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AROUND TOWN

Habitat for Humanity gives homes to new owners

Five Menlo Park and East Palo Alto families will get keys to new homes on Saturday (Nov. 17), thanks to Habitat for Humanity. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ken B, on Nov 17, 2012 at 10:17 pm | 1 comment | 4960 Views

FICTION

A walk into ... adventure, fame, love, heartbreak -- you be the guide.

This is the beginning of a story, but only the beginning. It is your role, if you choose to accept it, to add a paragraph...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Apr 6, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 44 comments | 4952 Views

MENLO PARK

Density is a matter of perspective

I have lived in apartments since I was 15. They've been in Miami, Manhattan, the Bronx, Mountain View and Menlo Park. I've...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by HomeOwner, on Dec 22, 2006 at 2:39 pm | 13 comments | 4937 Views

SPORTS

MA Pop Warner opens 2012 youth football season this Sunday

The season opener for the Menlo Atherton Vikings is Sunday, Sept 2 at St Francis High School in Mtn View, with the Vikings...

Original post made by Pop Warner Football on Aug. 31, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Sep 1, 2012 at 4:03 pm | 2 comments | 4924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Possible misappropriation of funds found in Portola Valley schools

Already struggling to address a projected deficit of $854,000 in the next school year, the Portola Valley School District...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4916 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Sibby’s Cupcakery's Ginger Darling Cupcakes

In the Aug. 15 issue of the Almanac, Katie Blankenberg, 14, of Portola Valley writes about the popularity of cupcakes, and...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Kathy, on Aug 21, 2007 at 10:32 am | 8 comments | 4891 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dangerous Black Porche in Los Trancos woods

To Whom It May Concern, I was driving up Los Trancos the other day with my 5 year old son, when a sleek, new black Porche...

Original post made by Anonymous on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anonymous, on Oct 18, 2012 at 10:51 pm | 28 comments | 4887 Views

WOODSIDE

No charges against driver in accident that killed bicyclist Joy Covey

San Mateo County prosecutors have decided not to bring charges against the driver of a delivery van involved in a fatal accident...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Tunbridge Wells, on Apr 19, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 13 comments | 4885 Views

MENLO PARK

Ballot initiative would target large office complexes in Menlo Park

After Menlo Park's specific plan survived its first annual review mostly unscathed, opponents weren't ready to give up. Save...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 4, 2014 at 9:52 am | 50 comments | 4877 Views

MENLO PARK

Rich resigns from Menlo school board after 15 years

Laura Linkletter Rich, a member of the Menlo Park City School District board since 1998, is resigning her post, citing "increasing...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Park parent, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 14 comments | 4872 Views

MENLO PARK

Will Menlo Park go nuts for new mascot?

The choice may seem a little odd for a city that once covertly hired an exterminator to take out the squirrels at Bedwell...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Alan, on Jan 13, 2014 at 11:32 am | 22 comments | 4869 Views

SPORTS

Alpine Menlo Pumas win Silicon Valley Cup

The Alpine Menlo Pumas won the Girls Under-14 Division of the Silicon Valley Cup over Labor Day weekend. The Pumas are...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by lizzy, on Feb 13, 2007 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 4857 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Symphony finds nearly all assets are missing

The Peninsula Symphony of Northern California has discovered that about $500,000 is missing from its endowment and operating...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2013
Last comment by Joel Greene, on Oct 14, 2013 at 4:58 pm | 1 comment | 4845 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Opinion: Republican takes on the debt-ceiling issue

The July 20 Guest Opinion piece by Rep. Anna Eshoo, a Democrat, requires a fair and balanced response. The title of her essay...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by David Dellinger, on Aug 11, 2011 at 10:34 pm | 38 comments | 4840 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Sheriff Munks resign, answer questions, or do nothing?

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks and Undersheriff Carlos Bolanos, who had participated in a law enforcement relay run...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by 5150 hired, on Apr 9, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 22 comments | 4838 Views

MOVIES

Locked-in mind becomes a butterfly

This is always my favorite time of year for movies -- when most of the best are let out of the gate to contend for an Oscar...

Original post made by MovieGoer on Jan. 1, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 10, 2008 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 4832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Concern over church use of council chambers

The following letter was addressed to the members of the Menlo Park City Council: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5558...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2008
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 29, 2008 at 3:25 pm | 74 comments | 4811 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Transitional kindergarten debate

In June 2012 Phil and Christie Kiekhaefer moved from Redwood City to Menlo Park, downsizing their family of four into a tiny...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2013
Last comment by common sense, on Oct 17, 2013 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 4793 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: 90-year-old driver ordered to test for license after horrific crash

The 90-year-old driver whose car jumped a curb in downtown Menlo Park and pinned twin 6-year-old brothers against the wall...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2013
Last comment by Loretta , on Oct 27, 2013 at 10:35 am | 15 comments | 4791 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Saturday's candidate forum to be rescheduled

The Green Ribbon Committee's forum for Menlo Park council candidates will not take place on Saturday, Oct. 6. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2012
Last comment by looking on, on Oct 6, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 4 comments | 4776 Views
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