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AROUND TOWN

Montreal Piano Phenom Mimi Blais Performs 10/28 in Menlo Park

Montreal’s piano phenom Mimi Blais brings a special Halloween treat to her many Mid-Peninsula fans performing spine-tingling...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Oct. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2550 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Customers save Ladera's pizza restaurant

With the help of the community, a crisis has passed at the Round Table restaurant on Alpine Road in Ladera. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2011
Last comment by jeannie, on Oct 10, 2011 at 9:54 am | 5 comments | 2550 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Time to open discussion on leaf blowers

Attempts by cities to curtail or outright ban the use of leaf blowers over the years have often been defeated by professional...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jay Aarr, on Oct 13, 2015 at 10:53 am | 26 comments | 2549 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Lining up against the death penalty

A recent news report said that the San Mateo County District Attorney's Office soon will make a decision whether or not to...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Tony Press, on Jan 18, 2011 at 5:21 pm | 1 comment | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board Wednesday approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by Srini, on Aug 3, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Deputy sued over courtroom gun incident

Update: Former courthouse custodian sues San Mateo County and deputy sheriff, seeking to recover damages in connection with...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Aug 30, 2016 at 7:20 am | 12 comments | 2549 Views

ATHERTON

A Story about the Almanac's Reporting

Last Friday I wrote Renee Batti to let her know that I would not be comming by her office to present her with documentary...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by saul leibowitz, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 2549 Views

MENLO PARK

More photos along Obama's motorcade route

Berna Davis, a resident of Atherton, sent us these photos that she took along President Obama's motorcade route in Atherton...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2548 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Readers Choice 2007: Our readers pick their favorite local gems

The Almanac's 15th annual Readers' Choice contest produced some fresh results, and lots of repeat winners. Readers named...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
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AROUND TOWN

School board edges M-A closer to night games

The long tradition of daytime-only football games at Menlo-Atherton High School is under intensifying scrutiny. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:41 pm | 22 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

No teachers get ax in Menlo Park district

Teachers and other credentialed staff members of the Menlo Park City School District who received preliminary pink slips...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2010 at 8:12 am | 26 comments | 2548 Views

MENLO PARK

State may fine Greenheart committee for campaign finance filing violation

Local developer Greenheart may pay $2,500 for failing to report its non-monetary donation of a telephone survey to the "No...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 16, 2015 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 2547 Views

MENLO PARK

Photos of flooding at Menlo Park Caltrain station parking lot

Menlo Park resident Andrea Gemmet took these photos of flooding Wednesday morning, Jan. 11, at the Caltrain station parking...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2017
Last comment by Ummm, on Jan 12, 2017 at 12:49 pm | 5 comments | 2547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

POST to sell 4,262 acres near Montara and Moss Beach to National Park Service

The Peninsula Open Space Trust plans to sell Rancho Corral de Tierra, a large tract of land surrounding Montara and Moss...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Nov 17, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 2547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Seven locals receive Merit scholarships

One Woodside High senior, three seniors from Menlo-Atherton High, and three from Menlo School were among the recipients nationwide...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2016
Last comment by Phoebe, on Jun 27, 2016 at 6:17 pm | 1 comment | 2547 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters quickly douse Atherton blaze

Firefighters quickly extinguished a one-alarm fire in Atherton this morning, a fire dispatcher said. The fire occurred at...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ray of Sunshine, on Nov 13, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 2547 Views

ATHERTON

UPDATE: Councilman's 'improper' conduct on agenda for special Atherton meeting April 7

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) A second special Atherton City Council meeting to discuss "alleged...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 9, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 2547 Views

MENLO PARK

Young author talks about her new book at Kepler's

Katie Mishra of Menlo Park has always enjoyed reading and writing stories. Now 12, and a seventh-grader at Castilleja in...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Danna, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Musical storytime will be held on Thursday, December 10th at 4 PM for all ages. This is the last musical storytime of the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Simitian to discuss state of education

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 2546 Views
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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.

VOTE HERE