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Share your recollections of Sept. 11, 2001

If you wish to share your memories of Sept. 11, 2001, with Almanac readers online, please do so by commenting below. This...

Original post made by Editor on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Persimmon sale for charity

Local youth Lisa and Sara Hewitt, members of their philanthropy group, ChAngels, are hosting their third annual persimmon...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by loves persimmons, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1446 Views

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East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by GIVING BACK, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1446 Views

WOODSIDE

Menlo Park: $5,500 losses in home break-in

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11551...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by DRUG HABIT, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1446 Views

ATHERTON

In Atherton, disparate views on what constitutes transparent government

In the wake of recent criticism about the appointment of the new police chief and lack of disclosure about a $230,000 sexual-harassment...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2010
Last comment by inquisitive, on Jan 22, 2010 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three locals achieve Eagle Scout status

Boy Scout Troop 222 of Menlo Park recently held an Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Ethan Banich, Dan Kozlowski and Tim Benton....

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2010
Last comment by Wow, on Mar 7, 2010 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1445 Views

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Sunday: Simitian holds sidewalk office hours

Meet and greet state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, at the Menlo Park Farmers' Market on Sunday, June 12. No appointment...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by John Woodell, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

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Trail connections a focus for POST leader Walter Moore

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jul 6, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Town official departs abruptly

The staff at Town Hall in Portola Valley is one person smaller with the abrupt departure of Assistant Town Manager Janet...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne , on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1445 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 | 1445 Views

MENLO PARK

VA leases Menlo Park land to developer for housing

The Department of Veteran Affairs has made a long-term agreement with Willow Housing L.P. to lease just under two acres of...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Nov 24, 2014 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 3, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander McCall Smith 2 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1444 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts council

On April 14, with more than one of the night owls in the council chambers rubbing her eyes as the hour hand of the clock...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 9, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1444 Views

MENLO PARK

Baykeeper sues West Bay Sanitary over sewage spills

An environmental watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against the West Bay Sanitary District and two Peninsula cities over...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on Dec 10, 2009 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 1444 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton pays off another employee

The lingering legal dispute over whether Atherton had a legitimate reason to terminate finance director John Johns in 2007...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by punch line, on Apr 29, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why some crimes in Portola Valley and Woodside have not been reported to the public

As some residents of Portola Valley have discovered, there's been a mismatch between crimes entered in the records of the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Maria, on Feb 3, 2011 at 5:35 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Brown Act At Risk

KTVU (Channel 2) has a story about how the Brown Act is at risk due to State Budget Cuts. Reaffirms the low priority nature...

Original post made by Wrecking Ball on Feb. 15, 2011
Last comment by Not so dumb, on Feb 22, 2011 at 4:00 pm | 5 comments | 1444 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tries to counter state's plan to kill redevelopment agencies

Emergency legislation proposed by Governor Jerry Brown to stop redevelopment agencies from tying up local funds in new projects...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by Richard Scholl, on Feb 16, 2011 at 1:28 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on Board of Supervisors

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 18 comments | 1444 Views
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