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AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Scouts bring back soap box derby

Spectators are invited to cheer on members of Menlo Park Boy Scout Troop 222 taking part in a soap box derby at 1 p.m. Sunday,...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2011
Last comment by TOM H, on Feb 11, 2011 at 4:37 pm | 4 comments | 2125 Views

MENLO PARK

Were taxpayers subsidizing builders?

Somewhat lost in the hubbub over the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to increase fees at the Menlo Children's Center...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grace, on Dec 17, 2008 at 3:35 pm | 5 comments | 2124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school districts score among top 20 in state API test

Academic Performance Index scores are up and down, but overall, still very good at local elementary schools. And one district,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 1, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 2124 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tax scams target Woodside, Atherton residents

Residents in Atherton and Woodside have been targets of recent tax scams – one involving attempts by the scam artist...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail officials ask critics to hold on

In several meetings held with Peninsula residents over the past two months, high-speed rail officials have found themselves...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Mar 12, 2009 at 8:25 pm | 2 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight hospitalized after pesticide exposure

Eight people were taken to hospitals after being exposed to a pesticide at a San Mateo County trailer park in North Fair...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Charlie, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 2124 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council asked to OK library in park

A citizens committee is asking Atherton's City Council to approve Wednesday a plan to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by The Committee, on Oct 19, 2011 at 5:24 am | 2 comments | 2124 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park eyes affordable housing

The Menlo Park City Council continues serving a full agenda at its weekly meetings. Tonight officials will study the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hubert, on Apr 24, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"M-A on eBay" Online Auction is OPEN!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s ONLINE auction is now open! Sponsored by the school’s Foundation for the Future, every...

Original post made by Kim Sommer on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2123 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Sing Out For Literacy'

Cafe Zoe holds an open-mic event for the community from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11. Half of the proceeds from the day will...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2123 Views

ATHERTON

Firefighters quickly control Atherton fire

Firefighters were able to quickly control a two-alarm attic fire at a large two-story home on Isabella Avenue in Atherton...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 31, 2012 at 12:57 pm | 2 comments | 2123 Views

WOODSIDE

Portola Valley: Council backs bans on plastic bags at checkout, Styrofoam containers

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to adopt a San Mateo County ordinance that bans Styrofoam food containers, and...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Plastic-Toxic Trash, on Apr 27, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 2123 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Square: More fallout from downtown plan

Visit AlmanacNews.com/square to join the conversation on Town Square, the Almanac's online forum.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by greenie, on May 16, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 2122 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Backyard chickens: Future story in The Almanac

Do you raise chickens in your backyard? Know someone who does? E-mail Almanac reporter Sean Howell at showell@almanacnews.com,...

Original post made by Sean Howell on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Oct 21, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 3 comments | 2122 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of April 19, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 2 Fault Line - Barry Eisler 3 About...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 20, 2009
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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 | 2122 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Carol Smith's residency questioned

A member of Atherton's General Plan Committee said she has resigned her post after moving out of town earlier this month....

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by mtn View resident, on Jan 6, 2012 at 11:24 am | 10 comments | 2122 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley sisters raise money for orphanage

The Holland sisters &#8212; Kylie, 14, Devon, 13, and Piper, 11 &#8212; of Portola Valley are entrepreneurs, activists and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Robespierre, on Feb 16, 2014 at 4:17 pm | 2 comments | 2122 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Community invited to July 26 disaster preparedness event

Stanford Oaks Neighborhood Association and the Menlo Park Fire Protection District will hold a disaster preparedness event...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2121 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Flint likely choice as permanent chief

Interim Police Chief Ed Flint is likely to become Atherton's permanent chief when the City Council meets on Wednesday, May...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 14, 2012 at 3:41 pm | 2 comments | 2121 Views
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