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WOODSIDE

'Mardi Gras' is theme for Woodside's Day of the Horse

WHOA! — the Woodside-area Horse Owners Association — has announced that the 2011 Day of the Horse fair and trail...

Original post made on May. 23, 2011
Last comment by Orlando, on May 25, 2011 at 8:34 am | 2 comments | 2456 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook gives $20,000 to school fire-safety fund

On a mission to connect school fire alarms to fire stations, the new nonprofit Ring the Bell Fund collected $20,000 from...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Grateful Resident, on May 9, 2013 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 2455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman, 73, beaten after teen asks for cigarette

A 73-year-old woman out for a walk on Monday night in Menlo Park was beaten by a teenage boy after he asked for a cigarette,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Jun 15, 2012 at 1:17 pm | 5 comments | 2455 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Please spare us from wood-fire smoke

It's been nice to have a little rain lately. I especially enjoy going for late afternoon walks to enjoy the fall colors and...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Squirrely, on Nov 21, 2008 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 2454 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: President's pay freeze: An example for sergeants?

Menlo Park Police Chief Bruce Goitia has suggested that the sergeants' dedication to the job might have been in jeopardy...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 3, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 2454 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now departing: The year 2011

What happened in 2011? The better question might be: What didn't happen? ==B Photo:== Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg checks...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 29, 2011 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 2454 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips for healthy travel

<I>Dr. Susan Anderson of Woodside, a travel physician, recommends the following tips for people planning major trips.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget, taxes on Menlo Park agenda

It's hard to talk about the city's budget without talking about taxes, as the Menlo Park City Council will demonstrate during...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 2454 Views

ATHERTON

Residents seek vote on 'library in park' issue

Some Atherton residents plan to petition for a special election on whether a new library should be built in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Local native, on Dec 13, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 2454 Views

ATHERTON

County names new environmental health director

Heather Forshey will join the San Mateo County Health System on March 24 as the new director of environmental health. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2454 Views

MENLO PARK

Hit and run with injury leaves no one injured

A 48-year-old man encountered a gold Lexus while riding his bike along Avy Avenue in Menlo Park on a sunny Thursday afternoon,...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 22, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 6 comments | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Library programs at Atherton Library

Family Musical Storytime will be held Thursday June 25 at 4 PM. Stories and sing-a-longs for all ages. Musical instruments...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2453 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Residents rightfully miffed over roadside spraying

To spray or not to spray? That is a question &#8212; but certainly not the only one &#8212; residents of unincorporated San...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Arla LeCount, on Mar 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 2453 Views

ATHERTON

Interim manager has a full plate

'We have a busy two months ahead.' Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12418 posted...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 14, 2012 at 8:19 am | 2 comments | 2453 Views

ATHERTON

Doug Whitman of Atherton found Guilty in Manhattan Federal Court on all counts of insider trading.

http://www.fbi.gov/newyork/press-releases/2012/california-hedge-fund-manager-doug-whitman-found-guilty-in-manhattan-federal-court-on-all-counts-for-insider-trading...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 21, 2012 at 11:59 am | 2 comments | 2453 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More candidates emerge for local races

A last chance for newcomers to run for election in November brought out a handful of late-filing candidates for local districts....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Former Council Member, on Aug 20, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 2452 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Fulfillment of a political death wish

Whatever your opinion of methods to reduce the deficit, if any, one has to wonder why the GOP allowed itself today to vote...

Original post made by al norte sm on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Apr 15, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda Round Table pizza to close

After more than 25 years in West Menlo Park, Round Table pizza parlor is closing April 3, said owner Jim Meola. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marie Klein, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 2452 Views

AROUND TOWN

Target Family Days - Fun Family Event - This Sunday 7/12!

Target Family Days, generously sponsored by Target Stores, will attract kids and adults of all ages one Sunday per month,...

Original post made by RWC EVENTS on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 10, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 2452 Views

MENLO PARK

Teslas hands keys to 100th roadster owner

Tesla Motors Tuesday named Menlo Park businessman Sam Perry, known nationally for being the man Oprah Winfrey clung to during...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by Truth, on Dec 10, 2008 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 2451 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