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MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Measure M in Menlo Park

It's not over until it's over, and in Menlo Park, that may be never. The downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, which determines...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 15, 2014 at 6:49 pm | 54 comments | 4183 Views

WOODSIDE

Water from helicopter key in preventing conflagration

Three 500-gallon buckets of water from a helicopter helped douse a three-alarm house fire at 1200 Bear Gulch Road on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Jun 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 4182 Views

MENLO PARK

Golden Shears barbershop to be put up for sale

A change in ownership may be ahead for the Golden Shears barber shop in downtown Menlo Park. After more than five decades...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by MPer , on Nov 19, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 5 comments | 4181 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 4181 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Exhibition by artist Kevin Bean at Mohr Gallery

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Kevin Bean, Backyard Paintings & Geometric...

Original post made by CSMA on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by CSMA, on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 4181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district asked for $564 million, but quietly

A voter relying on campaign mailers would have been hard pressed this fall to determine how much money was on the table with...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 16 comments | 4180 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: MP council member recall effort still anonymous; intentions, credibility questioned

Whoever is behind the supposed effort to oust Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson, Richard Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Royal, on Dec 30, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 4179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Business: Pacific Union opens new Menlo Park office

Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller will join Pacific Union executives to cut the ribbon on Pacific Union Real Estate's new office...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Terri Tiffany, on Apr 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 4177 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police search flower shop

The owner of Cindy's Flowers and Gifts has not had an easy year -- a string of legal troubles culminated last week in the...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Christine, on Dec 21, 2012 at 11:56 am | 6 comments | 4176 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...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4176 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boys Varsity Lacrosse Falls to Bellarmine

The boys varsity lacrosse team lost to Bellarmine 8-6 in a rain drenched contest Monday afternoon. The Bear’s mighty defense...

Original post made by Alison Blank on Mar. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4176 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced

Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops, services and places to have fun in the Readers' Choice 2014 reader...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Harold Fine, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 4176 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town of Portola Valley courts, baseball field and children's play yard at Town Hall closing April 17

The construction for the Town of Portola Valley New Town Center continues to gather momentum. The old buildings have been...

Original post made by Steven Willis on Mar. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4175 Views

SPORTS

Pop Warner: M-A Vikings face rivals in week three

Hosting fellow Division 1 rival Redwood City on Sunday, Sept. 16, the M-A Vikings had a great weekend of competition and...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Vikings rock, on Sep 21, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 4174 Views

SPORTS

BRIAN FRANCIS EARNS SPOT ON J4 JUNIOR OLYMPIC TEAM

Article written by Tim Cohee, President of Far West USSA Division and President of Kirkwood Mountain Ski Resort Brian...

Original post made by Bonnie Matlock on Mar. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4173 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Papa knows best, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 4173 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poems from the homeless

It was a surprise and inspiration to learn that Lorin Vernon Krogh, who now lives in an apartment at the new Opportunity...

Original post made by Marion Softky on Dec. 5, 2006
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Dec 19, 2006 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 4173 Views

MENLO PARK

CAN'T MP PATROL OFFICERS TAKE THEIR COFFEE BREAKS AFTER 8AM WHEN THE KIDS ARE SAFELY IN SCHOOL?

I'VE NOTICED WITH REGULARITY THAT MULTIPLE SQUAD CARS ARE PARKED AROUND DOWNTOWN STARBUCKS ON WEEKDAYS AT 8AM. CAN'T WE GET...

Original post made by juswondering on Jan. 17, 2007
Last comment by jl, on Mar 2, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 11 comments | 4172 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First person: Witnessing pain, human resilience in Oso

As a Red Cross volunteer I've seen areas devastated by hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and fires. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 4172 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys, girls tune up for tourneys with wins

Wednesday's prep roundup: The Sacred Heart Prep boys' water polo team lost eight players, including its starting goalie,...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2010
Last comment by SHP mom, on Sep 25, 2010 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 4171 Views
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