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Global warming

Salt Lake City has taken this issue quite seriously. The mayor has an aide whose sole job is to enlist support among citizens...

Original post made by David Boyce on Sep. 29, 2006
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Support the Allied Arts Complex. Don’t Criticize It. We Know What We’re Doing.

I am so tired of people attacking the Woodside Atherton Auxiliary and criticizing our management of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by A Long-Time Member of the Woodside Atherton Auxiliary on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by garden lover, on Aug 9, 2007 at 9:52 am | 7 comments | 3603 Views


Karl Cook, 16, wins gold at show jumping event

At age 16, Karl Cook of Woodside is one of the youngest riders to win top honors in a prestigious riding event on the East...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by ann chang, on Nov 5, 2007 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 3603 Views


Atherton city attorney under fire by mayor

The Atherton City Council has not asked City Attorney Wynne S. Furth to reapply for her job, which she has held since February...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Jul 27, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 3 comments | 3603 Views


Hang up and ride

Just saw it again: a young kid, maybe 10 or 11, riding his bike on a busy arterial street, helmet on head, and yacking on...

Original post made by The Peripatetic Observer on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on May 7, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 3602 Views


COW offers to hoof bill to webcast council meetings

Citizens of Woodside, Inc., the anonymous watchdog organization that runs a Web site/blog at

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 22, 2007
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Los Trancos Woods in the 40's and 50's

I am currently researching the Los Trancos Woods of the past. My family had a summer home in LTW during the 40's and...

Original post made by JoAnne on Mar. 3, 2007
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<B>Physician adds an idea for bike safety Read the full story here

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2007 at 11:26 pm | 2 comments | 3600 Views


Castilleja's Minnis takes polo jobs at Harvard

Ted Minnis wanted so much to win a Central Coast Section water polo title with his Castilleja team. He looked forward to...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by coach, on Jul 6, 2010 at 9:55 pm | 4 comments | 3600 Views


Memorial service, reception held for Cate Fisher

Hali Lindgren touches a portrait of Cate Fisher when she was in her early teens, during the reception held at Arrillaga Family...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 3598 Views


Free Newspaper Nuisance/Litter

I have been a Menlo Park resident and home owner since 1993. Over the last 15 years, I have endured the recurring problem...

Original post made by Prescott Lee on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by SFExaminer and The Epoch Times Hater, on Dec 26, 2010 at 7:52 pm | 9 comments | 3597 Views


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 | 3597 Views


Can Allied Arts Guild survive?

The Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, with its lush gardens, Spanish Colonial architecture, and a soundtrack of trickling...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Fred Waring, on Jul 8, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 6 comments | 3596 Views


Guest opinion: State housing rules cripple local cities

<I>First of two parts</I></B> Read the full story here

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 3595 Views


MP uses photos to catch red-light runners

Red-light runners beware: Menlo Park will start a trial run of its new red-light photo enforcement system on Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by HeyMrAlmanac, on May 16, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 41 comments | 3594 Views


Resident embarrassed by Atherton lawsuit

<B>This letter was published in the Dec. 13 issue of the Almanac.</B> Editor: The following letter was addressed to...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 14, 2006
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SPORTS: M-A, Woodside victorious Friday

The two local high school football powerhouses, Menlo-Atherton and Woodside, chalked up more victories Friday, and both are...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Oct. 21, 2006
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Tom Foolery at the Theatre in San Pedro Square

If you want to step into the light side of seemy, Tom Foolery, playing at the Theatre in San Pedro Square in downtown San...

Original post made by JB on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 23, 2006 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 3592 Views


Night-time rail work Dec. 15-16

Caltrain officials announced plans to install a "track panel" at the Watkins Avenue grade crossing on Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
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Eshoo shares details of health care proposal

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, talked about the need for health care reform, the status of the current proposals and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by Get your head out of the sand, on Sep 1, 2009 at 7:54 pm | 42 comments | 3592 Views
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Mademoiselle Colette, now open in downtown Menlo Park
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The Big Four - Part one
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How early is too early to make or buy a Halloween costume
By Cheryl Bac | 9 comments | 464 views

Removing El Camino lanes from parking or vehicle movement >> HSR v BART
By Stuart Soffer | 7 comments | 412 views