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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council vetoes artificial grass

==B Expanded version of earlier story.== The Portola Valley Town Council by a 3-2 vote overturned a Planning Commission decision...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by g, on May 17, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 1625 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson's parting manipulation

Jerry Carlson's cynical character came to the fore on June 19, with his "dead hand" maneuver passing the vice mayor's...

Original post made by Atherton Observer on Jun. 20, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 22, 2013 at 8:37 am | 7 comments | 1625 Views

ATHERTON

Teacher put on leave after student calls cops

A teacher at Selby Lane School in Atherton has been placed on paid administrative leave after a 13-year-old student in his...

Original post made on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 19, 2011 at 11:22 am | 3 comments | 1624 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The art of demolition

As demolition proceeded last week on the Hillview Middle School campus, this mural -- part of a long tradition of students'...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2012
Last comment by alan miller, on Jul 23, 2012 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 1624 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Corrections in Portola Valley story

In the Sept. 19 issue, the Almanac reported on plans by the town of Portola Valley to purchase a property at 900 Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by pvresident, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1624 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park re-elects council incumbents

Voters in Menlo Park apparently like the City Council as is, and really didn't like Measure M. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2014
Last comment by choices, on Nov 11, 2014 at 7:15 pm | 8 comments | 1624 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Complex Searsville Dam issue being addressed

I read with interest the Viewpoint piece by Dr. Walter Bortz in the Nov. 26 issue of the Almanac ("Searsville Dam should...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 21, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 1624 Views

ATHERTON

Resources on Police Oversight and Review Committees

1 - http://www.cabq.gov/council/completed-reports-and-studies/police-oversight-task-force-report 2- http://www.parc.info/oversight_agencies.chtml 3...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1623 Views

ATHERTON

Elizabeth Lewis and her oversized house

During my Phase III audit of the Atherton Building Department I noticed an anomoly in the processing of a building permit...

Original post made by John P. Johns CPA on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by unimPRESSed, on Apr 10, 2010 at 11:53 pm | 15 comments | 1623 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Traffic signal at Hillview intersection?

Should the city of Menlo Park push to install a traffic signal at the intersection of Santa Cruz Avenue and Elder Avenue,...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by flush, on Jun 21, 2010 at 11:44 pm | 12 comments | 1623 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

A headmaster hangs up the chalk after 20 years of transformation

It was mid-afternoon on a glorious day -- sunny, mild, the air fragrant with spring. But on the Menlo School campus, Norman...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should fire board candidates accept financial or other support from firefighters union? Restricted to registered users

I urge all of the candidates to decline to be interviewed by the firefighters' union and to refuse to accept either endorsement...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres Trial

The trial of Dr. William Ayres has been going on for the last several weeks now. Recently one victim who used to live in...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain's survival: Is it high-speed rail or bust?

While Menlo Park and Atherton contest in court the state's decision to run its high-speed-rail system along the Caltrain...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 30, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1622 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Sunk costs' rule applies to downtown plan

In your editorial of May 11, regarding the unfavorable EIR on the downtown plan, you expressed much dismay about the $1 million...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 24, 2011 at 11:12 am | 2 comments | 1622 Views

OTHER TOPICS

M. Kenneth Oshman, tech pioneer and Atherton resident, dies at 71

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died at 71. An Atherton resident, he...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Aug 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 1622 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Learn to Swing Dance, Waltz, and Salsa!

Dance for fitness and fun while meeting new friends in the new year! Join social dance instructor Nick Enge at the Portola...

Original post made by Nick Enge on Dec. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

<I>Obituaries are based on information provided by mortuaries and family members.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8084...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by David Rose, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1621 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Gateway -- Bohannon Towers project in the M2

In a Viewpoint article printed in the Sept 9th, Almanac this article appeared: Bohannon project would generate much-needed...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1621 Views
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