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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Tax would help Portola Valley schools

Officials at the two-school Portola Valley district have their hopes riding on a successful outcome of the Measure O election....

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by PV resident, on May 2, 2013 at 2:11 pm | 7 comments | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Onslaught of California oak moths

California oak moths are fluttering around right now, particularly in pockets of Woodside and Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 17, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 1134 Views

MENLO PARK

Home & Garden closing doors

Home & Garden and...Kids too! at 714 Santa Cruz Ave. in downtown Menlo Park is closing shop after 16 years of selling kids...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Downtown Business Owner, on Sep 28, 2010 at 12:33 pm | 4 comments | 1133 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Montessori preschool opens

There's a new school in town. Casa dei Bambini, a Montessori preschool, has opened a 20,000-square-foot campus at 1215 O'Brien...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Casa dei Bambini School, on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1133 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tuesday: Atherton council candidates forum

An Atherton City Council candidates forum will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, in the Pavilion at Holbrook-Palmer Park...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by Town council watcher II, on Oct 14, 2013 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 1133 Views

MENLO PARK

Tree limb impales car in Menlo Park

The driver of a silver Toyota was injured when the top of a redwood tree came crashing through his windshield as he was driving...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2010
Last comment by Adams, on Jan 18, 2010 at 4:36 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

June 21: Bark party in Menlo Park

Dogs on parade, now coming to this summer's Menlo Park Block Party! Participating dogs will earn a certificate, while the...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Jun 13, 2011 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service for Michele Daschbach Fast

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, for Michele Daschbach Fast, the youngest daughter of the well-known Daschbach...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 20, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton meets on library issue

Atherton's City Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in the Jennings Pavilion at Holbrook-Palmer Park. On the...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Survey, on Nov 16, 2011 at 9:36 am | 1 comment | 1132 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 1132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grab Bag Theater stages 'Babes in Arms'

The student-run youth theater group Grab Bag Theater will stage Rogers & Harts' "Babes in Arms" at 7 p.m. on three nights...

Original post made on May. 23, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on May 23, 2013 at 11:16 pm | 2 comments | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't be a Horsley's Ass

Don Horsley says San Mateo County is one of the best run counties in the State. [Portion removed] Don't vote for Don...

Original post made by insurgent on May. 1, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1131 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park picks legal battles

There's no shortage of opportunities for a city like Menlo Park to see some legal action in the courtroom, but on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 25, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 6 comments | 1131 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1131 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 | 1131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo High School kids sell their web site for $175 millioin

Good job kids. Facebook isn't the only game in town. http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_21247441/san-francisco-sports-website-bleacher-report-sells-reported...

Original post made by menlo on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1131 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton revisits park events issue

Should Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park be re-opened to weddings and other special events beginning later this year? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Five Atherton homes hit by daytime burglars

A home was burglarized today, Feb. 4, the latest in a string of bold daytime burglaries in Atherton over the past week. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2010
Last comment by Bewildered, on Mar 2, 2010 at 12:27 am | 17 comments | 1129 Views

AROUND TOWN

KNOW CANDIDATES FOR ASSEMBLYMAN ELECTION OF 21ST DISTRICT

This topic seems to be getting less coverage than is important in that we have messed up with a wide range of money backed...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Apr. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1129 Views

MENLO PARK

Families move into rebuilt Belle Haven homes

Habitat for Humanity dedicated two new homes in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood on April 6, part of a city-funded program...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1129 Views
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