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AROUND TOWN

Consolidation of San Mateo County Fire Agencies - Yes or No?

In another discussion the issue of consolidation of San Mateo County Fire Agencies was raised. I promised to post your Fire...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by Rob Silano, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 12 comments | 4812 Views

ATHERTON

Why I'm about to sue Atherton (again)

During the past 24 months I have submitted as 100 public records requests. During the past 24 months I have sought to...

Original post made by John P Johns on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 16 comments | 4812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Balloting begins for 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. [http://www.AlmanacNews.com/readers_choice ==B Click here==] to cast...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oi Vey, on Apr 26, 2014 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 4811 Views

MENLO PARK

MP toy store tests for lead in toys

In an effort to reduce parents' concerns about the presence of lead in their children's toys, Cheeky Monkey Toys in downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Nadeine Reynolds, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 4809 Views

SPORTS

The 'Voice of Stanford Stadium' is silenced

Edward H. Macaulay, who at one time resided in Menlo Park for 35 years, made a name for himself with his voice. Anyone who...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Chris Preimesberger, on Jan 25, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 4809 Views

MENLO PARK

Four men rob Menlo Park market at gunpoint

A cashier was beaten and another robbed at gunpoint after four men entered the El Rancho Market around 6:30 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Dec 17, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 5 comments | 4805 Views

MENLO PARK

When will city repave Middle Avenue?

Does anyone know when the city is going to get around to repaving Middle Avenue? The potholes are getting deeper and deeper...

Original post made by Local reader on Sep. 30, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4804 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council looks at cabling town for free Internet

Atherton's City Council members have a busy day today with a goals-and-strategy session starting in the morning and a late...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on May 7, 2015 at 10:43 am | 11 comments | 4804 Views

MENLO PARK

Surprise move: funds for library's book group axed

The final chapter of the Menlo Park Library's 15-year-old book discussion group doesn't make for a happy ending. In fact,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Trilda, on Aug 28, 2010 at 12:01 am | 7 comments | 4802 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook forges ahead with renovation of new site

Facebook's real estate dealings are a constant feature of news headlines of late. Fresh off the opening of the Gehry building...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 8 comments | 4802 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: 2007 Grand Jury Report Findings

Here we go again. The 2007 report appears to be still valid as already the Council is already usurping Town Managers powers...

Original post made by Grand Jury on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by stupidity continues, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 4800 Views

MENLO PARK

Red Light Cameras: A Success Thus Far?

With all the hyperbole and angst displayed in this forum and elsewhere over the new red light camera installed at Ravenswood...

Original post made by Paul Morphy on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by watchdog, on Oct 26, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 49 comments | 4797 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Welcome to Town Square!

Here's the place to post your recommendations for your favorite restaurants in our area, and to comment on other posts. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 9, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4797 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 18 comments | 4795 Views

ATHERTON

Smoke signal or smoke screen?

The following letter by Melinda Tevis was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: Will Atherton turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4794 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almanac editorial: Thomsen, Ferrando for high school board

<I>This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> With the seats of retiring members Sally...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 4793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'Bistro' is a dolled-up diner

I don't know whether to be appalled or charmed by American Girl, which has bestowed its newest and only Bay Area store on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by confused, to say the least, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 4790 Views

MENLO PARK

Motorcycle officers to blanket Menlo Park and East Palo Alto

It's been 28 days. Time for another daylong blanketing of Menlo Park, and East Palo Alto this time, by motorcycle patrol...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 16, 2014 at 11:30 am | 16 comments | 4789 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton is barring residents from moving antique urns to their new home

A pair of antique plant-filled urns are likely to stay in Atherton's historic Lindenwood neighborhood now that the City Council...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 5, 2007
Last comment by Deb, on Feb 7, 2007 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 4789 Views

MENLO PARK

An Architectural Review Board in MP?

What are your thoughts? It seems to me that some of the debate in MP about housing/building/density really comes down to...

Original post made by Marianne Q. Dean on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by SmallTownNeighbor, on Feb 19, 2007 at 4:30 pm | 7 comments | 4787 Views
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