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MENLO PARK

Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Tom H., on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1101 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Almanac's cover on high-speed rail upsetting

The cover of the March 31 Almanac is most disturbing for the abrogation of every safety law and occupation in the railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 17, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1296 Views

WOODSIDE

Mary Smith drops appeal in death of husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley, who unsuccessfully sued Woodside resident Anthony Rose over an incident that she claimed wrongfully...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1742 Views

WOODSIDE

Garden club holds 'plant festival'

"It's so much more than a plant sale," says Woodside-Atherton Garden Club spokesperson Anne Cunningham. "This year's sale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anne Cunningham, on Apr 21, 2010 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1680 Views

WOODSIDE

County joins program to get guns away from abusers

For the next two years, San Mateo County will partner with the California Department of Justice in a pilot program to get...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Woodside, CA, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1767 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

April 24: School foundation hosts auction to help offset district deficit

Leaders of the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation are hoping the foundation's annual auction, set for Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Woodside High auction set for April 24

"Spring into Auction," Woodside High School's annual benefit auction, will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Laura Keister, on Apr 25, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 1103 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for Mike Wasmann

During my audit of the Building Department, I identified several properties with zoning violations of an egregious nature:...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by richard marks, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

ATHERTON

A Story about the Almanac's Reporting

Last Friday I wrote Renee Batti to let her know that I would not be comming by her office to present her with documentary...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by saul leibowitz, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 2110 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four stabbed in San Mateo hotel

Four people were stabbed early Sunday morning at a Marriott hotel in San Mateo, a police sergeant said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Monk, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1068 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chief: Fatal Menlo Park fire appears accidental

A fatal fire at a Menlo Park home early Tuesday morning appears to have started accidentally, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries: Dr. William Tevis dies at 87

Dr. William Wade Tevis, who served on the staffs of Sequoia Hospital and Stanford Medical Center, died quietly April 11 at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lorraine Bailin, on Apr 30, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1289 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mary Smith drops appeal in death of her husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley has paid approximately $100,000 to compensate Woodside resident Anthony Rose, a former superintendent...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by tom, on May 4, 2010 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1262 Views

MENLO PARK

Elections 2010:Yoriko Kishimoto: living the dream

Note: This is one in a series of stories on candidates for the state Assembly's 21st District seat in the June 8 Democratic...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Johnny, on May 4, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elections 2010: Assembly candidate Yoriko Kishimoto is living the dream

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Rob Tanner, on May 5, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1218 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Mental health conference at Menlo Pres

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is hosting a community mental health conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Erica Rader, on May 7, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facts on the impact of Proposition 13

System Failure: Californiaís Loophole-Ridden Commercial Property Tax by California Tax Reform Association Executive...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on May 7, 2010 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1081 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million revenue shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11...

Original post made on May. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on May 8, 2010 at 8:40 am | 1 comment | 1279 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Frances Geballe named Citizen of the Year in Woodside School District

Longtime Woodside resident and philanthropist Frances Geballe is this year's recipient of the Citizen of the Year award....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Moinica, on May 10, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 3349 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Fence across stream draws scrutiny

Lengths of plastic tubing hang down over Alambique Creek like a curtain as the stream crosses into the Portola Road property...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by pv neighbor, on May 11, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 2188 Views
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