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Three locals achieve Eagle Scout status

Boy Scout Troop 222 of Menlo Park recently held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Ethan Banich, Dan Kozlowski and Tim Benton....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Combating Sudden Oak Death

Atherton residents wanting to help combat Sudden Oak Death (SOD) disease that threatens trees in their town can join an effort...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by , on May 18, 2010 at 5:14 am | 1 comment | 1894 Views

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Water rationing goals may drop dramatically

Cal Water has recommended that customers' water rationing goal be reduced from 36 percent to 10 from 2013 usage. If the state...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Unexpected Consequences, on Jun 28, 2016 at 3:25 pm | 3 comments | 1894 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala's Fate

Charles Marsala asked a resident who was involved in a lawsuit with Atherton for $500,000. What needs to happen now? Should...

Original post made by Almanac Protecting Marsala on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:21 am | 13 comments | 1894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get some sleep!

Like it or not, we live according to the laws of nature, and that can be inconvenient. How nice it would be to convert lead...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2010
Last comment by Men/Ath/Port/Wood, on Jan 20, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 3 comments | 1893 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Getting off of Gentry Magazine's distribution list

Anyone know how to get off of Gentry Magazine's distribution list? I'm not interested in the content/tone of the editorials...

Original post made by Local Resident on Jan. 13, 2011
Last comment by sourgrapes, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:55 pm | 5 comments | 1893 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Diamond necklace reported stolen

Grand theft reports in Menlo Park, vandalism report in Portola Valley. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9435...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 1893 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gov. Brown proposes slashing spending, continuing tax hikes

Gov. Jerry Brown said today that he is proposing to close the state's $25.4 billion budget gap by cutting spending by...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jan 10, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1892 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mothers protest Facebook at nurse-in

Facebook got a lot of unexpected visitors at its offices around the world Feb. 6, including several dozen at Menlo Park headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why have I been so outspoken on Fire District election

I have been asked why, as a retiring Director not standing for reelection, I have been so outspoken on the union’s activities...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 1892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diesel Exhaust from Stanford Dirt Moving Project

Over the weekend I noticed Stanford moving a mountain of dirt at the edge of the golf course near the old barn and equestrian...

Original post made by Wants Clean Air on Oct. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1892 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 | 1892 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How the deal was made for Prop 13

The recent Almanac story I saw published in the Palo Alto Weekly recounting Jennifer Bestor's research into Proposition 13...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Excuse Me, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1891 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man shot in East Palo Alto Sunday

A Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Sunday night, Nov. 25. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12544...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by what?, on Nov 27, 2012 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fires high-speed rail lobbyist

With a few members declaring themselves unimpressed with the return on their investment in lobbyist Ravi Mehta's Capitol...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dan, on Dec 12, 2012 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1891 Views

ATHERTON

A call for a Grand Jury investigation of the Atheron POA

I make this post anonymously for obvious reasons. I urge my fellow residents of Atherton and all residents of San Mateo...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 20, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 20, 2010 at 6:09 pm | 7 comments | 1891 Views

MENLO PARK

Sister City Program For Menlo Park

Following the visit from a gentlemen from Menlo Park (Galway)Ireland recently, as featured in a front page artcle published...

Original post made by Good Will Ambassador on Dec. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1890 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking benefits from Facebook development

Facebook's relationship with Menlo Park is moving from the "friends" to "friends with benefits." Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 11 comments | 1890 Views

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CHP stops wrong-way driver on I-280

About 15 miles of Interstate 280 was not a movie set Thursday morning some minutes after 4:30 a.m., when officers from the...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by Early morning commuter, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1890 Views

MENLO PARK

Flowers repurposed to spread cheer

A new nonprofit is starting to bloom here, based on the idea of collecting free flowers and giving them to people to cheer...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1889 Views
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