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MENLO PARK

MP toy store tests for lead in toys

In an effort to reduce parents' concerns about the presence of lead in their children's toys, Cheeky Monkey Toys in downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Nadeine Reynolds, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Fee for paper bags is outrageous

Some too narrowly focused and overenthusiastic "protectors of the environment" have convinced many Peninsula city councils...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 20 comments | 3749 Views

MENLO PARK

Mt. Olive church honors founding pastor Hattie Bostic

"Friend, mother, therapist, pastor, bricklayer, writer, politician, speaker, soul-saver, teacher, confidante, counselor." Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Dr. L. A. Anderson, on Dec 22, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 5 comments | 3744 Views

MENLO PARK

Andy Cohen's Feigned Ethics

Strange that Council Member Cohen is spearheading an open government platform. Has anyone ever seen members of Mr. Cohen’s...

Original post made by Barf Bag Warning on Mar. 9, 2007
Last comment by AndyAdmirer, on Mar 10, 2007 at 5:50 pm | 5 comments | 3743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Exotic cars and croissants in Menlo Park

Menlo Park may seem like an odd location for an exotic car show, given the city's predilection for biking, walking and other...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 6 comments | 3743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Town Square!

Residents of Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside, and other visitors to The Almanac Online: Here is your...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto Menlo Park Parents Club Offers Community, Support to Members

The Peninsula offers families great schools, a mild climate, culture in spades – and an array of options that can make it...

Original post made by Hannah Thomson Boyd on May. 11, 2007
Last comment by MFT, on May 11, 2007 at 7:35 pm | 1 comment | 3739 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Low flying aircraft

Is anyone else annoyed by the low flying planes landing and leaving San Carlos airport? Surf air in particularmisnflying...

Original post made by Gwen books on Sep. 29, 2013
Last comment by Gern, on Oct 1, 2013 at 3:21 pm | 3 comments | 3737 Views

ATHERTON

Why I'm about to sue Atherton (again)

During the past 24 months I have submitted as 100 public records requests. During the past 24 months I have sought to...

Original post made by John P Johns on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 16 comments | 3735 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Downtown between a rock and hard place

Menlo Park's already controversial downtown plan got even more so with the recent release of the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on May. 30, 2011
Last comment by denver example, on Jun 5, 2011 at 10:37 am | 37 comments | 3734 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Polish sausage at the Dutch Goose

Please correct me if I'm wrong about this, since I haven't been back to the Dutch Goose after the experience one night in...

Original post made by Dave B. on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Dave B., on Mar 14, 2007 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 3732 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire chief's new contract reflects economic climate

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman will continue receiving $191,616 per year through 2016, without...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:12 am | 65 comments | 3732 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park paid consultant to draft talking points, letters to editor on Measure M

Invoices show that the city of Menlo Park paid $5,125 to a consultant for drafting talking points, letters to the editor...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2014
Last comment by Cool, calm, collected, on Nov 12, 2014 at 10:32 am | 70 comments | 3732 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 3731 Views

ATHERTON

Two pedestrians seriously injured on El Camino

Atherton Mayor Bill Widmer has sent a strongly worded message to Caltrans demanding that improved safety measures be put...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 2, 2012 at 2:56 pm | 27 comments | 3729 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: special meeting on Town Center

A special meeting of the Portola Valley Town Council is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, October 5, in the Historic Schoolhouse...

Original post made by David Boyce on Oct. 4, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3728 Views

ATHERTON

Russian Orthodox church celebrates 60 years

Epiphany, January 19, 2013, was an important day for members of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin, a Russian Orthodox church...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 3727 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested in Menlo Park burglary

On Friday afternoon, a Menlo Park resident noticed that the house seemed a bit emptier than it had that morning, what with...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Lee, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 3724 Views

WOODSIDE

"Tip-A-Cop" event at Buck's in Woodside Oct. 26

<b>Message from Jamis MacNiven of Buck's restaurant in Woodside.</b> Join us Thursday, October 26th, 2006 for breakfast...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3717 Views

AROUND TOWN

Setting record straight on Folger Stable

The renovation of the Folger Stable in Woodside cost $3 million, not the $5 million stated in the Sept. 15 issue of The Almanac,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Sep 22, 2010 at 12:08 pm | 4 comments | 3717 Views
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Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,285 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
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What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,515 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 502 views

Are you considering a remodel?
By Stuart Soffer | 1 comment | 220 views