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AROUND TOWN

Pet of the week: Bronco

Special delivery from our foster home to your permanent home: Meet Bronco, a 1-year-old, 60-pound, neutered pit bull, available...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2015
Last comment by Scott Delucchi, on Feb 20, 2015 at 5:37 pm | 4 comments | 2278 Views

MENLO PARK

Green parking lots in city's future?

In reviewing preliminary plans for renovation of a parking plaza between Crane and Chestnut streets at Oak Grove Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 27, 2009 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 2277 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail -- Palo Alto Impacts -- Changing their mind?

Last fall the Palo Alto Council voted 9-0 to endorse Prop 1A with funding for the High Speed Rail project. A few months...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Mar. 8, 2009
Last comment by wants information, on Mar 11, 2009 at 8:49 am | 7 comments | 2277 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail officials ask critics to hold on

In several meetings held with Peninsula residents over the past two months, high-speed rail officials have found themselves...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 2277 Views

MENLO PARK

Police Calls: $23,000 in burglary, theft losses

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12103&e=y...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

MENLO PARK

There is a free lunch this summer in Atherton

The Atherton Library is refuting the old saying -- "There's no such thing as a free lunch" -- by offering a free lunch at...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2015
Last comment by Milton, on Jul 2, 2015 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 2276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at 9:28 a.m. and the second at 6:38 p.m. according...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs wins 6-1 vote for demolition permit

The Woodside Town Council, on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, directed town staff to prepare a demolition permit that will allow...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 2276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget crisis top issue in supervisor's race

Among the big issues in the election for the District 1 county supervisor's seat are the county's budget crisis; under-funded...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Apr 15, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 8 comments | 2276 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 | 2275 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over recently by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her car...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Puttin' on the Ritz

It's big. It's bold. It certainly is bodacious. Perhaps the new performing arts center at Menlo-Atherton High School is also...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 15, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Maid sentenced in residential jewelry thefts

Luz Maria Garcia, a maid for "The Maids" home cleaning service in Redwood City, was sentenced on March 29 to six months in...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Apr 4, 2012 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Supervisor failure or discrimination?

A lot of negative attention has been directed at the couple who complained about the city of Menlo Park's gymnastics instructor...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Scott, on Mar 5, 2013 at 10:41 pm | 1 comment | 2275 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo update: downtown plan delays; Facebook upgrades

Menlo Park residents will wait another four weeks before seeing the environmental impact report for the downtown specific...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2011
Last comment by c'mon c'mon, on Mar 8, 2011 at 8:10 pm | 7 comments | 2273 Views

MENLO PARK

$5,000 reward for info on abandoned dogs

The Peninsula Humane Society is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to whoever abandoned two emaciated dogs...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Mar 28, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 2 comments | 2273 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Housing plan update, animal shelter on Menlo Park council agenda

April kicks off with a busy start for the Menlo Park City Council, with homeless shelters, animal shelters and Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by MaryAnn Saunders, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 2273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Mean-spirited editorial on Everest charter

As a regular booster of Almanac coverage, I am mystified at the almost mean-spirited editorial on Feb. 25 regarding the Everest...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 2273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election: Community college district asks voters for $388 million

If it's not broken, why fix it? It's a question one might ask on a tour of Canada Community College on Farm Hill Boulevard...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2014
Last comment by education is stoopid. And expen$ive, on Oct 14, 2014 at 9:10 am | 4 comments | 2273 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New life in the vineyard

Paul Smith of Woodside describes himself as a man who, looking for love, found much more — "an entirely new life."...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2010
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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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