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Woodside school board rescinds action Almanac cited as Brown Act violation

The governing board of the Woodside Elementary School District has rescinded actions taken at a May 1 meeting that the Almanac...

Original post made on May. 19, 2017
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 19, 2017 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2117 Views

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Almanac wins six awards in statewide news contest

The Almanac staff won six statewide awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, it was announced Saturday....

Original post made on May. 22, 2017
Last comment by calypso41, on May 22, 2017 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 2249 Views

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Personal stories tell why SafeSpace is needed

SafeSpace's founders say it will take much of its direction from its Youth Advisory Board of local high school and college...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2017
Last comment by Law Abider, on Jun 8, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 2 comments | 2701 Views

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Friday: Opera singers perform Verdi at Italian dinner event in Woodside

There will be way more than wine, women and song at “Verdi in the Village” in Woodside the night of Friday, June 16....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2017
Last comment by Ama Zenya, on Jun 12, 2017 at 7:31 pm | 2 comments | 902 Views

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Menlo Park: Affordable housing complex for seniors holds grand opening

A grand opening was held June 15 to celebrate the completion of 90 new apartments for seniors at a development called Sequoia...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2017
Last comment by Aisha, on Jun 19, 2017 at 12:02 am | 2 comments | 2737 Views

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Police calls: Burglaries, thefts in Atherton, Menlo Park

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/06/27/police-calls-burglaries-thefts-in-atherton-m...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Tiki, on Jun 28, 2017 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 2889 Views

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Woodside High foundation raises $1 million for students

Woodside High School students during the past school year were beneficiaries of a pile of private money. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Parent, on Jul 18, 2017 at 10:33 pm | 2 comments | 2033 Views

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Farmers' Market celebrates 25th year

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the Menlo Park Farmers' Market, the Menlo Park Lions Club will host a celebration...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2017
Last comment by Jeanne, on Jul 9, 2017 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1655 Views

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Portola Valley: Public invited for coffee with mayor, assemblyman

The public is invited to bring questions and concerns to a coffee and a chat with Portola Valley Mayor Craig Hughes and...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2017
Last comment by liz, on Jul 13, 2017 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 1465 Views

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Parole denied in 1987 murder case in Menlo Park

One of two men convicted of murder in a 1987 residential burglary of a Belle Haven apartment in Menlo Park has been denied...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2017
Last comment by Confused, on Jul 19, 2017 at 4:21 pm | 2 comments | 2587 Views

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East Palo Alto's homicides this year: zero

For the first time in decades East Palo Alto has had no homicides this year, police Chief Albert Pardini said this week. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2017
Last comment by Just the facts, on Jul 28, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 2499 Views

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Menlo Park gang member sentenced to 35 years after murder plea

Miguel Angel Rivera Jr. of Menlo Park was sentenced to 35 years to life in state prison on Friday, July 28, after having...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2017
Last comment by Freedom of the press, on Jul 31, 2017 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 2036 Views

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Old Port Lobster Shack opens pop-up at Stanford Shopping Center

Old Port Lobster Shack, which has served New England-style lobster rolls and other seafood fare in Ladera, Redwood City and...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2017
Last comment by Buck, on Aug 1, 2017 at 4:50 pm | 2 comments | 3164 Views

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Menlo Park: Grade-separation issue divides commissions

Presented with two options for how Menlo Park should separate Ravenswood Avenue (and possibly other roads) from the Caltrain...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2017
Last comment by Show the math, on Sep 21, 2017 at 1:14 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

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It's official -- Robert Jones is new fire board member

It took three meetings, but the Menlo Park Fire Protection District's board finally filled a vacant board position on Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2017
Last comment by SteveC, on Oct 26, 2017 at 2:40 pm | 2 comments | 567 Views

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Hillview students raise $7,287 for fire victims

Hillview Middle School's service team, a club made up of students dedicated to community service, raised $7,287 for the...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2017
Last comment by PVer, on Nov 13, 2017 at 9:43 pm | 2 comments | 931 Views

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Sunset magazine sold to Los Angeles private equity investor

Sunset magazine, once located on Willow Road in Menlo Park and co-published by the late Bill Lane of Portola Valley and...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Dec 5, 2017 at 5:38 am | 2 comments | 1900 Views

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Supes OK limited commercial cultivation of marijuana

It will soon be OK to grow marijuana for commercial purposes in unincorporated San Mateo County if it's grown in a greenhouse,...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Dec 9, 2017 at 8:21 pm | 2 comments | 1979 Views

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City tries to battle Willows traffic madness

A little less than a month since Caltrans installed new traffic signals at the Willow Road/U.S. 101 interchange — and...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Dec 16, 2017 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 316 Views

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Experts to talk quake predictions, social media in disasters

The ground's brief 4.4-magnitude jolt on Jan. 4 was a reminder that Bay Area residents are sitting on top of a potential...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2018
Last comment by Clunge, on Jan 12, 2018 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1144 Views
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