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Caltrans joins spraying moratorium

Residents of rural San Mateo County have one less thing to worry about this spring, since the California Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Amy Shimmick, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 3199 Views

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Aggressive timber harvest trend needs scrutiny

The following letter by Hilary Yoffe-Sharp was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: As concerned...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3196 Views

MENLO PARK

Report calls Stanford traffic mitigation for Menlo Park 'intolerable'

A report drafted by the transportation commission calls the inequity between the $8.3 million Stanford has proposed giving...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 29, 2011 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 3196 Views

AROUND TOWN

Al Gore visits Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton

It isn't every day that a former vice president speaks at a high school. Tuesday, Oct. 4 , was one of those days. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Edgar McSweeney, on Oct 8, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 26 comments | 3196 Views

SPORTS

PALO ALTO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA's SINFONIA TO PRESENT PACO 2010 CONCERTO COMPETITION WINNERS Local Youth Talent Showcased at Finale Event of the Season

DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 6, 2010, 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University Campus PROGRAM: Alex Goldberg...

Original post made by PACO Publicity on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by PACO Publicity, on May 26, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 3195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are most of these things calendar listings?

I'm confused. I thought this was a place to talk about things, not list calendar events. The first three items (now the second,...

Original post made by Confused on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 3193 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Check out the M-A High School Wikipedia entry

Check out the Menlo-Atherton High School Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menlo-Atherton_High_School...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 3191 Views

AROUND TOWN

Thanksgiving Vignette

There is a wonderful museum on the campus of Stanford University and in front of it there is an outdoor sculpture garden...

Original post made by Bemused on Dec. 20, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3190 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ponying up to save Folger Stable

If work on the historic Folger Stable begins next spring, as anticipated, it will be the culmination of years of labor. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Frol, on Sep 15, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 3189 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Wine Press: Will two glasses a day keep the doctor away?

Imagine an elixir that reduces the risk of prostate cancer, kidney cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer and lymphoma....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2007
Last comment by Make Mine Red, on Aug 16, 2007 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 3188 Views

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'Significant' mail theft reported in Woodside

A "significant theft" from mail boxes at Bear Gulch Road and Skyline Boulevard in Woodside occurred from Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2012
Last comment by Moo, on Oct 6, 2012 at 9:35 am | 1 comment | 3188 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to choose council member, decide on parcel tax renewal in November

Atherton voters will choose their new council member after all: The City Council reaffirmed on Wednesday night (July 17)...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 3188 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Dental Appointments Available for Kids

Several San Mateo County dentists have openings for free dental services to children ages 1 to 18 years on Give Kids a Smile...

Original post made by Beverly Thames on Jan. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3187 Views

ATHERTON

Why I’m supporting Elizabeth Lewis and David Henig for Atherton Council.

All the discussion in the presidential campaign this year is about change, with both sides claiming that they’re...

Original post made by James R. Janz on Oct. 24, 2008
Last comment by Thelma, on Nov 2, 2008 at 8:46 pm | 4 comments | 3186 Views

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So it goes: The passing of a great man

Kurt Vonnegut is dead. Long live Kurt Vonnegut....

Original post made by In Mourning on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Apr 19, 2007 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 3185 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers choose their favorite shops, services

Readers tell us where they go to eat, shop, be pampered, and get into shape. <b>Photo:</b> Will Marts, left, and Manuel Orta,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by skeptic, on Aug 28, 2008 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 3185 Views

SPORTS

Coaches disrespectful to umpires

During a little game at La Entrada last night, the coaches of one on the teams repeatedly bullied the umpires of the game....

Original post made by little league parent on Apr. 5, 2007
Last comment by Hey batter, on Apr 6, 2007 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 3183 Views

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New York Times article bashes U.S. Constitution

Talk about bait and switch. The title of the article says "We the People’ Loses Appeal With People Around the World". The...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 10, 2012 at 5:43 pm | 25 comments | 3183 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why vaccinate?

With an outbreak of measles continuing to spread, the question of whether parents should be allowed to choose not to immunize...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Feb 14, 2015 at 5:29 pm | 16 comments | 3183 Views

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Cops prepare for new cell-phone driving laws

Local law enforcement agencies are gearing up to begin enforcing the "hands-free" cell phone laws that go into effect Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by not laughing, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:16 am | 35 comments | 3182 Views
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