Town Square

Post a New Topic


Sort by:  Most recent topic/comment   Most viewed   Most comments

Navigation tip: Clicking on any category label will display all recent posts in that category

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Woodside council faces decision on architectural review board seat

One seat is open on Woodside's Architectural and Site Review Board and the Town Council on Tuesday (Feb. 28) is set to consider...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, 1 hour ago | 10 comments | 1036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district considers revenue-raising measures

On the same night the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District heard it is expected to end the year with...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 77 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memory-impaired man found in Menlo Park reunited with family

A man who was found wandering in Menlo Park near Santa Cruz Avenue at San Mateo Drive on Feb. 18 who did not know where...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by been there, on Feb 26, 2017 at 1:31 pm | 3 comments | 7117 Views

AROUND TOWN

Federal funding halted for Caltrain electrification

The $1.96 billion Caltrain electrification project came to screeching halt on Friday, Feb. 17, after it was announced that...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 26, 2017 at 12:20 pm | 55 comments | 5165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: New, secure spot to dump unwanted medicine

A secured kiosk has been set up in the main lobby of the Menlo Park Police Department where people can drop off unwanted...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2017
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 24, 2017 at 5:33 pm | 9 comments | 1114 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police encounters: 'Am I free to leave?'

What are your rights when you are stopped by a police officer? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/02/21/police-encounters-am-i-free-to-leave...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Feb 23, 2017 at 4:01 am | 8 comments | 1794 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Atherton Golfers: How much golf does it take to impede your work productivity?

Folks said that Obama golfed too much. Trump has golfed 6 times in his first month in office. Add in the required naps for...

Original post made by Home Course on Feb. 21, 2017
Last comment by @Jack Hickey, on Feb 21, 2017 at 1:13 pm | 2 comments | 138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Another sentencing delay for E. Gary Smith of Menalto Cleaners

The long-awaited sentencing of Edwin Gary Smith has been postponed, again, until 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 13. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2016
Last comment by Kate Bradshaw - Almanac Reporter, on Feb 21, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 5 comments | 2848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Student enrollment at Woodside High not growing as predicted

A 2013 study anticipated enrollment growth of 19 percent at Woodside High School by 2020, with the first signs expected in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by alexafrisbie, on Feb 21, 2017 at 1:04 pm | 39 comments | 3692 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park voters grapple with Donald Trump's election

Eighty-seven percent of Menlo Park's voters picked a candidate other than the country's president-elect, Donald Trump. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Homeland security, on Feb 19, 2017 at 5:48 pm | 106 comments | 4047 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Sen. Hill to look into higher than normal bills for PG&E customers

According to Sen. Jerry Hill's office, customers in the Bay Area, as well as the Sacramento Valley, have said that their...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2017
Last comment by BobD, on Feb 18, 2017 at 10:04 am | 26 comments | 2105 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vote for Green Party Nominee Jill Stein for President

Now with the release of the DNC e-mails we all know now that the DNC had the fix in for Hillary. Bernie Sanders, the only...

Original post made by Disgusted Democrat on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Marshall Marsh, on Feb 18, 2017 at 9:05 am | 5 comments | 464 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury: Caltrans 90% responsible for Atherton crosswalk fatality

A jury has found the California Department of Transportation 90 percent responsible for the 2010 death of a 62-year-old man...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Duke - Atherton resident, on Feb 16, 2017 at 7:51 pm | 12 comments | 9015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: School board to vote on 30 layoff notices

A list of 30 layoff notices that could be issued if the parcel tax measure proposed by the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2017
Last comment by Publius, on Feb 15, 2017 at 10:41 am | 6 comments | 1501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artscene: David Byrne and co. blend science and art in Menlo Park

You may find yourself living in the body of a doll. And you may find yourself behind the podium of a moral-dilemma game show....

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
Last comment by Byrnie Baker, on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?

Looking at the polls, President Obama is ahead by larger margins in key battleground states than he was at this time 4 years...

Original post made by Ed Treller on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 13, 2017 at 12:42 pm | 157 comments | 16583 Views

AROUND TOWN

SHP's Martinelli earns CCS Honor Coach award in hoops

Sacred Heart Prep boys basketball coach Tony Martinelli earned Central Coast Section Honor Coach accolades, the CCS office...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 772 Views

AROUND TOWN

Win No. 1,000 a highlight among many for VanDerveer

Tara VanDerveer, in her fifth decade of coaching basketball, became the second women's Division I coach, and the third overall,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

VanDerveer's 1,000th basketball win will be something special

She's not at Stanford just to collect a paycheck. Tara VanDerveer continues into her 38th year as a women's basketball coach,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boys' basketball: Menlo School improves to 3-0 in league play

Menlo School allowed just 12 second-half points in a 45-35 West Bay Athletic League victory over The King's Academy in Sunnyvale...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2017
There are no comments yet. 594 Views
1 2 3 4 5 > >>
Page 1 of 153

Common Application's 2017-2018 Essay Prompts
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 10,992 views

The Call for Couples or Marriage Counseling? Communication
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 3,750 views

Avocado and Wine-Soaked Sundried Tomato Crostini
By Laura Stec | 0 comments | 1,369 views

Pockets of time
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 318 views