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WOODSIDE

Woodside weighs plan to regulate marijuana cultivation

Marijuana, including its cultivation in the town of Woodside, will be a topic of discussion and possibly action when the...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Amy Weems, on Oct 26, 2016 at 11:56 am | 5 comments | 1884 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SB-1234 Retirement savings plans approved by Governor

I received this from AARP: Dear John, Thank you for making your voice heard at the State Capitol! In no small part due...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 241 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Transportation woes leave commission at impasse over general plan

With the Planning Commission's numbers down to four (three commissioners recused themselves due to personal connections to...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by really?, on Oct 26, 2016 at 10:13 am | 5 comments | 1579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Pilates & Yoga

For years my husband wanted to try Pilates after hearing how well it works on the body; he works at a computer most of the...

Original post made by Becca Garcia on Oct. 26, 2016
There are no comments yet. 367 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why Carlton should be re-elected to Menlo Park council

(Opinion by John Boyle, a former member of the Menlo Park City Council.) Last week's Almanac included an endorsement for...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by vote for Cecilia, on Oct 26, 2016 at 7:30 am | 6 comments | 1586 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: What kind of school district will its new superintendent lead?

I like adventure. And when the Menlo Park City School District board put my potential appointment as the district's next...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2016
Last comment by Train Fan, on Oct 25, 2016 at 7:24 pm | 34 comments | 3121 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Women with stun gun rob Safeway market in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports for Menlo Par, West Menlo Park and Woodside. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/10/25/police-calls-women-with-stun-gun-rob-saf...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by James Madison, on Oct 25, 2016 at 5:37 pm | 5 comments | 5363 Views

MENLO PARK

Video on the History of Prop 13

The New York Times has produced a video on the history of Prop 13. It can be viewed at: http://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000004711534/proposition-13-mad-as-hell.html The...

Original post made by MORRIS BROWN on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Commercial WALL, on Oct 25, 2016 at 1:52 pm | 1 comment | 291 Views

MENLO PARK

Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park

I'm trying to start a movement this month, Sept. 2016, to Save the Guild Theater in Menlo Park, the only movie theater in...

Original post made by Judy Adams on Sep. 20, 2016
Last comment by Keep/Make Menlo Park Vibrant, on Oct 25, 2016 at 10:09 am | 6 comments | 913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public gets to see Menlo Park district's new Laurel School Upper Campus

Menlo Park City School District officials welcomed the public to their new Laurel School Upper Campus in Menlo Park's Willows...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2016
Last comment by Gay Krause, on Oct 25, 2016 at 7:20 am | 1 comment | 2137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Monday and Tuesday: Public input sought on school budget decisions

Two more meetings designed to get the public's input on whether the Menlo Park City School District should put a parcel tax...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Tim, on Oct 24, 2016 at 10:24 pm | 7 comments | 1796 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Contract awarded for new fire station

Plans to rebuild Menlo Park's downtown fire station at 700 Oak Grove Ave. just cleared another hurdle. Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Oct 24, 2016 at 9:36 pm | 4 comments | 2053 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Challengers to face Sequoia Healthcare District incumbents in November

Jack Hickey announced today that he has sponsored 2 challengers to incumbent Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD)Directors Katie...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 24, 2016 at 3:59 pm | 51 comments | 2197 Views

MENLO PARK

Missing hikers, including one from Menlo Park, are located

Three Bay Area hikers, including one from Menlo Park, who were reported missing in a remote region along the Sierra Nevada,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by Clunge , on Oct 24, 2016 at 9:39 am | 9 comments | 1816 Views

MENLO PARK

Why Woodside resident has devoted decades to restoring World War II command vehicle

Woodside resident Reno Taini has created a kind of time machine, a vehicle of war equipped with bare essentials considered...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2016
Last comment by Robin, on Oct 24, 2016 at 1:31 am | 1 comment | 2648 Views

MENLO PARK

Changes ahead for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

One hundred and forty years ago, the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church first took shape in a small building on Santa Cruz Avenue....

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Edward, on Oct 23, 2016 at 10:34 pm | 45 comments | 28550 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: What kind of school district will its new superintendent lead?

I like adventure. And when the Menlo Park City School District (MPCSD) board put my potential appointment as the district's...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Here is the other post, on Oct 23, 2016 at 4:06 pm | 2 comments | 805 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election 2016: Menlo Park candidates give views on traffic, business, rail issues

A painstakingly slow process to get things done. A gap in communication between people in different parts of the city. Old...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2016
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

MENLO PARK

Erik Burmeister named superintendent of Menlo Park City School District

It's official: Erik Burmeister will become the new superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District on July 1, when...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stacey Wueste, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2645 Views

MENLO PARK

School district paints bleak picture without new parcel tax

Since two parcel taxes failed to pass in a May election, the Menlo Park City School District has been pondering how to balance...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2016
Last comment by Brown Eyed Girl, on Oct 22, 2016 at 10:29 am | 52 comments | 5809 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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