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MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor election will be voided

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today that the election of mayor and vice mayor two days ago...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 101 comments | 4885 Views

MENLO PARK

Suspect, 70, leads manager on low-speed chase

Kenji Hamasalui returned to the scene of the crime when he strolled into Village Stationers on Sunday afternoon, according...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 4, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 4884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Making streets safe for kids walking to school

A mother's anger and the tempest that ensued over a recent incident involving a Menlo Park police officer's decision to help...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well...let's see now..., on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 4884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Charity Horse Show this weekend

More than 600 of the West Coast's top equestrians are taking part in the 43rd Menlo Charity Horse Show, running from Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 9, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 4884 Views

AROUND TOWN

Substantial traffic delays expected with Obama visit

President Obama's visit to Palo Alto Wednesday (April 20) is expected to cause traffic delays and limit access to homes and...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2011
Last comment by al norte sm, on Apr 20, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 6 comments | 4883 Views

MENLO PARK

'Grandmother' gives 'grandson' scammer a piece of her mind

A would-be confidence man tried the grandson-impersonation scheme on Menlo Park travel consultant Carolyn Bakar with an early...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2014
Last comment by fwiw, on Aug 21, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 14 comments | 4882 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 4882 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park elections: campaign finance reports

Here are links to campaign finance reports (PDF documents) for the Nov. 4, 2014, Menlo Park elections. They cover the period...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 9, 2014 at 2:31 pm | 23 comments | 4881 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased traffic patrol nets at least 200 drivers in Menlo Park and Redwood City

Even with police publicizing stepped-up traffic patrols on Wednesday, at least 200 drivers got tickets in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 4881 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: An 'almost-ran' explains his change of heart

It's been a while since I've posted on my Almanac blog. One reason was that I was seriously considering running for City...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Sep 11, 2014 at 3:11 pm | 7 comments | 4880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district plans new school in 'Menlo Park area'

Enrollment projections for Menlo-Atherton High School show a 31 percent increase by the 2020-21 school year. That number...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
Last comment by North Fair Oaks should not be divided, on Jan 17, 2014 at 9:37 am | 3 comments | 4879 Views

WOODSIDE

Glass bridge for Woodside residents: one day a Woodside landmark

From the CitizensofWoodside.com blog: "It is amoosing to note that the Town architectural review board told renowned...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4879 Views

SPORTS

M-A Beats Menlo 5-0 in Shutout

After returning from Spring Break, M- A Varsity Softball came on strong with a 5-0 shut out of Menlo School. M-A improved...

Original post made by Rick Vujovich on Apr. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4876 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Jason Picetti dies after four-year battle with ALS

Jason Picetti, who taught math at La Entrada School in Menlo Park until illness forced him to retire, died peacefully early...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Galvin Family, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 6 comments | 4875 Views

AROUND TOWN

A look at the sleek, new San Mateo County jail

The aesthetics of the new county jail -- the colors on the walls of community spaces, sleek furniture, abundant natural light,...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2016
Last comment by Joe arpaio, on Mar 10, 2016 at 2:13 pm | 3 comments | 4875 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Monday seminar: Sea level challenges in San Mateo County

As the climate changes, the coastline of San Mateo County may change as well. Assemblyman Rich Gordon and county Supervisor...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Steve Case, on Dec 5, 2013 at 1:07 am | 1 comment | 4874 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 4873 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 | 4873 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Measure T passes by big margin

After Measure Tpassed with a 65.5-percent "yes" vote Tuesday night, developer David Bohannon said he'll be happy to swap...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by B. A. Baracus, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 4871 Views

MENLO PARK

The Mix yogurt shop closes in Menlo Park

The Mix, a frozen yogurt "treatery" located at 3536 Alameda de las Pulgas in West Menlo Park, is closing Friday, Oct. 19....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nate McKitterick, on Oct 19, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 12 comments | 4871 Views
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