Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

MENLO PARK

There will be more at stake in Big Game than just the Axe

There have been stranger weeks leading up to the Big Game than this one, but it would be difficult to find. Stanford is favored...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cardinal Mom, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1276 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for Mike Wasmann

During my audit of the Building Department, I identified several properties with zoning violations of an egregious nature:...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by richard marks, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1276 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon increases Measure T donations

Thanks to developer David Bohannon, financial support skyrocketed for Measure T, the ballot measure that would allow the...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Oct 25, 2010 at 8:54 am | 20 comments | 1276 Views

ATHERTON

SAN MATEO COUNTY HAS 2 RAILROAD STATIONS THAT ARE HISTORICAL LANDMARKS

FACTOID: Did you know that the Burlingame Railroad Station AS WELL AS the Menlo Park Railroad Station ARE Historic Landmarks...

Original post made by Rayofsunshine on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Not quite 2,000, on Nov 19, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 3 comments | 1276 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Right decision to defend Measure L

We are happy to see the City Council stand with the Menlo Park voters who approved Measure L last November by agreeing to...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm | 6 comments | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 11 comments | 1276 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Compensation cuts, city manager's housing, on Atherton council agenda

The devilish details of how to shift more of the town's financial burden for employee benefits onto employees' shoulders...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Funny, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

One confirmed dead from 6-alarm fire

One victim died in a six-alarm apartment building fire in Redwood City Sunday that also injured 21 people, fire officials...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 9, 2013 at 3:04 pm | 4 comments | 1276 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Woodside construction site burglarized for $18,900 in losses

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/07/17/police-calls-woodside-construction-site...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Concerned, on Jul 28, 2014 at 8:29 am | 2 comments | 1276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friends of the Library Ice Cream Social

Saturday, March 20th from 1 to 3 PM... bring a book and take a book home, and have some ice cream in the library secret garden....

Original post made by Friends of the Atherton Library on Mar. 18, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1275 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City defends use of redevelopment agencies

There is another side to redevelopment that is absent in Jennifer Bestor's Guest Opinion last week on redevelopment agencies...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Mar 24, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1275 Views

ATHERTON

Is Almanac asking the right questions about finance director retirement

Last night's Almanac article quoted retiring Atherton finance director Louise Ho as saying she was not fired, but rather...

Original post made by Questions on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Nov 6, 2011 at 12:56 pm | 5 comments | 1275 Views

MENLO PARK

Gardeners arrested on suspicion of burglary

Two men were arrested after a woman arrived home in an unincorporated area of Menlo Park to find them inside her home...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Don R, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

MENLO PARK

Home burglars make off with $15,000 in goods

Burglars hit three homes in three different Menlo Park neighborhoods and stole jewelry, computers and construction equipment...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 18, 2013 at 9:27 pm | 8 comments | 1275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of both worlds for Alain Pinel

After a 10-year absence, Realtor Alain Pinel is back in town. Mr. Pinel, founder of a national real estate company that bears...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1274 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Confessions of a library hugger

My secret is out. I have always had a passion for libraries — I loved them as a child, a student, a graduate researcher,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Nov 1, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 1274 Views

MENLO PARK

Question for the Editors

I heard about the bad dog bite last month at the Menlo Park dog park which cost a woman her finger. I'm wondering why this...

Original post made by Hmmm on Dec. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1274 Views

MENLO PARK

Trees defeat duplex in Menlo Park

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Political Observer, on Feb 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1274 Views

MENLO PARK

Short Takes

<B>AWOL heirloom</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8700 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views

ATHERTON

Scheduling Council Meetings

A closed session council meeting for John Johns' litigation was announced Saturday for this Monday. I imagine all council...

Original post made by Columbo on Mar. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 30, 2010 at 10:35 am | 6 comments | 1273 Views
<< < 371.5 372.5 373.5 374.5 375.5 > >>
Page 373.5 of 490

Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,146 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,058 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,470 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 461 views

Are you considering a remodel?
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 27 views