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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin charter backers appeal to county board of education

The group trying to establish a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District has appealed to...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Dec 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 13 comments | 4844 Views

ATHERTON

Neighbors seek injunction to stop M-A lights

At Menlo-Atherton High School, the light towers are in place over the football field and football season has arrived. Neighbors...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:23 am | 67 comments | 4841 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drawing a line in the air: Clotheslines are lovely to some, anathema to others

Portola Valley resident Danna Breen loves her clothesline, particularly when her children's clothes are pinned up on it....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 4840 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Pleasure for the Palate at Red Lotus

My family and I enjoyed a most delicious dinner at Red Lotus in the Ladera Shopping Center. The restaurant features the cuisine...

Original post made by Renee M. on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 4837 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Development plan for Roger Reynolds nursery site ruffles neighbors

Residents of Stone Pine Lane in Menlo Park were none too pleased when developer Derek "Deke" Hunter presented revised plans...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Interesting Tidbit, on Nov 8, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 8 comments | 4836 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 | 4836 Views

SPORTS

MP Strikers Under 11 Boys Win NorCal Cross Regionals

The MP Strikers Under 11 Boys Premier soccer team won the NorCal Cross Regionals title this weekend in Union City. The single...

Original post made by J Morgan on Jun. 7, 2010
There are no comments yet. 4833 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV council to meet at The Sequoias Oct. 25

For its Wednesday, Oct. 25, meeting, the Portola Valley Town Council will convene at The Sequoias retirement community in...

Original post made by David Boyce on Oct. 13, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Hillview student says loss of trees, more traffic at Oak Knoll School would damage community

I was horrified to hear of the impending Oak Knoll plan and the implications that it would create. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Apostrophe Posse, on May 22, 2008 at 4:26 pm | 64 comments | 4831 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside entrepreneur's reading application is making waves

Woodside entrepreneur Nick Lum, who has added color to text for more efficient online reading with his BeeLine Reader, is...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Marianne, on Jan 14, 2016 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 4831 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Managers to get raises under new contract

Approximately 34 city of Menlo Park employees would see raises of 4.5 percent and a bump in health benefits under the terms...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Irate, on Dec 5, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 4828 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Ice cream thieves undone by tech tracks

When a theft is under way, one rule that is sometimes overlooked by the criminals -- don't do something stupid that gives...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2008
Last comment by andy creighton, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 5 comments | 4828 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Feature story: It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2013
Last comment by Kathie, on Feb 27, 2013 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 4828 Views

MENLO PARK

Problems at Allied Arts Guild

Allied Arts’ Dismal Future I’m concerned about the future of the Allied Arts property. As a longtime member of the...

Original post made by Allied Arts Member on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 15, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 8 comments | 4827 Views

SPORTS

Sports Notes: Cheerleaders go to world championships

Three girls from Focus Cheergyms in Redwood City — Chaz Fowler of Menlo Park, Nikki Cavanaugh, and Shannon Yannazzo —...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by rebecca nagy, on Jul 18, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 4827 Views

AROUND TOWN

City manager releases consultant's drafts of letters to editor, talking points

Menlo Park City Manager Alex McIntyre sent the Almanac on Wednesday night (Nov. 12) what he described as documents that consultant...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2014
Last comment by formerly formerly, on Nov 14, 2014 at 6:50 am | 32 comments | 4827 Views

MENLO PARK

City to spend most of utility user tax revenue on new employee retirement benefits

Today the city issued several staff reports recommending that the UUT tax rate be kept at the maximum rate and that the majority...

Original post made by Finance Wonk on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by ElectionWatcher, on Feb 14, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 33 comments | 4825 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independent bookstores fight for survival

Last Saturday night (9/30/06) I saw the film "Indies Under Fire" at the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church theater in back of...

Original post made by JB on Oct. 1, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4825 Views

WOODSIDE

American made: Woodside's Adolph Rosekrans restores farming implements from the days of the horse-drawn plow

It requires a leap of imagination to visualize it now, but there was a time when growing crops commercially in the United...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Borut Prah, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 4825 Views

WOODSIDE

Forty-five cars may compete in Woodside soapbox derby Sunday

The second annual Woodside Soapbox Derby takes place Sunday, May 4, in the parking lot of Independence Hall at 2955 Woodside...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 1, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 4825 Views
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