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AROUND TOWN

Living with coyotes in Almanac country

Missing cat posters are a common sight in some parts of Woodside, where cats disappear on a regular basis. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Cat Owner, on May 6, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1905 Views

ATHERTON

Las Lomitas offers transitional kindergarten

For the first time, the Las Lomitas School District is offering a transitional kindergarten program called "Young Fives,"...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1905 Views

WOODSIDE

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen early Monday morning (Aug. 1) in Woodside, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2011
Last comment by Sybille, on Aug 2, 2011 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 1905 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council tweaks specific plan for downtown

The Menlo Park City Council continued its evaluation of the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan on Sept. 13, starting...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2011
Last comment by perspective, on Sep 19, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 14 comments | 1904 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Puppet Show at Atherton Library

Nick Barone Puppets will present "Holiday Treats" puppet show at the library on Monday, December 14th at 4 PM. For ages 3...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1904 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man struck, killed by train in Palo Alto

A man was struck and killed by a northbound train at about 6:50 a.m. this morning at Charleston Road in Palo Alto, a Caltrain...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2013
Last comment by Continually Appalled, on Mar 25, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1904 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Eight tame rabbits rescued

Volunteers have captured eight of the tame rabbits that someone released into the Portola Valley woods sometime over the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Bambi, on Aug 16, 2012 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1904 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Caltrain will return whistles to underside of trains to lessen noise

After moving train whistles to the tops of its engines, then installing a muffler to quiet them, Caltrain is now working...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathy Hamilton, on Sep 19, 2009 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 1903 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sister and brother arrested in Woodside burglary

Authorities have arrested a sister and brother in connection with a Woodside burglary with losses in excess of $100,000....

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1903 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Association of California Healthcare Districts removes "Guide to Grassroots Advocacy" from its website

In another topic "Why is the Sequoia Healthcare District switching its Workers Comp. Insurance to ACHD's Alpha Fund?" http://www.almanacnews.com/square/index.php?i=3&t=8175...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 6, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 4, 2015 at 11:44 am | 1 comment | 1903 Views

ATHERTON

Two Atherton Police Officers Under Investigation

I am in receipt of a letter dated May 26, 2010 from from Chief Guerra advising me that administrative investigations into...

Original post made by John P. Johns on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ok, on Jun 17, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 6 comments | 1903 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton tops county in property-value growth

During a period when the average growth rate of San Mateo County's assessed property value is 3.3 percent, Atherton officials...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1903 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Seeking to renew harmony in Town Hall, council hires help

If the harmony inside Portola Valley Town Hall was as real as it's said to have been, that fabric has been frayed by recent...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ruth W, on Oct 8, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 1903 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1902 Views

ATHERTON

Story Time at the Atherton Library

This Friday, Ms. Andrea Gemmet of the Almanac News will be at the Atherton Library to tell about how she was scooped by one...

Original post made by linda lucille on Oct. 28, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1902 Views

WOODSIDE

Rehab facility near Woodside wins commission's OK

The San Mateo County Planning Commission has approved a conditional use permit to convert a meditation center in the unincorporated...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1902 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district acts to slow spending

Bracing for potential tough financial times ahead, the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, during a special...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Mar 17, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley School District may lay off classroom aides

Thirteen part-time classroom aides may lose their jobs in the next school year as the Portola Valley School District struggles...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Matt Richter, on May 26, 2012 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1901 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of demolition

As demolition proceeded last week on the Hillview Middle School campus, this mural -- part of a long tradition of students'...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by alan miller, on Jul 23, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1901 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New pitch made for sparing Granny oak tree

Four days ahead of a Sept. 6 deadline for destruction, the neighbors of a centuries-old heritage oak tree called "Granny"...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by ugh, on Sep 3, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1901 Views
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