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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six Performances Only of "Stage Door" in the PAC

Fresh-faced and hopeful, with school behind them and home miles away, Big Life Decisions loom large for the resident actresses...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lou Fan, on Nov 8, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton hosts 'Meet Your Neighbors'

To launch its series of activities in 2012, the Atherton Civic Interest League (ACIL) is hosting a "Meet Your Neighbors"...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2012
Last comment by Coleen Anderson, on Mar 30, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

ATHERTON

JobTrain students bake cookies for inmates

Spending the holidays in San Mateo County jail just got a little brighter: 15 students in JobTrain's culinary arts program...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park seeks riders for van service

Calling more riders -- the city of Menlo Park's free van service is looking for more patrons. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/18/menlo-park-seeks-r...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Aug 18, 2014 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 1320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Wage demands cloud good work by firefighters

Firefighters are in the business of saving lives, and the men and women who work for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for Habitat project appear dead

After hearing repeated, vociferous opposition from Belle Haven residents over plans for a Habitat for Humanity housing project,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy C., on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown plan: Is Menlo Park changing direction?

Here's a question you probably haven't spent much time pondering: How did the parking plazas in downtown Menlo Park come...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by carol, on May 12, 2010 at 2:30 pm | 3 comments | 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls

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

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1319 Views

MENLO PARK

Man threatening Dumbarton leap now in custody

A man threatening to jump off the Dumbarton Bridge Wednesday afternoon (Jan. 12) has been taken safely into custody, a Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1319 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: St. Raymond School dedicates field

St. Raymond School in Menlo Park is dedicating a new grass field at the school on Sunday, May 15, to the Daschbach family,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2011
Last comment by Teri, on May 13, 2011 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 1319 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools: looking for more cuts

The 2012-13 budget is balanced, with $2.1 million in spending cuts, but the Portola Valley School District board and staff...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2012
Last comment by hmmm..., on Jul 1, 2012 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 1319 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 | 1319 Views

OTHER TOPICS

HSR Creating Battles Between Union and Non-union Contractors

Interesting article about the battle between union and non-union contractors and High Speed Rail. It's clear the HSR Authority...

Original post made by Menlo Voter on Feb. 21, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on May 2, 2013 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 1319 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Celebrates Black History Month

What Do Jon Buckheit and Rosa Parks have in common? On the surface not much. One is a white male born during the second half...

Original post made by malcom on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 4, 2010 at 2:30 am | 4 comments | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flight Night in Portola Valley

Watching Jason Anderson (kneeling) use the master controls to steer a radio-controlled model plane are, from left, Kasra...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2011
Last comment by Chris, on Jun 2, 2011 at 8:14 pm | 1 comment | 1318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Mountain lion forum

Mountain lion experts will speak at a "Living with Wildlife" forum on Thursday, Oct. 27, in Los Altos Hills. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1318 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Lawsuit Ends

The $10,000,000 lawsuit against the Town of Atherton and San Mateo County has been decided: IV. CONCLUSION The Defendantsí...

Original post made by Arnie Becker on Apr. 6, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 8, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 9 comments | 1318 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside shifts focus in road-repair program

Residents of Old La Honda Road have long successfully lobbied Town Hall for money to address dangerous conditions of their...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2013
Last comment by jimmae, on Mar 22, 2013 at 6:38 am | 1 comment | 1318 Views

AROUND TOWN

Talk: Holiday Gifts Go Green! - Considerations for Greening your holidays

Free & open to the public Save money, reduce stress, enjoy alternative and creative gift giving, and support a healthier...

Original post made by Avi Green Now on Nov. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1317 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac staffer Joan Sellman dies at 81

Joan Sellman, a longtime resident of Woodside and a former staffer with The Almanac, died Dec. 10 at Brighton Gardens in...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2009
Last comment by Wanda, on Dec 28, 2009 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 1317 Views
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