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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council holds special meeting on how to write initiative ballot argument

With the Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight (Aug. 6) to clarify who will write...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 3370 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House hosts Insurance Industry Volunteers

Volunteers from ABD Insurance Services in Redwood City engaged with Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Oct. 23, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3368 Views

SPORTS

Carly Villareal on crew that places second in major regatta

Carly Villareal of Portola Valley, who just graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, has returned from...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3368 Views

ATHERTON

Yo-yo Lady performs for kids at library

The Atherton Library will be hosting a program for children with the Yo-Yo Lady, Helane Zeiger on Monday, March 12, 2007...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3367 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Motorists are the problem, not cyclists

<B>The following letter by Robert Cronin was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Let's turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Positive Solutions, on Apr 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 3367 Views

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Check out Town Square's Terms of Use

Town Square postings are monitored for compliance with our Terms of Use. Check the terms of use here: http://www.almanacnews.com/terms_of_use.php ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Apr. 21, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Tom Wing & Sons closing at end of September

After seven years in Menlo Park and more than 40 years in business, Tom Wing & Sons is closing its Menlo Park store and...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2014
Last comment by The Old Sage, on Aug 19, 2014 at 8:54 pm | 2 comments | 3364 Views

OTHER TOPICS

War in Iraq to be discussed at Stanford

Former U.S. Defense Secretary William J. Perry will be one of the panelists in a discussion on the war in Iraq Monday, Jan....

Original post made by News Guy on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 3363 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Risk everywhere when bikes, autos share the road

The following letter by Bruce Campbell was published in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: Editor: Sailboats have...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 31, 2007
Last comment by citizen A, on Feb 3, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 3363 Views

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Sea level rising

In a stunning reversal, the slogan for San Francisco Bay may have changed from "Save the Bay" to "Save the Land." Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by NGM, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:03 am | 7 comments | 3363 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera barber Aram Chirkanian to put down the scissors after 50 years

After 20 years living on a 38-foot yacht in Redwood City and 50 years cutting men's hair in Portola Valley, Woodside and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by The Truth, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 3363 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Dreading the traffic logjam at Hillview School

I wonder if others who live or work in Menlo Park are dreading the return of students to school, as I am. From now until...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by traffic control, on Sep 8, 2007 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 3362 Views

SPORTS

BRIAN FRANCIS EARNS SPOT ON J4 JUNIOR OLYMPIC TEAM

Article written by Tim Cohee, President of Far West USSA Division and President of Kirkwood Mountain Ski Resort Brian...

Original post made by Bonnie Matlock on Mar. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3362 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 | 3362 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy DA 'reproved' by state bar for misconduct

A prosecutor in the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office has been "privately reproved" for misconduct by the California...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Holly L., on Mar 22, 2013 at 3:47 pm | 26 comments | 3362 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo council looks at binding arbitration, city logo

Following a closed-session negotiation with two of the city's labor unions, the Menlo Park City Council meets tonight (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by Not Surprised, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:30 am | 2 comments | 3361 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge: City erred in referring to prior allegations of lying when firing police officer

A judge has ruled that the city of Menlo Park should not have mentioned prior allegations of dishonesty on the job when it...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Don't count on it, on Jan 1, 2015 at 6:37 am | 8 comments | 3360 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside firefighter dies at 71

John Clifford "Cliff" Andrews, a firefighter with the Woodside Fire Protection District for 33 years, died Oct. 12. He was...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 3, 2007 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 3357 Views

MENLO PARK

Hazardous waste drop off

Residents of Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley can take hazardous waste to a Menlo Park location on Saturday,...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Oct. 4, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3356 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park School District Expansion - idea propsed..

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
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