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MENLO PARK

M-A students collect food for needy families

Continuing their annual holiday tradition, students at Menlo-Atherton High School have collected more than 150,000 cans of...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Carolyn D, on Dec 12, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 4020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawn sign: Romney/someone 2012

Now that Newt Gingrich has fallen off a cliff in Iowa, only days prior to their voting, it clears the way for Mitt Romney...

Original post made by Emerle on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 128 comments | 4020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Tawdry tactics by labor council

On May 14, I received a flier from the South Bay AFL-CIO Labor Council in San Jose that slams Yoriko Kishimoto, candidate...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Same ol, Same ol', on Jun 3, 2010 at 10:56 am | 4 comments | 4016 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 | 4014 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council says no to Louise Street driveway

Louise Street resident Michael Schwarz said his neighbors were determined to stop developer Sam Sinnott from building a driveway...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Santa Cruz Ave Resident, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:36 pm | 22 comments | 4011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Making streets safe for kids walking to school

A mother's anger and the tempest that ensued over a recent incident involving a Menlo Park police officer's decision to help...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well...let's see now..., on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 4011 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 59 comments | 4011 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside attorney Theodore Zayner named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Jan 1, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 4011 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Waste trucks convert to biodiesel fuel

Menlo Park's environmental programs coordinator Diane Dryer and Evan Boyd, general manager of Allied Waste in San Mateo County,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Sep 26, 2007 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 4007 Views

AROUND TOWN

POSITION PAPER BY MICHAEL G. STOGNER, CANDIATE FOR SUPERVISOR

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 | 4007 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park prepares to take on downtown parking garage issue

Most people make their resolutions around Jan. 1. For cities, the process is a bit more involved, and Menlo Park is no exception....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 4002 Views

ATHERTON

Caltrain rail work on Wednesday

Caltrain announced a rail maintenance project in Atherton this week. On Wednesday, Nov. 29, crews will unload rail from flat...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 27, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4002 Views

SPORTS

Measure A: How will local towns spend park, recreation money?

When you look at Measure A on the Nov. 7 ballot, think about how it will affect your local park and recreation programs. The...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 3, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4001 Views

MENLO PARK

Golden Shears barbershop closes after 53 years in Menlo Park

After almost 53 years of operation, Golden Shears, Menlo Park's old-fashioned barbershop, closed its doors for the last time...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Rebecca, on Jan 15, 2016 at 9:16 am | 8 comments | 3997 Views

ATHERTON

'Beatiful fox' spotted in Lindenwood

Kristina Johnson of Menlo Park said on her walk through Lindenwood on Saturday she spotted "this beautiful fox." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 25, 2015 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 3992 Views

WOODSIDE

Grass fire near Facebook in Menlo Park is contained, chief reports

Firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District battled a grass fire late Monday afternoon and early evening that...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Request for better reporting, on Mar 29, 2016 at 12:32 pm | 7 comments | 3992 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum to hold office hours in North Fair Oaks

Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 13, newly elected San Mateo County Supervisor Warren Slocum will hold weekly evening office hours...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 7, 2013 at 4:56 pm | 2 comments | 3991 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amy Meyers Children's CD Release Concert

Amy Meyers,teacher for early childhood music program, Music For Children releases Trains and Hens, a children's CD of 19...

Original post made by Amy Meyers on Dec. 4, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3991 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police calls: Cyclist injured in Portola Valley; blueprints stolen from Menlo Park office building

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/04/29/police-calls-blueprints-stolen-fr...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on May 10, 2015 at 12:21 pm | 11 comments | 3991 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Las Lomitas misses point on kindergarten

The Las Lomitas School District is ignoring a state law that requires all school districts to provide a transitional kindergarten...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Supporter of TK, on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 3990 Views
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