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Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1264 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Montessori preschool opens

There's a new school in town. Casa dei Bambini, a Montessori preschool, has opened a 20,000-square-foot campus at 1215 O'Brien...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Casa dei Bambini School, on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1264 Views

ATHERTON

Who's got my phone? There's an app for that

A 15-year-old Menlo-Atherton High School student is facing criminal charges over the alleged theft from a locker room of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by surprising, on Jun 10, 2012 at 1:51 am | 7 comments | 1264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plea delayed in 1986 homicide case

Attorneys for a 49-year-old man, recently arrested in connection with the 1986 killing of a 17-year-old girl, were granted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

MENLO PARK

Trees defeat duplex in Menlo Park

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Political Observer, on Feb 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1264 Views

ATHERTON

What should be the residency requirement for Council members?

At present the residency requirement for Council members is ambiguous and not precisely defined in local, county or state...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A commemoration for Bill Lane

As the Portola Valley community mourns the passing of Bill Lane, I would like to share a personal account of how his supportive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

ATHERTON

Solar Panels and Heritage Trees

We live on a property covered with approximately 30 Oak trees - many of them are heritage trees, many of them lend a beautiful,...

Original post made by Looking for answers on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1263 Views

MENLO PARK

Olympian, WWII vet speaks at church

With an extraordinary life story as told in the bestselling book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand, 94-year old Louis Zamperini...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI probe in Atherton

What happened to that alleged probe? It's been nearly 2 years since it was first claimed that the FBI opened an investigation...

Original post made by Anony on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by caddy, on Aug 14, 2012 at 6:53 am | 7 comments | 1263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 1263 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen attacked for bike

Two teenagers were arrested on Tuesday for attacking a 15-year-old boy and stealing his bike at a local park. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 13, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 1262 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man, 30, injured in shooting

A 30-year-old Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Monday evening, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by old man, on Dec 2, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1261 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo studies service cuts, tax hikes

What to cut and how to cut remains the focus of the Menlo Park City Council, which will hold a study session Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 31, 2012 at 11:14 am | 8 comments | 1261 Views

MENLO PARK

New gym: What's LEED worth?

What's it worth to have a building certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, the nonprofit group that sets the "LEED"...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Almost But Not Quite!, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 1260 Views

MENLO PARK

High rent forces out local advocate of affordable housing

Elizabeth Lasensky advocated for a number of local causes, pulling no punches in criticizing Menlo Park's "old guard." Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 28, 2009 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 1260 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Many unanswered questions on Menlo Gateway project

While the Menlo Gateway project is an attractive proposal, and the developer has presented persuasive arguments in support...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by Intrigued, on Nov 27, 2009 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo checkpoint nabs 30 drivers

A Menlo Park checkpoint in the 1000 block of Marsh Road on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 26 and 27, netted 30 vehicles towed...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Dec 30, 2009 at 6:07 pm | 2 comments | 1260 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two men hit in drive-by shooting

Two men standing in a their driveway were shot in a drive-by shooting in East Palo Alto Thursday night, according to...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by More to Follow, on Jan 15, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1260 Views
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