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Stanford students arrested after protest shuts down San Mateo bridge

Dozens of protestors, including Stanford students, were arrested Monday night after they shut down traffic for more than...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 4, 2015 at 4:11 pm | 27 comments | 4440 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park silent on extent of gymnastics program review

Although Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre released a letter to the community saying he had reviewed to his satisfaction...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2013
Last comment by gym, on Mar 18, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 16 comments | 4439 Views

ATHERTON

Police Outsourcing

The City of San Carlos votes tonight on whether to outsource its Police Department. The Council Agenda is published and includes...

Original post made by Insight on Aug. 31, 2010
Last comment by accountability, on Sep 15, 2010 at 11:10 pm | 122 comments | 4434 Views

MENLO PARK

BBC restaurant get permits to start construction work

Construction of a three-floor restaurant with rooftop dining at 1090 El Camino Real, site of the British Bankers Club, has...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Dan , on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:11 am | 11 comments | 4434 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanretty expresses 'extreme remorse' for stealing from schools; heads to state prison

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by still reeling, on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 4430 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district asked to avoid possible Brown Act violation

The Almanac has asked the board of the Menlo Park City School District not to hold a closed session meeting it had scheduled...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on Jan 12, 2015 at 9:44 pm | 25 comments | 4428 Views

SPORTS

Atherton council may be near deal on Little League park facilities

Menlo-Atherton Little League and the town of Atherton may be close to an agreement that will allow the sports league to build...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by LL Parent, on Jan 15, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 4426 Views

OTHER TOPICS

President Obama has had a tough week

This week will mark the 37th time House Republicans have tried to repeal Obamacare. If Republicans really wanted to do away...

Original post made by Potomac Fever on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by C Parker, on May 22, 2013 at 10:07 am | 19 comments | 4425 Views

MENLO PARK

Goodwill Donation Site Moves

The Goodwill donation site, located for many years at the Safeway on El Camino Real, has moved to the rear entrance of the...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lawsuit filed after teen struck in crosswalk on El Camino Real

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter, on Aug 30, 2012 at 11:41 am | 46 comments | 4421 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council sets special meeting Friday on allegations of improper conduct by councilman

The Atherton City Council is scheduling a special emergency meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, to look into allegations...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by down to earth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 4420 Views

OTHER TOPICS

1944 Gene Kelly film burns at Stanford Theatre

The 1944 film "Cover Girl," starring Gene Kelly and Rita Hayworth, caught fire Thursday night about 10 minutes into the film...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by ron genauer, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 4414 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Captain America: The First Avenger'

Marvel Comics guru Stan Lee once half-jokingly described the first adventure of Captain America as "so full of lightning-swift...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jill Kennedy, on Jul 22, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 4412 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Covering the community for 40 years

Marion Softky has kept Almanac readers informed about interesting people, environmental issues, and local government for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marion Softky, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 4408 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: What will new school look like, and how much should it cost?

What kind of school do Menlo Park City School District residents want to see built on the district's former O'Connor School...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on May 28, 2013 at 11:51 am | 3 comments | 4408 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 4407 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court throws out city's letter to rail authority

In a ruling that Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline called "kind of a stomach punch," a California Superior Court judge has...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 28 comments | 4404 Views

SPORTS

WOODSIDE GIRLS UNDER 12 TUXEDO PENGUINS WIN SECTION SOCCER TOURNAMENT

Congratulations to the Tuxedo Penguins who took 1st place in the AYSO Section 2 tournament (the Pacific Northwest states,...

Original post made by Annette Kingman on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by Christine, on Jan 31, 2008 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 4403 Views

MENLO PARK

Group hopes to jumpstart 'revitalization' of downtown Menlo Park

Menlo Park is notorious for conducting endless studies of the same issues: Traffic. Downtown parking. Traffic. Downtown vibrancy....

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jan 17, 2015 at 7:56 pm | 22 comments | 4398 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district grapples with overload of kindergarten signups

Call it too much of a good thing. The Menlo Park City School District's drive to get incoming kindergartners registered early,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by flee or fight, on Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 28 comments | 4396 Views
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