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ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 2491 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Another perspective on Stanford funding for trail

The June 29 guest opinion in the Palo Alto Weekly submitted by Stanford's James Sweeney is laden with misleading and selectively...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by WEISMULLER, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 2490 Views

AROUND TOWN

Movie filming may cause Sand Hill delays

Menlo Park police are warning drivers to expect delays on Sand Hill Road between Saga Lane and 2700 Sand Hill Road from 7...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Amanda, on Jun 13, 2012 at 6:03 pm | 5 comments | 2490 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 | 2490 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Protests under way at community colleges

Walkouts are taking place this morning (March 4) at Canada College in Woodside and Skyline College in San Bruno as part...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by LOL, on Mar 5, 2010 at 5:41 pm | 3 comments | 2489 Views

WOODSIDE

Old La Honda Road now open

Old La Honda Road in Woodside, which was closed this morning due to a jackknifed tractor-trailer, is now open, San Mateo...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by Arla LeCount, on Oct 4, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2489 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 | 2487 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Hearing on Menlo Park housing element

The Menlo Park Planning Commission will hold a public hearing Monday night, April 22, on proposed changes to the housing...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Iceberg tip, on Apr 25, 2013 at 1:55 pm | 6 comments | 2487 Views

OTHER TOPICS

East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by GIVING BACK, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 2487 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Ex-mayor questions Atherton's debt projections

Atherton is at a crossroads. We can continue down the road we have been traveling in recent years where we have treated our...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Right, on Dec 19, 2012 at 8:10 am | 3 comments | 2487 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford reps face questions on Rice, El Camino

Should the U.S. government investigate whether Condoleezza Rice and other Bush administration officials violated the Constitution?...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Are You Kidding Me?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 2486 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Remains Undefeated, 5 - 0

The M-A Bears continued their winning ways on Tuesday with a 7 – 0 pounding of San Mateo. With gusty winds at the San...

Original post made by calfan on Mar. 17, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Raids target major drug dealers in Menlo Park, EPA

Nearly half of the members or known associates of the "Taliban" street gang arrested in a series of raids on Saturday lived...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Frozen yogurt face-off

Spring flowers aren't the only things popping up in Menlo Park this season. The frozen yogurt craze has finally made its...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by Susan J, on Jun 5, 2010 at 6:58 pm | 1 comment | 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Going the distance

Admissions to a California public university is a gantlet these days, with deep cuts in budgets for the University of California...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by donah, on Sep 14, 2010 at 10:33 pm | 4 comments | 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

When rain causes fire

Electrical fires are known for being impervious to water, a truth demonstrated in the rain over nearly two hours early Thursday...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2012
Last comment by Allied but not Arty, on Dec 6, 2012 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 2486 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Free compost in Menlo Park

Time to fertilize? Menlo Park is giving away compost on Saturday, April 6. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13387&e=y...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
Last comment by HammerHead, on Apr 5, 2013 at 7:02 pm | 1 comment | 2486 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Intimidating tactics in Atherton council race

I give the Atherton police an "A" for their professional actions under the leadership of Chief Flint and Lieutenant Wade. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 2486 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: A Government or a Business?

This Wednesday a very important vote on employee’s compensation/benefits will be made by the Council to chart the course...

Original post made by please stop on Nov. 25, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 28, 2012 at 8:51 am | 28 comments | 2486 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council concurs, hazardous trees and power lines a real threat

Roadside stands of eucalyptus trees, with their tendency to drop limbs and sometimes fall over, can be a very significant...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Keimer, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 2486 Views
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