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ALERT: Menlo Park Small Business Owners and Nonprofits, Apply for New California Grants Immediately Or Be Left Out!

On December 4, 2020, Governor Newsom announced a new $500M grant program to help California Small Businesses and nonprofits...

Original post made by dana hendrickson on Jan. 1, 2021
There are no comments yet. 1026 Views


Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting

I'm a big fan of the holiday lights installed downtown, seen both at Fremont Park and on El Camino Real, near Ravenswood...

Original post made by Observer II on Oct. 18, 2018
There are no comments yet. 1021 Views


Isn't there a mask and glove requirement for all food store employees and deliverers of groceries and meals

All too often I observe grocery store employees, restaurant employees, Instacart and meal delivery folks who handle food...

Original post made by Whatever on May. 7, 2020
There are no comments yet. 1011 Views


Atherton considers reducing ECR to two lanes

"Due to the limited width of El Camino Real in Atherton, reconfiguration of the travel way will be necessary to provide...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 5, 2019
Last comment by MPer, on Nov 6, 2019 at 12:30 pm | 2 comments | 1000 Views


Menlo Gates on Ravenswood and Alma

Kudos to the City of Menlo Park and to the Menlo Park Historical Association for creating the newly constructed MENLO GATES,...

Original post made by Observer II on Mar. 19, 2019
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 19, 2019 at 4:29 pm | 1 comment | 991 Views


Read the full story here posted Thursday, June 7, 2012, 11:19 PM...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 9, 2012 at 7:43 am | 4 comments | 980 Views


SMC e-mail Deletion policy put on hold by Mike Callagy.

The Policy of deletion of e-mails after 90 days was set to go into effect February 1, 2019. Somebody placed the announcement...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 30, 2019
There are no comments yet. 973 Views


Tour de Menlo ride raises funds for scholarships, Almanac Holiday Fund

2018 Tour de Menlo riders helped raise funds for scholarships More than 400 cyclists from all over the Bay Area took...

Original post made by Tom Gibboney on Aug. 21, 2018
Last comment by really?, on Aug 21, 2018 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 970 Views


Artist Open Studio

May 18-19, join 5 artists at Jan Schachter's studio, 10 -5, 190 Golden Hills Drive, off of Westridge Jane Peterman: Ceramic...

Original post made by Jan Schachter on Apr. 28, 2019
There are no comments yet. 969 Views


Fourth of July celebrations return in person to the Peninsula

Events across the Peninsula will be taking place in person this year to mark Independence Day. From concerts to fireworks,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Eric Mills, 22 hours ago | 4 comments | 967 Views


How the Town of Atherton proposes to steal from the residents of the Fire District

The Town Council has no shame! These are just some of their proposals for ways in which Fire District funds could be...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 10, 2019
There are no comments yet. 957 Views


Petition be circulated to Remove Public Benefit Bonus from ECR-NE Low Density zone

Remove Public Benefit Bonus from ECR-NE Low Density zone The ECR NE-L District is located on the east side of El Camino...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2018
There are no comments yet. 955 Views


How dancer, designer and author Kelly Schmutte found the secret to saving ballerina feet

When dancer and designer Kelly Schmutte went to put on her first pair of pointe shoes as a young dancer, it wasn't the beautiful...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2022
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jun 30, 2022 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 954 Views


Menlo-Atherton High School Stay Strong Banner Project

Sophomore Class Advisors at Menlo-Atherton High School, Amelia Kratzer and Susie Wagstaff, created a Stay Strong Banner Project...

Original post made by Amelia Kratzer on Nov. 8, 2020
There are no comments yet. 948 Views


Al fresco forever?

In June of 2020, as it became clear how significantly California's restaurants were going to be impacted by the pandemic...

Original post made on May. 21, 2021
Last comment by Dad of 2, on May 21, 2021 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 935 Views


Wed Sep 19 - Blanket Police Traffic Enforcement

Hello, It's that time of the year. Menlo Park, Atherton and surrounding areas will be blanketed by Police from all over...

Original post made by DC McGlynn on Sep. 16, 2018
There are no comments yet. 930 Views


Share your experience with Peninsula Clean Energy

Dear Almanac readers, I'll be writing a story next month about Peninsula Clean Energy, and am hoping to feature different...

Original post made by Matthew Vollrath on Jul. 9, 2019
There are no comments yet. 913 Views


Contractors contribute $75,000 to bond measure campaign for community college district

The campaign for Measure H, a $564 million bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot for the San Mateo County Community College District,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 18, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 913 Views


State Auditor High Critical (to say the least) report on High Speed Rail

The California State Auditor has just released a very critical report on the High Speed Rail Project and the Authority. One...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 15, 2018
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thank you for dropping the paywall

It shows you care and are responsible to your readers. Thanks!...

Original post made by Leslie on Mar. 16, 2020
There are no comments yet. 904 Views
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