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PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Stoplights not best option for Ladera

County supervisors did the right thing July 10 when they put the brakes on a Department of Public Works recommendation to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Margaret, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 1195 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Beating the drums for jazz

Most of us forever remember the magical moment when a great passion ignites. For Jon Krosnick, the magic occurred in 1972,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Erskine, on Jul 25, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1397 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Struck strikes gold and bronze while rowing in Mexico

Sacred Heart Prep senior Danni Struck of Portola Valley will have some interesting stories to tell when she returns to school...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dupi, on Jul 25, 2012 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 1387 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside agrees to raise fees gradually

Applicants with remodeling and building projects in Woodside will pay more for Town Hall's review of their projects in coming...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Just a thought, on Jul 25, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1452 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Leslie Lambert talks of life after brain injury

On waking up in the morning, those of us in normal good health have abilities that are all but instinctual: knowing how to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by KC, on Jul 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

MENLO PARK

Five residential burglaries in Menlo Park

==B Police calls:== Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by menlomom, on Jul 27, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 1175 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could Electronic Monitoring Program for Pre-Trial detainees save tax payers money? Of course it could! Sheriff Greg Munks won't let that happen.

http://www.sanmateocourt.org/documents/grand_jury/2011/emp.pdf San Mateo County probation department uses Electronic Monitoring Santa...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 995 Views

MENLO PARK

Good Samaritan rescues purse

It could have been a very costly trip to Safeway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11744&e=y...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's asks, 'Who are we?'

"The overriding goal of Future Search was to expand the circle of committed and engaged stakeholders who are going to work...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by UNO, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 1656 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Ruby Sparks'

"Ruby Sparks" proves it's something special by being unafraid to follow its premise to a dark place, the dream turning into...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 6434 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1124 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 | 1134 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 | 1032 Views

MENLO PARK

New renderings of El Camino housing project

Developer Matt Matteson told the Almanac that it was important to actually build the BMR units instead of paying in-lieu...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$3.2 million granted for Caltrain upgrade

Caltrain's goal of "faster, quieter, more frequent service" using electric trains instead of diesel got another step closer...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1032 Views

ATHERTON

Term Limits Petition on Athertonians Web Site

I have drafted a petition which I have sent to contacts in Atherton. Colleen Anderson had it posted on the Athertonians web...

Original post made by Anne McNertney on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 1098 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air alert for the region for Friday. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by chevron, on Aug 10, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 946 Views

WOODSIDE

Town of Woodside shuts down popular Farmers' MArket

Michelle Obama got her farmers' market. The city of Los Angeles is working on an ordinance to allow for residential front...

Original post made by Laura Diamondstone on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Naz Saeed, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

MENLO PARK

International Hunter Derby winner in Atherton

John French, a horse trainer in Woodside, won the $10,000 International Hunter Derby on Aug. 9 during the Menlo Charity Horse...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 12, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Student designs, paints mural at local school

Belle Haven School will have a bright new addition to its campus this fall, thanks to Menlo-Atherton High School student...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by Aimee Yan, on Aug 13, 2012 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 1241 Views
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