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Sunday: Kids, parents invited to Halloween parade

About 300 kids and their parents are expected to participate in a local Halloween parade on Sunday, Oct. 31, says Mara McCain,...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2010
Last comment by Chika, on Oct 24, 2011 at 6:43 am | 3 comments | 2162 Views


$116K raised for school custodian injured in motorcycle accident

The Portola Valley School District community is rallying around one of its own, John Bamber, the custodian at Ormondale School...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2162 Views


Editorial: Time for Portola Valley to adopt fire map

In the last few years, California has been plagued with wildland forest fires, many in populated areas, that have caused...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2160 Views


Portola Valley native takes up house-hunting in wake of storm

Portola Valley native Laura MacMillan, 23, was for a time a displaced person. She still lives in Brooklyn, just not in the...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by bob, on Nov 8, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 2 comments | 2160 Views


Editorial: City should reinstate summary minutes

Until it is important to find out in a hurry what happened at a City Council meeting, the difference between "summary" and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 am | 19 comments | 2159 Views


CFPPC dismisses ridiculuous Peter Carpenter complaint.

Nice to see that the California Fair Political Practices commission has quickly dismissed the complaint that Atherton resident...

Original post made by old timer on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 2159 Views


California High-Speed Rail Authority names chief executive officer

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has hired a seasoned transportation executive and current president of Alstom Transportation...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on May 10, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 2159 Views


Emerald Lake: Another mountain lion spotted

A mountain lion was seen feeding in the Emerald Lake Hills area Monday night - the third such sighting in the area this...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2010
Last comment by Renee F., on Jul 21, 2010 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 2159 Views


Puttin' on the Ritz

It's big. It's bold. It certainly is bodacious. Perhaps the new performing arts center at Menlo-Atherton High School is also...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 15, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 2159 Views


Atherton hopes to name short-term manager soon

Atherton City Council members are scrambling to find a short-term town manager until another interim manager is appointed...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by why even bother, on Oct 21, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 2159 Views


Styrofoam gone on Nov. 1

That might be an exaggeration, but the Menlo Park City Council did pass an ordinance banning the use of polystyrene containers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 2158 Views


Sipping wine for a cause in Menlo Park

Santa Cruz Avenue witnessed an odd sight the afternoon of Saturday, Dec. 5. The toy store, Cheeky Monkey, was filled not...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2015
Last comment by Jym Clendenin, on Dec 9, 2015 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 2158 Views


A swimming success?

Three years after Menlo Park's controversial decision to let a private operator run its public pool, Menlo Swim and Sport...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by Former MP resident, on Oct 6, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 2158 Views


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 | 2158 Views


Menlo Park police: Woman recants allegation of rape

The woman who accused Hayward man of rape in a vehicle in the vicinity of the Dumbarton Bridge in Menlo Park has recanted...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by resident, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:21 pm | 4 comments | 2158 Views


Portola Valley: Fundraising campaign begins for Ford Field

Community fundraising has begun for a $540,000 project to rehabilitate Ford Field, the Little League baseball diamond at...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2012
Last comment by Some perspective, on Apr 15, 2012 at 12:03 am | 2 comments | 2158 Views


Menlo Park man killed by train identified

The San Mateo County Coroner's Office has identified the man killed by a southbound train in Menlo Park on Sunday (Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by Related to deceased, on Sep 15, 2010 at 5:54 am | 6 comments | 2157 Views


Sunday: Tour de Peninsula cycling event

Now in its 22nd year, the Tour de Peninsula cycling event will take place Sunday, Aug. 4. Cycling on the short route of 20...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 2157 Views


Atherton: Assistant city manager resigns

In the wake of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber's resignation, Assistant City Manager Eileen Wilkerson has announced her...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 22 comments | 2157 Views


Saturday: Open house for Filoli volunteers

The many ways to volunteer at Filoli will be discussed at the semi-annual volunteer recruitment open house at 9:30 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Say What??, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 2157 Views
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Local restaurants snag Michelin Bib Gourmand status
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Response to Arguments Against Measure B
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