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WOODSIDE

Woodside: 25 bicyclists cited for running stop sign

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies cited 25 bicyclists on charges of failing to come to a stop at a busy intersection in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 8, 2010 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 2373 Views

WOODSIDE

County stops broadcast herbicide spraying

San Mateo County will stop the broadcast roadside spraying of herbicides while it waits to hear from consultants about other...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2011
Last comment by Amy Shimmick, on Aug 8, 2011 at 12:59 pm | 2 comments | 2373 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Car strikes four pedestrians, including three special needs students, in San Mateo

Three special needs students from a San Mateo high school and a woman in her 20s were struck by a car in San Mateo this...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2014
Last comment by best wishes, on Sep 10, 2014 at 1:59 pm | 1 comment | 2372 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto teen was victim in trailer fire

He was the "king" of skateboarders in his hometown of East Palo Alto; the young man who always had a smile for everyone....

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Water , on May 13, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 2372 Views

ATHERTON

Residents seek vote on 'library in park' issue

Some Atherton residents plan to petition for a special election on whether a new library should be built in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Local native, on Dec 13, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 2372 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative proponents note flaws in consultant's analysis

As several people have noted, there's something for everyone in a consultant's analysis of the specific plan initiative proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Alisa Yaffa, on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2371 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rod Diridon not renamed to rail authority board

Longtime transportation advocate Rod Diridon Sr. will not be reappointed to the California High Speed Rail Authority board,...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 5, 2011 at 4:58 am | 6 comments | 2371 Views

AROUND TOWN

Environmental review of high-speed rail begins

Residents concerned about the impact of the California high-speed rail project on local towns will have an opportunity to...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Jan 14, 2009 at 9:37 am | 1 comment | 2371 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police report gunfire in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police responded to several calls about gunfire at around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, in the 800 block of Ivy...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mavis, on May 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 2370 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 2370 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District "morphing" update

As a result of my postings on Town Square, counsel for the District has issued a Memorandum stating his "...opinion...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 17, 2010
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 6, 2013 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 2369 Views

AROUND TOWN

What Constitutes a "Personal Attack?"

Those who pay attention to The Almanac’s Town Square website have witnessed a disturbing trend during the past few weeks....

Original post made by POGO on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 18, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 2369 Views

AROUND TOWN

PHS offers $1,000 reward in shooting of dog in Menlo Park

The Peninsula Humane Society is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by Mike Keenly, on Aug 12, 2014 at 4:20 pm | 2 comments | 2369 Views

ATHERTON

Homeowners: Atherton building department negligent

When Kimberly Sweidy named the home she and her husband Raymie Stata were building in west Atherton <I>Casa de Buena Esperanza</I></B>...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Memeber, on Dec 21, 2010 at 5:52 pm | 2 comments | 2369 Views

WOODSIDE

Structures rise for Woodside wedding

The wild creatures that normally inhabit the grassy pasture and scattered trees in the 500 block of Mountain Home Road in...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 24, 2013 at 1:06 am | 3 comments | 2369 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl Scouts teach, learn about the world

More than 400 local Girl Scouts, ranging in age from kindergarten Daisies to eighth-grade Cadettes, participated in the recent...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evy Vaughan, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 2368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kaygetsu prepares to say goodbye

Kaygetsu, a seven-year-old Japanese restaurant in Menlo Park that made Zagat's top 10 list and has consistently made the...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by twgp, on Sep 27, 2011 at 10:12 pm | 2 comments | 2368 Views

MENLO PARK

Train kills bicyclist on Menlo Park tracks

A northbound train struck and killed a man on the Ravenswood tracks in Menlo Park at 9:30 a.m. Friday, according to Caltrain....

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2012
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 10, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 4 comments | 2367 Views

AROUND TOWN

My cousin, my hero!

Avid baseball player, 10-year-old Matt Lev, from Portola Valley, was the first in line to get an autograph on his hat and...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2013
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 23, 2013 at 10:49 am | 1 comment | 2367 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley teachers oppose furlough plan

==B School board meets Wednesday, June 20.== As the Portola Valley School District struggles to slash more spending for the...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Chutzpah and Hubris, on Jun 20, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 4 comments | 2367 Views
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