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THE LOCAL DISH

Jesse Cool wins Trailblazer Award

Restaurateur and organic food pioneer Jesse Ziff Cool received the Trailblazer Award at the 24th annual Leaders & Legends...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Annie Nunan, on Jun 4, 2008 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 4230 Views

MENLO PARK

Consultants want $225K more for ECR Downtown Specific Plan Moneypit

It is endless, on top of the nearly $ 900,000 the city has already paid the consultants working on this project, the staff...

Original post made by Roxie Rorapaugh on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by baby, meet bathwater, on Dec 12, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 6 comments | 4228 Views

MENLO PARK

What's the future for the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park?

The site of the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park has been listed by its owner as available to be developed as offices or a mixed-use...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 14, 2016 at 7:18 pm | 12 comments | 4228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Board has no issues with new superintendent

The trustees of the Menlo Park City School District have apparently looked Maurice Ghysels in the eye and found everything...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 24 comments | 4227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any news on providing bus transportation for kids going to local schools?

Is there any news on the study to provide bus transportation for kids going to local schools? See Marjorie Mader's story...

Original post made by Traffic Cop on Dec. 3, 2006
Last comment by Editor, on Dec 6, 2006 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 4226 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit filed against Menlo Park police officers

The suit, filed by a Menlo Park resident, alleges that officers violated rights during two traffic stops earlier this year. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Private Investigator, on May 21, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 4225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two candidates vie for fifth seat on PV school board

Voters in the Portola Valley School District will have a choice between two candidates to fill the fifth seat on the school...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by David Cox, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 4223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Menlo Park Parents Club Offers Community, Support to Members

The Peninsula offers families great schools, a mild climate, culture in spades – and an array of options that can make...

Original post made by Hannah Thomson Boyd on May. 11, 2007
Last comment by MFT, on May 11, 2007 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 4223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 07/15/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. On Chesil Beach, Ian McEwan 3. The Yiddish Policemen's...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jul. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4223 Views

MOVIES

Final Friday Flicks at Atherton Library

Friday February 27th is family friendly film night at the library. This month's film is a recent Pixar delight, and Academy...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Feb. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 4223 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum to hold office hours in North Fair Oaks

Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 13, newly elected San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum will hold weekly evening office hours...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 7, 2013 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 4221 Views

SPORTS

US National Team soccer player emerges from Menlo Park

Menlo Park soccer player Abby Dahlkemper was recently named to the Under-15 Girls’ U.S. National Team player pool selection...

Original post made by Gabe Foo on Jul. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4221 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New fire station downtown wins council's OK

This may be the only fire that Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman wishes had not been extinguished...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 19, 2015 at 7:58 am | 15 comments | 4220 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton HS Roller Hockey Club Wins Championship!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s Franchise Hockey wins League Championship! In an absolutely stunning upset of Gilroy,...

Original post made by Perryn Rowland on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Kyle Reis, on Jun 21, 2007 at 6:54 am | 1 comment | 4220 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain horns getting louder

Locals who have complained recently that horn blasts from Caltrain locomotives have gotten louder aren't imagining things....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Belmont Resident, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:31 am | 39 comments | 4218 Views

MENLO PARK

Veteran shopkeeper opens 'No. 6' in Menlo Park

Lee Murphy of Menlo Park just opened her sixth women's retail store on the Peninsula, so naturally she is calling her newest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 4218 Views

MENLO PARK

Golden Shears barbershop closes after 53 years in Menlo Park

After almost 53 years of operation, Golden Shears, Menlo Park's old-fashioned barbershop, closed its doors for the last time...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Rebecca, on Jan 15, 2016 at 9:16 am | 8 comments | 4217 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Huge tree limb lands on car

An Almanac reader submitted these photos of a huge oak tree limb that broke off and landed on a car parked near the gym at...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 4215 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Green light may be ahead for vineyard

The outlines were sketched in a little more sharply at a recent meeting of the Portola Valley Planning Commission on what...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Ann Haley, on Oct 28, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 4215 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 59 comments | 4214 Views
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Opening alert: iTalico in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 2 comments | 2,900 views