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AROUND TOWN

Green energy home wins Menlo Park award

Tavinder and Vivek Wadhwa have won Menlo Park's 2011 Environmental Quality Award, for their passive energy home, the city...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 3115 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council to allow contract to expire on nursery purchase

Portola Valley residents applauded a late-night decision on Wednesday, Dec. 12, by the Town Council to not extend a contract...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by PV resident, on Dec 17, 2012 at 5:21 pm | 7 comments | 3115 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 3115 Views

SPORTS

Local boys named to PAL all-league golf team

The Peninsula Athletic League has announced their Bay Division All-League Boys 2007 Golf Team, which includes local residents...

Original post made by Team rep on Jun. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3114 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 3113 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 3113 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. 3112 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What's in the future for libraries?

On the bookcase in Victoria Johnson's San Mateo office is a lackluster librarian action figure dressed in a calf-length,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Downwardly mobile, on Jul 20, 2007 at 11:36 am | 11 comments | 3111 Views

MENLO PARK

Comments and Corrections to the Almanac’s 7/18/07 Article on Allied Arts

On the whole, Mr. Brown’s report on the Allied Arts Guild is well balanced, and accurate. However, the statements made by...

Original post made by A Friend of the Palo Alto Auxiliary and Children’s Hospital on Jul. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3111 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 | 3111 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Vaulters club takes top honors at national championships in Lexington

<I>This story was submitted by Carrie Wick, a spokesperson for the Woodside Vaulters.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8437...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by WoodsideV, on Aug 23, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 3111 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cell phone tower proposal for Portola Valley will be hard to defeat

Portola Valley residents with homes near a proposed cell phone antenna at Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane in the Westridge...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall @ Intero, on Apr 20, 2010 at 8:54 am | 7 comments | 3111 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP city school district: 2007-08 Kindergarten registration

January 16, 2007 Registration for fall 2007 will be accepted beginning February 1, 2007 at Oak Knoll School and February...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3110 Views

MENLO PARK

A vote against new commissioner

This letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: I missed the recent appointment...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Mar 13, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 3110 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cities must plan now for senior housing needs

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 17 edition: Editor: It may or may not come as news, but the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3109 Views

MENLO PARK

Lost Black Tibetan Terrier

$2000 Reward. 9 y/o male, 25 lbs. Lost Saturday, 12/16. Last seen in Sharon Heights area of Menlo Park. Name is Cookie Monster....

Original post made by Dog owner on Dec. 27, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3108 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton boys lead water polo team

Senior Marker Anderson and sophomore Grant Villeneuve, both of Atherton, led Deerfield Academy &#8212; a college preparatory...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Alfonza Cutezina, on Feb 8, 2008 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 3107 Views

MENLO PARK

Mandarin charter proposal scrutinized by community, district

In preparation for a public hearing on a proposed Mandarin immersion charter school, officials from the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Oct 11, 2014 at 9:37 am | 5 comments | 3107 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tutor sentenced in molestation case

A former Menlo Park City School District employee was sentenced Oct. 5 to three years in state prison for two counts of felony...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 3106 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Circus Club: 'Let's be a role model' for water use

With a 10-acre polo field visible from the street, it's almost inevitable that passersby would complain when they notice...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by Still wasting water!, on Jul 8, 2015 at 10:49 am | 14 comments | 3106 Views
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