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THE LOCAL DISH

Saturday in Menlo Park: Seminar on family history

The San Mateo County Genealogical Society, working with the Menlo Park Family History Center, will hold a seminar on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by ann haley, on Oct 31, 2013 at 2:01 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

MENLO PARK

GC Tasting Cafe in Menlo Park is closing Friday

GC's Tasting Cafe and Specialty Market, located at 657 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park, is closing Friday. The store, which...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2010
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 16, 2010 at 11:56 am | 3 comments | 1229 Views

MENLO PARK

Hit-and-run driver pleads no contest

The driver who hit a motorcyclist in Menlo Park, then fled the scene despite the victim begging for help, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Don, on Oct 20, 2010 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 1229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Uprising in Egypt topic of talk

Stanford professor Joel Beinin will present a talk, "The Popular Uprising in Egypt," at the Wednesday, March 30, meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Yawn, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Measure F: Let fire district spend money

Measure F is a rare creature — a ballot measure without an opposing argument. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11788...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
Last comment by Jan Dasher, on Oct 27, 2011 at 6:56 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

MENLO PARK

Clock tower marks 25th anniversary

Menlo Park celebrated local history at the 25th anniversary of the city's clock tower on Tuesday, 25 years ago to the day...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Davena Gentry, on Jun 20, 2012 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: No agreement on city manager

First there were 58, then there were seven. But when the Atherton City Council sat down to consider the qualifications of...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by disaster again, on Jul 16, 2012 at 8:29 am | 3 comments | 1229 Views

MENLO PARK

Service for Ted Wellings

A funeral service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan, 11, for Ted Wellings, a longtime resident of Woodside Hills who...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2013
Last comment by Barbara Mason, on Jan 11, 2013 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

MENLO PARK

It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Feb 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1229 Views

OTHER TOPICS

DanceVisions Presents Mirror of Life

DanceVisions, a long-standing community non-profit dance organization, is proud to present two evenings of new, dynamic modern...

Original post made by Elayne Groechel on Feb. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

<B>Ignoring the facts of Cargill project Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9255 posted...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2010
Last comment by boyet, on Mar 18, 2010 at 6:42 am | 2 comments | 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Library Summer Reading Program

The Atherton Library has begun the annual Summer Reading Program for children, teens (6th-12th grade) and adults. The theme...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1228 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: An 'almost-ran' explains his change of heart

It's been a while since I've posted on my Almanac blog. One reason was that I was seriously considering running for City...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Sep 11, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Meeting on document examining San Carlos Airport's effects on neighbors

A meeting to discuss the draft of a document that looks at the current and projected effect of the San Carlos Airport on...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 1228 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion sighting in Atherton

A mountain lion sighting was reported at a home on Park Lane in Atherton late Sunday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by K Biorn, on Mar 17, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 7 comments | 1227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 4/4/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Help Kathryn Stockett 2 Solar Ian McEwan 3 Murder In The Palais Royal Cara Black 4 Major Pettigrew's...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1227 Views

MENLO PARK

Goats return to Sharon Hills Park

Weed-eating goats will return to Sharon Heights the week of May 17, providing a service to both Menlo Park's park maintenance...

Original post made on May. 16, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on May 17, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 3 comments | 1227 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College Prez Leaving Dec 31 2010

Again the Almanac is kind of slow. Yesterday another reader posted online here that Timothy Haight president of Menlo College...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen News Reporter, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1227 Views

MENLO PARK

Photo: Breakfast at Sharon Park pond

Derek Marsano wishes to share this picture he took at about 10 a.m. today (Oct. 4) at Sharon Park pond in Menlo Park. He...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by iyenori, on Oct 17, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1227 Views
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