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MENLO PARK

Wednesday hearing on Mandarin immersion charter school

A public hearing on the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School's appeal to the San Mateo County Board of Education is set...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by Palo Alto resident, on Jan 6, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 4 comments | 1675 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Spare the Air' issued for Wednesday, sixth straight day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Wednesday. It will be...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2015
Last comment by resident, on Jan 6, 2015 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 756 Views

AROUND TOWN

New Books Preview at the Library

Join library staff as we highlight great new books: intriguing new 2015 releases and hidden gems from 2014, both fiction...

Original post made by Mara Cota on Jan. 5, 2015
Last comment by Mara Cota, Librarian, on Jan 6, 2015 at 2:22 pm | 2 comments | 341 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friday: Spare the Air alert bans wood burning

A winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Friday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District because of poor air...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by MPbreathe, on Jan 4, 2015 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 1222 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today, Sunday are 'Spare the Air' days

A third consecutive winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Sunday, Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2015
Last comment by complaints, on Jan 3, 2015 at 10:04 pm | 3 comments | 1130 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Downtown fire station passes commission review

Menlo Park's downtown fire station is a step closer to undergoing a top to bottom renovation. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/01/02/menlo-park-downtow...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jan 3, 2015 at 11:41 am | 7 comments | 1646 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Clubs provide youth with gift of opportunity

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund help the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/12/24/holiday-fund-clubs-prov...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2015
Last comment by paula w, on Jan 1, 2015 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 389 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook starts developing third Menlo Park campus

Facebook is starting small when it comes to its third Menlo Park campus, located on Constitution Drive near the corner of...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by what's so good about it, on Jan 1, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 6 comments | 5774 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge: City erred in referring to prior allegations of lying when firing police officer

A judge has ruled that the city of Menlo Park should not have mentioned prior allegations of dishonesty on the job when it...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Don't count on it, on Jan 1, 2015 at 6:37 am | 8 comments | 2597 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo Judge Publicly Admonished by Commission on Judicial performance for a DUI

It's quite rare for the California Commission on Judicial Performance to publicly admonish a judge, but they did so in the...

Original post made by Holly L. on Dec. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 218 Views

AROUND TOWN

Probation Dept. Recommends Probation for Deputy SheriffColin Troy Smith, convicted of felony assault

What is wrong with San Mateo County? http://www.smdailyjournal.com/articles/lnews/2014-12-20/former-deputy-gets-90-day-prison-evaluation/1776425135348.html Colin...

Original post made by Holly L. on Dec. 20, 2014
Last comment by Tina Morgado, on Dec 31, 2014 at 2:34 pm | 6 comments | 525 Views

MENLO PARK

Year in review: Tumultuous year for Menlo Park

It will be a long time before anyone in Menlo Park forgets Measure M. Elections in recent years had seemed less divided between...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gern, on Dec 31, 2014 at 1:20 pm | 3 comments | 421 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sen. Jerry Hill introduces bill requiring DUI offenders to use 'ignition interlocks'

First-time DUI offenders would be required to install "ignition interlock devices" in their cars that will test their breath...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:51 pm | 8 comments | 4365 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Year in review: Elementary school districts get ready for growth

In 2014 local school districts continued to deal with two problems that have plagued them for the past several years: burgeoning...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by mark gilles, on Dec 31, 2014 at 12:03 pm | 1 comment | 2069 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac Holiday Fund misinformation

I have posted this before, to no avail.http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2011/11/23/holiday-fund-st-anthonys-helps-its-neighbors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 31, 2014
There are no comments yet. 161 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Rancho Palos Verdes rescinds Widmer's city manager job offer

In the end, Bill Widmer didn't have to decide if he was going to resign from his seat on the Atherton City Council to take...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 31, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Searsville Dam debate continues

The Almanac recently published two guest opinion pieces about the future of Stanford University's Searsville Dam. I was heartened...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by Matt Stoecker, on Dec 31, 2014 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another 'Spare the Air' day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Spare the Air alert for today. Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/news/2014/12/29/another-spare-the-air-day...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 30, 2014 at 8:20 pm | 7 comments | 1772 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College Coach and Cop's Twitter Rampage

San Jose cop Phillip White is the assistant basketball coach for Menlo College in Atherton. Here's what he had to say...

Original post made by Ouch on Dec. 14, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 30, 2014 at 8:10 pm | 30 comments | 1735 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Thief makes off with electric wheelchair

Thieves purloined a wheelchair, greeting cards and a customized clock in this week's crime reports for Menlo Park and Atherton. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Dec 30, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 2 comments | 1902 Views
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