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Editorial: Consider a gift to the Holiday Fund

Despite the ongoing financial challenges we all face, last year Almanac readers contributed nearly $100,000 to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1321 Views

WOODSIDE

Council rejects private 'art cave' concept in Woodside

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday reversed the Planning Commission's approval of the conceptual viability of an underground...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Chad, on Feb 13, 2015 at 8:53 am | 1 comment | 1321 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park property owners organize to oppose plan for downtown area

A group of downtown property owners that opposes the city of Menlo Park's long-term plans for its downtown area now has a...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by roxie, on May 19, 2010 at 12:32 am | 5 comments | 1320 Views

MENLO PARK

Teen charged with murder in infant's death

Two teenage boys, a 17-year-old and a 16-year-old, have been arrested, one charged with murder in connection with the fatal...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by GINA, on Aug 18, 2011 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1320 Views

MENLO PARK

Plan for 'blended' rail system gains steam

A proposal by three lawmakers to blend high-speed rail and Caltrain on the Peninsula received a boost Friday when a panel...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2011 at 8:42 pm | 10 comments | 1320 Views

ATHERTON

The scandal no one has heard about

Interim Police Chief Ed Flint is drawing a $14,500 monthly salary from Atherton. What has not been revealed is that he's...

Original post made by Fiscally responsible on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 9:07 am | 11 comments | 1320 Views

ATHERTON

Danielson resigns as manager, but may stay on as consultant

==B Update:== Due to an adverse ruling by a state agency, Atherton's interim city manager John Danielson has submitted his...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 8 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 1320 Views

MENLO PARK

Pacifist, Kepler's legend Ira Sandperl dies at 90

Ira Sandperl, a well-known pacifist who worked for decades at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park -- from the 1950s into the...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2013
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Apr 15, 2013 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 1320 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week: Bronco

Special delivery from our foster home to your permanent home: Meet Bronco, a 1-year-old, 60-pound, neutered pit bull, available...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Scott Delucchi, on Feb 20, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

5th Annual PAMP Moon Festival - THIS SATURDAY

“When the moon is full, mankind is one!” The Palo Alto Menlo Park Parent's Club is hosting its 5th Annual PAMP Moon Festival!...

Original post made by Asdll on Sep. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1319 Views

ATHERTON

ReprintPrint Email Font Resize Settlement allows stadium lights to shine on some M-A High night games

Yo Almanac, let's get on the ball. This is in your own front yard! Daily News/SJ Mercury News had this story at 3am today. http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_16664832...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Nov 20, 2010 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

No last call yet for Menlo Park's downtown specific plan

It was, perhaps, an optimistic schedule -- three meetings to evaluate the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, then...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lessons of 2011, on Oct 3, 2011 at 9:15 am | 7 comments | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac wins 5 statewide awards

The Almanac won five statewide awards in the annual California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, the CNPA announced...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on May 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Open space board to vote on $300 million bond measure

The board of the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District is expected to vote Wednesday to place a $300 million bond measure...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Hill Mom, on Feb 26, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Is the Sequoia High School District engaging in political advocacy using tax dollars?

On January 29, 2014, Superintendent Lianides sent an e-mail to parents announcing 6 Community meetings. See:http://www.seq.org/+uploaded/file_1223.pdf A...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 9, 2014 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County

COUNTY CORONER COSTS COUNTY TAXPAYERS HALF A MILLION DOLLARS IN UNNECESSARY EXPENSES Lawsuits, Investigations and Staff...

Original post made by SMC_Voter on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1318 Views

MENLO PARK

Hill hosts high-speed-rail bus tour

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=7169 posted Saturday, August 14, 2010, 10:40...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by Richard V, on Aug 16, 2010 at 9:20 am | 9 comments | 1318 Views
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