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AROUND TOWN

Girl Scouts teach, learn about the world

More than 400 local Girl Scouts, ranging in age from kindergarten Daisies to eighth-grade Cadettes, participated in the recent...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evy Vaughan, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 2432 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Concert benefits children's library

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a concert of music ranging from the Baroque to the present at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Know, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 2431 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Who will pay for mess at playing field?

I read with interest your July 31 article "More problems at Hillview playing field." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14439...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by A worried citizen of Menlo Park, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 2431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park won't disclose findings of investigation into city's gymnastics program

The investigation into allegations of a hostile workplace within Menlo Park's gymnastics program will likely take at least...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by More investigations?, on Apr 6, 2013 at 3:55 pm | 7 comments | 2431 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Rancho Palos Verdes rescinds Widmer's city manager job offer

In the end, Bill Widmer didn't have to decide if he was going to resign from his seat on the Atherton City Council to take...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 31, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 2431 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Rebuilding veterans

The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are creating disabled veterans in greater numbers due to advanced life-saving techniques...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by donald sexton, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2431 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fundraiser to follow Obama's visit to Woodside this Sunday

When President Obama swings south down the Peninsula next Sunday (Sept. 25), he will follow his afternoon fundraising gathering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by neighbori, on Sep 23, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 2431 Views

MENLO PARK

Willows traffic plan gets thumbs down from Transportation Commission on a 3-2 vote

Does the Willows neighborhood need traffic calming? No. Yes. Maybe, but not like this. The answer, as Menlo Park has discovered...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by Willow resident, on Apr 20, 2011 at 1:04 pm | 10 comments | 2430 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 | 1 comment | 2430 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ladera: Marja Brandon is new Woodland head of school

The governing board of Woodland School in Ladera has hired Marja Brandon, former head of school for the Pennsylvania School...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2016
Last comment by Michelle MacKenzie, on Sep 1, 2016 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 2430 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More candidates emerge for local races

A last chance for newcomers to run for election in November brought out a handful of late-filing candidates for local districts....

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2009
Last comment by Former Council Member, on Aug 20, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments | 2430 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters defeat two county tax measures

San Mateo County voters defeated two San Mateo County tax measures Tuesday. The vote on Measure T, a tax on rental-car company...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 8, 2012 at 9:54 am | 3 comments | 2430 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Her vote was no conflict of interest

The Almanac's Nov. 5 editorial erroneously stated that I voted "to give the city's non-benefited workers ... an additional...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2008
Last comment by fairview, on Nov 13, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2429 Views

MENLO PARK

Mystery in Sharon Park: Who hacked down trees?

One man's quest to encourage new trees to grow at Sharon Park took a strange turn when someone apparently took a chainsaw...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Andy Stern, on Jun 27, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 2429 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Disasters...Are We Prepared?

It seems that while we are concerned for some of the most mundane events, we have totally ignored what we would do in the...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 16, 2010
Last comment by AREALSNOB, on Aug 21, 2010 at 8:26 am | 9 comments | 2429 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. 2429 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson's parting manipulation

Jerry Carlson's cynical character came to the fore on June 19, with his "dead hand" maneuver passing the vice mayor's...

Original post made by Atherton Observer on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 2429 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park adds part-time budget director

Larry Lisenbee, San Jose's former budget director, has joined Menlo Park part-time, according to a memo sent to city staff. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Disgusted, on Apr 3, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 2428 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Does Greenheart development have enough housing?

Housing near the train station, and whether there is enough of it, was a key issue raised March 21 during a Menlo Planning...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2016
Last comment by Vote 4 Housing, on Apr 2, 2016 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 2428 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rod Diridon not renamed to rail authority board

Longtime transportation advocate Rod Diridon Sr. will not be reappointed to the California High Speed Rail Authority board,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2011 at 4:58 am | 6 comments | 2428 Views
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2017 guide to summer camps

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