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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 | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warehouse fire controlled; no injuries reported

A paint storage facility near Redwood City was destroyed by a two-alarm fire early this morning (June 29) but no one...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Strip power from high-speed rail authority

California's proposed high-speed-rail system is facing potentially crippling threats from looming federal deadlines and weak...

Original post made on May. 11, 2011
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on May 13, 2011 at 9:45 am | 5 comments | 1534 Views

AROUND TOWN

Deputy warns Woodside drivers to be more careful near school

An email sent March 19 to parents at Woodside Elementary School by San Mateo County Sheriff's Deputy Ron DeRespini warns...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Mar 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 2 comments | 1534 Views

MENLO PARK

City finances: How deep will cuts go?

The high drama that's been unfolding in the Menlo Park council chambers in recent weeks might not provide fodder for playwrights...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1533 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail: Is this what you voted for?

There has been no shortage of newspaper headlines in the week since the release of a report on the California high-speed...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2009
Last comment by Peter, on Dec 23, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1533 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Sally Stewart to be honored

The public is invited to a two-hour celebration for Sally Stewart, a 26-year member of the governing board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Laura Rich, on Feb 2, 2010 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1533 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 | 1533 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglars hit three Menlo homes in three days

A daytime burglar reportedly crept into a home in the 800 block of Hamilton Avenue through an unlocked back window on Monday,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1533 Views

ATHERTON

Postal Service consolidates mail routes

For some residents of Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Atherton, the consolidation of mail routes this week could switch delivery...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Aug 31, 2011 at 6:16 pm | 1 comment | 1533 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ugandan dancers at M-A

Traveling halfway around the world, the young dancers and musicians of the Spirit of Uganda return to the Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Spirit of Uganda, on Jan 19, 2012 at 11:11 am | 2 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: SusieCakes opens with Sock Hop

SusieCakes, an "all-American home-style bakery," will hold a grand opening Sock Hop event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

The North Peninsula Democratic Club endorse Keith for Board of Supes

Kirsten Keith beat out a heavily contested field to capture the prize endorsement of the North Peninsula Democratic Club...

Original post made by Menlo Park Resident on May. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 5, 2012 at 4:37 pm | 25 comments | 1533 Views

MENLO PARK

Police Calls: $23,000 in burglary, theft losses

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12103&e=y...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 1533 Views

MENLO PARK

Community celebrates Marion Softky

Lots of familiar faces turned out Sunday at the Portola Valley Town Center to fete veteran reporter Marion Softky at a celebration...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler’s Best-Sellers – Week of August 17, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 South Of Broad Pat Conroy 2 Zeitoun Dave Eggers 3 That Old Cape Magic Richard Russo 4 Inherent...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1532 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation

Why doesn't the Almanac ever pick up on these stories. San Jose Mercury News Menlo Park firefighters want OT for preparation The...

Original post made by Bob on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by what chutzpah, on Aug 19, 2010 at 6:33 pm | 3 comments | 1532 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo passes 'no confidence' vote on HSR

The rail authority can look to receiving yet another letter expressing "no confidence" in its handling of high-speed rail....

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by AGREE, on Oct 9, 2010 at 9:43 am | 5 comments | 1532 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district goals topic of roundtable at Encinal School

The Menlo Park City School District's top five goals will be the topic of discussion at a roundtable set for Wednesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Fran, on Apr 11, 2012 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1532 Views
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