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Menlo Park Watch: Downtown block party on Aug. 1

The Connoisseurs' Marketplace has come and gone, but more entertainment is coming to downtown Menlo Park when the city closes...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 16, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 4919 Views

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How to get e-mail alerts when others comment on your Town Square posts

If you register before you post on Town Square, you will get e-mail alerts when others comment on your post. To register,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 12, 2007
Last comment by addicted, on Aug 15, 2007 at 3:48 pm | 3 comments | 5097 Views

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Law Library program on estate planning for pets

For pet owners concerned about who will care for their beloved animal companion if there is a death in the family, the San...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Cat's meow, on Aug 13, 2007 at 10:22 am | 4 comments | 6160 Views

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Guest opinion: Not in my Menlo Park

The more I read, the more I see the pejorative term "NIMBY," short for "Not In My Back Yard." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4684...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by also exhausted, on Aug 12, 2007 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 5679 Views

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"Working class millionaires" -- boo hoo

From the New York Times, an article worth reading: http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/05/technology/05rich.html It's a...

Original post made by Cryin\'Crocodile on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by Networth in the triple digits, on Aug 10, 2007 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 5673 Views

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Former Sunset publisher and
conservation leader Mel Lane dies

Mel Lane, former co-owner of the company that published Sunset magazine and Sunset books, and the first chairman of the California...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jack McKinnon, on Aug 3, 2007 at 12:29 am | 2 comments | 6870 Views

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Why are Menlo Park/Atherton residents so apathetic?

I check this board every day to see if anyone has posted anything new. How disappointing to see that the only post before...

Original post made by curious on Jul. 28, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 2, 2007 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 5062 Views

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Woman injured in Sand Hill Road bike accident

A 54-year-old woman bicyclist fell and struck her head Sunday while riding with friends eastbound on Sand Hill Road, west...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 30, 2007 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 6797 Views

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Trail Ride to Beach

Hello, Has anyone ever heard of a trail ride from Spring Down Equestrian Center to a Beach. I think it is an overnight...

Original post made by Malinda Markey on Jul. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4946 Views

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Letter: Challenging prevailing ideas on global warming causes

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4508...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by extremely-skeptical, on Jul 28, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 9 comments | 7025 Views

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Reduce clutter, improve your web page

A shiny nickel to anyone who can explain why the link in the left-hand menu for "The Almanac" is followed by another link...

Original post made by Reader on Jul. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4939 Views

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Caltrain reports record ridership

Caltrain turned in record ridership -- and revenues to match -- last year, but passengers may not see the payoff until at...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 24, 2007 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 5873 Views

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Guest opinion: Heavy rail not the solution for regional transit needs

Usually, I disagree with Henry Riggs. And usually I agree with the editorial positions of the Almanac. This time, it's the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2007
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 21, 2007 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 5587 Views

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What's in the future for libraries?

On the bookcase in Victoria Johnson's San Mateo office is a lackluster librarian action figure dressed in a calf-length,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Downwardly mobile, on Jul 20, 2007 at 11:36 am | 11 comments | 5567 Views

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Can Allied Arts Guild survive?

The Allied Arts Guild, to thousands of volunteers and patrons, has been a favorite institution to support, as its profits...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 17, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 3675 Views

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Letter: Change riding rules so cyclists face traffic?

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4551...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 14, 2007 at 9:08 am | 7 comments | 5652 Views

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Neighbors for Neighbors takes on Willows' disasterpreparedness

We're committed to each and every one of our families in the Willows being prepared in the event of a disaster. The predictable,...

Original post made by Teresa Ryals on Jul. 12, 2007
Last comment by , on Jul 12, 2007 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 4814 Views

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Gasoline prices, inflation and global warming-some thoughts

Are gasoline prices being monitored by any agency in the government? If not shouldn't they be? In the '70s gasoline shortages...

Original post made by Concerned in Palo Alto on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 5729 Views

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Troubled by two serious bike accidents

Last week's Almanac contained two more tragic stories of cyclist deaths due to apparently careless car driving. Beyond the...

Original post made by Tim Rochte on Jun. 11, 2007
Last comment by walker, on Jul 2, 2007 at 8:44 pm | 31 comments | 8724 Views

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Come see the Soap Box Derby Races today (first time in Silicon Valley)

Join us! Mountain View hots the first annual Soap Box Derby races TODAY and TOMORROW (6/9-10) at the 100 block of Dana Street...

Original post made by Renata Stachura on Jun. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4775 Views
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