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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford mixed-use project to undergo environmental impact analysis

For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 5703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Monday, September 9th at 11 am: Fall Preschool Storytimes begin. For ages 3-5. Tuesday, September 10th at 10:30 am: Toddler...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 5703 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man told to pay $19K in restitution for Atherton, Menlo Park crimes

James Grady, 61, of East Palo Alto, who was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in January for charges related to a 2014...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Support Local Law Enforcement, on May 6, 2015 at 12:41 pm | 4 comments | 5703 Views

MENLO PARK

Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 31 comments | 5702 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boutique hotel may produce $600K in city taxes its first year

"Public benefits" was a refrain at the Nov. 16 Menlo Park Planning Commission meeting, this time with regard to Pollock Financial...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Downtown-err, on Nov 24, 2015 at 8:39 am | 18 comments | 5702 Views

MENLO PARK

Polynesian food truck launches in Belle Haven

After spending 25 years as a biotech engineer, Keke Lepulu, 47, of Menlo Park, says he was weary of being a cog in the Silicon...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2017
Last comment by Howdy, on Mar 27, 2017 at 6:56 pm | 2 comments | 5702 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Let them eat bread

As is common among bread bakers, Portola Valley resident and part-time baker Phil Reilly starts his day early. Not 3 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by MadamPresident, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 5702 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley law enforcement funds restored

There's good news and bad news out of Sacramento for the extra Sheriff's Office squad car that patrols Woodside and Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 5702 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ink and cinnabar: blending cultures in China

Nine California students teach English to rural Chinese students ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Eunice Chan, a senior at Castilleja...

Original post made by Eunice Chan on Oct. 12, 2007
Last comment by , on Oct 12, 2007 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 5701 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Terms of use; monitoring posts on Town Square

We are taking offline some posts that don't meet the Terms of Use for Town Square, including recent posts of "sarcastic fiction."...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 7, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5701 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Secrecy surrounds the now-closed Al's Nursery

Al's Nursery, an institution for 51 years in Portola Valley, closed on March 16. The doors of the nursery building at 900...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by resident, on Mar 26, 2011 at 9:02 am | 1 comment | 5701 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Stanford University sued over Searsville Dam

Two environmental groups have filed a federal lawsuit against Stanford University for allegedly harming the threatened steelhead...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by Susan Brodsky, on Feb 6, 2013 at 8:50 pm | 5 comments | 5701 Views

WOODSIDE

Private meeting held between Facebook officials and East Palo Alto advocates

A private town hall meeting was held at the East Palo Alto Senior Center on Monday, Nov. 28, between Facebook executives...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2017
There are no comments yet. 5701 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mom wins a makeover

Instead of riding her bike to work, picking up the kids at school, or shopping for groceries, Gudrun Enger of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 18, 2017 at 9:43 pm | 3 comments | 5700 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Name released for new downtown restaurant

The name for a new restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, set to occupy the site of the former Bradley's Fine Diner, has been...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2017
Last comment by ray ban, on Aug 16, 2017 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 5700 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors helping neighbors

Even as the dark shadow of COVID-19 sweeps across our communities, lights of local organizations are popping up as neighbors...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2020
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2020 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 5700 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almanac editorial: Thomsen, Ferrando for high school board

<I>This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> With the seats of retiring members Sally...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 5700 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Home sales: Atherton home sells for $23 million

A complete list of home sales on the Midpeninsula. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2018/01/29/home-sales...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2018
Last comment by I'm not a racist, but..., on Jan 30, 2018 at 9:53 pm | 3 comments | 5700 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city employee arrested

A Menlo Park public works employee was arrested Tuesday (July 23) on suspicion of stealing about $1,800 worth of fuel from...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Aug 28, 2013 at 4:50 pm | 4 comments | 5699 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Sharon Green renovations pass round two

The Planning Commission suggested that the owners of an apartment complex in Sharon Heights find a way to save some of the...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Feb 24, 2014 at 11:17 am | 5 comments | 5699 Views
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