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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 2643 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 2643 Views

SPORTS

Menlo senior Alex Avery named MVP in high school water polo

Alex Avery, a senior at Menlo School, was voted Nov. 6 the Most Valuable Player of the Peninsula Athletic League in boys...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Peter, on Nov 7, 2007 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 2642 Views

MENLO PARK

Paws for the Holidays

Please join us, Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at The Pet Place, 777 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, for a booksigning by well-known...

Original post made by Lynn & Marc on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 2641 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton attorney: Lewis house not legally compliant, but no action needed

The word is in from Atherton's town attorney: The size of Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis' house exceeds the town's zoning ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by jaded, on Jun 20, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 32 comments | 2641 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family Service Welcomes Pre-K Enrollments; Hiring Teachers

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County is now accepting applications for enrollment of four-year old preschool children...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Veteran Baker and Devoted Father

I am witing the Menlo Park community to inform them of a pending triple bypass open heart operation for my father Gerald...

Original post made by Michele Page on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Christine Backeroff, on May 1, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 7 comments | 2639 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Conflict of, er, Civic Interest League

In all of the pressure being brought by the Atherton Civi Interest League (ACIL) to support the parcel tax, no one has realized...

Original post made by Fact Checker on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by Jon B., on Oct 29, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 15 comments | 2639 Views

MENLO PARK

Santa Cruz Avenue needs art shop and more

About a month ago you asked local readers what businesses should be on Santa Cruz Avenue. I am a mother of a 7-year-old...

Original post made by Susanne Chang on May. 17, 2007
Last comment by Bianca Bacio, on May 31, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 2638 Views

AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

Bring back the big yellow school bus Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5350 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Gauratbob, on Oct 25, 2008 at 1:07 am | 24 comments | 2637 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Building hope

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit the Service League, which provides services to jail inmates and their families....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Bill W., on Dec 7, 2007 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2636 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Argument preceded shooting of rehab leader David Lewis

In the minutes prior to being fatally shot in the back Wednesday afternoon, East Palo Alto drug-intervention leader David...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2010
Last comment by JMasonEPA, on Jun 10, 2010 at 11:22 pm | 3 comments | 2636 Views

MENLO PARK

Henry Riggs behind utility tax survey

The mystery has been solved behind an anonymous survey targeting Menlo Park's utility tax. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=763...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 2635 Views

ATHERTON

Court grants temporary order halting layoffs

San Mateo County Superior Court granted a temporary restraining order Friday (July 15), blocking the layoff of Atherton town...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy Hoffa, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 11 comments | 2635 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park starts drafting response to Caltrain electrification report

The Menlo Park City Council weighed in on the draft environmental impact report for Caltrain's electrification project, and...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Apr 14, 2014 at 1:15 pm | 5 comments | 2635 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Toastmasters - Award Winning Club Open House

Menlo Park Toastmasters is an award winning club - it has won local public speaking contests and for the last 3 years has...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Apr. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The soccer team that wasn't supposed to be

Dr. Mark Sontag promised his family he would not coach again. But when another dad approached him with a deal -- if Mark...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by chad sefcik, on Dec 19, 2007 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 2634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton boys lead water polo team

Senior Marker Anderson and sophomore Grant Villeneuve, both of Atherton, led Deerfield Academy — a college preparatory...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Alfonza Cutezina, on Feb 8, 2008 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2634 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside's planning director resigns

Hope Sullivan, Woodside's planning director and assistant town manager, has resigned , said Town Manager Susan George. Ms....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 2633 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Papa knows best, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 2633 Views
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Scott’s Seafood Mountain View to close, reopen as new concept
By Elena Kadvany | 14 comments | 4,254 views

Freshman Blues Don't Mean Wrong College
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 827 views

When Grandparents Visit
By Cheryl Bac | 4 comments | 788 views

Background and Ideas for the Comp Plan
By Steve Levy | 14 comments | 710 views

Aging and Training
By Paul Bendix | 0 comments | 48 views