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AROUND TOWN

Tasting the real Old West

Willard Wyman of La Honda has lived the life and adventures he portrays in his novel "High Country." Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by kerrymichaelwood, on Oct 5, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2289 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 2288 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New voter districts drawn by citizens' commission

The first draft of new voting-district maps that will change legislative boundaries were released by the California Citizens...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Waggoner, on Jun 18, 2011 at 7:16 am | 1 comment | 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park home burglary: Hayward man pleads no contest

In exchange for eight months in jail and no time in state prison, Christopher Sheard, 21, of Hayward, pleaded no contest...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Dec 18, 2015 at 5:38 pm | 1 comment | 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park installs red-light cameras at Chilco, Bayfront Expressway

A red-light camera monitoring system to catch drivers running red lights has been installed at Bayfront Expressway and Chilco...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2016
Last comment by Stephen, on Dec 14, 2016 at 1:02 pm | 13 comments | 2288 Views

ATHERTON

Wednesday: Atherton council sets special 5 p.m. meeting to install new member

The Atherton City Council will break with tradition Wednesday, Dec. 15, when it installs new member Bill Widmer during a...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2010
Last comment by good bye and good riddance, on Dec 15, 2010 at 6:52 pm | 7 comments | 2288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Seller - Week of April 12, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 2 Shannon - Frank Delaney 3 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jackson makes contact with Cleveland

Nate Jackson's professional football career was extended Monday when the former Menlo College All-American signed with the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2009
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 28, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Meeting on document examining San Carlos Airport's effects on neighbors

A meeting to discuss the draft of a document that looks at the current and projected effect of the San Carlos Airport on...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jetman, on Dec 9, 2014 at 11:17 pm | 5 comments | 2287 Views

MENLO PARK

Three Bay Area legislators: No to elevated high-speed rail, yes to Caltrain electrification

Three Bay Area legislators joined forces today to announce their rejection of elevated tracks as an option for high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2011
Last comment by SMVoter, on Apr 19, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 12 comments | 2286 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Competition, rising rent force yoga studio to close

Nineteen years ago, Fran Philip arrived in the U.S. from Australia with her husband and an L-2 visa, which meant she wasn't...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by Annabelle, on Oct 27, 2016 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great way for local agencies to save big bucks

It is now very apparent that the drop in property tax and other revenues will finally force local governments to revise their...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook stock slumps as new shares hit market

Falling from a debut of $42.05 on NASDAQ, Facebook stock hit a new low of $19.76 per share as the first lockup period ended...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by CHANGE, on Aug 17, 2012 at 2:15 pm | 3 comments | 2286 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's full plate: three meetings in seven days on Little League, library, Town Center

After capping the month of July with a four-and-a-half-hour special meeting, the Atherton City Council is gearing up for...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by literate but confused, on Aug 3, 2012 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 2286 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo studies service cuts, tax hikes

What to cut and how to cut remains the focus of the Menlo Park City Council, which will hold a study session Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 31, 2012 at 11:14 am | 8 comments | 2285 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 | 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of March 15, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 2 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 3 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2285 Views

AROUND TOWN

Arizona man sentenced to 13 years for Woodside home burglary

A man accused of flying to the Bay Area from Arizona to burglarize a Woodside home in 2012 was sentenced to 13 years in...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by welp, on Sep 24, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 3 comments | 2285 Views

MENLO PARK

City official resigns post

Barbara Santos George, director of Menlo Park's community services department, has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4320...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Librarian, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2284 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will re-join rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Meno Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:12 am | 29 comments | 2284 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.

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