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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why Carlton should be re-elected to Menlo Park council

(Opinion by John Boyle, a former member of the Menlo Park City Council.) Last week's Almanac included an endorsement for...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by vote for Cecilia, on Oct 26, 2016 at 7:30 am | 6 comments | 1505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: What kind of school district will its new superintendent lead?

I like adventure. And when the Menlo Park City School District board put my potential appointment as the district's next...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Train Fan, on Oct 25, 2016 at 7:24 pm | 34 comments | 2999 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Women with stun gun rob Safeway market in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports for Menlo Par, West Menlo Park and Woodside. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/10/25/police-calls-women-with-stun-gun-rob-saf...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by James Madison, on Oct 25, 2016 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 5226 Views

MENLO PARK

Video on the History of Prop 13

The New York Times has produced a video on the history of Prop 13. It can be viewed at: http://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000004711534/proposition-13-mad-as-hell.html The...

Original post made by MORRIS BROWN on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Commercial WALL, on Oct 25, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 255 Views

MENLO PARK

Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park

I'm trying to start a movement this month, Sept. 2016, to Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park, the only movie theater in...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Keep/Make Menlo Park Vibrant, on Oct 25, 2016 at 10:09 am | 6 comments | 855 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public gets to see Menlo Park district's new Laurel School Upper Campus

Menlo Park City School District officials welcomed the public to their new Laurel School Upper Campus in Menlo Park's Willows...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Gay Krause, on Oct 25, 2016 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 2060 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday and Tuesday: Public input sought on school budget decisions

Two more meetings designed to get the public's input on whether the Menlo Park City School District should put a parcel tax...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 24, 2016 at 10:24 pm | 7 comments | 1713 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Contract awarded for new fire station

Plans to rebuild Menlo Park's downtown fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. just cleared another hurdle. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Oct 24, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 1932 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Challengers to face Sequoia Healthcare District incumbents in November

Jack Hickey announced today that he has sponsored 2 challengers to incumbent Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD)Directors Katie...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 24, 2016 at 3:59 pm | 51 comments | 2111 Views

MENLO PARK

Missing hikers, including one from Menlo Park, are located

Three Bay Area hikers, including one from Menlo Park, who were reported missing in a remote region along the Sierra Nevada,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Clunge , on Oct 24, 2016 at 9:39 am | 9 comments | 1744 Views

MENLO PARK

Why Woodside resident has devoted decades to restoring World War II command vehicle

Woodside resident Reno Taini has created a kind of time machine, a vehicle of war equipped with bare essentials considered...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Robin, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 2526 Views

MENLO PARK

Changes ahead for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

One hundred and forty years ago, the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church first took shape in a small building on Santa Cruz Avenue....

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Edward, on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 45 comments | 28301 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: What kind of school district will its new superintendent lead?

I like adventure. And when the Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) board put my potential appointment as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Here is the other post, on Oct 23, 2016 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 778 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election 2016: Menlo Park candidates give views on traffic, business, rail issues

A painstakingly slow process to get things done. A gap in communication between people in different parts of the city. Old...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2201 Views

MENLO PARK

Erik Burmeister named superintendent of Menlo Park City School District

It's official: Erik Burmeister will become the new superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District on July 1, when...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stacey Wueste, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2470 Views

MENLO PARK

School district paints bleak picture without new parcel tax

Since two parcel taxes failed to pass in a May election, the Menlo Park City School District has been pondering how to balance...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Brown Eyed Girl, on Oct 22, 2016 at 10:29 am | 52 comments | 5654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: County's Measure K is too vague; vote 'no'

Over the last several years, an increasing number of San Mateo County residents have come to see the light regarding the...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 22, 2016 at 7:22 am | 1 comment | 3552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fox News: Trump commits "political suicide" & attacks the basic Foundation Core of Democracy - threatens peaceful transition of power after he loses

First time in 160 years, since the traitors in 1860 refused to recognize a duly elected American leader. Fox News: "political...

Original post made by No Air to Breathe on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Oct 21, 2016 at 10:19 pm | 12 comments | 399 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New law: School districts can't invest bond funds

A new state law prohibiting school districts from investing their own construction bond money while waiting to spend it was...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Info, on Oct 21, 2016 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 1387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Atherton, Woodside, Menlo Park

Crime reports for Atherton, Woodside, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/10/20/police-calls-atherton-police-report-stol...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Oct 20, 2016 at 8:27 pm | 6 comments | 2877 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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