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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1838 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 | 1838 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Jane Wilson appointed to architectural commission

Jane Wilson, a resident of Portola Valley for nearly 12 years and a native of Great Britain, is the newest member of the...

Original post made on Dec. 15, 2015
Last comment by InTheKnow, on Dec 15, 2015 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 1838 Views

MENLO PARK

Gang members allegedly beat preschooler

Two suspected members of the Taliban East Palo Alto gang allegedly beat a preschooler and threatened to shoot him because...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 3, 2013 at 2:39 pm | 3 comments | 1837 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans spraying herbicides along Hwy. 84

Despite vociferous protests by county residents, Caltrans was spraying herbicides along Highway 84/La Honda Road early this...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by La Honda Resident, on Dec 10, 2011 at 11:09 pm | 3 comments | 1837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elections 2010: Assembly candidate Yoriko Kishimoto is living the dream

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Rob Tanner, on May 5, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1837 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Striping may not improve bike safety at I-280

Will a bike lane or restriping improve safety on Alpine Road? I doubt it. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10439...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by elle, on Nov 17, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1837 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 | 1837 Views

MENLO PARK

Has Steve Jobs won battle over Jackling house?

For eight years, Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs has been trying to tear down the 1920s-era Jackling mansion in Woodside so...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Leon T, on May 22, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1836 Views

MENLO PARK

Fix-It shop: Handling each appliance with care

Business at Menlo Vacuum and Fix-it on El Camino Real hums along at a time when Americans' connections to their appliances...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Fan, on Jan 21, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 7 comments | 1836 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 | 1836 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: There's still time to improve Greenheart project

The long-vacant Cadillac dealership site on El Camino Real is due to be revitalized. The location is central to Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 6, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardi´┐Ża, on May 18, 2016 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 1836 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 | 1836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes may put sales tax measure on ballot

Voters in San Mateo County may be asked to approve a quarter-cent increase in the countywide sales tax. The county Board...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 6:44 am | 9 comments | 1836 Views

MENLO PARK

City in tough spot on affordable housing

Faced with a surplus of funds to spend on below-market-rate housing and a paucity of places to build new units, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Sep 23, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 1835 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 | 1835 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Former coach is suspect in campus thefts

A former Menlo School assistant coach, who had chased down and captured a suspect in other campus thefts, is now himself...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by how about a photo, on Dec 19, 2011 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1835 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Christopher Hitchens diagnosed with cancer

Journalist and author Christopher Hitchens, who [http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=6894 canceled an appearance...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2010
Last comment by M. Thomson, on Jul 3, 2010 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sign language with your baby

The Atherton Library is hosting a Baby Sign Language class on Monday, September 14 from 10:30-Noon. Signing with babies accelerates...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1835 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl killed in I-280 crash is identified

The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified the girl who was killed in a crash on Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2013
Last comment by Diego campos , on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 1835 Views
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