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AROUND TOWN

George Baier of Troop 64 achieves Eagle Scout rank at age 12

George Baier of Troop 64 in Portola Valley was recently honored at a Court of Honor for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
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OTHER TOPICS

Body found in covered pool in Hoover Park

A decomposing body was found Thursday in a Redwood City public swimming pool that had been covered since July, police said....

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2009
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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council struggling to 'go green'

Menlo Park's City Council has talked a good game about being green, but recent decisions raise questions about whether they...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by long time here, on Nov 7, 2009 at 10:36 am | 7 comments | 1721 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sudden oak death test results are in

Last April, residents of Portola Valley and Woodside went out and collected samples to test for sudden oak death (SOD),...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Nov 6, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 1780 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Bill Lane turns 90 and is still going strong

==I Bill Lane's birthday is on Saturday, Nov. 7 -- not Friday. The editor regrets the error.== Former Sunset publisher,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Ghizela Tamas, on Nov 5, 2009 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 1981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Missing Menlo Park man is found

Paul McAdoo, an 86-year-old Menlo Park man who has been missing for nearly three weeks, was located at around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Care, on Nov 5, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 1300 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Friday: Event to focus on high-speed-rail outreach

Peninsula residents concerned about California's proposed high-speed-rail system will have an opportunity Friday (Nov. 6)...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 5, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1396 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why have I been so outspoken on Fire District election

I have been asked why, as a retiring Director not standing for reelection, I have been so outspoken on the unionís activities...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 2, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 5, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 3 comments | 1526 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton Library needs your input

The San Mateo County Library is leading an effort to understand the current and future needs regarding the Atherton Library....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 5, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent disputes drop-out number; The Almanac responds

In your Oct. 21 editorial, you stated that the Sequoia Union High School District has an "above-average dropout rate." This...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 1958 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter schools big issue in school board race

The candidates for the contentious race for two seats on the high school district board race show potential to reshape the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:04 am | 52 comments | 5029 Views

WOODSIDE

Menlo Park motorcyclist killed

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office Mondday identified a motorcyclist who died after crashing on state Highway...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rice Rocket, on Nov 4, 2009 at 1:24 am | 1 comment | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Firefighter group reports election spending

The Menlo Park firefighters' political action group that endorsed three candidates for three open seats on the local fire...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:46 pm | 21 comments | 1784 Views

ATHERTON

Solution to Drainage Lawsuit about to be Filed

Apparently, the Town of Atherton has a relatively new drainage policy that I just learned about in the context of a courageous...

Original post made by Candle Lighter on Nov. 1, 2009
Last comment by maybe so but, on Nov 3, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 5 comments | 1459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arnie Duncan on California's education system

According to a report from the nonprofit EdSource, Education Secretary Arnie Duncan, in talking in June about $4 billion...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 3, 2009
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MENLO PARK

Firefighter group yet to divulge spending on campaign endorsement effort

Scores of union-sponsored campaign endorsement signs are visible all over the local landscape, but the state-mandated campaign...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 3, 2009 at 2:01 pm | 44 comments | 2823 Views

MENLO PARK

Six candidates welcome fire district challenges

Labor talks are stalled, firefighters are working without a contract, morale is low, and financial concerns are causing capital...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:40 am | 35 comments | 1969 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Students expelled for pot, but no major drug bust at Sacred Heart, school official says

Rumors of a major drug bust at Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton appear unfounded, but two students have been expelled...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 3, 2009 at 11:39 am | 21 comments | 2053 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Children's Program at Atherton Library

"Penguins, Poems and Popcorn" is a special event for children ages 4 and older. Stories and more! Monday, November 9th at...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 3, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Duct Tape Wallet Craft at Atherton Library

Teens and 'Tweens, ages 10-18 can sign up to make a duct tape wallet at the Atherton Library on Thursday, November 5th at...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 3, 2009
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