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Time to kill off the Downtown visioning process

A letter urging Council to rethink the visioning process was suggested. This downtown visioning process needs much more...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Was it "Political" - NO, on Jun 8, 2010 at 1:03 pm | 22 comments | 4002 Views


City of Menlo Park loses a fourth top manager

The city of Menlo Park has lost its fourth administrator since mid-July, with the departure of Human Resources Director Gina...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by editor, on Aug 28, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 4002 Views


Woodside wrestles with trail, road conflicts

It's crowded on Woodside's roads, paths and trails. Cyclists, equestrians, pedestrians and motorists, residents and non-residents,...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 26, 2012 at 6:17 pm | 11 comments | 4001 Views


Finding the gold in Chilean wine country

Local woman and her family transform their great-grandfather's Chilean cattle ranch into vineyards, and make their mark in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Decker, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3999 Views


Willows traffic plan hits dead stop in Menlo Park

The rhetoric was bloodthirsty, for a Menlo Park City Council meeting: One after another public speaker urged the council...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 11:00 pm | 15 comments | 3999 Views


Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 3996 Views


When a kiss is not just a kiss

Encinal School Principal Sharon Burns puckered up to kiss Lily the Pig on Friday afternoon as students watched -- their reward...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2013
Last comment by , on Jun 1, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 3994 Views


County releases report on Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Office of Education has released its analysis of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter school,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Menlo parent, on Feb 3, 2015 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 3993 Views


Voters have choices for few county offices

South San Mateo County voters won't have choices in who will be their sheriff, their district attorney, or their superintendent...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2014 at 6:26 am | 9 comments | 3991 Views


Menlo Park: New Hillview Middle School playing field must be ripped up and rebuilt

Neighbors of Hillview Middle School may have hoped for a quiet summer after living through three previous summers of major...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by A little history, on Jul 10, 2013 at 12:21 am | 33 comments | 3989 Views


Burnetts won't face charges for underage drinking

Two parents won't be prosecuted for alleged underage drinking at a party held in their Menlo Park home on Nov. 25, the San...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 24, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 33 comments | 3988 Views


Residents getting nervous over outsourcing

In what could be a sign of things to come if Atherton's elected officials decide to outsource police services, a number of...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Candid Camera, on Jan 5, 2011 at 4:38 pm | 33 comments | 3987 Views


What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 3985 Views


Menlo Park red-light cameras under scrutiny

Menlo Park transportation commissioners saw red, then gasped as they watched video footage of drivers running red lights...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 3985 Views


Searsville Dam will stay for now; endangered fish to get more water

Stanford University released a 41-page report today outlining two plans that would address the future of Searsville Dam and...

Original post made on May. 1, 2015
Last comment by Andrew, on May 4, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 8 comments | 3985 Views


Woodsider mentors on 'Supermarket Superstar'

Have what it takes to be the next Mrs. Fields or Orville Redenbacher? Then you may be a Supermarket Superstar. That's the...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3981 Views


Atherton police report investigation stalled

Seven months have passed since Atherton's police chief asked the San Mateo County district attorney to investigate the charge...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 8, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 54 comments | 3981 Views


Atherton: Ex-official seeks records on candidate, councilman, staff

Atherton's former finance director John Johns is seeking an array of e-mails, memos and other documents in three California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kathleen O'Keefe, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 5 comments | 3980 Views


Applications for school board seat due Feb. 7

The application deadline for the vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. The school...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 3979 Views


Woodside fire chief closes out 33 years of firefighting

Residential life in Woodside and Portola Valley and nearby communities is scenic if not always idyllic. It's also dangerous....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Margie Eriksson, on Mar 20, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 3979 Views
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La Bohème, now open on California Avenue
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