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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 | 2026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Post-election: Waiting for other shoe to drop

And now we wait. The special May 19 election is over, with five of the six propositions defeated. Now that California officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Brittanicus, on May 20, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 2026 Views

WOODSIDE

Guest opinion: Woodside's water-shortage approach short on action

Culminating six months of fact gathering, attending seminars, and collaborating with a variety of public agencies and boards,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2014
Last comment by Old Woodsider, on Oct 30, 2014 at 7:49 pm | 2 comments | 2026 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Football: SHP can't hold on to its perfect season

Sacred Heart Prep junior quarterback Jack Larson took one final lunge toward the end zone as the clock expired on Sacred...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2011
Last comment by Eric Weiss: Proud SHP Dad, on Oct 10, 2011 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 2025 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County treasurer won't seek reelection

Lee Buffington, San Mateo County's treasurer-tax collector, announced he will not be seeking re-election to a seventh term....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kleegeen, on Aug 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 4 comments | 2025 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The bell tolls for Steve Jobs' Jackling house

A San Mateo County judge has given Apple Corp. chief executive Steve Jobs the green light to demolish the Jackling house,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 13, 2010 at 9:19 am | 6 comments | 2025 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to dispose of prescription drugs

Don’t flush prescription drugs down the toilet or drain unless the label or accompanying patient information specifically...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2025 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: $100,000 in jewels reported stolen

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are reporting a theft from a Greer Road residence in Woodside of about...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Davis, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 2025 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo School: Water polo seniors secure college choices

It was quite a 2010 season for the seniors on the Menlo School boys' water polo team. Not only did the Knights defend their...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by april bishop, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Sheriff made mistakes, but is best choice

Greg Munks has put in nearly eight years as San Mateo County sheriff. There are surely high points of that career — getting...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on May 23, 2014 at 1:25 pm | 7 comments | 2024 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Woodside Town Council considers suing FCC

Woodside's Town Council will consider joining a lawsuit over cellphone tower rules when it meets on Tuesday night, March...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 2024 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. 2024 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Second quake shakes Midpeninsula Sunday

Two earthquakes shook parts of the Midpeninsula Sunday, the first occurring at 9:28 a.m. and the second at 6:38 p.m. according...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2010
Last comment by Scott Barnum, on Dec 20, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 2023 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac wins seven awards in state-wide contest

The Almanac won seven awards in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, sponsored by the California Newspaper Publishers...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on Apr 16, 2011 at 8:52 pm | 8 comments | 2023 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park's Greg McKeown named 'Young Global Leader'

Greg McKeown of Menlo Park is one of 37 North Americans named as "Young Global Leaders" at the recent World Economic Forum...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by Not one of the Davos Crowd, on Apr 7, 2012 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dance Expressions of Menlo Park

Dance Expressions is gearing up for a summer of dancing fun! Camps and classes will be offered for kids ages 4 - teen. Please...

Original post made by Dani F on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Dani F., on Jul 16, 2012 at 5:51 pm | 4 comments | 2022 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are you a holiday volunteer? Tell us your story

Do you celebrate the holidays by giving back to the community? Does your family have a tradition of volunteering during the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by holidazed, on Nov 13, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 2022 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire and emergency services consolidation proposal

I am a long time advocate of consolidation as a way of increasing both efficiency and effectiveness of public services....

Original post made by peter carpenter on May. 26, 2011
Last comment by Just Wondering, on May 26, 2011 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2022 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Residents: Traffic challenges abundant along Alpine Road

In the tale of the three communities along the Alpine Road corridor between Menlo Park and Portola Valley, there are certain...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by pvrez, on Mar 5, 2015 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 2022 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
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