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AROUND TOWN

Lacrosse playoffs: Menlo School wins opener

In a Santa Clara Valley Athletic League lacrosse playoff opener Monday, host Menlo School defeated Los Altos, 10-4. The Knights...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by member, on Aug 1, 2012 at 9:35 pm | 3 comments | 2554 Views

ATHERTON

Open space district adds 1,000-plus acres

The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has purchased more than 1,000 acres of property in San Mateo County this...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2012
Last comment by Sam, on Mar 19, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2554 Views

MENLO PARK

Is the issue in the Willows traffic, crime, or both?

When meetings for a Willows area traffic study get under way, the consultant hired for the project will likely have her hands...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2553 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Council needs to trust the process

Menlo Park City Council members have repeatedly promised to respect the El Camino/Downtown Visioning community process, however...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 3, 2009 at 12:00 am | 32 comments | 2553 Views

MENLO PARK

Police hail Menlo Park woman's actions to catch suspect

Menlo Park police recognized a woman on Tuesday, April 24, for helping to catch a thief in February. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Ruby Enthusiast, on Apr 26, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2553 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nuances abound in supervisor runoff

Former sheriff Don Horsley and small business owner April Vargas are in a runoff election for the District 3 San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Oct 25, 2010 at 9:25 pm | 15 comments | 2553 Views

MENLO PARK

Young author talks about her new book at Kepler's

Katie Mishra of Menlo Park has always enjoyed reading and writing stories. Now 12, and a seventh-grader at Castilleja in...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Danna, on Mar 6, 2013 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2552 Views

MENLO PARK

More photos along Obama's motorcade route

Berna Davis, a resident of Atherton, sent us these photos that she took along President Obama's motorcade route in Atherton...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2552 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Simitian to discuss state of education

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 2552 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Readers Choice 2007: Our readers pick their favorite local gems

The Almanac's 15th annual Readers' Choice contest produced some fresh results, and lots of repeat winners. Readers named...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Hazardous materials spill in Menlo Park

Firefighters spent more than two hours Wednesday night dealing with a spill of hydrochloric acid and sodium hydroxide at...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2012
Last comment by rudy caparros, on Dec 20, 2012 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 2552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Air district board approves $20M for Caltrain electrification project

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District board Wednesday approved $20 million in funding for a Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2015
Last comment by Srini, on Aug 3, 2015 at 5:14 pm | 3 comments | 2552 Views

ATHERTON

UPDATE: Councilman's 'improper' conduct on agenda for special Atherton meeting April 7

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) A second special Atherton City Council meeting to discuss "alleged...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 9, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 2552 Views

MENLO PARK

State may fine Greenheart committee for campaign finance filing violation

Local developer Greenheart may pay $2,500 for failing to report its non-monetary donation of a telephone survey to the "No...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 16, 2015 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 2551 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Musical storytime will be held on Thursday, December 10th at 4 PM for all ages. This is the last musical storytime of the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2551 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters quickly douse Atherton blaze

Firefighters quickly extinguished a one-alarm fire in Atherton this morning, a fire dispatcher said. The fire occurred at...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ray of Sunshine, on Nov 13, 2009 at 6:39 pm | 7 comments | 2551 Views

ATHERTON

A Story about the Almanac's Reporting

Last Friday I wrote Renee Batti to let her know that I would not be comming by her office to present her with documentary...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by saul leibowitz, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 2551 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Ex-firefighter shows paintings

Jerry Peters, firefighter for 30 years and painter for 15, will be displaying some of his works in an exhibit, "Vintage Trucks...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 7, 2012 at 7:26 pm | 2 comments | 2551 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside to vote on town budget

With healthy finances in Woodside, the town is embarking on a five-year program to repair and rehabilitate its infrastructure. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Gary McKae, on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 2551 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors fight to protect Flood Park

What is a neighborhood park worth? San Mateo County estimates $205,000. To those living near Flood Park, its value is more...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2011
Last comment by Jane, on May 25, 2011 at 7:51 pm | 9 comments | 2550 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