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ATHERTON

Atherton: Report probes allegations, but makes no findings against ex-building chief

An investigator probed allegations that Mike Hood, Atherton's former building official, undermined town rules, accepted gifts...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by kate, on Dec 17, 2007 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 3106 Views

SPORTS

Strikers boys U10 team wins championship

<I>Report by Nick Athens, parent of a player.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5426...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by F. Gray, on Dec 19, 2007 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 3748 Views

MENLO PARK

Commuters get green light on Alameda

The avenue of the fleas &#8212; the Alameda de las Pulgas &#8212; may be becoming more of a royal road for commuters through...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2007
Last comment by Been Gone Awhile, on Dec 26, 2007 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2487 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County agencies prepare for winter storms

San Mateo County officials are preparing for imminent winter storms by giving away sandbags and asking residents to remove...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 3, 2008 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton chooses city manager

Jerome "Jerry" Gruber, a former water department head for the ski-resort city of Big Bear Lake, is poised to become the next...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Steve S, on Jan 4, 2008 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2767 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report local storm news here

If you have storm-related news to report, please let us know. You can click on the headline above, and post it in the Comment...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 5, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2645 Views

MENLO PARK

Drinking water looks white? Still safe to drink.

If local tap water looks white, the cause is air bubbles. This temporary change affects only the appearance of the water....

Original post made by Virginia Parks on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Denise Johnson-Kula, on Jan 16, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 2381 Views

AROUND TOWN

Business: Mark Gallagher brings 25 years' experience to his Atherton gallery

Mark Gallagher is a hometown boy. Growing up in Sharon Heights, he attended Las Lomitas district schools and graduated from...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2008
Last comment by Rise Krag, on Jan 8, 2008 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 2708 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man, 19, arrested in assault on teacher

San Mateo County sheriff's deputies arrested a San Mateo man on Tuesday in connection with a November attack on a Woodside...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 10, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 1 comment | 2415 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Zero tolerance on gunfire, illegal fireworks

There will be no tolerance for celebratory gunfire or fireworks within the city of Menlo Park, the police department said...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by courtney, on Jan 10, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Former student finds fault with Woodside High story

As a former student, I am appalled by the portrayal of Woodside High School and public schools in general in the Jan. 2 issue...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Galen Rosenberg, on Jan 11, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 2539 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 3863 Views

ATHERTON

Fight over historic urns spawns Web site

An Atherton couple is taking the fight against the town's historic preservation ordinance online, with a Web site and petition...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Artifact Owner, on Jan 13, 2008 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 2745 Views

ATHERTON

Saving the world, one school at a time

About the author: This story was written by Menlo-Atherton High School senior Elliot Welsh, one of some 600 students who...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by michelle, on Jan 14, 2008 at 11:07 am | 1 comment | 2845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election marks course correction for schools

Setting up a classroom for an economics or history class isn't complicated. Find a room with good lighting and ventilation...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Allen, on Jan 14, 2008 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Parking Enforcer Strikes Again!

I got a parking ticket in the mail today from the City of Menlo Park. Not that getting a parking ticket in this town is hard...

Original post made by Ticked on Jan. 14, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 16, 2008 at 2:42 am | 1 comment | 2595 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV Notes: Town Hall fundraising reaches goal

The two-and-a-half year fundraising campaign to pay for a new library, Town Hall and community hall in Portola Valley is...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Jan 15, 2008 at 5:09 am | 1 comment | 2933 Views

MENLO PARK

Global Warming --

The recent report from Menlo's GRCC group gave no time to anyone who did not fully share their "doomsday" scenario. There...

Original post made by Who knows on Jan. 15, 2008
Last comment by greenie, on Jan 19, 2008 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2690 Views

ATHERTON

What was going on on Atherton Avenue this morning

All the cars? Tons and tons of cars, what was going on?...

Original post made by Julie on Jan. 17, 2008
Last comment by Tricia Young, on Jan 30, 2008 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 2562 Views

MENLO PARK

MP homeless vets programs win grants

The federal government is funding programs around the country to help military veterans, including in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by August, on Jan 23, 2008 at 8:35 pm | 1 comment | 2457 Views
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