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MENLO PARK

M-A student moves needle in aiding heart attack victims

Through the advocacy of Serafina Casey, a Girl Scout and sophomore at Menlo-Atherton High School, residents and visitors...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Mar 20, 2016 at 11:40 pm | 2 comments | 2618 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Las Lomitas teachers still lack contract

As a parent of three children attending Las Lomitas and La Entrada, I am incredibly proud of the district's students for...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by district parent, on Sep 17, 2011 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 2618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kudos to Facebook; Shame on Menlo Park

Kudos are due to Facebook for simultaneously negotiating with Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Apr 19, 2012 at 8:03 am | 16 comments | 2618 Views

AROUND TOWN

There will be flags tomorrow

Tiny U.S. flags will proliferate tomorrow on lawns at local fire stations in Menlo Park and Woodside in memory of the 343...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:49 am | 16 comments | 2617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Greg Munks has put in nearly eight years as San Mateo County sheriff. There are surely high points of that career — getting...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 2617 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook gives $20,000 to school fire-safety fund

On a mission to connect school fire alarms to fire stations, the new nonprofit Ring the Bell Fund collected $20,000 from...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Grateful Resident, on May 9, 2013 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Target Family Days - Fun Family Event - This Sunday 7/12!

Target Family Days, generously sponsored by Target Stores, will attract kids and adults of all ages one Sunday per month,...

Original post made by RWC EVENTS on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 10, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 2616 Views

ATHERTON

Your help is needed...

The San Mateo County Library is leading an effort to understand the current and future needs regarding the Atherton Library....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2616 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook gives $250K to nonprofits

This year Facebook surpassed by $150,000 the amount it has agreed to give to local nonprofit organizations in exchange for...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Transparent $$$, on Sep 8, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 2615 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local donors give $803,000 to Obama

Individuals listing ZIP codes in the Almanac's area -- Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside -- have given approximately...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by , on Apr 18, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2615 Views

ATHERTON

Wynne Furth's Conflict of Interest

It appears as though Wynne Furth is faced with a happy dilemma (if there is such a thing). The more her client misbehaves,...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2615 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo's memo - employees must stack City Council BevMo meeting

Read the San Jose Mercury News story. http://www.mercurynews.com/peninsula/ci_16540586 Time to tell the three families...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Nov 9, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 31 comments | 2614 Views

MENLO PARK

'We're cashing in'

Not to be outdone by local Realtors, one Menlo Park couple decided to try their hand at real estate speculation post-Facebook...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Ethan, on May 22, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 5 comments | 2614 Views

MENLO PARK

Latest vote count confirms Ackerman and Lucas won school board seats

David Ackerman and Caroline Lucas still lead the race for two seats on the governing board of the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Nov 16, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 16 comments | 2614 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mountain lion reported at Canada College

A mountain lion sighting was reported Wednesday evening at Canada College in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by LionLover, on Feb 23, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: County workshop on climate change

A workshop to discuss how San Mateo County can address climate change and be more energy efficient will be held at 6 p.m....

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Doyle, on Apr 10, 2012 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 2614 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police plan to expand surveillance

Four surveillance cameras will be added to the Menlo Park Police Department's arsenal if city officials agree. The cameras...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 2614 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton awaits payment for Obama visit to town

Dear Town of Atherton: The check is <B>not</I></B> in the mail. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14206...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by sr, on Jun 16, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 2614 Views

MENLO PARK

City to buy, refurbish foreclosed homes

In an attempt to stave off blight brought about by a spate of foreclosures in the low-income Belle Haven neighborhood, the...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Mossbie, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:01 pm | 8 comments | 2613 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park Planning Commission looks at Sunset event permit, affordable housing

Sunset Magazine is asking for one last hurrah -- the Menlo Park Planning Commission tonight (Feb. 23) will review the publication's...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 23, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2613 Views
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