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MENLO PARK

Phillips Brooks' Bitsie Root marries Bill Epperly

Elizabeth "Bitsie" Root presided over countless ceremonies at Phillips Brooks School during the nearly 20 years she served...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 12, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2150 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park recycles stormwater to wash sidewalks

Given California's severe drought, the sight of city workers starting to power-wash downtown sidewalks on June 1 raised eyebrows...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Jun 15, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 2150 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gas prices continue to rise despite cheap oil

Bay Area gas prices steadily increased over the last two months, according to AAA, which announced Wednesday that California's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by We're All Suckers to Chevron, on Feb 14, 2009 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 2150 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library supporters outspend foes

In the battle over whether or not Atherton should put a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, the committee working in support...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Who will Cover the Yes on F Debt, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 2150 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The birth of a musical

<B>June 1984 Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7697 posted Wednesday, March 11, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Hillerby, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 2149 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Director defends role of health care district

This is to respond to a letter published last week advocating dissolution of the Sequoia Healthcare District, which funds...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2149 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filing deadline extended for four local elections; three contested elections ahead

As the list of candidates for the Nov. 3 election settles, the boards of four local public agencies will have extended candidate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by no followers, on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Law cracks down on tobacco sales to minors

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that creates tougher penalties for stores that sell cigarettes to minors,...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 18, 2012 at 7:34 pm | 2 comments | 2149 Views

ATHERTON

Another legal setback for Atherton

A San Mateo Court judge dealt a severe blow to the Town of Atherton and its efforts to stop the former finance director from...

Original post made by court watcher on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Hubris, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 5 comments | 2149 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2149 Views

WOODSIDE

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen early Monday morning (Aug. 1) in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Aug 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 2149 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Carlton be chosen as the next Menlo Park Mayor?

Should Carlton be chosen as the next Menlo Park Mayor? City Council please take notice. Considering the way Cat Carlton...

Original post made by Food For Thought on Nov. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 17, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 29 comments | 2148 Views

MENLO PARK

Political committees pump cash into Assembly campaigns

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Destinee, on May 24, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2148 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grab Bag Theater stages 'Babes in Arms'

The student-run youth theater group Grab Bag Theater will stage Rogers & Harts' "Babes in Arms" at 7 p.m. on three nights...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on May 23, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 2148 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Re-Elect Anna Eshoo?

In the 14th District congressional race, most people will probably cast their vote for incumbent Congresswoman Anna Eshoo...

Original post made by Rick Romanko on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 20, 2010 at 6:03 am | 24 comments | 2148 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New pitch made for sparing Granny oak tree

Four days ahead of a Sept. 6 deadline for destruction, the neighbors of a centuries-old heritage oak tree called "Granny"...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by ugh, on Sep 3, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Weekly Bestsellers 12/14/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Deciding The Next Decider - Calvin...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Chilco Street to get long-awaited sidewalks

Chilco Street, located between U.S. 101 and Bayfront Expresway, is scheduled to get sidewalks in 2016, under a plan unanimously...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2016
Last comment by Alan, on Mar 16, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 17 comments | 2148 Views

AROUND TOWN

Work underway on Marsh Road; traffic appears to be calming

Motorists appear to be figuring out alternative routes with the closure of Marsh Road in Atherton that began this week and...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by hiker, on Jun 3, 2016 at 2:01 pm | 14 comments | 2148 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley weighs future of farmers' market

The Portola Valley Town Council in April approved a six-week trial for the Thursday afternoon farmers' market. On Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Realist, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 2148 Views
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