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AROUND TOWN

Balloting begins for 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. [http://www.AlmanacNews.com/readers_choice ==B Click here==] to cast...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oi Vey, on Apr 26, 2014 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 4643 Views

MENLO PARK

Auto mall for Menlo: Sports fields in its future?

Hooray! Menlo Park will be getting an auto mall at Willow and the Bayshore Expressway. GM will use 8.5 acres for its own...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by mpvoter, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 4642 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Menlo Park Parents Club Offers Community, Support to Members

The Peninsula offers families great schools, a mild climate, culture in spades – and an array of options that can make...

Original post made by Hannah Thomson Boyd on May. 11, 2007
Last comment by MFT, on May 11, 2007 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 4639 Views

MENLO PARK

Grocery store planned for former Cadillac site on El Camino in Menlo Park

As Menlo Park city officials continue the wearisome debate on how to revamp properties along El Camino Real, one developer...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Jul 30, 2007 at 2:55 pm | 18 comments | 4638 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras: A Success Thus Far?

With all the hyperbole and angst displayed in this forum and elsewhere over the new red light camera installed at Ravenswood...

Original post made by Paul Morphy on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by watchdog, on Oct 26, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 49 comments | 4638 Views

ATHERTON

How new Atherton stoplight makes crossing El Camino more perilous

Atherton residents and officials say the new pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue -- which...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:39 am | 16 comments | 4638 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on trails

Much of the time, it is cool in Portola Valley when it's hot elsewhere, but there is nothing cool about the ongoing dispute...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 24, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 4638 Views

WOODSIDE

American made: Woodside's Adolph Rosekrans restores farming implements from the days of the horse-drawn plow

It requires a leap of imagination to visualize it now, but there was a time when growing crops commercially in the United...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Borut Prah, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 4638 Views

SPORTS

Domenic Di Ricco IVY League Baseball Honor Roll

Domenic Di Ricco, a graduate of Menlo-Atherton High School in '05, was selected for the IVY League Baseball Honor Roll for...

Original post made by Dennis Di Ricco on May. 1, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4635 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law protects mountain lions

A celebration of a new law authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill that protects mountain lions is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 4635 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Big bike rides exacerbate cyclist/motorist tensions

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac:</B> Editor: I am appalled at Brian Peterson's piece...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by Dr. Greg Wright, on Jan 9, 2007 at 4:48 pm | 7 comments | 4634 Views

ATHERTON

Parcel Tax - YES or NO

The council has voted to place the renewal of the current Atherton Parcel Tax on the 5 Nov ballot. Here is the Ballot...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2013
Last comment by Bill aka Llib, on Aug 27, 2013 at 1:32 pm | 23 comments | 4634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'Bistro' is a dolled-up diner

I don't know whether to be appalled or charmed by American Girl, which has bestowed its newest and only Bay Area store on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by confused, to say the least, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 4633 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Bike ride kicks off youth workshop project

Menlo Park explored building community through bicycling during the holiday weekend, with a 7.3-mile "unity ride" led by...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tommy Bensko, on May 28, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 4632 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public relations complications for high-speed rail

Public relations complications for high-speed rail, and a Menlo Park native made it big in Hollywood. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 8, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 5 comments | 4632 Views

FICTION

Letter: City needs to fix dangerous intersection

While the Menlo Park Transportation Commission wrings its hands about so-called cut-through traffic in the Willows, an actual...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 4632 Views

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 | 4630 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

State legislation would require restaurants to post calorie content of meals in plain view

<I>This press release was submitted by State Sen. Carole Migden:</I> SACRAMENTO—New legislation introduced by State...

Original post made by Checkout on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Eatin Good in the Neighborhood, on Apr 19, 2007 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 4629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: State housing rules cripple local cities

<I>First of two parts</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2013/12/11/guest-opinion-state-housing-rules-cripple-local-cities...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 4628 Views

MENLO PARK

Campaign signs go missing, and so does cell phone

Who will be elected to the Menlo Park Fire Protection District (MPFPD) Board of Directors is not a question keeping most...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by App Idea, on Oct 23, 2011 at 11:40 pm | 56 comments | 4626 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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