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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 | 4183 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ed Wells, part of Portola Valley's loyal opposition, dies

Ed Wells, a Portola Valley resident since the town was incorporated in 1964, has died. An ardent opponent of the town's utility...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Feb 13, 2015 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 4182 Views

MENLO PARK

Time to kill off the Downtown visioning process

A letter urging Council to rethink the visioning process was suggested. This downtown visioning process needs much more...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Was it "Political" - NO, on Jun 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 22 comments | 4181 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Risk everywhere when bikes, autos share the road

The following letter by Bruce Campbell was published in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: Editor: Sailboats have...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 31, 2007
Last comment by citizen A, on Feb 3, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 4181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: 'Hockey grandmother' decries campaign's 'attack dog' mentality

As a proud hockey grandmother, I am furious with the GOP vice presidential nominee's use of the label "hockey mom." Read...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by mainstream, on Sep 23, 2008 at 1:07 pm | 40 comments | 4181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School buys 10 acres near Portola Valley, town official says

Phillips Brooks School, the private preschool-through-grade-5 school now operating at 2245 Avy Ave. in Menlo Park, has purchased...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2007
Last comment by A Comment, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 4180 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park traffic jam expected to last weeks

Lately it's taking almost an hour to drive from one end of Menlo Park to the other along a two-mile stretch of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 15 comments | 4180 Views

MENLO PARK

Memorial service, reception held for Cate Fisher

Hali Lindgren touches a portrait of Cate Fisher when she was in her early teens, during the reception held at Arrillaga Family...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 4179 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 4179 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley law enforcement funds restored

There's good news and bad news out of Sacramento for the extra Sheriff's Office squad car that patrols Woodside and Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 4177 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Ice cream thieves undone by tech tracks

When a theft is under way, one rule that is sometimes overlooked by the criminals -- don't do something stupid that gives...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2008
Last comment by andy creighton, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 4175 Views

MOVIES

Final Friday Flicks at Atherton Library

Friday March 27th at 7 PM, the family film night screening will be a recent Dreamworks animated tale of a panda who dreams...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Mar. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 4174 Views

WOODSIDE

SHARE YOUR WOODSIDE PLANNING/BLDG. WAR STORIES

ARE WE MISSING SOMETHING, OR DID NOT MR. FLEISHHACKER AFFIRM THE GRAND JURY'S ASSESSMENT OF THE ARBITRARY, CAPRICIOUS PLANNING...

Original post made by NO HOPE! on Nov. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4174 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: More yellow fever mosquitoes trapped

Three adult yellow fever mosquitoes (Aedes aegypti) and 14 larvae have been trapped in Menlo Park since late August, according...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Russ Parman, on Oct 15, 2013 at 3:59 pm | 4 comments | 4173 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council holds special meeting on how to write initiative ballot argument

With the Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight (Aug. 6) to clarify who will write...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 4172 Views

MENLO PARK

TERC AT ENCINAL: TRACK TO A TRAINWRECK

BUILDING THE TEACHING EDULCATION RESOURCE CENTER (TERC) AT THE ENCINAL CAMPUS.SCHOOL CREATES MAJOR IRREVERSIBLE ENVIRONMENTAL...

Original post made by School Neighbors Coalition on May. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Numerous holiday activties on tap locally

Among the many holiday activities planned in our communities are those listed below. If you know of more, post them by clicking...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 29, 2006
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 7, 2006 at 5:17 pm | 7 comments | 4169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceramics teacher shows works at gallery

Eliza Wilson Thomas, a ceramics teacher for 28 years at Peninsula School in Menlo Oaks, is among nine artists showing their...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Susan and Sandy Carnahan, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 4169 Views

WOODSIDE

Last chance to comment on tree ordinance

The Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, could be residents' last chance to comment on the town's tree protection...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4168 Views

MENLO PARK

Distraction subtraction

What does your smartphone have in common with a 4-year-old child? "When they want your attention, they want it right now....

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 23, 2013 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 4167 Views
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