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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: No overnight parking enforcement through Jan. 4

Guests driving in from out of town to celebrate the holidays? They now have a place to park overnight without fear of tickets,...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2014
Last comment by k, on Dec 25, 2014 at 7:53 pm | 5 comments | 3333 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park Presbyterian Church holds walk to raise funds for clean water projects

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church hosts a one-mile walk through Menlo Park on Saturday, July 13, to raise funds for clean...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 3332 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Las Lomitas misses point on kindergarten

The Las Lomitas School District is ignoring a state law that requires all school districts to provide a transitional kindergarten...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Supporter of TK, on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 3332 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Questionable proposal to save Woodcutter's cottage

The article in last week's Almanac about the Chilean woodcutter's cottage is comprehensive and informative. However, the...

Original post made by Bernie Bayuk on May. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3331 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook forges ahead with renovation of new site

Facebook's real estate dealings are a constant feature of news headlines of late. Fresh off the opening of the Gehry building...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 7, 2015 at 7:47 pm | 8 comments | 3330 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: Trying to get in

A tiny neighborhood near Woodside High School is petitioning to be included in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District....

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 5, 2011 at 6:08 am | 45 comments | 3329 Views

WOODSIDE

Illegal removal of heritage trees in Woodside

Or, If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? Recent Almanac articles have documented...

Original post made by I Speak For the Trees on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3328 Views

ATHERTON

Valparaiso roadwork update

The week of March 19 is the new target end-date for Atherton’s repaving project on Valparaiso Avenue, between El Camino Real...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Mar. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3327 Views

WOODSIDE

Narrow roads are Woodside's Gordian knot

The dimensions of a road can mean different things to different people. Consider the seemingly contrary views of local firefighters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 4 comments | 3326 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sequoia board approves $265M bond measure for June ballot

The June 3 ballot will include a bond measure asking voters for $265 million in capital improvement funds for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 3326 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 | 3325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wow! Dow Closes Above 12,000

Market peak means party time. Menlo Park resident Doug McGee, a Senior Vice President at Wachovia Securities in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Doug McGee on Oct. 20, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3323 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council weighs Stanford project review

Debate has raged since Stanford and developer John Arrillaga first proposed building eight acres of mixed-use office space,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2013 at 7:42 pm | 25 comments | 3323 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton changes course on recruiting manager

The Atherton City Council is likely to abandon its plan to have former interim city manager John Danielson conduct the search...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2012
Last comment by Some Guy, on Feb 27, 2012 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 3322 Views

AROUND TOWN

Online tips that are helpful to cyclists

<b>This letter by John Fox of Menlo Park was published in the Jan. 24, 2006, issue of the Almanac.</b> Editor: As one...

Original post made by Infoguy on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 26, 2007 at 8:32 am | 1 comment | 3321 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voters to decide whether to adopt $23 million bond measure for new school in Menlo Park

School board members last night (June 11) agreed with Menlo Park City School District staff that district voters should be...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by Grateful, on Jun 15, 2013 at 2:53 pm | 21 comments | 3319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woman struck and killed on Caltrain tracks

A woman was struck and killed by a train at Caltrain's Redwood City station this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Ally, on Jan 31, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 3317 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Village Church Christmas Celebrations

Woodside Village Church Presents “Plum Pudding Party and Christmas Carols” Back by popular demand, Woodside Village Church...

Original post made by Linda Patrick on Nov. 21, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3316 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Kaygetsu restaurant in Menlo Park has critics raving. What's your view?

The Kaygetsu Japanese restaurant in Sharon Heights Shopping Center in Menlo Park has top food critics raving. Here is a recent...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3316 Views

SPORTS

Local Girls Win First Place in 2007 U.S. Pony Club National Championships

A team of young riders led by Courtney Claunch of Los Altos and Kirstin Hill of Menlo Park captured the first place title...

Original post made by lisa m. krieger on Aug. 19, 2007
Last comment by Susan, on Aug 23, 2007 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 3316 Views
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