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PORTOLA VALLEY

Tuesday forum: Should Portola Valley traffic be monitored by surveillance cameras?

Should Portola Valley vehicle traffic be monitored by license-plate-reading surveillance cameras? That the topic of a community...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Slick, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1815 Views

MENLO PARK

Candidates emerge for race in 21st Assembly District

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon (picture) is considering running for Ira Ruskin's to-be-vacant state Assembly seat...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by A hopeful Menlo Park Resident, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1814 Views

MENLO PARK

Bernstein calls for rejection of financial report

A relatively peaceful Menlo Park City Council discussion about the draft downtown plan on Aug. 30 was followed later that...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2011
Last comment by Real Facts, on Sep 14, 2011 at 12:38 pm | 13 comments | 1814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley School District may lay off classroom aides

Thirteen part-time classroom aides may lose their jobs in the next school year as the Portola Valley School District struggles...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Matt Richter, on May 26, 2012 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1814 Views

AROUND TOWN

French wine and cheese tasting Friday

French wines and cheeses will be paired at a tasting event on Friday, May 8, at GC's Tasting Cafe & Specialty Market in downtown...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Christian, on May 8, 2009 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1814 Views

MENLO PARK

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 | 1813 Views

MENLO PARK

Council continues housing plan review tonight

It's the sort of process likely to leave everyone unhappy in the end, aside from the three housing nonprofits that won a...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Oct 23, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 4 comments | 1813 Views

MENLO PARK

Ride-along on 'saturation' traffic enforcement day

In enforcing traffic laws out on the streets, officers on motorcycles have advantages, police say. They have a higher seat...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2014
Last comment by Tanya, on Nov 17, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 2 comments | 1813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get BPA out of baby bottles!

Contact your state legislators to get toxic chemicals out of products for babies and toddlers. Information on the topic is...

Original post made by Ma Dre on May. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1813 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Free Classes Sept. & Oct.: Water-Efficient Landscaping - Design, Plants to Use, etc.

Fall Landscape Education Program: Learn how to beautify your garden and use water more efficiently. Check out free classes...

Original post made by Menlo Park gardener on Aug. 31, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1813 Views

MENLO PARK

Confusion over Burgess solar panels

Construction on a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center is already underway, but whether it will feature solar panels...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by just ask, on Dec 22, 2009 at 9:12 am | 11 comments | 1812 Views

MENLO PARK

Mearsure G Senior citizen tax exemption due

July 15th is the deadline for filing a Senior exemption for the San Mateo Community College District (Measure G) tax exemption. Must...

Original post made by senior citizen on Jul. 9, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 9, 2010 at 9:20 pm | 2 comments | 1812 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 | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Officials break ground on water pipeline today

Construction of a pipeline that could be critical in protecting the Bay Area's water supply after a major earthquake is...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2009
Last comment by Chaz, on Apr 16, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 2 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Living with coyotes in Almanac country

Missing cat posters are a common sight in some parts of Woodside, where cats disappear on a regular basis. Read the full...

Original post made on May. 2, 2011
Last comment by Cat Owner, on May 6, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 10 comments | 1812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Linden Avenue in Atherton closed due to fallen tree

Linden Avenue in Atherton is closed at Elm Place in the Lindenwood neighborhood of Atherton by a fallen tree, town officials...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2015
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 27, 2015 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views

ATHERTON

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 | 1812 Views

WOODSIDE

Town of Woodside shuts down popular Farmers' MArket

Michelle Obama got her farmers' market. The city of Los Angeles is working on an ordinance to allow for residential front...

Original post made by Laura Diamondstone on Aug. 11, 2012
Last comment by Naz Saeed, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Home fire destroys workshop on Olive Hill Lane

A residential fire Thursday evening at 275 Olive Hill Lane in Woodside destroyed a workshop and the tools and materials inside....

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Wd, on Dec 21, 2015 at 6:39 am | 1 comment | 1812 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell outlines budget fixes

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Campbell Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 13, 2009 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 1811 Views
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Relationship Baggage or "Emo Crap"
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Feelin’ the Bern … (or, A bad year for Party Establishments )
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