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MENLO PARK

MP homeless vets programs win grants

The federal government is funding programs around the country to help military veterans, including in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by August, on Jan 23, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2229 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents report unpleasant taste to tap water

The Almanac has received several reports of unpleasant changes to the smell and taste of local tap water over the last few...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Feeling Blue, on Jan 23, 2008 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 2416 Views

MENLO PARK

MP medical office complex approved

Although Menlo Park City Council members don't like plans to build a medical office complex at the site of the closed Acorn...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by a pro=growther, on Jan 22, 2008 at 8:10 pm | 17 comments | 2458 Views

ATHERTON

What's Up with Water?

The water has been cloudy for the past few weeks. Not a big deal; it's bubbles. Within the last 24 hours, it has taken...

Original post made by LindenwoodWater on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 2690 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pharmaca plans store in downtown Menlo Park

Pharmaca, a growing chain of pharmacies that offers both prescription medication and natural remedies, is taking steps to...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by another question, on Jan 21, 2008 at 7:03 pm | 4 comments | 2454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 1/20/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. People Of The Book, Geraldine Brooks 2. Senator’s Wife, Sue Miller 3. Run, Ann Patchett 4....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2361 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Police chief's complaint led to finance director's firing

The revelations just keep coming. Atherton's ex-finance director, John Johns, is seeking $500,000 in a wrongful termination...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joe Smith, on Jan 20, 2008 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 2887 Views

MENLO PARK

Global Warming --

The recent report from Menlo's GRCC group gave no time to anyone who did not fully share their "doomsday" scenario. There...

Original post made by Who knows on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by greenie, on Jan 19, 2008 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2453 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Start planning for rail projects now

High-speed rail, with its promise of bullet trains running between Northern and Southern California, presents a conundrum...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2008
Last comment by observer, on Jan 18, 2008 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 2493 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto stops M-A, 14-7 for CCS football title

Junior quarterback Will Brandin lofted a 14-yard scoring pass to senior receiver Mike Scott with 13.6 seconds to play, lifting...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 17, 2008 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 3546 Views

MENLO PARK

Drinking water looks white? Still safe to drink.

If local tap water looks white, the cause is air bubbles. This temporary change affects only the appearance of the water....

Original post made by Virginia Parks on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Denise Johnson-Kula, on Jan 16, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2201 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking Enforcer Strikes Again!

I got a parking ticket in the mail today from the City of Menlo Park. Not that getting a parking ticket in this town is hard...

Original post made by Ticked on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 16, 2008 at 2:42 am | 1 comment | 2366 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV Notes: Town Hall fundraising reaches goal

The two-and-a-half year fundraising campaign to pay for a new library, Town Hall and community hall in Portola Valley is...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 15, 2008 at 5:09 am | 1 comment | 2607 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 1/13/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. Touchstone, Laurie R. King 3. People Of The Book,...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jan. 14, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2396 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election marks course correction for schools

Setting up a classroom for an economics or history class isn't complicated. Find a room with good lighting and ventilation...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Allen, on Jan 14, 2008 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton Bears to Move to Action to Help Alleviate Blood Shortage

The Bay Area faces a dire shortage of blood, this Friday, January 18, the Menlo-Atherton Bears will be working with the Blood...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Jan. 14, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2278 Views

ATHERTON

Saving the world, one school at a time

About the author: This story was written by Menlo-Atherton High School senior Elliot Welsh, one of some 600 students who...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by michelle, on Jan 14, 2008 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2502 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 3597 Views

ATHERTON

Fight over historic urns spawns Web site

An Atherton couple is taking the fight against the town's historic preservation ordinance online, with a Web site and petition...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Artifact Owner, on Jan 13, 2008 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 2418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Former student finds fault with Woodside High story

As a former student, I am appalled by the portrayal of Woodside High School and public schools in general in the Jan. 2 issue...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Galen Rosenberg, on Jan 11, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 2328 Views
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