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ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton revisits park events issue

Should Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park be re-opened to weddings and other special events beginning later this year? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2549 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman chastises colleagues

Councilman Andy Cohen asks, "What is ethical for politicians and consultants in their respective roles?" Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2010
Last comment by Andy fan, on Aug 30, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 26 comments | 2548 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac website launches 'pay meter'

Frequent visitors to The Almanac's website will soon need to either become subscribing members to obtain full access to unlimited...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2016
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Feb 22, 2016 at 12:39 pm | 9 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New math books on school board agenda

Board plans to discuss Tuesday a new math curriculum, "California Everyday Mathethics," that has been controversial in some...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perla Ni, on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest High School Flies the Flag of Mexico

Friday afternoon/ Sept. 16 the flag pole at Everest High School, of Sequoia Union High School District, was flying what appeared...

Original post made by Carol Collins on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 13 comments | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Facebook, city to release draft development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a draft development agreement that, when approved,...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by Don't understand, on Apr 10, 2012 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Airport uses GPS to track ride-sharing services

San Francisco International Airport is using a GPS-based system to track traffic from ride-sharing services such as Lyft...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2015
Last comment by Pirate Cab to the mat, on Mar 17, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 5 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Burglars take guns from Atherton home

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jun 1, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 13 comments | 2548 Views

ATHERTON

Little League facilities: Too big for the park?

When Atherton voters overwhelmingly approved a 2012 ballot measure allowing ball field improvements in their town's only...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Good Call, on Feb 15, 2014 at 7:18 am | 1 comment | 2548 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: New baker for farmers' market knows art, science of bread-making

In a tiny village in central France where Portola Valley resident Fiona Strouts' parents live, the arrival of the baker and...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2016
Last comment by Kim, on Dec 1, 2016 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent disputes drop-out number; The Almanac responds

In your Oct. 21 editorial, you stated that the Sequoia Union High School District has an "above-average dropout rate." This...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 2547 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Betty -- and Country Almanac

Betty Fry, who died Dec. 30 in Nevada City, is still making her mark on the Midpeninsula every week, as the local newspaper...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2011
Last comment by KD, on Jan 14, 2011 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 2547 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Top Secret America' lists Silicon Valley firms

More than 50 Silicon Valley-area companies have been named by the Washington Post as part of "Top Secret America," a network...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2010
Last comment by SINISTER, on Jul 26, 2010 at 8:01 am | 3 comments | 2547 Views

ATHERTON

Man arrested on charges of using Atherton library computer to view pornography

Acting on a tip from an employee in the Atherton public library, police from Atherton and Redwood City on Oct. 30 arrested...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Nicole, on Nov 15, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 4 comments | 2547 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton environmental committee in doghouse

With accusations of misconduct and misuse of funds flying, Atherton's City Council has suspended one of its own committees,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 30, 2011 at 11:57 am | 7 comments | 2547 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Piano teacher gets retrial in molestation case

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge has overturned a 2006 verdict and ordered a new trial for a Fremont piano teacher...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Michael613, on Jun 3, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2546 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two people killed by trains identified

Two of three people who died on Bay Area railroad tracks on Saturday have been identified. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10216...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rojas renegotiates loan: City manager having trouble paying city

the Daily Post has scooped all other local newspapers with this story that came out on Wednesday May 26, 2010 In the article...

Original post made by Joanna on May. 31, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 2, 2010 at 8:44 pm | 30 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service Tuesday for Charles Lee of Atherton

A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Charles Lee at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Church of the Nativity, 210 Oak Grove...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 14, 2012 at 9:43 pm | 1 comment | 2546 Views

ATHERTON

Widmer appointed mayor by Atherton council

Bill Widmer said he has several goals, including trying to replace the town's many interim employees with permanent ones....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Special Effectives, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 2546 Views
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