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AROUND TOWN

Domestic worker sues Atherton couple for wages, allegedly illegal practices

A 69-year-old housekeeper has filed a federal lawsuit against an Atherton couple, charging them with illegal employment practices...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Aghast, on Mar 18, 2008 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2485 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wood chipping program under way

The annual wood chipping program has begun for residents of Portola Valley and Woodside. The idea behind the program is to...

Original post made by David Boyce on May. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2485 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2485 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Investigation leads CHP to change findings on Alpine Road fatal bicycle-truck accident

Human DNA found near the front axle of a tractor-trailer truck has led investigators from the California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by mike patterson, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:48 pm | 31 comments | 2484 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident causes huge gusher in Menlo Park

Jim Lewis submitted this photo (taken by Todd Temple of Menlo Park) to The Almanac. Mr. Lewis said an accident Monday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Darin Duncan - Cal Water, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2483 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Portola Valley: Mountain lion spotted Monday night

A resident of Portola Valley spotted a mountain lion heading toward Portola Green Circle in the Brookside Park neighborhood...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Apr 13, 2011 at 7:00 am | 4 comments | 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local A Cappella group finalist in CBS contest

According to an e-mail I received this afternoon (and their http://www.hook-slide.com ), Hookslide, a Menlo Park-based A...

Original post made by fabravo on Dec. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2481 Views

MENLO PARK

Special Report: Waiting for backup

Swirling a cup of coffee in the break room of the Menlo Park Police Department on a September afternoon, Felicia Byars is...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Ben There, on Sep 30, 2007 at 4:41 pm | 3 comments | 2480 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory to slash electric bills with solar array

The electric bills at Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley should be lower by about 50 percent for the duration of this...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2008
Last comment by Friend of PV, on Nov 5, 2008 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign stemming from fatal bike accident nets 45 citations

An "Honor the Stop" enforcement campaign that was inspired by the deaths of two bicyclists killed by a sheriff's deputy...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 41 comments | 2479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Town Square permit anonymous posters?

Having participated in a lot of discussion threads I am concerned about the negative impact of anonymous posters on the stated...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 46 comments | 2479 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Bikers deserve a trail

The San Mateo County Parks and Recreation Department is in the middle of a nasty dispute pitting hikers and equestrians against...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2013
Last comment by jim sullivan, on Oct 16, 2013 at 7:23 am | 4 comments | 2478 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo mayor may run for supervisor's seat

"Kelly Fergusson for San Mateo County Board of Supervisors." That could be a campaign slogan next spring, as Ms. Fergusson,...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 3, 2007 at 5:57 pm | 3 comments | 2477 Views

AROUND TOWN

Duboc says pension initiative is a go

Former Menlo Park council member Lee Duboc says "a group of residents" will launch a drive for a ballot initiative, aimed...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 29, 2010 at 9:03 pm | 37 comments | 2477 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Council members right to question Caltrain

<I>The following letter by Bruce Balshone was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> Recent...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2475 Views

MENLO PARK

Parks and Recreation Commission Report

(I have sent this message to all of the Parks and Recreation Commissioners and posted it to cc.in) To the members of the...

Original post made by Heyward Robinson on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by it's only money, on Nov 2, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2475 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mail theft suspect arrested in Menlo Park

Police have made an arrest in connection with thefts of mail from residential mailboxes, including in West Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dane, on Mar 7, 2014 at 1:09 pm | 1 comment | 2475 Views

MENLO PARK

Changing the City’s Direction: An Opinion

The new city manager of San Jose, Debra Figone states: “The city manager is the CEO of the city government. He or she works...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Aug. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2474 Views

MENLO PARK

Winkler letter in almanac

This weeks Almanac had the following letter from ex-Mayor Winkler. high-speed rail vote Editor: This letter is about...

Original post made by good riddance on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by observer, on Sep 16, 2008 at 1:15 pm | 14 comments | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not in Vein: Woodside Mounted Patrol holds "Blood Night"

Not in Vein Last Tuesday night, April 10, the Mounted Patrol held another of their semiannual “Blood Nights” at the Patrol’s...

Original post made by Gary Kirby on May. 4, 2007
Last comment by News Guy, on May 5, 2007 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 2473 Views
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