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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Keeping Searsville dam in place a good solution

The day Stanford University released its plans for Searsville Dam, an article labeled "1000 dams down and counting" was published...

Original post made on May. 28, 2015
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 2, 2015 at 8:43 pm | 16 comments | 1445 Views

MENLO PARK

UPDATE: Council approves El Camino development

New development project cleared to proceed without housing. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5013...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by hooray for the council, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1444 Views

ATHERTON

Jerry Carlson Admits Errors in Judgment

In voting to give Charles Marsala a get out of jail free card and allowing Wynne Further to keep her job, Jerry Carlson admitted...

Original post made by news roundup on Apr. 11, 2010
Last comment by just a thought, on Apr 12, 2010 at 1:18 am | 4 comments | 1444 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 | 1444 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton and Facebook: Friends at last

It appears that all's well and friendly between the town of Atherton and its new neighbor, Facebook, after a period of disagreement...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 5, 2012 at 3:09 pm | 6 comments | 1444 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 | 1444 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor's letter upsetting for police supporter

On Oct. 31 we received a letter dated Oct. 18 from "The Mayor" (no name) of Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13419...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by More Spending, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1444 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview playing field opens

Soccer balls will soon be flying on the new playing field at Hillview Middle School, which has been closed since summer for...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Drainage, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blackwell and Michael Duo Concert

Kenny Blackwell and Dorian Michael are a mandolin/guitar duo that play a wide range of music, from bluegrass to blues, jazz,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Camp Galileo Offers Savings on Summer Camp before March 1st

Galileo Learning, operator of Camp Galileo for Pre-K through 5th graders in Woodside, is offering early bird savings on its...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Feb. 8, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1443 Views

WOODSIDE

Musician, college president and Woodside resident Bob Stiff

Woodside resident Dwight Robert "Bob" Stiff, a self-taught professional musician, twice president of Canada College, and...

Original post made on May. 27, 2015
Last comment by Steve Dambrosio, on May 27, 2015 at 7:14 pm | 2 comments | 1443 Views

AROUND TOWN

110th annual bird count starts Monday

Starting Monday, local volunteers will join bird enthusiasts across the country in measuring local bird populations as part...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2009
Last comment by Leslie, on Dec 17, 2009 at 8:09 am | 2 comments | 1442 Views

MENLO PARK

Man critical after attack at Caltrain station

A 47-year-old man was in critical condition Saturday (March 5) after being attacked and robbed by about a dozen assailants...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 6, 2011 at 9:19 am | 5 comments | 1442 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Adapting for disaster

On a sunny afternoon at an outdoor cafe, disasters are far from the minds of most people -- but Peter Carpenter and Scott...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2011
Last comment by Caroline Beverstock, on Aug 28, 2011 at 10:22 pm | 1 comment | 1442 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park staff asks for $500,000 boost to city hall renovation budget

Earlier this year, the Menlo Park City Council agreed to budget $300,000 for capital improvements to city hall. Now, in Tuesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Conscience, on Feb 25, 2014 at 12:39 pm | 1 comment | 1442 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Wage demands cloud good work by firefighters

Firefighters are in the business of saving lives, and the men and women who work for the Menlo Park Fire Protection District...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2009 at 4:44 pm | 3 comments | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fatality is a teenage boy, police say

Another Caltrain-related fatality, believed to be a teenage boy, occurred about 10:50 p.m. Monday on the tracks about 50...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by KJI, on Oct 20, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1441 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Fair opens

The San Mateo County Fair will take place from Saturday, June 12, through Sunday, June 20, at the San Mateo Events Center...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1441 Views

MENLO PARK

Day to celebrate, donate to schools

Parents and students will be seeing lots of red on Nov. 3, but it won't be anger driving the phenomenon. Red balloons, red...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by District Parent, on Nov 3, 2010 at 1:18 pm | 3 comments | 1441 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail to begin in Central Valley

California's controversial high-speed rail project will make its debut in Central Valley, the California High-Speed Rail...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Alice Hansen, on Nov 9, 2010 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1441 Views
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