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Former president visits Portola Valley

<I>The author, Samantha Bergeson, is a resident of Portola Valley and a sophomore at Menlo School. </I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Joy D, on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:55 pm | 8 comments | 2463 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips on handling a mountain lion encounter

Mountain lion sightings are not uncommon on the Midpeninsula. Local officials are reminding residents of the best way to...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Sep 11, 2014 at 8:35 pm | 2 comments | 2463 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council dives into pool bids

Considering that it was a Menlo Park City Council meeting, there was little dissent among council members on Aug. 24 as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 18 comments | 2462 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: Polls open for school parcel tax voters

Tuesday, March 7, is Election Day in the Menlo Park City School District. Voters will decide whether to approve an annual...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2017
Last comment by Ed Rollins, on Mar 7, 2017 at 9:10 pm | 27 comments | 2462 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Disappearing oaks: County stops short of moratorium on tree removals

New stricter rules to protect trees in unincorporated San Mateo County are needed, the county's Board of Supervisors agreed...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by Neighbor, on Jul 29, 2016 at 5:07 pm | 4 comments | 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Weekly Bestsellers 12/14/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2. Deciding The Next Decider - Calvin...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2462 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hirzel Fine Jewelry store closing

A jewelry store that has helped adorn Menlo Park shoppers since 1952 is closing, according to store staff. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by scb, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 6 comments | 2462 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Rebuilding veterans

The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are creating disabled veterans in greater numbers due to advanced life-saving techniques...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by donald sexton, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2462 Views

MENLO PARK

Cell phone tower proposed for Nealon Park

Many Menlo Park residents may not know about T-Mobile's plans to install a cell phone tower in Nealon Park. They reportedly...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2011
Last comment by A Campanelli, on Feb 8, 2011 at 2:16 pm | 7 comments | 2461 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Facebook revenues grow 32 percent

Menlo Park-based social-media giant Facebook reported revenues of $1.18 billion in its first quarterly earnings report Thursday,...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 2 comments | 2461 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo's memo - employees must stack City Council BevMo meeting

Read the San Jose Mercury News story. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16540586 Time to tell the three families...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Nov 9, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 2460 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook may foot bill for Belle Haven substation

Menlo Park appears closer than ever to completing its nearly decade-long quest to open a functioning police substation in...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on May 28, 2013 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 2460 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Musical Storytime will be held Thursday October 8 and October 22 at 4:00 PM. Songs and stories for the whole family. All...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2460 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Her vote was no conflict of interest

The Almanac's Nov. 5 editorial erroneously stated that I voted "to give the city's non-benefited workers ... an additional...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by fairview, on Nov 13, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2459 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 10, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander McCall Smith 2 First Family - David Baldacci 3 Language...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2459 Views

MENLO PARK

The Menlo Park El Camino Gridlock

Mon-Sat 7:30am to 6:30pm El Camino through Menlo Park and the very southern edge of Atherton is gridlock. Why? There's only...

Original post made by stop and stop on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by suzy, on Feb 21, 2009 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 2458 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Harry Harrison, 91, leaves community service legacy

Longtime local developer, political figure and community activist Harry Harrison died Dec. 22 at age 91. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Carol Harrison, on Jan 6, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2458 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 2458 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton City Council may open public information committee to the public

Will the public be allowed to attend meetings about improving the town of Atherton's communication with the public? Possibly,...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 29, 2010 at 10:20 pm | 5 comments | 2458 Views

MENLO PARK

What should Menlo Park do about child care?

As Menlo Park works to cut its subsidy of the city-run child care center in the Civic Center complex, it's become clear to...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2009
Last comment by mom x 4, on Jun 3, 2009 at 11:26 pm | 13 comments | 2457 Views
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