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ATHERTON

Happy Valentine's Day to Egypt from San Mateo County

Dear Egypt: Here from the home of Google and FaceBook we want to extend our congratulations to you for opting for democratic...

Original post made by Ed on Feb. 14, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 14, 2011 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1212 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors ask court to save heritage oak

The neighbors of an oak tree called "Granny" headed to court Monday morning to ask a judge to issue a temporary restraining...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 19, 2011 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 1212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 5/22/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 I'll Never Get Out Of This World Alive Steve Earle 2 Leaving Van Gogh Carol Wallace 3 Story Of Beautiful...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 23, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1212 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission scrutinizes Menlo Park downtown plan

Is there actually less traffic in Menlo Park now than a decade ago? When the city released the draft environmental impact...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2011
Last comment by Odd, on Jun 15, 2011 at 4:24 pm | 3 comments | 1212 Views

MENLO PARK

Olympian, WWII vet speaks at church

With an extraordinary life story as told in the bestselling book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand, 94-year old Louis Zamperini...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1212 Views

AROUND TOWN

Got milk? Car thief on the lam steals soy milk

Running from the police makes a man thirsty. When Menlo Park officers caught up with Valentin Arias Jimenez, they discovered...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Resident, on Jan 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 5 comments | 1212 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may impose terms on union workers

Menlo Park city staff is recommending that the City Council impose the "last, best, and final" office made to Service Employees'...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 1, 2010 at 10:04 pm | 24 comments | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Folger open house, party draw crowds

Visitors "just kept coming and coming" to an open house at Folger Stable in Woodside on Sept. 19, said Nan Chapman, spokesperson...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cath, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents protest private club's wish for public well

The city's proposal to install an irrigation well in Nealon Park, a popular communal open space owned by Menlo Park, aroused...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by 30yr_resident, on Aug 29, 2011 at 10:11 am | 14 comments | 1211 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO: Atherton Library Building Steering Committee Nov 3 Meeting

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Original post made by APOA on Nov. 6, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Nov 6, 2011 at 7:43 pm | 3 comments | 1211 Views

AROUND TOWN

Golden Shears celebrates 50th year

When Louis Arenas opened his barbershop in downtown Menlo Park, he wanted it to be an old-fashioned type of place, where...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on May 17, 2013 at 5:52 pm | 6 comments | 1211 Views

MENLO PARK

Will massive development projects clog local streets?

Any commuter who uses Marsh Road to get to U.S. 101 — and there are quite a few of them — could tell you about...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Feb 3, 2010 at 11:56 am | 1 comment | 1210 Views

ATHERTON

Where's a code enforcement officer when you need one?

We'll find out. Below is a copy of a complaint of a zoning ordinance violation I sent via e-mail to Mr. Bob Cushing of the...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on May. 3, 2010
Last comment by size matters, on May 3, 2010 at 11:31 pm | 4 comments | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pumping Iron for People in Need: Gina Tringale Bench Press Benefit

On Saturday June 5th at 10:00 a.m., the third annual ‘Gina Tringale Bench Press Benefit’ will kick off at the San Mateo Elks...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Jun. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

The HSR Looks Inevitable

Again, it is unstoppable, because it is necessary for OTHER citizens of California, and the construction of the S.F. terminal...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Aug. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1210 Views

ATHERTON

Another closed session mystery

The following item is on tonight's closed session agenda. C. CONFERENCE WITH LEGAL COUNSEL – POTENTIAL LITIGATION (Subsection...

Original post made by snoop on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:26 am | 10 comments | 1210 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Trust -- at what cost?

Why would a man who is trusted, admired and looked up to by his community betray them? That question is now being asked by...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 1, 2012 at 6:47 pm | 3 comments | 1210 Views

MENLO PARK

Report: Mountain lion spotted near La Honda

A mountain lion was spotted in an unincorporated part of San Mateo County near La Honda this evening, according to a...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Anonymous, on Mar 4, 2010 at 5:40 pm | 5 comments | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Santa's not coming to town after all

Santa's lost his ride this year. Despite months of effort trying to save it, this week Caltrain's managers canceled the holiday...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 29, 2010 at 9:17 am | 5 comments | 1209 Views
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