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MENLO PARK

Construction work begins on Hillview campus

Phase 1 of the reconstruction of Hillview Middle School has begun on the campus at the corner of Santa Cruz and Elder avenues...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2010
Last comment by Thanks!, on Jul 17, 2010 at 12:25 am | 3 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Piano teacher walks after judge dismisses retrial

Piano teacher Boping Chen, 59, whose March 2006 conviction on child molestation charges involving an 8-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by M.Mark, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

ATHERTON

What happened to that post?

There was a post about a FPPC complaint over the Atherton City Manager. It was deleted. by whom and for what reason?...

Original post made by ChiefnBoss on Apr. 11, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 14, 2011 at 3:31 pm | 6 comments | 1337 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Adapting for disaster

On a sunny afternoon at an outdoor cafe, disasters are far from the minds of most people -- but Peter Carpenter and Scott...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Caroline Beverstock, on Aug 28, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Alpine Road trail would do more harm than good

I am a cyclist and hiker, a former executive responsible for risk management at a company that builds roads, sidewalks, and...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 8, 2011 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 1337 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand Jury report on Sequoia Healthcare District and LAFCo

I invite interested readers to attend the next Board Meeting of the Sequoia Healthcare District on June 5, 2013. See: http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 30, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 3, 2013 at 6:40 pm | 5 comments | 1337 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Measure M not needed to address large-scale El Camino development

As current chair of the Menlo Park Planning Commission, I'm concerned about the scale of development along El Camino. I'm...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2014
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 11, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 12 comments | 1337 Views

ATHERTON

Why The Almanac Matters

Not listed here on line, but contained on page 6 of todays Almanac print edition is an article about the status of Atherton's...

Original post made by Ed on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by GoodQuestion, on Aug 25, 2010 at 6:28 pm | 12 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Two in custody following car chase and crash

Two suspects in an attempted armed robbery of a jewelry store in North Fair Oaks are in custody and two more are being sought...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by North Fair Oaks neighbor, on Jan 17, 2013 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

In honor of the fallen

Three hundred and forty three flags, in memory of the 343 firefighters who died on Sept. 11, 2001, in New York City, adorn...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2009
Last comment by proud, on Sep 19, 2009 at 9:57 am | 1 comment | 1335 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest Opinion: Menlo shops aid small businesses in East Africa

I've just had an education on Menlo Park's retail establishments. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8675...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - November 23, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Lacuna Barbara Kingsolver 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 4 Wolf Hall Hilary Mantel 5 Too...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Nov. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1335 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission votes in favor of Bohannon project

Menlo Park's Planning Commission voted 4-3 at its meeting Monday, May 3, in favor of a prodigious development project proposed...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Commission blew it, on May 9, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 6 comments | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Alpine Road trail work to begin soon

The next six months will see limited access to the hiking trail that runs along Alpine Road from Portola Valley's border...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by jimmae, on Aug 11, 2011 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 1335 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Amazon's misguided fight against sales tax

We hope the public will wholeheartedly support the local merchants, including Menlo Park's Clark Kepler, who joined a press...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by fiscalsanity, on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

MENLO PARK

Hotel financing holds up Bohannon project

Challenges in financing a major hotel are holding up the huge office-hotel project known as Menlo Gateway, developer David...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2011
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 29, 2014 at 9:49 am | 13 comments | 1335 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI proposes big changes to Menlo Park campus

Big changes are in the works for the 63-acre headquarters campus of SRI International in Menlo Park. The nonprofit innovation...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 1335 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail Town Hall meeting by Rep. Eschoo re-scheduled

Representative Anna Eschoo has rescheduled the cancelled town hall meeting. The new date is: High Speed Rail Town...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1334 Views

MENLO PARK

Possible gas main break reported on Middle Avenue in Menlo Park

Firefighters from the Menlo Park Fire Protection District were called to the scene of a possible rupture in a gas main at...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by smelled gas, on Jan 11, 2011 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1334 Views

ATHERTON

Recruiter hired to find new town manager

The Town Council of Woodside on March 3 voted to hire a recruiter to find a new town manager, and the firm that the council...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Alistair, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1334 Views
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