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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family Service Welcomes Pre-K Enrollments; Hiring Teachers

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County is now accepting applications for enrollment of four-year old preschool children...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2704 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 2704 Views

ATHERTON

Giving Atherton's City Manager the Benefit of the Doubt

Dear Readers: The following is the text of an e-mail sent to Mr. Danielson, the Mayor and the City Council. I've done...

Original post made by John P Johns on Apr. 15, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 15, 2011 at 9:38 am | 1 comment | 2704 Views

MENLO PARK

Paying for 'overtime' parking in downtown Menlo

Start saving your quarters: In three months, plazas 1 and 5 in downtown Menlo Park will sprout parking meters. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by I was there, on Aug 1, 2011 at 3:48 pm | 29 comments | 2704 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Vintage fighting vehicles to be sold in Los Trancos Woods

For those with deep pockets and a deep hunger to own an authentic military fighting vehicle from World War II or the Cold...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2014
Last comment by Hector F, on Jul 9, 2014 at 8:32 pm | 3 comments | 2704 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Veteran Baker and Devoted Father

I am witing the Menlo Park community to inform them of a pending triple bypass open heart operation for my father Gerald...

Original post made by Michele Page on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Christine Backeroff, on May 1, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 7 comments | 2703 Views

MENLO PARK

Santa Cruz Avenue needs art shop and more

About a month ago you asked local readers what businesses should be on Santa Cruz Avenue. I am a mother of a 7-year-old...

Original post made by Susanne Chang on May. 17, 2007
Last comment by Bianca Bacio, on May 31, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 2702 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Everest, Summit charter school attacks based on misconceptions

I am a senior at Summit Preparatory Charter High School. I was not surprised to see The Almanac's article on Everest's charter...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stephanie, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Divided board appoints new county controller

A divided San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday appointed longtime county employee Bob Adler to fill the remaining...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2012
Last comment by R. Gordon, on Mar 16, 2012 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 2702 Views

MENLO PARK

TechShop in Menlo Park faces eviction

TechShop, the do-it-yourself haven in Menlo Park's industrial zone that, since opening in 2006, has expanded around the country,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 2702 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First person: Witnessing pain, human resilience in Oso

As a Red Cross volunteer I've seen areas devastated by hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and fires. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2702 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boys Golf Season Ends at CCS Finals

The most impressive M-A Varsity Boys golf season in recent history came to an end at the CCS Finals at Rancho Canada on Tuesday,...

Original post made by Linda Sako on May. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2701 Views

MENLO PARK

the affordable housing equation

A lot of discussion in this town often references the need for "affordable housing", but it seems that this discussion is...

Original post made by just a thought on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Nov 19, 2007 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2701 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

POLICE CALLS

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by louise, on Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2701 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV woman suffers minor injury in shooting

A young woman suffered a minor injury when she accidentally shot herself in the arm at her Portola Valley home Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 5 comments | 2701 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Toastmasters - Award Winning Club Open House

Menlo Park Toastmasters is an award winning club - it has won local public speaking contests and for the last 3 years has...

Original post made by Angela Hey on Apr. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2700 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrans won't finish Menlo Park repairs until mid-November; traffic jammed on El Camino

The Caltrans paving project that inadvertently snarled Menlo Park traffic along the El Camino corridor won't be complete...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ron, on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 12 comments | 2700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Volunteers do a great service

The following letter by Amalia Popel was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: I came to the U.S....

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2698 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Measure T passes by big margin

After Measure Tpassed with a 65.5-percent "yes" vote Tuesday night, developer David Bohannon said he'll be happy to swap...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by B. A. Baracus, on Nov 5, 2010 at 8:15 am | 2 comments | 2697 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton likely to fight developer lawsuit challenging road-impact fees in court

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== An Aug. 22 court date is set for the lawsuit filed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 2697 Views
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Local picks on 2015 Michelin Bib Gourmand list
By Elena Kadvany | 8 comments | 3,544 views

Charter School Proposal Steeped In Unintended Consequences
By Erin Glanville | 49 comments | 2,030 views

A Surprise!
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 1,389 views

Measure M-- I am not drinking Greenheartís expensive potion
By Martin Lamarque | 15 comments | 667 views