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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 | 4245 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 | 4243 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park silent on extent of gymnastics program review

Although Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre released a letter to the community saying he had reviewed to his satisfaction...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by gym, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 16 comments | 4241 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 | 4240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pranksters' robo-call delays M-A's opening

Families in the Menlo-Atherton High School community received an early morning automated call on Friday, May 29, saying...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, Inc., on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 31 comments | 4240 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 | 4235 Views

WOODSIDE

SCHOOLS: Woodside School to trim jobs, cut costs

The Woodside Elementary School District plans to prune next year's budget, a reflection of the belt-tightening facing most...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4235 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 | 4235 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: A misunderstanding about control of library

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12543 posted Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Q&A , on Apr 12, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 4234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: High-value rings and bicycles missing

Crime reports from West Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=14485&e=y...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by student, on Sep 25, 2013 at 10:45 pm | 3 comments | 4231 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 | 4229 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After outcry, Caltrain pledges to soften train whistle

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks over a recent increase in the volume of train whistles, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 14 comments | 4228 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Covering the community for 40 years

Marion Softky has kept Almanac readers informed about interesting people, environmental issues, and local government for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marion Softky, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 4218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge arrested for alleged DUI; D.A. reviewing case

A San Mateo County judge was arrested on U.S. 101 in Redwood City during Memorial Day Weekend on suspicion of driving...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 42 comments | 4212 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 4209 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 | 4207 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 | 4206 Views

WOODSIDE

Shirley Temple Black dies at her home in Woodside

Shirley Temple Black died Monday night at her home in Woodside. She was 85. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/02/11/shirley-temple-black-dies-at-her-ho...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by roc, on Feb 12, 2014 at 8:54 am | 6 comments | 4200 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police officer in lawsuit identified

When a Menlo Park resident filed a lawsuit that alleged illegal stops, searches and harassment and named three police officers,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by reader between the lines, on Dec 29, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 4198 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Why county needs district elections

Here's a message for my friends on the Board of Supervisors in response to the decision to block voters from determining...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 26, 2010 at 9:07 pm | 12 comments | 4191 Views
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