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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park woman's act of kindness leads to $93,000-plus for food bank

What started as a simple act of kindness a year ago, when a Menlo Park woman offered to pay a complete stranger's grocery...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jimmy, on Aug 11, 2010 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 1323 Views

MENLO PARK

Worries For New Council Elections?

I do know there is going to be the most scrutinizing ever done on a person's past record that has ever happened along with...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1308 Views

MENLO PARK

Tunneling Was The Last Straw

This desire on the part of everyone fearing eminent domain almost demanding that tunneling be a CONDITION for the HSR,...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

The HSR Looks Inevitable

Again, it is unstoppable, because it is necessary for OTHER citizens of California, and the construction of the S.F. terminal...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1439 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are We As Elitist as a Group?

Is it possible that almost everything posted or commentary made regarding the Peninsula is just too too elitist? Are we...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 11, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Thursday, August 12 at 4 pm: Family Musical Storytime for all ages. Friday, August 13 starting at 1 pm: Summer Reading...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1301 Views

MENLO PARK

Three Menlo council candidates file papers

Three candidates for the Menlo Park City Council made their intentions official on Aug. 6. Incumbents Rich Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2010
Last comment by JustAsking, on Aug 11, 2010 at 8:57 am | 19 comments | 2363 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Block party, concert in park

Menlo Park will hold its second and final block party of the summer on Wednesday, Aug. 11, featuring a performance by a Beatles...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Perspective, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:50 pm | 4 comments | 1666 Views

MENLO PARK

Medical complex completion delayed again

Although six weeks ago the manager responsible for overseeing construction of a medical office complex at 1906 El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 12 comments | 1913 Views

MENLO PARK

Keith pulls papers for Menlo Park council race

Menlo Park Planning Commissioner Kirsten Keith pulled papers Monday (Aug. 9) to run for City Council. She has two days to...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Intrigued, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 1504 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail directors told to lie low on Midpeninsula

Two members of the California High-Speed Rail Authority board of directors have been advised by agency staff not to participate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on Aug 10, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - August 8, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Doctor & The Diva Adrienne McDonnell 2 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg Larsson 3 Star Island Carl...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1540 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Bell tolls for Jackling house

Uphold Our Heritage, the preservation-oriented group trying to save Woodside's historic Jackling house, has been dealt another...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 10, 2010 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 2092 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 3381 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council set to impose two-tier pension system

As the bureaucratic gears start turning to verify a citizen-led "pension reform" ballot initiative, Menlo Park's City Council...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:18 am | 196 comments | 16094 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Potential candidates now six

Another Menlo Park resident on record as opposing high-speed rail has pulled papers to run for City Council. Russell Peterson...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by morris brown, on Aug 9, 2010 at 10:47 pm | 24 comments | 2303 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vendor blamed for missing voter guides

State leaders in Sacramento have unearthed clues partly explaining why some voters in San Mateo County were left empty-handed...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Always Suspicious, on Aug 9, 2010 at 7:41 pm | 1 comment | 1635 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Stem cells and their potential

Stem cells hold a promise of "enormous potential" for healing, says Dr. Jill Helms, a surgery professor and stem cell researcher...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by , on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:18 pm | 1 comment | 1982 Views

AROUND TOWN

Solar flare up reaching Earth tonight

The Sun's surface flared up Sunday morning, expelling a mass of ionized atoms into the solar system. It will hit planet...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Adam Selene, on Aug 9, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 2 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Raising 'extraordinary kids'

Author Rafe Esquith will discuss his new book, "Lighting Their Fires: How Parents and Teachers Can Raise Extraordinary Kids...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 8, 2010 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1617 Views
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