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MENLO PARK

Blueprint for change in Menlo Park?

The following was published as a guest opinion by Martin Engel in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: By Martin Engel A...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 2, 2007 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 6160 Views

ATHERTON

What do you think of Atherton's appointment of a new building official?

Atherton has hired its senior building inspector, Mike Wasmann, to head the town's building department. It's been a tumultuous...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 1, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 1, 2007 at 5:16 pm | 2 comments | 6344 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Geoge McGovern to speak Wednesday in Palo Alto; his topic: practical plan for withdrawal from Iraq

Former U.S. senator and former presidential candidate George McGovern will speak in Palo Alto at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made by News Guy on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 30, 2007 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 5669 Views

MENLO PARK

Adding a stop sign on Coleman Ave. and Ringwood

I wonder if anyone has had a similar experience: driving down Ringwood (the street that intersects Middlefield and Menlo...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5644 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Watch video of team vaulting at Spring Down Equestrian Center

Watch a 7-minute video of the team vaulting -- gymnastics on horseback -- at Woodside SpringFest06 at the Spring Down Equestrian...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6564 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tell us about your favorite science fair exhibits

In this week's Almanac, staff writer Marjorie Mader tells about the mind-stretching array of exhibits on display at science...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 9757 Views

MOVIES

Guild does the Time Warp

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is playing at the Guild in Menlo Park on two Saturdays, February 3 and 17, at midnight, according...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jan. 29, 2007
Last comment by Rockette, on Jan 29, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 9397 Views

ATHERTON

Fantastic news: Caltrain wants to move to modern light rail

What fantastic news that Caltrain wants to move from heavy rail to modern light rail type EMU's (Electrical Multiple Units)....

Original post made by Railroader on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Jan 29, 2007 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 5756 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park drop the new tax because of the $3.5 million budget surplus?

Menlo Park City Councilman John Boyle is pushing for a public discussion and re-evaluation of the city's plan to enact, in...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 21, 2007
Last comment by Ship of fools, on Jan 29, 2007 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 5672 Views

MENLO PARK

Congrats to the new Housing Commissioner ...

Dear Don Brawner, I am writing to congratulate you on being the newest member of the Housing Commission. I applaud you for...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Dean, on Jan 28, 2007 at 8:04 am | 11 comments | 5994 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Post your memories of Portola Valley town pioneer Robert "Bob" Anderson

For the last 50 years, Robert Anderson gave much of his life to founding and building the town of Portola Valley. To view...

Original post made by Bob Booster on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Churchgoer, on Jan 27, 2007 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 6396 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

What are you doing to prepare for wildland fire, earthquake?

A wildland fire or an earthquake could wreak havoc in Portola Valley, with its wooded semi-rural character and its location...

Original post made by Be Prepared on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 26, 2007 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 5880 Views

ATHERTON

Statement on recent mountain lion attack

Contact: Mountain Lion Foundation, Karen Cotton 800-319-7621 ext 110 In response to the recent mountain lion attack on...

Original post made by Karen Cotton on Jan. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6155 Views

WOODSIDE

Little Store closed? Say it ain't so!

The Little Store on Woodside Road has been a landmark/community hangout for decades, and I'm so upset that it has closed!...

Original post made by Good Eats on Jan. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 9314 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Dental Appointments Available for Kids

Several San Mateo County dentists have openings for free dental services to children ages 1 to 18 years on Give Kids a Smile...

Original post made by Beverly Thames on Jan. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6037 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online tips that are helpful to cyclists

<b>This letter by John Fox of Menlo Park was published in the Jan. 24, 2006, issue of the Almanac.</b> Editor: As one...

Original post made by Infoguy on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 26, 2007 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 6322 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MP company tracks reactions to Bush's talk

<b>Below is a press release from the Menlo Park company, Knowledge Networks.</b> 'Instant' Reactions Among Viewers of...

Original post made by Newsboy on Jan. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6064 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tax relief extended for seniors

<b>Here is a press release from Warren Slocum.</b> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2007 ...

Original post made by Newsboy on Jan. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5901 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on trails

Much of the time, it is cool in Portola Valley when it's hot elsewhere, but there is nothing cool about the ongoing dispute...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 24, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 6466 Views

MENLO PARK

An FYI On SEIU City Union Contract

Mountain View just finalized their contract with the SEIU. Here's the story: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2502 and...

Original post made by ElectionWatcher on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 24, 2007 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 5318 Views
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