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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's only gas station has new owner

Dieter Mees, a Porsche-trained mechanic and the former owner of Palo Alto German car repair specialist D & M Motors, is the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Casper, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 2785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2785 Views

SPORTS

Novitsky, Neisser are nationally ranked

John Novitsky and Dawn Neisser call Woodside home. One other home they share, the USA Cycling 50-54 National Time Trial Rankings. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ted Zayner, on Aug 21, 2008 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2783 Views

WOODSIDE

Safe containing $200,000 in valuables is missing from Woodside home

In the days just before Thanksgiving, when the owners of a home on Godetia Drive in Woodside were away, someone entered the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Julie C, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 2783 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley seeks comment on affordable housing

Affordable housing in Portola Valley -- why it's important and how it should be planned for -- is the topic for a community...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on Mar 26, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2782 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton mayor eyes annexing the neighbors

Atherton mayor Jim Janz is serious about exploring the possibility of annexing unincorporated neighborhoods between the...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Ritchie Rich, on Jul 17, 2008 at 11:47 am | 10 comments | 2780 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Making streets safe for kids walking to school

A mother's anger and the tempest that ensued over a recent incident involving a Menlo Park police officer's decision to help...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well...let's see now..., on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 2779 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Burglars rob cash register at Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Burglars on Saturday broke into Fosters Freeze, a Menlo Park landmark at 580 Oak Grove Ave., and stole $115 in coins from...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 2778 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Preparing for disaster in La Honda

Larry Whitney (chief@lahondafire.org) of the La Honda Fire Department sent the Almanac this notice Feb. 20: On February...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2776 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domestic worker sues Atherton couple for wages, allegedly illegal practices

A 69-year-old housekeeper has filed a federal lawsuit against an Atherton couple, charging them with illegal employment practices...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Aghast, on Mar 18, 2008 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2776 Views

ATHERTON

Woman arrested on grand theft, forgery charges

A Redwood City woman was arrested Saturday on grand theft and forgery charges after investigators discovered she had...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Feb 3, 2013 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2776 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 2775 Views

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 | 2775 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Dish area remains closed due to fire danger

The Dish area in the Stanford foothills, popular with hikers and joggers, will remain closed at least through July 8 because...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2007
Last comment by Bob Dobson, on Jul 4, 2007 at 11:09 pm | 1 comment | 2774 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 | 2774 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Middle East is setting for updated 'Antigone' staged at Menlo School

Menlo School presents an updated version of "Antigone" by Sophocles, set in modern times in the war-torn Middle East, Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by MOO, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2774 Views

SPORTS

Gymnastics on horseback: Elizabeth Osborn rated top female equestrian vaulter in U.S.

Elizabeth Osborn is the top woman in her sport in the United States — based on points earned in U.S. competitions —...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Aug 20, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 2774 Views

SPORTS

Novitsky, Levenson take top spots in national masters cycling trials

Woodside resident John Novitsky recently won the 2009 USA Cycling Masters Road national title in the men's age 50-54 individual...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2009
Last comment by Shawn M., on Aug 13, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 2773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Wild animals at Atherton library

Monday, July 9, 2007 at 4 p.m., Wildlife Associates will present a wild animal program entitled "California Wild" for kids ages...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MAHS presents The Winter Fantasyland: Winter Arts Festival

Menlo Atherton High School presents The Winter Fantasyland: Winter Arts Festival on Saturday, February 24 from noon to 4...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Feb. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2771 Views
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