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Apology due from Almanac Editorial Staff

My Grandson Ryan Ferrari,21, was killed in an auto accident on Saturday 28th Nov 09, on a road in Woodside Hills. His funeral...

Original post made by Ray McIntyre on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Agreed, on Dec 9, 2009 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 1394 Views

MENLO PARK

Bad Judgment by Outgoing Mayor

I was invited to attend a reception in the city council chambers this evening to welcome in the new Mayor Rich Cline. I...

Original post made by Council Watcher on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by not betting, but..., on Dec 8, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 63 comments | 3198 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Political maneuver kicks off celebratory meeting

While Menlo Park's City Council followed its order of succession in naming a mayor and vice mayor at its Dec. 1 meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Almanac Reader, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 1128 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council meeting cancelled

A special Atherton City Council meeting set for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Thelma, on Dec 8, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail slow down: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board Thursday (Dec. 3) rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dan Dippery, on Dec 8, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1309 Views

MENLO PARK

Early morning fire hits commercial laundry

Fire investigators are looking for possible causes of an early morning fire in a couple of tubs used to store mops at a commercial...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by A Resident, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo opposes Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, announced Wednesday her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockman, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 1678 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public relations complications for high-speed rail

Public relations complications for high-speed rail, and a Menlo Park native made it big in Hollywood. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 8, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 5 comments | 1501 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears Varsity Basketball wins thriller against Sacred Heart Prep 60 - 52

Senior point guard Jeff Keller and senior forward Nils Gilbertson combined for 46 points as the Menlo-Atherton (1-1) Boys...

Original post made by calfan on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1826 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Mexican Cooking Program at Atherton Library

New York native, Nicole Salgado will be demonstrating recipes from her cookbook, "Bajio's Bounty" at the library on Sunday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by respect and consideration, on Dec 8, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Musical storytime will be held on Thursday, December 10th at 4 PM for all ages. This is the last musical storytime of the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1543 Views

ATHERTON

Friends of the Library open house

The Friends of the Atherton Library will host their annual holiday open house at the library on Wednesday, December 9th,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Financial Workshop at Atherton Library

"Fiscally Fit" workshop to be held Wednesday, December 9 at 7 PM. This workshop will cover basic financial principles, wealth...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1308 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Puppet Show at Atherton Library

Nick Barone Puppets will present "Holiday Treats" puppet show at the library on Monday, December 14th at 4 PM. For ages 3...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1514 Views

MOVIES

Movie Night at Atherton Library

The library will host a family holiday movie night on Friday, December 11 at 7 PM. The film will be "Muppet Christmas Carol"...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 5401 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Virginia Bacon photos of snow on local hilltops

"What a joy to wake up this morning and find snow on the local hilltops," says Virginia Bacon of Portola Valley, who sent...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Vern Rogers, on Dec 8, 2009 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 1596 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hwy. 84 reopens following major-injury crash

State Highway 84 in unincorporated San Mateo County has reopened after a motorcycle crashed Monday afternoon (Nov. 30), causing...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by carlos, on Dec 7, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 3 comments | 1705 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district gets AA+ bond rating

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is tooting its horn over recently receiving the highest rating possible from Standard...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1234 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State releases report on climate change

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger joined other political and business leaders on San Francisco's Treasure Island this morning...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by ohn Mashey, on Dec 5, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 5 comments | 1837 Views

MENLO PARK

City now gets Tesla sales tax

Menlo Park only recently began receiving sales tax revenue for roadsters sold at Tesla Motors' flagship dealership, according...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 4, 2009 at 4:45 pm | 15 comments | 1411 Views
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