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ATHERTON

A cafe in new Atherton civic center?

Atherton, which now has no commercial zoning, may soon change that so locals can buy a cup of coffee when the town gets its...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Sep 24, 2015 at 11:45 am | 18 comments | 3641 Views

WOODSIDE

Don't change name of Sellman Auditorium, crowd urges Woodside school board

Two dozen people showed up at a Woodside Elementary School District governing board meeting yesterday with a clear message...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Denise Terry, on Feb 10, 2016 at 11:41 am | 13 comments | 3641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Both parcel tax measures pass easily

Two parcel tax measures -- in the Menlo Park and Portola Valley school districts -- passed easily, according to election...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Property Tax Payer, on May 6, 2010 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 3639 Views

ATHERTON

Fantastic news: Caltrain wants to move to modern light rail

What fantastic news that Caltrain wants to move from heavy rail to modern light rail type EMU's (Electrical Multiple Units)....

Original post made by Railroader on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Jan 29, 2007 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 3639 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Robinson wants to raise the UUT Tax

Mayor Robinson was quite clear in his state of the City speech last evening that he wants to raise the UUT tax rate. Well...

Original post made by observer on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by be fair, on Mar 14, 2009 at 7:02 pm | 6 comments | 3638 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should city ask of Facebook?

"Please don't put the squeeze on (Facebook)," one woman told the Menlo Park City Council. She echoed prevailing public sentiment...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 13 comments | 3638 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Gym teacher's firing still hurts

Despite a state ruling that there was no illegal behavior involved prior to the dismissal of Menlo Park gymnastics instructor...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by Bring Back Teacher Michelle, on Jan 22, 2014 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 3637 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire sprinkler debate is back

Menlo Park City Council members have agreed to hold a study session so the public can weigh in on whether the council should...

Original post made by Rory Brown on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by willows123, on May 11, 2007 at 9:47 pm | 13 comments | 3636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No track classes at Summit Prep, unlike M-A

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac.</B> Editor: I have two children in high school, one...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3636 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local philanthropists help bring ancient artifact to Asian Art Museum

A small ancient artifact that some historians call "the first bill of human rights" is now on exhibit at the Asian Art Museum...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Anthony Alfidi, on Sep 25, 2013 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 3636 Views

WOODSIDE

Does Woodside Town Hall make it too difficult to build or remodel?

For years, Woodside Town Hall has been on the receiving end of harsh criticism over how it reviews plans to build or renovate...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2015
Last comment by rural resident, on Oct 23, 2015 at 1:22 pm | 25 comments | 3636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: 'Design thinking' in Menlo Park schools

Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park will hold a preview showing next Thursday of a PBS documentary, "Extreme by Design,"...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Makes Sense, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 3635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Village Church Christmas Celebrations

Woodside Village Church Presents “Plum Pudding Party and Christmas Carols” Back by popular demand, Woodside Village...

Original post made by Linda Patrick on Nov. 21, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3635 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac Please Help! – What’s Going on at Allied Arts?

This Forum has so many postings about the Allied Arts complex. Common themes are that Allied Arts is in trouble, the owners...

Original post made by A Nervous Allied Arts Neighbor on Jun. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3634 Views

SPORTS

Locals win titles at Pony Club championships

The Horse Park in Woodside is hosting the U.S. Pony Club's Championships West competition through Sunday (Aug. 15). Some...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Aug 15, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 3634 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor election will be voided

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today that the election of mayor and vice mayor two days ago...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 101 comments | 3633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pub Night gone wild in Menlo Park

Seniors complain of long waits, line hopping, juniors at BBC January 16, 2007 By David Gauvey Herbert The BBC is an old...

Original post made by Stanford student on Jan. 17, 2007
Last comment by Local Yocal, on Jan 22, 2007 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 3633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 10/21/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. World Without End, Ken Follett 2. The Almost Moon, Alice Sebold 3. Run, Ann Patchett 4....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3633 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies

Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24)...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ken Goldman, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments | 3633 Views

MENLO PARK

Bad Judgment by Outgoing Mayor

I was invited to attend a reception in the city council chambers this evening to welcome in the new Mayor Rich Cline. I...

Original post made by Council Watcher on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by not betting, but..., on Dec 8, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 63 comments | 3632 Views
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