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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Chorus Concert December 12th

The holiday concert by the City-sponsored Menlo Park Chorus is set for Friday, 12 December at 7:30 p.m., at Burgess Recreation...

Original post made by Paul Bendix on Dec. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 6, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 17 comments | 2149 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Pillowcase-toting bandit sighted in Ladera?

Crime and accident reports from Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/06/02/police-calls-possible-si...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2015
Last comment by Yvonne Stent, on Jun 2, 2015 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 2149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How schools are handling Obama talk

With all the hubbub over whether schools should show President Barack Obama speech today that urges students to take responsibility...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Summer, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 2148 Views

ATHERTON

Officials: Silence on settlement an oversight

Atherton officials said that the failure to inform residents about a $230,000 pay-out to a former police officer was an oversight,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Jan 7, 2010 at 9:26 pm | 3 comments | 2148 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council sets rules for new library in the park

As consultants prepare to analyze the environmental impacts of the new library proposed for town-owned Holbrook-Palmer Park,...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by Coffee, on Jan 7, 2012 at 11:25 am | 9 comments | 2148 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by pat cala, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 2147 Views

MENLO PARK

Major HIgh Speed Rail announcement to be made in Menlo Park Monday (4/28/2011)

According to Senator Simitian's website: A major HSR announcement will be coming from Simitian, Eshoo and Rich Gordon tomorrow: http://www.senatorsimitian.com/ Eshoo,...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by SMVoter, on Apr 19, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2147 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contested elections may be ahead for high school and community college district boards

Of the many seats on local governing boards up for election in November, contests appear to be shaping up for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Eva Travers, on Oct 2, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 2147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Felton Gables to parents: "you can't park here"

Encinal School parents received an unexpected "welcome back" in the form of an emailed announcement that parents would no...

Original post made by School mom on Aug. 21, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

A page from our history

Menlo Park Grammar School was built in 1893 to serve residents of Fair Oaks (now Atherton) and Menlo Park on El Camino Real...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on Mar 26, 2013 at 2:27 pm | 1 comment | 2146 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council majority ignored public on police pay increase

After receiving 51 individual e-mails and letters from residents last week urging the Menlo Park City Council to reconsider...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Jan 21, 2009 at 6:42 am | 2 comments | 2145 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City missed chance for housing near transit

<I>This opinion by Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> <B>By...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Eoungh already, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 2145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals meet with high-speed rail officials

Local residents were treated to their first public meetings with officials from the High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 23, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Remembering Andy Garcia on 10th anniversary of 9/11

The annual Andy Garcia 5K run, walk and bike event in Portola Valley will be held on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5. The community...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2011
Last comment by Helena, on Sep 5, 2011 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

SPORTS

MA Bears lose second game to El Camino

The MA Bears Varsity baseball team succumbs to El Camino's pitching for the second time this week suffering their 4th loss...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 31, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park rail policy unchanged

The Menlo Park City Council did not change its rail policy at its meeting last night (Jan. 14), but not because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 2144 Views

ATHERTON

Honoring Kathy McKeithen

Tomorrow night will be Kathy McKeithen's last as an Atherton council member. She has served this community for twelve...

Original post made by Grateful resident on Nov. 27, 2012
Last comment by Thanks to LizLewis, on Nov 29, 2012 at 10:05 pm | 9 comments | 2144 Views

MENLO PARK

Were taxpayers subsidizing builders?

Somewhat lost in the hubbub over the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to increase fees at the Menlo Children's Center...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2008
Last comment by Cosette, on Dec 29, 2008 at 6:07 pm | 4 comments | 2143 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: MP council reviews Stanford project

With many residents expressing opposition to Stanford's development proposal for 300-500 El Camino Real, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2013 at 3:13 pm | 3 comments | 2143 Views
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