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Letter: Get rid of Caltrain and bring in BART

Regarding last week's excellent guest opinion by my colleagues Jim Janz and Mike Brady about Caltrain's survival, while I...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Observer, on Jan 4, 2012 at 11:31 pm | 3 comments | 1508 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combating fire

Firefighters from Menlo Park, Fremont and South San Francisco joined in fire-combat training drills at the Baylands Structural...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Marianne, on Apr 4, 2012 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1508 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Victorian Days return to history museum

Re-enactors will portray well-to-do Peninsula residents of the past, gossiping about neighbors and discussing fashion of...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 8, 2014 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1508 Views

MENLO PARK

There will be more at stake in Big Game than just the Axe

There have been stranger weeks leading up to the Big Game than this one, but it would be difficult to find. Stanford is favored...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2009
Last comment by Cardinal Mom, on Nov 21, 2009 at 9:52 am | 2 comments | 1507 Views

ATHERTON

Alamnac I find myself looking at the blogs less & less

Dear Almanac, It is only because of all the bashing I find myself looking at the blogs less & less. It's sad because I am...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2010 at 1:34 pm | 16 comments | 1507 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday: Persimmon sale for charity

Local youth Lisa and Sara Hewitt, members of their philanthropy group, ChAngels, are hosting their third annual persimmon...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by loves persimmons, on Nov 19, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1507 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilwoman Fergusson skips Dec. 15 ethics course, days after vowing to reacquaint herself with open government law

SJ Mercury News 12/29/2010 3am "Menlo Park councilwoman forgoes Dec. 15 ethics course, days after vowing to reacquaint herself...

Original post made by Bob on Dec. 29, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 4, 2011 at 8:41 am | 19 comments | 1507 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. 1507 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Misson (soon to be) Accomplished

A totally transformed campus will greet Hillview Middle School students when they return to school on Sept. 4. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Aug 16, 2012 at 3:23 am | 1 comment | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

German builder of church organ returns to restore it

The German visitor, eyeing the pipe organ at St. Bede's Episcopal Church in Menlo Park after services on a recent Sunday,...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1507 Views

MENLO PARK

$10,000 in jewelry stolen from Menlo Park home

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside and West Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12780&e=y...

Original post made on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Jan 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1507 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative proponents note flaws in consultant's analysis

As several people have noted, there's something for everyone in a consultant's analysis of the specific plan initiative proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Alisa Yaffa, on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley, Woodside pay $216,000 each for second patrol by deputy sheriff

Portola Valley's balanced general fund budget for the next 12 months is $3.8 million, with a reserve of about $2.6 million....

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 6 comments | 1506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service for Michele Daschbach Fast

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, for Michele Daschbach Fast, the youngest daughter of the well-known Daschbach...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 20, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1506 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 | 1506 Views

ATHERTON

Friends of the Library open house

The Friends of the Atherton Library will host their annual holiday open house at the library on Wednesday, December 9th,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1505 Views

AROUND TOWN

On the firing line

Officials representing the state's high-speed rail project met with skepticism and tough questions at a Q&A meeting in Menlo...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 22, 2010 at 1:13 pm | 12 comments | 1505 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report of mountain lion near Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted in the Teague Hill Open Space Preserve near Woodside this morning (March 12), the third time...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by bob, on Mar 15, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1505 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton looks at police oversight

The Atherton City Council is set to take up the question of who should police the police at the Wednesday, March 17, meeting....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on Mar 18, 2010 at 11:13 am | 7 comments | 1505 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton budget study session set for Monday

Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber and Finance Director Louise Ho will present the City Council with its first look at the...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:50 pm | 5 comments | 1505 Views
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