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MENLO PARK

Construction Noise

We have a new neighbor that is tearing down a house in order to build a new one. Not the issue. A year ago Mother's Day,...

Original post made by needknowledge on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Dan, on Apr 2, 2008 at 2:33 pm | 2 comments | 3174 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside councilwoman charged with DUI

Woodside Councilwoman Carroll Ann Hodges spent Friday night in the First Chance substance-abuse facility in San Carlos and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by pleased, on Apr 2, 2008 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2943 Views

MENLO PARK

PG&E Claims are Offset

PG&E Claims are Offset. Note especially the last part which says we are already paying $16M to market the program that...

Original post made by h fox on Apr. 2, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4208 Views

MENLO PARK

Who should pay for sidewalks

Now that the City is at least moving ahead with a sidewalk master plan, I am wondering about who is to pay the bill. The...

Original post made by just wondering on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Truthieness, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 9 comments | 4197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A ON E-BAY

Looking for that special something for that special someone in your life? Looking for a great way to contribute to a local...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by , on Apr 1, 2008 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 4112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceramics teacher shows works at gallery

Eliza Wilson Thomas, a ceramics teacher for 28 years at Peninsula School in Menlo Oaks, is among nine artists showing their...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Susan and Sandy Carnahan, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 6024 Views

SPORTS

2007-08 GIRLS' WINTER ALL-LEAGUE TEAMS

<B>BASKETBALL ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION</B> <pstyle:agate><CharStyle:inlinebold>Most Valuable Player: <CharStyle:>Deanna...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Morgan, on Apr 1, 2008 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 7796 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino Real

As I was driving down the lonely stretch of El Camino in Menlo Park a thought occurred to me. Why not make this long stretch...

Original post made by Pat Masia on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Farsighted, on Mar 31, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 3263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Conclusive testimony on artificial turf left out

In last week's otherwise fine article regarding Portola Valley's Town Council rejection of an expensive consultant study...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2008
Last comment by Socrates, on Mar 31, 2008 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 5694 Views

MENLO PARK

New Burgess Gym could cost $26 million or more

Menlo Park has an estimated $9 million to spend on a new Burgess Gym, but it appears the city will need more --- a lot more. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 30, 2008 at 11:45 am | 30 comments | 5994 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district grapples with overload of kindergarten signups

Call it too much of a good thing. The Menlo Park City School District's drive to get incoming kindergartners registered early,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by flee or fight, on Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 28 comments | 5989 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening Weekend and Ranger-led Hike at Daniels Nature Center

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will welcome spring and visitors of all ages to the Daniels Nature Center on the...

Original post made by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District on Mar. 28, 2008
There are no comments yet. 4690 Views

MENLO PARK

City wasting our money again -- Green house offset

On Tuesday the City is going to consider purchasing offset credit for purchasing Green House Gas Emissions..... What a...

Original post made by disgusting on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 28, 2008 at 4:02 pm | 27 comments | 6177 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park hires full-time 'community engagement' director

Cherise Brandell, a 19-year employee of Battle Creek, Michigan, has been hired as Menlo Park's "community engagement" director...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 28, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 8882 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fails to notify public of new laws, resident claims

For a couple of 28-year Atherton residents, timing is everything. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5901...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Terence Kenney, on Mar 27, 2008 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 4835 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 6057 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest Opinion: Stray cat the best deal in town

By John Schulte Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5914 posted Wednesday, March 26,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by Don, on Mar 26, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 3863 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Author responds to critique of high-speed rail

The three rail-related letters published last week show that the authors haven't done their homework. We should keep them...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 26, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 17 comments | 4390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lowest Gasoline Price: Can You Beat This?

With gas prices approaching or exceeding $4.00 per gallon, and expected to go higher this summer, it behoves us to find the...

Original post made by Price Sensitive on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Out Smart Them, on Mar 26, 2008 at 11:04 am | 5 comments | 3859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JOIN MENLO-ATHERTON H.S. SUPPORT "AMERICA'S PASTIME"

On Saturday, April 26th, join the Bears on Bettencourt Field for one of Menllo-Atherton High School's newest and fastest...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Mar. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3806 Views
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