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AROUND TOWN

Festivities for the Fourth

Local communities will celebrate the Fourth of July with old-fashioned family activities, ranging from a pig scramble at...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by MomOf2, on Jul 2, 2013 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside: Bella Vista restaurant closes

The neon martini glass sign is dark. The jukebox in the bar is silent. The Bella Vista restaurant, known by generations for...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Jul 5, 2015 at 3:56 am | 16 comments | 9414 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police urge more vigilance in face of latest overnight thefts

The rash of burglaries in Atherton's Selby Lane neighborhood continues, with three residents calling police to report thefts...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2013
Last comment by JoseG, on Nov 21, 2013 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 20268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Applications for school board seat due Feb. 7

The application deadline for the vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. The school...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 4245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Balloting begins for 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. [http://www.AlmanacNews.com/readers_choice ==B Click here==] to cast...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oi Vey, on Apr 26, 2014 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 4068 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vintage fighting vehicles to be sold in Los Trancos Woods

For those with deep pockets and a deep hunger to own an authentic military fighting vehicle from World War II or the Cold...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hector F, on Jul 9, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 4617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school board rejects Mandarin school proposal

A petition to start a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District was unanimously denied by...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by LC, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:15 pm | 23 comments | 7066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton OKs pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino

Atherton has given the go-ahead for work on a pedestrian-controlled stoplight on El Camino Real at Almendral Avenue, where...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Apr 18, 2015 at 11:38 am | 4 comments | 2702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents protest plans to cut old oak at new school site

Neighbors are protesting the Menlo Park City School District's decision to remove an old oak tree on the campus where they...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2015
Last comment by Judy Horst, on Jul 9, 2015 at 3:26 pm | 12 comments | 4055 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Study: Lyme disease-infected ticks found in 'all kinds of habitats'

A study funded by the Portola Valley-based nonprofit Bay Area Lyme Foundation found the bacteria that cause Lyme disease...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 12, 2015 at 2:10 pm | 7 comments | 2991 Views

MENLO PARK

New book details history of World War I training camp in Menlo Park

Nearly a century ago, thousands of troops would hike up Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park wearing gas masks, testing their preparedness...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2016
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jan 18, 2016 at 1:15 pm | 3 comments | 2523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former county social worker sentenced to nine years for child sex abuse

A former San Mateo County social worker who oversaw the cases of East Palo Alto children was sentenced to nine years in prison...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 1404 Views

WOODSIDE

Winemaker Tom Mudd dies at 65

A celebration of the life of Cinnabar Winery founder and longtime Woodside resident Henry Thomas "Tom" Mudd is set for 5...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by dean chavers, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 5542 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mixed opinions on Webcasting town meetings

Public comment on Webcasting fell something short of a stampede at the March 13 Woodside Town Council meeting. A handful...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by Albert McGilvray, on Nov 3, 2007 at 5:08 am | 1 comment | 3393 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Save Canada College housing

The Woodside Town Council holds the key to a project that will bring much-needed housing to some staff and faculty members...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2008
Last comment by Mr. Clarification, on Feb 27, 2008 at 10:58 am | 2 comments | 2577 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Epidemiology study by Maya Mathur of Woodside nets $35,000 scholarship

Young women are not as knowledgeable as they should be about the human papilloma virus even though they are often involved...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Tira, on Jan 21, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 2224 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts' 'Flavors of the Garden' Saturday

"Flavors of the Garden," a day of food and wine tasting, music, entertainment, and children's activities, will be held from...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Seeing Red, on May 11, 2009 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1823 Views

MENLO PARK

Victims thank firefighters for kindness

Victims of the July 16 Sharon Heights fire in Menlo Park discover, amid their tragedy and loss, the kindness of the strangers...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by Robert Brooks, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 1578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas principal to retire in June

Gerald Traynor, the principal of Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton for the last 10 years, has announced his retirement,...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Another Las Lomitas Parent, on Jan 19, 2010 at 11:08 am | 2 comments | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Halloween celebration at M-A High School

It's the season for treats and, some say, tricks. The leadership class at Menlo-Atherton High School is getting involved...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 28, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1375 Views
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