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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wishing for a better outcome on playing fields

The following letter by Lee Duboc was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: At this time, I don't...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2589 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 2589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big high-speed rail meeting in Menlo Park

California High Speed Rail Authority board member Rod Diridon is among the expected speakers at a Sept. 9 study session...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Nick, on Sep 9, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 48 comments | 2589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should supervisor candidates run countywide?

Voters in San Mateo County will have another chance in November to decide whether to change how the five supervisors who...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 19 comments | 2589 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Daycare center opponents appeal county's decision

Opponents of a plan to open a 24-child daycare center in a residential area of West Menlo Park say they are already in the...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Feb 27, 2014 at 3:58 pm | 7 comments | 2589 Views

AROUND TOWN

No charges against deputy who shot woman armed with knife

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday he would not file charges against a sheriff's deputy who...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 35 comments | 2589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Town Square permit anonymous posters?

Having participated in a lot of discussion threads I am concerned about the negative impact of anonymous posters on the stated...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 46 comments | 2588 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 | 2588 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. World Without End, Ken Follett 3. Out...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2587 Views

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 | 2587 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Park Theater building deserves respect

I support preserving the Park Theater and making a serious application to have it placed on the National Register of Historic...

Original post made by Roslyn Raney on Aug. 22, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

New law protects mountain lions

A celebration of a new law authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill that protects mountain lions is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 2586 Views

AROUND TOWN

Couple arraigned in the case of stolen Portola Valley Porsche

A San Jose couple suspected of involvement in several Peninsula burglaries and the theft in September of a Porsche from a...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2014
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 17, 2014 at 11:44 am | 5 comments | 2585 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Penguins triumph at tourney

A parcel of penguins from Woodside fought their way to first place in a recent tournament, beating highlighters and gladiators,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Bubba, on Aug 11, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2584 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public pension costs on the rise

With the fund for the California Public Employees' Retirement System dropping 23 percent in the 2008-09 fiscal year, local...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by RHine@AlmanacNews.com, on Oct 6, 2009 at 12:01 am | 51 comments | 2584 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Supervisor Gordon Celebrates Week of the Young Child with At-Risk Preschoolers

San Mateo County Supervisor Richard Gordon stopped by Family Service Agency of San Mateo Countyís Child Development Center...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on May. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sudden Oak Death

Last year it was the tanoaks; this year it's the live oaks. Oak trees are dying by the dozens in the woods of Woodside, Portola...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Agrifos, on Mar 20, 2008 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2583 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Hosts of Obama visit may be off the hook for extra police, public works costs

The town of Atherton is likely to drop its efforts to require two Atherton couples who hosted fundraising events for President...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 5, 2013 at 4:57 pm | 34 comments | 2583 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

La Entrada Spelling Bee

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SPELLING BEE WINNERS! Eighth grader Andra Bailard took top honors in the eighth annual La Entrada...

Original post made by G. Principe on Jan. 28, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2582 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters approve $165 million high school bond measure

Voters strongly approved Measure J, the proposal to borrow $165 million through bond issues to pay for new facilities in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by objective view, on Feb 10, 2008 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 2582 Views
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Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
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Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 10 comments | 481 views