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MENLO PARK

City to buy, refurbish foreclosed homes

In an attempt to stave off blight brought about by a spate of foreclosures in the low-income Belle Haven neighborhood, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mossbie, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 2289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How schools are handling Obama talk

With all the hubbub over whether schools should show President Barack Obama speech today that urges students to take responsibility...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Summer, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 2289 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview playing field opens

Soccer balls will soon be flying on the new playing field at Hillview Middle School, which has been closed since summer for...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Drainage, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2289 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman opens yard to concert series

Eight years ago, Gwendolyn Fuller asked herself, "What are the dreams unlived in my life?" While recuperating from an accident...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Bobby, on Jun 30, 2011 at 3:13 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

OTHER TOPICS

At the top: Lt. Gen. Joseph F. Fil Jr.

In a time of war but not of national sacrifice, of an official news blackout on photos of the flag-draped coffins of war...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2013
Last comment by Keith B, on Apr 13, 2013 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain vs. car in Redwood City, 6pm Wednesday

Please folks, do not ever stop on top of the train tracks. Pay attention, the tracks are well marked....

Original post made by resident on Nov. 7, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those were the days

What is now the Alpine Inn on Alpine Road in Portola Valley has had a number of names and owners. This 1906 photo shows the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2289 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Education foundation auction

The chance to bid on items ranging from tours of San Francisco 49er and Stanford football team facilities, to attendance...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Proud Mon, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 3 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those who matter, or why I am running for Supervisor

 Those Who Matter, or Why I'm Running for San Mateo County Supervisor By:  Michael Stogner     On April 25, 2007,...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2011 at 11:03 am | 14 comments | 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public asked to help families devastated by fire

Redwood City officials are asking the public to help families who lost everything in an apartment building fire in the...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2288 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton pays $619,000 in John Johns case

The town of Atherton paid a total of about $393,200 in attorney fees to investigate former finance director John Johns, and...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 16, 2010 at 12:00 am | 3 comments | 2288 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park schools face unpleasant options

Menlo Park City School District delayed its decision on opening a new elementary school at the O'Connor campus as officials...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Dec 15, 2009 at 6:55 pm | 13 comments | 2287 Views

MENLO PARK

LB Steak now open in Menlo Park

LB Steak is now open at 898 Santa Cruz Ave., but proprietor Roland Passot is no stranger in town. His Left Bank Brassierie,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jul 6, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 2 comments | 2287 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The birth of a musical

<B>June 1984 Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7697 posted Wednesday, March 11, 2009,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Hillerby, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 2 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park planning commissioners selected

A new face has joined the return of a familiar one on the Menlo Park Planning Commission. The City Council has reappointed...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2014 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 2287 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Jane Wilson appointed to architectural commission

Jane Wilson, a resident of Portola Valley for nearly 12 years and a native of Great Britain, is the newest member of the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by InTheKnow, on Dec 15, 2015 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

MENLO PARK

Students remember classmate who took her life

Grief-stricken friends, relatives and teachers mourned and lamented the death of 16-year-old Ophylia Mona Lisa Afuhaamango...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2008
Last comment by LEI, on Nov 6, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 1 comment | 2286 Views

MENLO PARK

Two-year investigation leads to 26 arrests

==B Update:== Menlo Park police joined federal and local agencies in Operation Phallen Gardens, a task force investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 9 comments | 2286 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 2286 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson elected Menlo Park mayor by 3-2 council vote

To follow policy, or not follow policy? That question has weighed on the minds of the Menlo Park City Council since the November...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by pat cala, on Mar 4, 2011 at 4:07 pm | 23 comments | 2285 Views
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