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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley resident halts apparent burglary

A Portola Valley resident came home just in time to prevent an apparent burglary on Wednesday, according to the San Mateo...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2015
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 5, 2015 at 7:13 am | 1 comment | 3765 Views

MENLO PARK

Major program on Menlo Park history

The last 150 years of Menlo Park history will come to life in a History Symposium Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. until 2...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 3762 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside councilwoman charged with DUI

Woodside Councilwoman Carroll Ann Hodges spent Friday night in the First Chance substance-abuse facility in San Carlos and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Paul Goeld, on Apr 10, 2008 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 3762 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

How did horses get on I-280?

Why and how four horses from Webb Ranch got onto Interstate 280 on Saturday, Dec. 29, is unclear. Three of the horses were...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2012
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jan 4, 2013 at 4:17 pm | 11 comments | 3761 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: West Menlo Park cat shot in shoulder

Crime and accident reports from West Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2014
Last comment by Responsible Cat Owner, on May 1, 2014 at 1:35 pm | 4 comments | 3760 Views

MENLO PARK

Unsustainable committments

Editor, More than one Menlo Park city council member has counted on union support in his/her public aspirations, yet I...

Original post made by Henry Riggs on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by AnotherResident, on Dec 23, 2006 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 3759 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo: President Bush not listening to American people

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, released a statement Friday strongly criticizing President George W. Bush's televised...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 17, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 3759 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley Superintendent Lisa Gonzales resigns

Portola Valley School District Superintendent Lisa Gonzales is leaving the district, effective Friday, Oct. 9, with Eric...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Trouble indeed, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 3759 Views

MENLO PARK

Blueprint for change in Menlo Park?

The following was published as a guest opinion by Martin Engel in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: By Martin Engel A...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 2, 2007 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 3758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Jack Hickey, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 3758 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools: O'Connor Street transfer request denied by county committee

Residents of Menlo Park's O'Connor Street who want to move their 31 homes from the Ravenswood to Menlo Park school district...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2015 at 2:25 pm | 43 comments | 3757 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Riding facing traffic safer for cyclists?

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4407...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by A Realist, on Sep 7, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 7 comments | 3757 Views

AROUND TOWN

Poems from the homeless

It was a surprise and inspiration to learn that Lorin Vernon Krogh, who now lives in an apartment at the new Opportunity...

Original post made by Marion Softky on Dec. 5, 2006
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Dec 19, 2006 at 1:16 pm | 3 comments | 3757 Views

ATHERTON

Kids' Earth art contest

Atherton is hosting an enviromental art contest for kids in kindergarten through grade 8. Entries must be submitted by April...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Apr. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3757 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woman injured in Sand Hill Road bike accident

A 54-year-old woman bicyclist fell and struck her head Sunday while riding with friends eastbound on Sand Hill Road, west...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 30, 2007 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 3753 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 Laura, on Apr 23, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 3751 Views

MENLO PARK

Remarks by outgoing mayor Kelly Fergusson

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1378 posted Wednesday, December 5, 2007, 2:00...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 8, 2007 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 3750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park karate teacher pleads no contest to molestation, child porn charges

A child molestation case that began nearly a year ago ended with Ralph "Eugene" Todd III, 32, of Menlo Park, pleading no...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Vicki Moore, on Nov 9, 2013 at 7:38 am | 2 comments | 3750 Views

MENLO PARK

Opinion: Hard lesson learned in downtown plan

Some Menlo Park City Council members and others have expressed dismay that the proportion of housing and retail is small...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 3749 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A tennis team may go undefeated; match on Friday

The girls varsity tennis team at Menlo-Atherton High School may cap its season with an undefeated record this year if it...

Original post made by David Boyce on Oct. 26, 2006
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