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AROUND TOWN

Language Exchange holds grand opening

ABC Language Exchange has opened a school in Menlo Park, providing group, private, and virtual lessons (via Webcam) in 10...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Rachel Meyer, on Jun 8, 2011 at 3:40 pm | 1 comment | 1282 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mountain lion seen walking the links

A mountain lion was seen walking the links on a golf course in unincorporated Burlingame on Sunday morning (July 31),...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jenny, on Aug 1, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 1282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge health care benefit for Fire Board Directors- why???

At it's 17 November meeting the Fire Board will consider reaffirming a policy which states: "3. Board members may ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1281 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million revenue shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Chickens come home to roost in Atherton

If you like the notion of raising chickens in your backyard, or think you might, you might want to show up at an event in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally Cooper, on Feb 3, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board: 'Huge shift' in compensation policy?

Are firefighters overpaid? In negotiating pay packages, should fire districts consider only what other fire departments...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 11 comments | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

Venture capitalists make philanthropy pledge

The six partners of the Menlo Park venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz will give a $1 million "group donation" to six...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bravo, on May 2, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Michelle Rhees, Superman movie and DC cheating scandals

The editors removed my post and closed the topic on the Superman movie, Woodside High School and Micelle Rhees place in the...

Original post made by False idols on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by False idols, on Apr 13, 2013 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City has bargaining chips on Stanford project

The protracted debate over the Stanford/Arrillaga application to build up to 450,000 square feet of offices, housing and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 12 comments | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by at what cost?, on Aug 15, 2014 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 1281 Views

MENLO PARK

Pop Warner football: Vikings sweep Sunnyvale teams

The Menlo-Atherton Vikings of the Pop Warner football league swept Sunnyvale in the third week of the season. The games took...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by james, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1280 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: The upside of the downtown plan

After years of public meetings to learn what community members want our downtown to be like as we modernize over the coming...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by small towner, on Aug 7, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 5 comments | 1280 Views

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 | 1280 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council proceeds with its outsourcing plan

After a few words of regret by Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis, the Atherton City Council voted Wednesday night, Aug. 17, to...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by fiscally responsible, on Aug 24, 2011 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 12/11/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Death Comes to Pemberley P D James 2 Cats Table Michael Ondaatje 3 Art of Fielding Chad Harbach 4 V...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1280 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Square: More fallout from downtown plan

Visit AlmanacNews.com/square to join the conversation on Town Square, the Almanac's online forum.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by greenie, on May 16, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1280 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires interim chief

Veteran police chief Lee Violett will step in as departing Menlo Park chief Bryan Roberts steps out, the city announced on...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 10 comments | 1280 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Review: "The Magic Flute"

There have been much more lavish (and expensive) productions of Mozart's most popular work, but Palo Alto's plucky West Bay...

Original post made on May. 25, 2014
Last comment by johnt, on May 25, 2014 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1280 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of September 20, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Gate At The Stairs Lorrie Moore 4 Girl Who Played...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1279 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sinfully good angel food cakes

<B>Angel Heart Cakes bring new flavors to an old-fashioned favorite Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10205...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joan Solari, on Oct 8, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views
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