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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park commissioners question council's decision to overturn their approval of duplex

After the Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously said yes to plans for a duplex at 1976 Menalto Ave., the City Council...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 14 comments | 3118 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sequoia board approves $265M bond measure for June ballot

The June 3 ballot will include a bond measure asking voters for $265 million in capital improvement funds for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 3118 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 | 3117 Views

MOVIES

Movie Review: 'The Judge'

Here comes "The Judge." It's been a while since we've seen a movie so…Grisham-y. But here we are again with big movie stars...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Z., on Oct 16, 2014 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 3117 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park elections: campaign finance reports

Here are links to campaign finance reports (PDF documents) for the Nov. 4, 2014, Menlo Park elections. They cover the period...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 3116 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building a bridge, word by word

Margy Kahn's first full-length play, "Familiar Strangers," is being premiered by Pear Avenue Theatre on March 2. ==I Photo...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by enlightened, on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 1 comment | 3115 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 | 3114 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Crossing the line of convention

From a wonderful book by Robert Fulghum. The book is titled "Maybe (Maybe Not)" On a hot summer's day, late in August,...

Original post made by Llib Brunyar on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Diana, on Dec 20, 2006 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 3113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Corte Madera science students head for state science fair

<i>This story is by Treena Joi, science teacher in grades 6-7 at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley:</i> Corte Madera...

Original post made by Treena Joi on May. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3113 Views

MENLO PARK

Jeffrey's Hamburgers slated to open in Menlo Park

Silver paint and stainless steel siding are changing the face of the former home to Ken's House of Pancakes and 3 Fish restaurants...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Chippie, on Aug 3, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 3113 Views

MENLO PARK

Major program on Menlo Park history

The last 150 years of Menlo Park history will come to life in a History Symposium Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. until 2...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 3111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Tokyo Subway to close Wednesday

Tokyo Subway, a three decades-long Japanese staple in downtown Menlo Park, is closing Wednesday, Dec. 24. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gertrude, on Dec 23, 2014 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 3111 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 3109 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of our new Web site?

What do you think of the Almanac's new Web site, which includes the Town Square forum, where you can post news, information...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3107 Views

MENLO PARK

Council member receives donation from project

As reported in tomorrow's newspaper: http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=3619 John Boyle received a $750 donation...

Original post made by Suspicious on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Scott, on Feb 28, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 3106 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory proposes synthetic grass for fields

In its bid to resurface three athletic fields with synthetic grass, Woodside Priory, the private Portola Valley Catholic...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 14, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 16 comments | 3105 Views

MENLO PARK

Adding a stop sign on Coleman Ave. and Ringwood

I wonder if anyone has had a similar experience: driving down Ringwood (the street that intersects Middlefield and Menlo...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3103 Views

WOODSIDE

If it's not Hetch-Hetchy water, I'm sticking with gin

I can't believe how awful the tap water is lately. The cloudiness doesn't bother me as much as the nasty taste. Couldn't...

Original post made by Parched on Feb. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3103 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law protects mountain lions

A celebration of a new law authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill that protects mountain lions is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 3103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Challenging Time for Peninsula Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is currently facing several challenges. The youth organization, which has clubhouses...

Original post made by Chris Canter on Dec. 16, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3102 Views
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