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MENLO PARK

We were hoodwinked on tax

<i>The following guest opinion by Dee Tolles, former mayor of Menlo Park, was published in the Almanac's March 14 print edition:</i> In...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by UUT supporter, on Mar 18, 2007 at 7:12 am | 5 comments | 3007 Views

WOODSIDE

Wow, near head on accident on Sand Hill!

Today around 4pm I was driving west on Sand Hill following a white thunderbird with a "Veterans for Bush" sign in the rear...

Original post made by Terrified! on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by Terrified, on Sep 25, 2007 at 3:51 pm | 5 comments | 3006 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Rob Fischer's plans to renovate the historic BBC in Menlo Park into a three-floor restaurant are moving along; he requested...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by easong, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 8 comments | 3006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

See bats -- upside down and in high-tech

Enter the neo-gothic portal into the new bat exhibit at Coyote Point Museum in San Mateo and you see the world as a bat...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Feb 9, 2007 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 3003 Views

MENLO PARK

Andy Duncan proposes city buy Park Theatre

The ongoing Park Theatre saga took yet another turn Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1116...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 18, 2007 at 9:08 am | 8 comments | 3003 Views

MENLO PARK

Serving our city

Menlo Park has just elected and sworn in a new city council that has promised to be more responsive to the public. Now is...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Anna, on Dec 11, 2006 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 3002 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Wine Press: Will two glasses a day keep the doctor away?

Imagine an elixir that reduces the risk of prostate cancer, kidney cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer and lymphoma....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2007
Last comment by Make Mine Red, on Aug 16, 2007 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 3002 Views

MENLO PARK

San Mateo County to look at 40,000 homes for possible reassessment of the property value

With real estate prices taking a tumble along with the economy as a whole, San Mateo County has started to reassess the value...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by MP, on Mar 4, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 3002 Views

MENLO PARK

Time for Menlo Park to phase out herbicides

<B>The following letter by Steve Schmidt was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition.</B> <I>Editor:</I> In 1998...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Yoohooooo, on Apr 12, 2007 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 3001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 3001 Views

MENLO PARK

Report calls Stanford traffic mitigation for Menlo Park 'intolerable'

A report drafted by the transportation commission calls the inequity between the $8.3 million Stanford has proposed giving...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 29, 2011 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 3001 Views

AROUND TOWN

100 Book Clubs Have Joined Keplerís

Here's a Jan. 22 e-mail from Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park: On June 1, 2006, Keplerís launched its Book Club program,...

Original post made by Kepler\'s Lover on Jan. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3000 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 3000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Double of Nothing X 3 Boys & Girls Clubs Challenges

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is currently facing several challenges. The youth organization, which has clubhouses...

Original post made by Chris Canter on Dec. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 2999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person beaten unconscious in attack

One person was knocked unconscious in an attack in a liquor store parking lot in North Fair Oaks on Saturday, the San...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green energy home wins Menlo Park award

Tavinder and Vivek Wadhwa have won Menlo Park's 2011 Environmental Quality Award, for their passive energy home, the city...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 2998 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Risk everywhere when bikes, autos share the road

The following letter by Bruce Campbell was published in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: Editor: Sailboats have...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 31, 2007
Last comment by citizen A, on Feb 3, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 2997 Views

WOODSIDE

Narrow roads are Woodside's Gordian knot

The dimensions of a road can mean different things to different people. Consider the seemingly contrary views of local firefighters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 4 comments | 2997 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Democratic Central Committee endorses Shelly Masur for the Board of Supervisors

The San Mateo County Democratic Central Commitee met last Thursday Night at the Transport Workers Union 505 Building in Burlingame...

Original post made by Dave Burruto Fan on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by anne, on Apr 24, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 11 comments | 2996 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First person: Witnessing pain, human resilience in Oso

As a Red Cross volunteer I've seen areas devastated by hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and fires. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2996 Views
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Teavana Palo Alto closes
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What Freshmen Should be Thinking About College
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Sometimes the Rules Go Out the Window
By Cheryl Bac | 5 comments | 1,700 views

Waiting on the Edge of Death
By Chandrama Anderson | 2 comments | 483 views

Menlo Park Playing Nicely
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 140 views