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PORTOLA VALLEY

Tonight: Workshop on Cal Water drought plan

Cal Water will hold a public workshop on its proposed drought restrictions and ways customers can reduce water use at 6 p.m....

Original post made on May. 19, 2015
Last comment by Elaine, on May 19, 2015 at 1:04 pm | 1 comment | 2564 Views

MENLO PARK

Las Lomitas district is first in state in API test

The Las Lomitas School District is once again ranked No. 1 in the state among elementary districts in the Academic Performance...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jessica, on Nov 23, 2010 at 11:03 pm | 6 comments | 2563 Views

MENLO PARK

Ravenswood district seek new superintendent

A search firm is seeking a replacement for Ravenswood City School District Superintendent Maria De La Vega, who has announced...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by MPCSD employee, on Mar 22, 2013 at 12:08 pm | 1 comment | 2563 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Gas leak ignites and melts water main in Sharon Heights

A break in a small gas line that burned a hole in a large water main led first to shooting flames and then to jets of water...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2016
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 7, 2016 at 5:16 pm | 3 comments | 2563 Views

SPORTS

New trail opens near Russian Ridge preserve

Invasive thistles and bullfrogs, endangered snakes, a contaminated landfill site and a mire of regulations were several of...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2016
Last comment by Russian rocks, on Apr 16, 2016 at 5:40 pm | 6 comments | 2563 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 | 2562 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park squirrel infected with West Nile virus

A gray squirrel trapped by the county in Menlo Park has tested positive for the West Nile virus, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Jul 23, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 3 comments | 2561 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Public left out of decision on squirrels

It may have made sense for the city of Menlo Park to eradicate the squirrel population at Mike Bedwell Bayfront Park last...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 5 comments | 2560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Parcel tax a wise investment in community's future

Our Menlo Park City district schools are outstanding for a reason — this community consistently invests in our common...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2017
Last comment by Interested Observer , on Jan 25, 2017 at 11:46 pm | 35 comments | 2560 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vikings return from memorable Orlando trip

PeeWee players with the Menlo-Atherton Vikings were filtering back to area schools this week, impressions of the unforgettable...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2011
Last comment by Pearl, on Dec 15, 2011 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 2560 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Town should vote on library location

Implying a lack of respect for the intellect of Atherton residents, the City Council would not vote to allow its citizens...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Dec 10, 2011 at 2:34 pm | 34 comments | 2560 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Thief absconds with $5,000 bicycle

Police calls from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13984&e=y posted...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2013
Last comment by Percy, on Jul 12, 2013 at 4:39 pm | 1 comment | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 2559 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school sues high school district

The Summit Institute, on behalf of Everest (charter) Public High School, filed a lawsuit against the Sequoia Union High School...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:13 pm | 5 comments | 2559 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: volunteers sought for commission seats

The Portola Valley Town Council is seeking volunteers with a serious and sustained interest in the town's residential character...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Sunshine, on Oct 24, 2012 at 10:25 pm | 2 comments | 2559 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Blaming Recology misses the mark

Nicholas and Oouisie Jones are right to be outraged over the extraordinary increases to their garbage rates. But blaming...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 20 comments | 2558 Views

MENLO PARK

Goodbye, Sunset

Sunset Publication Corp. permanently vacated its offices Friday, Dec. 4. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/12/08/goodbye-sunset...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2015
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 9, 2015 at 3:09 pm | 4 comments | 2558 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supervisors to face music on Stanford trail offer

==B Tuesday:== A moment of truth is coming Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 9 a.m. when San Mateo COunty supervisors meet to weigh in...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2011
Last comment by Alpine Bicyclist, on Dec 8, 2011 at 11:11 pm | 2 comments | 2558 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Car avoids deer, sparks fire in Palo Alto hills

A fire in the Palo Alto hills burned 1.5 acres on Friday afternoon after a car swerved to avoid a deer, hit a ditch and caught...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2014
Last comment by Jonathan, on Jun 16, 2014 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 2558 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why I'm voting against the High Speed Rail Initiative

California voters are being asked this November to vote on a $10 billion dollar bond to support the initial design of a high-speed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 25, 2008 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 2557 Views
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Vina Enoteca to serve first 'Impossible burger' in Silicon Valley
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Housing Impact Fees and the Economy
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2017 guide to summer camps

Looking for something for the kids to do this summer, learn something new and have fun? The 2017 Summer Camp Guide features local camps for all ages and interests.

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