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New thinking needed on community values and being a NIMBY

Editor: The recent "not in my backyard" discussion about whether taking a NIMBY position is a noble cause is a timely debate....

Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Aug. 23, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Sea level rising

In a stunning reversal, the slogan for San Francisco Bay may have changed from "Save the Bay" to "Save the Land." Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by NGM, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:03 am | 7 comments | 2545 Views

SPORTS

Gymnastics on horseback: Elizabeth Osborn rated top female equestrian vaulter in U.S.

Elizabeth Osborn is the top woman in her sport in the United States — based on points earned in U.S. competitions —...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Aug 20, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 2545 Views

SPORTS

MVLA Avalanche Win Back-to-Back State Championship

The local MVLA Avalanche U15 Girls Soccer Team won their second consecutive Cal-North State Cup Championship last Saturday...

Original post made by Gabe Foo on May. 6, 2008
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OTHER TOPICS

Former Sunset publisher and
conservation leader Mel Lane dies

Mel Lane, former co-owner of the company that published Sunset magazine and Sunset books, and the first chairman of the California...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jack McKinnon, on Aug 3, 2007 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 2543 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Robert Wallace killed in tractor accident

Robert Wallace, 58, of La Honda died Sunday after a tractor he was driving near Alpine Road south of Portola Valley overturned...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kerry Woodhams, on Jul 16, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 6 comments | 2543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2543 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2542 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents denied appeal to change school districts

Woodside residents who wanted to have their two streets on the edge of Menlo Park and Redwood City transferred from the Redwood...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2012
Last comment by Trip, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:34 pm | 43 comments | 2542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local A Cappella group finalist in CBS contest

According to an e-mail I received this afternoon (and their http://www.hook-slide.com ), Hookslide, a Menlo Park-based A...

Original post made by fabravo on Dec. 14, 2007
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lions: Deputies patrol trails

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has begun deploying deputies on off-road motorcycles on trails in the hills in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2541 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure T opposition solidifies

Being out of office doesn't mean you're out of politics in Menlo Park. A group of former council members and commissioners...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by E.D., on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 49 comments | 2541 Views

MENLO PARK

Warren Slocum guest opinion: Housing donors needed for victims of Redwood City fire

Imagine how you would feel if you and your family lost everything in a fire and you couldn't find a new place to live? Read...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 22, 2013 at 4:32 pm | 7 comments | 2541 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Council members right to question Caltrain

<I>The following letter by Bruce Balshone was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> Recent...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place &#8212; a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 30, 2008 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 2540 Views

MENLO PARK

General plan, zoning need attention too

<I>The following guest opinion by Brielle Johnck was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>By Brielle...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Who should pay for sidewalks

Now that the City is at least moving ahead with a sidewalk master plan, I am wondering about who is to pay the bill. The...

Original post made by just wondering on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Truthieness, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 9 comments | 2539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Las Lomitas misses point on kindergarten

The Las Lomitas School District is ignoring a state law that requires all school districts to provide a transitional kindergarten...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Supporter of TK, on Nov 7, 2013 at 4:09 pm | 8 comments | 2539 Views

SPORTS

Alpine FC Sting wins North vs. South Tournament

Congratulations to the Alpine FC Sting Girls U14 team for its success playing in soccer tournaments in August. The Alpine...

Original post made by NewsGuy on Sep. 5, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Tough choice on grade separations

It is difficult to imagine a more difficult decision for Menlo Park and Atherton than deciding what to do about grade separations...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 10 comments | 2537 Views
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