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MENLO PARK

A new approach to solar power

Reuben Veek had an idea for how to offer solar power to homeowners who might not be able to afford it: form a nonprofit,...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by lolo, on Aug 19, 2010 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 2142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should special-ed students pay for extra care?

In a recent local Op-Ed piece entitled "A sad day for everyone," Sue Lempert writes about a 7-year-old boy, out of control...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Feb 13, 2012 at 5:58 pm | 3 comments | 2142 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Woodside Town Council considers suing FCC

Woodside's Town Council will consider joining a lawsuit over cellphone tower rules when it meets on Tuesday night, March...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 2142 Views

MENLO PARK

In high-speed rail lawsuit, Menlo Park resident seeks clarity

Menlo Park resident Russ Peterson has had a lot of mud thrown at him recently in blogs on the high-speed rail issue, he says,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Grandpa Ira, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:31 am | 2 comments | 2141 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man drowns in Minnesota

A 75-year-old Menlo Park man was swimming in a Minnesota lake on Saturday afternoon when he went under, according to the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Jul 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 2141 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Atherton officers perform important work, professionally

In response to the "Viewpoint" article (Atherton faces big decision on police costs) in the Almanac by the editor dated May...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Other side of the coin, on Jun 27, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 13 comments | 2141 Views

MENLO PARK

Five residential burglaries in Menlo Park

==B Police calls:== Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by menlomom, on Jul 27, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside agrees to Jackling house deal

It's not the end of the affaire du Jackling house in Woodside, but the end of the beginning may be near. A majority on the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 2140 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors oppose ballot measure

In a 4-1 vote on Tuesday, July 13, a majority on the Board of Supervisors decided not to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 20, 2010 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 2140 Views

ATHERTON

DDA Steve Wagstaffe is protecting R.E.A.C.T. Task force warrant.

The world is interested and watching this one. The search warrant that was issued to San Mateo County Sheriff and R.E.A.C.T....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on May 28, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 10 comments | 2140 Views

ATHERTON

Registration on Athertonians Blog increases by three per day

Responding to the letter by Suzanne Legallet: “Increasingly Biased Agenda on Athertonians” Ms. Legellet ended with:...

Original post made by Real Questions on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Real Questions, on Nov 3, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 2140 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested in hit-and-run in downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park police arrested and booked into county jail Michael Ford, 38, of Palo Alto on felony charges of leaving the scene...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Jul 23, 2013 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 2139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Health education for all abilities

Teen Talk is one of 10 local community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. [http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/almanac-holiday-fund...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friday: Chinese delegates visit Menlo Park

Thirteen executive officers and nine vice mayors from China will visit Menlo Park on Friday, Oct. 17, city officials announced. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Robbie, on Oct 17, 2014 at 7:11 pm | 8 comments | 2139 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Does Rich Gordon endorse the Sequoia Healthcare District?

In a recent presentation to the San Carlos Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee this morning, a PowerPoint presentation...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:32 pm | 2 comments | 2139 Views

AROUND TOWN

the gentrification of East Palo Alto

Bloomberg has a long article today about the gentrification of East Palo Alto, including massive rent increases and evictions:...

Original post made by resident on Apr. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2139 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 2139 Views

MENLO PARK

City working with Sun Microsystems

Menlo Park officials are trying to persuade Sun Microsystems to retain its Menlo Park campus, in light of the hardware and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by another concerd citizen, on May 7, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 2138 Views

MENLO PARK

Perceived benefits a fantasy, critics say

Critics have argued that perceived benefits associated with the Bohannon project are based on wishful thinking. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by Yes sir!, on Nov 20, 2009 at 11:03 am | 7 comments | 2138 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Backyard chickens: Future story in The Almanac

Do you raise chickens in your backyard? Know someone who does? E-mail Almanac reporter Sean Howell at showell@almanacnews.com,...

Original post made by Sean Howell on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 21, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 3 comments | 2138 Views
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