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ATHERTON

Atherton: Layoffs delayed while talks continue

The town of Atherton agreed on Thursday (June 9) to delay its planned layoff of 13 employees until July 15 while it negotiates...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Thelma, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:15 am | 79 comments | 2926 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Papa knows best, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 2925 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to vote in the 'far right' News Poll

To vote in the News Poll on TheAlmanacOnline, go to the home page http://www.almanacnews.com/index.php and check the far...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2924 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals take chloramine fight to EPA

In an effort to help dozens of Peninsula residents who say their sensitivity to chloramine has caused skin rashes and respiratory...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Ellen Powell, People Concerned About Chloramine, on Sep 2, 2007 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 2924 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Fisker Karma hybrid car catches fire in parking lot

A Fisker Karma, a plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan, burst into flames while sitting unoccupied in the parking lot of Roberts...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by CHANGE, on Aug 17, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 2924 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council holds special meeting on how to write initiative ballot argument

With the Aug. 15 deadline fast approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will meet tonight (Aug. 6) to clarify who will write...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Aug 11, 2014 at 3:24 pm | 32 comments | 2924 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Doing several things at once

Multi-tasking is antithetical to life as an intelligent and conscientious human being. Discuss ... ...

Original post made by Mr. Man on Mar. 22, 2007
Last comment by Slow Flow-er, on Mar 23, 2007 at 10:06 am | 1 comment | 2923 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do you think of the new plan for Oak Knoll School?

The Menlo Park City School District has proposed a new plan for Oak Knoll School that attempts to address some of the concerns...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park neighbor, on May 8, 2007 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 2923 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Georgia Tech beats Duke for the 10th Consecutive Time

Duke University, the Alma mater of kindred spirits Richard Nixon and a former local mayor, was soundly beaten on the gridiron...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Sep. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2923 Views

SPORTS

Alpine Mountain Lions Win Bracket Place 2nd Overall in Labor Day Tourney

The Portola Valley Alpine FC Mountain Lions boys under 14 soccer team won their bracket and placed second overall in the...

Original post made by J Morgan on Sep. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2922 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Towns face steep hike in costs for services of Sheriff's Office

A sharp rise in costs for police patrols in Portola Valley is likely for the budget year that begins July 1, with the increases...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:05 am | 15 comments | 2922 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park Presbyterian Church holds walk to raise funds for clean water projects

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church hosts a one-mile walk through Menlo Park on Saturday, July 13, to raise funds for clean...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2921 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals rally for single-payer health care system

About 25 people stood along El Camino Real in front of Cafe Borrone in Menlo Park on Thursday, July 30, rallying for a single-payer...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2009
Last comment by Hue Losers, on Aug 20, 2009 at 9:02 pm | 60 comments | 2920 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

America's Pastime-M-A's 1st annual car show

The Menlo-Atherton Baseball team is hosting it's 1st annual car show, America's Pastime, on April 28th. The show starts at...

Original post made by Mike Amoroso on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2919 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council chooses city manager

Menlo Park City Council members told the Almanac Friday they have picked a new city manager, but aren't releasing his or...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2007
Last comment by Public process, please, on Jun 23, 2007 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 2918 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lots of comments, but no changes on Oak Knoll School project

The Menlo Park City Council at its Oct. 7 meeting had the unusual -- and frustrating -- role of hearing all about permits...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by truancy officer, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 48 comments | 2918 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo mayor election will be voided

Menlo Park council member Kelly Fergusson said in an e-mail today that the election of mayor and vice mayor two days ago...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 11, 2010 at 10:19 pm | 101 comments | 2917 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2917 Views

OTHER TOPICS

See slide show on East Palo Alto peace march

See a slide show with audio on the East Palo Alto peace march by clicking here: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=4454#slide_show Click...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2916 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside

<b>NOTE:</b> The Woodside trip was cancelled. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2555 ...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by WarriorSon3, on Sep 23, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 28 comments | 2916 Views
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