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ATHERTON

Atherton police consult FBI on vandalism targeting wealthy

The Atherton Police Department is reviewing material on security cameras made available by residents and consulting with...

Original post made on Feb. 21, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD/Atherton resident, on Nov 17, 2016 at 11:57 pm | 23 comments | 11603 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Grand opening party for new Menlo Park furniture store

ANTHEM Home, a new home furnishings store at 889 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park, is holding a grand opening party...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Park Mama, on Sep 8, 2017 at 9:19 am | 1 comment | 11594 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park district will apply for waiver to reopen public schools

The Menlo Park City School District will apply to California's waiver program in order to reopen elementary schools to kindergarteners...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Sep 14, 2020 at 5:15 pm | 10 comments | 11589 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters deserve high pay, chief says

Firefighters, says Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman, deserve to be well paid. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2017
Last comment by Zephyrab, on Apr 18, 2017 at 2:32 pm | 21 comments | 11588 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Mixed feelings' as young students return to campus in the Menlo Park school district

Oak Knoll Elementary students on Monday sprawled in front of lap desks on yoga mats placed next to colorful dots 6 feet apart....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2020
Last comment by parent, on Oct 2, 2020 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 11582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man with semi-automatic weapon protests on Sand Hill

==B Update:== There's a man with a gun over there, and what he wants ain't exactly clear. "There" is in the 2800 block of...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Marshall, on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:21 am | 9 comments | 11575 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city manager plans to leave for Ventura

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre told The Almanac today (Sept. 24) that he has given notice of resignation to the City...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett, on Sep 26, 2018 at 6:17 pm | 21 comments | 11558 Views

MENLO PARK

Sea level rise could cost area billions, countywide study finds

By 2100, the sea water that surrounds the San Francisco Peninsula is expected to rise anywhere from 17 to 66 inches, according...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2018
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Apr 19, 2018 at 2:25 pm | 12 comments | 11557 Views

MENLO PARK

After 28 years, Menlo Park's favorite place for pet supplies and friendly advice is closing down

Come July, Menlo Park's four-legged residents will lose out on a favorite spot to score free treats and those who care for...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2020
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 19, 2020 at 12:44 pm | 21 comments | 11557 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district sets meetings on building school

Whether the $23 million bond measure on Nov. 5 the election ballot passes or fails, the Menlo Park City School District has...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Katie Ferrick, on Nov 5, 2013 at 12:05 am | 10 comments | 11553 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Ruby Sparks'

"Ruby Sparks" proves it's something special by being unafraid to follow its premise to a dark place, the dream turning into...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 11551 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should the YMCA be allowed to log Camp Jones Gulch in perpetuity, without further public review?

To manage fire hazards and gain some income, the YMCA has applied to the California Division of Forestry (CDF) for a timber...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by Robyn Pierce, on Dec 12, 2006 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments | 11523 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

County plans fresh look at Mandarin charter school in Menlo Park district

Once again a crowd packed a hearing room to listen and speak about the Mandarin immersion charter school that has been proposed...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by palo alto resident, on Jan 11, 2015 at 7:37 pm | 11 comments | 11520 Views

WOODSIDE

Shirley Temple Black dies at her home in Woodside

Shirley Temple Black died Monday night at her home in Woodside. She was 85. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/02/11/shirley-temple-black-dies-at-her-ho...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by roc, on Feb 12, 2014 at 8:54 am | 6 comments | 11514 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Sep 1, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 27 comments | 11514 Views

ATHERTON

Glimpse of history: Flood estate artifacts offer a look into the past

Passersby who happen to pause to peer through the opening in the fence fronting Marion and Bob Oster's property in the Lindenwood...

Original post made on May. 10, 2018
Last comment by Calypso41, on May 10, 2018 at 6:59 pm | 4 comments | 11513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mark Box resigns from school board

The superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District is recommending that the school board avoid a costly election and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2011
Last comment by Not our MPCSD, on Jun 3, 2011 at 12:52 pm | 29 comments | 11511 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College Continues Losing Ways! Why?

Dear President Haight, As a mother of three children and working a full time job I look forward to coming to my Son's...

Original post made by Nancy on Oct. 4, 2009
Last comment by [email protected], on Oct 6, 2009 at 11:52 am | 121 comments | 11506 Views

WOODSIDE

Friendly persuasion

If films and TV shows about the Old West are any guide, cowboys and ranchers back then persuaded a horse to perform on command...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2013
Last comment by Holly W, on Dec 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 27 comments | 11497 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police investigating possible homicide

Menlo Park police are investigating a possible homicide after a woman was found dead in a house in the 900 block of Valparaiso...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2018
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 14, 2018 at 9:56 am | 10 comments | 11496 Views
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