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WOODSIDE

Council to take another whack at a tree ordinance

The Woodside Town Council is once again set to consider putting a tree-protection ordinance on the books, this time at the...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 8, 2006
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton panel: Stepping off college admissions treadmill

New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, Harvard educator Richard Weissbourd and Challenge Success founder Denise Pope recently...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by Westbrook, on Dec 2, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 9 comments | 4534 Views

OTHER TOPICS

COMMENT ON POSTS BELOW

It's simple to comment on TownSquare posts: -- Click on any post and read it. -- At the bottom of the post, click on...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 17, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Meet the Almanac at Day of the Horse

Woodside's Day of the Horse festivities are set for Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Woodside Town Hall. The...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 13, 2006
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MENLO PARK

Mayor wants to go her own way on Cool Cities

Tonight Mayor Fergusson made it clear that Menlo Park's environmental strategy was not something that is open for public...

Original post made by Serious about Global Warming on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Feb 19, 2007 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 4531 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches Declared Racist

Verenice Gutierrez, a principal at a Portland Oregon K-8 schools has declared PB&J sandwiches racist. For the article...

Original post made by RUOOYFM on Nov. 22, 2013
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AROUND TOWN

One thing to do with a Starbucks gift card

A $10 Starbucks gift card is a terrible thing to waste, right, so I went out last night to downtown Palo Alto to find a homeless...

Original post made by Menlo Park resident on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Dec 19, 2006 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 4531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain says whistle volume back to normal

Over a month after local residents started complaining about the greatly increased volume of Caltrain horns, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by PA neighbor, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 18 comments | 4531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Substantial traffic delays expected with Obama visit

President Obama's visit to Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) is expected to cause traffic delays and limit access to homes and...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 20, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 4530 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley/Woodside: Should shake roofs be banned?

Wood shake roofs are vulnerable to wildfire. Should Woodside and Portola Valley ban them? Both town councils will discuss...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 4529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Open Space Trust names board chair

<b>This is a Jan. 17, 2006, press release from the Peninsula Open Space Trust:</b> (Menlo Park, Calif.) – Karie Thomson...

Original post made by Open space guy on Jan. 17, 2007
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WOODSIDE

Woodside Vaulters Win Big at Nationals

A look at the smiles on their faces says it all, although it was perhaps a different message for each. For some, it was...

Original post made by mnibbi on Sep. 1, 2007
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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 | 4525 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Demonstration of new e-voting machines

The San Mateo County Elections Office is giving demonstrations of the new eSlate electronic voting systems at community...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 4, 2006
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ATHERTON

Smoke signal or smoke screen?

The following letter by Melinda Tevis was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: Will Atherton turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
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MENLO PARK

It’s Time for Some Straight Answers. Is Allied Arts Being Sold?

My girlfriend works in real estate in San Francisco, and she gave me some very disturbing news. A number of banks and real...

Original post made by A Concerned Arbor Road Neighbor on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Orwell, on Jul 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 4524 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 | 4523 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New plan for Stanford project's Middle Avenue plaza

Organizers said about 150 people attended workshops on May 28 and May 30 to participate in redesigning a public plaza planned...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, but not that one, on Sep 28, 2015 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 4522 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Measure M not needed to address large-scale El Camino development

As current chair of the Menlo Park Planning Commission, I'm concerned about the scale of development along El Camino. I'm...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 11, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 12 comments | 4521 Views

MENLO PARK

Two small earthquakes near Menlo Park this morning

Two small earthquakes struck the Emerald Hills area this morning about two miles southwest of Redwood City, the USGS reported....

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Feb 6, 2015 at 10:12 pm | 8 comments | 4521 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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Wasband
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