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Pride of Woodside at San Mateo County Fair

Merilee Raynor, a sixth-grader at Woodside Elementary School, poses with Pedro, her new big pet, the Peninsula Pride Steer...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2011
Last comment by Poster , on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:24 am | 3 comments | 1850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theatre in the Woods review: 'The Frogs' shines with fine acting, innovation

The winds of change are unrelenting, tastes and attitudes shift with the times, the players' brief candles burn out and the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Betsy, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1850 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 | 1850 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 | 1850 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo School & College Project

The people who live near this must be very excited about this project. What does it sound like when property values tank? Menlo...

Original post made by Phar Lap on Jan. 5, 2013
Last comment by move over, on Jan 6, 2013 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 1850 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Today: Deadline to apply for Portola Valley water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1850 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 | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas principal to retire in June

Gerald Traynor, the principal of Las Lomitas Elementary School in Atherton for the last 10 years, has announced his retirement,...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2010
Last comment by AFormerLLParent, on Jan 22, 2010 at 7:47 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

ATHERTON

Argument Against the Parcel Tax

Jerry Carlson is flat out wrong. Atherton does not need the parcel tax to function. Here are some reasons why: Developer...

Original post made by news hound on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 1849 Views

MENLO PARK

Affordable housing project terminated in Menlo

Ten years ago, Habitat for Humanity bought property at 297 Terminal Ave. in Menlo Park to build affordable housing. On July...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 24, 2011 at 2:50 pm | 8 comments | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forbes: Atherton home asking prices drop

Are there bargains to be had in the Atherton real estate market? Forbes, which ranks Atherton No. 2 on its list of "America's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1848 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Tentative ruling in high-speed rail suit

A Sacramento County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that work may proceed on the California high-speed rail project,...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 27, 2009 at 3:53 pm | 5 comments | 1848 Views

ATHERTON

We just sent the WRONG message to all children in SMC

Yesterday I spoke to the Board of Supervisors of San Mateo County and asked them to contact DDA Steve Wagstaffe to find out...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 15, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 15, 2010 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 1848 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: $40,000 in unauthorized charges

When a resident of Westridge Drive in Portola Valley was out of the country on a two-week vacation, someone ran up $40,000...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 12, 2011 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 1848 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 | 1847 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Beltramo's vs. BevMo

Should another liquor store be allowed to open in Menlo Park? Should city government regulate economic competition? Those...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2010
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Nov 9, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 12 comments | 1847 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain to keep all trains running -- for now

Caltrain will keep all of its 86 weekday trains running in the next fiscal year, though riders will have to shell out a little...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2011
Last comment by CaltrainCommuter, on Apr 21, 2011 at 6:54 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The wilder side of redistricting

A proposed state redistricting plan has added some interesting dynamics to the political representation in the Almanac's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:23 am | 2 comments | 1847 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District listed as "Foundation donor" in Mission Hospice and Home Care 2011 annual report

Why does Mission Hospice and Home Care list the Sequoia Healthcare District as a $30,000 "Foundation Donor in it's 2011 annual...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 12, 2012
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