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SPORTS

Carly Villareal on crew that places second in major regatta

Carly Villareal of Portola Valley, who just graduated from Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, has returned from...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3103 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Community activist Harry Harrison dies at 91

Longtime local developer, Menlo Park political figure and community activist Harry Harrison died Sunday at age 91. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2013
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jan 8, 2014 at 5:45 pm | 8 comments | 3103 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should Las Lomitas school district increases parcel taxes by 59 percent

The school board of the Las Lomitas Elementary School District is proposing to increase the district's parcel tax by 59 percent,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by Anna, on Feb 8, 2007 at 1:28 pm | 3 comments | 3102 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Running for Coroner

Please vote June 8th...

Original post made by NevaresFor Coroner on Jun. 3, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3101 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rosewood rooms: $400-$450 a night

Further details about the Stanford University/Rosewood Hotel, being built on Sand Hill Road near Interstate 280 in Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by money talks, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:26 am | 7 comments | 3100 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Waste trucks convert to biodiesel fuel

Menlo Park's environmental programs coordinator Diane Dryer and Evan Boyd, general manager of Allied Waste in San Mateo County,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Sep 26, 2007 at 9:53 pm | 6 comments | 3097 Views

WOODSIDE

Illegal removal of heritage trees in Woodside

Or, If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? Recent Almanac articles have documented...

Original post made by I Speak For the Trees on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3096 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board may change policy on busing EPA kids

A decades-long policy of having East Palo Alto teens take a bus to high school in Woodside or Belmont may come to an end...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by A-town gangsta, on Sep 25, 2013 at 11:18 pm | 10 comments | 3095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Be on the alert for fat -- the kind that blocks sewer lines

With the holidays upon us, regional water quality experts want Bay Area residents to be on the alert for fat. Not the kind...

Original post made by Julie Weiss on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 13, 2006 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 3092 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No track classes at Summit Prep, unlike M-A

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac.</B> Editor: I have two children in high school, one...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3092 Views

SPORTS

Two Alpine Menlo soccer teams reach finals

Two teams from the Alpine Menlo Soccer Club both reached the finals at the Clovis Challenge Cup II in Clovis, California,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by Saleena, on Jun 18, 2007 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 3092 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House hosts Insurance Industry Volunteers

Volunteers from ABD Insurance Services in Redwood City engaged with Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Oct. 23, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3091 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Driver not at fault in bicycle fatality, CHP says

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed bicyclist and Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jul 3, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 3091 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Court of Appeal drops case against coroner for retaining heart of young man

An appellate court has overturned a ruling in San Mateo County Superior Court that held the coroner's office liable for...

Original post made on May. 27, 2010
Last comment by Khaki, on Jun 1, 2010 at 1:16 pm | 5 comments | 3091 Views

AROUND TOWN

New business development manager on board in Menlo Park

Jim Cogan starts a new job on Monday (Dec. 17) &#150; he's been hired as Menlo Park's business development manager, according...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Waste of $, on Dec 17, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 10 comments | 3091 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on May 11, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 3091 Views

MENLO PARK

City child care program cited with safety violations by state

The Menlo Park Belle Haven school-age child care program has been hit with five safety violations, prompting more anger from...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by Concerned, on Nov 19, 2007 at 8:10 pm | 29 comments | 3089 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Making roads safer for bicyclists, walkers

An El Camino Real shrunken to four traffic lanes, with a shared bike and pedestrian trail on one side and a bike lane buffered...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Karen, on Apr 21, 2014 at 5:02 pm | 13 comments | 3088 Views

MENLO PARK

Hazardous waste drop off

Residents of Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley can take hazardous waste to a Menlo Park location on Saturday,...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Oct. 4, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3087 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Loss of heritage trees at Oak Knoll School

This summer, most likely mid- to late-June, six heritage trees at Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park will be destroyed. During...

Original post made by Carol Taggart on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by just wondering, on May 28, 2008 at 8:47 pm | 12 comments | 3087 Views
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