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Saturday: Atherton, Menlo Park garden tour

Six gardens in Atherton and Menlo Park will be on the Master Gardeners "Advice to Grow By" educational garden tour from 11...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views


Walgreens appeals denial of permit to sell alcohol

Walgreens has filed an appeal of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's 4-3 denial of its request to sell beer and wine at...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2011
Last comment by Leyla S., on Jul 19, 2011 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 1609 Views


Dear Almanac can you explain why BFI is raising Atherton fee's more than any other city??????

Dear Almanac, Please look into why Athertons trash fee's increased more than any other city. I think you wrote Atheron was...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by Thomas Smith, on Jan 6, 2011 at 9:30 pm | 2 comments | 1609 Views


Community celebrates Marion Softky

Lots of familiar faces turned out Sunday at the Portola Valley Town Center to fete veteran reporter Marion Softky at a celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1608 Views


Letter: Some rail critics hope to save Caltrain

The critics of high-speed rail I know, including myself, want to save Caltrain because it provides a vital service. Our children...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 8, 2010 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1608 Views


Holiday Fund: Health education for all abilities

Teen Talk is one of 10 local community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. [

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1608 Views


Candidates for treasurer on how to handle $2.6 billion

The taxpayers of San Mateo County currently have revenues of about $2.6 billion in an investment portfolio from which funds...

Original post made on May. 29, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Voter, on May 29, 2010 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 1608 Views


East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by GIVING BACK, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1608 Views


Young immigrants seek reprieve through new Obama program

Hundreds of young immigrants showed up at a North Fair Oaks church Sunday to get legal advice on applying for President Barack...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 9:52 pm | 4 comments | 1608 Views


Menlo Park businesses, property owners organize to oppose downtown plan

Several prominent downtown property and business owners challenge emerging plans to reconfigure Menlo Park's downtown. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by menlo resident, on Oct 26, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 11 comments | 1607 Views


Misson (soon to be) Accomplished

A totally transformed campus will greet Hillview Middle School students when they return to school on Sept. 4. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:23 am | 1 comment | 1607 Views


Five Former Menlo Park Mayors and Fire Board member, Peter Carpenter, urge a No Vote on Measure T

The following letter has been released. Please take their advice and Vote No On Measure T Visit for...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Caroline, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 1606 Views


City Manager wants $360,000 loan to repair his home

According to a front page article in the Daily Post, City Manager McIntyre is asking Council to approve this $360,000 loan...

Original post made by old timer on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Alan, on Dec 14, 2013 at 8:06 pm | 2 comments | 1606 Views


California DMV Computer Hacked, Sheriff Deputy Juan Lopez case.

August 4, 2014 San Mateo County District Attorney Inspector Jordan Boyd ordered Deputy Juan Lopez to give him his California...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 20, 2015 at 8:22 am | 39 comments | 1606 Views


Burgess baby pool malfunction in Menlo Park: probe ongoing; similar incident occurred in 2006

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Aug 20, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views


Woman donates money to replace stolen bike

"Don't let the good in the world be overshadowed by these people," said a note from an anonymous woman to a 14-year-old boy...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2012
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 28, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 3 comments | 1605 Views


Menlo Park to hold study session on binding arbitration

The fight to end binding arbitration in Menlo Park is not over. While the City Council voted 4-1 to approve a new contract...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by information, on Sep 4, 2013 at 9:51 am | 4 comments | 1605 Views


Sequoia Healthcare District Responds to my PRA request

Many of you know, that as an Elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District, I have faced an uphill battle to gain access...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 16, 2011 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views


Celebrating 100 years in Menlo Park

She remembers the days when cowboys rode down the El Camino Real in Menlo Park and recalls the excitement when the first...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on May 20, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views


Atherton manager back in town, but how long?

John Danielson, Atherton's interim city manager since Jan. 3, is back in town and partially back on the job after suffering...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by Mixed Message, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:21 am | 3 comments | 1605 Views
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