 am | 17 comments | 4535 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 | 4533 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Pleasure for the Palate at Red Lotus

My family and I enjoyed a most delicious dinner at Red Lotus in the Ladera Shopping Center. The restaurant features the cuisine...

Original post made by Renee M. on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 4533 Views

ATHERTON

Why I'm about to sue Atherton (again)

During the past 24 months I have submitted as 100 public records requests. During the past 24 months I have sought to...

Original post made by John P Johns on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 16 comments | 4533 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What can you do with all that fruit you couldn't resist? Five recipes

<B>Roasted pork loin with apricots</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4663 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by KitKat, on Oct 8, 2007 at 4:12 am | 3 comments | 4532 Views
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