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WOODSIDE

Favorite memories of May Day

The annual May Day parade is almost here, and it got me thinking about what I like best about the event. There are a lot...

Original post made by Waving and Clapping on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by JBH, on May 2, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2960 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Not in my Menlo Park

The more I read, the more I see the pejorative term "NIMBY," short for "Not In My Back Yard." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4684...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by also exhausted, on Aug 12, 2007 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 2960 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview boy competes in state geography bee

Kurt Kessler of Atherton, an eighth-grader at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, has qualified to represent the school...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2959 Views

SPORTS

Draeger's is Alpine Minor League champion

<I>Report by Kirt Thomson, Draeger's coach.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4662...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by ryan klapper, on Jun 2, 2010 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters approve transfer of small area to Menlo Park school district

Residents of 25 townhouses at 600 Willow Road in Menlo Park will be able to send their children to Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 20, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 16 comments | 2959 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 2959 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Andy Cohen reflects on year as mayor

It's been a month since Heyward Robinson took over for Andy Cohen as Menlo Park's mayor, but Mr. Cohen hasn't found himself...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 40 comments | 2958 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Council takes first step toward renaming bridge after Mike Harding

The family of a man known for tireless bicycle advocacy and engineering skill may see his name live on in the form of a bridge. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2014
Last comment by David Roise, on Feb 14, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 6 comments | 2958 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 10/21/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. World Without End, Ken Follett 2. The Almost Moon, Alice Sebold 3. Run, Ann Patchett 4....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2957 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild - Is it Being Sold?

Living near Allied Arts has been an adventure. Just when things look like they’ve settled down, everything changes. What’s...

Original post made by Allied Arts Neighbor on Mar. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2955 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Need players for 14U girls softball Fallball SPIN

Hi Our 14UsSoftball team needs a couple more players for Fall ball - its a super fun team and this Fall we're going to be...

Original post made by Casey on Sep. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2951 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What's in the future for libraries?

On the bookcase in Victoria Johnson's San Mateo office is a lackluster librarian action figure dressed in a calf-length,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Downwardly mobile, on Jul 20, 2007 at 11:36 am | 11 comments | 2950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinions: Two views of direction for Menlo's downtown

<B>Green ribbon panel wants walkable, bikeable theme to cut emissions</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6377...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by ever hopeful, on Jun 11, 2008 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2950 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ten Fu restaurant closes in Menlo Park

Ten Fu Chinese Restaurant in Menlo Park has been sold to Fey Enterprise LLC of San Mateo. Its owners, Ruth and John Wang,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by The McQueens, on Feb 16, 2013 at 7:19 pm | 10 comments | 2950 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Initiative supporter explains why she supports a vote

Predictability about development in Menlo Park is important. Developers want as much certainty as possible about what they...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 2949 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild restaurant to close; future of historic complex uncertain

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=264 How about yet another high-density housing project, a la our previous...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by PAA Member, on Mar 25, 2007 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 2947 Views

MENLO PARK

Tax Filings Show Allied Arts Property Lost Money Every Year Since 1998, and the Losses Are Growing

Thank goodness for easily accessible public records and the posting on this web site that told us where they are. I used...

Original post made by A Worried Neighbor on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by appalled, on Jul 31, 2007 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 2946 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to make your TownSquare posts more readable and effective

Here are some tips for writing comments on TownSquare: -- Write your message in a word processing program, such as Microsoft...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 2, 2007 at 11:01 am | 3 comments | 2946 Views

MENLO PARK

Does MP need a buzzer -- or gong -- to limit the length of remarks by council members?

Menlo Park council members think their meetings are running too long, and many in the public would agree. But the council...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 5, 2007
Last comment by resident in waiting, on Feb 7, 2007 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 2945 Views

MENLO PARK

How To Save Allied Arts – Bring Back the Palo Alto Volunteers

There’s a simple solution to all the Allied Arts Auxiliary’s problems with their property. Bring back the Palo Alto Auxiliary...

Original post made by A Concerned Observer on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by future patron, on Jun 14, 2007 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 2945 Views
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