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AROUND TOWN

Supes may put sales tax measure on ballot

Voters in San Mateo County may be asked to approve a quarter-cent increase in the countywide sales tax. The county Board...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:44 am | 9 comments | 2131 Views

MENLO PARK

West Bay Sanitary sued over sewage spills

An environmental watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against the West Bay Sanitary District and two Peninsula cities over...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Common Sense, on Dec 23, 2009 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas principal to retire in June

Gerald Traynor, the principal of Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton for the last 10 years, has announced his retirement,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by AFormerLLParent, on Jan 22, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six Performances Only of "Stage Door" in the PAC

Fresh-faced and hopeful, with school behind them and home miles away, Big Life Decisions loom large for the resident actresses...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lou Fan, on Nov 8, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laurel students celebrate school's national award

Students and staff at Laurel School's upper and lower campuses gathered Nov. 21 to celebrate the school's National Blue...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2016
Last comment by Carmen, on Nov 23, 2016 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 2130 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton may try again to appoint council member

After failing last week to agree on one candidate out of seven who wanted to be appointed to a vacant council seat, the Atherton...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2130 Views

MENLO PARK

City reaches agreement with employee union

Menlo Park has reached a contractual agreement with the union that represents city management. The deal calls for a "two-tiered"...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by frugal, on Dec 3, 2009 at 8:41 am | 6 comments | 2129 Views

MENLO PARK

Longtime treasurer Lee Buffington dies at 81

Lee Buffington, San Mateo County long-time treasurer and tax collector and a resident of Menlo Park, died Wednesday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2011
Last comment by Agnes, on Dec 13, 2011 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 2129 Views

MENLO PARK

Error in story on climate-change impacts

In the March 28 Almanac and online, there was an error in a Bay City News Service story about a talk given by U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Captain Louis Renault, on Apr 2, 2012 at 6:31 am | 3 comments | 2129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters have choices for few county offices

South San Mateo County voters won't have choices in who will be their sheriff, their district attorney, or their superintendent...

Original post made on May. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 18, 2014 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 2129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Who's funding candidates for Menlo Park City Council?

Between Sept. 29 and Oct. 26, Menlo Park's three City Council candidates, who are running for two council seats, continued...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2016
Last comment by Love Realtors, on Nov 4, 2016 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 2129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton: 'Milk and Cookies with the Mayor'

Special correspondent Fiona M. Lempres, a 7-year-old first-grader at Sacred Heart School, sent the Almanac this report of...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Silvers, on Mar 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2128 Views

ATHERTON

My understanding is each Public School in Atherton Could get 1 million dollars if we can convince City Council

The library fund is about 7-8 million dollars. What if we took 2-3 million to remodel & retrofit the current library. Then...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Thinking out of the box, on Aug 6, 2012 at 5:18 pm | 4 comments | 2128 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 | 2127 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 | 2127 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Six injured after car crashes into downtown Palo Alto coffee shop

One person was critically injured and five suffered less serious injuries Thursday afternoon after a vehicle crashed into...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Jul 31, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 3 comments | 2127 Views

AROUND TOWN

At Kepler's

Stephanie Cota of Menlo Park and Andreas Ramos of Palo Alto will talk at Kepler's bookstore on Wednesday, May 14, on their...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bob P, on May 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 2127 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail officials will present plans in Menlo Park on Friday, Feb. 19

Local residents interested in the design of the California high-speed rail system can get an early look at the rail agency's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 2127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheryl Sandberg is first woman on Facebook's board

Sheryl Sandberg of Atherton has become the eighth member of Facebook's board of directors and the first woman appointed to...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 26, 2012 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 2127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight Show spoofs the Associated Press

Jay Leno from the Tonight Show had a little fun at the Associated Press' and the Democratic National Party's expense. He...

Original post made by Political Observer on Apr. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2127 Views
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