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MENLO PARK

A house, piece by piece

The home going up at 455 Yale Road in Menlo Park will have three modules on the first floor and four on the second, with...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2014 at 10:38 am | 11 comments | 4416 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton challenges Caltrain electrification report

Less than a mile of train tracks runs through Atherton, but that hasn't stopped the small town from making an outsized effort...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Apr 23, 2014 at 8:27 am | 11 comments | 6519 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas main breaks on University Drive

Police and firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are at the scene of a gas-main break in the 1300 block...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 11 comments | 4458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school board says time isn't right to add Mandarin immersion

A standing-room-only crowd of parents and proponents of starting a Mandarin immersion program in the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on May 8, 2014 at 12:51 am | 11 comments | 4550 Views

AROUND TOWN

POSITION PAPER BY MICHAEL G. STOGNER, CANDIATE FOR SUPERVISOR

There are many comments on these blogs about which party I'm affiliated with.† I'm proud to be endorsed by the Libertarian...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on May 5, 2014 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 2948 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Measure AA

This is an expensive place to live. But if we set aside some land we can all share, there will be protected views, protected...

Original post made by Patti Price on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 2, 2014 at 7:04 pm | 11 comments | 385 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton urges Surf Air to fly at higher altitudes

Taking a new approach in efforts to reduce airplane noise over Atherton, the town is sending a letter to the Federal Aviation...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Will Emite, on May 28, 2014 at 8:35 am | 11 comments | 4120 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans sprays herbicides along Highway 84

Residents of rural San Mateo County who oppose the roadside spraying of herbicides to control weeds were upset to find out...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Signage, on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 11 comments | 2644 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democrats likely to lose the Senate in the 2014 Mid-Terms

Mid-term elections are more a referendum on the President than on the candidates for House or Senate. President Obama's 44...

Original post made by Mid Term Election Watch on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 10, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 11 comments | 403 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: An appeal for preservation

A volunteer nonprofit group has embarked on a ambitious plan to raise $2.5 million to restore and renovate the Carriage House...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dame Support Needed for Town Center , on Jun 30, 2014 at 6:17 am | 11 comments | 2673 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ever heard of "leave it cleaner than you found it" ?

OK, how about "as clean as you found it." This photo was taken at around 4:30 PM Sunday June 29 at the baseball field in...

Original post made by Sandy N on Jun. 30, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 1, 2014 at 10:11 pm | 11 comments | 2415 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Top sales tax producer leaving city

In the wake of a merger, Office Depot Max, one of Menlo Park's top sales tax producers, is leaving for Fremont this fall,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Propaganda Opportunity, on Jul 2, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 11 comments | 2635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Farewell from the publisher: Guiding the Almanac has been a rewarding adventure

As I retire from the Almanac after more than 20 years as publisher, it is rewarding to look back at what a fascinating job...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Jul 3, 2014 at 10:13 pm | 11 comments | 1555 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Dr. Ben Carson's Words of Wisdom

"One of the prime indicators of wisdom is the ability to see a mistake and back away while learning from it. Ideology frequently...

Original post made by Book Worm on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Book Worm, on Jul 6, 2014 at 7:38 am | 11 comments | 414 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 | 1599 Views

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 | 244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspicious of need for red light cameras

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: I want to echo the sentiments of...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
Last comment by City Hall Scammers, on Aug 27, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 10 comments | 3259 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

What does it mean to you to have Roberts market in Portola Valley?

In this week's Almanac, the lead story on page 5 broke the news that George Roberts, owner of Roberts Market & Liquors in...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by therese, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 10 comments | 3760 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The homework myth

I'm disappointed to see Menlo Park school officials backpedal on the District's homework "ban." It seems to me they have...

Original post made by Menlo mother on Mar. 7, 2007
Last comment by a former oak knoll parent, on Apr 6, 2007 at 7:39 pm | 10 comments | 3303 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Motorists are the problem, not cyclists

<B>The following letter by Robert Cronin was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Let's turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Positive Solutions, on Apr 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 3093 Views
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