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PORTOLA VALLEY

Atherton teen honored for efforts 'to make a lasting impact'

High school senior Jessica Bird's volunteer work to combat sex-trafficking worldwide, an effort she began while on a church...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2014
Last comment by Renee, on Apr 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 4002 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge delays trial in defamation lawsuit

Will nine months be enough time to settle a defamation lawsuit revolving around campaign sign shenanigans? The defendants,...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Perry Mason, on Apr 16, 2014 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 845 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Two win 2014 environmental awards

Menlo Park bestowed two Environmental Quality Awards this year, one to a resident, and another to a business. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:08 pm | 1 comment | 1702 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Emergency response exercise at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park

Emergency response teams and community volunteers, in cooperation with the county and Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 1104 Views

MENLO PARK

Monday: Menlo Park school district to discuss principles and new funding

Menlo Park City School District will meet on April 21 to discuss guiding principles and a new school funding model. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 18, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2336 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Herb Wong, jazz icon and educator, dies at 88

Easter Sunday this year saw the passing of Herb Wong, a long-time Menlo Park resident renowned internationally as a jazz...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 3242 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside High student sold marijuana-laced treats to fellow students

A 15-year-old student has been disciplined after school authorities learned that she had sold marijuana-laced Rice Krispies...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 21, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 1 comment | 1880 Views

SPORTS

Rugby on wheels

The squeal of metal against metal, the smack of rubber against flesh: Murder was in the air as Kentucky hosted the national...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2014
Last comment by Aggie, on Apr 23, 2014 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 954 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 | 2878 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside studies home design guidelines

The Town Council will meet for a 90-minute study session with the ASRB at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, in Independence Hall...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Coup de etat of Council and Staff averted, on Apr 29, 2014 at 9:33 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

WOODSIDE

Forty-five cars may compete in Woodside soapbox derby Sunday

The second annual Woodside Soapbox Derby takes place Sunday, May 4, in the parking lot of Independence Hall at 2955 Woodside...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 1, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2897 Views

AROUND TOWN

TV Turn Off Week

Celebrate TV Turn Off Week/Ditch Your Device Week at the Atherton Library. Saturday, May 3, 10 am to 5 pm- Free Comic...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by one exception?, on May 2, 2014 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 302 Views

MENLO PARK

First 8 PM Sunset in 2014 tonight

Menlo Park will have the first sunset of 2014 at 8 PM tonight. For the next 106 nights the sun will set at 8 PM or later....

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on May 2, 2014 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 806 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Forum invites comments on specific plan

I am a 30-year resident of central Menlo Park who shares my community's strong interest in the future well-being of our city,...

Original post made on May. 2, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiņa, on May 2, 2014 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Women's network helps low-income moms

The Women's Achievement Network and Development Alliance (WANDA), which aims to increase the economic self-sufficiency of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kay, on May 6, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1325 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County Supervisor Horsley loves taxes!

Don Horsley has never seen a tax he didn't like. Today, it's the $300,000,000 MROSD Bond measure(AA). Don is a signatory...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Salary, on May 6, 2014 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 623 Views

WOODSIDE

Hooray, it's May

Woodside's 92nd annual May Day celebration was a lot like the previous 91, and that's exactly the way the town likes it --...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Darrell Batchelder, on May 6, 2014 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans Fraud Allegations not going away.

Tonight NBC 11 We Investigate at 11PM Looks like another employee has come forward, how many will it take? http://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/SamTrans-Faces-Forensic-Audit-a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 8, 2014 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 346 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Passenger seat stolen from car in Woodside

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Ladera, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/05/08/police-calls-passenger-seat-st...

Original post made on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 8, 2014 at 6:48 pm | 1 comment | 2410 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park planning commissioners selected

A new face has joined the return of a familiar one on the Menlo Park Planning Commission. The City Council has reappointed...

Original post made on May. 11, 2014
Last comment by Good News, on May 11, 2014 at 7:28 am | 1 comment | 1370 Views
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