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PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spare the Air alert issued for Saturday

The alert means that air quality is expected to be poor and residents are advised to reduce driving and avoid outdoor activities...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 29, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

MENLO PARK

Photographer wins Global Health Council contest

Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman has won this year's photography contest held by the Global Health Council, an alliance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Avi, on May 13, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Triumphs, trials, and two cents

John Boyle and Heyward Robinson have a few things in common — both served on the Menlo Park City Council for one term....

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2011
Last comment by thx, on Jan 17, 2011 at 4:12 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor, Facebook officials smiling over terms of draft agreement

==B Expanded version:== Both Facebook and Menlo Park officials say they are happy with the terms of an agreement the two...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2012
Last comment by truth, on Apr 16, 2012 at 1:21 am | 6 comments | 1686 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 | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain wants high-speed rail to start locally

Caltrain has joined a growing swell of Peninsula critics of California's proposed high-speed-rail system. But Caltrain isn't...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2010
Last comment by TrainIsComing, on Sep 24, 2010 at 7:43 pm | 6 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Naked man harasses residents, leads deputies on a chase

A couple of residents who live near Woodside High School got an unpleasant surprise when they answered the doorbell in the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by cougar408, on Jul 21, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 1 comment | 1686 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bobby, on Oct 29, 2008 at 2:07 pm | 2 comments | 1685 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Italian gluten-free cooking class

Atherton's own Italian Educational Institute (Istituto Educazione Italiana) is offering to teach gluten-sensitive cooks the...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1685 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley weighs future of farmers' market

The Portola Valley Town Council in April approved a six-week trial for the Thursday afternoon farmers' market. On Wednesday...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by Realist, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:07 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff's deputies arrest two in Skyline Boulevard shooting incident

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office apprehended two juveniles who were carrying an air rifle on Sunday,...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Local, on Nov 15, 2010 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 1685 Views

MENLO PARK

Age is just a number

As Little House turns 60, the country's first suburban senior center is trying to cater to a more active senior population...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1685 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside memories: Mother's advice a life's gift

This morning as I put a pot of water on the stove, Mother's words returned: "Once the water boils, turn it down; it won't...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on May 11, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 1685 Views

ATHERTON

Richard Merk finds Venezuela rich in featheredfauna and cultural surprises

Global warming may eventually change the migration patterns of North American birds, but for the present many of them still...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1685 Views

MENLO PARK

'Weekend' aims to bring Sunset pages to life

"Discoveries in Your Own Backyard" is the theme of Sunset magazine's annual Celebration Weekend, to be held Saturday and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2009
Last comment by fairgoer, on Jun 6, 2009 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 1684 Views

ATHERTON

School board sets study session on O'Connor School site

A study session is set for 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, to further examine the Menlo Park City School District's option...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Wake Up, on Mar 21, 2013 at 8:26 am | 1 comment | 1684 Views

MENLO PARK

New phone number for The Almanac newsroom

The Almanac newsroom has a new phone number: (650) 854-2690. Please update your records and use this number only to reach...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1684 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 | 1683 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A football lights: a permanent fixture?

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2009
Last comment by Jerry Leugers, on Nov 19, 2009 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1682 Views
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