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MOVIES

Guild does the Time Warp

The Rocky Horror Picture Show is playing at the Guild in Menlo Park on two Saturdays, February 3 and 17, at midnight, according...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jan. 29, 2007
Last comment by Rockette, on Jan 29, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 8193 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Saving Mr. Banks'

There's enough spin at work in "Saving Mr. Banks" -- a Walt Disney Pictures account of the making of the 1964 Disney musical...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2013
Last comment by K.A., on Dec 30, 2013 at 7:03 am | 4 comments | 8193 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Neighbors' opposition to proposed house earns concessions

To quell neighbors' outrage about a new proposed house they say is too tall and perhaps not sufficiently aesthetic, the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2018
Last comment by peninsula resident, on Jun 9, 2018 at 11:14 am | 7 comments | 8190 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County approves spending $1 million to search for airport noise solutions

San Mateo County supervisors have authorized spending more than $1 million in response to the wave of complaints made about...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Rational, on Jul 18, 2017 at 11:27 am | 40 comments | 8190 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Could Atherton withdraw from the fire district?

For years, Atherton officials have groused that it appears that the Menlo Park Fire Protection District gets more property...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Sep 17, 2016 at 5:02 am | 108 comments | 8177 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto stops M-A, 14-7 for CCS football title

Junior quarterback Will Brandin lofted a 14-yard scoring pass to senior receiver Mike Scott with 13.6 seconds to play, lifting...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 17, 2008 at 12:15 pm | 6 comments | 8176 Views

MENLO PARK

Save Menlo, meet Menlo Park Deserves Better

An election season without opposing factions is like throwing a party no one is invited to. As it turns out, Menlo Park doesn't...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jun 10, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 89 comments | 8175 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cal Water mails details of drought restrictions

Details of Cal Water's drought restrictions were mailed to customers on May 28, and the company has put a tool online with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 2, 2015 at 3:49 pm | 5 comments | 8174 Views

MOVIES

Services Saturday for Buzz Hamlin

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 26, for Homer Clair (Buzz) Hamlin, a resident of Menlo Park for 44 years,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
There are no comments yet. 8170 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Covering the community for 40 years

Marion Softky has kept Almanac readers informed about interesting people, environmental issues, and local government for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marion Softky, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 8168 Views

MENLO PARK

Separating roads from rails: Menlo Park examines options

Menlo Park council members said Tuesday night they need more information before they can pick preferred options for separating...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2017
Last comment by reasonable, on Feb 13, 2017 at 10:31 am | 36 comments | 8163 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Proposed administrator pay bump, new position raise teacher concerns

Some Las Lomitas Elementary School District teachers are concerned about a proposal on the school board’s March 13 agenda...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2019
Last comment by LLESD teacher , on Mar 15, 2019 at 7:26 am | 34 comments | 8162 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council will review Stanford plan April 16

Stanford University said it will have the latest revision of its proposed eight-acre mixed-used complex ready next week --...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 11, 2013 at 2:29 pm | 74 comments | 8160 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Couple fined for illegally downing trees

In an echo of its last encounter with a Woodside property owner who had felled major trees without a permit, the Town Council...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 27, 2014 at 10:51 pm | 9 comments | 8156 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes reject Stanford's $10.4 million trail offer

Update: For a third time, San Mateo County supervisors have rejected an offer by Stanford to spend millions of dollars to...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by An old engineer, on Dec 22, 2011 at 10:52 am | 42 comments | 8155 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Preschool gets priced out of Menlo Park

Casa dei Bambini, a preschool at 1215 O'Brien Drive in Menlo Park, is a hive of activity on weekdays. Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by MPer, on Mar 29, 2016 at 11:17 am | 8 comments | 8153 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park scrambles to cover planning staff departures

Two planners from the city of Menlo Park will be leaving within the next two months, just as the city finds itself facing...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2013
Last comment by predictable, on Oct 6, 2013 at 3:35 pm | 8 comments | 8152 Views

MENLO PARK

City of Menlo Park loses a fourth top manager

The city of Menlo Park has lost its fourth administrator since mid-July, with the departure of Human Resources Director Gina...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2015
Last comment by editor, on Aug 28, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 2 comments | 8152 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park releases first annual report on complaints made against police

A score of 0.066 percent on an exam would usually equal one big red "F" and a possible reconsideration of majors. As for...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2014
Last comment by Oversight, on Jan 24, 2014 at 8:09 am | 3 comments | 8146 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire chief says response to fatal crash was delayed by traffic

A collision on southbound U.S. 101 left a motorcyclist dead in Palo Alto on Monday evening after emergency crews headed...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2015 at 6:29 pm | 45 comments | 8136 Views
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