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WOODSIDE

Woodside council calls for 'strong' resolution on aircraft noise problem

The Woodside Town Council directed staff on May 24 to draft a "strong" resolution in favor of quiet skies. The council wants...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2016
Last comment by annoyed woodsider, on Jun 6, 2016 at 11:42 am | 20 comments | 2182 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. 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tasting the real Old West

Willard Wyman of La Honda has lived the life and adventures he portrays in his novel "High Country." Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by kerrymichaelwood, on Oct 5, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2181 Views

ATHERTON

County names new environmental health director

Heather Forshey will join the San Mateo County Health System on March 24 as the new director of environmental health. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2181 Views

MENLO PARK

Photos from the scene of the fire in downtown Menlo Park

Firefighters cut through the walls in the office area above Calla clothing boutique to get to the source of the fire. Photo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2180 Views

MENLO PARK

Stolen bikes dominate Menlo Park theft reports

Police calls from Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12053&e=y posted...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Shelly, on Sep 19, 2012 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 2180 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 | 2180 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Draeger's makes case against usurping parking plazas

<I>(Editor's Note: The following letter was submitted to the Menlo Park City Council.)</I></B> Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2011
Last comment by Eyes wide open, on Sep 2, 2011 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2180 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
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Seeking to renew harmony in Town Hall, council hires help

If the harmony inside Portola Valley Town Hall was as real as it's said to have been, that fabric has been frayed by recent...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2015
Last comment by Ruth W, on Oct 8, 2015 at 3:25 pm | 5 comments | 2180 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighboring cities, ACLU criticize findings of Facebook expansion studies

What do Menlo Park's neighbors think about Facebook's expansion plans? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/08/01/neighboring-cities-aclu-criticize-findin...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2016
Last comment by Genevieve R., on Aug 5, 2016 at 10:44 am | 7 comments | 2179 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Don't undermine the Brown Act

California journalists and advocates of open government are rightfully concerned over the Legislature's suspension of an...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 11, 2012 at 10:05 am | 4 comments | 2179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Protestors march against high-speed rail

Comparing high-speed rail along Palo Alto's transit corridor to the Berlin Wall, more than 50 protestors marched from Lytton...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Spokker, on Mar 3, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 2179 Views

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 | 2179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes candidates square off at forum

Six of the seven candidates vying for an open seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors met in Redwood City on...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jed, on May 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 2179 Views

ATHERTON

New technology promises less noise from jet engines, but to whose ears?

Commercial aircraft pass over Woodside, Portola Valley and parts of Atherton every day on their way into major Bay Area airports,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Jetman, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:09 am | 1 comment | 2179 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto teen was victim in trailer fire

He was the "king" of skateboarders in his hometown of East Palo Alto; the young man who always had a smile for everyone....

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Water , on May 13, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 2178 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg donates Facebook shares to local nonprofit

Mark Zuckerberg, CEO of Facebook, donated 18 million shares of the social media company to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jan 9, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 2178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local grad makes it to Broadway

When Sacred Heart Prep alum Nic Rouleau started performing at age 8 in a Peninsula Youth Theatre production in Mountain View,...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by Nancy Wigley, on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:27 pm | 3 comments | 2178 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 | 2178 Views
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