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MENLO PARK

MP Seeking To Bridge Budget Gap Via Police Ticketing Frenzy?

OK, I guess the "Big Brother" red-light-photo money-makers aren't bringing in enough funds to bridge the city's budget gap,...

Original post made by That Red-Light Flashing Now Means Ka-Ching! on May. 18, 2009
Last comment by Does of reality, on May 29, 2009 at 1:54 pm | 33 comments | 2736 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Papa knows best, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 2736 Views

MENLO PARK

Veteran Baker Jerry Stagi recovering from heart surgery,

Jerry of the Pink Pastry Shoppe, and Gerry's Cakes is currently recovering from his quadruple bipass surgery at Washington...

Original post made by Pam LeBlanc on Oct. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2735 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Priory boys keep hoop streak alive

Since the end of the 2006 season, the Woodside Priory boys' basketball team has won 34 straight Private Schools Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by A Fan, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2735 Views

WOODSIDE

Police and Fire

The San Mateo County Sheriffs Office and the Woodside Fire Protection District are fine agencies that used to enjoy weekly...

Original post made by Matt on Sep. 26, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Sep 26, 2007 at 7:23 pm | 1 comment | 2733 Views

SPORTS

Local voters back Obama and McCain

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, was the top vote-getter in The Almanac's circulation area (Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by excuuuse me, on Feb 12, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2732 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cell phone tower proposal for Portola Valley will be hard to defeat

Portola Valley residents with homes near a proposed cell phone antenna at Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane in the Westridge...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall @ Intero, on Apr 20, 2010 at 8:54 am | 7 comments | 2732 Views

ATHERTON

Court grants temporary order halting layoffs

San Mateo County Superior Court granted a temporary restraining order Friday (July 15), blocking the layoff of Atherton town...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jimmy Hoffa, on Jul 23, 2011 at 4:21 pm | 11 comments | 2732 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

German International School presents Animal Art Show

The Animal Art Show, an annual event hosted by the German International School of Silicon Valley, presents paintings, drawings...

Original post made by Artlover on May. 3, 2007
Last comment by Lily, on May 3, 2007 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 2731 Views

ATHERTON

Go Solar meeting for Atherton and Menlo Park

An informational meeting explaining the economic advantages of solar power is set for 7 p.m. on Tuesday, July 24, at the...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2731 Views

MENLO PARK

City Block Party a major success

Congratulations to the City Council and especially to Mayor Fergusson for another successful block party. City staff and...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by morris brown, on Aug 29, 2007 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 2731 Views

AROUND TOWN

Financial Fitness by Zonta Club of Silicon Valley

The Zonta Club of Silicon Valley presented "Financial Fitness," a financial education program -- including Hands on Banking,...

Original post made by Catherine Parlanti,Vice President on Aug. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2730 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley adopts new creek setback rules

As new or extensively remodeled homes go up on properties along Portola Valley's three major creeks -- Los Trancos, Corte...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Nov 21, 2007 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 2730 Views

MENLO PARK

Alllied Arts Guild President Knows What She's Doing

I donít understand the criticisms aimed at our Woodside-Atherton Auxiliary president regarding the changes at the Allied...

Original post made by An Allied Arts Supporter on Mar. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2729 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Flawed thinking on both sides of Caltrain debate

<I>The following guest opinion by Martin Engel was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>By Martin Engel</B> The...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2729 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Magic show at Atherton library June 25

Magic show with Gerald Joseph at the Atherton Library The Atherton Library will be hosting a program for children with...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2729 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Building hope

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit the Service League, which provides services to jail inmates and their families....

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Bill W., on Dec 7, 2007 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2729 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2729 Views

AROUND TOWN

USGS June Evening Public Lecture

This month's Evening Public Lecture Series program -- at 7:00 on June 28th -- features a colorful 3-D tour of the spectacular...

Original post made by Amelia Barrales on Jun. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Woman charged with DUI in crash

The 26-year-old driver in a crash that left her and a passenger seriously injured has been charged with multiple counts related...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by oearl, on Jan 21, 2014 at 1:54 pm | 3 comments | 2727 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 4 comments | 3,009 views

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Ode to Brussels Sprout
By Laura Stec | 14 comments | 2,361 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
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Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 8 comments | 362 views