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Newspapers Commit Suicide

Friday morning the San Francisco Chronicle fired 30 people, without notice. Now the San Diego Union-Tribune is getting rid...

Original post made by Steve Frank on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by also jaded, on May 11, 2009 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 1557 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts council

On April 14, with more than one of the night owls in the council chambers rubbing her eyes as the hour hand of the clock...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 9, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1456 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman dragged out of council meeting by police

A roomful of spectators looked on as police officers dragged a longtime Menlo Park resident out of the council chambers at...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by noblesse, on May 8, 2009 at 10:26 pm | 32 comments | 2303 Views

MENLO PARK

New phone number for The Almanac newsroom

The Almanac newsroom has a new phone number: (650) 854-2690. Please update your records and use this number only to reach...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1512 Views

MENLO PARK

Nak's Market: Going strong at 40

For a refreshing change from serve-yourself, warehouse-sized stores, stop by for a friendly visit at Nak's Market, 1151 Chestnut...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Vera, on May 8, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest directors plan to sue Sequoia district

A court battle appears likely if, as expected, the directors of Everest Public High School, a new charter school that plans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 8, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1899 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: League of Women Voters says 'no' on key propositions

The League of Women Voters does not concur with The Almanac's recommendations on the May 19 ballot measures, although we...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Democratica, on May 8, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 4 comments | 1912 Views

AROUND TOWN

French wine and cheese tasting Friday

French wines and cheeses will be paired at a tasting event on Friday, May 8, at GC's Tasting Cafe & Specialty Market in downtown...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Christian, on May 8, 2009 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1631 Views

MENLO PARK

City working with Sun Microsystems

Menlo Park officials are trying to persuade Sun Microsystems to retain its Menlo Park campus, in light of the hardware and...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by another concerd citizen, on May 7, 2009 at 4:04 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday Storytime at the Atherton Library

Saturday May 9th at 11 AM, there will be a family storytime and craft for all ages. Free admission. The library is located...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1934 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday storytime at the Atherton Library

Saturday May 9th at 11 AM, there will be a family storytime and craft for all ages. Free admission. The library is located...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1659 Views

ATHERTON

Film night at the Atherton Library

Friday, May 8th at 7 PM, there will be a movie night for adults. An Argentine comedy about a nine-year-old boy whose feuding...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1773 Views

MENLO PARK

What's wrong with downtown Menlo Park?

Santa Cruz Avenue is looking pretty dowtrodden these days with so many stores closed down and boarded up, while downtown...

Original post made by Downtown on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Squirrell, on May 7, 2009 at 10:13 am | 37 comments | 4724 Views

ATHERTON

Teen book discussion at Atherton Library

The library is looking for teens/tweens interested in joing a summer book discussion group. The first meeting is tentatively...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on May 6, 2009 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

ATHERTON

Job Hunting on the Internet

FREE computer class: Learn the best places to post your resume and network online. Wednesday, May 13 10:00 - 11:30am Atherton...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1881 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Senators push for rail oversight, outreach

Local officials and residents aren't alone in their concern about a "lack of transparency" and inadequate oversight in the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on May 6, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 1793 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't let it rain on my parade

A man in a Superman bathrobe and propeller beanie glides by on his bicycle. Kids in raincoats, dogs leashed and unleashed....

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by M. Thompson, on May 6, 2009 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by pragmatic, on May 6, 2009 at 11:38 am | 6 comments | 2668 Views

MENLO PARK

Tensions resurface over bike/pedestrian bridge

Long-simmering tensions surrounding a bike/pedestrian bridge over U.S. 101 at Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park are boiling over...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Safety First, on May 6, 2009 at 11:12 am | 20 comments | 2753 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts Menlo Park council

Henry Riggs, chair of Menlo Park's Planning Commission, charges that the City Council acted rashly in revising an ordinance...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 6, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 1620 Views
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