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Almanac wins state-wide awards for photography, business story

The Almanac won two awards in the state-wide newspaper contest, sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers Association,...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Betty, on May 11, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views


Readers' Choice: Time to vote for your favorites

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by e.L. Travers, on May 20, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1454 Views


How should Menlo Park define 'public benefit'?

In the city's ongoing effort to wrangle the meaning of "public benefit" into measurable, comparable terms, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on May 26, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 734 Views


Irish student tragedy

Regarding the Irish students who died and were injured in the Berkeley balcony failure. Has anyone from the MP City Council...

Original post made by whatever on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Great question, on Jun 21, 2015 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 285 Views


Atherton praises Phil Lively's civic contributions

Many involved in Atherton civic activities say the town would not be the place it is without the contributions of Philip...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Condolences, on Jun 22, 2015 at 11:16 am | 1 comment | 1784 Views


Veteran shopkeeper opens 'No. 6' in Menlo Park

Lee Murphy of Menlo Park just opened her sixth women's retail store on the Peninsula, so naturally she is calling her newest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 3510 Views


Police calls: Tools stolen from locked storage containers in Ladera

Crime and accident reports from Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside, West Menlo Park, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by deep research , on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 1679 Views


A page from our history

Former U.S. Sen. Milton S. Latham bought a 380-acre property east of the railroad tracks in Menlo Park from the estate of...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 12, 2015 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 1999 Views


Menlo Park water district rate changes approved

After making sure they understood the reasons why they had little choice about doing it, the Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2015
Last comment by Steve Taffee, on Jul 22, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2271 Views


Menlo Park: Downtown, El Camino specific plan up for review

The specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor is undergoing its second periodic...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Aug 1, 2015 at 7:32 pm | 1 comment | 1956 Views


Jane Knoerle is moving, but not retiring

Most Almanac readers can't remember a time when Jane Knoerle didn't work for the paper. That's probably because Ms. Knoerle...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by linda tarter clark, on Aug 29, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 435 Views


First Block of Woodland Closed On Two Sides

Why is the first block of Woodland Ave closed? The police have it blocked off and it looks like maybe there's some doper...

Original post made by Hmmm on Sep. 1, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 1, 2015 at 3:34 pm | 1 comment | 237 Views


what's up doc?

Why oh why was the bunny story blocked and previous comments deleted? Was it the publisher's rabbit? Was the rabbit intended...

Original post made by whatever on Sep. 21, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 261 Views


Guest opinion: Embracing our past and our neighbors

This past week news stories have circulated relating to the closure of Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park, and a group of residents...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by different, on Sep 23, 2015 at 1:24 am | 1 comment | 492 Views


Stanford's Latest ECR Plan

I received the following link via the Stanford Report email newsletter -- the new plan will be presented to the city of Menlo...

Original post made by Gern on Sep. 28, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 28, 2015 at 7:46 am | 1 comment | 242 Views


Saturday morning: Unity Bike Ride in Belle Haven

Local cyclists of all ages are invited to attend a "unity" bike ride on Saturday, Oct. 17, starting at the McNeil Family...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Oct 16, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 598 Views


People: The story behind Menlo Park's Legion of Honor recipient

Walter Jaye and his wife Diana seem, at first, like many other couples in Menlo Park. The two met over a game of bridge...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by ann haley, on Nov 5, 2015 at 11:25 am | 1 comment | 1897 Views


Education leader Margaret Draper dies

Margaret "Marge" Draper, a 40-year Menlo Park resident and a former member of the Menlo Park City School District Board of...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2015
Last comment by Marilyn Wong, on Nov 9, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 1558 Views


Feature story: New book offers glimpse into Menlo Park's past

Two years ago, Fran Dehn, president of the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce, saw a gap in books about Menlo Park history. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 11, 2015 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1804 Views


Menlo Park offers extended free parking hours downtown, for holidays and beyond

From Thanksgiving Day through Jan. 4, 2016, downtown Menlo Park will reward holiday season visitors with relaxed parking...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by what is new, on Nov 12, 2015 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1549 Views
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