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MENLO PARK

PG&E e-mail on power outages in Sharon Heights

This message is from PG&E spokeswoman Roxanne Cruz, and has been forwarded among Sharon Heights residents by Virginia Chang...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4296 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven parents protest after-school merger

The city of Menlo Park wants to merge the after-school program it runs in Belle Haven with the Boys and Girls Club of the...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Pat Watkins, on May 23, 2012 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 4295 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: 'Pig scramble' faces local opposition

A tradition at the Woodside July Fourth Junior Rodeo is under fire. A local veterinarian and former humane society medical...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Rene Rowland, on Jul 1, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 23 comments | 4295 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park bans plastic bags at checkout

Earth Day (April 22) will see the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park. The City Council...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 25, 2013 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 4294 Views

WOODSIDE

Glass bridge for Woodside residents: one day a Woodside landmark

From the CitizensofWoodside.com blog: "It is amoosing to note that the Town architectural review board told renowned...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 4, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 9 comments | 4292 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wednesday: Portola Valley to weigh in on Stanford hospital project

Should there be a traffic light at Alpine Road at the Interstate 280 northbound off-ramp? It is one of several questions...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2010
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Jul 14, 2010 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 4292 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park go nuts for new mascot?

The choice may seem a little odd for a city that once covertly hired an exterminator to take out the squirrels at Bedwell...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by disappointed, on Jan 7, 2014 at 6:38 pm | 1 comment | 4289 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission meeting on Facebook development proposal

The Menlo Park Planning Commission tonight will consider a proposal by Facebook to develop its 58-acre third campus with...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on Jul 19, 2015 at 9:33 pm | 13 comments | 4287 Views

MENLO PARK

Memorial service, reception held for Cate Fisher

Hali Lindgren touches a portrait of Cate Fisher when she was in her early teens, during the reception held at Arrillaga Family...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 4286 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park's failure as a Lead Agency

The City of Menlo Park has taken the responsibility as the Lead Agency for the environmental impact review of the proposed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 14, 2012 at 7:37 pm | 19 comments | 4286 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 | 4286 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Invader on front page, Oct. 18, 2006 issue

In the photo on the front page is a new weed, Dittrichia graveolens or stinkwort. In is the green plant on the left side...

Original post made by Paul Heiple on Oct. 19, 2006
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OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 4286 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley School District names superintendent

Lisa Gonzales, an administrator with the Santa Clara County Office of Education, is the Portola Valley School District board's...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by a realist, on Jul 18, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 4286 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Pollock boutique hotel approved

The Menlo Park Planning Commission unanimously approved Monday night a 61-room hotel proposed by the Portola Valley-based...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2016
Last comment by YIMBY, on Jun 2, 2016 at 3:00 pm | 25 comments | 4285 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch resigns (unbeknownst to Almanac)

You gotta love the way our hometown newspaper, in its apparent effort to be the next Gentry, manages to cover every society...

Original post made by Local news? on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by Nushound, on Jan 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 4284 Views

ATHERTON

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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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8504 posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 10:51 AM <B>...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:57 am | 20 comments | 4282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to decide whether to adopt $23 million bond measure for new school in Menlo Park

School board members last night (June 11) agreed with Menlo Park City School District staff that district voters should be...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 21 comments | 4281 Views
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