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Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1711 Views


Coldest Antarctic June every recored at French Station

Original post made by Brian S on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by the Earth is round, on Jul 13, 2014 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 606 Views


Cantonese comfort food

Cooking Papa, now in Mountain View, conjures the pace and Cantonese comfort foods of busy restaurants in Hong Kong. With...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2015
Last comment by Max Hauser, on Feb 8, 2015 at 12:22 am | 1 comment | 1185 Views


Obituary: Marcel Vinokur, folk dance teacher

A memorial in honor of Marcel Vinokur, who taught dance classes in Menlo Park for decades, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kathelen, on Mar 3, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views


NYT on Obama Transparency

The New York Times has published an interesting article by the AP on transparency in the Obama White House

Original post made by New York Times Reader on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Happy Anniversary, Iraq, on Mar 19, 2015 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 393 Views


One of Woodside's favorite sons is getting married

Tyler MacNiven, former star of "The Amazing Race," whose parents Margaret and Jamis own Buck's Restaurant in Woodside, is...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Apr 3, 2015 at 7:03 am | 1 comment | 2298 Views


Police calls: Man borrows broom to clean up accident site

Crime and accident reports for Woodside and Menlo Park Read the full story here

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2015
Last comment by Puzzled, on Apr 23, 2015 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 2420 Views


Scottsdale group want input from MP on problems, issues with "Jan Dolan traffic calming measures"

In Scottsdale Arizona, the citizens are revolting against a mass traffic calming program initiated and heavily pushed...

Original post made by George Knowlton on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Civics 101, on Oct 27, 2006 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 3772 Views


Fake Endorsement Claims By Incumbents...Who Can You Trust?

Incumbent Slate Mails Four Fictitious Flyers to Menlo Park Residents Winkler, Boyle and Duboc Use Fake Endorsement Flyers...

Original post made by Looking4Truth on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by Dick Poe, on Nov 3, 2006 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 3512 Views


Town Hall Meeting Shot Down By Jellins/Duboc/Winkler

At the end of tonight's city council meeting, council member Cohen announced plans for an open Town Hall meeting that he...

Original post made by CouncilWatcher on Nov. 15, 2006
Last comment by fat lady in the wings, on Nov 15, 2006 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 3482 Views


Derry Referendum -- The Law is a Ass -- Councilman Andy Cohen's remarks

Copied below are the transcribed remarks from councilman Andy Cohen at the Nov 28th, council meeting; They were made...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Dec. 2, 2006
Last comment by interested citizen, on Dec 12, 2006 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 4161 Views


Serving our city

Menlo Park has just elected and sworn in a new city council that has promised to be more responsive to the public. Now is...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Anna, on Dec 11, 2006 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 3214 Views


Thanks to David Wormley: he directed traffic when pedestrian was hit on November 13, 2006

Thank you for your article on David Wormley! While I personally thanked him for directing traffic the evening I saw a pedestrian...

Original post made by Amy Klein on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 3614 Views


Council questioned on litigant's appointment to Housing Commission

The following letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The city of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Q.Dean, on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 3090 Views


Contributors Need Answers from Allied Art Guild

A few years ago my husband and I were approached for a donation to fund the repair and restoration of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by Two Very Concerned Contributors on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Jerry G., on Mar 26, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 3081 Views


Menlo Park Annual Egg Hunt

The City of Menlo Park hosts the annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, 2007. This fun filled event is from 10am - 12 noon...

Original post made by Rosetta Fort on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 30, 2007 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 3090 Views


Time for Menlo Park to phase out herbicides

<B>The following letter by Steve Schmidt was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition.</B> <I>Editor:</I> In 1998...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Yoohooooo, on Apr 12, 2007 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 3219 Views


Fuzzy logic on turf field decision

The following letter by Steve Wallace was published in the Almanac's April 18 print edition: Editor: So the Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 3128 Views


Menlo Park is doing its share on high-density housing

While I support sensible planning in support of better communities, I read with concern your cover story on high-density...

Original post made by Greg Druehl on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by agree with greg, on May 27, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2988 Views


Editorial: Finally, a deal on Derry

About a month ago, we castigated the Menlo Park City Council in this space for its failure to embrace dense housing projects...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2868 Views
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