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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools gets $2.9 million

The 735-student Portola Valley School District hit the jackpot in the recent lottery for federal stimulus money. The district...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Tim Hanretty, on Sep 3, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 2394 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Why the hurry in Atherton layoffs?

We know there is a sense of urgency in Atherton to bring some stability to the city's growing budget problems. The town has...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Arlin Murry, on Jun 12, 2011 at 6:53 pm | 12 comments | 2394 Views

WOODSIDE

Former Woodside mayor Susan Crocker dies at 75

Susan Crocker, who served on the Woodside Town Council from 1991 to 1995, and was mayor in 1993, died at her home in Woodside...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2016
Last comment by Eric Mills, on Oct 28, 2016 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 2394 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park recreation: Commission supports non-resident surcharge

Those who want to play in Menlo Park, but don't live in the city, should expect to keep paying a 35 percent surcharge to...

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Ex Menlo Park resident, on May 14, 2015 at 8:58 pm | 7 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: A gift to the Holiday Fund helps those in need

As the Almanac's Holiday Fund heads into its 20th year, donors can look back with pride on a history of giving that has provided...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 26, 2012 at 10:48 am | 4 comments | 2393 Views

ATHERTON

Video: Atherton council meeting, March 21, 2012

TOWN OF ATHERTON CITY COUNCIL / CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT REGULAR AGENDA March 21, 2012 Brought to you by the...

Original post made by APOA on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by APOA, on Mar 26, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 7 comments | 2393 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council may choose new member today

The Atherton City Council will interview seven candidates for a vacant council seat at a 5:30 p.m. meeting today (July 11),...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jul 11, 2013 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 2393 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park proposes measures to reduce projected $1.8 million deficit; readers weigh in

With Menlo Park facing the prospect of a $1.8 million deficit, city staff has recommended a number of stopgap measures that...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by daily post, on Mar 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 19 comments | 2392 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tweaks green initiatives

It's a green time of year, what with all the rain making grass grow and St. Patrick's Day celebrations. The Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by where's the beef?, on Mar 25, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 2392 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Cargill has massive plans for Redwood City baylands

DMB, the Arizona-based developer hired by Cargill, has announced its plan to build 12,000 housing units and one million square...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Griffin McKinney, on Feb 12, 2010 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 2392 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Teacher won't be charged in death of girl, 6

An East Palo Alto schoolteacher who accidentally struck and killed a 6-year-old girl in a crosswalk last year will not...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 1, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hirzel Fine Jewelry store closing

A jewelry store that has helped adorn Menlo Park shoppers since 1952 is closing, according to store staff. Read the full...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by scb, on Jan 9, 2012 at 10:37 pm | 6 comments | 2392 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Sing Out For Literacy'

Cafe Zoe holds an open-mic event for the community from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 11. Half of the proceeds from the day will...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2392 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsider homeowners respond in survey of town's building-review process

For years, Woodside town officials have heard complaints from homeowners and others that the process for getting a building...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Canada rd, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 2392 Views

WOODSIDE

Portola Valley: Council backs bans on plastic bags at checkout, Styrofoam containers

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to adopt a San Mateo County ordinance that bans Styrofoam food containers, and...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Plastic-Toxic Trash, on Apr 27, 2012 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 2390 Views

MENLO PARK

Office space may be next plan for Park Theater

The Park Theater in Menlo Park has been vacant for going on eight years, but owner Howard Crittenden hasn't stopped looking...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Apr 27, 2010 at 5:31 pm | 27 comments | 2389 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to continue high-speed rail lawsuit

Despite recently announced changes in the plans for high-speed rail in California that lower the price and address other...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 2389 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Residents rightfully miffed over roadside spraying

To spray or not to spray? That is a question — but certainly not the only one — residents of unincorporated San...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Arla LeCount, on Mar 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 2389 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Senior Peer Counseling Available for Peninsula Residents Age 55+

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County is on the lookout for older adults age 55+ to utilize its free senior peer counseling...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Dec. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2389 Views
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