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Crossing the line of convention

From a wonderful book by Robert Fulghum. The book is titled "Maybe (Maybe Not)" On a hot summer's day, late in August,...

Original post made by Llib Brunyar on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Diana, on Dec 20, 2006 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 3229 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Heavy rail not the solution for regional transit needs

Usually, I disagree with Henry Riggs. And usually I agree with the editorial positions of the Almanac. This time, it's the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2007
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 21, 2007 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 3229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 3229 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: Former council members discuss pros, cons of Measure M

The Almanac invited two former Menlo Park councilmen -- John Boyle and Heyward Robinson -- to discuss Measure M, which is...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2014
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on Oct 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 5 comments | 3229 Views

MENLO PARK

No charges in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 3228 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of our new Web site?

What do you think of the Almanac's new Web site, which includes the Town Square forum, where you can post news, information...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Corte Madera science students head for state science fair

<i>This story is by Treena Joi, science teacher in grades 6-7 at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley:</i> Corte Madera...

Original post made by Treena Joi on May. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3227 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Public records request: review of expense reports turns up some violations

Does Atherton have a problem with employee expense reports? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5037...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on Oct 14, 2007 at 4:20 pm | 1 comment | 3227 Views

MENLO PARK

St. Raymond's principal leaving after 16 years

St. Raymond School's principal, Sister Ann Bernard, will be leaving the school at the end of the academic year after 16 years...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Park Mom, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 21 comments | 3227 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Skateboard ramp gets green light

Skateboarders will have a new place to do their thing, possibly as soon as April, when a new ramp gets installed on the all-sports...

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Mike, on Feb 28, 2014 at 10:00 am | 3 comments | 3227 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist's accident: Puzzled by police reporting

The following letter by Mike Laine was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 print edition: Editor: I read the Jan.17...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saint Raymond BBQ Review

Saint Raymond's recent back to school BBQ event provided an opportunity for families to gather and gear up for the coming...

Original post made by Nimpa Nunn on Sep. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime school board member steps down

Olivia Martinez, who has served on the board of the Sequoia Union High School District since 1999, has announced she is leaving...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Board Observer, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 3225 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why put your child in danger?

<B>The following letter by Maria Ploeger was published in the Almanac's March 28 print edition:</B> Editor: Last week's...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 27, 2007
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Mar 28, 2007 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 3224 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton finance chief unfairly targeted, says audit panel

All is not well in the town of Atherton. Finance Director John Johns was suspended Aug. 27, following a complaint that he...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2007
Last comment by Friend of Atherton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 3224 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside director of planning resigns

Hope Sullivan, Woodside's planning director and assistant town manager, resigned effective June 26, said Town Manager Susan...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by CC, on Jul 17, 2008 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 3223 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton OKs settlement deal with developer

The Atherton City Council has approved a tentative agreement to settle a lawsuit with the development firm Pacific Peninsula...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Draper/ King neighbor, on Oct 17, 2011 at 5:25 am | 44 comments | 3223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Can we rise to the challenge of rising sea levels?

The monster in San Mateo County's closet is rising sea level, an issue humanity will be dealing with for the next 1,000 years,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 3223 Views

MENLO PARK

Council member receives donation from project

As reported in tomorrow's newspaper: http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=3619 John Boyle received a $750 donation...

Original post made by Suspicious on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Scott, on Feb 28, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 3222 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 3222 Views
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