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Trash fashion show on Saturday at Menlo School

A fashion show where everything is made of recycled or thrown away materials will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by PEPPI ELONA, on Mar 27, 2009 at 3:03 pm | 2 comments | 2026 Views


Atherton: Carol Smith's residency questioned

A member of Atherton's General Plan Committee said she has resigned her post after moving out of town earlier this month....

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by mtn View resident, on Jan 6, 2012 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 2026 Views


Facebook 2.0

Facebook recently started construction work on its "west campus," located on Constitution Drive, down the road from its Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2013
Last comment by, on Sep 12, 2013 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views


Police calls: Diamond necklace reported stolen

Grand theft reports in Menlo Park, vandalism report in Portola Valley. Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 2025 Views


Rain falls and creek rises

Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink -- unless you're an animal and accustomed to creek water. The recent storms...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Dec 6, 2012 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2025 Views


Elementary School Musical

It was a tall challenge: Take a group of fifth- through eighth-graders at Willow Oaks Elementary in Menlo Park who had never...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by MENLO, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 2025 Views


Will Cary Wiest attend the council meeting tonight?

After not attending a single council or committee meeting in the past year in Atherton, yet being endorsed as the best candidate...

Original post made by Cary Wiest has ENTERED the building on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 17, 2012 at 4:30 pm | 5 comments | 2025 Views


Atherton: Building a new Town Center

Atherton is recruiting up to nine residents to sit on an advisory committee that will lead the effort to build a new hub...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Money?, on Feb 19, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views


Tonight: Woodside studies home design guidelines

The Town Council will meet for a 90-minute study session with the ASRB at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Independence Hall...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Coup de etat of Council and Staff averted, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views


Candidates emerge for race in 21st Assembly District

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon (picture) is considering running for Ira Ruskin's to-be-vacant state Assembly seat...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by A hopeful Menlo Park Resident, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views


Judge dismisses suit over Lehman losses

A San Francisco judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by 12 San Mateo County school districts against the county seeking...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 15, 2011 at 5:41 am | 5 comments | 2024 Views


Tonight: Eshoo session on high-speed rail

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, will host a question and answer session on high-speed rail with project experts at a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Richard T., on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 2024 Views


Supes may put sales tax measure on ballot

Voters in San Mateo County may be asked to approve a quarter-cent increase in the countywide sales tax. The county Board...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:44 am | 9 comments | 2024 Views


Politics Intimidation and a Timeline please

Tim: Thank you for your for your very brave remarks--could you provide any timeline of events to lend context to help us...

Original post made by True Blue on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by john p johns, on Dec 2, 2010 at 9:39 am | 7 comments | 2024 Views


Atherton's public works chief retiring

Duncan Jones, Atherton's public works director since 2003, is retiring on April 29, the town announced Monday. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by Guido Veloce, on Apr 11, 2011 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views


Guest opinion: Why we need a staff-size reduction policy

Why do we care about employee costs? Not surprisingly, employee costs constitute the single largest city expenditure. When...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Oct 1, 2009 at 10:55 pm | 6 comments | 2023 Views


Almanac wins 5 statewide awards

The Almanac won five statewide awards in the annual California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, the CNPA announced...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on May 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 2023 Views


Seven locals receive Merit scholarships

One Woodside High senior, three seniors from Menlo-Atherton High, and three from Menlo School were among the recipients nationwide...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Phoebe, on Jun 27, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 2023 Views


Peninsula to elect new state senator

State Assemblyman Jerry Hill, whose 19th Assembly district includes most of San Mateo County, is the frontrunner in a four-way...

Original post made on May. 12, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 12, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views


MP council set to OK $18.8 million in projects

The Menlo Park City Council looks poised to approve a series of projects Tuesday (March 24) for the fiscal year beginning...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by pants on fire, on Mar 31, 2009 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 2021 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 5,049 views

Mueller and Taylor for Menlo Park Council
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Response to Arguments Against Measure B
By Steve Levy | 13 comments | 872 views

Garden Zucchini Pancakes with Umami Tomato Meets Woodside Elementary
By Laura Stec | 1 comment | 706 views