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THE LOCAL DISH

Is JZ Cool worth checking out?

Has anyone eaten at JZ Cool since it reopened after renovations? I tried to get lunch there this afternoon, but it was closed,...

Original post made by Always hungry on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 4567 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tesla gets federal loan to build Palo Alto plant

A $465 million low-interest federal loan will help Tesla Motors build its planned powertrain production facility in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by DUH, on Oct 7, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 4567 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels dies after being struck by vehicle

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels, a former resident of Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park, died Aug. 30 of injuries after being...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by A friend, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 4566 Views

MENLO PARK

Veteran shopkeeper opens 'No. 6' in Menlo Park

Lee Murphy of Menlo Park just opened her sixth women's retail store on the Peninsula, so naturally she is calling her newest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 4565 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Prop 90 could cost local government billions, says Portola Valley council in resolution

The Portola Valley Town Council adopted the resolution below on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in a meeting at The Seqouias retirement...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 27, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4565 Views

MENLO PARK

'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 21, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 13 comments | 4564 Views

MENLO PARK

What do you think about sharing use of Nealon baseball field with dogs?

I would like to hear feedback from Menlo Park residents on the advisability of the current shared usage of the Nealon baseball...

Original post made by parkuser on Mar. 17, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 2, 2007 at 11:51 am | 9 comments | 4561 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Global warming

Salt Lake City has taken this issue quite seriously. The mayor has an aide whose sole job is to enlist support among citizens...

Original post made by David Boyce on Sep. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4561 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Driver not at fault in bicycle fatality, CHP says

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed bicyclist and Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jul 3, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 4560 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing costs drive longtime resident, WWII veteran out of Menlo Park

A 92-year-old World War II veteran took the dais at the Menlo Park City Council meeting on March 15 to tell how rising housing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 26 comments | 4559 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contact Ruskin with chloramine symptom information

The following letter by Rita Solk was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 issue: Editor: Thank you for your Dec. 27 coverage...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4559 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans and Whistleblower's statement false financials.

These allegations should be very easy to verify. Note Mike Scanlon is a very busy man with many hats in San Mateo County,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 12, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 4559 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park go nuts for new mascot?

The choice may seem a little odd for a city that once covertly hired an exterminator to take out the squirrels at Bedwell...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by disappointed, on Jan 7, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 4557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 4557 Views

SPORTS

Directors of the Boards

The 7th Grade La Entrada Boys Basketball Team, coached by Tarny Perkins and Bill Barrett ended the Burgess School League...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Mar. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4556 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 | 4556 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town Council to consider a loan from the county

At its next meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Town Council of Portola Valley plans to talk about asking for a $4 million...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4556 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 | 4555 Views

MENLO PARK

Share Memories of Ken Kesey and Jerry Garcia

Artist Leah Lubin and the Menlo Park Library invite you to a celebration to share memories of Jerry Garcia and Ken Kesey...

Original post made by Roberta Roth on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4552 Views

MENLO PARK

Spreading the Menlo Spark

The nine founding members of Menlo Spark -- a small group with a big goal -- are setting out on a mission to guide Menlo...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by Go ask Alice, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:31 pm | 13 comments | 4552 Views
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