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AROUND TOWN

Trish Hooper remembered for her remarkable spirit

Trish Hooper, an articulate former Republican who excoriated the GOP in newspapers for its right-wing shift, a memorable...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dorothy Fadiman, on Jun 9, 2010 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 2286 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Foundation scrambles to meet deadline

The nonprofit foundation that supports Menlo Park City School District schools has set an ambitious fundraising goal of $4...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Annie, on Jan 24, 2012 at 1:01 pm | 2 comments | 2704 Views

ATHERTON

Code enforcement gets a boost in Atherton

Although Atherton will continue to cite violators of its city ordinances only when a complaint is received or a public official...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 17, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 2 comments | 10018 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man wins $1 million lottery prize

Francisco Lopez, a resident of Menlo Park and the supervisor of a janitorial service, has won a $1 million lottery prize...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 3, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 2 comments | 2536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Equality is key issue in Proposition 8 vote

No one in America should be a second class citizen. Denying gay and lesbian couples the same right to marry as heterosexual...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by What a Dunce, on Oct 23, 2008 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 2053 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park baker wins $10K in Cake Challenge

BethAnn Goldberg, who bakes amazing cakes in her Studio Cake shop in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, whipped up an...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1699 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Storm fills creek at Portola Valley Town Center

Storm runoff in Sausal Creek at Portola Valley Town Center may have set a new high-water mark this morning around 10:40 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jan 21, 2010 at 1:09 pm | 2 comments | 2828 Views

MENLO PARK

City rethinking Belle Haven library branch

The withdrawal of financial support by the Ravenswood City School District for the Belle Haven branch library in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2010
Last comment by Dharma, on Jun 9, 2010 at 8:45 pm | 2 comments | 1560 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: Meet candidates in District 1 county supervisor election

Five candidates running for election to the position of San Mateo County District 1 supervisor are expected to be on hand...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 20, 2011 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 1773 Views

MENLO PARK

Young man killed on train tracks in Palo Alto

A white male in his early 20s was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 8, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 1426 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Clock Tower

Here's some good news for a change. The Menlo Park Historical Association (MPHA) is hosting a celebration for the 25 year...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Jun. 3, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Jun 15, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 1274 Views

MENLO PARK

Workshop on improving travel on El Camino Real

On Wednesday night, a community workshop kicks off Menlo Park's study of potential transportation and safety improvements...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on May 2, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 1371 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail Around the World Requires Government Subsidies

http://www.foxandhoundsdaily.com/2016/04/high-speed-rail-around-the-world-requires-government-subsidies/#facebook-comments...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 19, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Momentum grows in threat to sue school district

The district attorney will not go to battle for Peter Carpenter, the open-government crusader and Atherton resident, who...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 17, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 2030 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to refund some road-impact fees

Residents of Atherton have little to cheer about in considering the town government's straitened financial condition, but...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, on Jul 26, 2010 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 1753 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thursday: Bike to Work Day

To the joy of bikers and chagrin of drivers, Thursday, May 12, marks the 17th annual Bike to Work Day in the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on May 11, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 1498 Views

MENLO PARK

$5,000 reward for info on abandoned dogs

The Peninsula Humane Society is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to whoever abandoned two emaciated dogs...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Mar 28, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 1476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents demand Menlo Park reinstate gymnastics teacher

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by editor, on Feb 26, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deer spotted near Allied Arts

Menlo Park resident John Patun sent the Almanac this photo of a solitary deer seen grazing Oct. 12 at about 11:50 a.m. at...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2015
Last comment by Reader, on Oct 15, 2015 at 10:20 pm | 2 comments | 1218 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the 43rd Anniversary of the Roe v Wade Supreme Court Decision

Women have had the right to choose for 43 years. Thanks largely in part to to Republican Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun...

Original post made by Pro Choice Republican on Jan. 22, 2016
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 24, 2016 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 162 Views
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