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Local Realtors dominate national rankings

The nation's top hotshot Realtors come from Palo Alto and Menlo Park, along with other local cities, according to a new report...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 29, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 7 comments | 1619 Views


Memories: When it was 'an occasion' 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. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 1619 Views


Atherton residents create their own library survey

Atherton residents, whose request to the City Council to survey the town about the location of a new library was not approved,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by 3 to 1, on Nov 5, 2011 at 5:46 am | 12 comments | 1619 Views


Menlo Park baker wins $10K in Cake Challenge

BethAnn Goldberg, who bakes amazing cakes in her Studio Cake shop in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, whipped up an...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1618 Views


Guest opinion: Supervisors knew suit on elections was coming

The class action suit against San Mateo County and its "at large" voting system for electing members of the Board of Supervisors...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 15, 2011 at 6:59 am | 4 comments | 1618 Views


American made

There was a time when growing crops commercially in the United States meant entering the domain of draft horses and the iron,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2013
Last comment by Donally, on Mar 18, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views


Menlo Park police plan to add ShotSpotter, surveillance tools

Menlo Park landed on a list no one wants to be on, according to a consultant hired to review the police department's operations....

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 1618 Views


Saturday: Healthful eating for kids

Psychologist Annye Rothenberg, a former Portola Valley resident, will answer questions at a signing for her book, "I Like...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1618 Views


Bill Lane honored at Town Council meeting

The Portola Valley Town Council honored one of its own on Wednesday, Aug. 25, by setting out the chair usually occupied by...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Philippe Cohen, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views


County extends spraying moratorium

San Mateo County will extend a moratorium on spraying herbicides along 315-miles of county-maintained roads until March 13...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on Mar 9, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1618 Views


High-speed-rail analysis sets stage for more lawsuits

The state agency charged with building California's high-speed rail system approved on Thursday a long-debated environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Young Voice (2), on Apr 21, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 1618 Views


Block party in downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park will hold its second and final block party of the summer on Wednesday, Aug. 11, featuring a performance by a Beatles...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Kurt Coman, on Aug 4, 2010 at 9:43 pm | 3 comments | 1618 Views


Wasmann's Worries

Atherton Building Official Mike Wasmann is under fire. Not only has one resident questioned his credentials, resulting...

Original post made by bill everett on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by John P Johns, on Aug 1, 2010 at 8:38 pm | 2 comments | 1618 Views


Proud of the Atherton Town Council

I have just returned form a Special Session and the public portion preceding a Closed Session of the Atherton Town Council. In...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 17, 2010 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 1618 Views


Atherton considers spiffed-up baseball park

The town of Atherton is moving forward cautiously to examine a proposal by the Menlo Park-Atherton Little League to rebuild,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by collect on delivery, on May 19, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views


Facebook, city to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Don't understand, on Apr 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views


Menlo Park fire destroys vehicle, carport

A fire in a carport at 1452 San Antonio Ave. in Menlo Park destroyed the vehicle parked there, the carport, and nearby facilities...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Solomon, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views


Why one Harvard MBA is dedicating his career to narrowing the opportunity gap

Thirteen years ago, Peter Fortenbaugh, who holds a Harvard MBA and a Princeton bachelor's degree in economics, left the job...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Ram Duriseti, 23 hours ago | 1 comment | 1617 Views


New technology promises less noise from jet engines, but to whose ears?

Commercial aircraft pass over Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton every day on their way into major Bay Area airports,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 1617 Views


Almanac endorsements: Atherton City Council

It's been tough going for the Atherton City Council, which has operated with only four members for much of the last 15 months...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Skeptical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 1617 Views
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