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AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's: Author Malinda Lo

Local author Malinda Lo will talk about her debut young-adult novel, "Ash," a retelling of the classic tale of Cinderella,...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy Sigona, on Oct 2, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rich Gordon elected board president

Rich Gordon, a 13-year member of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and a resident of unincorporated Menlo Park, was...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 15, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 8 comments | 1493 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Public hearing on Bohannon project

The "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel project proposed by the Bohannon Development Co. will be the sole topic of discussion at...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Viva Woodside!

The town of Woodside celebrated a 90-year tradition on Saturday, May 5: its annual May Day parade, carnival and barbecue....

Original post made on May. 7, 2012
Last comment by interesting photos, on May 7, 2012 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 29, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 7 comments | 1493 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Lewis files for re-election to council

With only one week left before the filing deadline, Elizabeth Lewis filed papers today (Aug. 3) to run for re-election to...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Keith Wollenberg, on Aug 6, 2012 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 1493 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Drought tolerant gardening class in Portola Valley

A garden that tolerates drought? A free two-hour class on how to create such a garden for yourself, and/or how to find and...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on May 10, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park block party features bands, diaper derby, pie-eating contest

Bands, a pie-eating contest and a diaper derby are some of the highlights of the 7th annual Menlo Park summer block party,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Clark Kepler, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

MENLO PARK

Businesses boom and bust in Menlo Park

As businesses like Great Clips open in Menlo Park and others, such as Marche, close, you may be curious as to how often new...

Original post made on May. 28, 2011
Last comment by More Data Please, on Jun 3, 2011 at 8:36 am | 3 comments | 1492 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Copper wire thieves hit Facebook offices

Police in Menlo Park are investigating three separate thefts of copper wiring this month from the future headquarters...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shawn, on Jun 30, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 1492 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Stoplights not best option for Ladera

County supervisors did the right thing July 10 when they put the brakes on a Department of Public Works recommendation to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Margaret, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 1492 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1490 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley weighs future of farmers' market

The Portola Valley Town Council in April approved a six-week trial for the Thursday afternoon farmers' market. On Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Realist, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district school board to appoint new member

Residents of the Menlo Park City School District interested in serving an eight-month term on the school board have until...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2014
Last comment by MP Parent, on Jan 21, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 1490 Views

ATHERTON

Sounding the Alarm

The following is an address to the City Council that ex Finance Director John Johns has requested be read in his absence. It...

Original post made by newsmaker on Aug. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Perfect Storm Revisited - Local elected officials need to pay attention

In December 2008 I wrote the attached Guest Opinion for the Palo Alto Weekly. Now, 2 1/2 years later, in light of the current...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Apr. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1489 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Opinions clash on Alpine Road trail plan

Stanford Professor P.J. Utz, the author of last week's guest opinion titled "Counterpoint on the Alpine Trail," knows not...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by altview, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1489 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisors vote 4-1 to put sales tax on ballot

It might be like making a speech to a hostile audience when the county writes its argument in support of a half-cent sales...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Irate Voter, on Jul 25, 2012 at 8:41 pm | 13 comments | 1489 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Community Theatre stages 'Curtains'

Rehearsals are in full swing in Menlo Park and Woodside, with the new director commuting from the East Bay and actors coming...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2014
Last comment by Patricia, on Oct 29, 2014 at 1:32 pm | 1 comment | 1489 Views
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