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The 2013 Arctic summer has led to a record increase in the polar ice cap

The Arctic polar icecap has increased 60% since the summer of 2012 adding nearly One million square miles of ice. The...

Original post made by Roald Amundsen on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by cat bounce, on Sep 23, 2013 at 10:05 am | 9 comments | 1339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will bike-sharing work on Peninsula?

Getting around on the crowded streets of downtown Redwood City could be easier and less stressful with the Aug. 29 launch...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Donald, on Sep 12, 2013 at 9:52 pm | 9 comments | 1223 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park examines sites for homeless shelter zoning

As Menlo Park starts work on a second update to the city's housing plan, its goals include identifying sites to zone for...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Sep 19, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 9 comments | 1558 Views

MOVIES

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 1998 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans Fraud Rally Oct 7 4-6 PM San Carlos

A group of people who are fed up with bullies are having a rally. Contact your Supervisors and have them give DA Wagstaffe...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 10, 2013 at 12:20 pm | 9 comments | 1039 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission looks at Nativity School parking

Whether to eliminate street parking along northbound Laurel Street between Oak Grove and Glenwood avenues will be taken up...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 20, 2013 at 3:05 pm | 9 comments | 5888 Views

MENLO PARK

Software valued at $500,000 stolen in home burglary

A laptop computer containing proprietary software that the owner says is worth $500,000 was part of the take in a residential...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Gun Owner, on Nov 29, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 9 comments | 3733 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Three arrests tied to drive-by shootings

Police made three arrests on Wednesday evening (Nov. 27) in the Belle Haven neighborhood of Menlo Park in connection with...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2013
Last comment by WHAT??, on Dec 4, 2013 at 3:54 pm | 9 comments | 4011 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Group to grapple with aircraft noise

Guaranteed: The snappy response to someone living close to San Francisco International or any other major airport who complains...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 1, 2013 at 2:36 am | 9 comments | 1049 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hanretty gets pension despite his conviction

Tim Hanretty, the former Woodside and Portola Valley school official who was recently released on probation from state prison...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 20, 2013 at 2:48 pm | 9 comments | 3965 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Couple fined for illegally downing trees

In an echo of its last encounter with a Woodside property owner who had felled major trees without a permit, the Town Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 27, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 3294 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission studies rules for granny units

When Menlo Park decided last year to legalize construction of secondary units, also known as "granny units", it was only...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 17, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 9 comments | 703 Views

MENLO PARK

Studio Red lobby a scene of destruction after car crashes through front window

Models that took "thousands of hours" to construct were destroyed, but product design and development company Studio Red...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by confounded, on Feb 20, 2014 at 2:53 pm | 9 comments | 3232 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Softer defense rhetoric in lawsuit over crash that injured twins

A new tone appeared in the latest defense filings in a lawsuit over the car crash that pinned 6-year-old twin brothers...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 6, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 9 comments | 2227 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Appeals Court denies Galligan petition in controller's race

The California Court of Appeals has denied a request by Joe Galligan, a candidate in the June 3 election for county controller,...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Cheryl, on Apr 2, 2014 at 7:09 am | 9 comments | 3128 Views

AROUND TOWN

How much should nonresidents pay to play in Menlo Park?

How much should people who don't live in the city pay to participate in Menlo Park's recreation programs? The Parks and Recreation...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park Supporter, on Apr 12, 2014 at 2:04 pm | 9 comments | 994 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas main breaks on University Drive

Police and firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are at the scene of a gas-main break in the 1300 block...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 19, 2014 at 7:40 pm | 9 comments | 1520 Views

MENLO PARK

Blueprint for change in Menlo Park?

The following was published as a guest opinion by Martin Engel in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: By Martin Engel A...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 2, 2007 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 2857 Views

MENLO PARK

Problems at Allied Arts Guild

Allied Artsí Dismal Future Iím concerned about the future of the Allied Arts property. As a longtime member of the Woodside-Atherton...

Original post made by Allied Arts Member on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 15, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 8 comments | 3366 Views

MENLO PARK

Do more people produce more C02?

Is it not the case that there is a direct, positive correlation between urban density and its carbon footprint? Is it not...

Original post made by Responsible Resident on Apr. 19, 2007
Last comment by Not fuzzy at all, on Apr 23, 2007 at 1:24 pm | 8 comments | 2694 Views
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