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AROUND TOWN

Caltrain faces $30M gap, 'drastic' cutbacks

Caltrain's already hard-pressed Peninsula commute service faces a $30 million deficit this year and is planning "drastic"...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 22, 2011 at 9:03 am | 6 comments | 2175 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Almanac editorial: Renew Portola Valley utility tax

<I> (This editorial ran in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.)</I> For those who volunteer and work for Portola...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2175 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside board OKs plans to renovate Menlo Country Club

Plans to renovate the golf course and tennis courts at the Menlo County Club in Woodside moved one step closer to reality...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2013
Last comment by Brad, on Jan 8, 2014 at 12:56 pm | 1 comment | 2175 Views

MENLO PARK

Committee recommends splitting Menlo Park in county redistricting move

Menlo Park would be split into two San Mateo County supervisorial districts under all three possible redistricting maps an...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 2174 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative proponents note flaws in consultant's analysis

As several people have noted, there's something for everyone in a consultant's analysis of the specific plan initiative proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Alisa Yaffa, on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2174 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district races not contested

There will be no contests for two open seats each on the Las Lomitas and Menlo Park City school district boards, with only...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2012
Last comment by David Henig, on Aug 16, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2174 Views

ATHERTON

Man arraigned after chain-reaction collision with Atherton patrol car

In an incident that demonstrates the dangers police officers face after pulling someone over for a traffic ticket, a man...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by woops, on Dec 13, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 11 comments | 2174 Views

WOODSIDE

Budgets, communication topics at Woodside School forum

A crowd of nearly 50 people stopped by Woodside Elementary School on Oct. 19 to hear from the three candidates for two open...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Woodside mom, on Oct 26, 2011 at 9:40 am | 1 comment | 2174 Views

MENLO PARK

Peninsula's largest shelter may close

With the recent spike in foreclosures putting a higher burden than ever on the Peninsula's temporary housing agencies, the...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Jan 6, 2009 at 2:24 pm | 2 comments | 2173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 2173 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Granny' may live if neighbors assume responsibility

Granny, the centuries-old heritage tree in North Fair Oaks, may continue to live long and prosper despite sitting in the...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 1, 2011 at 4:29 pm | 2 comments | 2173 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Concerned, on Jun 22, 2011 at 7:03 am | 2 comments | 2173 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure K would hike hotel tax

Tax increases, although a time-honored way to generate more money for government, often face a stiff fight for approval by...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Scholar, on Oct 19, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 3 comments | 2172 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: City eyes tobacco ordinance

Should Menlo Park ban smoking in apartment and condominium units? In parks and gardens? Everywhere within city limits? Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Wheezy, on Nov 2, 2009 at 7:52 am | 12 comments | 2172 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Aug. 25: How to coexist with mountain lions

A woman who for two years has been monitoring mountain lions in the Santa Cruz Mountains will give a talk in Woodside about...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2011
Last comment by , on Aug 23, 2011 at 10:33 pm | 1 comment | 2172 Views

WOODSIDE

Menlo Park: $5,500 losses in home break-in

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11551...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by DRUG HABIT, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 2172 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council passes resolution opposing Propositioni 1A

The Menlo Park City council last evening passed on a 3 -1 vote resolution 5826. Voting in favor were, Fergusson, Robinson...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2171 Views

MENLO PARK

City finances: How deep will cuts go?

The Menlo Park budgeting process looks to be more contentious than usual this year, with council members split on how to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 7, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 2171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Friday: Frederick's Follies is back in town

Frederick's Follies celebrates 10 years of entertaining the Corte Madera school community with an anniversary production...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Shazia Jang, on Apr 26, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 1 comment | 2171 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Great Treasure Hunt and Flea Market

The Great Treasure Hunt and Flea Market A fundraiser to benefit Carillon School May 22, 2010 10:00am – 4:00pm Christ...

Original post made by Andi Mallinckrodt on Mar. 2, 2010
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