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ATHERTON

Who owns the intersection of MIddlefield and Oak Grove?

Who owns the intersetion of Middlefield an Oak Grove? Is it Menlo Park or Atherton? Whoever owns it, PLEASE get a left...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Luz Verde, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Square is taking a holiday break

We'll be back on January 2. Please return then with your news, views and insights. Happy Holidays....

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2453 Views

MENLO PARK

Fate of heritage tree rests with Menlo council

After voting to spend city funds to design a home around a controversial 70-foot heritage redwood tree, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Neighbor, on Jan 31, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 37 comments | 2453 Views

AROUND TOWN

Couple arraigned in the case of stolen Portola Valley Porsche

A San Jose couple suspected of involvement in several Peninsula burglaries and the theft in September of a Porsche from a...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 2453 Views

MENLO PARK

City to waste $24,000 on useless Greenhouse gas emissions inventory study

Next Tuesday, our dear council is going to most likely approve spending $24,000 on one of Mayor Fergusson's pet projects...

Original post made by totally-disgusted on Apr. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Common Sense Guide to Aging in Place using Low-Cost Technology

As part of a speaker series during Older Americans Month, Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day Center will host a...

Original post made by RosenerHouse on Apr. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2450 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed trains could be headed this way

Imagine boarding a train in the Bay Area, and two and a half hours later, you're in downtown Los Angeles. This may be a dream...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2450 Views

MENLO PARK

New owner, new plans for British Bankers Club

Sometime this month Lance White of San Jose will take over as the new owner of the British Bankers Club in Menlo Park. He...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Downtown lady!, on Apr 22, 2008 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 2450 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater: latest salvo

Although you won't find it mentioned in the Almanac (or anywhere else, as far as I can tell) the Parks and Rec commission...

Original post made by Inquiring minds on Oct. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2449 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park trustees say "si" to Spanish immersion kindergarten

Young parents passionate about launching a Spanish immersion program for kindergartners at a Menlo Park school next August...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPCSD mother, on Dec 21, 2007 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2447 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 | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sea level rise could flood east of Bayshore

The San Francisco Bay of the future will be significantly larger, rising between 4 inches to more than three feet by 2100,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2007
Last comment by Clinging to hope, on Dec 18, 2007 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 2446 Views

WOODSIDE

Photo: Jackling house is no more

The pile of splintered wooden framing under this demolition excavator symbolizes the fate of the Jackling house, a 1926 Woodside...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Mar 19, 2011 at 10:04 pm | 7 comments | 2446 Views

MENLO PARK

Exhibit of real human bodies opens at Tech Museum

The creator of a controversial new anatomical exhibit that opened Thursday at the Tech Museum of Innovation hopes his exhibit...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by John Thomas, on Sep 30, 2007 at 8:07 am | 1 comment | 2445 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fifth candidate joins council race

The race for two seats on the Atherton City Council got a little more interesting. Less than an hour before the 5 p.m. filing...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Craig Hirst, on Oct 6, 2008 at 9:31 pm | 4 comments | 2445 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Charter school backers strike back, ask questions

There are piles of letters calling Pat Gemma's guest editorial on why the Sequoia high school district opposes Everest's...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Explanation needed, on Dec 15, 2008 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 2445 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to meet Tuesday on upgrading town facilities

A community meeting on upgrading Atherton's town hall and other facilities is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Jennings...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by howling, on Mar 2, 2008 at 11:27 am | 8 comments | 2444 Views

FICTION

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of October 4, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Hardball Sara Paretsky 4 Gate At The Stairs Lorrie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2444 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 | 2444 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Driver, 21, dies in Woodside crash

A 21-year-old man died in Woodside early this morning after his car hit two trees and another vehicle before flipping, a...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Dec 16, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 18 comments | 2443 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
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Chai Brisket
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 1,636 views

Sometimes "I'm Sorry" Doesn't Cut It
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 879 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 534 views