Local voters back Obama and McCain
Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, was the top vote-getter in The Almanac's circulation area (Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside) in the Democratic primary Feb. 5, ...
Sea level rising
In a stunning reversal, the slogan for San Francisco Bay may have changed from "Save the Bay" to "Save the Land."
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Keplerís Weekly Bestsellers 2/10/08
1 People Of The Book, Geraldine Brooks
2 Appeal, John Grisham
3 Senator's Wife, Sue Miller
4 World Without End, Ken Follett
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MP district pursues after-school care at Laurel
There's a huge need for after-school childcare at Menlo Park City schools, and the district is going to do something about it, school board members said on Tuesday, Feb. 5.
Woodside Priory's big basketball success
With players from three Eastern European countries, one would think that the Woodside Priory boy's basketball team would have some difficulty communicating. Yet, the Panthers ...
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Ravenswood voters approve Measure M
Voters in the Ravenswood City School District, which encompasses parts of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, overwhelmingly approved Measure M, extending the current $98 annual pa...
Super Tuesday in Portola Valley, Atherton
Barack Obama supporters in Portola Valley applaud his speech on TV on election night, Feb. 5. They are, from left (seated on the couch) Joan Polinsky, Samira Amid-Houzour, Noo...
Atherton boys lead water polo team
Senior Marker Anderson and sophomore Grant Villeneuve, both of Atherton, led Deerfield Academy — a college preparatory school in Deerfield, Massachusetts — to its ...
Caltrain night-time work on tracks
Caltrain will perform routine track maintenance at several locations next week, including the town of Atherton. To avoid train delays the work will take place from 10 p.m. to ...
Have you had your say on the new gym?
Efforts to build a new Burgess Gym with Menlo Park taxpayers' dollars got off to a confusing start last week, as gym user groups and neighbors were invited to weigh in on what...
Police station approved for Belle Haven
After more than three years of delays, it looks like a police station will finally be built in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood.
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Letter: Mayor made right call on Dumbarton rail
I'm pleased we have a Menlo Park mayor who is willing to both advocate for smart and useful transit and be critical of some proposed wasteful transportation projects.
Editorial: Facing the challenge of rising tides
Getting your arms around global warming is not easy. The more we learn about the energy-guzzling sins of our past, the more we realize there will be hell to pay down the road ...
How delegates are chosen in California
The primary election is important, but the ultimate choice of which candidates will be nominated is in the hands of the Republican and Democratic party delegates.
Global Warming / Climate Change -- other views
Menlo Park under the leadership of Mayor Fergusson spent practically her whole term in office trying to make MP becoming a model green city. Other views were shunted aside by...
Voters invited to avoid election day tsunami
Local voters have the opportunity to vote early and avoid the Election Day rush Tuesday.
On Saturday, Feb. 2, and Monday, Feb. 4, voters can drop off absentee ballots or vot...
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Menlo Park Afterschool Childcare
If you are planning on registering you incoming kinder this week in one of the Menlo Park School District elementary schools you should know ahead of time that there are NO ON...