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Don't derail Caltrain's new service

The following letter by Richard Silver was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: An ad hoc group...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 2506 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Tour de Menlo hits road Aug. 16

Area cyclists are invited to participate in the fifth annual Tour de Menlo, a scenic, fully supported and redesigned bike...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Joan Swift, on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 2506 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Archives

The mansion Herbert Law built in the 1920s for his 5-year-old daughter Patricia in the hills of Portola Valley burned in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by More Info, on Feb 8, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Divided board appoints new county controller

A divided San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed longtime county employee Bob Adler to fill the remaining...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by R. Gordon, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 2506 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A New Year's invitation from Menlo Park's mayor

Menlo Park is many different things to many different people. To some, it is the country's foremost venture capital destination....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 26, 2014 at 6:20 pm | 3 comments | 2505 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: An appeal for preservation

A volunteer nonprofit group has embarked on a ambitious plan to raise $2.5 million to restore and renovate the Carriage House...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Dame Support Needed for Town Center , on Jun 30, 2014 at 6:17 am | 11 comments | 2505 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain reports record ridership

Caltrain turned in record ridership -- and revenues to match -- last year, but passengers may not see the payoff until at...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 24, 2007 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 2504 Views

SPORTS

Jumping at a chance to make the Olympic team again

Grace Upshaw, a former resident of Menlo Park, stood at the closing ceremonies of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece,...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Pat Egan, on Jun 26, 2008 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 2504 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by a...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Candle Lighter, on Feb 6, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 12 comments | 2504 Views

ATHERTON

Holbrook-Palmer Park is still best library site, Atherton councilwoman Kathy McKeithen says

Building a two-story library in the park is still the best course for Atherton, City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said this...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2012
Last comment by mary awbrey, on Sep 22, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 21 comments | 2504 Views

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How to view all posts in Town Square

To view all Town Center posts, click the link "View All Posts" to the right of the words, "Today's Top Posts." See illustration....

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 22, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Posting on student painters

Cindy, I took your posting on student house painters offline because -- while it looks like a terrific company to help college...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 26, 2007
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MENLO PARK

What Business is Allied Arts In, Restoring Buildings or Supporting Children’s Hospital?

Kudos to “Worried” for analyzing the numbers, and for “Appalled” for raising questions about the capability of Allied Arts’...

Original post made by Ms. Flora on Aug. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2503 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts Market could get use permit this week

Unfortunately, I can't be at the meeting about this at the historic schoolhouse tomorrow night, but I certainly hope the...

Original post made by Judy Lurie on Dec. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2503 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'An American Miracle': Woodside Priory celebrates founding 50 years ago

"An American miracle" is what Father Egon Javor calls the success of Woodside Priory School, founded on land in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Barry Wright, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:43 pm | 1 comment | 2503 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys successfully defend water polo title

For the first time in the history of the boys' water polo program at Sacred Heart Prep, the Gators are back-to-back Central...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by ATOWNMAMA, on Dec 10, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 2503 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: school districts need to improve effectiveness of school bond oversight

School districts in San Mateo County need to do a better job of recruiting and training members for committees that provide...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2503 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Swing time at Holbrook-Palmer Park

It's going to be a swinging party at the Sunday, Sept. 9, "Swing in the Park" fundraiser for Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Oct 14, 2007 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2502 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory boys fall to Branson in NorCal semifinals

The No. 5-seeded Woodside Priory boys basketball team closed out its season at 25-6 Thursday when it fell to No. 1 Branson,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by CoolHead, on Mar 8, 2008 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 2502 Views

WOODSIDE

Town Council fines Woodside couple $10,000 for felling trees without a permit

A couple who cut several significant trees in Woodside without a permit drew a hefty fine. The Town Council dramatically...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Speaks, Woodside better listen, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 2502 Views
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Anglo Menlo Park
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Council election, and then some.
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