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Guest opinion: California needs an equitable strategy for transitioning to all-electric buildings

In an op-ed first published by CalMatters, Ethan Elkind and Ted Lamm argue why state leaders should develop a strategy for...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2021
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Apr 22, 2021 at 8:18 am | 30 comments | 2337 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: To retreat or not to retreat?

Trips by Menlo Park city staff to Half Moon Bay and Napa during the past two months came as a surprise to at least one council...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2013
Last comment by Disgusted, on Dec 3, 2013 at 9:58 am | 1 comment | 2336 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. 2336 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton Library Programs

Thursday, July 14 at 4 pm: Musical Storytime for all ages! Monday, July 18 at 4 pm: Fratello Marinonettes for ages 4 and...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 13, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by pj, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 2335 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Rent hikes greatly exceed income gains

San Mateo County has released statistics on housing costs and income for the quarter ending June 30, and the numbers confirm...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by JulieToo, on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 2 comments | 2334 Views

ATHERTON

Ethics Hearings Part Two

Dear Almanac Editors: For next Wednesday's Atherton Council Meeting, the closed session agenda shows the first item of...

Original post made by stunned yet again on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 2334 Views

FICTION

'I will vote to impeach this traitor': Rep. Anna Eshoo supports removing Trump from office

Granted only 30 seconds to speak on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives, Rep. Anna Eshoo did not mince words regarding...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2021
There are no comments yet. 2334 Views

SPORTS

M-A grad Melvin signs contract extension with the A's

The Oakland A's agreed to terms with manager Bob Melvin, a Menlo-Atherton graduate, on a one-year contract extension through...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2017
Last comment by Clunge, on Oct 3, 2017 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 2333 Views

MENLO PARK

Transportation commission scrutinizes downtown plan's environmental impact report

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 14, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incumbent Coroner Foucrault Faces Challenger

Robert Foucrault, longtime San Mateo County Coroner , faces a challenger this year. Some may remember that in 2006 a...

Original post made by Good for Dalton on Apr. 28, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Chili cook-off benefits fire district

A chili cook-off and barbecue is coming to the Runnymede Farm in Woodside on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 2328 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 | 2328 Views

MENLO PARK

Sun Micro campus reassessment coming

Menlo Park residents often have more questions than answers, but at least one question can now be put to rest: the San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 17, 2010 at 9:01 am | 2 comments | 2327 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: We need the Green New Deal

Our world will become a much more hazardous place unless we stop climate change. The United States contributes to climate...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2019
Last comment by Green Goblin, on Apr 27, 2019 at 8:14 am | 11 comments | 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 7/31/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Dance With Dragons - George R R Martin 2 State Of Wonder - Ann Patchett 3 Turn Of Mind - Alice LaPlante 4 Doorways...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 2, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2327 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Tuesday, April 12 at 6:30 PM: Adult book group reads The Geography of Bliss. Potluck. Wednesday, April 13 at 4 PM: A demonstration...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 12, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo fire district race short on cash

Of the five candidates running for two open seats on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board, only one seems serious...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 14, 2011 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

NYT Sunday Review Article on Hillary Clinton

Just read an interesting article by Maureen Dowd in Today's NYT about Hillary Clinton. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/21/opinion/sunday/maureen-dowd-trade-winds-blow-ill-for-hill...

Original post made by New York Times Reader on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Jun 26, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 11 comments | 2326 Views

ATHERTON

Tuesday: Atherton's annual goals workshop

The Atherton City Council will hold a special meeting on Tuesday (May 28) to outline its goals for the 2019-20 fiscal year. Read...

Original post made on May. 28, 2019
Last comment by Really?, on May 28, 2019 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 2326 Views
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