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ATHERTON

And this is news why?

Atherton resident Carpenter replaces lawn with artificial turf,...

Original post made by whatever on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 15, 2014 at 11:57 am | 11 comments | 211 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced to 17 years for assault and resisting arrest

A 21-year-old Menlo Park man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for multiple felony convictions related to a shooting...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1813 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents near volatile creek make a plea for flood control

It's been more than 16 years since a flood swept through the homes of Spencenia Sims and her neighbors in East Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by at what cost?, on Aug 15, 2014 at 9:35 am | 4 comments | 959 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park closing downtown Santa Cruz Avenue to traffic for fitness event

As part of its efforts to attract more people downtown, the city of Menlo Park is hosting a "Family Fitness Extravaganza"...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by baysider, on Aug 14, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 22 comments | 3366 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Six candidates for three council seats

The final roster for the upcoming Menlo Park City Council election holds few surprises, with six campaigning for three open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 18 comments | 2372 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: North Fair Oaks festival

The 13th annual North Fair Oaks Community Festival will take place on Sunday, Aug. 17, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m on Middlefield...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 14, 2014 at 4:01 pm | 1 comment | 622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park, Las Lomitas school board elections over before they began

The election is over before it began in the Menlo Park City and Las Lomitas school districts because only three candidates...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 14, 2014 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1298 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - Call For Ideas

What can be done to improve parking in the Menlo Park downtown area? Certainly there are ways that can make the experience...

Original post made by What can be done to improve parking in downtown Menlo Park? on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 88 comments | 2205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Backers of Mandarin immersion program plan charter school in Menlo Park

With ambitions to open by fall 2015, supporters of a Mandarin-language immersion program who were turned down by the Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Ms. Sterious, on Aug 13, 2014 at 8:53 pm | 57 comments | 3868 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

In my 11 years as an elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District I have found it impossible to have a dialog with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:24 pm | 17 comments | 1294 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Doug Radtke, on Aug 13, 2014 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 105 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

NYT Revives Benghazi Video Lie to Save Hillary

The New York Times know that the security failures, and then the lies and coverups over the attacks, represent a huge liability...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Jan. 2, 2014
Last comment by Ida Tarbell, on Aug 13, 2014 at 10:57 am | 8 comments | 588 Views

MENLO PARK

2014 Urban Canyon Award Goes To......

The envelope please.....Redwood City! Cue "wild applause" Having just returned from a few weeks away I was mightily surprised...

Original post made by Richard Vaughan on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Aug 13, 2014 at 10:29 am | 10 comments | 313 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 1880 Views

ATHERTON

Con men scam local author and physician

It can happen to the best and the brightest, apparently. Physician, author, speaker and world traveler Walter Bortz of Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by "Living Longer for Dummies.", on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 305 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fergusson joins council race

A familiar name has popped on to the list of contenders for the 2014 Menlo Park City Council election: Kelly Fergusson, who...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by sally, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:44 am | 57 comments | 2295 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Four candidates for three council seats

With the close of the filing period on Aug. 8, Atherton has an official roster of City Council candidates for the Nov. 4...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2014
Last comment by Sad, on Aug 13, 2014 at 12:25 am | 1 comment | 190 Views

AROUND TOWN

PHS offers $1,000 reward in shooting of dog in Menlo Park

The Peninsula Humane Society is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 1195 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in Menlo Park

Parts of Menlo Park will be sprayed for mosquitoes tonight to curb the spread of West Nile virus, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Seth, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:21 pm | 14 comments | 1854 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park fire district sued over crash

A collision between a fire vehicle and car last fall has led to a lawsuit filed against the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 12, 2014 at 3:07 pm | 11 comments | 1486 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
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Just say no
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Getting High in Menlo Park
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As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
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