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MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jackson makes contact with Cleveland

Nate Jackson's professional football career was extended Monday when the former Menlo College All-American signed with the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Menlo grows while neighbors shrink

Months after census workers canvassed local neighborhoods, the 2010 census data is trickling out for public consumption....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by Census is very valuable IF, on Mar 10, 2011 at 11:01 am | 4 comments | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Rabbit Dating Game'

Meet Christopher, sure to be a coveted bachelor this Saturday, May 9, during "The Rabbit Dating Game," our version of the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Incorrect Date!, on May 8, 2015 at 8:03 am | 1 comment | 2289 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspended deputy's appeal rejected by commission

The county Civil Service Commission on Tuesday (Nov. 10) voted unanimously to uphold disciplinary action against Deputy...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by What a relief!, on Nov 12, 2015 at 9:01 pm | 5 comments | 2289 Views

MENLO PARK

City official resigns post

Barbara Santos George, director of Menlo Park's community services department, has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4320...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Librarian, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of March 15, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 2 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 3 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2288 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will re-join rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Meno Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:12 am | 29 comments | 2287 Views

MENLO PARK

Flowers repurposed to spread cheer

A new nonprofit is starting to bloom here, based on the idea of collecting free flowers and giving them to people to cheer...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 2287 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Simitian gives 'education update'

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss school funding and pending legislation in an "education update" at 10...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 27, 2012 at 4:08 pm | 3 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Becker, Gordon neck-and-neck in fundraising

Candidates Rich Gordon and Josh Becker have kept pace with each other in fundraising over the past two months as they compete...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saving the planet pledge by pledge

The Holland sisters of Portola Valley are little girls who think big ... really big. Kylie, 11, Devon, 10, and Piper, 8,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sergeants in line for 30 percent pay raise over 30 months

Sergeants in the Menlo Park Police Department are set to get a 30 percent raise over the next two and a half years. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 2286 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing in mixed-use projects can count toward state housing requirement

Menlo Park -- and other California cities and towns -- will now be able to count housing within mixed-use projects toward...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by gunste, on Oct 1, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 2286 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Panel urges 'thorough reassessment' of rail plans

Potentially fatal flaws are threatening California's proposed high-speed rail system, according to a new report by a panel...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Dec 8, 2010 at 4:34 pm | 3 comments | 2286 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district acts to slow spending

Bracing for potential tough financial times ahead, the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, during a special...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Mar 17, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2285 Views

MENLO PARK

Memorial service Aug. 22 for Dr. Andrew White

A celebration of the life of Dr. Andrew Willis White Jr., a 41-year resident of Menlo Park, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2009
Last comment by Ms. Pat Watkins, on Aug 20, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 1 comment | 2285 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo High School kids sell their web site for $175 millioin

Good job kids. Facebook isn't the only game in town. http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_21247441/san-francisco-sports-website-bleacher-report-sells-reported...

Original post made by menlo on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2285 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Is the Sequoia Healthcare District courting Half Moon Bay residents?

It has recently come to my attention that the Sequoia Healthcare District 2012 annual report was sent to 2,805 residents...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Mar. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 4, 2013 at 3:57 pm | 5 comments | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theatre in the Woods review: 'The Frogs' shines with fine acting, innovation

The winds of change are unrelenting, tastes and attitudes shift with the times, the players' brief candles burn out and the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Betsy, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2285 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.

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