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Building hope

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit the Service League, which provides services to jail inmates and their families....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Bill W., on Dec 7, 2007 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 2888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 2888 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 31, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 63 comments | 2888 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsiders hope for return of Nativity scene figurines

Figurines from a Christmas Nativity scene were stolen from a Woodside corner sometime between New Year's Eve and New Year's...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by rferran, on Jan 11, 2013 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 2888 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 2887 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Resource Center Opens at Menlo-Atherton High School

On Thursday, November 8, Menlo-Atherton High School will be holding the grand opening of our Community Resource Center (CRC)...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2885 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: What Measure M will mean for Menlo

As a member of the Planning Commission for six years and an active participant in the specific plan process, I am greatly...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Thomas, on Sep 17, 2014 at 11:25 pm | 60 comments | 2885 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FORECAST--Weather...d

WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL SCHEDULE Music Career Center Canopy Time...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2884 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 2883 Views

ATHERTON

Kepler's selects best picks for book clubs

Staff from Keplerīs, the oldest independent bookstore on the Peninsula will recommend their top book picks for book clubs...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on May. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident causes huge gusher in Menlo Park

Jim Lewis submitted this photo (taken by Todd Temple of Menlo Park) to The Almanac. Mr. Lewis said an accident Monday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Darin Duncan - Cal Water, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2882 Views

MENLO PARK

In business: Shady Lane moves to Menlo Park

After 40 years on University Avenue in Palo Alto, the eclectic Shady Lane gift shop and boutique is moving to a new home...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2015
Last comment by Memories , on Feb 18, 2015 at 6:35 pm | 5 comments | 2882 Views

MENLO PARK

Waiving The Flag of Freedom

What would you think about the creation of a flag for the City of Menlo Park? As far as I know, we don't have one. Many,...

Original post made by James Lewis on Oct. 7, 2007
Last comment by James Lewis, on Oct 18, 2007 at 5:42 pm | 7 comments | 2880 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Walsh Road residents not required to clear buffer

I'm not so sure I can successfully sue you if a wildfire ignites your house and then sends embers that burn down my home,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Linda Fuego, on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 2880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP school board OKs teacher layoffs

Teachers in the Menlo Park City School District could start seeing preliminary layoff notices in their inboxes this week....

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Publius, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:35 am | 27 comments | 2880 Views

MENLO PARK

Contributors Need Answers from Allied Art Guild

A few years ago my husband and I were approached for a donation to fund the repair and restoration of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by Two Very Concerned Contributors on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Jerry G., on Mar 26, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2879 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Ten home burglaries reported

Police Calls from Ladera, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Thief with the munchies, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 2879 Views

SPORTS

Marathon spirit: Three Menlo Park runners participate in the race where it all started

Intrigued by the origin of the marathon — the 26.2-mile race Arlene McCarthy and I had each run elsewhere 10 times...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Cara, on Dec 17, 2007 at 7:47 am | 3 comments | 2878 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Hollis, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:14 am | 45 comments | 2878 Views
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