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ATHERTON

Atherton calls on feds to halt funding for state's high-speed rail project

The proposed elevated high-speed railroad would be akin to a six- to eight-lane freeway bisecting Atherton -- "a blight"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 2851 Views

WOODSIDE

Favorite memories of May Day

The annual May Day parade is almost here, and it got me thinking about what I like best about the event. There are a lot...

Original post made by Waving and Clapping on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by JBH, on May 2, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 2848 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Burt Brent creates ears and animals

Anyone who has taken children — or been a child — at the San Francisco Zoo lately has likely delighted in watching...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ina, on Mar 17, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2848 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Art reception at Allegro Framing & Art, Sunday 26th, 3-5pm

Local watercolor Artist, Christina Holmes, will be holding an Art Reception at Allegro Framing & Art, located in the Ladera...

Original post made by Christina Holmes on Feb. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2848 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school plan on wrong track

On April 4, trustees of the Menlo Park City School District voted to proceed to the design phase for Laurel and Encinal...

Original post made by Dave Montague on May. 14, 2007
Last comment by Oak Knoll parent, on May 16, 2007 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 2847 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinions: Two views of direction for Menlo's downtown

<B>Green ribbon panel wants walkable, bikeable theme to cut emissions</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6377...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by ever hopeful, on Jun 11, 2008 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2847 Views

MENLO PARK

How To Save Allied Arts – Bring Back the Palo Alto Volunteers

There’s a simple solution to all the Allied Arts Auxiliary’s problems with their property. Bring back the Palo Alto Auxiliary...

Original post made by A Concerned Observer on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by future patron, on Jun 14, 2007 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 2846 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to make your TownSquare posts more readable and effective

Here are some tips for writing comments on TownSquare: -- Write your message in a word processing program, such as Microsoft...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 2, 2007 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 2846 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park should not welcome Facebook

I just read where our City Manager said he would be delighted if Facebook were to come into the Sun Micro campus. Why! Does...

Original post made by looking on on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by Doctrine of Relation Back?, on Jan 13, 2011 at 8:34 pm | 41 comments | 2846 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia school board: Thomsen, Sarver win

Chris Thomsen and Alan Sarver won the election Tuesday for two seats on the board of the Sequoia Union High School District....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Bushie lover, on Nov 9, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 23 comments | 2845 Views

ATHERTON

Video of Coach Parks football clinic

Marc Rogers, of the Menlo-Atherton High School class of 1975, who is helping organize a Sept. 17 tribute at the school to...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2011
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 4, 2011 at 11:14 pm | 1 comment | 2845 Views

MENLO PARK

Budget surplus, new utility tax don't mix

The following letter by Heather Nelson was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 issue: Editor: What is going on here?...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2844 Views

MENLO PARK

Tax Filings Show Allied Arts Property Lost Money Every Year Since 1998, and the Losses Are Growing

Thank goodness for easily accessible public records and the posting on this web site that told us where they are. I used...

Original post made by A Worried Neighbor on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by appalled, on Jul 31, 2007 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 2844 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton wears out 5 pitchers in 5 innings for 17-1 win

The MA bats continued their hot streak as they wore out 5 Center High School Pitchers scoring 17 runs in 5 innings to start...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Apr. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2843 Views

MENLO PARK

Witnesses step forward in Nakano killing, police say

Oakland police say several witnesses have come forward in the investigation of the death of Aya Nakano, a 2008 graduate of...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Justice for Aya, on Jun 24, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 2843 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drunk Driver Kills/Injures two

The recent news report described a Spanish-speaking worker from Spring Down Farms involved in a drunk driving accident recently...

Original post made by mpresident on Apr. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2842 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 2841 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep. beats Pioneer in girls lacrosse

Friday, April 27, at Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton the girls varsity lacrosse team beats Pioneer 17 to 9. It was Senior Day...

Original post made by Diane Cusimano on Apr. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2840 Views

SPORTS

M-A Golfers Advance to CCS Finals

The M-A Boys Varsity golf team placed 3rd among 11 teams at the CCS Regional Playoffs at Rancho Canada on Monday, May 7....

Original post made by Linda Sako on May. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2840 Views
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