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AROUND TOWN

Su Hong's owner says it's closed for remodeling

Su Hong restaurant, a popular Menlo Park institution since 1977, closed suddenly June 13. The sign on the door at 1039 El...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 22, 2013 at 5:09 pm | 24 comments | 2437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zonta's Second Annual Fundraising Event

The Zonta Club of Silicon Valley is presenting a second annual fund raiser at Dragon Theater in Palo Alto, Saturday, November...

Original post made by Catherine Parlanti,Vice President of the Zonta Club of Silicon Valley on Oct. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters have choice of change or continuity in Sequoia high school district election

Will there be a marked change of tone in decisions from the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District over...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Nov 2, 2009 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 2436 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Allied Arts leaders should perform or be replaced

Given the apparent inability of both auxiliaries that are or were attached to the historic Allied Arts Guild to create a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Connie, on Aug 2, 2007 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2435 Views

MENLO PARK

City to waste $24,000 on useless Greenhouse gas emissions inventory study

Next Tuesday, our dear council is going to most likely approve spending $24,000 on one of Mayor Fergusson's pet projects...

Original post made by totally-disgusted on Apr. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Square is taking a holiday break

We'll be back on January 2. Please return then with your news, views and insights. Happy Holidays....

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 21, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

High-speed trains could be headed this way

Imagine boarding a train in the Bay Area, and two and a half hours later, you're in downtown Los Angeles. This may be a dream...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2434 Views

ATHERTON

Who owns the intersection of MIddlefield and Oak Grove?

Who owns the intersetion of Middlefield an Oak Grove? Is it Menlo Park or Atherton? Whoever owns it, PLEASE get a left...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Luz Verde, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 2434 Views

WOODSIDE

Forty-five cars may compete in Woodside soapbox derby Sunday

The second annual Woodside Soapbox Derby takes place Sunday, May 4, in the parking lot of Independence Hall at 2955 Woodside...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 1, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2434 Views

MENLO PARK

Around Town: Beatles tribute band opens summer concerts

The Sun Kings, a Beatles tribute band, will launch Menlo Park's summer concert series at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 27, in...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Sara, on Aug 13, 2007 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dribbling a basketball ... for 26 miles

The 2010 Napa Valley marathon had begun. Hundreds of running shoes hitting pavement did their rubbery shuffle as the athletes...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jose Grullon, on Nov 7, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 2433 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Common Sense Guide to Aging in Place using Low-Cost Technology

As part of a speaker series during Older Americans Month, Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day Center will host a...

Original post made by RosenerHouse on Apr. 19, 2007
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FICTION

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of October 4, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Hardball Sara Paretsky 4 Gate At The Stairs Lorrie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2431 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on coexisting with mountain lions

A researcher who has spent the last three years studying mountain lions in the Santa Cruz Mountains says that due to development,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by larry darnell, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2431 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater: latest salvo

Although you won't find it mentioned in the Almanac (or anywhere else, as far as I can tell) the Parks and Rec commission...

Original post made by Inquiring minds on Oct. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2430 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sea level rise could flood east of Bayshore

The San Francisco Bay of the future will be significantly larger, rising between 4 inches to more than three feet by 2100,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2007
Last comment by Clinging to hope, on Dec 18, 2007 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 2429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Charter school backers strike back, ask questions

There are piles of letters calling Pat Gemma's guest editorial on why the Sequoia high school district opposes Everest's...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2008
Last comment by Explanation needed, on Dec 15, 2008 at 8:17 am | 2 comments | 2428 Views

MENLO PARK

Hearing on EveryDay Math for MP Schools

Controversial new math curriculum focus on calculators, estimations rather than teaching traditional math There’s significant...

Original post made by Perla Ni on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by Laura, on Mar 27, 2009 at 9:17 pm | 5 comments | 2428 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Special meeting on Marsala allegations set for April 7

A second special Atherton City Council meeting to discuss "alleged improper official conduct and allegations that council...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2010
Last comment by Bill, on Apr 5, 2010 at 8:43 pm | 44 comments | 2428 Views
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By Steve Levy | 16 comments | 2,233 views

Handmade truffle shop now open in downtown Palo Alto
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What is the new couple's paradigm these days?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,175 views

A Street Fair by Any Other Name
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 570 views

Separate Entrances for BMR and Market Rate Apartments?
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 320 views