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ATHERTON

Atherton council passes 'healthy outlook' budget

Higher-than-expected property tax revenue and the effects of whittling down spending over the last few years have led to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by look north, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 1263 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Government at Crossroads

On July 15th the four remaining members of the Council will meet to try and pick a successor to retiring Jerry Carlson’s...

Original post made by Atherton Resident on Jul. 4, 2013
Last comment by 3-2 or 2-3 Council, on Jul 6, 2013 at 9:01 am | 10 comments | 1860 Views

MENLO PARK

Reconstructing Hillview playing field

Turf that for only a few months covered the playing field at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park is being carted away as...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 26, 2013 at 8:09 am | 10 comments | 6185 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public "right to know"

Does the public have a right-to-know why a regularly scheduled meeting of a public agency is rescheduled? Apparently, not...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 10 comments | 1100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Las Lomitas school board may place $60 million bond measure on November ballot

Voters in the Las Lomitas Elementary School District may be asked in November to approve a $60 million bond measure to upgrade...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2013
Last comment by Marty, on Aug 7, 2013 at 12:17 pm | 10 comments | 1746 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Woman killed in fatal head-on

==B Update:== A woman visiting from India was killed in a head-on crash on Skyline Boulevard near Woodside on Wednesday...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by Maggie Anne, on Aug 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 10 comments | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire election: 4 qualified so far

Four out of five prospective candidates have now qualified for the upcoming election for three seats on the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Aug 14, 2013 at 7:37 am | 10 comments | 5776 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board may change policy on busing EPA kids

A decades-long policy of having East Palo Alto teens take a bus to high school in Woodside or Belmont may come to an end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by A-town gangsta, on Sep 25, 2013 at 11:18 pm | 10 comments | 3382 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Summit Prep: Jury finds student guilty in attempted rape of teacher

A former Summit Preparatory Charter High School student faces life in prison after a jury Wednesday found him guilty...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 5, 2013 at 6:55 am | 10 comments | 2033 Views

AROUND TOWN

DA Wagstaffe tells KCBS that his office always complies with Marsy's Law

In an astonishing article today, San Mateo DA Steve Wagstaffe tells KCBS that his office is really on top of things when...

Original post made by Lurker on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Oct 11, 2013 at 5:01 am | 10 comments | 14609 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district sets meetings on building school

Whether the $23 million bond measure on Nov. 5 the election ballot passes or fails, the Menlo Park City School District has...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2013
Last comment by Katie Ferrick, on Nov 5, 2013 at 12:05 am | 10 comments | 7822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Applications for school board seat due Feb. 7

The application deadline for the vacant seat on the Menlo Park City School District board is 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 7. The school...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2014
Last comment by member, on Feb 15, 2014 at 4:12 pm | 10 comments | 2277 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Conflicting info on sale of Menalto Corners retail center

The sale of Menalto Corners, a 4,400-square-foot retail center at 1923-1929 Menalto Ave. in Menlo Park, in a quick deal may...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2014
Last comment by Martin Lamarque, on Mar 2, 2014 at 7:01 pm | 10 comments | 9375 Views

AROUND TOWN

Former sheriff's deputy ordered to stand trial in assault case

A former San Mateo County sheriff's deputy who allegedly beat up his ex-girlfriend's past boyfriend in an apparent...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 27, 2014 at 2:47 pm | 10 comments | 2917 Views

WOODSIDE

Charges being weighed in weekend weapons incident at Woodside Elementary

Probation department authorities in San Mateo County are weighing whether to charge two teens with a misdemeanor for having...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 9, 2014 at 12:36 am | 10 comments | 5795 Views

AROUND TOWN

A call to the Almanac

Good morning, Mr. Gibboney. This is your wake-up call. Your paper has recently noted voters don't have much choice in...

Original post made by Hotel Operator on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 5, 2014 at 6:28 pm | 10 comments | 563 Views

MENLO PARK

Bikes stolen from bike rack near Menlo Park Library

Bikes are being stolen from a bike rack near Alma Street alongside the Menlo Park Library in the Civic Center. A sign posted...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by parent, on May 2, 2014 at 8:47 pm | 10 comments | 3564 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 | 3685 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Kim Griffin attacks Hickey and Stogner

Kim Griffin is one of 3 Sequoia Healthcare District Directors who I asked to resign. http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2013/12/10/hickey-calls-for-resignation-of-kane-faro-and-griff...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 7, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 8, 2014 at 4:18 pm | 10 comments | 858 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election 2014: Open space district seeks voter OK for $300M bond measure

If two-thirds of voters approve Measure AA, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will be able to issue up to $300...

Original post made on May. 14, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 16, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 10 comments | 819 Views
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