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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council raises staff salaries at cost of $430K

The Menlo Park City Council passed a $113 million budget Tuesday and agreed to a higher pay for city employees that will...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 1763 Views

MENLO PARK

Spare the Air alert issued for Tuesday

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for Tuesday because of expected unhealthy air...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by David Roise, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 902 Views

MENLO PARK

Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Corvallis,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by S, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 4159 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Rampaging tailgater sentenced to six months in jail

After pleading no contest to felony assault with a vehicle and misdemeanor drunken driving, Victor Manuel Jop, 39, was sentenced...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Bert, on Jun 30, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2827 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo: Armed robbery suspect says he was 'being chased by Russians' during wild ride

Efforts have been unsuccessful to get a man into court after he allegedly robbed a Facebook bus driver in Menlo Park before...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 5, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1967 Views

MENLO PARK

What is the purpose of the pop up parks again?

To date I've seen remnants of two broken (plastic) chairs strewn about, lots of garbage, one homeless person completely passed...

Original post made by MenloRes on Jul. 14, 2016
Last comment by Town involvement vs uninvolved , on Jul 14, 2016 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 117 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Boom in population and jobs raises concerns

Menlo Park's population could grow by 50 percent and its employee count by 70 percent between now and 2040 if the city adopts...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2016
Last comment by HelloHanalei, on Jul 18, 2016 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 2775 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Chamber restarts Golden Acorn Awards; nominations due Friday

After a four-year hiatus from hosting the Golden Acorn Awards, the Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce will again sponsor them...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Great News, on Jul 19, 2016 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 768 Views

MENLO PARK

Remembering the Atherton of his youth

Jonathan Berg remembers growing up in the Atherton of the 1950s and 60s. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/07/20/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Kathy True Bejarano, on Jul 21, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1400 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday is last day for Beltramo's in Menlo Park

On Saturday, July 23, the doors to Beltramo's Wines & Spirits, a Menlo Park institution owned and operated by the Beltramo...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2016
Last comment by Rick Moen, on Jul 23, 2016 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 2732 Views

MENLO PARK

Introduced Oak Grove bike lane plans may border on insanity

Introduced Oak Grove bike lane plans may border on insanity for a number of reasons. Likely elimination of parking on Oak...

Original post made by whatever on Jul. 27, 2016
Last comment by parent, on Jul 28, 2016 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 105 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Fast-tracking growth in Menlo Park — the point of no return fast approaching

Waiting for our city officials' consideration and approval, two decisive environmental impact reports (EIR) are not getting...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2016
Last comment by Emily Renzel, on Jul 29, 2016 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Reorganizing Menlo Park schools

The Menlo Park City School District is seriously considering reorganizing the elementary schools to include changes in grade...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 9, 2006
Last comment by Rich Cline, on Oct 9, 2006 at 10:50 pm | 1 comment | 4441 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Menlo Park classrooms to have a cow with visit from interactive agriculture program

Mobile Dairy Classroom Gives Children Firsthand Look at Farm Life WHAT: To teach children about the importance of agriculture...

Original post made by Susan Chang on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 3803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Any news on providing bus transportation for kids going to local schools?

Is there any news on the study to provide bus transportation for kids going to local schools? See Marjorie Mader's story...

Original post made by Traffic Cop on Dec. 3, 2006
Last comment by Editor, on Dec 6, 2006 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 4228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor has theory for improving grades, study habits

A group of junior high school students were able to markedly increase their grades and study habits after being told that...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Academic411.com, on Mar 22, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 3493 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

See bats -- upside down and in high-tech

Enter the neo-gothic portal into the new bat exhibit at Coyote Point Museum in San Mateo and you see the world as a bat...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Feb 9, 2007 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 3471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Kepler's news and book reviews for young readers: Post your own picks below

For young readers: Check out the news and book picks by Kepler's reviewers. Share your favorite reads in the comment box...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 10, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Feb 12, 2007 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 4207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Check out the M-A High School Wikipedia entry

Check out the Menlo-Atherton High School Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menlo-Atherton_High_School...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 3556 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If school goes, save Hillview murals

This letter by Cecelia Daye was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: It would be tragic if the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by hillview parent, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 3720 Views
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