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AROUND TOWN

Locals plan to soak up the big event in Washington

Several local residents are among the hundreds of thousands swarming Washington, D.C., this week for the inaugural of Barack...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 11 comments | 2542 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Fired gymnastics instructor says she's filed complaint with state

The public doesn't know the results or how much it cost, but it now knows that on April 29, Menlo Park got the final report...

Original post made on May. 5, 2013
Last comment by Alex, on May 8, 2013 at 9:59 pm | 3 comments | 2542 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to refund $1.6 million in road fees

It seemed like a good idea at the time: charge builders a road impact fee and use it to repair Atherton roads torn up by...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2010 at 5:38 pm | 16 comments | 2542 Views

MENLO PARK

City may see 24 percent garbage rate hike

Menlo Park residents and businesses might be in line for a hike in garbage collection rates of as much as 24 percent. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ltown, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:37 pm | 17 comments | 2541 Views

MENLO PARK

Church seeks expanded use of meeting hall

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is looking to expand its use of a space in the back of the building that houses the ACE hardware...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Got it right!, on Feb 12, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 12 comments | 2541 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sheriff changes policy on dealing with immigration agents

Echoing decisions made by local law enforcement agencies around the state and across the country, the Sheriff's Office in...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2014
Last comment by recall growing, on Jun 24, 2014 at 3:31 pm | 6 comments | 2541 Views

ATHERTON

Stephen Wagstaffe: Almanac Got it Wrong

On April 21, 2010, The Almanac Editor Renee Batti wrote an article entitled "Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 20, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 2541 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires interim chief

Veteran police chief Lee Violett will step in as departing Menlo Park chief Bryan Roberts steps out, the city announced on...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 6, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 10 comments | 2540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

At Woodside High: Murder mystery drives musical comedy

Fans of just about every theater genre should find something to like in Woodside High School's upcoming production of "Curtains,"...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Dan B., on Mar 12, 2010 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 2539 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rain falls and creek rises

Water, water everywhere, and not a drop to drink -- unless you're an animal and accustomed to creek water. The recent storms...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Dec 6, 2012 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2539 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Suicide or murder? Attorneys duel in closing arguments

Did Parima Parineh commit suicide in the bedroom of her Woodside home on April 13, 2010, or was she shot and killed by her...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on May 22, 2013 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2539 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Counterproductive' politics at play in Menlo Park?

Of late The Almanac has printed numerous letters espousing the "residentialist" future for Menlo Park, which another letter-writer...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Big Daddy, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 2538 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arnie Duncan on California's education system

According to a report from the nonprofit EdSource, Education Secretary Arnie Duncan, in talking in June about $4 billion...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

Will locals have a seat at the table?

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=3440 posted Tuesday, March 3, 2009, 2:28 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Francesca, on Mar 5, 2009 at 10:40 am | 8 comments | 2538 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe says" Must pay consequences."

"it's simply if someone violates the law they have to pay the consequences,” to Katie Utehs KTVU 2 “no motivation other...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 20, 2015
Last comment by Question, on Mar 24, 2015 at 10:52 am | 11 comments | 2538 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council, IPads and the Brown Act

It appears that the Atherton Town Council will shortly begin using town purchased IPads for town business. As is happening...

Original post made by concerned on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Brown Act , on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:54 am | 8 comments | 2538 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Eric Hartwig stays on as Portola Valley superintendent

Eric Hartwig, who became interim superintendent in the Portola Valley School District in October, has agreed to stay another...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2016
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 2, 2016 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 2538 Views

MENLO PARK

Arborist questions logic of SFPUC's fears about pipeline damage from oak tree roots

"There is no reason that the pipeline can't be installed, leaving the tree intact and without killing the tree," wrote arborist...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2011
Last comment by Rick, on Jun 24, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 6 comments | 2537 Views

MENLO PARK

Thursday at Kepler's: Stalking victim talks on college safety

Former stalking victim Kathleen Baty will speak about her newest book, "College Safety 101," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2537 Views
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