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MENLO PARK

Frank Gehry redesigns Facebook's west campus

Frank Gehry is to architecture as Mark Zuckerberg is to social media: A star. The famous architect, known for award-winning...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 27, 2012 at 2:46 pm | 9 comments | 4526 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'

High school senior Jessica Bird's volunteer work to combat sex-trafficking worldwide, an effort she began while on a church...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Renee, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 4525 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 46 comments | 4522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools place well in nationwide ranking

The schools in the Sequoia Union High School District with graduating seniors were extraordinary in the 2008-09 school year...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by WP Themes, on Jul 10, 2010 at 12:07 am | 24 comments | 4518 Views

AROUND TOWN

No excuses - its easier than ever to find election information

<b>Report from Elliot Margolies of the Community Media Center.</b> Election day is coming November 7, and too many voters...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4517 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Lotus a disappointment

Three of us were disappointed recently with our lunch at the new Red Lotus restaurant featuring Southeast Asian food in the...

Original post made by Suzy on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Andria, on Jan 18, 2007 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 4514 Views

MENLO PARK

Tesla Model S draws crowd to Menlo showroom

Dozens of prospective buyers and curious gearheads formed a line on Saturday at Menlo Park's Tesla Motors dealership to sit...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Driver, on Oct 12, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 6 comments | 4513 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposal

Saying that a recently released traffic analysis concluded that the Stanford Arrillaga complex proposed at 500 El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 38 comments | 4512 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district asked to avoid possible Brown Act violation

The Almanac has asked the board of the Menlo Park City School District not to hold a closed session meeting it had scheduled...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 25 comments | 4511 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council sets special meeting Friday on allegations of improper conduct by councilman

The Atherton City Council is scheduling a special emergency meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, to look into allegations...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by down to earth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 4508 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Lots of business on Planning Commission, council agendas

Some Menlo Park city officials are cramming before the holidays, with a series of meetings scheduled during the next couple...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2013
Last comment by Menloshopper, on Dec 11, 2013 at 8:31 am | 23 comments | 4507 Views

FICTION

Obama, Socialist-in-Chief, destroys the Free Market

S&P 500 TRADES ABOVE 2,000 POINTS FOR FIRST TIME "NEW YORK (AP) -- The stock market has reached another milestone as the...

Original post made by Karl Marx on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Jose Jobs, on Sep 6, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 5 comments | 4503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Purse stolen from grocery cart

Crime reports from Woodside, Atherton, Portola Valley, Ladera, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 5 comments | 4498 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park silent on extent of gymnastics program review

Although Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre released a letter to the community saying he had reviewed to his satisfaction...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by gym, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 16 comments | 4497 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Yet another cyclist dies from Sand Hill Road accident

The Mercury News is reporting that Deborah Johnson, a 54-year old Palo Alto business consultant, died Tuesday after a bike...

Original post made by Sean on Jul. 29, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:02 am | 13 comments | 4495 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 4495 Views

SPORTS

Atherton council may be near deal on Little League park facilities

Menlo-Atherton Little League and the town of Atherton may be close to an agreement that will allow the sports league to build...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by LL Parent, on Jan 15, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 4492 Views

AROUND TOWN

High school district puts $265 million bond measure on June ballot

The Sequoia Union High School District board decided on Wednesday (Feb. 26) to put a $265 million bond measure on the June...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 5, 2014 at 9:33 am | 2 comments | 4492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep wants to reserve seats for volunteers' children, but high school district says no

Summit Preparatory Charter High School, the high-performing four-year-old school that enrolls about 80 children from the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Summit Parent, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:48 pm | 7 comments | 4488 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FDR's Ghost Is Smiling on Wisconsin's Governor

Somewhere, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is grinning past his cigarette holder at Wisconsin's governor. They are on the same...

Original post made by Patrick McIlheran on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Legal Defense Fund, on Jun 22, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 73 comments | 4487 Views
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