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PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: A counterpoint on Stanford's Alpine trail

A recent guest opinion in the Almanac by my Ladera neighbor Lennie Roberts did not fairly represent the pertinent issues...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Len Horowitz, on Aug 23, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 20 comments | 2810 Views

WOODSIDE

Superintendent resigns as DA probes school finances

UPDATE: Tim Hanretty has resigned as superintendent of the Portola Valley School District while an investigation is conducted...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by J. De Santos, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:15 pm | 20 comments | 5708 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: No need for food, beverages at 'paseo'

Reading John Kadvany's guest opinion last week brought a smile to my face and made me wonder if he has an awareness of what...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Question, on Mar 4, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 20 comments | 3330 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes race: Bounced checks disqualify candidate

Two bounced checks have done in the candidacy of David E. Woods, a city council member from East Palo Alto who was one of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 20 comments | 1863 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Italian eatery to replace Mike's Cafe in Ladera

Owner Mike Wallau is transforming Mike's Cafe in Ladera into an Italian eatery, but don't call it a ristorante or trattoria....

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 13, 2012 at 2:14 pm | 20 comments | 3253 Views

MENLO PARK

Fall leaves bicyclist with critical injuries

A 21-year-old man toppled off his bike on Monday night, leaving him with life-threatening injuries, according to Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:22 am | 20 comments | 3310 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge won't dismiss defamation lawsuit

The defamation lawsuit filed against a Menlo Park fire board director will proceed, according to a court ruling. San Mateo...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Mar 12, 2013 at 3:39 pm | 20 comments | 1826 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Fee for paper bags is outrageous

Some too narrowly focused and overenthusiastic "protectors of the environment" have convinced many Peninsula city councils...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 20 comments | 3411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council rejects artificial grass for soccer field at Woodside Priory School

The forces of a plastic modernity were politely shown the door Wednesday night in Portola Valley. After more than two hours...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 13, 2013 at 9:05 am | 20 comments | 7541 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Armed man confronts resident

A man armed with a shotgun climbed through a window and confronted a resident in Menlo Park on Thursday afternoon. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by InMenlo2, on Aug 16, 2013 at 7:44 am | 20 comments | 1813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three emergencies leave two men dead, snarl traffic

Three emergencies dramatically slowed north-south traffic through Redwood City and Atherton on Friday, including two incidents...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2013
Last comment by What a ... , on Oct 1, 2013 at 11:49 pm | 20 comments | 18820 Views

MENLO PARK

Train strikes, kills pedestrian in Menlo Park

Train #258 struck and killed a pedestrian north of the Encinal Avenue crossing in Menlo Park around 4:22 p.m. Monday, according...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2013
Last comment by Joe67, on Oct 17, 2013 at 1:24 pm | 20 comments | 8398 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air pilots trying different strategy to mitigate noise

Pilots flying Surf Air planes into the San Carlos Airport have begun trial use of a visual approach technique in an attempt...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bertha Rodriguez, on Jun 4, 2014 at 9:14 am | 20 comments | 7767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Libertarian party is holding a meeting Feb 21 on "Corruption in San Mateo County"

The San Mateo County Libertarian Party is hosting a talk called "Corruption in San Mateo County" Friday, February 21,...

Original post made by Everyone welcome on Feb. 20, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 26, 2014 at 10:19 am | 20 comments | 1894 Views

AROUND TOWN

18-year-old woman shot and killed by deputy

An 18-year-old woman was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in San Mateo County on Tuesday night, a sheriff's spokeswoman...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 1, 2014 at 7:12 pm | 20 comments | 4696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton residents replace lawn with artificial turf

A local couple who replaced 8,500-square-feet of lawn with artificial turf hope their water-saving move will inspire other...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 9:42 am | 20 comments | 2752 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin school backers seek district sponsorship

Backers of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School say they will officially ask the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by palo alto parent, on Sep 4, 2014 at 4:45 pm | 20 comments | 3271 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park Planning Commission looks at medical office cap

The council's recommendation to cap medical office space within the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan area at 33,000...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2014
Last comment by Planning Commissioner, on Oct 7, 2014 at 9:39 pm | 20 comments | 1427 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may study El Camino lane reduction

Atherton's City Council is scheduled to vote on Wednesday (Oct. 15) on authorizing a study of the effects of reducing from...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Oct 15, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 20 comments | 1337 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Don't split vote in health care district race

I hope by now enough voters are aware of how our taxes continue to go to what is renamed a health care district — renamed...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by pogo, 11 hours ago | 20 comments | 502 Views
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WUE makes out-of-state tuition more affordable
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 2 comments | 2,558 views

Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,244 views

Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 13 comments | 2,147 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 33 comments | 1,328 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 3 comments | 126 views