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Guest opinion: High-speed rail takes dollars from real transit

The Almanac carried an editorial about the high-speed train last week. It points out the challenges facing Menlo Park if...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2008
Last comment by G, on Nov 18, 2008 at 5:06 pm | 1 comment | 2439 Views

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Filing deadline extended for four local elections; three contested elections ahead

As the list of candidates for the Nov. 3 election settles, the boards of four local public agencies will have extended candidate...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2015
Last comment by no followers, on Aug 10, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 4 comments | 2439 Views

AROUND TOWN

For a truly open discussion on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

Editor please leave this open to all posters including the non-registered or for the anonymous as some call us. For a truly...

Original post made by Bob on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 16, 2011 at 7:02 pm | 6 comments | 2439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perfect example of Prosecutorial Misconduct

Santa Clara District Attorney Jeff Rosen has yanked an attorney off a complex gang murder case for improperly withholding...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 10, 2011 at 7:17 am | 4 comments | 2439 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ventriloquist show at Atherton Library

Steve Chaney and his trusty sidekick, Cornelius Crowe are appearing at the Atherton Library Monday June 29 at 4 PM. For all...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: A gift to the Holiday Fund helps those in need

As the Almanac's Holiday Fund heads into its 20th year, donors can look back with pride on a history of giving that has provided...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 26, 2012 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 2438 Views

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Polo event benefits Lyme Foundation

The Bay Area Lyme Foundation will hold its second annual Polo for Lyme benefit from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2437 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: A spotlight on the difficult issue of city employee wages, benefits

Thank you for putting the spotlight on a difficult issue many would prefer to ignore. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7514...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by too untouchable for Chino, on Feb 8, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 17 comments | 2436 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman to run for state Assembly

Menlo Park Councilman Peter Ohtaki has announced plans to run in 2016 for the District 24 California Assembly seat currently...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Pay Attention, on Dec 22, 2015 at 10:47 am | 9 comments | 2436 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools gets $2.9 million

The 735-student Portola Valley School District hit the jackpot in the recent lottery for federal stimulus money. The district...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Tim Hanretty, on Sep 3, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 2436 Views

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Local resident test-drives plug-in Prius

Sally Cooper never minded answering market research questions. And now that responding to some questions over the phone and...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by INSIGHT, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 2436 Views

MENLO PARK

Activists ask Menlo Park to weed out herbicides

Weeds, there's no getting away from them. But Menlo Park does its best to kill weeds by dousing the plants with herbicide,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by HHH, on Jul 12, 2011 at 6:32 am | 8 comments | 2435 Views

MENLO PARK

Community meeting on Ravenswood Ave. grade separation

The first of three community meetings to discuss a "grade separation" (separating the roadway from the railroad tracks) at...

Original post made on May. 2, 2016
Last comment by resident, on May 3, 2016 at 2:26 pm | 8 comments | 2435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2435 Views

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Kepler's Bestsellers - January 18, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Lark & Termite - Jayne Anne Phillips 2. String Of Lights - Dominique Renda 3. Guernsey Literary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 19, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2435 Views

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Aerial spraying for mosquitoes Thursday morning

A helicopter assault against the summer salt-marsh mosquito in the Palo Alto Baylands began on Thursday, Aug. 23, at about...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mike Mainiero, on Aug 25, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 2435 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs fee hikes for fields, child care

Fees for child care services and sports field use in Menlo Park are going up, after the City Council approved a revised fee...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 27, 2010 at 8:06 pm | 19 comments | 2434 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Scholarship fund honors longtime college adviser Alice Kleeman

In a first for Menlo-Atherton High School's Senior Awards Night, held this year on May 31, scholarships were handed out in...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2016
Last comment by Alice Kleeman, on Jun 21, 2016 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 2434 Views

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Man arrested in alleged teen drinking incident

==B Menlo Park:== The presence of more than 40 teenagers, ages 16 and 17, possibly under the influence of alcohol, at a home...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 24, 2012 at 3:12 pm | 24 comments | 2434 Views

ATHERTON

Video: Atherton council meeting, March 21, 2012

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL / CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT REGULAR AGENDA March 21, 2012 Brought to you by the...

Original post made by APOA on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2434 Views
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