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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley volunteers chafe over limits on their affordable housing role

There are many avenues of inquiry into the topic of affordable housing in Portola Valley: Why is the state inserting itself...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Fred, on Mar 27, 2013 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1558 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Enrollment surge may alter attendance boundaries

It appears that some Menlo Park, Atherton and Ladera parents planning on sending their teenagers to Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by Menlo mom, on May 28, 2013 at 6:14 pm | 1 comment | 2029 Views

SPORTS

SHP's Lavorato wins Positive Coaching Alliance award

Sacred Heart Prep football coach Pete Lavorato has won Positive Coaching Alliance's coveted Double-Goal Coach Award presented...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2015
Last comment by SHP parent, on Mar 17, 2015 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views

MENLO PARK

Jane Knoerle is moving, but not retiring

Most Almanac readers can't remember a time when Jane Knoerle didn't work for the paper. That's probably because Ms. Knoerle...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2015
Last comment by linda tarter clark, on Aug 29, 2015 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents concerned about herbicide spraying plan to meet with Senator Hill

Residents protesting Caltrans' spraying herbicides along local highways say they will show up for a coffee scheduled by Senator...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2015
Last comment by Tillie, on Nov 29, 2015 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 2128 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Longtime head of Jasper Ridge Biological Preserve steps down

Philippe Cohen of Menlo Park literally took it as a sign that after serving more than 22 years as executive director of Jasper...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2016
Last comment by MaryKenney, on Mar 7, 2016 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2430 Views

MOVIES

Post your review of "The Good Shepherd"

Despite covert operations, betrayal and the man who knew too much, director Robert De Niro's fictional take on the founding...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Feb 8, 2007 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 15281 Views

MENLO PARK

Morrow's plea was against attorney's advice

Against the advice of his attorney, Joseph Eli Morrow, 59, formerly of Menlo Park, pleaded no contest today to second-degree...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2007
Last comment by TJ, on Sep 11, 2007 at 10:40 pm | 1 comment | 2755 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Water level of snowpack 80% of normal

The state Department of Water Resources announced Monday its reading of the snow water content is 80 percent normal for...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ansel Adams, on Mar 3, 2009 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1993 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

EPA sports field approved amid heated debate

Despite residents' concerns about traffic impacts, the East Palo Alto Planning Commission approved a $3 million playing field...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:22 am | 1 comment | 2429 Views

MENLO PARK

People: 'Who Killed the Electric Car?' director returns to Menlo School

When alumni Chris Paine and Roger Gilbertson came home to Menlo School recently, close to 400 people showed up. And had a...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 15, 2011 at 10:33 am | 1 comment | 1518 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Charter school would focus on jobs

If you're lucky, as a teen you take a job or an internship that becomes an instructive watershed moment. You think you like...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jim Becker, on Dec 14, 2011 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2138 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Symphony in Flowers' fundraiser

The Mid-Peninsula League of the San Francisco Symphony celebrates the San Francisco Symphony's 100th birthday in grand style...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2012
Last comment by Mrs. B., on Apr 28, 2012 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1204 Views

AROUND TOWN

Learning and giving: A two-way street for local kids and seniors

Karen Rynewicz teaches fourth-graders in a school that's among the highest-achieving in the state. It's located in a town...

Original post made on May. 28, 2013
Last comment by , on May 28, 2013 at 9:40 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1590 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Harbor District .LAFco is looking for comments

Taking first steps to dissolve the Harbor District. http://lafco.smcgov.org/sites/lafco.smcgov.org/files/documents/files/CirculationDraft_HarborDist_2015-29-05_with%20cover%20let...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 29, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 29, 2015 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 557 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sacred Heart Prepatory graduates 136 students

Sacred Heart Preparatory graduated 136 students on May 23 at the 116th commencement ceremony at Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton....

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2015
Last comment by Kohki Kitano, on Aug 30, 2015 at 3:24 pm | 1 comment | 2199 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park is doing its share on high-density housing

While I support sensible planning in support of better communities, I read with concern your cover story on high-density...

Original post made by Greg Druehl on May. 24, 2007
Last comment by agree with greg, on May 27, 2007 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3095 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 | 2590 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hearings set on EIR for Clos de la Tech Winery

Clos de la Tech, the vineyard west of Skyline Boulevard where T.J. Rodgers, CEO of Cypress Semiconductor, wants to build...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 29, 2008 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 2472 Views
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