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MENLO PARK

Local firefighters help out in San Bruno

Local firefighters played a role in fighting the massive residential fire in San Bruno believed to have started with the...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 14, 2010 at 8:49 pm | 9 comments | 1538 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Special election in May for new county supervisor

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has decided to hold an all-mail special election in May to replace outgoing District...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:00 pm | 5 comments | 1894 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilwoman to pay for D.C. trip -- for now

No stranger to raising eyebrows, Menlo Park Councilwoman Kelly Fergusson did it again when she mentioned staying at a $400...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 7, 2011 at 9:26 pm | 31 comments | 2862 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain gets $16 million grant for signal upgrades

Caltrain's effort to upgrade its train service surged ahead Thursday when the Federal Railroad Administration awarded the...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 24, 2011 at 6:46 pm | 4 comments | 1507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What's new at local schools

As students returned to class last week, they discovered new course offerings, facilities, and staff. An increased focus...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Aug 31, 2011 at 11:21 pm | 2 comments | 2274 Views

OTHER TOPICS

La Entrada School celebrates life of teacher Jason Picetti

A celebration of the life of Jason Picetti was held Saturday, Oct. 22, at La Entrada Middle School in Menlo Park, where he...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Latai, on Oct 31, 2011 at 5:29 pm | 2 comments | 1631 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public college board members met in private

All five members of the San Mateo County Community College District board served on a committee that met privately to run...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 4 comments | 1413 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Beating the drums for jazz

Most of us forever remember the magical moment when a great passion ignites. For Jon Krosnick, the magic occurred in 1972,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Erskine, on Jul 25, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

MENLO PARK

Joe Biden drops by Menlo Park

Caption for photo in print edition: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14236 posted...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Larry Wallace, on Jun 20, 2013 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1383 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 5329 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: DeGolia wins

Rick DeGolia has won the vacant seat on the Atherton City Council by a huge margin, with all precincts counted. Read the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2013
Last comment by New Era, on Nov 7, 2013 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1509 Views

MENLO PARK

District attorney: No charge in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins on Menlo Park sidewalk

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by what de ...., on Jan 26, 2014 at 5:56 pm | 22 comments | 11505 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans seeks mobility volunteers

The SamTrans Mobility Ambassador Program is looking for volunteers to help older adults and people with disabilities navigate...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2014
Last comment by Marsha Herr, on Apr 13, 2014 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's Office warns of rise in burglaries

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is warning residents of an increase in burglaries throughout the Peninsula, south...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by gina, on Jun 30, 2014 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 2415 Views

MENLO PARK

The best of all worlds

What's a "marketbar?" Please, let it be not another pricey, erratic new eatery that's trendier than thou and louder than...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 17, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 5 comments | 2859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Fine diluted again for felling trees

It's been eight years since Woodside's Town Council amended the town's tree protection law. Take down three or more significant...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Nancy, on Nov 9, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 3 comments | 1620 Views

FICTION

Wednesday at Kepler's: Armistead Maupin concludes 'Tales of the City'

With "The Days of Anna Madrigal," the ninth book in his "Tales of the City" series, beloved San Francisco writer Armistead...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2015
Last comment by Exasperated reader, on Jan 28, 2015 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 1761 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Portola Valley, Woodside hold Earth Fair

With a theme of "Carbon: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" for the 2015 Portola Valley and Woodside Earth Fair on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by Peter, on Apr 7, 2015 at 12:23 am | 1 comment | 1955 Views

MENLO PARK

County creates veterans commission

Veterans of military service who live in San Mateo County will have a representative body that speaks directly to the county...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Jun 22, 2015 at 6:31 pm | 5 comments | 1467 Views

MENLO PARK

How Ray Mueller got involved in preserving memory of Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Menlo Park Councilman Ray Mueller, board members with the Menlo-Atherton Little League, and other residents have rallied...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by measure m supporter, on Sep 28, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 8 comments | 3579 Views
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