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AROUND TOWN

Building bigger basements in Atherton

After spending several years tightening up restrictions on basement construction, the Atherton City Council is loosening...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 27, 2007 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2994 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals take chloramine fight to EPA

In an effort to help dozens of Peninsula residents who say their sensitivity to chloramine has caused skin rashes and respiratory...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Ellen Powell, People Concerned About Chloramine, on Sep 2, 2007 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 2994 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lots of comments, but no changes on Oak Knoll School project

The Menlo Park City Council at its Oct. 7 meeting had the unusual -- and frustrating -- role of hearing all about permits...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by truancy officer, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 48 comments | 2994 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2994 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Elmentary School superintendent to resign

Diana Abbati, principal and superintendent of the Woodside Elementary School District since mid-2008, has announced plans...

Original post made on May. 14, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:38 pm | 19 comments | 2992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multiply your gifts with Almanac's Holiday Fund

For the 20th year, the Almanac offers readers the opportunity to increase their charitable donations with gifts to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2992 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Munks caught in brothel sting

Channel 5 broke the story last night <http://cbs5.com/topstories/local_story_114162953.html> about Sheriff Munks and Undersheriff...

Original post made by camejo on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Arrest the johns, on May 2, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 2991 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 | 2991 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Art reception at Allegro Framing & Art, Sunday 26th, 3-5pm

Local watercolor Artist, Christina Holmes, will be holding an Art Reception at Allegro Framing & Art, located in the Ladera...

Original post made by Christina Holmes on Feb. 24, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2991 Views

MENLO PARK

Opinion: Hard lesson learned in downtown plan

Some Menlo Park City Council members and others have expressed dismay that the proportion of housing and retail is small...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jan 23, 2013 at 10:24 am | 17 comments | 2991 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Burt Brent creates ears and animals

Anyone who has taken children &#8212; or been a child &#8212; at the San Francisco Zoo lately has likely delighted in watching...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ina, on Mar 17, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2989 Views

SPORTS

M-A Golfers Advance to CCS Finals

The M-A Boys Varsity golf team placed 3rd among 11 teams at the CCS Regional Playoffs at Rancho Canada on Monday, May 7....

Original post made by Linda Sako on May. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2988 Views

MENLO PARK

No deal yet on city funds to restore Park Theatre

During a hastily convened special meeting Monday afternoon, the Menlo Park City Council postponed a decision on a request...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by IndieFan, on Aug 23, 2007 at 10:16 am | 15 comments | 2987 Views

MENLO PARK

Election 2007: Measure G would raise spending limit for Menlo Park fire district

Voters in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District are being asked to raise the limit on the amount of money the district...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2007
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 4, 2007 at 2:28 pm | 9 comments | 2987 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside

<b>NOTE:</b> The Woodside trip was cancelled. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2555 ...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by WarriorSon3, on Sep 23, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 28 comments | 2987 Views

SPORTS

Cover story: Riding high -- Hollie Kucera of Atherton competes in nationals this month

Hollie Kucera turned heads when she won the California high school state championship in cutting, a rodeo event, during the...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2008
Last comment by Silver Spoon Syndrome, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:25 am | 3 comments | 2986 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Towns face steep hike in costs for services of Sheriff's Office

A sharp rise in costs for police patrols in Portola Valley is likely for the budget year that begins July 1, with the increases...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:05 am | 15 comments | 2986 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Meeting on planned Atherton library

Atherton residents who want to learn more about and comment on a plan to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park will...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by BrownClown, on Mar 17, 2012 at 7:19 am | 11 comments | 2986 Views

WOODSIDE

American made: Woodside's Adolph Rosekrans restores farming implements from the days of the horse-drawn plow

It requires a leap of imagination to visualize it now, but there was a time when growing crops commercially in the United...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Borut Prah, on Mar 23, 2013 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 2986 Views

MENLO PARK

Council questioned on litigant's appointment to Housing Commission

The following letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The city of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Q.Dean, on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 2985 Views
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