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AROUND TOWN

Sights of the season

Holiday lights along Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park on Friday, Nov. 28. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/11/29/sights-of-the-season...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2014
Last comment by Memories , on Nov 30, 2014 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments | 2700 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's municipal trailer park on last legs

While Atherton may be known to outsiders as the community with the most expensive real estate in the country, it would be...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by No way more portables, on Apr 30, 2015 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 2741 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighters reach tentative deal with Menlo Park fire district

After seven years of working without a contract, firefighters and the management of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 27, 2015 at 8:55 am | 2 comments | 2440 Views

WOODSIDE

Statement by Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw is a write-in candidate for the Woodside Town Council seat in District 3 in the Nov. 3, 2015, election. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2015
Last comment by Ruth Mina, on Nov 7, 2015 at 9:23 am | 3 comments | 1291 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside's Kate Laubscher to compete on 'Jeopardy' Tuesday

Kate Laubscher of Woodside, a 2014 graduate of Woodside Priory School and a sophomore at Northeastern University in Boston,...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2016
Last comment by fwiw, on Feb 3, 2016 at 2:03 pm | 2 comments | 2686 Views

MENLO PARK

Andy Duncan seeks $500,000 from city to restore theater

Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan says he still plans to restore the historic Park Theatre, but he needs the city's help to...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by John K, on Aug 14, 2007 at 3:49 am | 11 comments | 3007 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Daffodils by the thousands

About 14,000 daffodils live on Village Hill in Woodside, having been planted there by the Woodside Landscape Committee, and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by wild flower, on Mar 18, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2619 Views

ATHERTON

McKeithen, Lewis elected to Atherton City Council

Incumbent Kathy McKeithen and newcomer Elizabeth Lewis were elected Tuesday to four-year terms on the Atherton City Council....

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Wendy Surkis, on Nov 5, 2008 at 4:42 am | 1 comment | 2429 Views

MENLO PARK

City to revisit tricky intersection

The Menlo Park City Council told city staff Jan. 27 to go back to the drawing board to figure out how to improve pedestrian...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by A Simple Solution That Will Be Ignored, on Feb 3, 2009 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 2148 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: The Almanac's fixation with Andy Cohen

There are five City Council members, approximately 52 commissioners and numerous citizen activists in Menlo Park. So why...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Aug 6, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 1536 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ann Wengert named mayor of Portola Valley

Councilwoman Ann Wengert is the new mayor of Portola Valley for the next 12 months. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7399...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2937 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys make tennis history with a title

Members of the Menlo boys' tennis team rush onto the court to congratulate senior Jamin Ball (far right) after his victory...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jeff Healey, on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chief: Fatal Menlo Park fire appears accidental

A fatal fire at a Menlo Park home early Tuesday morning appears to have started accidentally, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1470 Views

AROUND TOWN

No fireworks at Redwood City Fourth

The annual Fourth of July parade and festival in Redwood City will not include a fireworks show this year for the first...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2010
Last comment by A kid who needs fireworks on the 4th, on Jul 3, 2010 at 8:53 am | 3 comments | 1471 Views

ATHERTON

Homeowners: Building department negligent

In the midst of a legal battle with her building contractor, Kimberly Sweidy is also taking on the town of Atherton's building...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Dick Seibert, on Sep 25, 2014 at 11:44 pm | 148 comments | 16748 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts neighborhood fence stays

Good fences make good neighbors, but in Menlo Park, good neighbors make for good fences. The City Council voted 3-2 last...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2010
Last comment by mpnative, on Sep 30, 2010 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1544 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Betty -- and Country Almanac

Betty Fry, who died Dec. 30 in Nevada City, is still making her mark on the Midpeninsula every week, as the local newspaper...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2055 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire chief's new contract reflects economic climate

Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman will continue receiving $191,616 per year through 2016, without...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 6, 2011 at 7:12 am | 65 comments | 4312 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton considers spiffed-up baseball park

The town of Atherton is moving forward cautiously to examine a proposal by the Menlo Park-Atherton Little League to rebuild,...

Original post made on May. 19, 2011
Last comment by collect on delivery, on May 19, 2011 at 12:04 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Sweyer of Woodside Bakery to open 25-seat cafe in Woodside

Woodside has no traffic signals, but Mark Sweyer, co-owner of the Woodside Bakery & Cafe, did get a green light on his plans...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by kevin mariani, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:32 am | 8 comments | 3603 Views
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