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MENLO PARK

Housing costs drive longtime resident, WWII veteran out of Menlo Park

A 92-year-old World War II veteran took the dais at the Menlo Park City Council meeting on March 15 to tell how rising housing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 26 comments | 4580 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Prop 90 could cost local government billions, says Portola Valley council in resolution

The Portola Valley Town Council adopted the resolution below on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in a meeting at The Seqouias retirement...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 27, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4580 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans and Whistleblower's statement false financials.

These allegations should be very easy to verify. Note Mike Scanlon is a very busy man with many hats in San Mateo County,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 23, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 12, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 8 comments | 4578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo College student faces drug-dealing charges

A preliminary hearing is set for next week for a Menlo College student arrested Feb. 28 by Atherton police and charged with...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 6, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments | 4578 Views

MENLO PARK

'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 21, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 13 comments | 4577 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 | 4576 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Is JZ Cool worth checking out?

Has anyone eaten at JZ Cool since it reopened after renovations? I tried to get lunch there this afternoon, but it was closed,...

Original post made by Always hungry on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 4576 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton poetry event for kids

DeAnn Okamura of the Atherton library released this announcement: Gary T and his PoetTree at the Atherton Library The...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Mar. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4575 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contact Ruskin with chloramine symptom information

The following letter by Rita Solk was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 issue: Editor: Thank you for your Dec. 27 coverage...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels dies after being struck by vehicle

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels, a former resident of Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park, died Aug. 30 of injuries after being...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by A friend, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 4574 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park elections: campaign finance reports

Here are links to campaign finance reports (PDF documents) for the Nov. 4, 2014, Menlo Park elections. They cover the period...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 4573 Views

SPORTS

Directors of the Boards

The 7th Grade La Entrada Boys Basketball Team, coached by Tarny Perkins and Bill Barrett ended the Burgess School League...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Mar. 19, 2007
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THE LOCAL DISH

Tesla gets federal loan to build Palo Alto plant

A $465 million low-interest federal loan will help Tesla Motors build its planned powertrain production facility in Palo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by DUH, on Oct 7, 2010 at 12:02 pm | 5 comments | 4570 Views

MENLO PARK

What do you think about sharing use of Nealon baseball field with dogs?

I would like to hear feedback from Menlo Park residents on the advisability of the current shared usage of the Nealon baseball...

Original post made by parkuser on Mar. 17, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 2, 2007 at 11:51 am | 9 comments | 4568 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to choose council member, decide on parcel tax renewal in November

Atherton voters will choose their new council member after all: The City Council reaffirmed on Wednesday night (July 17)...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 4568 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park go nuts for new mascot?

The choice may seem a little odd for a city that once covertly hired an exterminator to take out the squirrels at Bedwell...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by disappointed, on Jan 7, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 4567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 4566 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Bakery leave-by date extended to mid-March, for now

The popular Woodside Bakery & Cafe at 3052 Woodside Road has until March 15, at least, before the gas pilot lights of its...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by Donna McArthur, on Jan 22, 2016 at 3:14 pm | 6 comments | 4566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: 'Hockey grandmother' decries campaign's 'attack dog' mentality

As a proud hockey grandmother, I am furious with the GOP vice presidential nominee's use of the label "hockey mom." Read...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by mainstream, on Sep 23, 2008 at 1:07 pm | 40 comments | 4565 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Rock of Gibraltar rocks

In an otherwise very good article on Spanish cooking in the SF Chronicle's food section this week, the writer slighted the...

Original post made by Donna Con Brio on Jan. 11, 2007
Last comment by Angela, on Jan 16, 2007 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 4565 Views
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