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MENLO PARK

Adding a stop sign on Coleman Ave. and Ringwood

I wonder if anyone has had a similar experience: driving down Ringwood (the street that intersects Middlefield and Menlo...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 30, 2007
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THE LOCAL DISH

Simple soup for wonderful tomatoes

I went a little crazy buying heirloom and dry-farmed tomatoes at the Farmer's Market a few weeks ago. Fortunately, I stumbled...

Original post made by Golden Apples on Sep. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3363 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Aggressive timber harvest trend needs scrutiny

The following letter by Hilary Yoffe-Sharp was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: As concerned...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3363 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tutor sentenced in molestation case

A former Menlo Park City School District employee was sentenced Oct. 5 to three years in state prison for two counts of felony...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 3363 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto chooses new interim police chief

A former San Bruno police chief who has assisted numerous Peninsula cities while they searched for new chiefs will step into...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by S, on Apr 19, 2014 at 12:08 am | 2 comments | 3363 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton threatens to sue Menlo Park, Facebook

Atherton has threatened to sue Menlo Park and Facebook to get Facebook to pay at least part of the cost of widening Marsh...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 23, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 3363 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
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WOODSIDE

Election 2007: Two contests certain,
another likely, for November

Local elections will be held in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the Los Trancos County Water District. A contest...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 15, 2007 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 3362 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge charged with DUI

A San Mateo County judge is a facing a DUI charge following a May arrest, according to San Mateo County District Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 16, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 18 comments | 3360 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cell phone tower proposal for Portola Valley will be hard to defeat

Portola Valley residents with homes near a proposed cell phone antenna at Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane in the Westridge...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall @ Intero, on Apr 20, 2010 at 8:54 am | 7 comments | 3360 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 | 3360 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested in connection with Woodside burglaries

Police have arrested Justin Ralph Mitchell, 26, of Redwood City in connection with a string of residential burglaries, including...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Davis, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 3359 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Solar flare-up

On a sunny June day, a pair of Woodside firefighters are up on a roof inspecting the new photovoltaic system on a remodeled...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by mitch higgins, on May 26, 2008 at 6:50 am | 4 comments | 3359 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook expands office space in Menlo Park (again)

Facebook has leased three buildings from its Menlo Park neighbor, Intuit, the finance software company behind Quickbooks...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 11, 2015 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 3359 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 3358 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Burglars rob cash register at Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Burglars on Saturday broke into Fosters Freeze, a Menlo Park landmark at 580 Oak Grove Ave., and stole $115 in coins from...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 3357 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Crossing the line of convention

From a wonderful book by Robert Fulghum. The book is titled "Maybe (Maybe Not)" On a hot summer's day, late in August,...

Original post made by Llib Brunyar on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Diana, on Dec 20, 2006 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 3356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter to recuse himself from computer votes

Peter Carpenter, a member of the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has decided, "in an abundance...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by tolerant, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:41 am | 37 comments | 3356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Four reach Eagle Scout status

Four scouts with Menlo Park Boy Scouts of America Troop 109 recently achieved Eagle Scout status. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lily, on Jun 6, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 3356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park may join lawsuit over Caltrain electrification EIR

As with two neighboring cities, Menlo Park is considering whether to challenge the environmental impact report for Caltrain's...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 29, 2015 at 6:14 pm | 22 comments | 3356 Views
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