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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC renovation gets unanimous approval

Some may have understandably thought this day would never come: the Menlo Park Planning Commission voiced unanimous approval...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by Menlo dad , on Feb 14, 2014 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 3858 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans 2 sets of Books according to NBC We Investigate

Tonight at 11 the follow up report will be aired. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0YpDYgFabc Last year I asked the Board...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Chris J Smith, on Feb 14, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 5 comments | 572 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit discussion continues

The Planning Commission is in the throes of figuring out how to incorporate secondary units, also known as "granny units,"...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on Feb 12, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 18 comments | 2906 Views

WOODSIDE

Shirley Temple Black dies at her home in Woodside

Shirley Temple Black died Monday night at her home in Woodside. She was 85. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/02/11/shirley-temple-black-dies-at-her-ho...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by roc, on Feb 12, 2014 at 8:54 am | 6 comments | 3269 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside man's yacht makes it to Bay after a few glitches

In 1977, Jimmy Carter took over as president, the Toronto Blue Jays played their first game of baseball, the first Star Wars...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by zzzzzzzzzzz, on Feb 12, 2014 at 8:41 am | 14 comments | 6661 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for Menlo Park's BBC restaurant are unveiled

A three-floor restaurant, including a rooftop deck, will replace the BBC in Menlo Park, if all goes according to plan. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Downtown supporter, on Feb 11, 2014 at 11:28 pm | 25 comments | 10042 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe faces uncertain future

The Willows neighborhood may need to fight for Cafe Zoe, a popular community hangout, as the landlord of Menalto Corners...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by boxer, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 3155 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 | 483 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 | 859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Settled Science?

To those who claim that it's "settled" science that the world is heating up, they should consider the dispute taking place...

Original post made by Terry Phillips on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by worst newspaper ever sm, on Feb 11, 2014 at 10:44 am | 28 comments | 474 Views

WOODSIDE

Highways 35 and 84 in Woodside to be blocked all day

The Monday morning closure of state highways 35 and 84 in Woodside due to the fall of a large tree will continue throughout...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by say what, on Feb 10, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 1626 Views

WOODSIDE

Feb. 10-11: Big changes ahead at Woodside, M-A high schools

The Sequoia Union High School District will host community meetings at Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 16 comments | 4004 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 | 1734 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. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2014 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 2777 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After outcry, Caltrain pledges to soften train whistle

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks over a recent increase in the volume of train whistles, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 14 comments | 2230 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents clash over Dish parking plan

A plan to move dozens of parking spaces from the street next to the Stanford Dish to a parking lot more than half a mile...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:12 am | 19 comments | 3645 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Global Volunteers: a chance to give back

<B>About the author:</I></B> Amy Pinkus, 13, of Woodside, is an eighth-grader at Woodside School. The daughter of Gary and...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Sophie, on Feb 7, 2014 at 12:16 pm | 6 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bar warns Wagstaffe to cut out the misconduct

The Almanac has been forwarded documentary evidence establishing that San Mateo D.A. Steve Wagstaffe received a LETTER OF...

Original post made by Deep throat on Oct. 16, 2013
Last comment by Lurker , on Feb 6, 2014 at 4:48 pm | 21 comments | 7504 Views

MENLO PARK

Canine pensioner

Some public safety employees look forward to pension paychecks. But Gert received a retirement rawhide bone as thank you...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1598 Views

SPORTS

Guest opinion: Bleachers wrong for Atherton park

In the fall of 2012, Atherton voted to "Save Our Park" by aborting well-thought-out plans for a library, which might have...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Now what?, on Feb 5, 2014 at 7:09 pm | 21 comments | 3499 Views
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