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AROUND TOWN

Planner has alternative future for Bay Area rail travel

A consultant to the town of Portola Valley is proposing an alternative plan to bring electric and high-speed trains to the...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by BALONEY, on Apr 3, 2011 at 10:01 am | 4 comments | 1724 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain ridership hits new high

The annual head count of riders on Caltrain found that the average weekly number of passengers has hit 58,245 -- a 71 percent...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by mo' better trains, on May 13, 2015 at 5:04 pm | 2 comments | 1724 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo studies service cuts, tax hikes

What to cut and how to cut remains the focus of the Menlo Park City Council, which will hold a study session Monday night...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Jan 31, 2012 at 11:14 am | 8 comments | 1723 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Healthful eating for kids

Psychologist Annye Rothenberg, a former Portola Valley resident, will answer questions at a signing for her book, "I Like...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Jan 31, 2010 at 8:46 am | 1 comment | 1723 Views

AROUND TOWN

HAPPY documentary showing today Tuesday May 10 at 5:30

The Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education (CCARE) is sponsoring an exclusive sneak preview of HAPPY,...

Original post made by Melissa Moody on May. 10, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on May 10, 2011 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1723 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. 1722 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park man sentenced for child abuse

A Menlo Park man was sentenced to eight months in county jail and other penalties on April 4 in San Mateo County Superior...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2012
Last comment by 0 Tolerance, on Apr 11, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 3 comments | 1722 Views

MENLO PARK

Eight candidates compete for District 24 Assembly seat

From the coastal communities of Santa Cruz and Half Moon Bay to the sprawling campuses of Google, Facebook and Hewlett-Packard...

Original post made on May. 5, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on May 6, 2016 at 9:41 pm | 6 comments | 1722 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lawsuit filed over collision with horses on I-280

A lawsuit has been filed by Menlo Park physician Dr. Jean W. Gillon over an incident in the early morning darkness of Dec....

Original post made on May. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 16, 2013 at 6:46 pm | 3 comments | 1722 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spaghetti Supper for 70 at Clara-Mateo Alliance Shelter needs your help!

Original post made by Michael Levin on Mar. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1722 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 | 1722 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Compensation cuts OK'd by council

The town of Atherton's unrepresented employees will take a hit in their total compensation package, as expected, but under...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by MJ, on Jan 22, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 1 comment | 1722 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 1722 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 1722 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1721 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New features for Town Square

We are in the process of making a few changes in how Town Square operates. Some of the changes are new editing tools...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 19, 2014
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 30, 2014 at 11:52 pm | 6 comments | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: big drop in East Palo Alto crime

East Palo Alto -- once regarded as the murder capital of the country -- has seen a 56 percent decrease in violent crime since...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2010
Last comment by Marty, on Dec 19, 2010 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Tour de Peninsula cycling event

Now in its 22nd year, the Tour de Peninsula cycling event will take place Sunday, Aug. 4. Cycling on the short route of 20...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 1721 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district may take back O'Connor site to address soaring enrollment

In a move described as a "precautionary step," the Menlo Park City School District has sent the tenant of its former O'Connor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A football lights: a permanent fixture?

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jerry Leugers, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1720 Views
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