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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 | 1194 Views

AROUND TOWN

New auxiliary lanes being built on 101

Caltrans crews broke ground Wednesday (July 20) on a project to build auxiliary lanes along a three-mile stretch of U.S....

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Max Crittenden, on Jul 25, 2011 at 8:41 am | 12 comments | 1193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa's not coming to town after all

Santa's lost his ride this year. Despite months of effort trying to save it, this week Caltrain's managers canceled the holiday...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 1192 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights Park housing discussions & vote

While walking at SHP aka The Pond Park, I noticed flyers posted everywhere about meetings 9/10, /11 & /12 about the MP city...

Original post made by Su on Sep. 10, 2012
Last comment by Patti Fry, on Sep 12, 2012 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 1192 Views

ATHERTON

Happy Valentine's Day to Egypt from San Mateo County

Dear Egypt: Here from the home of Google and FaceBook we want to extend our congratulations to you for opting for democratic...

Original post made by Ed on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors ask court to save heritage oak

The neighbors of an oak tree called "Granny" headed to court Monday morning to ask a judge to issue a temporary restraining...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Firefighters plan wildfire drills in Portola Valley

Firefighters from all over San Mateo County will converge on the Spring Down open space just south of the Portola Valley...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2012
Last comment by Bolivar, on Apr 1, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1191 Views

ATHERTON

A Call for a Special Council Meeting on Ethics

From the mumerous posts written both anonymously and apparently by those who choose to write under their own name, the Town...

Original post made by James Croft on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 1, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1190 Views

ATHERTON

Protestors, supporters greet president

Protesting President Barack Obama's visit to Atherton, Dave Menche waves to moving traffic along Alameda de las Pulgas on...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Oct 23, 2010 at 8:53 am | 7 comments | 1190 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission scrutinizes Menlo Park downtown plan

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Odd, on Jun 15, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1190 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 1190 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Sunday: Celebrating life of John Loustaunou

An informal gathering to celebrate the life of John Charles "Jack" Loustaunou, a founder of the Portola Valley Schools Foundation,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Franklin, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 1190 Views

MENLO PARK

New approach at Sharon Heights Shopping Center

Sharon Heights Shopping Center, at 325 Sharon Park Drive in Menlo Park, now has an attractive new entrance, the first major...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2013
Last comment by shopper, on Jul 31, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 5 comments | 1190 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Budget reflecting layoffs approved, but outsourcing plan still not firm

An "interim bridge budget" that reflects the layoff of 13 town staff members was passed by Atherton's City Council last night...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by The law won, on Jun 17, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: New member appointed to architecture review panel

Woodside resident Maggie Mah Johnson, a member of the town's Trails Committee and an equestrian, is now a member of the...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1189 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess pool burglars busted

Menlo Park detectives on the trail of a stolen cellphone uncovered two suspects and a collection of items stolen from Burgess...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Daniel McKee, on Sep 17, 2012 at 7:24 am | 6 comments | 1189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Mark Church to run for county post

There's already a contender for Warren Slocum's old job. San Mateo County Supervisor Mark Church has announced on Feb. 11...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by George, on Feb 15, 2010 at 3:21 pm | 1 comment | 1188 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters Outdated

From this week's PA Weekly Letters to the Editor. http://www.paloaltoonline.com/weekly/story.php?story_id=12862 Editor, The...

Original post made by Food For Thought on May. 2, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 7 comments | 1188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dentist rides, raises money for benefit

Menlo Park dentist and cyclist Jan Gabus recently rode his bicycle across Iowa for seven days and 461 miles, raising $9,000...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1188 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College Prez Leaving Dec 31 2010

Again the Almanac is kind of slow. Yesterday another reader posted online here that Timothy Haight president of Menlo College...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen News Reporter, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1188 Views
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