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AROUND TOWN

Letter: New Safeway will be community gathering place

My observation is that, to a degree, the center of gathering places and visiting with your Menlo Park neighbor has just shifted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by GINGER, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:51 pm | 4 comments | 2882 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Routine food at new hamburger joint

In an echo of the bland and character-less stainless steel equipment behind the counter at Jeffrey's Hamburgers, the food...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 3668 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Where should city build new sidewalks?

<b>Menlo Watch: Roundup of Menlo Park city news</b><BR> As a first step to make it easier, and safer, to walk in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by overloaded, on Dec 13, 2007 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2107 Views

MENLO PARK

DOWNTOWN BLOCK PARTY

A few months ago, on August 1st and August 15th, both a Wednesday, a City-wide BLOCK PARTY was offered in Downtown Menlo...

Original post made by Hometown Citizen on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by Peggy, on Dec 13, 2007 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 2177 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2587 Views

SPORTS

The Soccer Team that Wasn't Supposed to Be

The Soccer Team that Wasn’t Supposed to Be It was only a year ago when Mark Sontag, M.D. promised his family that he would...

Original post made by TGodfrey on Dec. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2908 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fired finance director seeks to block investigation report

The murky details surrounding the unceremonious firing of Atherton Finance Director John Johns on Oct. 29 might be revealed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by OutsideObserverLOL, on Dec 12, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 20 comments | 3202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chopshticks: An evening of Comedy + Chinese Food

Take my egg roll … please! Palo Alto Offers Comedy and Chinese Food for the Holidays The ALSJCC's “Chopshticks” is...

Original post made by Mimi Sells on Dec. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2224 Views

MENLO PARK

BEAUTIFUL SAFEWAY - but parking ???

Having attended the grand opening Friday morning at 8:00 AM and returned Sunday afternoon to do some shopping, I come away...

Original post made by MP shopper on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Super-Size This, on Dec 10, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments | 3071 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/09/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming, Lemony Snicket 2. T is for Trespass, Sue Grafton 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2309 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood wins 'inclusive' school award

Ravenswood City School District, in East Palo Alto and east Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it has been named as the nation's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Lucille Strong, on Dec 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 2333 Views

WOODSIDE

News briefs: Accident leads to drunken driving charge

Lucas Michael Yancey, 20, of Woodside has been charged with felony drunken driving after a Nov. 26 accident on Miramontes...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 10, 2007 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 2643 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday events: Caroling, holiday train

Downtown caroling. A holiday train. Toys for Tots. No enforcement of downtown parking limtis. These are among many holiday...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 9, 2007 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 2201 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Town Square

Circulating around town is an idea to provide a downtown TOWN SQUARE. This could become a gathering place, to talk, to mingle,...

Original post made by Town Square on Nov. 23, 2007
Last comment by menlo park resident, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 3155 Views

MENLO PARK

Remarks by outgoing mayor Kelly Fergusson

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1378 posted Wednesday, December 5, 2007, 2:00...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 8, 2007 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 2244 Views

MENLO PARK

Special Report: Waiting for backup

Swirling a cup of coffee in the break room of the Menlo Park Police Department on a September afternoon, Felicia Byars is...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2007
Last comment by The Last Word?, on Dec 8, 2007 at 2:33 pm | 66 comments | 4290 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park urged to act on global warming

Push for multi-story, high-density housing projects downtown. Streamline permit processes for commercial and residential...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 7, 2007 at 3:36 pm | 26 comments | 2766 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

La Honda Winery vintner offers sampling of wine from grapes grown in Peninsula's backyard

Anyone who thinks of winemakers and wine aficionados as pretentiously, overbearingly serious really should meet Ken Wornick. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by STEVE Haynes, on Dec 7, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 3416 Views

OTHER TOPICS

No more public oversight for Sequoia Hospital

The public will no longer play a role in the governance of Sequoia Hospital, built with taxpayer funds in Redwood City some...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Voter, on Dec 7, 2007 at 8:47 am | 3 comments | 2250 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Building hope

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit the Service League, which provides services to jail inmates and their families....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Bill W., on Dec 7, 2007 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2541 Views
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