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MENLO PARK

Foster City approves lowering speed limit for NEVs (neighborhood electric vehicles)

In an article in The Examiner dated 3/21/07, Jason Goldman-Ham reports that Foster City approved lowering the speed limits...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2747 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor explains need for utility tax

<I>The following guest opinion by Menlo Park Mayor Kelly Fergusson was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>By...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Mar 21, 2007 at 10:55 am | 3 comments | 2746 Views

SPORTS

Menlo senior Alex Avery named MVP in high school water polo

Alex Avery, a senior at Menlo School, was voted Nov. 6 the Most Valuable Player of the Peninsula Athletic League in boys...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Peter, on Nov 7, 2007 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 2746 Views

MENLO PARK

MP Seeking To Bridge Budget Gap Via Police Ticketing Frenzy?

OK, I guess the "Big Brother" red-light-photo money-makers aren't bringing in enough funds to bridge the city's budget gap,...

Original post made by That Red-Light Flashing Now Means Ka-Ching! on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Does of reality, on May 29, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 33 comments | 2746 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's long-term stay tied to benefit deal

Facebook may at times feel as if everyone in Menlo Park expects a helping hand from the social networking giant. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by money, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 32 comments | 2746 Views

ATHERTON

Election sign-nabber strikes Atherton

Atherton resident Alicia Seebold has a "Dobbie for council" sign up in her front yard, but it's no thanks to a sign-nabbing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Shocked, on Apr 20, 2008 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 2745 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Measure T passes by big margin

After Measure Tpassed with a 65.5-percent "yes" vote Tuesday night, developer David Bohannon said he'll be happy to swap...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by B. A. Baracus, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 2745 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Train noise disruptive for library users

Atherton residents who live within a few hundred yards of the Caltrain tracks, who visit the town offices or use the tennis...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 9 comments | 2745 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reconsider Belle Haven 'engagement' plan

A number of questions arise from the City Council's decision late last month to hire a consultant and spend an estimated...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by richard cline, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 13 comments | 2745 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Looking to define 'local produce'

I am seeking some clarification of the purpose of the Farmers' Market that I visited June 20 in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 16 comments | 2744 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2744 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Music with ZunZun at the Atherton Library

From DeAnn Okamura of the Atherton library: Monday, July 2, 2007 at 4 PM, ZunZun will present the Musical Watershed program...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 18, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The soccer team that wasn't supposed to be

Dr. Mark Sontag promised his family he would not coach again. But when another dad approached him with a deal -- if Mark...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by chad sefcik, on Dec 19, 2007 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 2742 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boys & Girls Club aims to bring bike shop to Belle Haven

A youth-led bike shop in Belle Haven that would provide employable skills for local teenagers and promote bicycle use in...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Feb 18, 2014 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2741 Views

MENLO PARK

Paws for the Holidays

Please join us, Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at The Pet Place, 777 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, for a booksigning by well-known...

Original post made by Lynn & Marc on Dec. 11, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

Bring back the big yellow school bus Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5350 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Gauratbob, on Oct 25, 2008 at 1:07 am | 24 comments | 2740 Views

WOODSIDE

Obituary

<B>Robert McKee Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5424 posted Wednesday, December 19,...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Mike Gary, on Jan 6, 2008 at 9:26 pm | 2 comments | 2739 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council may rue decision to withhold fire map

Home fire insurance rates are a major concern in wooded parts of Portola Valley. The potential impact on fire insurance was...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jun 4, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 2739 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Arrillaga project grows by adding housing

Is this a case of "be careful what you wish for"? The latest revision of the proposed Stanford-Arrillaga development in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 2, 2013 at 1:36 pm | 26 comments | 2739 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton boys lead water polo team

Senior Marker Anderson and sophomore Grant Villeneuve, both of Atherton, led Deerfield Academy &#8212; a college preparatory...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Alfonza Cutezina, on Feb 8, 2008 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2738 Views
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