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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Presbyterian Pastor Walt Gerber dies at 79

Walt Gerber, who presided as senior pastor at Menlo Park Presbyterian Church – now called Menlo Church – for 28...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2016
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 5, 2017 at 2:52 pm | 5 comments | 8736 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rebuttal Arguments for MPCSD Parcel Tax due 12/27/16

Primary Arguments In Favor and Against the MPCSD Parcel tax have been filed. See: https://www.shapethefuture.org/elections/2017/march/ Harland...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 17, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 5, 2017 at 10:26 am | 3 comments | 922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Adopting a highway is not so easy with Caltrans in charge

Who knew wanting to keep a stretch of Woodside's main road looking good could take so long and be so complicated? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 4, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 2566 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Groundbreaking Monday for fire station, museum

On the site where little more than a month ago the old fire station in downtown Menlo Park was demolished, construction will...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 4, 2017 at 2:27 pm | 3 comments | 2345 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside firefighter dies at 71

John Clifford "Cliff" Andrews, a resident of Woodside and a firefighter with the Woodside Fire Protection District for 33...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Susan Andrews MacArthur, on Jan 4, 2017 at 9:21 am | 1 comment | 1028 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher layoffs ahead as MP district plans cuts

More than 17 teaching jobs are on the line as the Menlo Park City School District struggles to close a $2 million shortfall...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by R R, on Jan 3, 2017 at 2:09 pm | 198 comments | 9428 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump tweetstormed for protests against election result and electoral college - are WITH HIM?

“He lost the popular vote by a lot and won the election,” Trump tweeted. “We should have a revolution in this country!”...

Original post made by A on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by Ritchie Rich, on Jan 3, 2017 at 10:57 am | 11 comments | 487 Views

AROUND TOWN

East Palo Alto suing Menlo Park over general plan updates

East Palo Alto says it is suing Menlo Park over recently adopted changes to Menlo Park's general plan and zoning allowing...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by bigger picture, on Jan 3, 2017 at 9:33 am | 20 comments | 7504 Views

MENLO PARK

New 70-room Hampton Inn proposed in Menlo Park

A developer has proposed to demolish the 28-room Red Cottage Inn & Suites and build a 70-room "Hampton Inn by Hilton" hotel...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 2, 2017 at 7:05 pm | 12 comments | 4540 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President elect Trump tweets New Year greetings, and calls Americans his enemies.

"Happy New Year to all, including to my many enemies and those who have fought me and lost so badly they just don't know...

Original post made by pal joey on Dec. 31, 2016
Last comment by Public records, on Jan 2, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 5 comments | 426 Views

FICTION

First poll after Trump tape admithing sexual assualt - Trump drops like a rock, down 14

President Clinton would like to thank Trump's alt-right base of deplorables for blocking the path of a credible GOP candidate...

Original post made by Polls showing landslide on Oct. 10, 2016
Last comment by Deck the halls, on Jan 2, 2017 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 685 Views

MENLO PARK

Resident interrupts Menlo Park burglary; two teens arrested

A man was able to detain one of two teenagers he found allegedly burglarizing his family's Menlo Park home early this morning,...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2017
Last comment by Roberto, on Jan 2, 2017 at 3:20 am | 1 comment | 3866 Views

MENLO PARK

Study on displacement of residents raises eyebrows

The Menlo Park Housing Commission and community members who attended its June 29 meeting were dubious at best at conclusions...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2016
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 1, 2017 at 6:19 pm | 8 comments | 4537 Views

MENLO PARK

At long last, Menlo Park's BBC holds 'soft,' stealth opening

On the morning of Dec. 23, a passerby peeped through the window of the British Bankers Club, then entered the building. A...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2016
Last comment by Jay, on Dec 30, 2016 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 11104 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton no longer is the most expensive, Forbes says

After three years of sitting at the top of the Forbes priciest American residential real estate list, as of this December...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by Ethan, on Dec 30, 2016 at 2:48 pm | 3 comments | 7953 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Compassion needed as the vulnerable face uncertainty

It's no coincidence that the incidence of harassment and crimes targeting vulnerable populations nationwide has soared over...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2016
Last comment by Brian, on Dec 30, 2016 at 10:28 am | 20 comments | 2085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almanac Holiday Fund: Helping older teens make sexual health decisions

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit Health Connected and nine other local community-service organizations. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2016
Last comment by love, on Dec 30, 2016 at 10:14 am | 1 comment | 1463 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook housing displacement fund announced after months of negotiations

Facebook's public commitment to give $20 million over five years to stem the displacement of local residents around its headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Clunge, on Dec 29, 2016 at 1:00 am | 3 comments | 4540 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: New mayor also a career leader in his day jobs

Craig Hughes, elected Dec. 14 by his colleagues on the Town Council as the 2017 mayor of Portola Valley, is not unaccustomed...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
Last comment by Robert Thompson, on Dec 28, 2016 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 4297 Views

WOODSIDE

Living with Parkinson's disease

A group of local women are helping each other live with Parkinson's disease by providing encouragement, camaraderie and compassion...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2016
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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