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AROUND TOWN

Aircraft noise: Rep. Eshoo asks constituents to voice concerns

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:05 pm | 38 comments | 4330 Views

WOODSIDE

Election 2007: Two contests certain,
another likely, for November

Local elections will be held in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the Los Trancos County Water District. A contest...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 15, 2007 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 4330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Motorists are the problem, not cyclists

<B>The following letter by Robert Cronin was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Let's turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by Positive Solutions, on Apr 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 10 comments | 4329 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 4329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public viewing of Sunset gardens in Menlo Park ends on Friday

Sunset Publishing Corp., which has been on its site at 80 Willow Road for 63 years, will permanently close its gardens...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2015
Last comment by Stacey, on Nov 13, 2015 at 12:28 pm | 9 comments | 4328 Views

MENLO PARK

Major El Camino traffic accident: Reason for a traffic study at Watkins and El Camino?

All the details and correcct facts are not yet in hand. There was a major two vehicle collision at Watkins and El Camino...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by Nader Barbari, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 4327 Views

MENLO PARK

Third high-level city employee is leaving Menlo Park

Jesse Quirion, Menlo Park's public works director, has announced he is leaving Aug. 20 for a job with Google in Tennessee....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2015
Last comment by Don't sling Mud, on Aug 2, 2015 at 1:37 pm | 17 comments | 4327 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Defense attorney accuses DA of retaliation in prosecution of deputy sheriff

San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff Juan Lopez was back in Superior Court in Redwood City on Feb. 13, but not about allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 14 comments | 4324 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Caltrain to remove ballast rock piles by October

When public agencies embark upon projects, delays are -- unfortunately -- expected. Caltrain, however, has turned that expectation...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by cleanup, on Apr 8, 2015 at 11:03 am | 8 comments | 4322 Views

MENLO PARK

How Ray Mueller got involved in preserving memory of Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Menlo Park Councilman Ray Mueller, board members with the Menlo-Atherton Little League, and other residents have rallied...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2015
Last comment by measure m supporter, on Sep 28, 2015 at 6:59 pm | 8 comments | 4320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Business: Pacific Union opens new Menlo Park office

Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller will join Pacific Union executives to cut the ribbon on Pacific Union Real Estate's new office...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Terri Tiffany, on Apr 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 4320 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Court of Appeal drops case against coroner for retaining heart of young man

An appellate court has overturned a ruling in San Mateo County Superior Court that held the coroner's office liable for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Khaki, on Jun 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 4320 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

The Red Xs

The Red Xs “In wilderness is the preservation of the World” * Henry David Thoreau First, let me state...

Original post made by Roger G. Novesky on Apr. 30, 2007
Last comment by Steve Toben, on May 2, 2007 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 4320 Views

MENLO PARK

Blueprint for change in Menlo Park?

The following was published as a guest opinion by Martin Engel in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: By Martin Engel A...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 2, 2007 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 4319 Views

MENLO PARK

Who's in charge of downtown development?

<B>The following letter by Henry Riggs was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What's wrong...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 4318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of our new Web site?

What do you think of the Almanac's new Web site, which includes the Town Square forum, where you can post news, information...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4318 Views

MENLO PARK

Andy Duncan proposes city buy Park Theatre

The ongoing Park Theatre saga took yet another turn Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1116...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 18, 2007 at 9:08 am | 8 comments | 4317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident challenges Menlo Park medical offices

Mike Brady, a Menlo Park resident and an attorney who lives near the site of the former Acorn restaurant on El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 3, 2007 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 4317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley Superintendent Lisa Gonzales resigns

Portola Valley School District Superintendent Lisa Gonzales is leaving the district, effective Friday, Oct. 9, with Eric...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Trouble indeed, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 4317 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies schools recovery of $20 million in losses from Lehman Brothers bankruptcy

A state appeals court on Thursday approved the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against San Mateo County by 12 county school...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 4316 Views
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