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PORTOLA VALLEY

What does it mean to you to have Roberts market in Portola Valley?

In this week's Almanac, the lead story on page 5 broke the news that George Roberts, owner of Roberts Market & Liquors in...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by therese, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 10 comments | 3747 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The homework myth

I'm disappointed to see Menlo Park school officials backpedal on the District's homework "ban." It seems to me they have...

Original post made by Menlo mother on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by a former oak knoll parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 3280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Motorists are the problem, not cyclists

<B>The following letter by Robert Cronin was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Let's turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Positive Solutions, on Apr 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 3079 Views

MENLO PARK

Who's in charge of downtown development?

<B>The following letter by Henry Riggs was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What's wrong...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 3004 Views

MENLO PARK

An Anonymous Questionnaire about the Utility Tax

The other day, my wife and I each received an email containing a questionnaire pertaining to Measure K, the UUT. The questionnaire...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by shafted, on Jun 15, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 2598 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Not in my Menlo Park

The more I read, the more I see the pejorative term "NIMBY," short for "Not In My Back Yard." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4684...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by also exhausted, on Aug 12, 2007 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 2817 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Tough choice on grade separations

It is difficult to imagine a more difficult decision for Menlo Park and Atherton than deciding what to do about grade separations...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 10 comments | 2561 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theatre backlash: Web site threatens recall against Fergusson, Cline and Robinson

A newly created Web site states that a recall effort is in the works against Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson,...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 27, 2007 at 8:51 pm | 10 comments | 2504 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park to buy carbon credits

A thumbs up and a $15,000 check -- that's what four of five Menlo Park City Council members agreed to give the new carbon...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by ColdRealityCheck, on Apr 4, 2008 at 10:32 am | 10 comments | 2270 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor eyes annexing the neighbors

Atherton mayor Jim Janz is serious about exploring the possibility of annexing unincorporated neighborhoods between the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Ritchie Rich, on Jul 17, 2008 at 11:47 am | 10 comments | 2597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jim Plunkett passes the ball to his daughter

Children grow up, go to college, get jobs and move away. Former Raider and Stanford star quarterback Jim Plunkett of Atherton...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2008
Last comment by alex plunkett, on Apr 25, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 10 comments | 4067 Views

MENLO PARK

So, what do we do about it?

If reducing greenhouse gases and dependence on foreign oil is more critical than ever, thinking of new ways to get more...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 2516 Views

MENLO PARK

What's become of former council coalition?

The relative ease with which Kelly Fergusson and Andy Cohen won re-election on Nov. 4, preserving the Menlo Park City Council's...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Nov 17, 2008 at 11:06 am | 10 comments | 1942 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Why it pays to shop with local merchants

As our budgets are stretched thinner these days and as many of us are pondering how we will manage through the holidays,...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2008
Last comment by shopper, on Dec 6, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 10 comments | 2158 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Woodside man's yacht slowly sails across dry land to dock at Pete's Harbor

The 73-foot yacht built by Woodside resident Jerry Ellis that was temporarily stranded at Sand Hill and Whiskey Hill roads...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by agz, on May 6, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 10 comments | 2391 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals meet with high-speed rail officials

Local residents were treated to their first public meetings with officials from the High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by d, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 10 comments | 1770 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 2742 Views

MENLO PARK

Despite state's troubles, Menlo Park eyes balanced budget

As the state of California struggles to find billions of dollars in budget cuts, the city of Menlo Park finds itself with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by hr, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 10 comments | 1379 Views

MENLO PARK

The best-laid plans ...

Indulge your inner city planner for a moment, and take a walk through a re-imagined downtown Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by My Experience, on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 1580 Views

WOODSIDE

Couple found dead in Woodside home

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office today discovered an elderly married couple dead in a home on Woodside...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Susan, on Sep 15, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 10 comments | 2212 Views
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