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THE LOCAL DISH

In 'n Out Burgers

In 'n Out is the place to enjoy a vacation from responsible eating. FYI: There are unpublished items on the menu, if...

Original post made by on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Dec 14, 2006 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments | 1 Views

ATHERTON

Resident embarrassed by Atherton lawsuit

<B>This letter was published in the Dec. 13 issue of the Almanac.</B> Editor: The following letter was addressed to...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4727 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Bill and Jean dedicate lands

Bill and Jean Lane have established a conservation easement for their 10 acres of land in the Westridge neighborhood, effectively...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5151 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Don't bother with a brunch menu at Il Fornaio

For my money, the only thing worth getting at brunch at Il Fornaio is the French toast. The lump of melting marscapone cheese...

Original post made by Prima Collazione on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Joanne, on Dec 14, 2006 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 5320 Views

MOVIES

I've got your apocolypse right here

Thesis: Mel Gibson is a marginally talented filmmaker with a disturbing taste for extreme violence and gore that he tarts...

Original post made by Violence is not sexy on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Diana, on Dec 13, 2006 at 5:22 pm | 4 comments | 7837 Views

MENLO PARK

The real reason behind red light cameras

Editor: The decision by the Menlo Park City Council to install red-light cameras is motivated by greed, not public safety. I...

Original post made by Claude Leglise on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by new guy, on Dec 13, 2006 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 6150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Holidays: A hellish downtown vignette

Walking across the El Camino at Santa Cruz Avenue after buying a book at Kepler's this morning, I spied a huge, foul cloud...

Original post made by Still Coughing on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by Calm Down Downtown, on Dec 13, 2006 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 5323 Views

AROUND TOWN

Be on the alert for fat -- the kind that blocks sewer lines

With the holidays upon us, regional water quality experts want Bay Area residents to be on the alert for fat. Not the kind...

Original post made by Julie Weiss on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 13, 2006 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 4951 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should the YMCA be allowed to log Camp Jones Gulch in perpetuity, without further public review?

To manage fire hazards and gain some income, the YMCA has applied to the California Division of Forestry (CDF) for a timber...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by Robyn Pierce, on Dec 12, 2006 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments | 10651 Views

WOODSIDE

Peninsula Teen Opera presents "The Magic Flute"

Peninsula Teen Opera presents Mozart's "The Magic Flute" and scenes from famous operas and operettas. Saturday, Janaury...

Original post made by Peninsula Teen Opera on Dec. 12, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5247 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry Referendum -- The Law is a Ass -- Councilman Andy Cohen's remarks

Copied below are the transcribed remarks from councilman Andy Cohen at the Nov 28th, council meeting; They were made...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Dec. 2, 2006
Last comment by interested citizen, on Dec 12, 2006 at 1:55 pm | 2 comments | 6202 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's lawsuit against the high school district

Atherton has sued the Sequoia Union High School District to stop construction of the new $26 million performing arts center...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5284 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to interview building official candidates this week

Atherton officials say that this week they are holding preliminary interviews with applicants to head the town's beleagured...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5177 Views

AROUND TOWN

Join Project Warm Hug's Scarf-a-thon this weekend!

This year, Project Warm Hug is giving over 1500+ gifts to 1500+ local children in need. These children are either living...

Original post made by megan rosenhart on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6676 Views

MENLO PARK

Serving our city

Menlo Park has just elected and sworn in a new city council that has promised to be more responsive to the public. Now is...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Anna, on Dec 11, 2006 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 4717 Views

MENLO PARK

Paws for the Holidays

Please join us, Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at The Pet Place, 777 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, for a booksigning by well-known...

Original post made by Lynn & Marc on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4588 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Light Needed at University Dr and Menlo Ave.

It happened again! About 5:15 PM on November 13, I saw a pedestrian hit by a car as she attempted to cross the street at...

Original post made by Amy Klein on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Roxanne Rorapaugh, on Dec 10, 2006 at 5:59 pm | 5 comments | 5435 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo bills await president's signature

This press release was received Dec. 9 from the office of Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Atherton: WASHINGTON, D.C. - Significant health-related...

Original post made by Reporter on Dec. 10, 2006
Last comment by , on Dec 10, 2006 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 6376 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park utility tax -- how much is enough?

With about 11,000 people voting in Menlo Park, the Utility User's Tax passed by just 45 votes or less than one half of one...

Original post made by Neighbor on Dec. 1, 2006
Last comment by new guy, on Dec 9, 2006 at 9:00 am | 12 comments | 5903 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Some thoughts on James Kim

I didn't know James Kim, the 35-year-old San Francisco man who died in the Oregon wilderness trying to find help for his...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by George, on Dec 8, 2006 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 5158 Views
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