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MENLO PARK

New phone number for The Almanac newsroom

The Almanac newsroom has a new phone number: (650) 854-2690. Please update your records and use this number only to reach...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A football lights: a permanent fixture?

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jerry Leugers, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1683 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Avoiding strange symbols in Town Square posts

You may have noticed strange symbols in some Town Square posts. The symbols occur where apostrophes and quote marks should...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Donald, on Jan 5, 2010 at 11:05 pm | 2 comments | 1683 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 | 1683 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 1682 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Football: SHP can't hold on to its perfect season

Sacred Heart Prep junior quarterback Jack Larson took one final lunge toward the end zone as the clock expired on Sacred...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Eric Weiss: Proud SHP Dad, on Oct 10, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1682 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls in Menlo Park, Portola Valley, Ladera

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by jan schachter, on Feb 23, 2011 at 7:11 pm | 2 comments | 1682 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia HCD monitors Town Square Forum

Posts on other topics in this forum have triggered in my mind an obvious instance of misappropriation of public funds. Don...

Original post made by John J. \"Jack\" Hickey on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Oct 26, 2010 at 1:48 am | 1 comment | 1682 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 1682 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trail connections a focus for POST leader Walter Moore

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jul 6, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 1682 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Man fled to neighbor's after attack

A Woodside man fled into a neighbor's house after he was attacked with a shovel Wednesday afternoon. The suspect was...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 13, 2012 at 8:42 pm | 8 comments | 1681 Views

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High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Young Voice (2), on Apr 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 1681 Views

AROUND TOWN

Murder suspect pleads not guilty

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh of unincorporated Woodside has pleaded not guilty to charges of premeditated murder for financial...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views

ATHERTON

What happened to that FBI probe?

Remember a couple of months ago about John Johns claim that FBI agents were interviewing people in Atherton about government...

Original post made by JT on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by HR, on Mar 30, 2011 at 1:33 am | 12 comments | 1680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Semifinalists named in National Merit competition

Local high school seniors showed their academic talents by being named semifinalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Sharie Geaghan, on Oct 23, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 1 comment | 1680 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police substation hits another snag

The city of Menlo Park is contemplating a lawsuit against a land developer it has been working with to build a police substation...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 16, 2010 at 6:46 pm | 6 comments | 1680 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Art exhibit: 'Metaphor in Movement'

"Hiding Within the Crowd" is one of 30 prints and paintings by Colleen Sullivan of Menlo Park on display at the Mountain...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jake Quinn. , on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Negotiations -- Status Please?

It's been awfully quiet from the APOA and the progress of the negotiations over Atherton's dominating budget item, police...

Original post made by My oh my on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 11, 2013 at 9:49 pm | 26 comments | 1680 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Two cougar sightings in six hours

A mountain lion sighting was reported in Woodside early Friday morning (March 4), the second such sighting in about six...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2011
Last comment by VR Viking, on Mar 11, 2011 at 11:30 am | 7 comments | 1680 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse

The M-A Bears clawed their way from a 5-1 deficit at half-time to come within 1 of the Saratoga Falcons with less than a...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Mar. 20, 2010
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