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THE LOCAL DISH

Portola Valley: Mountain lion spotted Monday night

A resident of Portola Valley spotted a mountain lion heading toward Portola Green Circle in the Brookside Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:00 am | 4 comments | 2608 Views

MENLO PARK

Lost opportunity for BMR housing

<B>The following letter by Elizabeth Lasensky was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: The 1300...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 29, 2007 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 2607 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodland Ave safety issue -- sidewalks needed

At the Council meeting of June 19,2007, a very compelling case was made for getting the City to fund a project to install...

Original post made by OBSERVING on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Pedestrian, on Jun 22, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

After recent car crash, council delays plans for medical office complex

Following a serious car crash Saturday on El Camino Real near the former Acorn restaurant site, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2607 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Afterschool Childcare

If you are planning on registering you incoming kinder this week in one of the Menlo Park School District elementary schools...

Original post made by still concerned on Feb. 3, 2008
Last comment by involved parent, on Feb 7, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 2607 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 31, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 63 comments | 2607 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park may keep binding arbitration for police misconduct cases

A proposed contract with the police sergeants union eases Menlo Park's retirement obligations for new employees. But the...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Gov't out of control, on Aug 14, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 2 comments | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail, loan on Menlo Park council agenda

Menlo Park's City Council will consider whether to reverse a policy designed to keep high-speed rail out of the city; consider...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by stop studying and do, on Jan 15, 2014 at 9:40 am | 7 comments | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident challenges Menlo Park medical offices

Mike Brady, a Menlo Park resident and an attorney who lives near the site of the former Acorn restaurant on El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 3, 2007 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 2605 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo mayor may run for supervisor's seat

"Kelly Fergusson for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors." That could be a campaign slogan next spring, as Ms. Fergusson,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 3, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2605 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Opening Reception on Friday, April 8 for Jody Alexander Exhibition at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Sedimentals, an exhibition of works...

Original post made by CSMA on Apr. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2605 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Deep Blue Sea'

Times have changed since playwright Terence Rattigan penned his 1952 play "The Deep Blue Sea," but with his new adaptation,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2605 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Have public servants lost their ethics?

Thanks for the excellent editorial last week: "Sheriff should answer questions." This event occurs when there is significant...

Original post made by Henry Organ on May. 10, 2007
Last comment by peeved in portola valley, on May 23, 2007 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 2604 Views

FICTION

HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

HP has named former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman as president and CEO effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:24 am | 11 comments | 2604 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park is doing its share on high-density housing

While I support sensible planning in support of better communities, I read with concern your cover story on high-density...

Original post made by Greg Druehl on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by agree with greg, on May 27, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 2603 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should the county spend money, provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race?

Should San Mateo County spend thousands of dollars and provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race, where the sheriff...

Original post made by Question Man on May. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2602 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grants Give Local Seniors a Leg Up on Healthy Living with Tai Chi, Yoga Classes

Three recent grants are giving local older adults at Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Fair Oaks Intergenerational...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Sep. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2602 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail: VanArk response to Simitian/Eshoo/Gordon plan: “Take your plan and shove it”

High Speed Rail: VanArk response to the Simitian/Eshoo/Gordon plan:: “Take your plan and shove it.” On Monday (4-18-2011),...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 7:23 am | 30 comments | 2602 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory to slash electric bills with solar array

The electric bills at Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley should be lower by about 50 percent for the duration of this...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Friend of PV, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2601 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Here's a conservation tip: Stop population growth

Yes, Charles Marsala is right. It is "time to get off the CO2 habit," as he expressed in last week's guest opinion. We...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by SettingTheRecordStraight, on May 2, 2007 at 11:30 pm | 2 comments | 2600 Views
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