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MENLO PARK

Tap water safe to drink, say local water officials

Following a holiday weekend with reports of unpleasant changes to the smell and taste of local tap water, officials say...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Tricia Young, on Jan 30, 2008 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 2498 Views

MENLO PARK

MP mayor issues press release on climate change recommendations

This e-mail was received from Menlo Park Mayor Kelly Fergusson on Thursday, November 15, 2007: I am pleased to announce...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2497 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain to install more fences along tracks

New fencing is being installed along select locations of the Caltrain corridor in San Mateo County this summer as part of...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 8, 2007 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2496 Views

AROUND TOWN

Career con man avoids prison for check fraud

A 64-year-old Menlo Park man who prosecutors claim is a career con artist who once tried to sell a man the Golden State Warriors...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Smart Business Guy, on Nov 12, 2007 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 2496 Views

SPORTS

Chris Waschura makes history at CCS

Woodside High's junior Chris Waschura won both the 1,600- and 800-meter titles at the Central Coast Section Track and Field...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Susan Kritzik, on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:52 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views

MOVIES

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2495 Views

MENLO PARK

One in 20 peninsula homeowners live in dangerous & cold homes!

Rebuilding Together will be in 13 Peninsula cities to repair and rebuild 72 different structures benefiting low-income, elderly...

Original post made by Rebuilding Together on Apr. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2494 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Roz Savage's solo row across Pacific ends with rescue

Roz Savage, the British woman attempting to row across the Pacific Ocean by herself, had to abandon her voyage less than...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 24, 2007 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Finally, a deal on Derry

About a month ago, we castigated the Menlo Park City Council in this space for its failure to embrace dense housing projects...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown fire caused by electrical short

The awning at the former Dal Baffo restaurant at 848 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park now has a 30-foot gap in the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2007
Last comment by Mike Grossman, on Oct 23, 2007 at 6:33 pm | 5 comments | 2493 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's only gas station has new owner

Dieter Mees, a Porsche-trained mechanic and the former owner of Palo Alto German car repair specialist D & M Motors, is the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Casper, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 2493 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Barbara Wood: Can I help you? I know first aid

The weekend before last, I, and more than 300 other people, learned some skills that could help us someday save a life, by...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 25, 2012 at 7:03 am | 3 comments | 2492 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Surprised by tone of Phillips Brooks story

This letter was published in the Sept. 26, 2007, issue of the Almanac. I am somewhat surprised by the tenor of the article...

Original post made by Editor, The Almanac Online on Sep. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Boy Scouts collect a ton of food

Menlo Atherton Boy Scout Troop 206 collected over a ton of food for the needy in the annual pre-Thanksgiving Scouting for...

Original post made by Phil McHale on Nov. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dribbling a basketball ... for 26 miles

The 2010 Napa Valley marathon had begun. Hundreds of running shoes hitting pavement did their rubbery shuffle as the athletes...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jose Grullon, on Nov 7, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen punched and robbed in Menlo Park

A 14-year-old boy walking in the vicinity of Willow Road and Newbridge Street in Menlo Park was punched and robbed Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 2, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 13 comments | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dump truck plunges into deep ravine in Los Trancos Woods

Earning a paycheck by operating a piece of heavy construction equipment may have its rewards — living out a childhood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2007
Last comment by Pam, on Aug 22, 2007 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2489 Views

ATHERTON

Judge blocks report on finance director

The interested, the affected and the merely curious are going to have to wait until the end of November to find out if an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by chad, on Nov 8, 2007 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2489 Views

SPORTS

Former Olympic swimming coach diagnosed with brain cancer

Richard Quick, a former resident of Menlo Park and one of the most successful swimming coaches on the planet, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2489 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook unveils bike plan

Making the streets of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto safer for bicyclists has hit the top of Facebook's community "to do"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by bike rider, on Feb 1, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 7 comments | 2489 Views
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