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AROUND TOWN

Liquor license application for Cuckoo's Nest on hold

A request for a liquor license by a private club, called the Cuckoo's Nest, in Menlo Park has generated no insignificant...

Original post made on May. 16, 2016
Last comment by our town, on May 18, 2016 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 2391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nice timing, Menlo Park...

I'm retired and thankfully I don't travel up and down El Camino Real very often during morning rush hour. But I did...

Original post made by pogo on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 114 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MPCSD Candidate Information Night

Notice of Candidate Information Night for the Menlo Park City School District Governing Board: On Wednesday, June 1 at...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by Joe G., on May 18, 2016 at 8:20 pm | 4 comments | 210 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric, Wendy Schmidt to move family ventures to new Menlo Park building

Eric and Wendy Schmidt of Atherton plan to build a three-story, 25,000 square-foot office building in Menlo Park to serve...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on May 18, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 13 comments | 3898 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trump drives Republicans out of party

All around town, I find fellow Republicans ready to leave the party, offended at what it has become in recent years, with...

Original post made by former R voter on May. 8, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on May 18, 2016 at 5:34 pm | 37 comments | 660 Views

AROUND TOWN

CDC: record number of Americans have health insurance

Never before have over 90% of Americans been covered with health insurance. Oh, sure, thanks Obama!! http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/obamacare-uninsured-rate-2015_us_5739d...

Original post made by healthy neighborhoods on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Sung, on May 18, 2016 at 5:32 pm | 1 comment | 84 Views

AROUND TOWN

Call for Photo Models!

Peninsula Clean Energy is looking for San Mateo County residents and business owners who believe in a clean energy future...

Original post made by Susan Bierzychudek on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 54 Views

FICTION

Letter: A 'no' vote on parcel tax measures

Vote NO on Menlo Park School District's Measures A and C. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/04/20/letter-a-no-vote-on-parcel-tax-measures...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 229 Views

FICTION

School mailing claims demolished building was upgraded

A slick four-color brochure from the Woodside Elementary School District arrived in the mailboxes of district residents around...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 166 Views

ATHERTON

Fire district dedicates new station

A remodeled and larger fire station at 2290 University Ave. in East Palo Alto is set to be dedicated at 11 a.m. Thursday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 140 Views

MOVIES

Worth a Look

The annual "Fine Art in the Park" festival, sponsored by the Los Altos Rotary Club, will be held Saturday, May 14, and Sunday,...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 358 Views

FICTION

Atherton: Always wanted a street with your name on it? Here's your chance

Looking for a special gift for the person who has everything? Or do you want to ensure your name is not soon forgotten? Read...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
There are no comments yet. 152 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: There's still time to improve Greenheart project

The long-vacant Cadillac dealership site on El Camino Real is due to be revitalized. The location is central to Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardi´┐Ża, on May 18, 2016 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 1802 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fair Oaks Lane rail crossing could become 'quiet zone'

Atherton residents who live near the Fair Oaks Lane railroad crossing may soon find their lives much quieter -- the town...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2016
Last comment by Hunter, on May 18, 2016 at 10:49 am | 19 comments | 2778 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Alpine Road traffic brings misery to local residents

Alpine Road was once a two-lane curving byway. It's still two lanes and curving, but basically an expressway, with 25,000...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Alzan, on May 18, 2016 at 9:27 am | 7 comments | 3011 Views

ATHERTON

Update - Surf Air: New flight path will avoid Midpeninsula

Surf Air representatives say they have identified an alternative flight path that would put their planes, and the noise...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 17, 2016 at 9:39 pm | 12 comments | 4049 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Greenheart project complies with the rules; let's get on with it

As I read the guest opinion in the May 4 Almanac criticizing the proposed Greenheart project on El Camino Real, I felt like...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Richard Hine, on May 17, 2016 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1058 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Eat at these local restaurants to support Meals on Wheels

Restaurants across the Peninsula will on Tuesday, May 17, donate 10 percent of their eatery proceeds to Meals on Wheels,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on May 17, 2016 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Hot food, prepared on site, coming to farmers market

One booth planned for the Portola Valley farmers market would have visiting chefs do an impromptu shop-and-cook at the market,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2016
Last comment by Soody, on May 17, 2016 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1401 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Who is prospering from Prop 13?

Proposition 13 has been called California's "third rail" -- as in, untouchable. When billionaire Warren Buffet was serving...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Y Pie, on May 16, 2016 at 7:13 pm | 101 comments | 33516 Views
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