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MENLO PARK

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 | 1816 Views

MENLO PARK

Specific plan just doesn't work

It really is obvious to many who have put in time to participate and now, see the results of the Specific Plan, this plan...

Original post made by morris brown on May. 10, 2014
Last comment by Dana Hendrickson, on May 30, 2014 at 12:27 pm | 37 comments | 1816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Community celebrates Marion Softky

Lots of familiar faces turned out Sunday at the Portola Valley Town Center to fete veteran reporter Marion Softky at a celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Judith Howell, on Aug 14, 2009 at 10:38 pm | 1 comment | 1816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain weighs fare increases

Although weekend Caltrain service recently escaped the budget ax, at a public hearing on Sept. 2 the rail agency proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2010
Last comment by M.C., on Sep 3, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1816 Views

ATHERTON

Danielson resigns as manager, but may stay on as consultant

==B Update:== Due to an adverse ruling by a state agency, Atherton's interim city manager John Danielson has submitted his...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2012
Last comment by Interesting, on Feb 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 8 comments | 1816 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1816 Views

WOODSIDE

Portola Valley: 'We love horses' essay contest

Strideaway Farms in Portola Valley is hosting a "We love horses" essay contest. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13643...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1816 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How the deal was made for Prop 13

The recent Almanac story I saw published in the Palo Alto Weekly recounting Jennifer Bestor's research into Proposition 13...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Excuse Me, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Noize Live, Electronic Music & More! at CSMA - Sunday, Oct. 18

Free concert for young kids & families at Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center! Award-winning Dr. Noize...

Original post made by CSMA on Sep. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1815 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MP fire district honors Sept. 11 firefighters

Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters woke up early to place 343 American flags at three local fire stations...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Paloma, on Sep 14, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 1815 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Initiative not real pension reform

The well-intentioned local residents who are launching a drive to reduce pensions of yet-to-be hired city workers are on...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 5, 2010 at 9:15 pm | 15 comments | 1814 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect in armed robberies arrested after all-day standoff

A suspect in five armed robberies in the Redwood City area was arrested Thursday night after a day-long standoff with police...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Tony, on Aug 19, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 6 comments | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ormondale principal named

Kevin Keegan, an elementary school principal in the Santa Clara Unified School District, has been appointed the new principal...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by Santa Clara transplant, on Jul 6, 2013 at 10:55 pm | 2 comments | 1814 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 1814 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli hires firm to help handle volunteer exodus

Filoli, the historic estate in Woodside, has hired an Oakland-based crisis communications management company, Kamer Consulting...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rose of Sharon, on Mar 12, 2015 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 1814 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A vice principal on 'Jeopardy"

Sean Priest, the administrative vice principal at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, is scheduled to appear on the TV...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by sally, on Feb 9, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 1813 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trail connections a focus for POST leader Walter Moore

Creating trail connections among open-space parcels on the Peninsula will be the next great focus of local land preservation,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2011
Last comment by John, on Jul 6, 2011 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 1813 Views

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Plan to pay for high-speed rail draws fresh scrutiny

The California High-Speed Rail Authority's new business plan, which shows the price tag of the controversial project nearly...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Doug, on Nov 30, 2011 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 1813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking benefits from Facebook development

Facebook's relationship with Menlo Park is moving from the "friends" to "friends with benefits." Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 11 comments | 1813 Views
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