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SPORTS

Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 14, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Too many regulations for profiability

We all know that, correct? It's a BRUTAL anti-business atmosphere. Conventional wisdom all says it, like President Obama...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

ATHERTON

Where should Atherton's new library be built?

Should Atherton's planned new library be built in the town's only park, the spacious and generally tranquil Holbrook-Palmer?...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:56 pm | 3 comments | 1822 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1822 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Gateway project resurfaces at Planning Commission

Developer David Bohannon will disclose tonight (Monday) new details about the hotel, health club and office building planned...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 25, 2016 at 8:53 pm | 3 comments | 1821 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A grad forms baseball team

Menlo Park has a new summer league baseball team. Founded by Menlo-Atherton High School alum David Klein, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Local gurl, on Jun 22, 2009 at 4:59 pm | 2 comments | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

FBI charges two former county employees with theft from estates they were overseeing

==B Update:== The FBI has charged two former employees of San Mateo County with theft and conspiracy to commit theft in connection...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Agreed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 8:21 pm | 4 comments | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where innovation is abundant

SRI International, founded by Stanford University and celebrating its 65th year, is testing a device that absorbs atmospheric...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2011
Last comment by MA GRAD, on Dec 18, 2011 at 6:45 pm | 3 comments | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Smoking ordinance could have broad reach

People who smoke cigarettes may find themselves pausing to examine their surroundings more often when they're within the...

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2010
Last comment by Ken J., on Mar 6, 2010 at 12:32 am | 6 comments | 1821 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 | 1821 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidate filing period opens

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 3 election opens Monday, July 13, and closes Aug. 7. In Almanac towns, a total of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 1821 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Transparency is not always pretty

A few weeks ago we chastised the Atherton Town Council for intentionally keeping word of a $230,000 settlement against the...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2010
Last comment by clothes line, on Jan 24, 2010 at 11:30 pm | 1 comment | 1820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Effects of Tinsley transfer program

==B School desegregation:== A Stanford researcher will discuss the effects of the Tinsley transfer program at a special meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by School Parent, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 1820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools celebrate 150 years

Who would guess that a town that is 45 years old would be home to a school district that began 150 years ago? Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2011
Last comment by Did you read the story, on Jun 7, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents demand tunnels for high-speed rail

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense meeting in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 1820 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Forum at Woodside High on addressing enrollment growth

James Lianides, superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, is scheduled to be on stage at the Performing Arts...

Original post made on May. 29, 2013
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 3, 2013 at 5:13 pm | 6 comments | 1820 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 | 1820 Views

WOODSIDE

Former state senator Yee pleads guilty to racketeering charge

Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who formerly represented Portola Valley and Woodside, pleaded guilty in federal court in San...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 1, 2015 at 2:50 pm | 3 comments | 1820 Views

MENLO PARK

Getting a handle on the Bohannon project

On paper and in renderings, the first thing that jumps out at people about the "Menlo Gateway" real estate development project...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Aug 19, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 2 comments | 1819 Views

MENLO PARK

Styrofoam gone on Nov. 1

That might be an exaggeration, but the Menlo Park City Council did pass an ordinance banning the use of polystyrene containers...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Robert Cronin, on Sep 20, 2012 at 10:19 am | 1 comment | 1819 Views
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