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Editorial: Supervisors make bad call on elections

San Mateo County's one-of-a-kind system of electing supervisors by a countywide vote will continue indefinitely following...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 2 comments | 1549 Views

MENLO PARK

Treasury candidates digging into own wallets

In the runoff election for the office of San Mateo County treasurer/tax collector, both candidates have lent themselves...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2010
Last comment by The sign snatcher, on Nov 1, 2010 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 1491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Be on the alert for fat -- the kind that blocks sewer lines

With the holidays upon us, regional water quality experts want Bay Area residents to be on the alert for fat. Not the kind...

Original post made by Julie Weiss on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 13, 2006 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 3467 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1761 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Compromise reached on Parker Ave. lots

Rules that significantly limited house size on Atherton's Parker Avenue have divided residents of that street for years,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Sep 22, 2010 at 8:47 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tornado warning expires; no damage reported

A tornado warning for San Mateo County issued by the National Weather Service expired at 11:30 a.m. with no report of damage,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by B.N., on Mar 18, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1698 Views

AROUND TOWN

A fresh perspective on anonymous postings

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 1114 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge denies bail for psychiatrist accused of molesting boys and faking dementia

A San Mateo County judge Wednesday denied bail for an 80-year-old former psychiatrist accused of molesting boys during...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Poster , on Aug 8, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1543 Views

MENLO PARK

It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Feb 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 1521 Views

AROUND TOWN

Monday: Spare-the-air alert issued

The first Spare the Air alert of the winter season has been issued for Monday by the Bay Area Air Quality Management...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2013
Last comment by about time, on Nov 24, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 4819 Views

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Portola Valley schools leader on her way to White House technology conference

The superintendent of the Portola Valley School District, Lisa Gonzales has a very important meeting on her calendar this...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2014
Last comment by member, on Nov 18, 2014 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2337 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'An American Miracle': Woodside Priory celebrates founding 50 years ago

"An American miracle" is what Father Egon Javor calls the success of Woodside Priory School, founded on land in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Barry Wright, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:43 pm | 1 comment | 3068 Views

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Rotary marks 10 years of tutoring

Menlo Park club members teach reading to third-graders at Garfield School Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6509...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Ken, on Jul 8, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

MENLO PARK

Photographer wins Global Health Council contest

Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman has won this year's photography contest held by the Global Health Council, an alliance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Avi, on May 13, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1731 Views

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How 'green' is planned new gym?

With City Council members touting Menlo Park's commitment to environmentally sound practices, how "green" will the city's...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 28, 2009 at 8:11 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

High-speed rail hit with legal setback

A coalition that includes Menlo Park, Atherton and Palo Alto scored a legal victory over the California High Speed Rail Authority...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by UH OH, on Nov 12, 2011 at 6:38 am | 1 comment | 2214 Views

MENLO PARK

Meet Dave Bragg Council Candidate

I will be at Crepes Cafe tomorrow (Friday) 10am-11am, 1195 Merrill Street Menlo Park, CA. To field any questions about my...

Original post made by Dave Bragg- Business Owner/City Council Candidate on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by steve4menlo, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 1279 Views

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Atherton bans vehicle-camping

Atherton's ordinance banning overnight camping in vehicles was finalized on Nov. 20 by a unanimous vote of the City Council....

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2013
Last comment by Conner, on Nov 25, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 7650 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday morning: Unity Bike Ride in Belle Haven

Local cyclists of all ages are invited to attend a "unity" bike ride on Saturday, Oct. 17, starting at the McNeil Family...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Oct 16, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 801 Views

MOVIES

Local filmmaker's work screens at Cinequest Film Festival

It's her shortest narrative film yet — only four and a half minutes long — but Kari Nevil put a lot of her heart...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Kari Nevil, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 13559 Views
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By Stuart Soffer | 36 comments | 1,143 views