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SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton has a new head swim coach this season

Prep notes: Just one season after guiding the Menlo-Atherton girls' swim team to a fourth-place finish at the Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Feb 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 3017 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by The plot thickens, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:22 am | 5 comments | 3017 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. 3015 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 | 3015 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook starts building second Menlo Park campus

Facebook has broken ground on its second campus in Menlo Park, which was designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry to resemble...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2013
Last comment by interesting, on Sep 7, 2013 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 3015 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 | 3014 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Stop Being Negative, on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 3013 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 | 3012 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 | 3012 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 | 3010 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boys Golf Update

The M-A Boys Golf team remain in first place in PAL Bay Division having lost only one match this season, to Menlo, by one...

Original post made by team parent on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3010 Views

WOODSIDE

William Kelley, a major player in Silicon Valley real estate, dies at 84

Friends, relatives and associates of Peninsula real estate developer and notable Ladera resident William K. Kelley are invited...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Roberts Dean, on Apr 24, 2010 at 7:27 am | 3 comments | 3010 Views

MENLO PARK

Man arrested in connection with Woodside burglaries

Police have arrested Justin Ralph Mitchell, 26, of Redwood City in connection with a string of residential burglaries, including...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2013
Last comment by Davis, on Oct 18, 2013 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can we rise to the challenge of rising sea levels?

The monster in San Mateo County's closet is rising sea level, an issue humanity will be dealing with for the next 1,000 years,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 3010 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown Parking - Call For Ideas

What can be done to improve parking in the Menlo Park downtown area? Certainly there are ways that can make the experience...

Original post made by What can be done to improve parking in downtown Menlo Park? on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:41 pm | 88 comments | 3010 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 | 3009 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. 3009 Views

WOODSIDE

Lapdog killed by larger dog in Woodside

==B This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== While Woodside resident Linda Bleich was walking her two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 9 comments | 3009 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 | 3008 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 | 3008 Views
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