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MENLO PARK

Time to kill off the Downtown visioning process

A letter urging Council to rethink the visioning process was suggested. This downtown visioning process needs much more...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Was it "Political" - NO, on Jun 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 22 comments | 3874 Views

WOODSIDE

The troubled beauty of Skyline Boulevard

The 26 miles of Skyline Boulevard between Highway 9 in Saratoga and Highway 92 in San Mateo is used by some as an adult playground...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by poster, on Nov 22, 2013 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 3874 Views

MENLO PARK

Volatile public comment on downtown plan

The third session of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan inspired...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 41 comments | 3873 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. 3872 Views

ATHERTON

Buckheit offers Atherton council deal to resolve lawsuit

Saying he's "willing to be reasonable if you are," Atherton resident Jon Buckheit told the Atherton City Council on Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 20, 2011 at 6:04 pm | 58 comments | 3872 Views

AROUND TOWN

State law will require fire sprinklers in homes

After trying for several years to persuade the city of Menlo Park to adopt an ordinance requiring fire sprinklers in new...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Resident X, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:59 am | 17 comments | 3871 Views

AROUND TOWN

Media Center seeks "Local Heroes"

The Mid-peninsula Community Media Center (the “Media Center”) will honor eight “local heroes” in their first “Local Hero...

Original post made by Louise Pencavel on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3870 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Deputies search for man missing from construction site

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is searching for a construction worker who disappeared from a job site in...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2014
Last comment by Les , on Mar 21, 2014 at 4:14 am | 4 comments | 3869 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Ferguson e-mail: Public invited to "One Menlo Park" event, brainstorming session

Following is a press release e-mailed by Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson: With the city-issued press release (below),...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Dec. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3865 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Priory's big basketball success

With players from three Eastern European countries, one would think that the Woodside Priory boy's basketball team would...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2008
Last comment by CrocHunter, on Feb 13, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 3863 Views

WOODSIDE

Bike to Work ... and Preschool Day

Aaron Lipp gets a little help from his dad Joshua at Woodside's Bike to Work "energizer station" this morning. Aaron fueled...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on May. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3861 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo parking a factor in closing of Boutique 4

After five years in business in downtown Menlo Park, Boutique 4 has closed at 809 Santa Cruz Ave., according to Tamara Michel,...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Feb 18, 2011 at 10:42 am | 78 comments | 3861 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Horsley says rising economy led him to end his $1 salary

In explaining his decision to collect his $120,000 annual salary after two years of working for $1 a year, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Jan 14, 2013 at 8:57 am | 41 comments | 3857 Views

MENLO PARK

Duncan's plan for Park Theater rejected by council members

A plan by Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan to have the city buy the Park Theatre building on El Camino Real and lease it...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2007
Last comment by odd geezer, on Nov 10, 2007 at 1:15 pm | 48 comments | 3856 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park wants to hire 9 full-time planners

With an estimated 35 projects in the pipeline, Menlo Park wants to nearly double the size of its planning department. The...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2013
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Feb 15, 2013 at 9:37 am | 26 comments | 3856 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Six people injured in shooting

Six people were shot and injured in East Palo Alto on Sunday afternoon near a McDonald's restaurant on University Avenue,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 6, 2013 at 10:01 pm | 4 comments | 3856 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch resigns (unbeknownst to Almanac)

You gotta love the way our hometown newspaper, in its apparent effort to be the next Gentry, manages to cover every society...

Original post made by Local news? on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by Nushound, on Jan 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 3853 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested in Menlo Park burglary

On Friday afternoon, a Menlo Park resident noticed that the house seemed a bit emptier than it had that morning, what with...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2014
Last comment by Lee, on Apr 14, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 3 comments | 3849 Views

MENLO PARK

Mt. Olive church honors founding pastor Hattie Bostic

"Friend, mother, therapist, pastor, bricklayer, writer, politician, speaker, soul-saver, teacher, confidante, counselor." Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Dr. L. A. Anderson, on Dec 22, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 5 comments | 3848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: $95,000 diamond ring missing from Atherton home

Crime reports from Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/12/10/police-calls-95000-diamond-ring-missing-fr...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by liz, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 3847 Views
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