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MENLO PARK

Eric, Wendy Schmidt to move family ventures to new Menlo Park building

Eric and Wendy Schmidt of Atherton plan to build a three-story, 25,000 square-foot office building in Menlo Park to serve...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on May 18, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 13 comments | 4698 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump drives Republicans out of party

All around town, I find fellow Republicans ready to leave the party, offended at what it has become in recent years, with...

Original post made by former R voter on May. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on May 18, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 37 comments | 863 Views

AROUND TOWN

CDC: record number of Americans have health insurance

Never before have over 90% of Americans been covered with health insurance. Oh, sure, thanks Obama!! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/obamacare-uninsured-rate-2015_us_5739d...

Original post made by healthy neighborhoods on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Sung, on May 18, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Call for Photo Models!

Peninsula Clean Energy is looking for San Mateo County residents and business owners who believe in a clean energy future...

Original post made by Susan Bierzychudek on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 125 Views

FICTION

Letter: A 'no' vote on parcel tax measures

Vote NO on Menlo Park School District's Measures A and C. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/04/20/letter-a-no-vote-on-parcel-tax-measures...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 413 Views

FICTION

School mailing claims demolished building was upgraded

A slick four-color brochure from the Woodside Elementary School District arrived in the mailboxes of district residents around...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 340 Views

ATHERTON

Fire district dedicates new station

A remodeled and larger fire station at 2290 University Ave. in East Palo Alto is set to be dedicated at 11 a.m. Thursday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 369 Views

MOVIES

Worth a Look

The annual "Fine Art in the Park" festival, sponsored by the Los Altos Rotary Club, will be held Saturday, May 14, and Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 520 Views

FICTION

Atherton: Always wanted a street with your name on it? Here's your chance

Looking for a special gift for the person who has everything? Or do you want to ensure your name is not soon forgotten? Read...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 425 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: There's still time to improve Greenheart project

The long-vacant Cadillac dealership site on El Camino Real is due to be revitalized. The location is central to Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardi�a, on May 18, 2016 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 2114 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fair Oaks Lane rail crossing could become 'quiet zone'

Atherton residents who live near the Fair Oaks Lane railroad crossing may soon find their lives much quieter -- the town...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Hunter, on May 18, 2016 at 10:49 am | 19 comments | 3034 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Alpine Road traffic brings misery to local residents

Alpine Road was once a two-lane curving byway. It's still two lanes and curving, but basically an expressway, with 25,000...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Alzan, on May 18, 2016 at 9:27 am | 7 comments | 3487 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Greenheart project complies with the rules; let's get on with it

As I read the guest opinion in the May 4 Almanac criticizing the proposed Greenheart project on El Camino Real, I felt like...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on May 17, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1412 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Eat at these local restaurants to support Meals on Wheels

Restaurants across the Peninsula will on Tuesday, May 17, donate 10 percent of their eatery proceeds to Meals on Wheels,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on May 17, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 947 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Hot food, prepared on site, coming to farmers market

One booth planned for the Portola Valley farmers market would have visiting chefs do an impromptu shop-and-cook at the market,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Soody, on May 17, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1694 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is prospering from Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail" -- as in, untouchable. When billionaire Warren Buffet was serving...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Y Pie, on May 16, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 101 comments | 35292 Views

SPORTS

Tonight: Menlo Park Rotary Club scholarship event starts at 7 p.m.

Jeff Miller, minority owner of the Golden State Warriors, will speak at the Rotary Club of Menlo Park's annual scholastic...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by The Bridgepoint kids, on May 16, 2016 at 4:18 pm | 1 comment | 1414 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former psychiatrist convicted of child molestation dies in prison hospice

Former San Mateo psychiatrist and convicted child molester William Ayres died last month in a hospice at California Medical...

Original post made on May. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 1806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Joseph F. Cotton, 94, Atherton resident, test pilot, WWII military pilot

Joe Cotton, who survived a military crash landing on the German-occupied island of Corfu during World War II, then had a...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Tom Cincotta, on May 14, 2016 at 5:53 pm | 2 comments | 2425 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tonight: Kids get training on safe interactions with police officers

A workshop in Menlo Park on Friday will teach youth and parents about their rights and how to stay safe when interacting...

Original post made on May. 14, 2016
Last comment by Hope and Change, on May 14, 2016 at 11:03 am | 3 comments | 1212 Views
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