Editorial: Finally, a deal on Derry
About a month ago, we castigated the Menlo Park City Council in this space for its failure to embrace dense housing projects downtown, despite the "green" aspirations espoused...
Henry Riggs behind utility tax survey
The mystery has been solved behind an anonymous survey targeting Menlo Park's utility tax.
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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 obvious personal tragedies, they are each troubling...
Dogs on leash on Coalmine Ridge
In response to Leashed dogs on Coalmine Ridge Tails , The Almanac 6/6/07, I would like to say that I am distressed at the dissension that has developed among the residents of ...
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The perfect rootbeer float
Is Ladera the place to go for the best rootbeer floats?
I'm a bit of rootbeer float snob, having spent a large portion of my formative years sucking down floats at the Red...
Chipper helps reduce fire season danger
Woodside Fire Protection District's annual chipper program is in full swing. Free of charge, the District offers the use of its wood chipper to residents who go through the tr...
Allied Arts Guild is a Ghost Town
Last week my girlfriends and I visited the Allied Arts Guild. It was like walking through a ghost town. The only thing missing was tumbleweeds blowing through the deserted g...
What do you think of the new Derry project?
A compromise has been reached on the Derry condo-commercial project by the O'Brien Group, the project developer; and Menlo Park Tomorrow, the residents group who led a referen...
New plan proposed for Derry project
It's taken a while, but the developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project and the Menlo Park residents group that led a successful referendum campaign against it have a...
Line dancing with soul
To see an audio slide show of Juanita Croft's Soul Line Dance class, click the link below.
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Kepler's Best Sellers 06/03/07
1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini, Penguin, 9781594489501 2. Requiem for an Assassin, Barry Eisler, Penguin, 9780399154263
3. The Yiddish Polic...
Local boys named to PAL all-league golf team
The Peninsula Athletic League has announced their Bay Division All-League Boys 2007 Golf Team, which includes local residents Nick Sako (Soph, M-A), Riley Kriebel (Sr., Menlo)...
Michael Richards Racist Rant
I am compelled to weigh in on this subject, as I feel race is one of the most compelling and fascinating subjects.
Of course, I have seen Richard's out of control resp...
The boy has little chance of becoming a man.
Tall, gangly and uncoordinated, lacking neither emotional nor physical confidence, basic human goals appear out of his...