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MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district goals topic of roundtable at Encinal School

The Menlo Park City School District's top five goals will be the topic of discussion at a roundtable set for Wednesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Apr 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supes up ante on Stanford's Alpine trail offer

In the five-year poker game between Stanford University and the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors over the fate of a...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 3, 2011 at 9:28 am | 11 comments | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside murder suspect pleads not guilty

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh of unincorporated Woodside has pleaded not guilty to charges of premeditated murder for financial...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Buck, on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Westbound Alpine Road now open

Westbound Alpine Road at Interstate 280 is now open, but eastbound Alpine remains closed. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12598...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2012
Last comment by Neighbor, on Nov 30, 2012 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

ATHERTON

Cary Weist for Atherton P.D.

Atherton council candidate Cary Weist states on his website that his top issues are: * Ensure that Atherton maintains...

Original post made by Duh... on Sep. 14, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 3, 2012 at 11:25 am | 17 comments | 1937 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 1937 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 1937 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Eshoo session on high-speed rail

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, will host a question and answer session on high-speed rail with project experts at a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Richard T., on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 1935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoking ordinance could have broad reach

People who smoke cigarettes may find themselves pausing to examine their surroundings more often when they're within the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Ken J., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:32 am | 6 comments | 1935 Views

WOODSIDE

Residents evacuate neighborhood for annual wildland fire drill

Had there been a real wildfire along Old La Honda Road in Woodside on Saturday morning, May 16, firefighters might have seen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Kip, on May 20, 2015 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 1935 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A grad forms baseball team

Menlo Park has a new summer league baseball team. Founded by Menlo-Atherton High School alum David Klein, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 1934 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 1934 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Atherton High School Launches an Official Alumni Network

Hello Fellow Menlo-Atherton Bears! Been in hibernation? It is time to reconnect with your classmates! The Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made by Chris on Oct. 23, 2009
Last comment by Off the Chart, on Oct 23, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Katie's Corner: Friendships forged by Harry Potter magic

The Harry Potter book and movie series is the classic story of good and evil, growing up, and the real meaning of friendships...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marty Higgins, on Sep 15, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tapestries of fear

Michealene Cristini Risley seems to be a typical Woodside mom — she has coached her three sons' soccer and basketball teams,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by shrinksrus, on Aug 23, 2011 at 5:50 pm | 5 comments | 1934 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County extends spraying moratorium

San Mateo County will extend a moratorium on spraying herbicides along 315-miles of county-maintained roads until March 13...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on Mar 9, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1934 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. 1934 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton hosts 'Meet Your Neighbors'

To launch its series of activities in 2012, the Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is hosting a "Meet Your Neighbors"...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Coleen Anderson, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Archer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views
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