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THE LOCAL DISH

Opening Reception on Friday, April 8 for Jody Alexander Exhibition at CSMA

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Sedimentals, an exhibition of works...

Original post made by CSMA on Apr. 5, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Fate of Merry Prankster tree in limbo as neighbors rally

The days of "Chloe's Tree," home to hawks and witness to the Dymaxion dance troupe and Merry Pranksters, may be numbered. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 11, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 6 comments | 2642 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should the county spend money, provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race?

Should San Mateo County spend thousands of dollars and provide cars for the Las Vegas law enforcement race, where the sheriff...

Original post made by Question Man on May. 8, 2007
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ATHERTON

Ex-coach pleads no contest to Menlo School theft

A quick-fingered rifling of a backpack wasn't fast enough to let Michael William Taylor escape the law last October. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 2640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspect arrested in Menlo Park robberies

A fake gun, a purse and several stolen cellphones led police on Monday night to arrest a Menlo Park teenager on suspicion...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by prefer not to say, on Apr 22, 2014 at 11:12 pm | 4 comments | 2640 Views

MOVIES

Movie Review: 'The Judge'

Here comes "The Judge." It's been a while since we've seen a movie so…Grisham-y. But here we are again with big movie stars...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2014
Last comment by Jack Z., on Oct 16, 2014 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 2640 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grants Give Local Seniors a Leg Up on Healthy Living with Tai Chi, Yoga Classes

Three recent grants are giving local older adults at Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Fair Oaks Intergenerational...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Sep. 4, 2007
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Ceramic tiles proposed for exterior of community hall in Portola Valley

Portola Valley's Cultural Arts Committee wants to decorate the redwood exterior of the town's community hall with ceramic...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by Lee, on Feb 16, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 3 comments | 2638 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council votes 3-2 for library in park

On Wednesday night, in a meeting that didn't end until early Thursday morning, Atherton's council members voted 3 to 2 to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by atherton voter, on Oct 27, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 34 comments | 2638 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: No interest in outsourcing cops

Atherton City Council members began their review of the town's 2014-15 budget at their May 21 meeting by making it clear...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Broken promise by Bill Widmer, on May 24, 2014 at 8:52 am | 2 comments | 2638 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Council members right to question Caltrain

<I>The following letter by Bruce Balshone was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> Recent...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
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MENLO PARK

MP house nearly destroyed in three-alarm fire

A three-alarm fire that started in a car parked in a garage all but destroyed a house Thursday evening at the corner of Chateau...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Crane st. resident, on May 16, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 2637 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New Roberts Market as a gathering place

The town of Portola Valley has been without a grocery store since July 2006, when John's Valley Foods closed after 29 years....

Original post made by David Boyce on Nov. 29, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Binding arbitration leaves public in dark

Menlo Park and at least 15 other jurisdictions in California rely on binding arbitration to resolve police disciplinary cases....

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2013 at 2:52 pm | 6 comments | 2636 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Update: Cyclist dies after colliding with side of big rig

Accident investigators with the California Highway Patrol are puzzled as to how Los Altos Hills resident and bicyclist Lauren...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bikingfelix, on Nov 10, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 10 comments | 2635 Views

SPORTS

M-A's Della Morte wins long jump at championships

==B CCS Track and Field:== Menlo-Atherton senior Stas Della Morte earned a state meet berth by winning the long jump at 22-10...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Richard , on May 31, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 2635 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dine and dance at the ACS Annual Gala Spring Sounds

Join Tall Tree award-winning Adolescent Counseling Services (ACS) at Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club in Menlo Park for...

Original post made by Jennifer on Apr. 3, 2007
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ATHERTON

Atherton: Ed Flint named 'acting interim city manager'

==B Update:== Atherton's Interim Police Chief Ed Flint has added "acting interim city manager" to his job title after John...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Zillow, on Nov 25, 2011 at 8:28 am | 21 comments | 2634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Trains are not the answer to our transit needs

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4509...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 5, 2007 at 4:41 pm | 3 comments | 2633 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lions: Deputies patrol trails

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has begun deploying deputies on off-road motorcycles on trails in the hills in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2633 Views
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