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Prop 90 could cost local government billions, says Portola Valley council in resolution

The Portola Valley Town Council adopted the resolution below on Wednesday, Oct. 25, in a meeting at The Seqouias retirement...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 27, 2006
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Atherton to interview building official candidates this week

Atherton officials say that this week they are holding preliminary interviews with applicants to head the town's beleagured...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 11, 2006
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Menlo Park: Andy Duncan says dance studio is back on the table

Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan said Monday his plan to restore the Park Theatre and convert it into a dance studio is back...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by Sue Kayton, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:23 pm | 24 comments | 3641 Views


Phillips Brooks School buys 10 acres near Portola Valley, town official says

Phillips Brooks School, the private preschool-through-grade-5 school now operating at 2245 Avy Ave. in Menlo Park, has purchased...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2007
Last comment by A Comment, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 3641 Views


Vikings Pop Warner teams open season

The six teams of the Menlo-Atherton Vikings in the Pop Warner football league kicked off the season playing the Bayside Broncos...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Sep 19, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 3639 Views


Itís Time for Some Straight Answers. Is Allied Arts Being Sold?

My girlfriend works in real estate in San Francisco, and she gave me some very disturbing news. A number of banks and real...

Original post made by A Concerned Arbor Road Neighbor on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Orwell, on Jul 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 3638 Views


Idea: Move Menlo Park Downtown to Belle Haven

Since the current Menlo Park downtown is full of NIMBYs, I think we should consider moving the downtown to Belle Haven. With...

Original post made by sadfsf on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by NotAChance, on Mar 12, 2011 at 9:45 pm | 27 comments | 3638 Views


Jesse Cool cooks sustainably at Monterey Bay Aquarium

Menlo Park's own Jesse Cool is a guest celebrity chef at "Cooking for Solutions," a event on cooking sustainable cuisine...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 5, 2007
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Family Service Appoints Atherton Philanthropist Ed Seipp as Lifetime Board Member

Ed Seipp, a retired, 90-year-old Atherton resident and major Bay Area philanthropist, recently was appointed as a lifetime...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Jul. 14, 2008
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Fall leaves bicyclist with critical injuries

A 21-year-old man toppled off his bike on Monday night, leaving him with life-threatening injuries, according to Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:22 am | 20 comments | 3636 Views


Ed Wells, part of Portola Valley's loyal opposition, dies

Ed Wells, a Portola Valley resident since the town was incorporated in 1964, has died. An ardent opponent of the town's utility...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2015
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Feb 13, 2015 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 3636 Views


'Youth of the Year' finalists speak out

Overcoming neglectful parents and breaking free of a gang were among the stories shared by high school students in a tearful...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
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Atherton: Eastbound Marsh Road closed Thursday, Friday

Eastbound Marsh Road in Atherton will be closed for fence repair on Thursday and Friday, March 5 and 6, from 9 a.m. to 3...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by patrick, on Mar 5, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 3633 Views


Facebook unveils bike plan

Making the streets of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto safer for bicyclists has hit the top of Facebook's community "to do"...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by bike rider, on Feb 1, 2012 at 1:26 pm | 7 comments | 3632 Views


Menlo-Atherton has a new head swim coach this season

Prep notes: Just one season after guiding the Menlo-Atherton girls' swim team to a fourth-place finish at the Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Feb 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 3632 Views


Menlo Park: Top sales tax producer leaving city

In the wake of a merger, Office Depot Max, one of Menlo Park's top sales tax producers, is leaving for Fremont this fall,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Propaganda Opportunity, on Jul 2, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 11 comments | 3629 Views


Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

Yule logs may have to go unburned this holiday weekend if cold, still weather conditions persist across the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 21, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 3627 Views


Local kids who trekked through Nepal post trailer of their documentary on YouTube

Local kids who trekked through Nepal and filmed their adventures have a five-minute trailer of their work-in-progress documentary...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jan. 3, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Jan 3, 2007 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 3626 Views


Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 3626 Views


Update: Burglars hit Dish parking lot again

Burglars got away with personal items and cash valued at $7,100 in a series of auto burglaries on Friday and Sunday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 12 comments | 3625 Views
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