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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school board says time isn't right to add Mandarin immersion

A standing-room-only crowd of parents and proponents of starting a Mandarin immersion program in the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2014
Last comment by Rich, on May 8, 2014 at 12:51 am | 11 comments | 3681 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council approves animal control shelter funding -- for now

While the county's request that Menlo Park help pay for a new animal control facility finally got approved by the City Council...

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 7, 2014 at 6:14 pm | 2 comments | 1506 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

bike to school day is today!

I just found out that today is Bike To School Day in San Mateo County. Why wasn't this publicized in the media? I think encouraging...

Original post made by resident on May. 7, 2014
There are no comments yet. 412 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Fire drill interrupted by out-of-control dump truck

The wildfire drill getting underway at Ford Field in Portola Valley had an unplanned interruption shortly before 10:30 a.m....

Original post made on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by janet, on May 7, 2014 at 12:36 pm | 2 comments | 2952 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Board hikes sewer rates 9%

Sewer rates for homes and businesses served by the West Bay Sanitary District will be rising by 9 percent starting July 1. Read...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by compensation, on May 7, 2014 at 8:41 am | 5 comments | 1988 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Woodside man's yacht slowly sails across dry land to dock at Pete's Harbor

The 73-foot yacht built by Woodside resident Jerry Ellis that was temporarily stranded at Sand Hill and Whiskey Hill roads...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2009
Last comment by agz, on May 6, 2014 at 6:07 pm | 10 comments | 2271 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries

<B>Frank Waters Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5652 posted Wednesday, February 6,...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2009
Last comment by AGZ, on May 6, 2014 at 5:34 pm | 2 comments | 2071 Views

WOODSIDE

Hooray, it's May

Woodside's 92nd annual May Day celebration was a lot like the previous 91, and that's exactly the way the town likes it --...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Darrell Batchelder, on May 6, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1202 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County Supervisor Horsley loves taxes!

Don Horsley has never seen a tax he didn't like. Today, it's the $300,000,000 MROSD Bond measure(AA). Don is a signatory...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Salary, on May 6, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 489 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Women's network helps low-income moms

The Women's Achievement Network and Development Alliance (WANDA), which aims to increase the economic self-sufficiency of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kay, on May 6, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1194 Views

AROUND TOWN

A call to the Almanac

Good morning, Mr. Gibboney. This is your wake-up call. Your paper has recently noted voters don't have much choice in...

Original post made by Hotel Operator on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 5, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 387 Views

AROUND TOWN

POSITION PAPER BY MICHAEL G. STOGNER, CANDIATE FOR SUPERVISOR

There are many comments on these blogs about which party I'm affiliated with.  I'm proud to be endorsed by the Libertarian...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Curious, on May 5, 2014 at 6:56 am | 11 comments | 1449 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes to raise fees, touches on nonresident surcharge

The usual process of increasing fees for city services each year in Menlo Park goes like this: Staff compiles a new list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Greg, on May 4, 2014 at 10:58 pm | 33 comments | 4463 Views

MENLO PARK

Bikes stolen from bike rack near Menlo Park Library

Bikes are being stolen from a bike rack near Alma Street alongside the Menlo Park Library in the Civic Center. A sign posted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 2, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 10 comments | 2943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside's May Day festivities set for Saturday

In the spirit of its "Hometown Hero" theme, Woodside's 92nd annual May Day parade grand marshal Elianne Frenkel-Popell will...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Tonia Hurst, on May 2, 2014 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 1887 Views

MENLO PARK

First 8 PM Sunset in 2014 tonight

Menlo Park will have the first sunset of 2014 at 8 PM tonight. For the next 106 nights the sun will set at 8 PM or later....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on May 2, 2014 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 634 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Forum invites comments on specific plan

I am a 30-year resident of central Menlo Park who shares my community's strong interest in the future well-being of our city,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on May 2, 2014 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 310 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV Turn Off Week

Celebrate TV Turn Off Week/Ditch Your Device Week at the Atherton Library. Saturday, May 3, 10 am to 5 pm- Free Comic...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by one exception?, on May 2, 2014 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 232 Views

MENLO PARK

Workshop on improving travel on El Camino Real

On Wednesday night, a community workshop kicks off Menlo Park's study of potential transportation and safety improvements...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Paul, on May 2, 2014 at 7:28 am | 2 comments | 713 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley committee has big ambitions for Hawthorns estate

The Portola Valley Nature and Science Committee has ideas about a 79-acre estate with a rundown mansion, a rundown garage,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Spammy, on May 1, 2014 at 7:14 pm | 3 comments | 1758 Views
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