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PORTOLA VALLEY

Town of Portola Valley courts, baseball field and children's play yard at Town Hall closing April 17

The construction for the Town of Portola Valley New Town Center continues to gather momentum. The old buildings have been...

Original post made by Steven Willis on Mar. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3454 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Rural character and freedom to build clash in council election

With just two weeks remaining in the fall election, Woodside voters suddenly have a choice of candidates in the race for...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2015
Last comment by Vexatious Litigant?, on Oct 23, 2015 at 10:16 pm | 23 comments | 3451 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park couple give $150 million to Stanford

Stanford University's Graduate School of Business has received a $150 million gift -- one of the largest in the university's...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2011
Last comment by Alfred Nonymous, on Dec 13, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 3451 Views

MENLO PARK

Report calls Stanford traffic mitigation for Menlo Park 'intolerable'

A report drafted by the transportation commission calls the inequity between the $8.3 million Stanford has proposed giving...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 29, 2011 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 3448 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park drop the new tax because of the $3.5 million budget surplus?

Menlo Park City Councilman John Boyle is pushing for a public discussion and re-evaluation of the city's plan to enact, in...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 21, 2007
Last comment by Ship of fools, on Jan 29, 2007 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 3448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: New Safeway will be community gathering place

My observation is that, to a degree, the center of gathering places and visiting with your Menlo Park neighbor has just shifted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by GINGER, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:51 pm | 4 comments | 3448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Kite Day

The City of Menlo Park will host the annual Kite Day on Sunday, April 22 at Bayfront Park from 12 noon - 3PM. A Kite, a hot...

Original post made by Rosetta Fort on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3447 Views

MENLO PARK

West Menlo Park traffic: Parents fear for kids' safety

Community members concerned with traffic, safe routes to school, and sidewalks along Alameda de las Pulgas will have a chance...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2015
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Mar 31, 2016 at 4:08 pm | 20 comments | 3447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Daycare center opponents appeal county's decision

Opponents of a plan to open a 24-child daycare center in a residential area of West Menlo Park say they are already in the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Feb 27, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 7 comments | 3447 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ed Flint named 'acting interim city manager'

==B Update:== Atherton's Interim Police Chief Ed Flint has added "acting interim city manager" to his job title after John...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Zillow, on Nov 25, 2011 at 8:28 am | 21 comments | 3446 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of our new Web site?

What do you think of the Almanac's new Web site, which includes the Town Square forum, where you can post news, information...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 10, 2006
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SPORTS

PALO ALTO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA's SINFONIA TO PRESENT PACO 2010 CONCERTO COMPETITION WINNERS Local Youth Talent Showcased at Finale Event of the Season

DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 6, 2010, 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University Campus PROGRAM: Alex Goldberg...

Original post made by PACO Publicity on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by PACO Publicity, on May 26, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 3445 Views

SPORTS

Draeger's is Alpine Minor League champion

<I>Report by Kirt Thomson, Draeger's coach.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4662...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by ryan klapper, on Jun 2, 2010 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 3444 Views

SPORTS

M-A Freshmen win Gold and Bronze at US Championship in Orienteering

13 year old twins, Daniel and Philipp Kopisch returned from the 2008 US Championship in Orienteering with a gold and bronze...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 3444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Service Announces Holidays on a High Note & Jazzy Preview Party

On Monday, October 15th, 2007 from 9:30 AM-2:00 PM, flowers will help struggling Peninsula families when the Foothill Auxiliary...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3444 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor election will be voided

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today that the election of mayor and vice mayor two days ago...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 101 comments | 3444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 10/21/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. World Without End, Ken Follett 2. The Almost Moon, Alice Sebold 3. Run, Ann Patchett 4....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 22, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Construction firms heavy donors to bond measure for community colleges

It's a season of giving for construction interests from around the Bay Area. Contributions from architectural firms, builders...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Dr. B., on Oct 27, 2014 at 4:15 pm | 12 comments | 3442 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Complaint about creekside spraying draws quick response in Menlo Park

Sometimes local government does work. Menlo Park responded this week to a motorist's report of seeing herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Mar 20, 2015 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 3442 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton threatens to sue Menlo Park, Facebook

Atherton has threatened to sue Menlo Park and Facebook to get Facebook to pay at least part of the cost of widening Marsh...

Original post made on May. 18, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 23, 2012 at 3:35 pm | 25 comments | 3441 Views
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