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AROUND TOWN

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 1301 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Paris Window Shopping' in Atherton

"Vintage Haute Couture" is one of 21 oil paintings of Paris shop windows that Susan Payne Trutna, a resident of Atherton...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 14, 2010 at 11:52 am | 1 comment | 1300 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board to appoint Ohtaki successor

With Peter Ohtaki departing the Menlo Park fire district board to take a seat on the Menlo Park City Council, the fire board...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Nov 30, 2010 at 10:08 pm | 4 comments | 1300 Views

MENLO PARK

Excellent report by Menlo Park staff on public employee compensation

The City of Menlo Park staff has done a superb job in preparing the report "Presentation of Information Regarding Employee...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Apr. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1300 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors ask court to save heritage oak

The neighbors of an oak tree called "Granny" headed to court Monday morning to ask a judge to issue a temporary restraining...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1300 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Meeting of Dec 21, 2011

Town of Atherton City Council / Channel Drainage District Regular Agenda December 21, 2011 Brought to you by the...

Original post made by APOA on Dec. 24, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Dec 24, 2011 at 1:46 pm | 8 comments | 1300 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Education foundation auction

The chance to bid on items ranging from tours of San Francisco 49er and Stanford football team facilities, to attendance...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Proud Mon, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 3 comments | 1300 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bill to fund high-speed rail hangs in the balance

With residents preparing for holiday celebrations Tuesday night, lawmakers in Sacramento released in the closing hours of...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 6, 2012 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 1300 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's says it might close if council approves El Camino development project

UPDATE: Council approves El Camino development http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5013 If Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by 52 year resident, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1299 Views

MENLO PARK

New leader in Menlo council campaign financing

The six Menlo Park City Council candidates again disclosed the state of their campaign finances this week, reporting donations...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by Angelo Dundee, on Oct 26, 2010 at 2:31 pm | 9 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Yee receives another racist, threatening fax

State Sen. Leland Yee, whose district includes Woodside and Portola Valley, received a racist and threatening fax at his...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by curious, on Apr 15, 2011 at 7:05 pm | 2 comments | 1299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs dies at 56

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and the creative force behind the company's transformation into one of the world's most...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 7, 2011 at 9:24 am | 11 comments | 1299 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton meets on library issue

Atherton's City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Jennings Pavilion at Holbrook-Palmer Park. On the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Survey, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1299 Views

MENLO PARK

High rent forces out local advocate of affordable housing

Elizabeth Lasensky advocated for a number of local causes, pulling no punches in criticizing Menlo Park's "old guard." Read...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Nov 28, 2009 at 9:45 am | 3 comments | 1298 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Man chases burglar from Menlo Park home

A Menlo Park man chased a burglar from his home Friday, Nov. 13, though he wasn't able to recover the doormats the man stole. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by west.land, on Dec 2, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 1298 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac recognized for 'general excellence'

The Almanac took second place for "general excellence" in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, and first place for a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 20, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1298 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 1298 Views

OTHER TOPICS

"The Kiss" to highlight WWII memories weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14, an event in San Jose will honor veterans of World War II, including a convoy of...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 18, 2011 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1298 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police reports: Car strikes stroller

A Toyota Prius struck a stroller, tossing a child out, as the driver tried to make a left turn on to Ravenswood Avenue from...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by Subaruzi, on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:36 am | 4 comments | 1298 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1298 Views
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Spring food and drink goings on
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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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