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ATHERTON

Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Will Emite, on May 28, 2014 at 8:35 am | 11 comments | 4008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Louise Street compromise possible

The expected showdown over the fate of an approximately 53-by-60-foot tangle of greenery on Louise Street did not come to...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 18, 2013 at 6:20 pm | 13 comments | 4006 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park kicks off specific plan review

The Greenheart Land Company said it waited for Menlo Park's new specific plan before moving forward with a project for 1300...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Sep 18, 2013 at 6:04 pm | 39 comments | 4006 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Restaurant review: Marqs in Menlo hits the mark

Menlo Park bar and grille offers harmonious combination of music, fine food, and good cheer. ==B Photo:== Regular customers,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Remark on Marq's, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 3999 Views

FICTION

The search for bigfoot goes on

A prominent researcher in the search for Bigfoot works out of Menlo Park. My immediate question: why Menlo Park? I think...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:05 pm | 7 comments | 3998 Views

AROUND TOWN

12 arrested for providing alcohol to minors

Police in San Mateo County arrested 12 people Friday during an operation to keep alcohol out of the hands of minors....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by damn right, on May 8, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 11 comments | 3991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in Alpine Road collision

A woman cyclist suffered a fractured skull and facial trauma in a bike-versus-car accident Saturday, June 30, on Alpine...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2007
Last comment by Moderate, on Jul 13, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 47 comments | 3985 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tonight: Candidates backing charter schools answer questions on school board election

Two candidates who support a public-education scene that includes robust charter schools are running for the governing board...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 3984 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cedro closes, Cafe Borrone to expand

Cedro Ristorante Italiano in downtown Menlo Park closed over the holidays, and its next-door neighbor, Cafe Borrone, is poised...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2013
Last comment by ho hum, on Jan 7, 2013 at 10:16 pm | 13 comments | 3982 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

Marvel Comics guru Stan Lee once half-jokingly described the first adventure of Captain America as "so full of lightning-swift...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3978 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

President Outgunned

If the media would’ve been straight with us, the American citizens, we would not have been in a situation like this, where...

Original post made by Harry Roussard on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by late night J 'kay, on Oct 19, 2013 at 7:44 am | 32 comments | 3977 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combat ritual between two male rattlesnakes in Portola Valley

Click here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksdMaCE9_g4 to view a video of a combat ritual between two male Northern Pacific...

Original post made by In Your Back Yard on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Uncle Heavy, on Jul 29, 2007 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 3972 Views

WOODSIDE

'Noon ride' of cyclists stop for safety clinic

About 75 cyclists on the well-known "noon ride" voluntarily stopped their lunchtime workout on Jan. 23 in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 22, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 11 comments | 3972 Views

FICTION

Free flu shots in Woodside, Menlo Park

Looking ahead to flu season, the San Mateo County Health Department is offering free vaccinations to eligible residents over...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 3969 Views

ATHERTON

Ice Cream Social at Atherton library 3/24

Atherton library is hosting an ice cream social on Saturday, March 24, from 1-3 p.m. Bring a book to swap, or just come for...

Original post made by I Scream on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3968 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district grapples with overload of kindergarten signups

Call it too much of a good thing. The Menlo Park City School District's drive to get incoming kindergartners registered early,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by flee or fight, on Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 28 comments | 3967 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FDR's Ghost Is Smiling on Wisconsin's Governor

Somewhere, Franklin Delano Roosevelt is grinning past his cigarette holder at Wisconsin's governor. They are on the same...

Original post made by Patrick McIlheran on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by Legal Defense Fund, on Jun 22, 2014 at 7:52 pm | 73 comments | 3965 Views

MENLO PARK

Can we rise to the challenge of rising sea levels

Imagine a darkened bedroom around midnight. You're lying there in the silence waiting for sleep to come. From the direction...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by early blossoms, on Jan 22, 2014 at 10:59 am | 61 comments | 3962 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Baffled by LuLu's "apparent" popularity

When LuLu's opened on the Alameda here in west Menlo a little over a year ago, I was cautiously optimistic. Maybe even a...

Original post made by Burn Raybill on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by West Menlo Resident, on Feb 27, 2007 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 3958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP school district seeks $178 parcel tax

Voters will be asked to help the Menlo Park City School District bridge a projected $2 million budget shortfall with a $178...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Alumni Parent, on Feb 24, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 94 comments | 3957 Views
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Just say no
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Getting High in Menlo Park
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As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
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