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WOODSIDE

Woodside horseback vaulters win national competition; now on to world championship

Woodside happens to be the home of two internationally competitive athletic teams: the Woodside Vaulters and Pacific Coast...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by Susan Frankel, on Aug 11, 2014 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 2211 Views

MENLO PARK

FIRE STATION on Oak Grove Avenue

I've read in the newspaper that the Fire District may have to close their Downtown Fire Station #6 located on Oak Grove Avenue,...

Original post made by Jim on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 11, 2014 at 4:07 pm | 5 comments | 350 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council holds special meeting on how to write initiative ballot argument

With the Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight (Aug. 6) to clarify who will write...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 1677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley caller spots suspicious person; deputies arrest man on burglary charges

Sheriff's Office deputies, responding to a suspicious-person 911 call from a Portola Valley resident on Aug. 7 at 7:40 a.m.,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 4 comments | 1288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook holds game day with kids

Facebook summer interns took a short break from their computers for the company's first intern game day during the afternoon...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2014
Last comment by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services, on Aug 11, 2014 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside singer releases single from album

Sixteen-year-old Julia Belanoff of Woodside has just released "Goodnight San Francisco," the first single from her upcoming...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Valerie Milburn, on Aug 10, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 1218 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Menlo Park seeks views of downtown business owners

The city of Menlo Park is trying to make communication a two-way street, but so far the response from downtown business owners...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by George, on Aug 10, 2014 at 5:23 pm | 2 comments | 219 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District electioneering

In past elections the District has engaged in activities which I consider to have been "electioneering".http://almanacnews.com/square/2012/10/19/sequoia-healthcare-district-brochure...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 10, 2014
There are no comments yet. 138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Democrats likely to lose the Senate in the 2014 Mid-Terms

Mid-term elections are more a referendum on the President than on the candidates for House or Senate. President Obama's 44...

Original post made by Mid Term Election Watch on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Aug 10, 2014 at 3:13 pm | 11 comments | 445 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Obama Has piled up over $7 Trillon in Debt

President Obama has been in office for 2,022 days and has 900 days remaining in his term. So far he has increased the national...

Original post made by Fed Busters! on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Hawk led, on Aug 10, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 15 comments | 417 Views

MENLO PARK

Pet of the week

Meet Kelly, a large, 9-month-old female rabbit available for adoption at the Peninsula Humane Society's Center for Compassion...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Aug 9, 2014 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 396 Views

WOODSIDE

Reporter's Notebook: Respect for the cows and the horses, but the pigs? No.

Respect seemed the order of the day at the junior rodeo in Woodside. If the cows and horses were stressed, they weren't...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:39 pm | 2 comments | 1126 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 2923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Cline, Combs pull papers for council race

Two people so far have pulled papers to potentially run for the Menlo Park City Council this year: incumbent Rich Cline and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by Gimme A Break, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:05 pm | 16 comments | 1547 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

RCSD defends itself against Charter invasion

In an earlier topic(Charter schools and teacher unions) http://almanacnews.com/square/2014/06/18/charter-schools-and-teacher-unions...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 8, 2014
There are no comments yet. 212 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Victorian Days return to history museum

Re-enactors will portray well-to-do Peninsula residents of the past, gossiping about neighbors and discussing fashion of...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Lanza appoints himself as King of Menlo Park

Lanza "said Save Menlo is putting together a slate of candidates to run for three council seats in the November election." Will...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 8, 2014 at 10:19 am | 13 comments | 672 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Rob Fischer's plans to renovate the historic BBC in Menlo Park into a three-floor restaurant are moving along; he requested...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by easong, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 8 comments | 2557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge pleads not guilty to drunken driving

A San Mateo County judge pleaded not guilty in a Redwood City courtroom Tuesday (Aug. 5) to a misdemeanor charge of driving...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 7, 2014 at 8:01 pm | 10 comments | 1585 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Worker killed, another injured when driver veers off U.S. 101

A highway worker was killed and another injured when a driver veered off U.S. 101 in Redwood City on Tuesday morning...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Crystal Sanchez, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:22 am | 8 comments | 2764 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 6 comments | 3,397 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 20 comments | 2,595 views

Go Giants! Next Stop: World Series!
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,930 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 41 comments | 1,889 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 14 comments | 594 views