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MENLO PARK

Goats on benches

The photo of a goat peacefully resting on a bench at Sharon Hills Park has its bucolic aspects, but we who live here want...

Original post made by Joe on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on May 30, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 2275 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Pellet gun use may be restricted in Portola Valley

The Portola Valley Town Council has scheduled a discussion and possible action on an amendment that would add pellet guns...

Original post made by David Boyce on Oct. 20, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2274 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces more legal claims by former employee

Atherton officials may have thought they put the nasty business of finance director John Johns' firing behind them when they...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2011
Last comment by socrates, on Feb 23, 2011 at 9:55 am | 16 comments | 2274 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Styrofoam food containers banned at county facilities

Starting July 1, Styrofoam food containers are out — at least in food facilities operated by San Mateo County, or on...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by Wondering, on May 7, 2008 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 2273 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expects 'significant' loss

The Menlo Park City School District expects a "significant" loss in its funds that are deposited in the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by MPCSD Parent, on Oct 17, 2008 at 11:42 am | 11 comments | 2273 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council approves Louise Street abandonment

The fight over Louise Street may head to the courts, which is where some Menlo Park City Council members appear to think...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 16, 2013 at 7:44 am | 29 comments | 2273 Views

AROUND TOWN

County will pay David Boesch $270,000-plus

Former Menlo Park city manager David Boesch, the man chosen to replace longtime San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie when...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2008
Last comment by Penny Ury, on Dec 5, 2008 at 11:56 am | 25 comments | 2272 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 9/30/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Making Money, Terry Pratchett 2. The Music Loverís Poetry Anthology, Maureen Draper 3. Run,...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 1, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2271 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Vaulters club wins titles at Junior/Young Rider competition

Local athletes from the Woodside Vaulters equestrian vaulting club won individual awards at the Federation Equestre Internationale's...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by PV Rider, on Aug 12, 2009 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 2271 Views

SPORTS

Tara VanDerveer to be inducted into Hall of Fame

==BI Women's basketball:== While the majority of her illustrious coaching career has been spent patrolling the Stanford sideline,...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by Runbikr, on Aug 10, 2011 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2271 Views

MENLO PARK

Waving flags on whose dime?

So what's with the new red-white-and-blue flags hanging along downtown Santa Cruz Avenue? Whose idea were they, and who paid...

Original post made by Wondering on Jul. 2, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Jul 10, 2008 at 12:07 pm | 6 comments | 2270 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 | 2270 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Voters invited to avoid election day tsunami

Local voters have the opportunity to vote early and avoid the Election Day rush Tuesday. On Saturday, Feb. 2, and Monday,...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Feb 4, 2008 at 6:59 pm | 1 comment | 2269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board recommends NorCal over Allied Waste for garbage collection

A major fight is brewing over garbage franchises in central and south San Mateo County. NorCal Waste Systems of San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jim Elliot, on Oct 22, 2008 at 10:06 am | 7 comments | 2269 Views

ATHERTON

Former editor chooses jail over probation

Atherton resident Brian Pardee Bothun, a former reporter for the Daily Post and former editor of the Palo Alto Daily News,...

Original post made on May. 6, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 25, 2010 at 1:39 pm | 28 comments | 2269 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council sets special meeting Friday on allegations of improper conduct by councilman

The Atherton City Council is scheduling a special emergency meeting for 2 p.m. Friday, March 26, to look into allegations...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2010
Last comment by down to earth, on Mar 31, 2010 at 10:04 am | 20 comments | 2268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How are your schools dealing with the challenge of global warming?

Almanac staff writer David Boyce has written a cover story this week on how local schools are taking initiatives to teach...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2267 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Town Square posts need to comply with terms of use

Town Square posts and comments are monitored by the Almanac for compliance with terms of use: http://www.almanacnews.com/terms_of_use.php We...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 12, 2007 at 9:16 pm | 3 comments | 2267 Views

WOODSIDE

Masquerading 'utility workers' are suspects in Woodside burglary, sheriff's deputies say

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are on the lookout for a couple of people posing as utility workers...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2011
Last comment by ladera neighbor, on Mar 2, 2011 at 12:21 pm | 3 comments | 2267 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Buffett Rule

Should it apply? Let's take a look at one opinion, from a well known politician, commenting on a letter he received from...

Original post made by Double D on Apr. 9, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 19, 2012 at 11:07 am | 33 comments | 2267 Views
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