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AROUND TOWN

What Constitutes a "Personal Attack?"

Those who pay attention to The Almanac’s Town Square website have witnessed a disturbing trend during the past few weeks....

Original post made by POGO on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 18, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 2505 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

Hay is harvested in this undated photo taken at Ormondale Ranch, near today's Solana and Westridge drives in Portola Valley....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Nov 4, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 2505 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Concert benefits children's library

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a concert of music ranging from the Baroque to the present at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Know, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 2504 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sudden oak death test results are in

Last April, residents of Portola Valley and Woodside went out and collected samples to test for sudden oak death (SOD),...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Nov 6, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2504 Views

WOODSIDE

Camera captures bank-robbery suspect

Authorities are looking for a suspect in the robbery of Chase Bank in Ladera on Monday morning, April 4. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 2504 Views

MENLO PARK

Palo Alto Council votes to file an Amicus brief in support of the Lawsuit

Last evening (12:10 AM 3/31/09), the Palo Alto City council on a 5-3 vote decided to file an Amicus brief in support of...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Apr 2, 2009 at 8:19 am | 4 comments | 2503 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council supports five housing sites

Menlo Park's race to identify potential sites for new housing moved forward on Tuesday night as all five council members...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dawn, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2503 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Reasonable solution' could save school

On April 9, the Menlo Park City School District Board of Directors will decide whether or not to terminate its 20-plus-year...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by giselle, on Apr 6, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 5 comments | 2503 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wrongful death alleged in Alpine Road bike fatality

==I This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== A wrongful death lawsuit is now in process in San Mateo County...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2010
Last comment by Moe, on Dec 28, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 8 comments | 2503 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green entrepreneur Vinod Khosla is bullish on internal combustion, nuclear power

Portola Valley resident Vinod Khosla, a venture capitalist noted for his interest in cutting-edge green enterprises, spoke...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2503 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Stanford expansion before Transportation Commission

Menlo Park's transportation commission will discuss this week a proposed development in a neighboring city -– the planned...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Willows, on Mar 19, 2011 at 6:55 am | 11 comments | 2502 Views

MENLO PARK

Confusing bike trail leads to accident on Facebook campus

Steven Lowenthal likes to bike to work. But the avid cyclist, who clocks up to 145 miles on weekend bike rides, found his...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 4 comments | 2502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Las Lomitas teachers still lack contract

As a parent of three children attending Las Lomitas and La Entrada, I am incredibly proud of the district's students for...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by district parent, on Sep 17, 2011 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 2502 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo votes for stimulus bill in Congress

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, voted to approve the $787 billion conference stimulus bill on Friday, saying that it will...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2502 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 2502 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed-rail planners present proposal for downtown station in Redwood City

Engineers and program managers from the California High-Speed Rail Authority held a community meeting in Redwood City...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by PTail, on Oct 17, 2010 at 9:11 am | 9 comments | 2502 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley pushes envelope on new green building codes

As technology moves ahead with new sustainable construction techniques, so does the California building code, but pushing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by membername, on Nov 10, 2016 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Six run for three seats on council

As the clock slipped past 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 11), so did the opportunity to run for Menlo Park City Council. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 2501 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Thieves target unlocked cars in Lindenwood

Thieves took items from three unlocked cars parked in driveways in Lindenwood during the night of June 7 or early morning...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Jun 9, 2015 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 2501 Views
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