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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council appoints Facebook liaisons

The latest council appointments came wrapped in an agreement to not allow Facebook to pressure subcommittee members during...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 874 Views

MENLO PARK

Prop 13: The elephant is finally in the room

Calling California's tax system "broken," the head of the Silicon Valley Community Foundation called this week for a re-examination...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by CSM, on Feb 15, 2012 at 10:13 am | 2 comments | 874 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ormondale principal named

Kevin Keegan, an elementary school principal in the Santa Clara Unified School District, has been appointed the new principal...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Santa Clara transplant, on Jul 6, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 874 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun Micro campus reassessment coming

Menlo Park residents often have more questions than answers, but at least one question can now be put to rest: the San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Boy, 12, shot in East Palo Alto

A 12-year-old boy on Friday night became the latest shooting victim in a series of gun violence against young people in East...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
There are no comments yet. 873 Views

MENLO PARK

Beechwood School gets room to grow

Belle Haven resident Matt Henry got his wish – there were five green lights on the dais on Tuesday night. The City Council...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2012
Last comment by MENLO, on Apr 19, 2012 at 1:14 pm | 1 comment | 873 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cover story: X-rays at SLAC expose theorems of Archimedes under medieval prayers

A modern marriage of ancient wisdom with space-age technology at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) is producing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by someone, on May 24, 2012 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 873 Views

AROUND TOWN

POST acquires 1,000 more acres of open space

The Peninsula Open Space Trust is richer in open space by nearly 1,000 acres after spending about $13.6 million for three...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Suzanne, on Jan 23, 2013 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 873 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Presentation in Menlo Park on local effects of sea-level rise

A presentation is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, downstairs at the Menlo Park Library at 800 Alma St. on the expectation...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by bill price, on Jan 30, 2014 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 873 Views

MENLO PARK

When is the Halloween parade?

Every link I've gone to through a google search hasn't worked, including to the city web page. The main calendar page states...

Original post made by Downtown parent on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by poster, on Oct 28, 2010 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 872 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Rescue plan for 'Granny' sounds solid

The future of "Granny," the centuries-old heritage oak tree that was threatened by crews installing a new Hetch Hetchy waterline,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Jill Andre, on Jul 20, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 872 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Reader sees a bias for West Menlo Park

For as long as I've been reading the Almanac, I've felt that it has always reflected a "West Menlo" preference. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by highway border, on Aug 21, 2011 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 872 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Special Meeting of Jan 27, 2012

Town of Atherton City Council / Channel Drainage District SPECIAL MEETING Jan 27, 2012 Video Broadcast Brought...

Original post made by APOA on Jan. 28, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jan 28, 2012 at 10:56 am | 2 comments | 872 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook braces for IPO

People seem to be anticipating the Facebook IPO with as much excitement as kids waiting for Santa Claus. According to the...

Original post made on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 4, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 2 comments | 872 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 | 872 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo-Atherton grad behind the scenes of Facebook's IPO

When Tom Wirth graduated from Menlo-Atherton High School in 1975, not many people outside California had heard of Menlo Park....

Original post made on May. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 872 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 | 872 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Girl, 6, killed on her way to school

A 6-year-old girl was killed Wednesday morning (Sept. 28), the second traffic fatality in less than three hours within a...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2011
Last comment by annoyed, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:43 am | 3 comments | 871 Views

MENLO PARK

'We're cashing in'

Not to be outdone by local Realtors, one Menlo Park couple decided to try their hand at real estate speculation post-Facebook...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ethan, on May 22, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 871 Views

MENLO PARK

Clock tower marks 25th anniversary

Menlo Park celebrated local history at the 25th anniversary of the city's clock tower on Tuesday, 25 years ago to the day...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Davena Gentry, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 871 Views
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