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MENLO PARK

New view of Hillview Middle School

Solar panels cover the roofs in this future vision of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2661...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Go Hillview!, on Oct 8, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2225 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 | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area home sales rise in June

Bay Area home sales in June jumped to their highest level in almost three years because of the perception among home buyers...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 6 comments | 1949 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday: City to unveil plan to revamp downtown area

Menlo Park lays out plans for one or more parking garages, and a small covered marketplace downtown. Public workshop set...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 18, 2009 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 1464 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ormondale principal to retire

Ormondale Principal Eva Gal has decided to retire in June after guiding the Portola Valley elementary school for the past...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Linda Vlasic, on Apr 6, 2010 at 4:42 pm | 2 comments | 2987 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Surprise of a lifetime

Longtime M-A High jazz band director Frank Moura responds to a surprise concert made up of four decades of alumni jazz bands...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by MAParent, on Jun 2, 2010 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: High-speed rail off track

With state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, adding his voice to the growing criticism of the California High-Speed Rail Authority,...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 19, 2010 at 3:05 pm | 6 comments | 2344 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: Jonelle Grace Madsen of Atherton, recently celebrated 70th wedding anniversary

Jonelle Grace Madsen, who resided in Atherton for the past 36 years, died Oct. 8, just a few weeks after she and her husband...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Janine, on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters lukewarm on raising Las Lomitas parcel tax

The Las Lomitas School District is debating whether to ask voters to increase the district's $311 annual parcel tax next...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by Dorothy, on Jan 29, 2011 at 11:24 am | 47 comments | 4554 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living with coyotes in Almanac country

Missing cat posters are a common sight in some parts of Woodside, where cats disappear on a regular basis. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Cat Owner, on May 6, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1811 Views

MENLO PARK

The Almanac launches membership campaign

The Almanac has launched a campaign to secure a healthy future by asking readers to begin paying for a portion of the costs...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1248 Views

MENLO PARK

Bernstein calls for rejection of financial report

A relatively peaceful Menlo Park City Council discussion about the draft downtown plan on Aug. 30 was followed later that...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Real Facts, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 13 comments | 1813 Views

AROUND TOWN

David Boesch resigns as San Mateo County manager

David Boesch, the current county manager and former Menlo Park city manager, will resign the county post Dec. 31, the county...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 16, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 18 comments | 2934 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's new ASRB member has ties to culinary world stars

Woodside resident Maggie Mah Johnson, a food industry consultant, a former assistant to Julia Child, and an equestrian, is...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 20, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1743 Views

AROUND TOWN

Attorney: Agency insists on 4 tracks

Efforts to settle a lawsuit filed against the California High-Speed Rail Authority failed nine days after they started because...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Get Smart, on Aug 6, 2012 at 2:22 pm | 4 comments | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park traffic jam expected to last weeks

Lately it's taking almost an hour to drive from one end of Menlo Park to the other along a two-mile stretch of El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Oct 12, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 15 comments | 3819 Views

WOODSIDE

Fixing Woodside's 'structurally deficient' bridges

For at least 100 years in the rural community that is now Woodside, three two-lane, single-span bridges -- on Kings Mountain...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 8, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 5 comments | 6022 Views

MENLO PARK

Peninsula residents laud Prop 8 ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling dismissing the Proposition 8 appeal and likely making way for same-sex weddings...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Moderate Republican, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 16 comments | 4114 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed-rail 'safeguard' bill signed into law

Legislation spearheaded by state Sen. Jerry Hill that makes it next to impossible for the California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2013
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Sep 11, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 6 comments | 28353 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park working to improve emergency alert coverage

Smoke and confusion lingered in the air after Sunday's fire at a metal recycling plant left Menlo Park residents trying to...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2013
Last comment by Use what we have!!, on Nov 14, 2013 at 5:07 pm | 2 comments | 15944 Views
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