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Atherton Gets Ready to Settle John Johns Litigation

The Town of Atherton has posted a closed session agenda, the second in the ten days since the last council meeting, to discuss...

Original post made by Concerned Resident on Mar. 27, 2010
Last comment by mortgage broker, on Apr 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 13 comments | 1454 Views


The Almanac recommends ...

<B> Rich Gordon for State Assembly Read the full story here posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 3, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 1454 Views


Atherton hears opposing views on Cargill

Cargill's proposal to build a new community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2010
Last comment by Ol' HomeBoy, on Jun 3, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1454 Views


Menlo Power power outage affects 2,000 customers

A power outage affecting 2,144 PG&E customers in Menlo Park is expected to stretch into late Sunday morning while crews...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2010
Last comment by lou, on Jun 13, 2010 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 1454 Views


Riders relish Tour de Menlo

Nearly 500 riders enjoyed a beautiful day of cycling Saturday in the seventh annual Tour de Menlo, sponsored by The Almanac...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Aug 23, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1454 Views


Council Election and Conflicts of Interest

Last Wednesday evening, I attended the Atherton council meeting. During public comments, I noted that Peter Carpenter had...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 26, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 4 comments | 1454 Views


Tri-city lawsuit filed against high-speed rail

Palo Alto, Atherton and Menlo Park launched a fresh lawsuit Thursday against the California High-Speed Rail Authority, claiming...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Gern Blanston, on Oct 10, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 10 comments | 1454 Views


Portola Valley: Charging stations now running

Two electric charging stations, each capable of simultaneously recharging the batteries of two electric vehicles, are now...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Watt Me Worry, on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:47 pm | 2 comments | 1454 Views


Positions on Finance/Audit Committee

The Board of Education of the Menlo Park City School District is seeking candidates to fill three positions on the Finance/Audit...

Original post made by on Nov. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1454 Views


Saturday: Raising mental health awareness

The Mental Health Awareness Project, founded by Lisa Pamphilon of Menlo Park, will hold an inaugural event on Saturday, May...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sheri, on May 10, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1454 Views


Debunking the Myth of Spot Re-zoning

There has been a call to lessen the draconian restrictions on size and setbacks for lots 10,000 square feet and under in...

Original post made by Charlie Parker on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Size Matters, on May 2, 2010 at 12:00 pm | 14 comments | 1453 Views


Plan for medical marijuana clinic near Atherton abandoned

Responding to neighborhood concerns, an Atherton resident who had planned to open a nonprofit medical marijuana clinic on...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1453 Views


Willows burglars plead no contest

Six months after their arrests, three burglars who targeted the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park pleaded no contest on...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Tom Paine IV, on Apr 13, 2011 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 1453 Views


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 | 1453 Views


You made this decision how?

With the promise of an $8 million donation for a new gymnasium, Menlo Park raced ahead with its plans. But in the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 16, 2009 at 1:03 pm | 2 comments | 1452 Views


Guest Opinion: Menlo shops aid small businesses in East Africa

I've just had an education on Menlo Park's retail establishments. Read the full story here

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1452 Views


City to hire high-speed-rail lobbyist

The city of Menlo Park has hired a lobbyist to make the city's case to Sacramento when it comes to the California high-speed-rail...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 1, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 9 comments | 1452 Views


Community asked to help pick superintendent

Community members, teachers and staff are invited to a series of meetings, starting this week, to say what the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2011 at 11:33 am | 3 comments | 1452 Views


Police hail Menlo Park woman's actions to catch suspect

Menlo Park police recognized a woman on Tuesday, April 24, for helping to catch a thief in February. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ruby Enthusiast, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views


Belle Haven pool adds hours for water polo

Tim Sheeper of Menlo Swim and Sport will open the Belle Haven pool six days a week starting the month for water polo season,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Nov 8, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views
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