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MENLO PARK

Menlo council takes on big topics: El Camino, rail grade separations

El Camino Real and the Caltrain tracks cut through the heart of Menlo Park, and both are expected to headline the Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by coolio, on Jan 29, 2008 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2083 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The bells, my God, the bells!

Is anyone else aware of the severely out-of-tune qualities of the recorded bells that emanate several times a day from the...

Original post made by Joe on Jan. 18, 2008
Last comment by laughing, on Jan 29, 2008 at 3:31 pm | 11 comments | 2613 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Concern over church use of council chambers

The following letter was addressed to the members of the Menlo Park City Council: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5558...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 29, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 74 comments | 6677 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Winter Arts Festival

This weekend at Menlo-Atherton High School... Even though it is cold outside, this weekend will be HOT at Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Jan. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

La Entrada Spelling Bee

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SPELLING BEE WINNERS! Eighth grader Andra Bailard took top honors in the eighth annual La Entrada...

Original post made by G. Principe on Jan. 28, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2515 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Can Menlo Park mayor be fair on transit?

Menlo Park Mayor Andrew Cohen has announced that his term will be dedicated to transit and transportation. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Andy fan, on Jan 28, 2008 at 4:32 pm | 6 comments | 2398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 1/27/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. People Of The Book, Geraldine Brooks 2. World Without End, Ken Follett 3. Thousand Splendid...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 28, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2258 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Theatre investigation related to thefts

A burglary last June and thefts at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre are linked to the investigation of "financial crimes"...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 28, 2008 at 10:30 am | 1 comment | 2321 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo's big basketball win is just fan-tastic

Menlo School Athletic Director Craig Schoof had to rent some bleachers for the Knights' gym for Friday's basketball games...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2008
Last comment by crochunter, on Jan 28, 2008 at 1:53 am | 1 comment | 2297 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 former student, on Jan 27, 2008 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 2420 Views

MENLO PARK

UPDATE: Theatre investigation related to thefts

A burglary at the Palo Alto Children's Theatre last summer is linked to the investigation of financial crimes that caused...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 27, 2008 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 2225 Views

MENLO PARK

Watch global warming Webcast in Menlo Park

The Menlo Park Green Ribbon Citizens' Committee is hosting a live screening of "The 2 percent solution" Webcast on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by who's paying, on Jan 27, 2008 at 7:27 am | 2 comments | 2326 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Financial crimes' probe shuts Children's Theatre

A police investigation into "financial crimes" at the historic Palo Alto Children's Theatre has closed the theater indefinitely,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2008
Last comment by Ernest, on Jan 25, 2008 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 2224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal’s Mimi Blais Performs Valentine’s Evening in Menlo Park

Famed concert pianist Mimi Blais from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, performs romantic ragtime, waltzes, and other delights for...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 24, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2545 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man arrested in school theft

A Menlo Park man allegedly tried to swipe a frozen chicken from the offices of an East Palo Alto school district Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2008
Last comment by Cosette, on Jan 24, 2008 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 2136 Views

MENLO PARK

MP homeless vets programs win grants

The federal government is funding programs around the country to help military veterans, including in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by August, on Jan 23, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2220 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents report unpleasant taste to tap water

The Almanac has received several reports of unpleasant changes to the smell and taste of local tap water over the last few...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Feeling Blue, on Jan 23, 2008 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 2407 Views

MENLO PARK

MP medical office complex approved

Although Menlo Park City Council members don't like plans to build a medical office complex at the site of the closed Acorn...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by a pro=growther, on Jan 22, 2008 at 8:10 pm | 17 comments | 2449 Views

ATHERTON

What's Up with Water?

The water has been cloudy for the past few weeks. Not a big deal; it's bubbles. Within the last 24 hours, it has taken...

Original post made by LindenwoodWater on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 2681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pharmaca plans store in downtown Menlo Park

Pharmaca, a growing chain of pharmacies that offers both prescription medication and natural remedies, is taking steps to...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by another question, on Jan 21, 2008 at 7:03 pm | 4 comments | 2443 Views
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