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MENLO PARK

A swimming success?

Responding to a call on The Almanac's Web site for thoughts on Menlo Park's public pool in Burgess Park, one longtime resident,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 7254 Views

MENLO PARK

Thoughts on Burgess Pool?

Burgess Pool users: How do you like swimming at Burgess Pool? Do you like the programs offered? Do you think the rates are...

Original post made by Sean Howell on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Ima Yawner, on Sep 21, 2009 at 10:56 am | 75 comments | 5659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Retired M-A math teacher Margo McAuliffe learns new math of fundraising

It can be a puzzle, what to do when a dream long deferred turns out not to be what you anticipated. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Calestor Kizito, on Sep 20, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 3 comments | 2630 Views

MENLO PARK

In honor of the fallen

Three hundred and forty three flags, in memory of the 343 firefighters who died on Sept. 11, 2001, in New York City, adorn...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by proud, on Sep 19, 2009 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1371 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Caltrain will return whistles to underside of trains to lessen noise

After moving train whistles to the tops of its engines, then installing a muffler to quiet them, Caltrain is now working...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathy Hamilton, on Sep 19, 2009 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 1658 Views

MENLO PARK

Rapid growth in Menlo Park school enrollment

Student enrollment is climbing dramatically in the Menlo Park City School District, and if the trend keeps up, the only...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by west sider, on Sep 18, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 1344 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tuesday: Council could green-light no-parking signs on Woodside Road

The Woodside Town Council will consider authorizing the installation of no-parking signs on Woodside Road, with an exemption...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Rebecca Sterling, on Sep 18, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 4709 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: City to unveil plan to revamp downtown area

Menlo Park lays out plans for one or more parking garages, and a small covered marketplace downtown. Public workshop set...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 18, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1369 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for Habitat project appear dead

After hearing repeated, vociferous opposition from Belle Haven residents over plans for a Habitat for Humanity housing project,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy C., on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 4453 Views

WOODSIDE

Town Council fines Woodside couple $10,000 for felling trees without a permit

A couple who cut several significant trees in Woodside without a permit drew a hefty fine. The Town Council dramatically...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Speaks, Woodside better listen, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 2739 Views

ATHERTON

Say Goodbye to the Atherton Police Department

In the final analysis it will not be the failure of the Parcel Tax that will have caused the demise of the Police Department...

Original post made by alex sanders on Sep. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1939 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park council discusses below-market-rate housing in Belle Haven area

Menlo Park is considering two possible locations to add below-market-rate housing units in the Belle Haven neighborhood,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Harry, on Sep 16, 2009 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 1341 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton and itsTax Problem

The Santa Clara County employee relations agency values the use of the house at holbrook palmer park by jerry gruber at $50k...

Original post made by bian foster on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by skeptic, on Sep 16, 2009 at 9:29 am | 14 comments | 2369 Views

ATHERTON

New work on rail crossings in Atherton

Overnight work on two railroad crossings in Atherton is set to begin on Monday, Sept. 28, Caltrain announced. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ben Halpren, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1719 Views

MENLO PARK

Comment deadline on Bohannon project

Sept. 21 is the deadline to comment on the environmental impact report for the Menlo Gateway office-hotel project proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 4 comments | 1342 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Katie's Corner: Friendships forged by Harry Potter magic

The Harry Potter book and movie series is the classic story of good and evil, growing up, and the real meaning of friendships...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marty Higgins, on Sep 15, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1756 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park chamber holds mixer

Menlo Park's Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Vizions Artwear and Salon...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1379 Views

MENLO PARK

City unveils plan to revamp El Camino, downtown area

After two-plus years of meetings and workshops, residents will get their first look this week at a preliminary version of...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1348 Views

WOODSIDE

Two more clothing retailers open in downtown Menlo

Two new clothing retailers are opening in Menlo Park, the latest additions in an influx of new clothing stores to the downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 15, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 2076 Views

MENLO PARK

No housing proposed in 1300 ECR project

Plans for new development on El Camino Real proceed without housing units, which some say are sorely needed. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 15, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 6772 Views
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