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MENLO PARK

City responds to downtown plan concerns

In response to concerns raised about the potential release of the draft environmental impact report for the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Progress now!, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ally Howe swims to gold medal in 100 backstroke

==B USA Junior Nationals:== A year ago, Sacred Heart Prep sophomore Ally Howe of Portola Valley was still working with her...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hector Flamenco, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 2579 Views

MENLO PARK

Green energy home wins award

Tavinder and Vivek Wadhwa have won Menlo Park's 2011 Environmental Quality Award, for their passive energy home, the city...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 4478 Views

MENLO PARK

Safety Tips

This is intended to be an ongoing journal of Safety Tips. Having just returned from New York, I can personally attest...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Ted Driscoll steps down after two decades on Town Council

Since its incorporation 50 years ago, Portola Valley has not lacked for volunteers who will give of their time to the civic...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Edward C. Driscoll, Sr., on Jan 6, 2014 at 5:05 am | 1 comment | 3023 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside bridges to have their secrets revealed

An issue with the potential to disrupt Woodside's village character is once again before the Town Council: What should be...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2014
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Mar 21, 2014 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 3281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks riders for van service

Calling more riders -- the city of Menlo Park's free van service is looking for more patrons. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/18/menlo-park-seeks-r...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1931 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: Elementary school districts get ready for growth

In 2014 local school districts continued to deal with two problems that have plagued them for the past several years: burgeoning...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by mark gilles, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 3312 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Police body camera policy may let people request video deletion

Menlo Park may amend its police body camera policy to allow the deletion of videos with no investigative relevance upon request...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 1, 2015 at 12:24 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views

MENLO PARK

Scottsdale group want input from MP on problems, issues with "Jan Dolan traffic calming measures"

In Scottsdale Arizona, the citizens are revolting against a mass traffic calming program initiated and heavily pushed...

Original post made by George Knowlton on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Civics 101, on Oct 27, 2006 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 3879 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 4045 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - August 31, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - David...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by FaTMollY, on Oct 25, 2008 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 2089 Views

WOODSIDE

SCHOOLS: Woodside School to trim jobs, cut costs

The Woodside Elementary School District plans to prune next year's budget, a reflection of the belt-tightening facing most...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 5063 Views

MENLO PARK

Shorter meetings? Don't count on it.

Menlo Park's new mayor has pressed for shorter council meetings in the past, but he isn't making any promises as he takes...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Dec 17, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1501 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun Micro reassessment not yet resolved

The question is still open as to whether the San Mateo County Assessor's Office will reassess the four-parcel campus of Sun...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Arnie, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1658 Views

AROUND TOWN

Folger open house, party draw crowds

Visitors "just kept coming and coming" to an open house at Folger Stable in Woodside on Sept. 19, said Nan Chapman, spokesperson...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cath, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A vice principal on 'Jeopardy"

Sean Priest, the administrative vice principal at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, is scheduled to appear on the TV...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by sally, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 1771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hunt for man suspected of killing wife

Monterey County sheriff's deputies are looking for a man suspected of driving his wife to a remote location near Prunedale...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by lorena rosales hurtado, on Oct 17, 2011 at 12:39 am | 1 comment | 2494 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley law enforcement funds restored

There's good news and bad news out of Sacramento for the extra Sheriff's Office squad car that patrols Woodside and Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 3963 Views

MENLO PARK

Styrofoam gone on Nov. 1

That might be an exaggeration, but the Menlo Park City Council did pass an ordinance banning the use of polystyrene containers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1822 Views
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