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MENLO PARK

Firefighter group yet to divulge spending on campaign endorsement effort

Scores of union-sponsored campaign endorsement signs are visible all over the local landscape, but the state-mandated campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 44 comments | 2910 Views

WOODSIDE

Favorite memories of May Day

The annual May Day parade is almost here, and it got me thinking about what I like best about the event. There are a lot...

Original post made by Waving and Clapping on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by JBH, on May 2, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2909 Views

MENLO PARK

Does MP need a buzzer -- or gong -- to limit the length of remarks by council members?

Menlo Park council members think their meetings are running too long, and many in the public would agree. But the council...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 5, 2007
Last comment by resident in waiting, on Feb 7, 2007 at 11:20 am | 2 comments | 2907 Views

SPORTS

M-A Takes 3 Medals in PAL Individual Championships

Despite cold, wet weather at Crystal Springs Golf Course, the M-A Bears shined at the PAL Individual Golf Championship Finals...

Original post made by Linda Sako on May. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2907 Views

MENLO PARK

How To Save Allied Arts – Bring Back the Palo Alto Volunteers

There’s a simple solution to all the Allied Arts Auxiliary’s problems with their property. Bring back the Palo Alto Auxiliary...

Original post made by A Concerned Observer on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by future patron, on Jun 14, 2007 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 2907 Views

MENLO PARK

Budget surplus, new utility tax don't mix

The following letter by Heather Nelson was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 issue: Editor: What is going on here?...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2906 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drunk Driver Kills/Injures two

The recent news report described a Spanish-speaking worker from Spring Down Farms involved in a drunk driving accident recently...

Original post made by mpresident on Apr. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2906 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Art reception at Allegro Framing & Art, Sunday 26th, 3-5pm

Local watercolor Artist, Christina Holmes, will be holding an Art Reception at Allegro Framing & Art, located in the Ladera...

Original post made by Christina Holmes on Feb. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2905 Views

MENLO PARK

Tax Filings Show Allied Arts Property Lost Money Every Year Since 1998, and the Losses Are Growing

Thank goodness for easily accessible public records and the posting on this web site that told us where they are. I used...

Original post made by A Worried Neighbor on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by appalled, on Jul 31, 2007 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 2904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 2904 Views

MENLO PARK

Council receptive to anonymous gym donation

All Menlo Park City Council members said that an anonymous would-be donor's offer to build a new Burgess Gym is worth a...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 23 comments | 2904 Views

SPORTS

M-A Golfers Advance to CCS Finals

The M-A Boys Varsity golf team placed 3rd among 11 teams at the CCS Regional Playoffs at Rancho Canada on Monday, May 7....

Original post made by Linda Sako on May. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2903 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town Picnic - Corte Madera School - June 9th

The Town Picnic is on June 9th - its a lunch time event - come and meet PV residents. If you are new to the town come along,...

Original post made by Angela Hey on May. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinions: Two views of direction for Menlo's downtown

<B>Green ribbon panel wants walkable, bikeable theme to cut emissions</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6377...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2008
Last comment by ever hopeful, on Jun 11, 2008 at 9:38 am | 2 comments | 2902 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 2902 Views

AROUND TOWN

Person beaten unconscious in attack

One person was knocked unconscious in an attack in a liquor store parking lot in North Fair Oaks on Saturday, the San...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2902 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County stuck with BART costs

The following Guest Opinion by Steve Schmidt was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: By Steve Schmidt Finally,...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2901 Views

SPORTS

Sacred Heart Prep. beats Pioneer in girls lacrosse

Friday, April 27, at Sacred Heart Prep in Atherton the girls varsity lacrosse team beats Pioneer 17 to 9. It was Senior Day...

Original post made by Diane Cusimano on Apr. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2901 Views

WOODSIDE

Narrow roads are Woodside's Gordian knot

The dimensions of a road can mean different things to different people. Consider the seemingly contrary views of local firefighters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 4 comments | 2901 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First person: Witnessing pain, human resilience in Oso

As a Red Cross volunteer I've seen areas devastated by hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and fires. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2901 Views
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Cho's, beloved dim sum spot, to reopen in Los Altos
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 5,403 views

Where DO The Elite Meet?
By Laura Stec | 3 comments | 2,659 views

Why I Became Active in Palo Alto Forward
By Steve Levy | 10 comments | 2,030 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 11 comments | 476 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 323 views