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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Ballast rock update expected by Friday

After holding a meeting with an estimated 45 Belle Haven residents concerned about the dusty piles of ballast rock stored...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jason L. Tulock, on Apr 1, 2015 at 12:11 pm | 2 comments | 2777 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent disputes drop-out number; The Almanac responds

In your Oct. 21 editorial, you stated that the Sequoia Union High School District has an "above-average dropout rate." This...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 2777 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local woman named among top 100 financial advisers

Barron's magazine named financial adviser Hilary Giles of Portola Valley to the 2009 list of the top 100 financial advisers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by William Hogarth, on Jul 9, 2009 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 2777 Views

MENLO PARK

Church seeks expanded use of meeting hall

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is looking to expand its use of a space in the back of the building that houses the ACE hardware...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Got it right!, on Feb 12, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 12 comments | 2776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paws for Tales at Atherton Library

Children ages 5 and older can sign up in advance to read to a trained therapy dog. Reading aloud increases confidence and...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2776 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park's Linda Craig to be honored for thinking, and acting, regionally

Linda Craig, a Menlo Park resident, former Portola Valley official, and president of the Bay Area League of Women Voters,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 16, 2016 at 9:49 am | 4 comments | 2776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget, taxes on Menlo Park agenda

It's hard to talk about the city's budget without talking about taxes, as the Menlo Park City Council will demonstrate during...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 12, 2012 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 2776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Public invited to community day

The public is invited to a community day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at Folger Stable in Wunderlich County...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2013
Last comment by Calvin Spit, on Jan 9, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 2776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Surf Air opponents plan airport protest

Opponents of Surf Air's noisy turboprop commuter planes plan a protest on Saturday, June 17, at the San Carlos Airport. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2017
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Jun 16, 2017 at 2:48 pm | 10 comments | 2776 Views

MENLO PARK

Planning Commission starts another review of specific plan

If Menlo Park residents believe the specific plan governing development in Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real corridor...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by scorecard, on Aug 12, 2015 at 8:43 am | 6 comments | 2775 Views

MENLO PARK

Qualified by life

Ginny Maiwald, the Menlo Park City School District's director of student services, is qualified not just by her education...

Original post made on May. 26, 2017
Last comment by Jeriann Hirsch, on May 27, 2017 at 6:23 am | 2 comments | 2775 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Avocets, snowy plovers nest at former salt ponds

<I>Submitted by Susan DeVico, a spokesperson for the South Bay Salt Pond Restoration Project.</I></B> Read the full story...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by Will, on May 5, 2011 at 9:36 pm | 1 comment | 2775 Views

WOODSIDE

Preserving the past

From the street, the first impression is what an odd, but charming, couple. A formidable old log cabin sits squarely in the...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Nov 8, 2011 at 11:23 am | 5 comments | 2775 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council supports five housing sites

Menlo Park's race to identify potential sites for new housing moved forward on Tuesday night as all five council members...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2013
Last comment by Dawn, on Mar 13, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2774 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Granny' may live if neighbors assume responsibility

Granny, the centuries-old heritage tree in North Fair Oaks, may continue to live long and prosper despite sitting in the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 1, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2774 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Obituary: Marcel Vinokur, folk dance teacher

A memorial in honor of Marcel Vinokur, who taught dance classes in Menlo Park for decades, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m....

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2015
Last comment by Kathelen, on Mar 3, 2015 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 2774 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Affordable housing a priority for new planning commissioner

Active town volunteer and retired high-tech executive Craig Taylor of Portola Valley starts a four-year term on the town's...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2018
Last comment by Where's the love?, on Jan 10, 2018 at 7:34 pm | 9 comments | 2774 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tweaks green initiatives

It's a green time of year, what with all the rain making grass grow and St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by where's the beef?, on Mar 25, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 2773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Workshop at Atherton Library

“Turning No into Yes” Presented by Parents Place of San Mateo. Wednesday, May 27 at 7 PM. Young children are expected...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High football lights: a permanent fixture?

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Allen Moench, on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:11 am | 4 comments | 2773 Views
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