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ATHERTON

Court rejects order to halt Atherton layoffs

The San Mateo County Superior Court this morning denied an injunction to halt the layoff of Atherton employees. The town...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Aug 12, 2011 at 3:09 pm | 25 comments | 2501 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton removes Circus Club tax hike from ballot measure

After hearing from a number of unhappy residents and having second thoughts about a July 17 decision on the town's parcel...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2013
Last comment by Agreed, on Aug 14, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 2 comments | 2501 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Watch: Rosewood Hotel may cut room rates by half

Despite the meltdown in the global economy, the Stanford University/Rosewood Hotel is still on track to open this spring. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2500 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Slain activist Dave Lewis is celebrated

Supporters of a program that helps parolees transition back into their communities held a celebration Wednesday honoring...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by Bob Cancilla, on Sep 21, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 2500 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council buys home

As part of its program to expand below-market-rate housing in Menlo Park, the City Council agreed last night (Sept. 14) to...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawence, on Sep 19, 2010 at 7:43 am | 19 comments | 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Can tech close 'achievement gap'?

Professionals involved with classroom technology will join in a panel discussion about whether technology can close the...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 30, 2012 at 1:56 pm | 6 comments | 2499 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'We averted a major disaster'

A facility in Redwood City that treats wastewater for Menlo Park, Atherton and other local towns narrowly escaped this...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by E. Johnson, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

FICTION

Portola Valley talk: 'A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage'

Jeff Chu, a former Time magazine staffer and the author of "Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Conflict of interest issue raised at meeting

A vote on a pay raise for union members at the Menlo Park City Council's Oct. 28 meeting prompted the question of whether...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2008
Last comment by this is silly, on Nov 4, 2008 at 4:44 am | 3 comments | 2498 Views

MENLO PARK

Two-year investigation leads to 26 arrests

==B Update:== Menlo Park police joined federal and local agencies in Operation Phallen Gardens, a task force investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 9 comments | 2498 Views

MENLO PARK

Five home burglaries in Menlo Park

==B Police calls== from Menlo Park and Ladera. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13550...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2498 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Does Greenheart development have enough housing?

Housing near the train station, and whether there is enough of it, was a key issue raised March 21 during a Menlo Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Vote 4 Housing, on Apr 2, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 2498 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Revenues down, enrollment up in K-8 district

Voters will be asked to help the Menlo Park City School District bridge a projected $2 million budget shortfall with a $178...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2010
Last comment by Fix it right, on Feb 18, 2010 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 2498 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton wins Tournament with Miracle Shot vs. Hollister 46-45

With Hollister shooting the hot hand and M-A coming out cold, the M-A Bears trailed Hollister the entire game in their North...

Original post made by calfan on Dec. 30, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2498 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Council Considers Grade Separations -- AGAIN!

After ten years of fighting off both Caltrain corridor development and high-speed rail -- which would pay for Caltrain development...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton not happy being left out of fire station study

Atherton's City Council has unanimously approved a strongly worded letter to the fire district, berating it for not including...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2017
Last comment by Observer, 29 minutes ago | 24 comments | 2498 Views

FICTION

HRC Book 'Hard Choices' dead-panned by Reviewers

Hillary Clinton's new book Hard Choices bombs with critics. "Hard Choices' is a newsless snore" Politico Mike Allen "There...

Original post made by Love to Read Fiction on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jun 28, 2014 at 2:46 pm | 39 comments | 2498 Views

MENLO PARK

Thank you Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce

Who knows what in the world they were thinking, but assuming the candidate doesn't withdraw, it seems like the local Chamber...

Original post made by Political Observer on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 23, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 2497 Views

MENLO PARK

Advent Service of Lessons & Carols

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church will be offering a traditional Advent service of lesson and carols on Sunday, December 14 at...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Dec. 4, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2497 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 2497 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