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MENLO PARK

Two-alarm bar fire closes El Camino in Redwood City

A two-alarm fire at a Redwood City bar this morning resulted in the closure of El Camino Real in both directions between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2017
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1368 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Bruce Halperin, M.D., Woodside resident

Woodside resident Dr. Bruce D. Halperin died unexpectedly from cardiac arrest on Sept. 8 while hiking in Montana with his...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2016
Last comment by pogo, on Feb 6, 2017 at 6:11 pm | 12 comments | 4984 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police to get 'mindfulness' training in Oregon for $59,000

Twenty-nine Menlo Park Police Department personnel will go to Bend, Oregon, for a three-day "mindfulness" training program...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by DC MCGlynn, on Feb 6, 2017 at 10:16 am | 10 comments | 1783 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yes, Daily Post, there is a 'divident'

An open note to the MPCSD community, I don’t usually post on the Almanac Town Square Forum. In fact, this is the first...

Original post made by Erik Burmeister on Jan. 27, 2017
Last comment by Mark D., on Feb 6, 2017 at 12:25 am | 40 comments | 2831 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents petition council to halt pig scrambles

Woodside residents and others opposed to the annual kids-chasing-pigs event at the July Fourth Junior Rodeo put on by the...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2017
Last comment by Ernie Jay, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:55 pm | 5 comments | 1473 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents petition council to halt pig scrambles

Woodside residents and others opposed to the annual kids-chasing-pigs event at the July Fourth Junior Rodeo put on by the...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Susan Wyle, on Feb 4, 2017 at 5:30 pm | 17 comments | 1021 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: In Trump era, city weighs options, including sanctuary-city status

Four days after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Menlo Park's City Council voted unanimously Jan. 24 for a resolution...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Jen Mazzon, on Feb 4, 2017 at 2:38 pm | 21 comments | 2782 Views

MENLO PARK

Police sergeant's career highlight: her K9 partner

In 1981, Sharon Kaufman, at age 20, was the oldest participant in the Menlo Park Police Department's "Explorer Program."...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by gordyvon, on Feb 4, 2017 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 1905 Views

MENLO PARK

How Greenheart complex will transform downtown Menlo Park

For years, the fenced-off, vacant lot at 1300 El Camino Real hasn't been much use to anyone in Menlo Park, except perhaps...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2017
Last comment by Beth, on Feb 4, 2017 at 9:33 am | 20 comments | 4352 Views

MENLO PARK

Nancy Pelosi says white supremacists make America less safe, agree or disagree?

Rep. Nancy Pelosi says white supremacists like Steve Bannon make the USA a more dangerous place. Do you agree? CBS News report:...

Original post made by resident on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Meritocracy, on Feb 4, 2017 at 8:57 am | 7 comments | 270 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Is voter OK needed for public spending on civic center?

Just to keep things interesting, as Atherton considers putting a measure on a June ballot to allow using more public money...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
Last comment by Mason, on Feb 4, 2017 at 4:16 am | 6 comments | 1064 Views

MOVIES

Joint community effort to save Menlo's Guild Theater - Superbowl Sun., Feb 5 at Palo Alto Square Theater

Update on the petition in support of Menlo Park's Guild Theater The Palo Alto Square remains open because of hard work...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Feb. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 120 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boy, 13, arrested twice in 18 days in car thefts

Two teens, ages 13 and 19, were arrested Tuesday (Jan. 31) by Menlo Park police on suspicion of stealing a vehicle that...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Feb 3, 2017 at 4:25 pm | 3 comments | 1988 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Reactions to ethics investigation over board member's email

An email by Woodside town volunteer Nancy Reyering, which led to a months-long ethics investigation that cost the town tens...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Seriously?, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:56 pm | 15 comments | 1719 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: School district's robust elective program allows kids to discover paths to passions

In 2004, I was a fourth-grader at Oak Knoll Elementary School. The first time I had ever used video-editing software was...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2017
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 3, 2017 at 1:47 pm | 8 comments | 1004 Views

WOODSIDE

Worth a Look

The Menlo Park-based dance company Menlowe Ballet, which offers audiences a blend of classical, contemporary and cultural...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2017
There are no comments yet. 1303 Views

MENLO PARK

How tragedy transformed a life

Melissa Moody of Menlo Park is the subject of a new documentary on the nature of happiness. After being run over by a truck...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by Reshma, on Feb 3, 2017 at 7:40 am | 13 comments | 20091 Views

MENLO PARK

Two arrested in connection with bike thefts in Willows area of Menlo Park

After a string of bicycle thefts in the Willows neighborhood in Menlo Park and nearby areas, detectives with the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by Chris J., on Feb 2, 2017 at 11:02 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bonsai Japanese restaurant moves to Ladera

Five months after closing its doors on El Camino Real near Atherton, Bonsai Japanese Cuisine restaurant has reopened at the...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2017
Last comment by really?, on Feb 2, 2017 at 4:15 pm | 5 comments | 3812 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trump wants to follow despots by jailing political opposition - see: Putin. Mugabe. Castro. Burmese junta. Stalin. Lenin.

Trump emulates NIXON on his way to turning America into a dictatorship. See: Republic, Banana “If I win,” he...

Original post made by Moving Day on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Barrel Oil, on Feb 2, 2017 at 2:13 pm | 4 comments | 287 Views
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