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MOVIES

Movie review: 'Closed Circuit'

You've seen worse than the new legal thriller "Closed Circuit," but you've also seen a lot better. Despite breathless proclamations...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Madison, on Sep 5, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 4771 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside entrepreneur's reading application is making waves

Woodside entrepreneur Nick Lum, who has added color to text for more efficient online reading with his BeeLine Reader, is...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Marianne, on Jan 14, 2016 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 4770 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Polish sausage at the Dutch Goose

Please correct me if I'm wrong about this, since I haven't been back to the Dutch Goose after the experience one night in...

Original post made by Dave B. on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Dave B., on Mar 14, 2007 at 2:47 pm | 7 comments | 4769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

​Portola Valley: Kids with airsoft gun mistaken for armed suspect

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are wrapping up an investigation into a report that a man was seen with...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 25, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 22 comments | 4766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Three arrested on burglary charges after Menlo Park pursuit

Three men were taken into custody Friday (March 20) following a pursuit sparked by a resident who reported seeing a suspicious...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2015
Last comment by Charlie, on Mar 23, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 4765 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Welcome to Town Square!

Here's the place to post your recommendations for your favorite restaurants in our area, and to comment on other posts. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 9, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Day trip: Visit an aircraft carrrier

If your want to get a sense of the USA'a sea power from World War II and Vietnam, visit the Hornet Aircraft carrier in Alameda....

Original post made by JB on Sep. 28, 2006
Last comment by A wise man from Menlo Park, on Sep 28, 2006 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 4764 Views

ATHERTON

Author Appearance

Sheralee Hill Iglehart, Atherton substitute teacher,children's author reads her latest book with puppets at Starbucks, 361...

Original post made by Brandon Chateauvert on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Sheralee Hill Iglehart, on Jul 17, 2011 at 12:12 am | 2 comments | 4764 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Owner challenges Menlo Park dog-bite lawsuit

A dog rescue organization and a German shepherd owner named in a lawsuit filed over an alleged Menlo Park dog park biting...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2013 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 4763 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park, Stanford medical facilities penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by hope for the future, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 8 comments | 4763 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo council looks at binding arbitration, city logo

Following a closed-session negotiation with two of the city's labor unions, the Menlo Park City Council meets tonight (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 4762 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A students collect food for needy families

Continuing their annual holiday tradition, students at Menlo-Atherton High School have collected more than 150,000 cans of...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Dec 12, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 4761 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton panel: Stepping off college admissions treadmill

New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, Harvard educator Richard Weissbourd and Challenge Success founder Denise Pope recently...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2016
Last comment by Westbrook, on Dec 2, 2016 at 11:42 pm | 9 comments | 4761 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of AARP’s “Don’t Vote” campaign?

<b>See info below. Click on "Add a comment" and give us your opinion.</b> Warren Slocum, San Mateo County’s chief elections...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by Enfranchised and loving it, on Oct 25, 2006 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 4761 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on trails

Much of the time, it is cool in Portola Valley when it's hot elsewhere, but there is nothing cool about the ongoing dispute...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 24, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 4761 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Making roads safer for bicyclists, walkers

An El Camino Real shrunken to four traffic lanes, with a shared bike and pedestrian trail on one side and a bike lane buffered...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 21, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 4758 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceramics teacher shows works at gallery

Eliza Wilson Thomas, a ceramics teacher for 28 years at Peninsula School in Menlo Oaks, is among nine artists showing their...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Susan and Sandy Carnahan, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 4757 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire on roof of Woodside Bakery extinguished by alert employees

Quick action on the part of employees at the Woodside Tennis Shop and the office of Dave Tanner's home design and remodeling...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2015
Last comment by Downtowner, on Aug 26, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 3 comments | 4757 Views

SPORTS

Measure A: How will local towns spend park, recreation money?

When you look at Measure A on the Nov. 7 ballot, think about how it will affect your local park and recreation programs. The...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 3, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4755 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday in Menlo Park: Cate Fisher memorial dedication

A memorial for Cate Fisher, the 19-year-old gymnastics instructor who was shot and killed more than two years ago, will be...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 28, 2013 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 4754 Views
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