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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton: 'Milk and Cookies with the Mayor'

Special correspondent Fiona M. Lempres, a 7-year-old first-grader at Sacred Heart School, sent the Almanac this report of...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Silvers, on Mar 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2028 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain to keep all trains running -- for now

Caltrain will keep all of its 86 weekday trains running in the next fiscal year, though riders will have to shell out a little...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by CaltrainCommuter, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Volunteers starts new "Brain Stormers" program

As an extension of its 60 years of service to aging adults, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is adding a new activity-based program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 2028 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's mounting legal troubles

As the saying goes, out of the frying pan and into the fire. Just when the Atherton City Council thought the worst was...

Original post made by drudge report on Dec. 16, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 19, 2009 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 2028 Views

MENLO PARK

RDA shutdown crunches Menlo Park's budget

A clearer picture is emerging of how the redevelopment agency (RDA) shutdown will impact Menlo Park's budget. But not everyone...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2012
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Jan 28, 2012 at 5:40 pm | 9 comments | 2027 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Firmly opposed to new downtown plan

I see that the City of Menlo Park has debuted their plan for the demolition of the downtown district. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Thanks Truth, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 2027 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council Last Minute Action

On November 28, 2012, the Atherton Council with a Widmer McKeithen Dobbie majority will meet for their final time. It’s...

Original post made by Last Minute on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by Last Minute, on Nov 22, 2012 at 8:13 am | 6 comments | 2027 Views

MENLO PARK

Erik Burmeister named superintendent of Menlo Park City School District

It's official: Erik Burmeister will become the new superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District on July 1, when...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stacey Wueste, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher, district reach settlement framework

==B Update of story posted earlier:== A Menlo-Atherton High School math teacher, who sued the Sequoia Union High School District...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2011
Last comment by Philly, on Oct 26, 2011 at 10:23 am | 3 comments | 2026 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Crushes Woodside, 12-0, to Stay Perfect in League Play

Starting pitcher Patrick Moriarty hurled six shutout innings and Menlo-Atherton cracked a season-high 16 hits to defeat Woodside,...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2026 Views

ATHERTON

Can't wait until Kathy is mayor

We need change and I think she is just the right person. I like her and think she will do great things. I for one will be...

Original post made by Straight shooter on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by about time, on Dec 15, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Big pay hike a symptom of failed policy

Menlo Park's recent approval of a major pay increase for police sergeants has been roundly criticized by many residents,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Fair Witness, on Feb 2, 2009 at 8:45 am | 3 comments | 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

Street gang raided by FBI in East Palo Alto, MP

In a major anti-gang raid at 30 locations in East Palo Alto, Menlo Park and other cities, FBI agents assisted by East Palo...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2009
Last comment by sarah T, on Mar 9, 2009 at 8:37 am | 4 comments | 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park revises parking task force

Which comes first, defining the mission, or choosing the crew? The Menlo Park City Council pondered that question on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Aug 2, 2012 at 10:35 am | 4 comments | 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Two downtown Menlo Park projects, public benefit discussions

Two downtown Menlo Park development proposals with different options for public benefits will be discussed during separate...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Allan, on May 18, 2015 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 2025 Views

AROUND TOWN

An Eagle-Eyed Investigator Catches Dr. Ayres at Trader Joe's

Dr. William Ayres, child psychiatrist for four decades to both the offspring of the rich in San Mateo County as well as...

Original post made by Lurker on Apr. 14, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Apr 14, 2013 at 6:47 am | 4 comments | 2025 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Concert benefits children's library

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a concert of music ranging from the Baroque to the present at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Know, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 2024 Views

MENLO PARK

Surprise!

Meredith Cohen, 12, of Menlo Park takes a look at 14 inches of her hair just cut off by hair designer Meli McNiel at Textures...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2024 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lost and found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto coffee shop

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 31, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 2024 Views
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