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AROUND TOWN

Kids Defecating in Parks Okay?

Today I was at the park in Palo Alto on Kipling and watched as a mother potty trained her 3 year old by having him defecate...

Original post made by Disgusted on Aug. 26, 2007
Last comment by Fastidious, on Aug 27, 2007 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 2955 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Flegel's named small business of the year

Flegel's Home Furnishings, which is observing its 60th anniversary in Menlo Park this year, has been named Small Business...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rebecca Nelson, on Jan 25, 2014 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2954 Views

AROUND TOWN

Balloting begins for 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. [http://www.AlmanacNews.com/readers_choice ==B Click here==] to cast...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oi Vey, on Apr 26, 2014 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 2954 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Buckheit lawsuit saga appears to be over

A May 20 federal appeals court decision is likely to close the door on the four-and-a-half-year fight involving an Atherton...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2014 at 11:34 am | 10 comments | 2954 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mixed opinions on Webcasting town meetings

Public comment on Webcasting fell something short of a stampede at the March 13 Woodside Town Council meeting. A handful...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by Albert McGilvray, on Nov 3, 2007 at 5:08 am | 1 comment | 2952 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 2952 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Triumphing Over Adversity; Local Students Honored at Winners Breakfast

Two local students were honored on March 1st at the Family Service Agency of San Mateo County and Oracle’s 12th Annual Winners...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2950 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Bicycle Accident on Los Trancos 8 26 07

Does anyone now what happened to the cyclist involved in the accident on Los Trancos yesterday early afternoon? Did they...

Original post made by Sara on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Aug 27, 2007 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

See bats -- upside down and in high-tech

Enter the neo-gothic portal into the new bat exhibit at Coyote Point Museum in San Mateo and you see the world as a bat...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Feb 9, 2007 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 2949 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Meg Whitman event in Atherton

Atherton resident Meg Whitman, the former eBay CEO and California gubernatorial hopeful, is set to appear at a meet-and-greet...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2009
Last comment by p got sp, on Oct 8, 2010 at 11:31 am | 34 comments | 2949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill Moggridge of Woodside talks at Kepler's on design in digital age

<b>Here is an e-mail from Susan Lider, a spokeswoman for Kepler's bookstore.</b> Bill Moggridge of Woodside, author of...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2945 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cities must plan now for senior housing needs

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 17 edition: Editor: It may or may not come as news, but the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2943 Views

MENLO PARK

Time for Menlo Park to phase out herbicides

<B>The following letter by Steve Schmidt was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition.</B> <I>Editor:</I> In 1998...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Yoohooooo, on Apr 12, 2007 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 2943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ponying up to save Folger Stable

If work on the historic Folger Stable begins next spring, as anticipated, it will be the culmination of years of labor. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Frol, on Sep 15, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 2942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sequoia board approves $265M bond measure for June ballot

The June 3 ballot will include a bond measure asking voters for $265 million in capital improvement funds for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 2942 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incumbent faces watchdog in District 3 supervisorial race

Big differences in beliefs on government's proper role in our lives, and on local government's effectiveness in fulfilling...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 26, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 2942 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High Class of 2014 -- say hello to the future

Some 363 Woodside High School seniors received their diplomas during a sunny morning ceremony on June 6. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 9, 2014 at 8:04 pm | 10 comments | 2942 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hints on how to reduce unwanted mailings - and more

In light of complaints about receiving 17-pound bundles of Restoration Hardware catalogs, people have been asking how they...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by jq public, on Jun 26, 2014 at 11:52 am | 8 comments | 2942 Views

WOODSIDE

Wow, near head on accident on Sand Hill!

Today around 4pm I was driving west on Sand Hill following a white thunderbird with a "Veterans for Bush" sign in the rear...

Original post made by Terrified! on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by Terrified, on Sep 25, 2007 at 3:51 pm | 5 comments | 2941 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green energy home wins Menlo Park award

Tavinder and Vivek Wadhwa have won Menlo Park's 2011 Environmental Quality Award, for their passive energy home, the city...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 2941 Views
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