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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools 'completely maxed out'

The Menlo Park City School District's Board of Education met Tuesday, April 30, to learn more about options for the future...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 29 comments | 3456 Views

MENLO PARK

The Perkins Twins and Jordan Michaela Fowler, Miss Teenage California

The Perkins Twins (Jesse and Christian) returned from the Philippine recently where they are pursuing singing, acting and...

Original post made by Barney on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1336 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Human evolution' talk is June 11

A Cafe Scientifique talk on "'Recent Human Evolution As Revealed by Neanderthals" will be held on Tuesday, June 11, at SRI...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 878 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why buy the cow when you can get the milk for free

This is an idiom which I probably picked up during my Navy days in the fifties. Aside from it's male chauvinist interpretation,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 9, 2013
There are no comments yet. 790 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo commission votes that turning over city property to neighbors follows general plan

The Menlo Park Planning Commission voted 4-2 on May 6 that the proposal to have the city turn over a piece of land in the...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by grammar, on May 9, 2013 at 12:36 pm | 12 comments | 10588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents: Don't 'dump' high-density housing in Belle Haven

The Menlo Park City Council met in Belle Haven this week, on May 7, so council members could give an update on their quest...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Possibilities, on May 9, 2013 at 10:46 am | 2 comments | 947 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley district superintendent resigns

Carol Piraino, who picked up the reins at the Portola Valley School District last year in the wake of her predecessor's abrupt...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2013 at 10:45 am | 23 comments | 2865 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Can 'green' Portola Valley coexist with artificial grass?

In a town whose general plan puts determined and repeated emphasis on preserving the natural environment and the town's rural...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Ref, on May 9, 2013 at 9:51 am | 12 comments | 12002 Views

SPORTS

Portola Valley: Ball field renovation to start in June

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to accept a bid of $403,888 from the Jensen Corp., a landscape contractor, to...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by hmmmm..., on May 9, 2013 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1034 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook gives $20,000 to school fire-safety fund

On a mission to connect school fire alarms to fire stations, the new nonprofit Ring the Bell Fund collected $20,000 from...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Grateful Resident, on May 9, 2013 at 7:00 am | 1 comment | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Photos: Woodside celebrates May Day

Woodside Elementary School's eighth-grade class performs a teaser for the upcoming school operetta --"Once Upon a Mattress!"...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by , on May 9, 2013 at 5:44 am | 5 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Fired gymnastics instructor says she's filed complaint with state

The public doesn't know the results or how much it cost, but it now knows that on April 29, Menlo Park got the final report...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on May 8, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 1084 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley schools parcel tax passes

Semi-official results reported by the county elections office Tuesday night (May 7) show that Measure O, which renews the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on May 8, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 5 comments | 1146 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Watch out for buses on the Grand Boulevard

At a recent Menlo Park City Council meeting, though residents protested the horrendous traffic impacts expected from Stanford's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dharma, on May 8, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 946 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Update: Mountain lion kills three goats

A mountain lion killed three dwarf goats in a fenced enclosure on Tripp Court in Woodside on Nov. 14, but the chances of...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by C, on May 8, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 6 comments | 9303 Views

AROUND TOWN

12 arrested for providing alcohol to minors

Police in San Mateo County arrested 12 people Friday during an operation to keep alcohol out of the hands of minors....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2013
Last comment by damn right, on May 8, 2013 at 5:06 pm | 11 comments | 4194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?

Looking at the polls, President Obama is ahead by larger margins in key battleground states than he was at this time 4 years...

Original post made by Ed Treller on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by funny guy, on May 8, 2013 at 9:46 am | 155 comments | 13765 Views

MENLO PARK

Five home burglaries in Menlo Park

==B Police calls== from Menlo Park and Ladera. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13550...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 780 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton seeks public input on police contract

With labor talks set to begin soon, Atherton's city manager said he will follow Menlo Park's example and schedule a public...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2013
Last comment by No intimidation, on May 7, 2013 at 5:04 pm | 11 comments | 1523 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac wins 5 statewide awards

The Almanac won five statewide awards in the annual California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, the CNPA announced...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on May 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 1090 Views
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