Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

MENLO PARK

Recession brings new life to downtown Menlo Park

With rents falling and vacancies abounding, business owners have jumped at the opportunity to open new shops, or expand old...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by James Madison, on Aug 11, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton rail crossing to be closed two weekends

Caltrain will close the Fair Oaks Lane railroad crossing in Atherton over two weekends to reconstruct the crossing and adjacent...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by train neighbor, on Aug 11, 2009 at 11:44 am | 3 comments | 1476 Views

WOODSIDE

Mountain lion reported near Phillips Lane

A mountain lion was seen in the vicinity of 140 Phillips Lane near Woodside very early Sunday morning, according to an alert...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Robin Smith, on Aug 11, 2009 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2465 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley will 'Celebrate Africa' on Aug. 23

The African Library Project, a Portola Valley-based nonprofit that collects and ships thousands of books to libraries in...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by Slam Dunk, on Aug 11, 2009 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 2245 Views

SPORTS

Little League: Alpine wins Majors all-star Super Bowl

With one of the most potent batting line-ups in recent memory, the Majors Division Alpine-West Menlo All Stars recently took...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2009
Last comment by BIG BAD, on Aug 10, 2009 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2337 Views

WOODSIDE

Parents win delay in parking crackdown

The Woodside Town Council is determined to put an end to illegal parking along Woodside Road between Canada and Miramontes...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Brian, on Aug 10, 2009 at 2:29 pm | 6 comments | 2788 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Covering the community for 40 years

Marion Softky has kept Almanac readers informed about interesting people, environmental issues, and local government for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marion Softky, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 2400 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident accuses city of racial profiling

Police say they stopped Darryl Warren because he didn't have a bike light. He says they stopped him because he's black. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca, on Aug 10, 2009 at 11:11 am | 6 comments | 1648 Views

MENLO PARK

Lasensky nasty letter -- attacks Councilman Cohen and Almanac

In the August 5th, 2009 Almanac is a letter from Elizabeth Lasensky, ex-chair, but current mamber of the MP housing commission....

Original post made by an old timer on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2009 at 6:31 am | 20 comments | 2792 Views

SPORTS

Perkins Twins win 2009 Alpine Hills Junior Fall Classic Open

The Perkins Twins, Jesse and Christian won the Boys 16 Doubles championship on August 4th with a 7-6(6); 7-6(3) win over...

Original post made by CalFan on Aug. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Waste Watchers: A website designed to shine light on government abuse

SFGate Article: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2009/08/08/MNL6195H58.DTL&tsp=1 Waste Watchers Website:...

Original post made by Joanna on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Joanna, on Aug 8, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Escalating cost of firefighters unsustainable

Cities and counties can no longer afford the salaries and pensions of our firefighters. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8399...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2009 at 4:21 am | 12 comments | 2262 Views

MENLO PARK

Community celebrates Marion Softky

Lots of familiar faces turned out Sunday at the Portola Valley Town Center to fete veteran reporter Marion Softky at a celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1311 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County treasurer won't seek reelection

Lee Buffington, San Mateo County's treasurer-tax collector, announced he will not be seeking re-election to a seventh term....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kleegeen, on Aug 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 1624 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Refunds look unlikely for town's road-impact fee

Atherton has had a problem with some of its construction-related fees in recent years. Amid threats of litigation, the off-haul...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ed, on Aug 7, 2009 at 11:38 am | 7 comments | 2054 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rally for single-payer health care system

About 25 people stood along El Camino Real in front of Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park on Thursday, rallying for a single-payer...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Aug 7, 2009 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1685 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: The Almanac's fixation with Andy Cohen

There are five City Council members, approximately 52 commissioners and numerous citizen activists in Menlo Park. So why...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Aug 6, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1361 Views

ATHERTON

Fair Oaks Lane to be closed for rail work

From Caltrain spokeswoman Christine Dunn: Caltrain will temporarily close the Fair Oaks Lane railroad crossing in Atherton...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Aug 6, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 1959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Most Likely, Sculptures by Brian Wasson at CSMA's Mohr Gallery

Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) presents an exhibition of sculptures by artist Brian Wasson in Mohr Gallery from...

Original post made by CSMA on Aug. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1445 Views

MENLO PARK

Short Takes

Downtown Menlo's abuzz, Andy Cohen seeks references, Belle Haven police station inches toward construction Read the full...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by A coast-side surfer, on Aug 5, 2009 at 7:19 pm | 4 comments | 1322 Views
<< < 364 365 366 367 368 > >>
Page 366 of 481

Best High Dives to Watch the Game
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,538 views

Flirtation
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,413 views

King of the Slides
By Cheryl Bac | 2 comments | 1,100 views

Where the Sidewalk Ends
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 283 views