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AROUND TOWN

When Considering Spending 25K On A New City Logo Design, Process Matters

When The Almanac reported this past week that Menlo Park spent $1800 on a new "Nutty The Squirrel" mascot costume, public...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Suspicious, on Jan 15, 2014 at 6:11 am | 1 comment | 371 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Judge lets defamation lawsuit proceed against John Woodell

A judge declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a fire board director against John Woodell, husband of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Jan 17, 2014 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1516 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans unveiled for new Pope-Chaucer bridge

Even during a prolonged drought, the threat of flooding rarely strays far from the minds of residents around the fickle San...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 18, 2014 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 4188 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park receives commemorative Caltrain plaque

Caltrain made a special delivery to Menlo Park on Saturday (Jan. 18) as part of its celebration of 150 years of passenger...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 3450 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district school board to appoint new member

Residents of the Menlo Park City School District interested in serving an eight-month term on the school board have until...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by MP Parent, on Jan 21, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1053 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Driver pleads not guilty in DUI injury crash

The 26-year-old driver in an alleged DUI crash that left her and a passenger seriously hurt, and her 16-month old son with...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Jan 22, 2014 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2395 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Gym teacher's firing still hurts

Despite a state ruling that there was no illegal behavior involved prior to the dismissal of Menlo Park gymnastics instructor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bring Back Teacher Michelle, on Jan 22, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 2044 Views

MENLO PARK

No charges in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 2739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson suspected in Sims metal recycling fire

An arsonist may have set a two-alarm fire at a Redwood City metal recycling center on Dec. 17, investigators say. Burning...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 30, 2014 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 2010 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, wife give $5 million to East Palo Alto health center

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $5 million toward construction of a new health center...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Joan, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:47 pm | 1 comment | 1956 Views

ATHERTON

Arrested suspect may be tied to Atherton burglaries

A burglary suspect arrested Tuesday in Redwood City may be tied to a series of Atherton burglaries in the Selby Lane area,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 3724 Views

MOVIES

Review: The Invisible Woman

History, they say, is written by the victors. Indeed, popular English novelist Charles Dickens was a winner who jealously...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 1, 2014 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 1061 Views

MENLO PARK

A page from our history

Felix Buelna, proprietor of Casaz De Tableta (House of Cards), poses with three of his daughters, Guadalupe, Mauricia and...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Feb 1, 2014 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1717 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

Grace Andreen sits in a Flanders motorcar in front of the Andreen Blacksmith Shop in Woodside during the early 1900s. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Archie Bunker, on Feb 3, 2014 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Storm claims tree

While this week's rain was good news for a community worried about drought, it was bad news for one Menlo Park tree. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by Not A Lumberjack (Still Okay), on Feb 4, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 402 Views

ATHERTON

Thursday: Atherton drainage concerns focus of meeting

Atherton residents concerned about drainage problems in their neighborhoods or around town can voice those concerns at a...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by athertonian, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Menlo Park school board to fill vacant seat; five apply

Five residents of the Menlo Park City School District have applied for appointment to the vacant seat on the school board,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by No Contest, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 3213 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Noon ride' of cyclists stop for safety clinic

About 75 cyclists on the well-known "noon ride" voluntarily stopped their lunchtime workout on Jan. 23 in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by cars too?, on Feb 11, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1876 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The privilege of giving

Bita Daryabari begins her biography with an epigraph: "You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Yousef Rostami, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 744 Views

ATHERTON

Little League facilities: Too big for the park?

When Atherton voters overwhelmingly approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Good Call, on Feb 15, 2014 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 856 Views
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