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AROUND TOWN

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by The plot thickens, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:22 am | 5 comments | 2680 Views

MENLO PARK

Serious concerns about timing of budget surplus disclosure

The following letter by Susan Carnahan was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: Editor: The action by the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2679 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Low Rent Alternative Won't Work

It’s been suggested that rebuilding the revenues at the Allied Arts Guild will take time, and that one path to growth is...

Original post made by Common Sense on Mar. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2678 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodland Ave safety issue -- sidewalks needed

At the Council meeting of June 19,2007, a very compelling case was made for getting the City to fund a project to install...

Original post made by OBSERVING on Jun. 20, 2007
Last comment by Pedestrian, on Jun 22, 2007 at 12:01 pm | 4 comments | 2678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Oak Knoll School plan gives 'minimal attention" to pedestrian and bike access

Menlo Park parent John Fox says that the new plan for the Oak Knoll School campus at 1895 Oak Knoll Lane has given "minimal...

Original post made by School Poster on Sep. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2677 Views

MENLO PARK

Hilligoss out of the Park Theatre picture; Duncan plan likely to move forward

Menlo Park real estate broker Tom Hilligoss has announced that he no longer is pursuing the possibility of buying and restoring...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by Stupified, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2676 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2676 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Robert Wallace killed in tractor accident

Robert Wallace, 58, of La Honda died Sunday after a tractor he was driving near Alpine Road south of Portola Valley overturned...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kerry Woodhams, on Jul 16, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 6 comments | 2675 Views

MENLO PARK

New plan proposed for Derry project

It's taken a while, but the developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project and the Menlo Park residents group that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 2674 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Have public servants lost their ethics?

Thanks for the excellent editorial last week: "Sheriff should answer questions." This event occurs when there is significant...

Original post made by Henry Organ on May. 10, 2007
Last comment by peeved in portola valley, on May 23, 2007 at 9:47 am | 3 comments | 2673 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Menlo Park cops need help

Stung by internal dissension and damaged by an exodus of experienced officers — some seeking higher pay and more opportunities,...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2007
Last comment by TiberiusOne, on Oct 13, 2007 at 6:36 pm | 4 comments | 2673 Views

MENLO PARK

Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments | 2673 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Portola Valley: Mountain lion spotted Monday night

A resident of Portola Valley spotted a mountain lion heading toward Portola Green Circle in the Brookside Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:00 am | 4 comments | 2673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep cited as 'transformative' high school

Newsweek magazine has named Summit Preparatory Charter High School one of 10 "transformative" high schools in its annual...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 7, 2011 at 9:57 pm | 17 comments | 2673 Views

MENLO PARK

Lost opportunity for BMR housing

<B>The following letter by Elizabeth Lasensky was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: The 1300...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Homeowner, on Mar 29, 2007 at 6:06 pm | 2 comments | 2672 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Here's a conservation tip: Stop population growth

Yes, Charles Marsala is right. It is "time to get off the CO2 habit," as he expressed in last week's guest opinion. We...

Original post made by Jackie Leonard-Dimmick on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by SettingTheRecordStraight, on May 2, 2007 at 11:30 pm | 2 comments | 2672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Drug awareness seminar at Corte Madera School

Corte Madera School in Portola Valley will hold a "Drug and Alcohol Awareness" seminar on Wednesday, May 9, from 6:30 p.m....

Original post made by Newsboy on May. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2672 Views

MENLO PARK

An Anonymous Questionnaire about the Utility Tax

The other day, my wife and I each received an email containing a questionnaire pertaining to Measure K, the UUT. The questionnaire...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by shafted, on Jun 15, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 2672 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ed Flint named 'acting interim city manager'

==B Update:== Atherton's Interim Police Chief Ed Flint has added "acting interim city manager" to his job title after John...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Zillow, on Nov 25, 2011 at 8:28 am | 21 comments | 2672 Views

MENLO PARK

Art In Public Places

Would anyone be interested in having more art offered in Menlo Park? This could be available in many ways, such as dance,...

Original post made by Art Connoisseur on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 25, 2008 at 10:32 pm | 22 comments | 2671 Views
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