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Editorial: Consider a gift to the Holiday Fund

Despite the ongoing financial challenges we all face, last year Almanac readers contributed nearly $100,000 to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 1338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 1338 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Victorian Days return to history museum

Re-enactors will portray well-to-do Peninsula residents of the past, gossiping about neighbors and discussing fashion of...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1338 Views

MENLO PARK

License plate data report goes to Menlo Park council

The first report on how Menlo Park's new mobile automated license plate readers are working will be delivered to the council...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by Kyle, on Nov 23, 2014 at 9:03 pm | 8 comments | 1338 Views

MENLO PARK

Southbound El Camino in Atherton reopened

Southbound El Camino Real, which was closed at midday due to a major injury accident, has been reopened, police report. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2010
Last comment by morris brown, on Sep 30, 2010 at 4:32 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen arrested in Anaheim

A 17-year-old Menlo Park youth was arrested on sexual battery charges on Friday, May 20, at a dance at the Disney California...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Barry Robinson, on Jun 5, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 1 comment | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

9 Years later a supervisor finally tries to implement a 9 year old grand jury recommendation..

Supervisor Dave Pine is trying to implement a Grand Jury recommendation from 2003. No other Supervisor has done this. Mark...

Original post made by MIchael G. Stogner on Nov. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael Stogner, on Nov 23, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 3 comments | 1337 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo gun buyback nets 680 firearms

A gun buyback event in San Mateo Saturday collected more than 680 firearms, including 24 assault weapons, 338 hand guns...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2013
Last comment by elko-fer, on Jan 29, 2013 at 10:37 am | 15 comments | 1337 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Work starts on Belle Haven's garden

There's one construction project in Menlo Park that may be expected to proceed with no drama and even a helping hand from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kristi Breisch, on Nov 6, 2014 at 11:47 am | 1 comment | 1337 Views

MENLO PARK

Helping hands for Menlo council candidates

Menlo Park residents spotted precinct walkers handing out fliers supporting three candidates for City Council along with...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Thieving Hands, on Nov 2, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 5 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo garbage price hike looms again

Last year, Menlo Park garbage rates jumped 18 percent. This year, 28 percent. Next year? Maybe another 15 percent. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 24, 2010 at 11:48 am | 3 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Seeking compromise on wetlands restoration

The Menlo Park Library was flooded with new ideas Feb. 10 as experts and locals debated the next steps in restoring the Ravenswood...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2011
Last comment by MP Pro, on Feb 19, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans cancels second herbicide spray date on Highway 84

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), which had said it would spray herbicides along Highway 84 west of...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 17, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 5 comments | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Workshop on downtown's future

Residents are invited to attend a key community workshop to help plan downtown Menlo Park, and the stretch along El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 18, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

ATHERTON

SAN MATEO COUNTY HAS 2 RAILROAD STATIONS THAT ARE HISTORICAL LANDMARKS

FACTOID: Did you know that the Burlingame Railroad Station AS WELL AS the Menlo Park Railroad Station ARE Historic Landmarks...

Original post made by Rayofsunshine on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Not quite 2,000, on Nov 19, 2010 at 6:39 pm | 3 comments | 1335 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1335 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton revisits park events issue

Should Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park be re-opened to weddings and other special events beginning later this year? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission looks at Sunset event permit, affordable housing

Sunset Magazine is asking for one last hurrah -- the Menlo Park Planning Commission tonight (Feb. 23) will review the publication's...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 1335 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County

COUNTY CORONER COSTS COUNTY TAXPAYERS HALF A MILLION DOLLARS IN UNNECESSARY EXPENSES Lawsuits, Investigations and Staff...

Original post made by SMC_Voter on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 3:42 pm | 4 comments | 1334 Views

MENLO PARK

No last call yet for Menlo Park's downtown specific plan

It was, perhaps, an optimistic schedule -- three meetings to evaluate the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, then...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lessons of 2011, on Oct 3, 2011 at 9:15 am | 7 comments | 1334 Views
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Couple’s Strife: 3 Tools for a Happier Relationship
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The Sad Family Photo
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Out of Menlo
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The MP School District Board Should Approve the O’Connor Boundary Change.
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