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MENLO PARK

New phone number for The Almanac newsroom

The Almanac newsroom has a new phone number: (650) 854-2690. Please update your records and use this number only to reach...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1824 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Should Menlo Park continue to operate child care center?

Given the heat of the current divisive debate, it is time for the Menlo Park City Council to make a decision on whether to...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ken, on May 28, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 2 comments | 1824 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford trail set to open

A long-awaited trail that runs south of Page Mill Road and Foothill Expressway through the foothills could be open to the...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 14, 2011 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1824 Views

ATHERTON

THE GAUNTLET

Have the recent proclamations by John Danielson and Jim Dobbie crossed a line? Is that line the law on the books about...

Original post made by C. Eastwood on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Thomas (Sharon Heights), on Jun 13, 2011 at 8:55 pm | 10 comments | 1824 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Flint likely choice as permanent chief

Interim Police Chief Ed Flint is likely to become Atherton's permanent chief when the City Council meets on Wednesday, May...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 14, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 1824 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Where's the urgency on Bohannon project?

As a longtime resident of the Belle Haven community, I was pleased to host a community meeting Feb. 28 where David Bohannon...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by XBohannon, on Mar 13, 2009 at 2:13 am | 5 comments | 1823 Views

MENLO PARK

Anti-smoking Ordinance Goes Too Far

Tonight the city council passed a anti-smoking ordinance in one of their typical 5 hour marathon sessions. While the proponents...

Original post made by Resident on Mar. 3, 2010
Last comment by old MP, on Mar 11, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 6 comments | 1823 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Public gets chance to learn about and comment on Menlo Park city labor negotiations

The Menlo Park City Council will hold a study session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, to give the public the opportunity to...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 5 comments | 1823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Healthful eating for kids

Psychologist Annye Rothenberg, a former Portola Valley resident, will answer questions at a signing for her book, "I Like...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1823 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Gang violence conference in EPA

Gang violence in East Palo Alto is the subject of a day-long conference that will bring federal, state and local law enforcement...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by Jim, on Jul 6, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1823 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 | 1823 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park join plastic bag ban?

The Menlo Park City Council hits the books for a study session on Tuesday, March 13, with a focus on green initiatives. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Carol, on Mar 13, 2012 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Shameful act of Sequoia Healthcare District

Editor, St. Anthony de Padua Dining Room with their many volunteers and contributors(including this writer) have been a success...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interim chief named while injured chief recovers

A former chief of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, Douglas Sporleder, will serve as interm chief while Chief Harold...

Original post made on May. 18, 2013
Last comment by Mark Meyers, on Jun 11, 2013 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 1822 Views

ATHERTON

Tracking deer to reduce vehicle collisions

Starting next month, game wardens with tranquilizer guns might be visible along Interstate 280 in San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council forms labor subcommittee

Newly re-elected Mayor Rich Cline and Vice Mayor Kirsten Keith will serve on a labor negotiations subcommittee formed by...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2010
Last comment by The question man, on Dec 17, 2010 at 4:37 pm | 15 comments | 1821 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Robbers snatch necklace and iPhone

An unidentified assailant punched a Menlo Park man, then yanked a gold chain off his neck as the victim walked near the intersections...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2011
Last comment by scb, on Jul 15, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 4 comments | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bursting at the seams

If closing a school is the hardest decision a school board ever has to make, then the second most difficult is deciding whether...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 11, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 2 comments | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike route closes for 18 days, except Sundays

The stretch of Crystal Springs Road that connects Polhemus Road and Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo closed to all vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sawyer Camp Trail user, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Man killed in crash is identified

The San Mateo County coroner's office has identified a Newark man who died in a crash Thursday near La Honda while performing...

Original post made on May. 27, 2011
Last comment by WC Dog, on May 27, 2011 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 1821 Views
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