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We just sent the WRONG message to all children in SMC

Yesterday I spoke to the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County and asked them to contact DDA Steve Wagstaffe to find out...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 1760 Views


Menlo Park backing off lawn size limit

Menlo Park appears to be backing off a controversial proposal to limit lawn size in new or rehabilitated landscaping projects...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Right, on Feb 8, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 7 comments | 1759 Views


Happy Pi Day!

Congratulations Almanac readers. As you read this article, there won't be another "Pi Day" like this for 1,000 years. It's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pot Pie, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1759 Views


Missing teen located, no merit to abduction

A teenage boy believed to have been abducted from his home this week was located by police Saturday morning (April 18)...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2009
Last comment by Mildred, on Apr 19, 2009 at 8:38 pm | 4 comments | 1759 Views


No "clear mandate" for closing healthcare district

Jack Hickey didn't get his "clear mandate for dissolution" of the Sequoia Healthcare District, coming in third behind two...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 14, 2013 at 1:07 pm | 7 comments | 1759 Views


The Secret Culture of our Atherton Town government

The following was presented to the Atherton Town Council and Town Manager at their meeting this morning: 20 September...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Sep. 20, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Sep 22, 2010 at 9:08 am | 11 comments | 1759 Views


When background checks miss the mark

How a local private school unknowingly hired a teacher with a decades-long history of child molestation allegations. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 2, 2012 at 6:46 pm | 7 comments | 1758 Views


A flood of public records requests hits the DA's office

In yet another headache for beleagured San Mateo County District Attorney, Steve Wagstaffe, multiple public records requests...

Original post made by studabaker on Mar. 15, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:26 pm | 4 comments | 1758 Views


U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Melody, on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 1758 Views


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 | 1758 Views


Kepler's Bestsellers - Week of March 8, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter & Sweet - Jamie Ford 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1758 Views


Festivities for the Fourth

This year's Independence Day events will include parades, a street fair, carnivals, and a rodeo, but fewer fireworks. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:42 am | 2 comments | 1758 Views


Update: Caltrain will return whistles to underside of trains to lessen noise

After moving train whistles to the tops of its engines, then installing a muffler to quiet them, Caltrain is now working...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Kathy Hamilton, on Sep 19, 2009 at 7:20 am | 10 comments | 1757 Views


Endangered butterflies released at Edgewood

Biologists carrying coolers full of butterflies hiked into Edgewood County Park and Natural Preserve on Wednesday afternoon...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2011 at 12:16 pm | 5 comments | 1757 Views


Caltrain to add bicycle capacity

Caltrain has made a concession to commuters who have long complained about the lack of space for bicycles on trains, pledging...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Josh Moore, on Feb 11, 2009 at 9:22 am | 1 comment | 1757 Views


Letter: Firmly opposed to new downtown plan

I see that the City of Menlo Park has debuted their plan for the demolition of the downtown district. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Thanks Truth, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 1757 Views


Where innovation is abundant

SRI International, founded by Stanford University and celebrating its 65th year, is testing a device that absorbs atmospheric...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MA GRAD, on Dec 18, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 1757 Views


Board OKs temporary lights at M-A for sports

Let there be light, said the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District on Wednesday (Sept. 1), and, within...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 17, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 7 comments | 1757 Views


Menlo Park pulls balancing act with budget

For years, council watchers have called for a balanced Menlo Park budget. Now they might finally get what they want, but...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Jun 1, 2011 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 1756 Views


Menlo Park recreation: Commission supports non-resident surcharge

Those who want to play in Menlo Park, but don't live in the city, should expect to keep paying a 35 percent surcharge to...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ex Menlo Park resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:58 pm | 7 comments | 1756 Views
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