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MENLO PARK

Downtown fire forces out four businesses

An attic fire at the corner of Evelyn Street and Santa Cruz avenues at around 5:10 p.m. today (June 16) triggered the interior...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by lon time resident, on Jun 21, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 7 comments | 1348 Views

ATHERTON

Interim City Manager Selection Process

From the Council Packets online at the Town of Atherton website: Mayor McKeithen appointed herself and Vice Mayor Dobbie...

Original post made by Chesire Cat on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Oct 20, 2010 at 9:53 am | 10 comments | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomato and Pepper Plant Sale

The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties will be selling tomato and pepper seedlings at their plant...

Original post made by Leslie Muennemann on Mar. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1348 Views

MENLO PARK

Sacred education for the 21st century

Mighty oaks from little acorns grow, so the saying goes. In this case, from the purchase of 40 acres of land in 1894 has...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2012
Last comment by Nitza Agam, on Aug 30, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1348 Views

WOODSIDE

Preserving historic properties in Woodside

In Woodside, there is a list of 22 structures of historic significance to the town. Included are the Albert Shine house,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Apr 17, 2013 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1348 Views

AROUND TOWN

POST buys 97 acres near La Honda

The Peninsula Open Space Trust has acquired 97.5 acres of land on the western side of the Santa Cruz range near La Honda...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2011
Last comment by Maggie Heilman, on Jan 15, 2011 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Origami Cranes for Japan

The Atherton Library is hosting an origami workshop to fold cranes for Japan relief. Tuesday, April 5 at 3:30 pm. Please...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 4, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1347 Views

MENLO PARK

Palo Alto to ban plastic bags at stores, restaurants

The era of plastic bags is about to come to an end at shops and restaurants throughout Palo Alto after city officials decided...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by Don, on Mar 14, 2013 at 9:30 pm | 1 comment | 1347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Piano teacher walks after judge dismisses retrial

Piano teacher Boping Chen, 59, whose March 2006 conviction on child molestation charges involving an 8-year-old Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2011
Last comment by M.Mark, on Jan 8, 2011 at 7:56 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

ATHERTON

End of a long career in Atherton

Troy Henderson, Atherton's public works supervisor, retired June 30 after 35 years of working for the town. Although he had...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2011
Last comment by Michael Boyd, on Jul 5, 2011 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1346 Views

ATHERTON

In support of Councilwoman McKeithen

I once accused Kathy McKeithen of having made unauthorized disclosures of closed session communications in violation of the...

Original post made by John P Johns, CPA on Jan. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1346 Views

AROUND TOWN

QUESTIONS THAT MUST BE ASKED

In response to the article "Money Train" by Jon Mays, on January 18, the following questions must be asked now that San Mateo...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 21, 2013
Last comment by Trust but verify, on Aug 5, 2013 at 11:26 pm | 10 comments | 1346 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission green-lights Beltramo townhomes

A housing project first envisioned a decade ago evaded an equally drawn-out death as the Menlo Park Planning Commission voted...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:49 am | 8 comments | 1345 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sinfully good angel food cakes

<B>Angel Heart Cakes bring new flavors to an old-fashioned favorite Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10205...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joan Solari, on Oct 8, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views

MENLO PARK

Vote for your favorite restaurants, shops and services

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 18, 2011 at 2:05 pm | 4 comments | 1345 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Montessori preschool opens

There's a new school in town. Casa dei Bambini, a Montessori preschool, has opened a 20,000-square-foot campus at 1215 O'Brien...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Casa dei Bambini School, on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Carole Groom's public statement to DA Steve Wagstaffe

Supervisor Carole Groom at Board of Supervisor Meeting June 21, 2012 "I don't know how many folks in our county know the...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 17, 2012 at 2:16 pm | 5 comments | 1345 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: U.S. 101 auxiliary lane ribbon-cutting

At 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 5, dignitaries will gather to commemorate the construction of U.S. 101 auxiliary lanes between...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by Rob, on Dec 6, 2012 at 12:35 am | 7 comments | 1345 Views

MENLO PARK

Two men grab girl's backpack in Menlo Park

A 15-year-old girl walking along Merrill Street snatched her backpack away from two men who tried to steal it shortly before...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on May 2, 2013 at 3:36 pm | 2 comments | 1345 Views

ATHERTON

Those were the days

During the 1930s, Beltramo's beverage and liquor store on El Camino Real in Menlo Park was a town landmark. In the photo...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Patricia Shipe, on Aug 5, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views
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