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AROUND TOWN

Gas prices surge past $4-a-gallon in Portola Valley

With Mideast unrest fueling a surge in oil prices, premium gas surpassed the $4-a-gallon mark at Portola Valley Fuel in Portola...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2011
Last comment by anonymous, on Mar 2, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 3 comments | 1236 Views

MENLO PARK

No last call yet for Menlo Park's downtown specific plan

It was, perhaps, an optimistic schedule -- three meetings to evaluate the draft downtown/El Camino Real specific plan, then...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Lessons of 2011, on Oct 3, 2011 at 9:15 am | 7 comments | 1236 Views

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 | 1236 Views

WOODSIDE

Saturday: Open house for Filoli volunteers

The many ways to volunteer at Filoli will be discussed at the semi-annual volunteer recruitment open house at 9:30 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Say What??, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1236 Views

WOODSIDE

Menlo Park: $5,500 losses in home break-in

==B Police calls:== Crime reports from Atherton, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11551...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2012
Last comment by DRUG HABIT, on Jul 7, 2012 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Not Ready For Prime Time scam unwinds

At a household in Menlo Park's Sharon Heights neighborhood (the resident requested anonymity), the phone calls began Tuesday,...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2012
Last comment by Ted, on Sep 12, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 1236 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park fire district gets AA+ bond rating

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District is tooting its horn over recently receiving the highest rating possible from Standard...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 7, 2009 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 1235 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Going daffy

Nearly a million blooms highlight Filoli's 'Daffodil Daydreams' event. The cheery spring bloomers will be celebrated at Filoli...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Judith Wood, on Feb 19, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local residents hold fundraiser for Harris

Two local residents held a fundraiser Saturday, March 13, that netted $8,000 for the campaign of Kamala Harris, a candidate...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rashmi, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three people fall victim to con artists

Officials in San Mateo are warning residents to beware of telephone scammers who have recently conned elderly victims...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 7, 2011 at 12:13 pm | 2 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Why your help is needed to keep the Almanac and local journalism strong

<I> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11373 posted Wednesday, June 29, 2011, 12:00...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 29, 2011 at 11:27 am | 5 comments | 1235 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park City School District voters may be asked to approve $23 million bond measure

School board members on Tuesday (June 11) will consider a staff recommendation to ask residents of the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by Another Concerned Citizen, on Jun 12, 2013 at 1:13 pm | 14 comments | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain drops plans for major fare hikes and service cuts

After announcing that major fee hikes and service cuts could be in store for Caltrain as it looks to balance its budget,...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1234 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Grateful for Rep. Eshoo's vote on health care reform

I am grateful to Rep. Anna Eshoo for standing with her constituents and supporting health insurance reform. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 8, 2010 at 5:53 pm | 5 comments | 1234 Views

MENLO PARK

Environmental report: Road to spiffed-up downtown would be far more clogged

There's no getting around it &#8212; no mitigating measures to call upon: A developed downtown area as envisioned in Menlo...

Original post made on May. 5, 2011
Last comment by doppelganger, on May 5, 2011 at 7:21 pm | 2 comments | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board: 'Huge shift' in compensation policy?

Are firefighters overpaid? In negotiating pay packages, should fire districts consider only what other fire departments...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2011 at 9:19 pm | 11 comments | 1234 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. 1234 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 | 1234 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Online Auction for Las Lomitas Education Foundation

The auction benefiting the Las Lomitas Elementary School District is going on now! Many great items are available. Check...

Original post made by David Henig on May. 11, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1234 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District puts Report to Community on its website

Visit http://www.sequoiahealthcaredistrict.com/ to see how the District posted its Report to the Community. A magnifying...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 5, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 6, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 1234 Views
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