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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park recycles stormwater to wash sidewalks

Given California's severe drought, the sight of city workers starting to power-wash downtown sidewalks on June 1 raised eyebrows...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Jun 15, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 2042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-graders score high in Tech Museum challenge

A team of 5th graders from Encinal School won second place for overall solution in their age group at the Tech Museum of...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Daniel C., on May 12, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 2042 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Assembly passes bill to fund high-speed rail

A proposal to fund California's controversial high-speed-rail system rolled through the state Assembly late Thursday afternoon...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 7, 2012 at 4:59 pm | 21 comments | 2042 Views

OTHER TOPICS

topic: "Romney in Woodside for fundraiser" reviewed for accuracy

original topic http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11651 Was a very long series of posts with great participation...

Original post made by Palm Reader on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by insanity - same thing over & over, on Jan 3, 2013 at 5:59 pm | 13 comments | 2041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outstanding article written in the WSJ by two Stanford Profs

Michael Boskin and John Cogan respectively are professors of economics and public policy at Stanford University. They are...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 2041 Views

ATHERTON

Illegal parking nets bucks for Atherton

Atherton police issued parking citations in connection with the Menlo Charity Horse Show that could increase department revenues...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by PardonezMoi, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:00 am | 6 comments | 2041 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MOVE IT NOW !!

THE Library Commission is RIGHT on the button. There is no parking for the gym that has two ADULT size basketball courts...

Original post made by almaniac on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Jun 6, 2009 at 9:43 am | 3 comments | 2040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - January 18, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Lark & Termite - Jayne Anne Phillips 2. String Of Lights - Dominique Renda 3. Guernsey Literary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pair arrested for allegedly stealing mail in Menlo Park, Woodside and other cities

A traffic stop on Tuesday morning led to the arrest of two probationers in possession of mail stolen from several Peninsula...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Sep 25, 2014 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 2040 Views

ATHERTON

Police: Motorist who struck pedestrians on El Camino was driving on suspended license

ATHERTON: The 89-year-old driver of a vehicle that struck and seriously injured two pedestrians in an El Camino Real crosswalk...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2012
Last comment by Donald, on Dec 12, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 2040 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Straight talk on trash

Hank Lawrence's letter in the Dec. 3 Almanac misrepresents several aspects of trash and recycling programs used by Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by An Observer, on Dec 17, 2008 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 2039 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Have you seen this bike?

Yesterday while I attended the fall sport award ceremony at M-A my son's and my locked bikes where stolen from the bike cage...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Manfred Kopisch, on Nov 19, 2009 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2039 Views

ATHERTON

Residents getting nervous over police outsourcing option

In what could be a sign of things to come if Atherton's elected officials decide to outsource police services, a number of...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by poster, on Nov 30, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 2 comments | 2039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Disappointed

I grew up in Menlo Park. I am a young (female) adult now. As I was driving to work this morning I saw a vote yes on prop...

Original post made by Member on Oct. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2038 Views

ATHERTON

Councilwoman scuffles with resident over report

Elizabeth Lewis became entangled in a brief scuffle with an Atherton resident this evening upon closure of the hearings on...

Original post made by newsbeat on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by spectator, on Apr 10, 2010 at 10:29 pm | 22 comments | 2038 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Little League: Alpine wins Majors all-star Super Bowl

<I>This story was submitted by Daniel Bergeson, an assistant coast for the Alpine team.</I></B> Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2037 Views

AROUND TOWN

German builder of church organ returns to restore it

The German visitor, eyeing the pipe organ at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Menlo Park after services on a recent Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2037 Views

ATHERTON

Compost set Willow Road house on fire

It was the compost that set a Willow Road house in Menlo Park on fire March 6, displacing a family of four for at least a...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by Old MacDonald, on May 11, 2012 at 1:38 pm | 9 comments | 2037 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council vote: Lempres now ahead of Widmer

Mike Lempres has squeaked past Bill Widmer -- by one vote -- for second place in the race for three open seats on the Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2014
Last comment by History lesson, on Nov 17, 2014 at 9:23 pm | 9 comments | 2037 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside board OKs plans to renovate Menlo Country Club

Plans to renovate the golf course and tennis courts at the Menlo County Club in Woodside moved one step closer to reality...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Brad, on Jan 8, 2014 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 2037 Views
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