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MENLO PARK

Update: Guild Theatre closed until further notice

Shut down on Feb. 18, the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park remains closed due to water damage. The staff hopes to reopen on March...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 23, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 6 comments | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Hearing on Mandarin immersion charter proposal

The public will have a chance to comment on the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed in the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Caryn Wasserstein, on Dec 9, 2014 at 10:01 pm | 2 comments | 2267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain to add bicycle capacity

Caltrain has made a concession to commuters who have long complained about the lack of space for bicycles on trains, pledging...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Josh Moore, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 2267 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Council may open public information committee to the public

Will the public be allowed to attend meetings about improving the town of Atherton's communication with the public? Possibly,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 5 comments | 2267 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain rethinks relationship with high-speed rail

A recent decision to start California's high-speed-rail line in Central Valley has prompted Caltrain to reconsider its seven-year-old...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on May 18, 2011 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 2266 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg donates a fortune to Silicon Valley foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by monica thompson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2266 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon on the Midpeninsula. Local officials are reminding residents of the best way to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Straight talk on trash

Hank Lawrence's letter in the Dec. 3 Almanac misrepresents several aspects of trash and recycling programs used by Menlo...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
Last comment by An Observer, on Dec 17, 2008 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 2265 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council appeals to agency to keep interim city manager

One of the few things the warring Atherton City Council members can agree on is that they like the job John Danielson, the...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by Money, on Dec 23, 2011 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2265 Views

MENLO PARK

Major HIgh Speed Rail announcement to be made in Menlo Park Monday (4/28/2011)

According to Senator Simitian's website: A major HSR announcement will be coming from Simitian, Eshoo and Rich Gordon tomorrow: http://www.senatorsimitian.com/ Eshoo,...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 17, 2011
Last comment by SMVoter, on Apr 19, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 4 comments | 2264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council to select next mayor

As the holiday season kicks into high gear, the Menlo Park City Council is taking a couple weeks off to prepare (and possibly...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by Archie Cox, on Dec 5, 2011 at 5:01 pm | 22 comments | 2264 Views

MENLO PARK

Taize Service at Holy Trinity on Monday, Nov. 17

All are invited to participate in an ecumenical Taize style worship in the chapel at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church on Monday,...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Nov. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2263 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New Laurel School Upper Campus opens Monday

Menlo Park City School District students, squeezed by 40 percent enrollment growth in the past 11 years, should get some...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by O'Connor Resident, on Oct 16, 2016 at 7:55 am | 2 comments | 2263 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A swimming success?

Three years after Menlo Park's controversial decision to let a private operator run its public pool, Menlo Swim and Sport...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Former MP resident, on Oct 6, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 2263 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Violent video games: Yee may craft 'narrower' bill

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote Monday struck down a California law that banned the sale or rental of violent video...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2263 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steeped in coffee

You could say Oscar Nunez, the proprietor of High Note coffee, has coffee in his blood. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14445...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by ML, on Sep 3, 2013 at 11:18 am | 1 comment | 2263 Views

ATHERTON

Opinion on Atherton police review board vote

Opinion Piece: Wrong Questions and Wrong Answers Regarding Citizen Police Review in Atherton by Jonathan Buckheit, Atherton...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Yadda Yah, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk on Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 2262 Views
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