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Feature story: Shaping the West

It's a safe bet that few can now say what these four things have in common: asparagus, the sliding glass door, a wilderness...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Debbie Mytels, on Apr 12, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1561 Views


Tesla CEO: Roadster nearing profitability

The cost of materials for Tesla Motors' Roadster has dropped to $80,000, a fact that should help the electric car company...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by jason brookes, on Jul 14, 2009 at 10:07 am | 2 comments | 1560 Views


Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1560 Views


Candidate filing period opens

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 3 election opens Monday, July 13, and closes Aug. 7. In Almanac towns, a total of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1560 Views


Guest opinion: Alpine Road trail would do more harm than good

I am a cyclist and hiker, a former executive responsible for risk management at a company that builds roads, sidewalks, and...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 8, 2011 at 6:39 am | 2 comments | 1560 Views


Portola Valley: Fundraising campaign begins for Ford Field

Community fundraising has begun for a $540,000 project to rehabilitate Ford Field, the Little League baseball diamond at...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Some perspective, on Apr 15, 2012 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 1560 Views


Guest opinion: Mayor says suggestions were just that

I appreciate the opportunity The Almanac provided me last week to share an abbreviated version of my State of the City remarks....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 1559 Views


Report forecasts Bay Area growth

The Bay Area will be home to an additional 1.7 million people over the next 25 years and they will witness rising sea...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 31, 2009 at 10:46 pm | 2 comments | 1559 Views


Tonight: Menlo Park block party features bands, diaper derby, pie-eating contest

Bands, a pie-eating contest and a diaper derby are some of the highlights of the 7th annual Menlo Park summer block party,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2013
Last comment by Clark Kepler, on Jun 18, 2013 at 12:15 pm | 1 comment | 1559 Views


Stogner's Victory

Michael Stogner did not win the San Mateo 3rd District Supervisor race today, yet a clear victory for Stogner emerged. Stogner...

Original post made by Victim\'s Advocacy on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 1, 2010 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 1559 Views


Guest opinion: Atherton setting course for new library

Decision time for the proposed new Atherton library is fast approaching. The final scheduled community meeting will be held...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2011
Last comment by Gresham, on Sep 10, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 8 comments | 1559 Views


FBI's investigation of Atherton was a hoax, poster says

It's been nearly a year now since John Johns, the former finance director in Atherton, began circulating the rumor that the...

Original post made by JT on Sep. 27, 2011
Last comment by John P Johns, on Sep 30, 2011 at 6:30 am | 15 comments | 1559 Views


Tonight: Compensation cuts, city manager's housing, on Atherton council agenda

The devilish details of how to shift more of the town's financial burden for employee benefits onto employees' shoulders...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Funny, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1559 Views


Unions sue city over pension measure; council meets to discuss

==BI (This is an expanded version of a previously posted article)== A Menlo Park resident and two unions representing Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Jun 28, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 4 comments | 1558 Views


Fight begins over campaign sign suit

The attorney representing Virginia Chang Kiraly in the defamation lawsuit filed by the husband of the Menlo Park mayor did...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1558 Views


There is a free lunch this summer in Atherton

The Atherton Library is refuting the old saying -- "There's no such thing as a free lunch" -- by offering a free lunch at...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Milton, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 1558 Views


Ollie Brown retires, after 47 years, from fire service

When Ollie Brown, at right, heard sirens blaring from trucks leaving the fire station he grew up near in Toledo, Ohio, he...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2010
Last comment by James, on Jan 14, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 1 comment | 1558 Views


Warehouse fire controlled; no injuries reported

A paint storage facility near Redwood City was destroyed by a two-alarm fire early this morning (June 29) but no one...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1558 Views


Menlo commissioner also working as HSR publicist

As reported in local newspapers, Menlo Park transportation commissioner Katherine Strehl signed on to handle publicity for...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2011
Last comment by Joan, on Mar 9, 2011 at 7:55 am | 4 comments | 1558 Views


Atherton Council: Please Ask Us!

The November 28th Council Meeting provided an unusual insight into the closed meeting workings of the Council. At issue was...

Original post made by please ask on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sworn to Uphold, on Dec 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1558 Views
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