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MENLO PARK

Photos from the scene of the fire in downtown Menlo Park

Firefighters cut through the walls in the office area above Calla clothing boutique to get to the source of the fire. Photo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2722 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in northeast Menlo Park

Parts of northeast Menlo Park will be sprayed tonight for mosquitoes (Sept. 2) to curb the spread of the West Nile virus,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by MLK, on Sep 3, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 6 comments | 2722 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
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest High School Flies the Flag of Mexico

Friday afternoon/ Sept. 16 the flag pole at Everest High School, of Sequoia Union High School District, was flying what appeared...

Original post made by Carol Collins on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 13 comments | 2722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Third suspect in smash-and-grab burglary of Bloomingdale's is arrested

A fugitive wanted in a brazen 2015 burglary of Bloomingdale's department store at Stanford Shopping Center has been captured...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2017
Last comment by jackrabbit, on Jan 5, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 2722 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Two men accused of attempted home burglary plead not guilty

Two men accused of trying to burglarize a Portola Valley home Jan. 19 pleaded not guilty Monday in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2017
Last comment by Concerned, on Jan 25, 2017 at 4:00 pm | 3 comments | 2722 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: A new site for pig-scramble protest?

Woodside Town Hall is working with the Sheriff's Office to arrange a public-space gathering spot near the Mounted Patrol...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Jun 17, 2017 at 7:21 am | 17 comments | 2722 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Counterproductive' politics at play in Menlo Park?

Of late The Almanac has printed numerous letters espousing the "residentialist" future for Menlo Park, which another letter-writer...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Big Daddy, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 2721 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City Council dives into pool bids

Considering that it was a Menlo Park City Council meeting, there was little dissent among council members on Aug. 24 as they...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 3, 2010 at 7:18 pm | 18 comments | 2721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students dump bags of trash on campus

Menlo-Atherton High School students are dumping their trash on the campus' outside eating area because they think it...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Emma A, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 2721 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today, Sunday are 'Spare the Air' days

A third consecutive winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Sunday, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by complaints, on Jan 3, 2015 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 2721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to confirm ban on cultivation of medical marijuana

Confirming a ban on medical marijuana cultivation. Joining a group of cities to attain clean, renewable power. Considering...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by MP Resident, on Jan 13, 2016 at 10:28 am | 5 comments | 2721 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Incumbent Karen Tate withdraws from Portola Valley school board election

Portola Valley School District board member Karen Tate, the only incumbent running for one of the three open board seats...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2017
Last comment by Jenny Lebsack, on Oct 8, 2017 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 2721 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday night block downtown Menlo Park Party

Last year Menlo Park blocked off Santa Cruz avenue a few Wednesdays and had live music, food and things for the kids. Does...

Original post made by Jennifer on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Jun 12, 2008 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 2720 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac wins 5 statewide awards

The Almanac won five statewide awards in the annual California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, the CNPA announced...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on May 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 2720 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teens invited to aply for cultural exchange trip to Japan

Menlo Park teens ages 13-15 are invited to apply to go on a six-day cultural exchange trip to Bizen, Japan, one of Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Annoyed, on Mar 17, 2016 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2720 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council raises staff salaries at cost of $430K

The Menlo Park City Council passed a $113 million budget Tuesday and agreed to a higher pay for city employees that will...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Publisher Sloane Citron to start local newspaper

Another newspaper is coming to the Peninsula. On Aug. 16, the Daily WAMP enters the fray as a print-only newspaper published...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Greg, on Aug 20, 2010 at 3:41 pm | 11 comments | 2720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those were the days

In the 1930s, El Camino Real in Menlo Park looked much different than it does today, as the city considers adopting a new...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Scholar, on May 17, 2012 at 1:30 pm | 6 comments | 2720 Views

ATHERTON

Johns lawsuit gets go-ahead from judge

The ongoing legal battle between the town of Atherton and its former finance director, John Johns, got the go-ahead from...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Melinda Tevis, on Nov 14, 2009 at 12:16 am | 7 comments | 2719 Views
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