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PORTOLA VALLEY

'The best version of Rossotti's that it's ever been': A new era begins for historic Alpine Inn

Updating a 167-year-old institution isn't easy when generations of customers feel a strong emotional attachment to it, like...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2019
Last comment by JoAnn, on Oct 11, 2019 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 5769 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gasoline prices, inflation and global warming-some thoughts

Are gasoline prices being monitored by any agency in the government? If not shouldn't they be? In the '70s gasoline shortages...

Original post made by Concerned in Palo Alto on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 5768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wow! Dow Closes Above 12,000

Market peak means party time. Menlo Park resident Doug McGee, a Senior Vice President at Wachovia Securities in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Doug McGee on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 20, 2006 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 5768 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four-track design back on the table for high-speed rail

A new analysis by the California High-Speed Rail Authority calling for a four-track rail system between the Bay Area and...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Feb 18, 2012 at 1:55 pm | 19 comments | 5768 Views

SPORTS

Vikings Pop Warner football: week 3

<I>This report is from Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park, a player on the Junior Midgets Vikings team. He is an eighth-grader at...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 5767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton donates $10K to high-speed rail litigation

Hoping to set an example for other local communities that will be impacted by construction of the high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 1, 2013 at 4:12 pm | 17 comments | 5766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Costs soar for plans to build new high school in Menlo Park

Price inflation has exacted a toll on Sequoia Union High School District plans to build two new small high schools (including...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 26, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 16 comments | 5766 Views

AROUND TOWN

La Entrada Middle School Toy Drive

The Community Service Club students at La Entrada School will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for children in the community...

Original post made by Jill Youngberg on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 16, 2006 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 5765 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 5765 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

What are you doing to prepare for wildland fire, earthquake?

A wildland fire or an earthquake could wreak havoc in Portola Valley, with its wooded semi-rural character and its location...

Original post made by Be Prepared on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 26, 2007 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 5765 Views

SPORTS

Riekes Center athletes compete in Rio Paralympics

Two athletes who train or work at the Riekes Center for Human Advancement in North Fair Oaks &#150; Katie Holloway and Steven...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Oct 3, 2016 at 2:47 pm | 1 comment | 5764 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Atherton, Woodside, Menlo Park

Crime reports for Atherton, Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/10/20/police-calls-atherton-police-report-stol...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 20, 2016 at 8:27 pm | 6 comments | 5764 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council may rue decision to withhold fire map

Home fire insurance rates are a major concern in wooded parts of Portola Valley. The potential impact on fire insurance was...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jun 4, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 5764 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Raise for fire chief still leaves him making less than his deputy

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman was given a $15,000 raise -- to $265,000 a year -- by the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 6, 2017 at 11:18 am | 17 comments | 5763 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hang up and ride

Just saw it again: a young kid, maybe 10 or 11, riding his bike on a busy arterial street, helmet on head, and yacking on...

Original post made by The Peripatetic Observer on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on May 7, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 5762 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Is JZ Cool worth checking out?

Has anyone eaten at JZ Cool since it reopened after renovations? I tried to get lunch there this afternoon, but it was closed,...

Original post made by Always hungry on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 5762 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

TESLA IS GOING PUBLIC

This ill fated company which cannot anticipate making money for at least 20 years is just moving so fast that it has announced...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Jun. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 5762 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Food-to-go outlet planned for Alice's Restaurant

It's not uncommon for customers of Alice's Restaurant in Woodside to plan a quick stop for a quick meal on their way to the...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2017
Last comment by EspressoYourself, on Apr 18, 2017 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 5762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man, 27, charged with rape of 15-year-old girl

Isaac Adam Rodriguez, 27, of Menlo Park, pleaded not guilty Friday, Sept. 18, to six felony charges relating to the alleged...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Shivaun, on Sep 21, 2015 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 5761 Views

AROUND TOWN

Community college PR head arrested on suspicion of sex with minors

An employee with the San Mateo County Community College District is suspected of engaging in sexual acts with two minors...

Original post made on May. 17, 2021
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 17, 2021 at 11:50 pm | 1 comment | 5761 Views
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