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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposal

Saying that a recently released traffic analysis concluded that the Stanford Arrillaga complex proposed at 500 El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 38 comments | 4380 Views

ATHERTON

Kathy McKeithen leaves council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by We are all special, on Nov 28, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 13 comments | 4376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park police select officer for Facebook-funded position

What was described as a "win win win" is now a "win win win win" situation, at least for one Menlo Park police officer. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 7, 2014 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 4376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guided tours: Eco-friendly driveway and parking lot

Want to make your driveway or parking areas more eco-friendly? Join the San Francisquito Watershed Council for a free guided...

Original post made by Katie Pilat on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Katie, on Mar 19, 2007 at 11:33 am | 2 comments | 4374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small school is lab for innovative learning

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Smailey, on Nov 16, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 4373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 4372 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: High-speed rail 'teach-in'

The city of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California high-speed rail project Saturday, Sept. 12, designed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 21, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 4369 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: David Palecek, 37, father of four

David Vaclav Palecek, an Atherton resident and a partner at McKinsey & Co. management consulting firm, died from complications...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Mar 6, 2010 at 9:40 pm | 5 comments | 4368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters lukewarm on raising Las Lomitas parcel tax

The Las Lomitas School District is debating whether to ask voters to increase the district's $311 annual parcel tax next...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Dorothy, on Jan 29, 2011 at 11:24 am | 47 comments | 4368 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Baffled by LuLu's "apparent" popularity

When LuLu's opened on the Alameda here in west Menlo a little over a year ago, I was cautiously optimistic. Maybe even a...

Original post made by Burn Raybill on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by West Menlo Resident, on Feb 27, 2007 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 4363 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 4362 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tonight: Candidates backing charter schools answer questions on school board election

Two candidates who support a public-education scene that includes robust charter schools are running for the governing board...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 4355 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Restaurant review: Marqs in Menlo hits the mark

Menlo Park bar and grille offers harmonious combination of music, fine food, and good cheer. ==B Photo:== Regular customers,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Remark on Marq's, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 4350 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combat ritual between two male rattlesnakes in Portola Valley

Click here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksdMaCE9_g4 to view a video of a combat ritual between two male Northern Pacific...

Original post made by In Your Back Yard on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Uncle Heavy, on Jul 29, 2007 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 4345 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by even big hearts need help, on Apr 25, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 18 comments | 4343 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council reviews cut-through traffic study for Stanford complex

Just in time for the November elections, a study of potential neighborhood cut-through traffic associated with Stanford University's...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2014
Last comment by Do the arithmetic, on Oct 3, 2014 at 12:09 am | 37 comments | 4343 Views

WOODSIDE

Friend will remember Ryan Ferrari for his honesty and reliability

One of Ryan Ferrari's particular talents was his deft handling of a paintball gun on weekends out behind his Woodside home....

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Dec 9, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 6 comments | 4342 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Palo Alto to host workshop on high-speed rail

The city of Palo Alto will host a workshop Sept. 12 to teach participants about the high-speed rail plans on the Peninsula,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 24, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 4329 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto stops M-A, 14-7 for CCS football title

Junior quarterback Will Brandin lofted a 14-yard scoring pass to senior receiver Mike Scott with 13.6 seconds to play, lifting...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 17, 2008 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 4326 Views

MENLO PARK

Green energy home wins award

Tavinder and Vivek Wadhwa have won Menlo Park's 2011 Environmental Quality Award, for their passive energy home, the city...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 4326 Views
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