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Town Square: More fallout from downtown plan

Visit to join the conversation on Town Square, the Almanac's online forum.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by greenie, on May 16, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1615 Views


Holiday Fund: Health education for all abilities

Teen Talk is one of 10 local community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. [

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
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Friday: Event to focus on high-speed-rail outreach

Peninsula residents concerned about California's proposed high-speed-rail system will have an opportunity Friday (Nov. 6)...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 5, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1615 Views


Obituary: Jonelle Grace Madsen of Atherton, recently celebrated 70th wedding anniversary

Jonelle Grace Madsen, who resided in Atherton for the past 36 years, died Oct. 8, just a few weeks after she and her husband...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Janine, on Oct 27, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 2 comments | 1615 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 | 1615 Views


Menlo Park downtown plan review

On Tuesday, Sept. 13, the Menlo Park City Council returns to contemplate a subject near and dear to residents' hearts, judging...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by AJ, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:17 am | 8 comments | 1614 Views


Photography slide show at Atherton Library

Larry Calof of Class Five Images will present a slide show of his polar bear photography, currently on exhibit (along with...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 22, 2009
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Flood Park returns Saturday

On Saturday, Nov. 12, Flood Park reopens with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and celebration complete with food trucks, live music,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by Park lover, on Nov 11, 2011 at 5:55 am | 4 comments | 1614 Views


Supervisor candidates raise $80,000

Over the first two and a half months of 2012, donors gave a total of $79,896 to the eight candidates running for the District...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 7 comments | 1614 Views


Combating fire

Firefighters from Menlo Park, Fremont and South San Francisco joined in fire-combat training drills at the Baylands Structural...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Marianne, on Apr 4, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1614 Views


Las Lomitas to install portable classrooms

New portable classrooms will be installed at both Las Lomitas School District schools this summer to address the unexpectedly...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2011
Last comment by PoGo, on May 24, 2011 at 7:31 pm | 3 comments | 1613 Views


New renderings of El Camino housing project

Developer Matt Matteson told the Almanac that it was important to actually build the BMR units instead of paying in-lieu...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 1613 Views


Police calls: Diamond necklace reported stolen

Grand theft reports in Menlo Park, vandalism report in Portola Valley. Read the full story here

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 1613 Views


Supervisor Mark Church refuses to resign.

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 6, 2010
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Menlo Park city manager gets more time to repay loan

Terms of the bridge loan from the city that was part of Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas' employment agreement have been...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 25, 2010 at 10:20 am | 11 comments | 1612 Views


Paws for Tales at Atherton Library

Atherton Library, in conjunction with the Peninsula Humane Society, is hosting the popular Paws for Tales program. Children...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hawk, on Jan 27, 2012 at 5:31 am | 2 comments | 1612 Views


Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views


Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

Kim Griffin, President of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors defends the District's actions after a scathing...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 1612 Views


Saturday: Atherton, Menlo Park garden tour

Six gardens in Atherton and Menlo Park will be on the Master Gardeners "Advice to Grow By" educational garden tour from 11...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1612 Views


Stanford University trail opens

A long-awaited public hiking trail that has been a decade in the making will open Friday (May 20). The new trail, called...

Original post made on May. 21, 2011
Last comment by any parking?, on May 23, 2011 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 1612 Views
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