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MENLO PARK

When will city repave Middle Avenue?

Does anyone know when the city is going to get around to repaving Middle Avenue? The potholes are getting deeper and deeper...

Original post made by Local reader on Sep. 30, 2006
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Learning by doing

Hillview Middle School recently completed a week-long hands-on learning program aimed at preparing students for the dramatically...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by $100,000?, 23 hours ago | 5 comments | 3157 Views

SPORTS

M-A Beats Menlo 5-0 in Shutout

After returning from Spring Break, M- A Varsity Softball came on strong with a 5-0 shut out of Menlo School. M-A improved...

Original post made by Rick Vujovich on Apr. 19, 2007
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MENLO PARK

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janet Medlin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 74 comments | 3155 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park resident tells of his experience in Japan when the earthquake struck last week

Chuck House, who lives in the Stanford Hills area of Menlo Park, sent us this account of his teaching a seminar in Hachioji,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 3155 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Jesse Cool cooks sustainably at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Menlo Park's own Jesse Cool is a guest celebrity chef at "Cooking for Solutions," a event on cooking sustainable cuisine...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 5, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Town Square

Circulating around town is an idea to provide a downtown TOWN SQUARE. This could become a gathering place, to talk, to mingle,...

Original post made by Town Square on Nov. 23, 2007
Last comment by menlo park resident, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 3154 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy Sharon Heights parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place -- a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Peter Wadri...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Pegi Levin, on Jun 12, 2007 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 3153 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Atherton wrestles with questions over Marsala's loan request

About 30 Atherton residents showed up for a special City Council meeting Friday afternoon, March 26, to discuss alleged improprieties...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on Mar 31, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 85 comments | 3153 Views

MENLO PARK

Can someone please explain?

I have waited long enough, and now I finally want and explanation. Why are certain people allowed to set-up milk crates and...

Original post made by new guy on Apr. 28, 2007
Last comment by Good Christian, on May 14, 2007 at 10:09 am | 12 comments | 3152 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former mosquito district official remanded to custody

Formal sentencing for a former mosquito district financial director who embezzled more than $450,000 was delayed a fifth...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 17, 2013 at 8:31 am | 5 comments | 3152 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley loses an icon

A new Wednesday morning routine has settled in at Portola Valley Hardware at the corner of Alpine and Portola roads: the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Sheryl Nouaux, on Feb 23, 2010 at 12:06 pm | 7 comments | 3149 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: 55 ticketed for distracted driving

Fifty-five drivers passing through Menlo Park on April 4 and 5 have been officially encouraged to think twice about using...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 14, 2011 at 4:52 pm | 49 comments | 3149 Views

SPORTS

Gabriel Morgan Wins National Capitol Grand Prix; MP Resident Qualifies for US Junior Open Squash Championships

Gabriel Morgan, 10, one of the top ranked under 11 junior squash players in the United States, traveled to the Washington,...

Original post made by Frank Schmidt on Nov. 29, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

COMMENT ON POSTS BELOW

It's simple to comment on TownSquare posts: -- Click on any post and read it. -- At the bottom of the post, click on...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 17, 2006
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OTHER TOPICS

Should sales taxes be increased 1/8th cent for parks and park programs?

Measure A on the San Mateo County ballot would raise $16 million a year for parks and park programs in the county. To pass,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by MP Voter, on Nov 1, 2006 at 7:32 am | 7 comments | 3146 Views

ATHERTON

Should Atherton curtail large basements, or ease up on the restrictions?

When is a basement big enough? In recent years, Atherton has put some restrictions on basement construction, prohibiting...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Mar. 10, 2007
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 19, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 3145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspicious of need for red light cameras

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: I want to echo the sentiments of...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
Last comment by City Hall Scammers, on Aug 27, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 10 comments | 3143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hang up and ride

Just saw it again: a young kid, maybe 10 or 11, riding his bike on a busy arterial street, helmet on head, and yacking on...

Original post made by The Peripatetic Observer on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on May 7, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 3140 Views

WOODSIDE

COW offers to hoof bill to webcast council meetings

Citizens of Woodside, Inc., the anonymous watchdog organization that runs a Web site/blog at http://www.citizensofwoodside.com/?=node...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 22, 2007
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
By Elena Kadvany | 9 comments | 2,845 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 33 comments | 2,277 views

Finding mentors in would-be bosses
By Jessica T | 0 comments | 1,373 views

Menlo Park's Youthful Future
By Paul Bendix | 6 comments | 1,349 views

All This Arguing . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,307 views