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MENLO PARK

Letter: High-speed wrecking ball headed for state

High-speed rail is a devil's bargain for California. Discussions about how to fund it, which segment to start with, and how...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 15, 2012 at 7:29 am | 15 comments | 2942 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside school district may put bond measure on spring ballot

As Woodside Elementary School District officials consider asking residents to pass a bond measure next spring for construction,...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2013
Last comment by A WES Neighbor, on Aug 8, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 5 comments | 2942 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook unveils bike plan

Making the streets of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto safer for bicyclists has hit the top of Facebook's community "to do"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by bike rider, on Feb 1, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 7 comments | 2941 Views

MENLO PARK

TechShop in Menlo Park faces eviction

TechShop, the do-it-yourself haven in Menlo Park's industrial zone that, since opening in 2006, has expanded around the country,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 2939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ladera: Green bike lanes coming to Alpine Road

Green-colored pavement is coming to bike lanes along the sides of Alpine Road as they pass under Interstate 280 just east...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by Herb B, on Jul 23, 2013 at 8:25 am | 14 comments | 2938 Views

MENLO PARK

A vote against new commissioner

This letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: I missed the recent appointment...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Mar 13, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2937 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lane brother donate $50,000 to Yes on Measure A, the 1/8th cent parks sales tax

The Lane brothers of Portola Valley and Atherton have donated a total of $50,000 to the Yes on Measure A campaign in San...

Original post made by Voter on Nov. 6, 2006
There are no comments yet. 2936 Views

WOODSIDE

Happy trails, thanks to Howard Boone

Horse trails don't take care of themselves. While Woodside helps fund maintenance projects, the town also relies on a dedicated...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2007
Last comment by Bill Raventos, on Oct 15, 2007 at 6:27 am | 1 comment | 2936 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

E-thanks? No, thanks!

Never have I been so tempted to write to Miss Manners. I just received an Evite mass e-thank-you note for a birthday party...

Original post made by Writer\'s cramp on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 26, 2007 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 2936 Views

MENLO PARK

Issues of concern to all of us

Town Square may be a great place to promote some serious discussions about issues on the minds of many of us in Menlo Park....

Original post made by Responsible Resident on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by R.R., on Apr 6, 2007 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 2934 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 | 2934 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Six candidates for three council seats

The final roster for the upcoming Menlo Park City Council election holds few surprises, with six campaigning for three open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 18 comments | 2934 Views

WOODSIDE

SEE AUDIO SLIDE SHOW: A 7,200 mile odyssey

After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Brett, on Aug 26, 2007 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 2930 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Licensing? Mandatory rear-view mirrors? Some bike safety ideas

Editor: I have asked various bike riders for their views on certain safety issues. Let me begin with the questions: Q....

Original post made by Bruce Campbell on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by RightFacts, on Aug 23, 2007 at 8:49 pm | 5 comments | 2930 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boys Golf Update

The M-A Boys Golf team remain in first place in PAL Bay Division having lost only one match this season, to Menlo, by one...

Original post made by team parent on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2929 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district plans new school in 'Menlo Park area'

Enrollment projections for Menlo-Atherton High School show a 31 percent increase by the 2020-21 school year. That number...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by North Fair Oaks should not be divided, on Jan 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | 2 comments | 2928 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town Council ran afoul of open-meeting law, CNPA attorney says

<B>Editor"s note:</B> In an earlier version of this story, the Almanac incorrectly reported that former councilman Richard...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 2927 Views

SPORTS

M-A rolls over Aragon, into CCS football finals

The Menlo-Atherton football team is at the doorstep of perhaps its second Central Coast Section championship since 2002....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 2926 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Union electricians picket Ladera Oaks club over non-union wages

On most weekday mornings, there's now a crowd of men clad in orange safety vests at the entrance to Ladera Oaks Swim, Fitness...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by dan, on Feb 18, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 68 comments | 2926 Views

ATHERTON

Longtime Atherton council watcher hopes to exchange audience seat for one on the dais

Council watcher and longtime Atherton resident John Ruggeiro is the third applicant for the vacant City Council seat, hoping...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by People's Voice, on Jul 4, 2013 at 9:27 am | 5 comments | 2925 Views
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