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SPORTS

Football: Menlo-Atherton tops Woodside, 40-33

Senior running back Isiah Nash rushed 33 times for 245 yards and scored four touchdowns to pace Menlo-Atherton to a nonleague...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by Coach, on Nov 18, 2013 at 6:49 pm | 1 comment | 2428 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Bridge to somewhere

Not many middle school students know very much about college, let alone what school they would like to attend. Seventh-grader...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Rayme, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 2427 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Special election in May for new county supervisor

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has decided to hold an all-mail special election in May to replace outgoing District...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 16, 2010 at 1:00 pm | 5 comments | 2427 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton names Town Center panel members

If the Atherton City Council's most recent vote were a popularity contest, Philip Lively would be the man about town wearing...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by not so much, on Apr 10, 2013 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 2427 Views

MENLO PARK

Political committees pump cash into Assembly campaigns

With the crowded race to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in the 24th District heading into the final stretch, independent...

Original post made on May. 24, 2016
Last comment by Destinee, on May 24, 2016 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 2426 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools celebrate 150 years

Who would guess that a town that is 45 years old would be home to a school district that began 150 years ago? Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Did you read the story, on Jun 7, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2426 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Draeger's makes case against usurping parking plazas

<I>(Editor's Note: The following letter was submitted to the Menlo Park City Council.)</I></B> Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eyes wide open, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2426 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New high-speed rail plan faces criticism

High-speed rail's recent pivot toward the Bay Area may have energized the project's Silicon Valley supporters, but it is...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 6, 2016 at 7:33 am | 37 comments | 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 2426 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Planning Commission supports housing plan update -- with changes

Menlo Park got a step closer to updating its housing plan on April 29 after the Planning Commission recommended rezoning...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Jun 5, 2013 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 2425 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: A means to help neighbors in need

Almanac readers have for 22 years risen to the challenge of helping neighbors in need during the holiday season, and we trust...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 26, 2015 at 1:40 pm | 6 comments | 2425 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Building a new Town Center

Atherton is recruiting up to nine residents to sit on an advisory committee that will lead the effort to build a new hub...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Money?, on Feb 19, 2013 at 5:08 pm | 1 comment | 2425 Views

FICTION

HRC Book 'Hard Choices' dead-panned by Reviewers

Hillary Clinton's new book Hard Choices bombs with critics. "Hard Choices' is a newsless snore" Politico Mike Allen "There...

Original post made by Love to Read Fiction on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jun 28, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 39 comments | 2425 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to determine whether new library will be built in Holbrook-Palmer Park

Atherton voters will be given the chance to say yes or no to a proposal to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park. The...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 3, 2012 at 9:55 am | 27 comments | 2424 Views

ATHERTON

Firmly in the black, Atherton ponders the long term in its budget

Atherton's civic budget is looking so good that some long-time council members appear to be having trouble believing it can...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2015
Last comment by No more parcel tax, on Jun 9, 2015 at 11:04 pm | 9 comments | 2424 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council OKs 30% pay raise for sergeants

Amid the specter of weakened morale among police sergeants &#8211; and despite scores of e-mails in opposition &#8211; the...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2009
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 19, 2009 at 8:52 am | 7 comments | 2423 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown Act lapses nix Menlo Park meetings

At first glance, it looked like the Menlo Park Transportation Commission -- like others -- was enjoying some time off during...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by Long Time Menlo Man, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:11 pm | 3 comments | 2423 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Portola Valley council to discuss committee report on affordable housing

The Portola Valley Town Council will meet at Wednesday, June 12, to discuss a report from a committee of nine volunteers...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by louis ebner, on Jun 11, 2013 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 2423 Views

MENLO PARK

Man robbed at gunpoint in Willows area

A man and a woman in a car cut off a vehicle driven by a 45-year-old East Palo Alto man, then robbed him at gunpoint around...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2009
Last comment by Haha, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:17 pm | 3 comments | 2422 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'We averted a major disaster'

A facility in Redwood City that treats wastewater for Menlo Park, Atherton and other local towns narrowly escaped this...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by E. Johnson, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 1 comment | 2422 Views
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