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SPORTS

Atherton's Bellis, 15, pulls stunning upset at U.S. Open

American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since 1996 -- almost three years...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by tennis watcher, 26 minutes ago | 2 comments | 353 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Plumbers' rob Atherton home while resident distracted

Atherton police say a home on Mesa Court was burglarized on Thursday, Aug. 28, after a man who said he was a plumber investigating...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by pearl, 51 minutes ago | 1 comment | 125 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Counsel for SHD advise directors to avoid forum

I have posted a topic on this forum creating a "Dissolution Dialogue for Healthcare Districts". http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/12/sequel-to-dissolution-dialogue-on-healt...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 44 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Neighbors protest water waste at Corte Madera School

Portola Valley residents who live near Corte Madera School have become increasingly upset this summer as water continues...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Conservation Resident, 1 hour ago | 12 comments | 2253 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by parent, 2 hours ago | 8 comments | 907 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: City newsletter criticized for bias against Measure M

Menlo Focus, the city's quarterly newsletter, generally garners only as much attention as it takes to decide whether to read...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 2 hours ago | 45 comments | 1834 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by Cycling Pete, 3 hours ago | 25 comments | 3442 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Reports: Multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it has received reports of multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by keep em wild!, 5 hours ago | 3 comments | 1037 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes for yield signs on Wallea Drive

Despite the strong recommendations of transportation staff and the majority of the Transportation Commission to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Good grief, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M freezes Menlo Park into the past

Measure M freezes these definition: ECR SPECIFIC PLAN AREA VOTER-ADOPTED DEVELOPMENT DEFINITIONS AND STANDARDS. 1 - ECR...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 15 hours ago | 9 comments | 249 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, 15 hours ago | 2 comments | 2492 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Roger Reynolds site may sprout townhomes

When the Roger Reynolds Nursery & Carriage Stop abruptly closed in 2013 after 97 years in business, patrons lamented its...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, 19 hours ago | 28 comments | 2839 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tightens water belt

New water restrictions will take effect on Thursday, Aug. 28, for all customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Knock Knock!, 22 hours ago | 10 comments | 2215 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manger Alex McIntyre should be fired

Quoting from the Sandy Brundage article: http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/26/menlo-park-city-newsletter-criticized-for-bias-against-measure-m Mayor...

Original post made by old timer on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by get real, on Aug 28, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 178 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rationale for Sequoia Healthcare District's continuation of property.tax collection.

When the Sequoia Hospital District(alias Sequoia Healthcare District) sold Sequoia Hospital with voter approval of Measure...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 39 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Doug Radtke, on Aug 28, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 6 comments | 166 Views

WOODSIDE

Kings Mountain Art Fair returns this weekend

The Kings Mountain Art Fair, to be held once again over the Labor Day weekend at Kings Mountain, continues to rise in the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 320 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Arizona men charged in burglary

Two Arizona men flew to the Bay Area for a brief stay in March 2012 and, while here, burglarized an unoccupied Woodside home...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gypsy, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:00 am | 4 comments | 1025 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Backers of Mandarin immersion program plan charter school in Menlo Park

With ambitions to open by fall 2015, supporters of a Mandarin-language immersion program who were turned down by the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by MMICS Supporter, on Aug 28, 2014 at 2:32 am | 60 comments | 4120 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M is a Trojan Horse that will allow anybody to stop anything

Why did Save Menlo produce Measure M? Two years ago Save Menlo made an impassioned plea to Stanford to change its proposed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 27, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 73 Views
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The dress code
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Anglo Menlo Park
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Council election, and then some.
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