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Former MP city manager ousted from manager post in Scottsdale

Jan Dolan, Menlo Park's city manager from 1990 to 2000, has been ousted from her post as city manager in Scottsdale, Arizona,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 20, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 5188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sudden Oak Death

Last year it was the tanoaks; this year it's the live oaks. Oak trees are dying by the dozens in the woods of Woodside, Portola...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Agrifos, on Mar 20, 2008 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2403 Views

MENLO PARK

Examiner Peninsuala, stop "free" SF Examiner paper

The free "Examiner Peninsula" edition of the San Francisco Examiner keeps getting delivered to our West Menlo Park address,...

Original post made by Ebara on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by ebara, on Mar 20, 2008 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 2341 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Daffodils by the thousands

About 14,000 daffodils live on Village Hill in Woodside, having been planted there by the Woodside Landscape Committee, and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by wild flower, on Mar 18, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domestic worker sues Atherton couple for wages, allegedly illegal practices

A 69-year-old housekeeper has filed a federal lawsuit against an Atherton couple, charging them with illegal employment practices...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Aghast, on Mar 18, 2008 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2494 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries

These obituaries are based on information provided by families and funeral homes. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5765...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2008
Last comment by Beth Blote, on Mar 17, 2008 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's weekly best sellers - March 16, 2008

Hardcover Fiction Mudbound, Hillary Jordan Appeal, John Grisham People Of The Book, Geraldine Brooks Lush...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Burt Brent creates ears and animals

Anyone who has taken children — or been a child — at the San Francisco Zoo lately has likely delighted in watching...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ina, on Mar 17, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2739 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Currant bistro opens at Allied Arts

The Red Currant bistro is open for business at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. The proprietors are Nir and Ayellet Perry,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 17, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 4065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident causes huge gusher in Menlo Park

Jim Lewis submitted this photo (taken by Todd Temple of Menlo Park) to The Almanac. Mr. Lewis said an accident Monday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Darin Duncan - Cal Water, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2491 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: New vision is welcome for El Camino

Menlo Park officials who are making a major effort to get the public involved in a plan to spiff up El Camino Real, the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 11 comments | 2080 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Menlo Park city manager Michael Bedwell dies at 77

Michael Allan Bedwell, Menlo Park city manager from 1964 to 1991, died March 9 after a fight with heart and lung problems,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2070 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Local Resident Reflects on Kenyan Experience

On the walls of the Konditorei café in Portola Valley, there are pictures of another world. Women completing their daily...

Original post made by Brielle Schaeffer on Mar. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2588 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo cyclist confronts driver who struck her

It's been 15 months since the arrest of an intoxicated Hillsborough man whose pickup truck struck Menlo Park resident and...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by FairPlay, on Mar 13, 2008 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 1918 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed trains could be headed this way

Imagine boarding a train in the Bay Area, and two and a half hours later, you're in downtown Los Angeles. This may be a dream...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2374 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reduce Junk Mail, "Do Not (junk) Mail" petition

My neighbors and I in Menlo Park & Palo Alto have to deal with tons of junk mail... What a waste, and what an environmental...

Original post made by ebara on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by ebara, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2232 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang of youths attacks pedestrians in Menlo Park

A gang of six young men and boys are in police custody in connection with two attacks on pedestrians and a robbery at the...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2228 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton Student Earns Honors and Varsity Letter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heather L. Hill Director of Communications (978) 827-7042 hhill@cushing.org Atherton...

Original post made by Heather on Mar. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2216 Views

MENLO PARK

No Derry project without state funds?

The O'Brien Group, the San Mateo-based developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project proposed for downtown Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jeremy, on Mar 10, 2008 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 2082 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developing open space: Should voters decide?

A broad coalition of environmental groups wants to qualify an initiative in Redwood City to require two-thirds of city voters...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Let The People Decide, on Mar 10, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2101 Views
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