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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Hap Halloran, bombardier and POW

During World War II, Menlo Park resident Raymond "Hap" Halloran found himself on the giving and the receiving ends in the...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by bill schwartz, on Jul 6, 2011 at 12:47 pm | 12 comments | 3007 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Initiative supporter explains why she supports a vote

Predictability about development in Menlo Park is important. Developers want as much certainty as possible about what they...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 3007 Views

MENLO PARK

Park fund shouldn't pay for Measure J

The following letter by Brielle Johnck was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The $8,000 cost...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Chris M, on Feb 9, 2007 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 3006 Views

WOODSIDE

Favorite memories of May Day

The annual May Day parade is almost here, and it got me thinking about what I like best about the event. There are a lot...

Original post made by Waving and Clapping on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by JBH, on May 2, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 3006 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 3006 Views

WOODSIDE

News briefs: Accident leads to drunken driving charge

Lucas Michael Yancey, 20, of Woodside has been charged with felony drunken driving after a Nov. 26 accident on Miramontes...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 10, 2007 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 3005 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Ellen Pao and Kleiner Perkins part ways

Ellen Pao has maintained a low profile since news of her sex discrimination lawsuit against a Menlo Park venture capital...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by woodsider, on Oct 10, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 3005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview boy competes in state geography bee

Kurt Kessler of Atherton, an eighth-grader at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, has qualified to represent the school...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3004 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Burnetts won't face charges for underage drinking

Two parents won't be prosecuted for alleged underage drinking at a party held in their Menlo Park home on Nov. 25, the San...

Original post made on May. 16, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 24, 2012 at 4:41 pm | 33 comments | 3004 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboard ramp gets green light

Skateboarders will have a new place to do their thing, possibly as soon as April, when a new ramp gets installed on the all-sports...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 3004 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rep. Anna Eshoo's statement opposing the Iraq war escalation

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today in support of the resolution opposing...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Feb 16, 2007 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 3003 Views

MENLO PARK

What did you think of the downtown block party?

The Menlo Park block party held on Santa Cruz Avenue on Aug. 1 seemed to go over well with businesses and residents. Is...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Jeremy Gundel, on Aug 6, 2007 at 11:35 am | 5 comments | 3003 Views

SPORTS

The 'Voice of Stanford Stadium' is silenced

Edward H. Macaulay, who at one time resided in Menlo Park for 35 years, made a name for himself with his voice. Anyone who...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2011
Last comment by Chris Preimesberger, on Jan 25, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 3 comments | 3002 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dumbarton Scoping & Freight

I would like to share my scoping comments for the Dumbarton Railroad Environmental Impact Report (EIR). I believe I have...

Original post made by Margaret Fruth on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3001 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 3001 Views

MENLO PARK

John Arrillaga unveiled as Menlo Park gym donor

Palo Alto billionaire and frequent Stanford University donor John Arrillaga is offering Menlo Park some $8 million or more...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 3000 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: A counterpoint on Stanford's Alpine trail

A recent guest opinion in the Almanac by my Ladera neighbor Lennie Roberts did not fairly represent the pertinent issues...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Len Horowitz, on Aug 23, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 20 comments | 3000 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Firefighters flip flapjacks for benefit

Menlo Park firefighters will demonstrate their cooking skills from 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6, at Fire Station No....

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on Oct 5, 2012 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 3000 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild restaurant to close; future of historic complex uncertain

http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=264 How about yet another high-density housing project, a la our previous...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by PAA Member, on Mar 25, 2007 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 2999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park cops to get big pay raise

Menlo Park police officers are set to get a 25 percent pay increase over the next three years. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by J, on Apr 15, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2999 Views
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