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PORTOLA VALLEY

AYSO leaders retire after years of service

Local registration for American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is taking place this year without the leadership of three...

Original post made on May. 21, 2015
Last comment by jane Yates, on May 21, 2015 at 11:35 am | 2 comments | 360 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice: Time to vote for your favorites

Almanac readers are a discerning lot, and that's why we turn to their expertise every summer as we search for their favorites...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by e.L. Travers, on May 20, 2015 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

WOODSIDE

Residents evacuate neighborhood for annual wildland fire drill

Had there been a real wildfire along Old La Honda Road in Woodside on Saturday morning, May 16, firefighters might have seen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Kip, on May 20, 2015 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 1226 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

UC admission rates for CA residents drastically declined

Where's the college admission blog when you're looking for it. I came across the following stats today that seemed worth...

Original post made by HS Mom on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 20, 2015 at 9:40 am | 21 comments | 1972 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: $3,500 bike stolen from Menlo Park garage

A stereo was taken from an unlocked car and sunglasses from a locked car, while an expensive bike vanished from a garage...

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by parent, on May 19, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2353 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Workshop on Cal Water drought plan

Cal Water will hold a public workshop on its proposed drought restrictions and ways customers can reduce water use at 6 p.m....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Elaine, on May 19, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 1562 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Breaking News, not

Breaking News is for news which has just broken. Not for stories nearly a day old. btw 1200 people on a CalTrain that...

Original post made by whatever on May. 19, 2015
There are no comments yet. 175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hourly day care center opens in West Menlo Park

Toddle, the West Menlo Park day care center that takes children by the hour as a convenience for busy parents, opened March...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Dinara, on May 18, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2063 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Two downtown Menlo Park projects, public benefit discussions

Two downtown Menlo Park development proposals with different options for public benefits will be discussed during separate...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Allan, on May 18, 2015 at 8:11 pm | 2 comments | 1333 Views

AROUND TOWN

Coroner releases name of man killed by train in Atherton

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has released the name of the man who was struck and killed by a train at the Atherton...

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 18, 2015 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 5168 Views

ATHERTON

Sonora man struck, killed by train at Atherton station

County officials have named a Sonora man as the person who was struck and killed on the Caltrain tracks in Atherton on Sunday....

Original post made on May. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1997 Views

MENLO PARK

State may fine Greenheart committee for campaign finance filing violation

Local developer Greenheart may pay $2,500 for failing to report its non-monetary donation of a telephone survey to the "No...

Original post made on May. 15, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 16, 2015 at 8:50 am | 3 comments | 1628 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Samaritan House try's again

Samaritan House, which sought funding from Sequoia Healthcare District at the April 1, 2015, meeting will be back again at...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 15, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 16 comments | 455 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver testifies in double-fatality DUI trial

Marjorie Reitzell took the stand on Wednesday to testify in her defense, telling the court that she is capable of driving...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on May 15, 2015 at 2:38 pm | 12 comments | 3970 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cal Water answers customer questions about drought measures

California Water Service officials recently sat down with the Almanac to answer questions about their proposed drought plan. Read...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Darshana, on May 15, 2015 at 10:22 am | 7 comments | 3041 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park recreation: Commission supports non-resident surcharge

Those who want to play in Menlo Park, but don't live in the city, should expect to keep paying a 35 percent surcharge to...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ex Menlo Park resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:58 pm | 7 comments | 1540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Corte Madera and Hillview schools win state honors

Two local middle schools, Hillview in Menlo Park and Corte Madera in Portola Valley, have been named Gold Ribbon schools...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on May 14, 2015 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1596 Views

WOODSIDE

Silvia Edwards appointed to Woodside school board

As the school gets ready to begin a major construction project, the governing board of the Woodside Elementary School has...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Ww, on May 14, 2015 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 1531 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Police Calls: A $9,000 pair of earrings is missing in Portola Valley

Earrings, rented chairs and of course, bikes disappear in this week's crime blotter for Portola Valley, Menlo Park and Woodside. Read...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by pogo, on May 14, 2015 at 8:34 am | 4 comments | 2299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Trial underway in double DUI fatality

Nearly two years has passed, but the second-degree murder trial of Marjorie Reitzell is finally underway. The 55-year-old...

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by A Reader, on May 13, 2015 at 7:37 pm | 6 comments | 1972 Views
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