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AROUND TOWN

On the firing line

Officials representing the state's high-speed rail project met with skepticism and tough questions at a Q&A meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 22, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 12 comments | 1532 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation

Why doesn't the Almanac ever pick up on these stories. San Jose Mercury News Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation The...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by what chutzpah, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 1532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online Auction for Las Lomitas Education Foundation

The auction benefiting the Las Lomitas Elementary School District is going on now! Many great items are available. Check...

Original post made by David Henig on May. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1532 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Worried about impact of LED streetlights

A few nights ago I went out at midnight and saw that new LED streetlights had been installed on our block on Pope Street....

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Mar 27, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 5 comments | 1532 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

North Pole Sees Unprecedented July Cold Arctic Sees Shortest Summer On Record

Meanwhile we are having record ice expansion in the Antarctic: http://www.climatedepot.com/2013/08/03/unprecedented-july-cold-arctic-sees-shortest-summer-on-record-normally-the-h...

Original post made by Baby its Cold Outside on Aug. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Clients & Volunteers Needed for Senior Peer Counseling Program

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County has received a one-year, $283,140 contract renewal from San Mateo County to continue...

Original post made by K. Chouteau on Aug. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1531 Views

MENLO PARK

Five Former Menlo Park Mayors and Fire Board member, Peter Carpenter, urge a No Vote on Measure T

The following letter has been released. Please take their advice and Vote No On Measure T Visit www.FactsNotHype.org for...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 25, 2010
Last comment by Caroline, on Oct 27, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 1531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Diesel Exhaust from Stanford Dirt Moving Project

Over the weekend I noticed Stanford moving a mountain of dirt at the edge of the golf course near the old barn and equestrian...

Original post made by Wants Clean Air on Oct. 15, 2012
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OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park school district expands language programs

The Menlo Park City School District is working hard this year to achieve a goal it adopted in 2008: to offer world language...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, 2 hours ago | 19 comments | 1531 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 4 Multi-Handed Ragtime Blast for U.S.O.

July 4, from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. the B's and D's of Ragtime (and you were still trying to figure out your P's and Q's?) return...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jun. 11, 2009
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OTHER TOPICS

Not-so-presidedntial Obama Worrisome

A resident of Sunnyvale Two very desirable and indeed necessary qualities for any president of the United States are wisdom...

Original post made by Peter F. Lindquist on Oct. 5, 2009
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OTHER TOPICS

Rail options get gruff response in Atherton

It wasn't even two minutes into his planned half-hour presentation at an Atherton community meeting that Dominic Spaethling...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by bigoldchildren, on May 14, 2010 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service for Michele Daschbach Fast

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, for Michele Daschbach Fast, the youngest daughter of the well-known Daschbach...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 20, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two plead not guilty to pornography charges

Prosecutors have filed charges of possession of child pornography against Portola Valley resident Stephen Wolf, 64, and Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2012
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 20, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1530 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report of mountain lion near Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted in the Teague Hill Open Space Preserve near Woodside this morning (March 12), the third time...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by bob, on Mar 15, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1529 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton looks at police oversight

The Atherton City Council is set to take up the question of who should police the police at the Wednesday, March 17, meeting....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on Mar 18, 2010 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 1529 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Shut down Sequoia Healthcare District

Voters this November have a historic opportunity to shut down a government agency created in 1946 to bring a hospital...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 1, 2010 at 6:00 pm | 7 comments | 1529 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Persimmon sale for charity

Local youth Lisa and Sara Hewitt, members of their philanthropy group, ChAngels, are hosting their third annual persimmon...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by loves persimmons, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1529 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunday: Simitian holds sidewalk office hours

Meet and greet state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, at the Menlo Park Farmers' Market on Sunday, June 12. No appointment...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by John Woodell, on Jun 13, 2011 at 11:04 pm | 2 comments | 1529 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Share your recollections of Sept. 11, 2001

If you wish to share your memories of Sept. 11, 2001, with Almanac readers online, please do so by commenting below. This...

Original post made by Editor on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Sep 6, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 1529 Views
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