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The amazing life story of a natural ham

Move over Miss Piggy. There's a new superstar hogging the limelight: Pickles the pig, who lives in the loving care of Portola...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Martin Engel, 19 minutes ago | 1 comment | 596 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Pensions discussions on council agenda

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to discuss what it should do about its pension obligations at its meeting scheduled...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by whatever, 1 hour ago | 1 comment | 265 Views

MENLO PARK

Historical Association hosts celebration of Armistice Day centennial on Sunday

This Sunday, Nov. 11, will mark 100 years since the end of World War I, and 80 years of Fremont Park's existence in Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Greater America Made Again, 2 hours ago | 5 comments | 622 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo fire staff wants aerial maps of district

Menlo Park fire officials have an interest in mapping areas vulnerable to burning in the fire district. Technologies for...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by MAC, 8 hours ago | 1 comment | 961 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Police Department names new commander

The Menlo Park Police Department has hired a new police commander, Rich Struckman, who was scheduled to start Tuesday, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Yup, 16 hours ago | 2 comments | 688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton holds grand opening for new STEAM wing

Menlo-Atherton High School celebrated its new Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM) wing on Oct. 30. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by John Gruner, 16 hours ago | 1 comment | 2136 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hickey ousted

Today's Daily Post had an article by Emily Mibach, entitled "Hickey ousted, campaigned against district" Below is my response: Editor,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 9, 2018
Last comment by Menlo Voter., 18 hours ago | 10 comments | 204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arson charges for Menlo man rescued at Compadres fire

Palo Alto police arrested a man Saturday night, Nov. 10, on suspicion of starting two fires that afternoon within 50 minutes...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2018
Last comment by PAT, on Nov 12, 2018 at 12:17 pm | 2 comments | 1853 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council: Taylor, Combs and Nash leading

Preliminary election night results show that Menlo Park City Council candidates Cecilia Taylor, Drew Combs and Betsy Nash...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 12, 2018 at 12:16 pm | 40 comments | 7224 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Measure Z: $49.5 million Portola Valley School District bond measure leads

Preliminary election night results show Measure Z, a $49.5 million bond to pay for repairs, renovations and new buildings...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Enough, on Nov 12, 2018 at 12:15 pm | 13 comments | 2033 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New mail-in ballot system triggers delays in election results for San Mateo County

When the first, much anticipated vote counts were released by the San Mateo County Elections Office at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday,...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 11, 2018 at 6:27 pm | 16 comments | 4483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Residents to protest appointment of acting attorney general

In response to President Donald Trump's firing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the appointment of Matthew Whitaker...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Paul Hild, on Nov 10, 2018 at 5:39 pm | 9 comments | 1764 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Residents protest appointment of acting attorney general

About 20 people protested President Donald Trump's recent appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general in...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2018
Last comment by Barvett, on Nov 10, 2018 at 2:47 pm | 3 comments | 933 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Jerry Shefren's Zone E in SHD Election

In December of 2017, the Sequoia Healthcare District was presented with 3 maps from which to choose the election Zones to...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 13, 2018
Last comment by mechanical evasion, on Nov 9, 2018 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 605 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Wife says missing man has contacted attorney

Portola Valley resident Marc Bajet, who was the subject of a search by the community and the Sheriff's Office last week when...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2018
There are no comments yet. 6057 Views

OTHER TOPICS

TBW Measure W campaign

In a prior topic, "Vote NO on Measure W Sales Tax" https://www.almanacnews.com/square/2018/08/29/vote-no-on-measure-w-sales-tax TBWB...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 19, 2018
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 9, 2018 at 2:36 pm | 8 comments | 248 Views

WOODSIDE

Zoo demands custody of Koko's partner, Ndume

The future is in question for Ndume, the 37-year-old male western lowland gorilla who lives at a preserve operated by The...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Jane A., on Nov 8, 2018 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 998 Views

MENLO PARK

Dumbarton rail project to get full environmental, fiscal analysis

In a sharp acceleration of a project that has for decades lurched through planning processes that haven't gone anywhere,...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Nov 8, 2018 at 8:55 am | 4 comments | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safety changes made to temporary Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange

A number of Menlo Park drivers say they have felt, over the last several weeks, that they've had to take their lives into...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2018
Last comment by MP Resident, on Nov 8, 2018 at 8:18 am | 20 comments | 2266 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley author Autumn Stanley dies

Autumn Joy Stanley, a scholar, author and Portola Valley resident for 60 years, wrote many books, including at least three...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2018
Last comment by Maggi, on Nov 8, 2018 at 3:35 am | 1 comment | 1070 Views
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Trials of My Grandmother
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