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Menlo Park: Should city pay for Uber, Lyft rides to reduce parking congestion downtown?

The city of Menlo Park is looking at the idea of subsidizing Uber and Lyft rides for local residents as a way to reduce parking...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2017
Last comment by Portola Valley Resident, 8 hours ago | 25 comments | 2212 Views


Mobile pizza ovens move to Menlo Park, Atherton

Zume, a robot-powered pizza business based in Mountain View, is expanding its delivery service into Menlo Park, Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by Stats, 13 hours ago | 7 comments | 1559 Views


Man accused of attempting to kill three doctors

A Visalia man, accused of plotting to kill three doctors (including a resident of Menlo Park) for treatments he claims harmed...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2017
Last comment by reviewer, on Jul 26, 2017 at 3:00 pm | 3 comments | 1904 Views


Permit approved for new taqueria in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Planning Commission has unanimously approved a use permit for a new Salvadoran and Mexican taqueria in downtown...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Three Amigos, on Jul 22, 2017 at 8:21 am | 9 comments | 1890 Views


Obama’s Medicare hypocrisy

Dick Morris wrote a great article on how Obama is throwing seniors under the Medicare Bus. Please refer to this article...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by Grass is greener, on Jul 20, 2017 at 9:36 am | 127 comments | 6853 Views


Parole denied in 1987 murder case in Menlo Park

One of two men convicted of murder in a 1987 residential burglary of a Belle Haven apartment in Menlo Park has been denied...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 1844 Views


Woodside High foundation raises $1 million for students

Woodside High School students during the past school year were beneficiaries of a pile of private money. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 18, 2017 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 1590 Views


Paye's Undisputed TNT settle for second in AAU Nationals

Paye's Undisputed TNT lost to The Murfreesboro Force, 59-49, in the championship game of the Eight-grade Division II AAU...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 483 Views


County asks federal transportation department to investigate Surf Air

The gloves appear to be off in San Mateo County's fight against Surf Air, just as the airline prepares for a major expansion. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2017
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 18, 2017 at 1:16 am | 14 comments | 2941 Views


Protesters at San Carlos Airport complain of Surf Air noise

Customers of Surf Air arriving or departing from the San Carlos Airport Saturday morning, June 17, were greeted by a crowd...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2017
Last comment by As to SA, on Jul 17, 2017 at 11:21 pm | 50 comments | 4546 Views


Menlo-Atherton Little League was host of all-star tournament

This year the Menlo-Atherton Little League hosted the 2017 District 52 All-Stars Tournament for the 11-12 age group. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2017
Last comment by Anonymouse, on Jul 16, 2017 at 9:48 am | 1 comment | 459 Views


Menlo Park fire district votes to find new site for downtown station

The redevelopment of Fire Station 6 on two lots at Oak Grove Avenue and Hoover Street seems an unlikely ground zero for Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 15, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 46 comments | 7617 Views


Portola Valley: Public invited for coffee with mayor, assemblyman

The public is invited to bring questions and concerns to a coffee and a chat with Portola Valley Mayor Craig Hughes and...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by liz, on Jul 13, 2017 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 921 Views


Survey to ask residents if Atherton should create its own fire district

Two months before the consultants Atherton has hired to do a fiscal review of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District release...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 12, 2017 at 10:57 am | 31 comments | 453 Views


Farmers' Market celebrates 25th year

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Menlo Park Farmers' Market, the Menlo Park Lions Club will host a celebration...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jeanne, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1193 Views


Restaurant review: British Bankers Club has visual appeal but food is astray

The recently reopened British Bankers Club in Menlo Park has all the elements of a destination restaurant, except for the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2017
Last comment by Susan Bird, on Jul 6, 2017 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 2291 Views


Silberman & Nibbelin join Munks & Wastaffe Tag TEAM against Deputy Lopez

November 10, 2015 the Civil Service Commission was seated to hear an appeal hearing of Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez suspension...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 6, 2017 at 8:05 am | 1 comment | 1213 Views


Ex-assemblyman Gordon to head California Forestry Association

Rich Gordon, a former member of the state Assembly and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, has dropped plans to run...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Jul 3, 2017 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2292 Views


What makes Almanac headlines - and what doesn't

This makes an Almanac headline: Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799 Original post made on Apr...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 355 Views


Portola Valley: Large tortoise returns home

A large tortoise that paid a surprise visit Monday morning to a Portola Valley home on Wyndham Drive was claimed last night...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 1810 Views
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Umeboshi - The Macrobiotic Antibiotic
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By Stuart Soffer | 3 comments | 395 views

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