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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 | 3934 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley: Parasite is killing band-tailed pigeons

Band-tailed pigeons in Woodside and Portola Valley are dying. A parasite -- avian trichomoniasis -- is making its way through...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 6, 2015 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 3934 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Granny unit regulations approved

If you live on a lot in Menlo Park that's at least 6,000 square feet and meets some other requirements, including setbacks,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Anonymous, on May 21, 2014 at 8:05 am | 10 comments | 3933 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe faces uncertain future

The Willows neighborhood may need to fight for Cafe Zoe, a popular community hangout, as the landlord of Menalto Corners...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by boxer, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 3930 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

What does it mean to you to have Roberts market in Portola Valley?

In this week's Almanac, the lead story on page 5 broke the news that George Roberts, owner of Roberts Market & Liquors in...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by therese, on Sep 25, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 10 comments | 3928 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The perfect rootbeer float

Is Ladera the place to go for the best rootbeer floats? I'm a bit of rootbeer float snob, having spent a large portion...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Sandra Geenen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 3928 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College student pleads no contest to drug charges

More jail time and three years of probation are ahead for a former Menlo College student after he pleaded no contest to a...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by prison gardens bloom money, on Mar 16, 2014 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 3927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hanretty expresses 'extreme remorse' for stealing from schools; heads to state prison

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by still reeling, on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 3925 Views

AROUND TOWN

School Teacher victim description of some San Mateo County Deputies

San Mateo County Sheriff Deputy Brandon Hatt arrested and charged with Grand Theft. The victim Jesse Mathews a school teacher...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by Holly L., on Dec 6, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 18 comments | 3924 Views

AROUND TOWN

West Bay Model Railroad Association holds Christmas Show in Menlo Park

The West Bay Model Railroad Association has scheduled its 2006 Christmas Show for December 8 through December 10 at the former...

Original post made by Reporter on Nov. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3922 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mail theft suspect arrested in Menlo Park

Police have made an arrest in connection with thefts of mail from residential mailboxes, including in West Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dane, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 3922 Views

MENLO PARK

Flu Shot Clinics Come to Menlo Park

Sutter Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) & Hospice will be in Menlo Park, starting Tuesday, October 17, to provide flu shots...

Original post made by Shelly Gordon on Oct. 13, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3918 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside driver identified in accident that killed Portola Valley cyclist

The driver of the green 1995 Volvo that struck and killed Portola Valley resident and philanthropist Rodney Smith while he...

Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:11 am | 18 comments | 3917 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Staff compensation cuts OKd, but council likely to reconsider next month

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval last night (Nov. 28) of compensation...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2012
Last comment by Truthful Reporting, on Nov 30, 2012 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 3917 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Menlo Park school board to fill vacant seat; five apply

Five residents of the Menlo Park City School District have applied for appointment to the vacant seat on the school board,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by No Contest, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 3917 Views

AROUND TOWN

A farmers' market in downtown Woodside?

Skylonda residents and the Woodside Town Council welcomed a farmers' market on Wednesdays at Skyline Boulevard and La Honda...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by Friend, on Feb 8, 2013 at 1:19 pm | 6 comments | 3916 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor calls for do-over of Stanford proposal

Saying that a recently released traffic analysis concluded that the Stanford Arrillaga complex proposed at 500 El Camino...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 6, 2014 at 4:00 pm | 38 comments | 3916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Global Volunteers: a chance to give back

<B>About the author:</I></B> Amy Pinkus, 13, of Woodside, is an eighth-grader at Woodside School. The daughter of Gary and...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Peru Enthusiast (Perusiast), on Apr 28, 2014 at 7:59 pm | 7 comments | 3915 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Covering the community for 40 years

Marion Softky has kept Almanac readers informed about interesting people, environmental issues, and local government for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marion Softky, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 3913 Views

MENLO PARK

Off the Grid food trucks may come to Menlo

Off the Grid, a highly popular Bay Area food truck gathering, might set up shop in Menlo Park this year. Read the full...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Downtowner, on Jan 8, 2014 at 1:22 pm | 43 comments | 3912 Views
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