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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 | 3938 Views

MENLO PARK

Foster's Freeze

When the time comes for Fosters Freeze to move, the old Arbie's site should be considered. It has higher visibility and better...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 31, 2006
Last comment by George, on Nov 29, 2006 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 3937 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, on Mar 29, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 43 comments | 3937 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College changes affiliation, but not goals

Coming off its best season in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, the Menlo College football team is hoping to build...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 1, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 3937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Water board tells Stanford it supports removing Searsville Dam

The San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board has told Stanford University it supports removing Searsville Dam...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 3, 2015 at 1:14 pm | 14 comments | 3937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury rejects Ellen Pao's claim of gender bias by Kleiner Perkins

After two full days of deliberation following an almost month-long trial, a jury on Friday found in favor of venture capital...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by War on Women, on Apr 2, 2015 at 8:48 am | 28 comments | 3935 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime school board member steps down

Olivia Martinez, who has served on the board of the Sequoia Union High School District since 1999, has announced she is leaving...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Board Observer, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 3934 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 | 3933 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Don't bother with a brunch menu at Il Fornaio

For my money, the only thing worth getting at brunch at Il Fornaio is the French toast. The lump of melting marscapone cheese...

Original post made by Prima Collazione on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Joanne, on Dec 14, 2006 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 3933 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

"Friends" Drama at The Sequoias

Veteran actors John Hutchinson and Marilyn Kamelgarn will appear in "Friends," the story of two senior citizens who meet...

Original post made by The Sequoias on Nov. 1, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3933 Views

MENLO PARK

I'm tired of Starbucks

Why do we need 5 of them in Menlo Park? I always try to go to Martha's pastries for my coffee or plantation, which are small...

Original post made by Jenna on Jan. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Jan 15, 2007 at 4:04 pm | 9 comments | 3932 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 | 3932 Views

MENLO PARK

Why I Voted For The Derry Project AND Support the Referendum

Letter from Kelly Fergusson, Vice Mayor, Menlo Park Dear Menlo Park Resident, Many of you have asked me if I am supporting...

Original post made by Kelly Fergusson on Oct. 27, 2006
Last comment by mptaxpayer, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:07 pm | 4 comments | 3929 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Bakery leave-by date extended to mid-March, for now

The popular Woodside Bakery & Cafe at 3052 Woodside Road has until March 15, at least, before the gas pilot lights of its...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Donna McArthur, on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 6 comments | 3924 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 | 3923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford backs away from divisive Dish parking plan

After pressure from the city and an outpouring of opposition from hikers who frequent the Dish, Stanford University is backing...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 25, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 3922 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8504 posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 10:51 AM <B>...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:57 am | 20 comments | 3921 Views

SPORTS

FOOTBALL: M-A, Woodside game on KCEA

KCEA (89.1-FM) will broadcast the football showdown between Menlo-Atherton and Woodside high schools at 2 p.m. today (Nov....

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 20, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3921 Views

MENLO PARK

Linfield Oaks residents fume over demolished building

It's not a secret that residents of Menlo Park's Linfield Oaks neighborhood are fed up with construction in their part of...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by cynic, on Sep 12, 2007 at 2:16 pm | 24 comments | 3920 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 | 3920 Views
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