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MENLO PARK

Church lights 40-foot-high Christmas cross

Bethany Lutheran Church, at the corner of Avy and Cloud avenues in Menlo Park, has set up a 40-foot-high lighted cross on...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jon Coyne, on Dec 23, 2009 at 12:38 am | 10 comments | 2204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school districts score among top 20 in state API test

Academic Performance Index scores are up and down, but overall, still very good at local elementary schools. And one district,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 1, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 2204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inglewood gang member arrested, suspected of raping runaway Menlo Park girl

An Inglewood gang member has been arrested on suspicion of raping a runaway girl from Menlo Park and holding her against...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by TB, on Feb 12, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 2204 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Speakers: Don't halt Belle Haven services

Rarely does anyone show up to a budget hearing to say "please cut my program." The Menlo Park City Council's Jan. 30 study...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted, on Feb 2, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 2204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Changes to child safety law announced

If your child is under 8 years old or shorter than 4'9", California's child safety law now requires a backseat child restraint...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by David B, on Nov 16, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 2203 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Yes on Measure X to keep schools thriving

The Menlo Park City School District community is appealing to voters once again to support a parcel tax, 10 months after...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2017
Last comment by Consolidate and Save, on Feb 16, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 39 comments | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents demand tunnels for high-speed rail

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense meeting in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority officials investigated over trips

The state agency charged with ethics enforcement has launched an investigation into whether California High-Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2010
Last comment by Rayofsunshine, on Nov 18, 2010 at 9:45 am | 9 comments | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on Board of Supervisors

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 18 comments | 2203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury returns guilty verdict in Woodside burglary case

A jury has found Arizona resident Bradley Sullivan guilty of burglary and grand theft in the residential burglary of a Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2015
Last comment by Robert D., on Jul 23, 2015 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 2203 Views

ATHERTON

Story Time at the Atherton Library

This Friday, Ms. Andrea Gemmet of the Almanac News will be at the Atherton Library to tell about how she was scooped by one...

Original post made by linda lucille on Oct. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2203 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: 'Granny' oak worthy of saving

At 300 years of age, they call her "Granny." In truth, she is a healthy, robust middle-ager with others like her having been...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2011 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2202 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 2202 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public "right to know"

Does the public have a right-to-know why a regularly scheduled meeting of a public agency is rescheduled? Apparently, not...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 10 comments | 2202 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Supervisor failure or discrimination?

A lot of negative attention has been directed at the couple who complained about the city of Menlo Park's gymnastics instructor...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Scott, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:41 pm | 1 comment | 2202 Views

ATHERTON

The other side of the Atherton election's profit/loss

Much has been made of the Atherton police officer union's endorsement of Cary Wiest and Elizabeth Lewis. The union obviously...

Original post made by CPA on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Atherton Election, on Oct 24, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 2202 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo College assault victim released from hospital; alleged attacker leaves school

Donte Snyder, the Menlo College student who was assaulted by a member of the school's football team and another man early...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Mar 28, 2009 at 3:31 pm | 3 comments | 2201 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: More work needed on Menlo Park general plan before approval

At the outset, let us say collectively that we believe there are many positive attributes contained in the proposed general...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Dec 3, 2016 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 2201 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Waggoner, on Jun 18, 2011 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight Show spoofs the Associated Press

Jay Leno from the Tonight Show had a little fun at the Associated Press' and the Democratic National Party's expense. He...

Original post made by Political Observer on Apr. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2201 Views
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