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AROUND TOWN

$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 | 2256 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Guild Theatre closed until further notice

Shut down on Feb. 18, the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park remains closed due to water damage. The staff hopes to reopen on March...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 23, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 6 comments | 2255 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former post office manager faces charges

The post office manager of Menlo College is facing charges of credit card and identification theft after an investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by for the record, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 2255 Views

ATHERTON

Former CFO sues Menlo College

A former chief financial officer of Menlo College filed a lawsuit Monday against the college, claiming he was terminated...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2014
Last comment by RICKY, on Jun 21, 2014 at 11:13 pm | 1 comment | 2255 Views

AROUND TOWN

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. 2254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Outstanding article written in the WSJ by two Stanford Profs

Michael Boskin and John Cogan respectively are professors of economics and public policy at Stanford University. They are...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 3 comments | 2254 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park police plan to add ShotSpotter, surveillance tools

Menlo Park landed on a list no one wants to be on, according to a consultant hired to review the police department's operations....

Original post made on May. 3, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 3, 2013 at 3:24 pm | 2 comments | 2253 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County extends spraying moratorium

San Mateo County will extend a moratorium on spraying herbicides along 315-miles of county-maintained roads until March 13...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on Mar 9, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 2253 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters asked to extend county's 1/2-cent sales tax by 20 years

It's costly for people with average incomes to live in San Mateo County. The median price for a single-family home is $1.25...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 7, 2016 at 4:16 pm | 6 comments | 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ventriloquist show at Atherton Library

Steve Chaney and his trusty sidekick, Cornelius Crowe are appearing at the Atherton Library Monday June 29 at 4 PM. For all...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jun. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Marianne Crowder celebrates 104 years

They came to wish their teacher "Happy Birthday," bringing cards, flowers, even a box of homemade fudge. Marianne Crowder's...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by Jennifer Crowder, on Jul 2, 2010 at 9:45 am | 2 comments | 2253 Views

WOODSIDE

Structures rise for Woodside wedding

The wild creatures that normally inhabit the grassy pasture and scattered trees in the 500 block of Mountain Home Road in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:06 am | 3 comments | 2253 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Another perspective on Stanford funding for trail

The June 29 guest opinion in the Palo Alto Weekly submitted by Stanford's James Sweeney is laden with misleading and selectively...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by WEISMULLER, on Aug 10, 2012 at 11:18 am | 14 comments | 2252 Views

OTHER TOPICS

League of Women Voters provide election info and video links on their website

Go to SmartVoter.org and check out the ballot measures and candidates for the November election. Notable videos include...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2252 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Sequoia Healthcare -- the hospital district that won't die

cTypeface:Bold>Editor's Note:</I></B> Jack Hickey, a member of the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, has for many...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 11, 2012 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 2252 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

North Pole Sees Unprecedented July Cold – Arctic Sees Shortest Summer On Record

Meanwhile we are having record ice expansion in the Antarctic: http://www.climatedepot.com/2013/08/03/unprecedented-july-cold-arctic-sees-shortest-summer-on-record-normally-the-h...

Original post made by Baby its Cold Outside on Aug. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2252 Views

ATHERTON

Little League facilities: Too big for the park?

When Atherton voters overwhelmingly approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Good Call, on Feb 15, 2014 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 2252 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board examines 'achievement gap'

The persistent academic achievement gap among the schools and students in the Sequoia Union High School District is the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Clarification, on Mar 19, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2251 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at knifepoint in Jack Lyle Park

If you go walking after midnight, keep an eye out. Late Wednesday night, two men robbed a third who was strolling through...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by get a clue, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 2251 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Fighting obesity

Portola Valley doctor creates chain of 'wellness centers' Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2016/02/24/fighting-obesity...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2016
Last comment by Lou, on Apr 9, 2016 at 8:48 am | 4 comments | 2251 Views
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