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AROUND TOWN

Day trip: Visit an aircraft carrrier

If your want to get a sense of the USA'a sea power from World War II and Vietnam, visit the Hornet Aircraft carrier in Alameda....

Original post made by JB on Sep. 28, 2006
Last comment by A wise man from Menlo Park, on Sep 28, 2006 at 5:50 pm | 1 comment | 3635 Views

SPORTS

Underdog all-stars win National Junior Basketball title

<I>This story was posted in the Sports category of Town Square by Brad Koenig.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4136...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Josie Rouser, on Jul 23, 2008 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 3635 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors appeal Oak Knoll School permit

Plans for construction on the campus of Oak Knoll elementary school have hit a snag. A group of neighbors is asking the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Geezer Smasher, on Jan 24, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 51 comments | 3634 Views

MENLO PARK

First look at Arrillaga's Menlo Park development

An eight-acre span of car lots on El Camino Real will turn into a mixed-use complex of medical offices, offices, retail and...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by crony capitalism, on Nov 1, 2012 at 11:53 am | 51 comments | 3634 Views

MOVIES

A week of thefts and burglaries in Menlo Park

March got off to a rough start in Menlo Park, where victims of crime extended from the west to the east sides of town. A...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Fork Hue, on Mar 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 3631 Views

MENLO PARK

Elementary school consolidation - an idea whose time has come?

The Almanac reports that one more leader adds his name to the consolidation of our elementary schools: Before casting...

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 23, 2011 at 8:32 am | 54 comments | 3630 Views

OTHER TOPICS

When are bicyclists ever going to get it?

The following letter by Ted Bache was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: When on the road, car...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 17, 2008 at 10:45 pm | 16 comments | 3629 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Post your memories of Portola Valley town pioneer Robert "Bob" Anderson

For the last 50 years, Robert Anderson gave much of his life to founding and building the town of Portola Valley. To view...

Original post made by Bob Booster on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Churchgoer, on Jan 27, 2007 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 3625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton DUI driver sentenced to five years in state prison

A guilty plea and an apology weren't enough to keep a 63-year-old Atherton woman out of prison. A judge sentenced Margaret...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Help is on the way, on Sep 21, 2012 at 3:16 pm | 11 comments | 3620 Views

MENLO PARK

Victims in Menlo Park double fatality are identified

Alcohol and speed appear to have played roles in a car crash that left two people dead off of U.S. 101 in Menlo Park...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by PanchoLoco, on May 15, 2014 at 2:56 pm | 6 comments | 3618 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park restores deleted public emails

In the wake of outrage over the deletion of public emails sent to the City Council, the city of Menlo Park has now decided...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Public, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:54 am | 17 comments | 3616 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto Babe Ruth 13 All-Stars rebounded 2 games straight

It would not be surprising if there were accounts by fans of seeing double in Richfield, Utah on Tuesday as the Palo Alto...

Original post made by Suzanne McHugh on Aug. 1, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3613 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Volunteer, literacy teacher Lee Romashko dies at 84

Longtime community volunteer and literacy teacher Leona "Lee" M. Romashko of Menlo Park died unexpectedly on Friday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by Thelma Dry, on Aug 9, 2007 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 3608 Views

FICTION

Uncle

Uncle The boy has little chance of becoming a man. Tall, gangly and uncoordinated, lacking neither emotional nor physical...

Original post made by The Mentor on May. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3607 Views

ATHERTON

Michael Stogner for San Mateo County Supervisor

I am writing to endorse Michael Stogner for San Mateo County Supervisor. Some of you know who Michael is, and most of...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by ann R, on Nov 10, 2011 at 11:36 am | 8 comments | 3607 Views

MENLO PARK

Auto mall for Menlo: Sports fields in its future?

Hooray! Menlo Park will be getting an auto mall at Willow and the Bayshore Expressway. GM will use 8.5 acres for its own...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by mpvoter, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 3603 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 | 3599 Views

MENLO PARK

Problems at Allied Arts Guild

Allied Artsí Dismal Future Iím concerned about the future of the Allied Arts property. As a longtime member of the Woodside-Atherton...

Original post made by Allied Arts Member on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 15, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 8 comments | 3593 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Town Manager Susan George announces plans to retire

The proceedings of the Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 25, had an unusual start: The meeting began with Susan...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 3, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 15 comments | 3592 Views

ATHERTON

Six-alarm Redwood City fire under control

Firefighters have controlled a six-alarm fire at a machine shop in Redwood City this morning that spread to four nearby...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dgkasmauskas, on Jan 19, 2014 at 6:46 am | 6 comments | 3591 Views
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