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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Both parcel tax measures pass easily

Two parcel tax measures -- in the Menlo Park and Portola Valley school districts -- passed easily, according to election...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Property Tax Payer, on May 6, 2010 at 5:59 pm | 18 comments | 4554 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac Please Help! – What’s Going on at Allied Arts?

This Forum has so many postings about the Allied Arts complex. Common themes are that Allied Arts is in trouble, the owners...

Original post made by A Nervous Allied Arts Neighbor on Jun. 15, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Police surround house with burglary suspects inside

As recommended by public safety advocates, residents of Lexington Drive in Menlo Park saw something on the morning of Monday,...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2015
Last comment by Harriet, on Jun 10, 2015 at 10:08 am | 5 comments | 4553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury rejects Ellen Pao's claim of gender bias by Kleiner Perkins

After two full days of deliberation following an almost month-long trial, a jury on Friday found in favor of venture capital...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by War on Women, on Apr 2, 2015 at 8:48 am | 28 comments | 4552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Challenge Day Program at M-A High

An exciting event is coming up at Menlo-Atherton High School on October 30 & 31st, called Challenge Days. This is the...

Original post made by Margie Lawrence on Oct. 16, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Tom Foolery at the Theatre in San Pedro Square

If you want to step into the light side of seemy, Tom Foolery, playing at the Theatre in San Pedro Square in downtown San...

Original post made by JB on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 23, 2006 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 4551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two seek local seat on open space district board

Incumbent Larry Hassett and challenger Brandon Lewke are running for the Ward 6 seat on the board of the Midpeninsula Regional...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by jimmae, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 4551 Views

ATHERTON

Family Service Appoints Atherton Philanthropist Ed Seipp as Lifetime Board Member

Ed Seipp, a retired, 90-year-old Atherton resident and major Bay Area philanthropist, recently was appointed as a lifetime...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Jul. 14, 2008
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Trails, dogs and people

I took a walk the other day on the Coal Mine Ridge trail system and almost immediately encountered a covey of quail having...

Original post made by \"Likes to hike\" on Oct. 21, 2006
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook housing displacement fund announced after months of negotiations

Facebook's public commitment to give $20 million over five years to stem the displacement of local residents around its headquarters...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2016
Last comment by Clunge, on Dec 29, 2016 at 1:00 am | 3 comments | 4549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art in Action Opens 2006-7 Library Shows

Art in Action opens a 6-month long art show series featuring artwork from local students grades K-8.Students create their...

Original post made by Art in Action on Nov. 6, 2006
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Judge rules against restaurateur Russell Deutsch in tax-evasion case

A San Mateo County judge on May 26 denied a motion by attorneys defending Portola Valley resident and restaurateur Russell...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 29, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 4548 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A High's longtime adviser steps down

Over Alice Kleeman's 20 years of advising Menlo-Atherton High School students on their plans for college, with her summers...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2015
Last comment by WP, on Jun 11, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 3 comments | 4546 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Lousy service plagues MP restaurants

I don't eat out often, but when I do go to restaurants in Menlo Park there is one constant ... service is not good. It ranges...

Original post made by Tipster on Feb. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 4546 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman wins $22M malpractice verdict against PA Medical Foundation

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 4544 Views

MENLO PARK

Support the Allied Arts Complex. Don’t Criticize It. We Know What We’re Doing.

I am so tired of people attacking the Woodside Atherton Auxiliary and criticizing our management of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by A Long-Time Member of the Woodside Atherton Auxiliary on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by garden lover, on Aug 9, 2007 at 9:52 am | 7 comments | 4543 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative signatures certified

The grassroots initiative to change sections of Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real plan has enough registered voter signatures...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 46 comments | 4542 Views

SPORTS

Football: Woodside seals M-A's fate

Woodside High defeated Menlo-Atherton High School 42-20 Saturday at M-A. The Wildcats deny erring Bears share of Bay title...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Nov. 12, 2006
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OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Woods in the 40's and 50's

I am currently researching the Los Trancos Woods of the past. My family had a summer home in LTW during the 40's and...

Original post made by JoAnne on Mar. 3, 2007
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MOVIES

Atherton Library Family Movie Night

Friday, February 22 at 7 pm, the library will be showing "Brave" for Family Movie Night. This film is rated PG and is 93...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 21, 2013
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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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