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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park police officer honored for work with kids

Going to school pays off, both for the students and for the Menlo Park police officer whose mission it is to make sure the...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2015
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Mar 30, 2015 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 4633 Views

SPORTS

New trail opens near Russian Ridge preserve

Invasive thistles and bullfrogs, endangered snakes, a contaminated landfill site and a mire of regulations were several of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Russian rocks, on Apr 16, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 4633 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside grad finds fame, if not yet fortune, in Hollywood

What does it take to be 'discovered' by Hollywood? For Lucas Yancey, 31, it seems to have been his plastic-faced imitation...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by judickiel@gmail.com, on Jun 15, 2017 at 8:33 pm | 3 comments | 4633 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Those were the days

Unfortunately we don't know what kind of program these Portola Valley youngsters presented in 1924, although it surely was...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 4633 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Time to get off the CO2 habit

The following guest opinion by Atherton City Councilman Charles Marsala was published in the Almanac's April 18 print edition: By...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by , on Apr 17, 2007 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 4632 Views

AROUND TOWN

Longtime AYSO board members retire after decades of service

Local registration for American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is underway, but without the leadership of three of the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by John , on May 6, 2015 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 4631 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking too restrictive? City to study it

In response to longstanding complaints that time limits on parking in Menlo Park's downtown are too restrictive, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jun 24, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 25 comments | 4630 Views

MENLO PARK

Santa Cruz Avenue needs art shop and more

About a month ago you asked local readers what businesses should be on Santa Cruz Avenue. I am a mother of a 7-year-old...

Original post made by Susanne Chang on May. 17, 2007
Last comment by Bianca Bacio, on May 31, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 4629 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent search limited to insiders

The field of candidates for the next superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District has significantly narrowed...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 5, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 25 comments | 4629 Views

MENLO PARK

Cover story: War is hell

Woodside resident and former mayor Nat Landes has many military medals sitting on a bookshelf in his living room that recognize...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2014
Last comment by Charlie, on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:49 pm | 1 comment | 4627 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion by former MP councilman Steve Schmidt: Time to support Dumbarton Rail

On March 14, 2007, Mayor Kelly Fergusson and City Council member Heyward Robinson held the first Green Cities Task Force...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by Al Neiman, on Jul 14, 2007 at 12:59 am | 7 comments | 4626 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter Guide: Two versus one in MP race

Three candidates -- two incumbents and a challenger -- are running for two, four-year terms on the Menlo Park City Council....

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by disgusted, on Nov 5, 2008 at 4:55 pm | 18 comments | 4626 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Fatal shooting calls for camera policy refinement

Body-worn cameras for police work has escaped much of the criticism directed toward other technological surveillance tools....

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 6, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 15 comments | 4626 Views

WOODSIDE

Facebook shuttle drivers vote to form union

After presenting a petition and holding a rally at Facebook's headquarters in Menlo Park, the 87 drivers who take Facebook...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Nov 22, 2014 at 9:26 am | 13 comments | 4626 Views

MENLO PARK

Another longtime barbershop to close in downtown Menlo Park

The Master. "Hair Magician." Therapist. All of these titles have been at various times bestowed on Moses Moreno, a barber...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 29, 2016 at 6:03 pm | 12 comments | 4625 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park likely to ban gas heating, stoves in some new buildings

In a bid to be even more green than California at large, the Menlo Park City Council voted on July 16 to forge ahead with...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2019
Last comment by Brad, on Aug 28, 2019 at 12:15 pm | 20 comments | 4624 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Why the secrecy in Menlo Park?

Recent requests by the Almanac for information about police department matters have produced some troubling responses from...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2013
Last comment by Response, on Feb 16, 2013 at 12:44 pm | 16 comments | 4623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Stanford mixed-use project to undergo environmental impact analysis

For such a contentious issue, there's agreement more often than not between Stanford University and the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 11:29 am | 29 comments | 4623 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are air fresheners dangerous?

I love it when my personal dislikes are validated by science. I hate stinky, chemical air "fresheners" so I was particularly...

Original post made by MPworkingMom on Sep. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Sep 20, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 4623 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Webb Ranch to sell produce at farmers' markets

It's nearly summer, but the Webb Ranch fruit and vegetable stand at Alpine Road and Interstate 280 has been dark and empty....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by who owns it?, on Jun 29, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 4623 Views
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