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MENLO PARK

Be sure to sign the Initiative

The print edition of the Almanac (4-09-2014) is now available in news boxes on the streets of Menlo Park. There are two...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 304 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental report opens door for comment to FAA about aircraft noise

For some residents of Portola Valley, Woodside and nearby communities, the current level of commercial aircraft noise in...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 8, 2014 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 6373 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: $34,500 in losses in Woodside residential burglary

Crime reports from Woodside, Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/04/08/police-calls-34500-in-losses-in-woodside-residential...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Apr 8, 2014 at 9:15 pm | 1 comment | 2277 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Sequoia High School District engaging in political advocacy using tax dollars?

On January 29, 2014, Superintendent Lianides sent an e-mail to parents announcing 6 Community meetings. See:http://www.seq.org/+uploaded/file_1223.pdf A...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1163 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park rescue team member describes grim search for mudslide victims

A Menlo Park firefighter and another member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District-based search and rescue team are working...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 11, 2014 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 5201 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 | 796 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'

High school senior Jessica Bird's volunteer work to combat sex-trafficking worldwide, an effort she began while on a church...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Renee, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 4076 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge delays trial in defamation lawsuit

Will nine months be enough time to settle a defamation lawsuit revolving around campaign sign shenanigans? The defendants,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Perry Mason, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 881 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two win 2014 environmental awards

Menlo Park bestowed two Environmental Quality Awards this year, one to a resident, and another to a business. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1753 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Emergency response exercise at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park

Emergency response teams and community volunteers, in cooperation with the county and Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1145 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Menlo Park school district to discuss principles and new funding

Menlo Park City School District will meet on April 21 to discuss guiding principles and a new school funding model. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 18, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2427 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Herb Wong, jazz icon and educator, dies at 88

Easter Sunday this year saw the passing of Herb Wong, a long-time Menlo Park resident renowned internationally as a jazz...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 3303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High student sold marijuana-laced treats to fellow students

A 15-year-old student has been disciplined after school authorities learned that she had sold marijuana-laced Rice Krispies...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

SPORTS

Rugby on wheels

The squeal of metal against metal, the smack of rubber against flesh: Murder was in the air as Kentucky hosted the national...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Aggie, on Apr 23, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1034 Views

AROUND TOWN

Balloting begins for 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. [http://www.AlmanacNews.com/readers_choice ==B Click here==] to cast...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oi Vey, on Apr 26, 2014 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 2948 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside studies home design guidelines

The Town Council will meet for a 90-minute study session with the ASRB at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Independence Hall...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Coup de etat of Council and Staff averted, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 1072 Views

WOODSIDE

Forty-five cars may compete in Woodside soapbox derby Sunday

The second annual Woodside Soapbox Derby takes place Sunday, May 4, in the parking lot of Independence Hall at 2955 Woodside...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 1, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2977 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV Turn Off Week

Celebrate TV Turn Off Week/Ditch Your Device Week at the Atherton Library. Saturday, May 3, 10 am to 5 pm- Free Comic...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by one exception?, on May 2, 2014 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 328 Views

MENLO PARK

First 8 PM Sunset in 2014 tonight

Menlo Park will have the first sunset of 2014 at 8 PM tonight. For the next 106 nights the sun will set at 8 PM or later....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on May 2, 2014 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 827 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Forum invites comments on specific plan

I am a 30-year resident of central Menlo Park who shares my community's strong interest in the future well-being of our city,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on May 2, 2014 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 515 Views
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