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WOODSIDE

Woodside Elementary District to reconsider school board vacancy

The Woodside Elementary School District has agreed to reconsider actions taken at a May 1 special meeting after receiving...

Original post made on May. 5, 2017
Last comment by Educator, on May 5, 2017 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 1230 Views

WOODSIDE

Bike lane may improve safety for Woodside High students

When school starts at Woodside High School in August, students on bikes and other bike commuters may have the town of Woodside...

Original post made on May. 15, 2017
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 15, 2017 at 3:05 pm | 2 comments | 216 Views

FICTION

Free flu shots in Woodside, Menlo Park

Looking ahead to flu season, the San Mateo County Health Department is offering free vaccinations to eligible residents over...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 29, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 5955 Views

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Con man Gann swaps plea for prison time

Simon Gann, who admitted sweet-talking a Menlo Park woman into a relationship and out of approximately $1,900 by pretending...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2011
Last comment by Glen Turner, on Jan 1, 2011 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 6347 Views

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Computer heist estimated at $31,000 at Hillview

Another school-based computer theft, this time 30 laptops valued at $31,000 at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, occurred...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hillview parent, on Nov 29, 2011 at 6:25 pm | 2 comments | 3578 Views

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Today: Nuclear threat forum at SLAC

"Nuclear Threats, Nuclear Abolition" is the topic of a forum hosted by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Laboratory (SLAC)...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Fool me once, shame on me..., on Mar 31, 2012 at 10:11 am | 2 comments | 3761 Views

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Kepler's reboot enters second year

Kepler's, the "Silicon Valley bookstore that keeps reinventing itself," appears to be enjoying a new lease on life after...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Dizzy, on Jul 23, 2013 at 11:32 am | 2 comments | 4918 Views

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Bay Area to cook over next three days; Spare the Air alert issued

Triple-digit temperatures are expected in inland Bay Area locations later this week, National Weather Service officials said....

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by Oh no, my wig!, on Jun 1, 2016 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 1434 Views

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Menlo Park: capital of commercial drones

Menlo Park has more registered commercial drones than any other U.S. city, according to a database released by the Federal...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
Last comment by Yarns, on Jun 20, 2016 at 11:10 am | 2 comments | 1766 Views

MENLO PARK

Scottsdale group want input from MP on problems, issues with "Jan Dolan traffic calming measures"

In Scottsdale Arizona, the citizens are revolting against a mass traffic calming program initiated and heavily pushed...

Original post made by George Knowlton on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Civics 101, on Oct 27, 2006 at 11:42 am | 1 comment | 4709 Views

MENLO PARK

Fake Endorsement Claims By Incumbents...Who Can You Trust?

Incumbent Slate Mails Four Fictitious Flyers to Menlo Park Residents Winkler, Boyle and Duboc Use Fake Endorsement Flyers...

Original post made by Looking4Truth on Oct. 30, 2006
Last comment by Dick Poe, on Nov 3, 2006 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 4425 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Hall Meeting Shot Down By Jellins/Duboc/Winkler

At the end of tonight's city council meeting, council member Cohen announced plans for an open Town Hall meeting that he...

Original post made by CouncilWatcher on Nov. 15, 2006
Last comment by fat lady in the wings, on Nov 15, 2006 at 6:34 am | 1 comment | 4294 Views

MENLO PARK

Serving our city

Menlo Park has just elected and sworn in a new city council that has promised to be more responsive to the public. Now is...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Anna, on Dec 11, 2006 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 4109 Views

MENLO PARK

Thanks to David Wormley: he directed traffic when pedestrian was hit on November 13, 2006

Thank you for your article on David Wormley! While I personally thanked him for directing traffic the evening I saw a pedestrian...

Original post made by Amy Klein on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 4596 Views

MENLO PARK

Council questioned on litigant's appointment to Housing Commission

The following letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The city of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Q.Dean, on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 3969 Views

MENLO PARK

Contributors Need Answers from Allied Art Guild

A few years ago my husband and I were approached for a donation to fund the repair and restoration of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by Two Very Concerned Contributors on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Jerry G., on Mar 26, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 4039 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Annual Egg Hunt

The City of Menlo Park hosts the annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, 2007. This fun filled event is from 10am - 12 noon...

Original post made by Rosetta Fort on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 30, 2007 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 3978 Views

MENLO PARK

Time for Menlo Park to phase out herbicides

<B>The following letter by Steve Schmidt was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition.</B> <I>Editor:</I> In 1998...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
Last comment by Yoohooooo, on Apr 12, 2007 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 4133 Views

MENLO PARK

Fuzzy logic on turf field decision

The following letter by Steve Wallace was published in the Almanac's April 18 print edition: Editor: So the Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 4091 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park is doing its share on high-density housing

While I support sensible planning in support of better communities, I read with concern your cover story on high-density...

Original post made by Greg Druehl on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by agree with greg, on May 27, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3917 Views
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