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MENLO PARK

Big divide over pay, benefits for firefighters

Menlo Park firefighters have been working for over a year without a contract, and a new one seems nowhere in sight as negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sustainable Activist, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 51 comments | 2999 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 2999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in collision on Alpine Road

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 2999 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 | 2998 Views

MENLO PARK

Why was news of Menlo Park's budget surplus withheld?

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 17 print edition: Editor: I was shocked to read the announcement...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 18, 2007
Last comment by Taxing, on Jan 19, 2007 at 6:08 pm | 6 comments | 2997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Balloting begins for 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. [http://www.AlmanacNews.com/readers_choice ==B Click here==] to cast...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oi Vey, on Apr 26, 2014 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 2997 Views

ATHERTON

Ackley/PPG to Town of Atherton: I own it

The Atherton Town Council, led by Elizabeth Lewis and Jerry Carlson, has recruited Bill Widmer to form a new majority that...

Original post made by This wasn\'t supposed to happen on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 2995 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Flegel's named small business of the year

Flegel's Home Furnishings, which is observing its 60th anniversary in Menlo Park this year, has been named Small Business...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rebecca Nelson, on Jan 25, 2014 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins state-wide awards

The Almanac won eight awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, including first-place awards for...

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Come on, on May 13, 2014 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 2994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Dental Appointments Available for Kids

Several San Mateo County dentists have openings for free dental services to children ages 1 to 18 years on Give Kids a Smile...

Original post made by Beverly Thames on Jan. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2993 Views

MENLO PARK

Developments on El Camino Real

The City Council will re-visit the planned medical development at the old ACORN restaurant site. (June 17) Many in the city...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2993 Views

OTHER TOPICS

So it goes: The passing of a great man

Kurt Vonnegut is dead. Long live Kurt Vonnegut....

Original post made by In Mourning on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Apr 19, 2007 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2990 Views

SPORTS

Four local basketball teams head to NorCal

Four local basketball teams are headed to the Northern California playoffs, but not quite in the fashion they hoped. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by hoop fan, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2990 Views

ATHERTON

Deep divisions: Another controversy erupts in Atherton town hall

Just when it seemed as if things were quieting down, Atherton town hall is once again a house divided. This time, the lightening...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by Carole Parker, on Sep 17, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 2990 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Aggressive timber harvest trend needs scrutiny

The following letter by Hilary Yoffe-Sharp was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: As concerned...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2989 Views

MENLO PARK

Council members Cline and Cohen call for "Open Government Initiative"

Menlo Park City Council members Richard Cline and Andy Cohen sent a letter to the rest of the council calling for more transparency...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Voter, on Mar 5, 2007 at 6:17 am | 7 comments | 2987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are most of these things calendar listings?

I'm confused. I thought this was a place to talk about things, not list calendar events. The first three items (now the second,...

Original post made by Confused on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 2987 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Riding facing traffic safer for cyclists?

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4407...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by A Realist, on Sep 7, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 7 comments | 2987 Views

SPORTS

M-A Freshmen win Gold and Bronze at US Championship in Orienteering

13 year old twins, Daniel and Philipp Kopisch returned from the 2008 US Championship in Orienteering with a gold and bronze...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 2987 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MP company tracks reactions to Bush's talk

<b>Below is a press release from the Menlo Park company, Knowledge Networks.</b> 'Instant' Reactions Among Viewers of...

Original post made by Newsboy on Jan. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2986 Views
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Hit the Bus
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