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ATHERTON

Why I'm about to sue Atherton (again)

During the past 24 months I have submitted as 100 public records requests. During the past 24 months I have sought to...

Original post made by John P Johns on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 3, 2011 at 9:03 pm | 16 comments | 3681 Views

MENLO PARK

MP toy store tests for lead in toys

In an effort to reduce parents' concerns about the presence of lead in their children's toys, Cheeky Monkey Toys in downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Nadeine Reynolds, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Town Square!

Residents of Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside, and other visitors to The Almanac Online: Here is your...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3676 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

30-year engagement for Iris Harrell, Ann Benson

A local lesbian couple prepares for a walk down the aisle after the California Supreme Court clears the way. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2427">...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 1, 2014 at 6:25 pm | 32 comments | 3673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools 'completely maxed out'

The Menlo Park City School District's Board of Education met Tuesday, April 30, to learn more about options for the future...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 29 comments | 3670 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Board has no issues with new superintendent

The trustees of the Menlo Park City School District have apparently looked Maurice Ghysels in the eye and found everything...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 24 comments | 3669 Views

MENLO PARK

Keith should resign as Mayor

With all that is going on in Menlo Park, downtown plan, Facebook, High Speed Rail, Menlo Park needs a Mayor who will be devoting...

Original post made by a view on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 3668 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Priory's big basketball success

With players from three Eastern European countries, one would think that the Woodside Priory boy's basketball team would...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2008
Last comment by CrocHunter, on Feb 13, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 3667 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Pleasure for the Palate at Red Lotus

My family and I enjoyed a most delicious dinner at Red Lotus in the Ladera Shopping Center. The restaurant features the cuisine...

Original post made by Renee M. on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 3666 Views

MENLO PARK

Mt. Olive church honors founding pastor Hattie Bostic

"Friend, mother, therapist, pastor, bricklayer, writer, politician, speaker, soul-saver, teacher, confidante, counselor." Read...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Dr. L. A. Anderson, on Dec 22, 2011 at 7:41 pm | 5 comments | 3664 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: special meeting on Town Center

A special meeting of the Portola Valley Town Council is scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday, October 5, in the Historic Schoolhouse...

Original post made by David Boyce on Oct. 4, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3662 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pranksters' robo-call delays M-A's opening

Families in the Menlo-Atherton High School community received an early morning automated call on Friday, May 29, saying...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, Inc., on Jul 13, 2011 at 1:49 pm | 31 comments | 3662 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe faces uncertain future

The Willows neighborhood may need to fight for Cafe Zoe, a popular community hangout, as the landlord of Menalto Corners...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by boxer, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 3661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Stanford has every right to use its land

The spin of the Almanac's Nov. 7 article "Stanford pursues its massive campus expansion" is remarkable. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Holding My Nose, on Dec 18, 2007 at 10:50 am | 30 comments | 3658 Views

ATHERTON

Fencing classes at Holbrook-Palmer Park

The town of Atherton Parks and Recreation and SF Fencers' Club are offering beginning fencing classes at Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made by Miriam Khosh on Jan. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3652 Views

MENLO PARK

Diagonal vs. 90-degree parking in city's lot

I frequently use the downtown city-owned parking lot behind JZ Cool and Paper Chase, and am curious what other users think...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by Local Parker, on Mar 15, 2007 at 10:23 am | 4 comments | 3649 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry Referendum -- The Law is a Ass -- Councilman Andy Cohen's remarks

Copied below are the transcribed remarks from councilman Andy Cohen at the Nov 28th, council meeting; They were made...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Dec. 2, 2006
Last comment by interested citizen, on Dec 12, 2006 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 3648 Views

WOODSIDE

"Tip-A-Cop" event at Buck's in Woodside Oct. 26

<b>Message from Jamis MacNiven of Buck's restaurant in Woodside.</b> Join us Thursday, October 26th, 2006 for breakfast...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3647 Views

MOVIES

Family Movie Night at Atherton Library

Friday, April 24th at 7:00 PM, the Atherton Library presents it's Final Friday Flick for April... a Disney princess classic...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3647 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire chief's new contract reflects economic climate

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman will continue receiving $191,616 per year through 2016, without...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:12 am | 65 comments | 3645 Views
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Flirtation
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Standardized Test Prep: When to Start and Whom to Hire?
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