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ATHERTON

How new Atherton stoplight makes crossing El Camino more perilous

Atherton residents and officials say the new pedestrian-activated stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue -- which...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Nov 3, 2016 at 9:39 am | 17 comments | 6111 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park fire district buying Atherton property next to station

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District has purchased a residential property next door to its fire station on Almendral Avenue...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2017
Last comment by James McLaughlin , on Jun 7, 2017 at 4:35 pm | 17 comments | 4127 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Open space district acquires 79 acres

Already rich in open space, the town of Portola Valley is richer still with the gift Tuesday (Nov. 15) to the Midpeninsula...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by J.Booth, on Apr 1, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 7614 Views

WOODSIDE

Another lifeline for Woodside's Jackling house

A Woodside couple has come forward with a draft proposal to rescue Apple Corporation's Steve Jobs' historic Jackling house...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2010
Last comment by Emenot, on Oct 9, 2010 at 12:58 pm | 17 comments | 4153 Views

WOODSIDE

Cyclist injured in accident on Woodside Road

There was an accident involving a cyclist on Woodside Road near the intersection with Interstate 280 at about 6 a.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by Citizen A, on Nov 27, 2010 at 1:59 pm | 17 comments | 5223 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Write-in candidate adds some heat to Town Council race

With three candidates running for three seats, the Nov. 3 election for the Woodside Town Council had been looking to be...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by Julie White, on Oct 21, 2015 at 10:15 am | 17 comments | 4289 Views

WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside council hears appeal of $212,500 tree-felling fine

The Woodside Town Council will hear an appeal from a resident on Tuesday, June 14, requesting relief from a fine of $212,500...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2016
Last comment by Woodsider Lifer, on Jun 15, 2016 at 10:04 am | 17 comments | 5897 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Rodeo official says pig scramble a gentler affair this year

Children caught pigs in the annual pig scramble at the Woodside Junior Rodeo on Monday, July Fourth, but it was not the spectacle...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by SherMich, on Jul 6, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 17 comments | 2625 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: A new site for pig-scramble protest?

Woodside Town Hall is working with the Sheriff's Office to arrange a public-space gathering spot near the Mounted Patrol...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Jun 17, 2017 at 7:21 am | 17 comments | 2729 Views

FICTION

Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda answers Almanac questions about longevity and its effects, and activism...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 4331 Views

FICTION

First poll after Trump tape admithing sexual assualt - Trump drops like a rock, down 14

President Clinton would like to thank Trump's alt-right base of deplorables for blocking the path of a credible GOP candidate...

Original post made by Polls showing landslide on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Deck the halls, on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 985 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor wants to go her own way on Cool Cities

Tonight Mayor Fergusson made it clear that Menlo Park's environmental strategy was not something that is open for public...

Original post made by Serious about Global Warming on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Feb 19, 2007 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 4974 Views

MENLO PARK

Should the city buy the Park Theatre? Two views from City Council members

<B>Mayor sees it as a good deal for the city Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5164...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 7, 2007 at 3:08 pm | 16 comments | 4321 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Town Square

Circulating around town is an idea to provide a downtown TOWN SQUARE. This could become a gathering place, to talk, to mingle,...

Original post made by Town Square on Nov. 23, 2007
Last comment by menlo park resident, on Dec 9, 2007 at 10:08 am | 16 comments | 4205 Views

MENLO PARK

Showdown ahead on Oak Knoll building plan

An enormous valley oak tree that's become a flashpoint for opposition to the construction planned for Oak Knoll School may...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by tree hugger, on May 7, 2008 at 9:16 pm | 16 comments | 3602 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson says she'll run for re-election

Menlo Park City Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson announced today (July 15) that she plans to run for re-election to the Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by council watcher, on Aug 1, 2008 at 12:36 pm | 16 comments | 6313 Views

MENLO PARK

Opinion vs facts on high-speed train

In recent weeks there have been a number of letters to the editor, "Viewpoint" opinions and high-speed rail articles in which...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Cassandra, on Oct 24, 2008 at 8:00 pm | 16 comments | 3481 Views

MENLO PARK

Debate on public employee salaries, benefits

Before his final term ends as a board member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, Peter Carpenter aims to rouse the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Dec 22, 2008 at 10:57 am | 16 comments | 5053 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Let's work together on housing

It is sad to see Belle Haven residents at odds over a proposed 20-unit Habitat for Humanity housing complex on Terminal Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Big Questions, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 16 comments | 2747 Views

MENLO PARK

Tesla plans to move headquarters to Palo Alto

Tesla Motors, whose sleek, flashy roadsters have become a visible emblem of Bay Area's growing electric-car industry, is...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by woodsider, on Aug 24, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 16 comments | 2910 Views
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