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MENLO PARK

CALENDAR: Menlo Park street festival continues Sunday

Connoisseurs' Marketplace continues Sunday in downtown Menlo Park. Santa Cruz Avenue is closed to vehicles in the festival...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by HillbillyHell, on Jul 19, 2008 at 10:35 pm | 1 comment | 2080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Animal shelter open until midnight Saturday

The Peninsula Humane Society and Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in San Mateo will keep its doors open until...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2008
Last comment by shelby, on Jul 19, 2008 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 2096 Views

MENLO PARK

So, what do we do about it?

If reducing greenhouse gases and dependence on foreign oil is more critical than ever, thinking of new ways to get more...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:59 pm | 10 comments | 2547 Views

AROUND TOWN

National Compliment Club, Local Chapter

Perhaps its time and long overdue for a local chapter of the National Compliment Club to be started. Think how refreshing...

Original post made by Glass Half Full on Jul. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school dropout rate: 24 percent

In the last school year, nearly a quarter of California's public high school students dropped out before graduating, according...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by HOT MAMMA, on Jul 18, 2008 at 4:41 pm | 2 comments | 2092 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hundreds protest at MP offices of buyout firm

Several hundred people showed up this afternoon at the Menlo Park offices of the buyout firm, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts &...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2548 Views

MENLO PARK

Community Engagement Manager

It seems like the best kept secret in town is the newly hired Community Engatement Manager. Has anyone seen her? For a...

Original post made by Just Wondering II on Jul. 3, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Jul 18, 2008 at 11:17 am | 41 comments | 3109 Views

OTHER TOPICS

OBITUARIES

<i> The Almanac runs obituaries in its news section on people who lived in, or played a prominent role in, Atherton, Menlo...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 17, 2008 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2407 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside director of planning resigns

Hope Sullivan, Woodside's planning director and assistant town manager, resigned effective June 26, said Town Manager Susan...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by CC, on Jul 17, 2008 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2914 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor eyes annexing the neighbors

Atherton mayor Jim Janz is serious about exploring the possibility of annexing unincorporated neighborhoods between the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Ritchie Rich, on Jul 17, 2008 at 11:47 am | 10 comments | 2662 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Robert Wallace killed in tractor accident

Robert Wallace, 58, of La Honda died Sunday after a tractor he was driving near Alpine Road south of Portola Valley overturned...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kerry Woodhams, on Jul 16, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 6 comments | 2638 Views

MENLO PARK

Who is this man? Why is he waiting for a bus?

Our roving correspondent and ace photographer came upon a strange sight near The Almanac offices on Friday afternoon. He...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by residentII, on Jul 16, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 2366 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Layoffs help school balance budget

Woodside Elementary School should be able to eke out a balanced budget for the coming year, largely thanks to staff layoffs...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2008
Last comment by , on Jul 15, 2008 at 6:44 pm | 1 comment | 2210 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Leaving car engine running while at the ATM

To the woman in scrubs at the Wells Fargo ATM last week: Ma'am, there is only one reason to leave your car running while...

Original post made by Asphyxia on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Reba, on Jul 15, 2008 at 11:09 am | 6 comments | 2363 Views

ATHERTON

Family Service Appoints Atherton Philanthropist Ed Seipp as Lifetime Board Member

Ed Seipp, a retired, 90-year-old Atherton resident and major Bay Area philanthropist, recently was appointed as a lifetime...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Jul. 14, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3326 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mileage and Smileage from Slowage

Congresswoman Jackie Speier, from our neck of the woods, is an advocate for and has proposed legislation reducing speeds...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Resident, on Jul 14, 2008 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1999 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest Opinion: Council needs to set aside agenda for downtown Menlo visioning project

One thing I have learned over the years is that anyone who serves on the City Council has good intentions. They just have...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 14, 2008 at 3:48 pm | 5 comments | 2529 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - July 13, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Patent Lie - Paul Goldstein 2. No 1 You Know - Michelle Richmond 3. Goodnight Bush - Eric...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jul. 14, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1966 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theatre - The New Standard

Given how long the Park Theatre has been allowed to be boarded up, combined with covered graffiti, weeds and trash visible...

Original post made by Visioning Committee Observer on Jul. 12, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 13, 2008 at 10:52 pm | 3 comments | 2170 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: City of the future will have to be sustainable

Mercedes Benz has announced that in seven years it will no longer manufacture cars that run on gasoline. Other car makers...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by get it right, on Jul 12, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 3 comments | 2112 Views
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