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WOODSIDE

Saturday: Open house for Filoli volunteers

The many ways to volunteer at Filoli will be discussed at the semi-annual volunteer recruitment open house at 9:30 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Say What??, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 2638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

massive development proposed E of 101; Fire District impact ignored

Oh, this is funny. East Palo Alto (which Peter Carpenter has been trying to draw into attacking Menlo Park for the Facebook...

Original post made by I. Ron E. on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ad Nauseam , on Jan 20, 2012 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 1871 Views

MENLO PARK

Olympian, WWII vet speaks at church

With an extraordinary life story as told in the bestselling book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand, 94-year old Louis Zamperini...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three gain Eagle Scout rank

Three Portola Valley youth from Boy Scout Troop 64 were honored recently at an Eagle court of Honor at Valley Presbyterian...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Abilities United, on Jan 20, 2012 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 2174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charged by the arts

Laurel School kindergartner Emma gets the attention of her classmate Noah as they finish their artwork during an Art in Action...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Robin Allen, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 3381 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ugandan dancers at M-A

Traveling halfway around the world, the young dancers and musicians of the Spirit of Uganda return to the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Spirit of Uganda, on Jan 19, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 2143 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Blight no longer makes right

Three weeks ago the California Supreme Court abruptly stopped the redevelopment merry-go-round. While Menlo Park city officials...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine , on Jan 18, 2012 at 11:18 pm | 6 comments | 2656 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How delegates are chosen in California

The primary election is important, but the ultimate choice of which candidates will be nominated is in the hands of the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Barbara Lee, on Jan 18, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 11523 Views

WOODSIDE

Susan George kept Woodside on 'even keel'

The Woodside public in 1993 "wanted to hang the Town Council, they were doing such a bad job," Mayor Dave Tanner said in...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 3293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Seeking benefits from Facebook development

Facebook's relationship with Menlo Park is moving from the "friends" to "friends with benefits." Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 12:51 pm | 11 comments | 2169 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 2489 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park OKs changes to pension benefit

Taking the final action needed to put the pension reform initiative approved by voters in November 2011 into action, the...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 16, 2012 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two mountain lions spotted in San Mateo County

In a matter of hours two mountain lions were reportedly spotted in different parts of San Mateo County Monday night (Jan....

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Bill Sykes, on Jan 15, 2012 at 9:01 pm | 2 comments | 1722 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - Finance Committee Meeting Jan 12, 2012

Town of Atherton Finance Committee Meeting Jan 10, 2012 Video Broadcast Brought to you by the men and women of the...

Original post made by APOA on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jan 15, 2012 at 1:12 pm | 2 comments | 1542 Views

ATHERTON

A modest proposal to the APOA

Much credit and thanks are due to the Atherton Police Officers' Association (APOA) for video taping various Atherton meetings...

Original post made by A modest proposal on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by yukidding, on Jan 15, 2012 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2090 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO Audit Committee Meeting - Jan 10 2012

Town of Atherton Audit Committee Meeting Jan 10, 2012 Video Broadcast Brought to you by the men and women of the...

Original post made by APOA on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Jan 15, 2012 at 7:21 am | 2 comments | 1434 Views

MENLO PARK

Rock on, Readers' Choice

Readers pick their favorite local restaurants, shops and services. ==B Photo:== Klara Turner, owner of Los Salonez in Menlo...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Of course it's rigged, on Jan 14, 2012 at 11:37 pm | 61 comments | 31524 Views

AROUND TOWN

California High Speed Rail project loses support of the California Sierra Club

The California Sierra Club has been one of the biggest supporters of the High Speed Rail project --- until now. Today...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jan. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Church: No expansion plans in Menlo Park

==B Update:== The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church says it has "no plans at this time" to develop or expand on or around its...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by been there, on Jan 13, 2012 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 1899 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 2698 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.

VOTE HERE