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MENLO PARK

Downtown plan: Is Menlo Park changing direction?

Here's a question you probably haven't spent much time pondering: How did the parking plazas in downtown Menlo Park come...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by carol, on May 12, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 1823 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood names finalist for superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district has been named the finalist to replace the retiring superintendent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on May 13, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1823 Views

SPORTS

Free Basketball Clinics at Mountain View HS

Spartans Sports Camp is offering two free basketball clinics on Saturday, April 21st and Sunday May 6th, from 10am - 1pm...

Original post made by Spartans Sports Camp on Apr. 17, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

House fire in Sharon Heights is under control

A roof fire at 923 Continental Drive in Sharon Heights is under control, according to firefighters. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2010
Last comment by Alison Johnson Sterken, on Mar 10, 2010 at 9:48 am | 4 comments | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Proposal to school board and neighbors re M-A lights

On another topic Jim has posted an excellent suggestion - this new topic is intended to begin a new discussion with his suggestion: Jim...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 10, 2010
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Oct 14, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 11 comments | 1823 Views

WOODSIDE

Camera captures bank-robbery suspect

Authorities are looking for a suspect in the robbery of Chase Bank in Ladera on Monday morning, April 4. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 1:29 pm | 3 comments | 1823 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Appearance of conflict a concern

Amid the mud-slinging during the race for Menlo Park's two open City Council seats, the one of greatest concern to voters...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by Clarence Punla, on Nov 6, 2008 at 7:18 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BevMo gets thumbs up in city's review Planning Commission gives BevMo a thumbs up

It seems like only yesterday that a faction of Menlo Park residents and alcohol merchants rose up against allowing a Beverages...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 14, 2013 at 1:11 pm | 2 comments | 1822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview Middle School Principal Mike Melton to retire

Mike Melton, who has been principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park since July 2009, announced Wednesday that he...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Dina, on Jan 28, 2012 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 1822 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 | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

IBM withdraws $7 billion offer for Sun Micro

After weeks of negotiations, IBM withdrew its $7 billion bid for Sun Microsystems on Sunday, one day after Sun's board balked...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 5, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rolling along through life

Each of us must find the right dance to move us through life with as much grace and satisfaction as we can hope to attain....

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 26, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arizona man who burglarized Woodside home is sentenced

One of two Arizona men who flew to the Bay Area in 2012 with the purpose of burglarizing homes was sentenced Friday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 10, 2015 at 2:46 pm | 4 comments | 1822 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officer named in lawsuit retires

An Atherton police officer named in a federal lawsuit for his role in a domestic violence incident and the subsequent alteration...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by John P Johns, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:19 pm | 6 comments | 1822 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A grad on a Latin American mission

Jessica Parlanti is on a mission. She is hoping to raise $20,000 to fund a program to improve the lives of Afro-Ecuadorians...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Melanie Case, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Musical storytime will be held on Thursday, December 10th at 4 PM for all ages. This is the last musical storytime of the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1821 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears with golden win at Oracle Arena over Terra Nova (38-27)

Playing without their injured star point guard Jeff Keller, the Menlo-Atherton Bears relied on a smothering defense to shut...

Original post made by calfan on Jan. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1821 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Chief stands up for municipal unions

A recent (Nov. 11) letter to The Almanac by Mary Gilles of Menlo Park castigated unions and the San Mateo County Central...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Dec 13, 2009 at 6:34 am | 2 comments | 1821 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' and fun to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Jenny, on Jul 3, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 2 comments | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: North Fair Oaks Community Festival

The North Fair Oaks Community Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, on Middlefield Road in Redwood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Chuchee, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views
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