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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 | 2798 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rethinking our planted world

This spring has been gorgeous with all of the flowering trees and spectacular blooms everywhere. Our neighborhoods and Stanford...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2797 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Real estate firm's collapse affects local investors

This story in the Mercury News about a real estate firm's collapse affects local investors: "Millions of dollars in real...

Original post made by Tipster on May. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man takes recreation director post in Saratoga

Interim director takes permanent recreation post in Saratoga By Michele Tjin - MediaNews Article Launched: 09/27/2007 02:59:21...

Original post made by Thank You! on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Recreation needs help, on Oct 10, 2007 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 2797 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reconsider Belle Haven 'engagement' plan

A number of questions arise from the City Council's decision late last month to hire a consultant and spend an estimated...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by richard cline, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 13 comments | 2797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford backs away from divisive Dish parking plan

After pressure from the city and an outpouring of opposition from hikers who frequent the Dish, Stanford University is backing...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 25, 2014 at 1:16 pm | 4 comments | 2797 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why are Menlo Park/Atherton residents so apathetic?

I check this board every day to see if anyone has posted anything new. How disappointing to see that the only post before...

Original post made by curious on Jul. 28, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 2, 2007 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 2796 Views

AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

Bring back the big yellow school bus Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5350 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Gauratbob, on Oct 25, 2008 at 1:07 am | 24 comments | 2796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter to recuse himself from computer votes

Peter Carpenter, a member of the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has decided, "in an abundance...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by tolerant, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:41 am | 37 comments | 2796 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Train noise disruptive for library users

Atherton residents who live within a few hundred yards of the Caltrain tracks, who visit the town offices or use the tennis...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 9 comments | 2796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidate says he questioned sheriff about Vegas incident

For Greg Munks, the sheriff of San Mateo County and the incumbent in the June 3 election for his third four-year term, one...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 5, 2014 at 9:31 am | 16 comments | 2796 Views

SPORTS

Menlo senior Alex Avery named MVP in high school water polo

Alex Avery, a senior at Menlo School, was voted Nov. 6 the Most Valuable Player of the Peninsula Athletic League in boys...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Peter, on Nov 7, 2007 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 2795 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo votes to cut student loan interest rates

<b>From a Jan. 17, 2006, press release from Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Atherton.</b> WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo,...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2794 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tutor sentenced in molestation case

A former Menlo Park City School District employee was sentenced Oct. 5 to three years in state prison for two counts of felony...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Oct 8, 2012 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2794 Views

MENLO PARK

Foster City approves lowering speed limit for NEVs (neighborhood electric vehicles)

In an article in The Examiner dated 3/21/07, Jason Goldman-Ham reports that Foster City approved lowering the speed limits...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2793 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Leadership in Atherton

I have lived in Atherton for more than 18 years and have been involved with its civic affairs long before I was elected to...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Claims, on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:39 am | 28 comments | 2793 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Monday seminar: Sea level challenges in San Mateo County

As the climate changes, the coastline of San Mateo County may change as well. Assemblyman Rich Gordon and county Supervisor...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2013
Last comment by Steve Case, on Dec 5, 2013 at 1:07 am | 1 comment | 2793 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 | 2792 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 | 2792 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 | 2792 Views
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