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Guest opinion: A volunteer's view on the turmoil at Filoli

In response to the turmoil over the recent rollout of Filoli's new volunteer agreement, Heidi Brown, president of the Friends...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Former NE volunteer, on Mar 15, 2015 at 6:48 pm | 18 comments | 3246 Views

MENLO PARK

Ted Viray named postmaster for Menlo, Atherton, Portola Valley

Ted Viray, who took over Feb. 27 as postmaster for Menlo Park, Atherton and Portola Valley, said he is looking at hiring...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by RETIRED POSTAL CARRIER, on Mar 13, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 1767 Views

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Happy Pi Day!

Congratulations Almanac readers. As you read this article, there won't be another "Pi Day" like this for 1,000 years. It's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pot Pie, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1549 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight in Atherton: Forum eyes regional traffic problems

A public forum about innovative ways to deal with regional traffic problems, featuring a speaker from the Grand Boulevard...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by WP, on Mar 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1971 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Airport uses GPS to track ride-sharing services

San Francisco International Airport is using a GPS-based system to track traffic from ride-sharing services such as Lyft...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pirate Cab to the mat, on Mar 17, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 5 comments | 1674 Views

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Belle Haven community garden is growing bigger

Twelve fruit trees and 10 additional garden beds are on the way to the Belle Haven community garden, thanks to an $8,000...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
There are no comments yet. 1819 Views

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Ireland revisited: Much has changed, but country's beauty and friendliness are as satisfying as they were two decades ago

More than two decades ago Dan and I spent part of our honeymoon in Mrs. Murphy's B&B in the Irish village of Macroom, where...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Darrell Batchelder, on Mar 17, 2015 at 9:29 am | 1 comment | 1791 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Lavorato wins Positive Coaching Alliance award

Sacred Heart Prep football coach Pete Lavorato has won Positive Coaching Alliance's coveted Double-Goal Coach Award presented...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by SHP parent, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1219 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Man found not guilty of assault on officer

A jury delivered a "not guilty" verdict in the case of a 65-year-old Menlo Park man charged with backing a pickup truck into...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by Romin, on Mar 21, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 8 comments | 1888 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Little opposition to recording license plate data

In the second of two forums to gauge community sentiment in Portola Valley on whether to mount license-plate reading cameras...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by David B, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1346 Views

MENLO PARK

Man, 89, struck by car on Stowe Lane at Alpine Road

An 89-year-old man from British Columbia who was visiting his son in Stanford Weekend Acres found himself entering Stanford...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by reckless driver, on Mar 17, 2015 at 11:16 pm | 6 comments | 2213 Views

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Editorial: New leadership needed at Filoli

Unanswered questions about controversial decisions affecting some 1,500 volunteers at the historic Filoli estate continue...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Mar 22, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 24 comments | 3152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Iberia restaurant plans to move at year-end

By year-end, it will be off to a new, out-of-town home for Iberia, the popular Spanish restaurant on Alma Street in Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 17, 2015 at 9:50 pm | 21 comments | 4441 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton to ink deal with civic center architect

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to approve tonight an initial contract with WRNS Studios, the architectural firm that...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Mar 19, 2015 at 7:09 am | 2 comments | 957 Views

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Caltrans delays, but won't stop, spraying

For the second week in a row, the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) at the last minute on March 10 postponed...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2015
Last comment by Patty Mayall, on Mar 18, 2015 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 586 Views

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Complaint about creekside spraying draws quick response in Menlo Park

Sometimes local government does work. Menlo Park responded this week to a motorist's report of seeing herbicide spraying...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Michelle Daher, on Mar 20, 2015 at 9:29 am | 7 comments | 2834 Views

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Caltrans cancels second herbicide spray date on Highway 84

The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans), which had said it would spray herbicides along Highway 84 west of...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 17, 2015 at 1:08 pm | 5 comments | 1635 Views

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State sets new water restrictions for urban areas

California's State Water Resources Control Board voted unanimously Tuesday to impose new mandatory restrictions on urban...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 19, 2015 at 4:51 pm | 3 comments | 1160 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, on Mar 29, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 43 comments | 3308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy warns Woodside drivers to be more careful near school

An email sent March 19 to parents at Woodside Elementary School by San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Ron DeRespini warns...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1490 Views
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