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MENLO PARK

An Anonymous Questionnaire about the Utility Tax

The other day, my wife and I each received an email containing a questionnaire pertaining to Measure K, the UUT. The questionnaire...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by shafted, on Jun 15, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 2514 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac Please Help! – What’s Going on at Allied Arts?

This Forum has so many postings about the Allied Arts complex. Common themes are that Allied Arts is in trouble, the owners...

Original post made by A Nervous Allied Arts Neighbor on Jun. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2806 Views

MENLO PARK

Transformers upgraded at Alameda substation

The tall orange arm of a crane has been visible for the last week or two from outside Pacific Gas & Electric's Menlo substation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Joe Street, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2516 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike Safety at Laurel Elementary School

Is bike safety for children really an issue? To many people it is not, because they feel it is not safe for children to bike...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Manfred Kopisch, on Jun 14, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 70 comments | 6094 Views

MENLO PARK

How To Save Allied Arts – Bring Back the Palo Alto Volunteers

There’s a simple solution to all the Allied Arts Auxiliary’s problems with their property. Bring back the Palo Alto Auxiliary...

Original post made by A Concerned Observer on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by future patron, on Jun 14, 2007 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 2719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Roberts School Celebrates More Than 30 Years in Menlo Park

This month, as schools across the Bay Area conduct graduation ceremonies, so too will the Roberts School, a pre-school and...

Original post made by Kim Amsbaugh on Jun. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2523 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 13, 2007 at 10:51 pm | 1 comment | 2841 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magic show at Atherton library June 25

Magic show with Gerald Joseph at the Atherton Library The Atherton Library will be hosting a program for children with...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy Sharon Heights parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place -- a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Peter Wadri...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Pegi Levin, on Jun 12, 2007 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 3153 Views

MENLO PARK

Henry Riggs behind utility tax survey

The mystery has been solved behind an anonymous survey targeting Menlo Park's utility tax. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=763...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 2562 Views

MENLO PARK

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...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2395 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A Principal Denise Plante's remarks to the Class of 2007

Below are the remarks of Menlo-Atherton High School Principal Denise Plante in speaking to the graduating seniors of the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Jun. 11, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2756 Views

MENLO PARK

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...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by let's get real 2, on Jun 10, 2007 at 6:48 pm | 29 comments | 4284 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Come see the Soap Box Derby Races today (first time in Silicon Valley)

Join us! Mountain View hots the first annual Soap Box Derby races TODAY and TOMORROW (6/9-10) at the 100 block of Dana Street...

Original post made by Renata Stachura on Jun. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2346 Views

MENLO PARK

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...

Original post made by Avid Gardner on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Katie Angioletti, on Jun 8, 2007 at 5:02 pm | 8 comments | 2924 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Atherton Little League Championships (Pitching Machine Division)

Menlo Atherton Little League - Pitching Machine Division held their championship game on Sunday June 3 at Burgess Field....

Original post made by Alan Bogomilsky on Jun. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3475 Views

WOODSIDE

Mr. Roadshow on passing bicyclists safely

The debate over sharing the road has reached the Mercury News' Mr. Roadshow column, with a letter about passing a group of...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by A more patient person, on Jun 5, 2007 at 9:26 pm | 6 comments | 3517 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry Referendum settlement agreement to be announced

At tonight's (Tuesday June 5th), City council meeting, a proposed settlement to the Derry project referendum will be announced....

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 06/03/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini, Penguin, 9781594489501 2. Requiem for an Assassin, Barry...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jun. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2278 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Toastmasters - Public Speaking Club - Summer Program

Come to Menlo Park Toastmasters - every Wednesday at 7:30 pm downtown Menlo Park. For the summer please note we have changed...

Original post made by Angela Hey on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 3, 2007 at 11:01 pm | 3 comments | 3070 Views
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