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PORTOLA VALLEY

Survey: PV school district voters would support parcel tax renewal

A survey commissioned by Portola Valley School District has found that voters would support renewal of a parcel tax that...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2019
Last comment by Another reason, on Oct 7, 2019 at 10:40 am | 3 comments | 1544 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Open house to discuss bike/pedestrian rail crossing in Menlo Park

The city of Menlo Park is moving forward with plans to build a grade-separated bike and pedestrian rail crossing at Middle...

Original post made on May. 13, 2019
Last comment by voice of reason , on May 14, 2019 at 2:19 am | 3 comments | 1543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dancing Days Sale Jan 9-14, 2014

Start for $0 during Dancing Days Sale! For those new to Jazzercise, our classes are pure fun! Choreographed to today's...

Original post made by Menlo Park: Jazzercise Classes on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Meredith, on Jan 15, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 2 comments | 1542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kenn Adams' Adventure Theater

You're the star at Kenn Adams' Adventure Theater's Episode I: Adventure in Space! Be a part of this zany, interactive theatrical...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 7, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1542 Views

MENLO PARK

FIRE STATION on Oak Grove Avenue

I've read in the newspaper that the Fire District may have to close their Downtown Fire Station #6 located on Oak Grove Avenue,...

Original post made by Jim on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 11, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rethinking the College Arms Race: What Do Companies REALLY Want?

The M-A Parent Education Series presents, "What Do Companies REALLY Want?" https://www.eventbrite.com/edit?eid=33540773356 We...

Original post made by Charlene Margot on Apr. 23, 2017
Last comment by College is not for everyone, on May 6, 2017 at 4:45 pm | 8 comments | 1538 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Mueller is 'committed to transparency'

I am writing in support of Ray Mueller's re-election to Menlo Park City Council. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/11/02/letter-mueller-is-commit...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2016
Last comment by .., on Nov 4, 2016 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Now that Measures A and C have failed what should be the agenda for the MPCSD Board?

Now that Measures A and C have failed what should be the agenda for the MPCSD Board? 1) Understand the depth of misunderstanding...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 3, 2016
Last comment by Cmon, on May 7, 2016 at 3:38 pm | 13 comments | 1536 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Proposed garbage collection contract raises cart-size questions

A former town mayor has concerns about two aspects of a proposed garbage collection contract that the Portola Valley Town...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2019
Last comment by awatkins, on Nov 12, 2019 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: City should not be in the housing business

It's bad enough that the city is losing money in the child care business, but now former Mayor Andy Cohen and the Almanac...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 20, 2009 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

When Considering Spending 25K On A New City Logo Design, Process Matters

When The Almanac reported this past week that Menlo Park spent $1800 on a new "Nutty The Squirrel" mascot costume, public...

Original post made by Erin Glanville on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by Suspicious, on Jan 15, 2014 at 6:11 am | 1 comment | 1533 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Protesters Become Violent at California Republican Convention

Professional protesters became violent yesterday morning causing violence and mayhem. They assaulted a fellow delegate with...

Original post made by California Republican Party Delegate on Apr. 30, 2016
Last comment by Liberal, on May 1, 2016 at 4:13 pm | 9 comments | 1533 Views

MENLO PARK

Politifact: Trump maintains 70% LIAR ratio

Lies, mostly false or PANTS ON FIRE ratings for 69% of Trump’s claims: The PolitiFact scorecard True (4%) Mostly...

Original post made by Car wash Carl on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Office Worker, on Sep 7, 2016 at 10:03 pm | 11 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good Tesla

I note that Tesla is today removing the last of its vehicles from its ECR site. Save Menlo should be happy - less traffic...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 11, 2013 at 7:46 am | 3 comments | 1532 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters have spoken. What did they say?

In the Sequoia Healthcare District race, it is clear that Jerry Shefren and Jack Hickey will be retaining their seats on...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 11, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 20, 2014 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 1531 Views

MENLO PARK

Please add a new Category for Town Square Forum

How about adding "Bell Haven" as a new category choice for Town Square. The area is quite distinctive from Menlo Park west...

Original post made by Whatever on Mar. 1, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1530 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County 's Mental Health Policy/Business Plan

Yanira Serrano 18 R.I.P. was shot and killed 20 seconds after Sheriff Deputy arrived on scene. How does this happen? What...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 20, 2014 at 7:04 am | 3 comments | 1530 Views

MENLO PARK

While Menlo Park Is Focused on El Camino....

East Palo is making plans to dramatically add density to the Willows... http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2014/06/11/east-palo-alto-residents-explore-westside-development...

Original post made by Distracted on Jun. 11, 2014
Last comment by Classicist, on Aug 15, 2014 at 2:05 pm | 3 comments | 1529 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city manager makes executive changes - For the unregistered readers who wish to comment

Wouldn't it have made more sense to hire the new HR director before all these executive appointments were made? ...

Original post made by whatever on Dec. 2, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1528 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A football coach Ravipati announces he's stepping down

Menlo-Atherton football coach Adhir Ravipati announced Thursday he will be stepping down to focus on the next chapter in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2019
Last comment by Bear Madre TW, on Mar 11, 2019 at 10:39 pm | 2 comments | 1527 Views
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