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MENLO PARK

Menlo weighs 'no confidence' vote on HSR

Those interested in the future of high-speed rail on the Peninsula may want to attend the Menlo Park City Council meeting...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 27, 2011 at 4:02 pm | 7 comments | 1209 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bake sale fundraiser for Red Cross Tsunami Relief

Our kids have set up a table at the Ladera Shopping Center with baked treats and hot drinks, to raise money for the Red Cross...

Original post made by Carol E. on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shooter in gang-related incident gets 110 years

A long term behind bars is in store for Manuel Enraine Moreno, an East Palo Alto man convicted by a jury of premeditated...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by miguel, on Jun 17, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

ATHERTON

Mountain lion spotted near Old La Honda Road

A mountain lion was spotted walking near the 400 block of Old La Honda Road] in Woodside around 9:15 p.m. Monday, San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2011
Last comment by Pete, on Aug 16, 2011 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Portola Valley meets on affordable housing

==B Wednesday:== Portola Valley will hold a community discussion of affordable housing at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, in the...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 10, 2012 at 12:06 am | 5 comments | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park revises parking task force

Which comes first, defining the mission, or choosing the crew? The Menlo Park City Council pondered that question on Tuesday...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Aug 2, 2012 at 10:35 am | 4 comments | 1209 Views

MENLO PARK

API scores up again for high schools

Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools, continuing their upward trends as measured by the state's Academic Performance...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by M-A grad, M-A/Summit Dad, on May 19, 2010 at 6:01 pm | 2 comments | 1208 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Conflict today on Willows traffic, but not in 2008

Now you see her. Now you don't. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=11308 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2011
Last comment by looking on, on Jun 15, 2011 at 3:50 am | 3 comments | 1208 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike route closes for 18 days, except Sundays

The stretch of Crystal Springs Road that connects Polhemus Road and Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo closed to all vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sawyer Camp Trail user, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1208 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates emerge for Ira Ruskin seat

The race for Ira Ruskin's California Assembly seat has begun, even though his term isn't up until 2010. San Mateo County...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 2, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown fire closes three businesses

Fire investigators are looking at the area around an attic vent for a wood-burning pizza oven as the cause of a June 16 fire...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 29, 2010 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

Ethics Hearings Part Two

Dear Almanac Editors: For next Wednesday's Atherton Council Meeting, the closed session agenda shows the first item of...

Original post made by stunned yet again on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 7:33 am | 2 comments | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

Sequoia Healthcare board could reduce tax

Contrary to the initial opinion from the San Mateo County deputy controller, a majority vote by the board of the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Oct 27, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 3 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week of May 1, 2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Quicksilver Amanda Quick 2 Love Of My Youth Mary Gordon 3 Girl Who Kicked The Hornets Nest Stieg...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Make conservation part of any water deal

The plan recently unveiled by the city of Menlo Park to drill into the aquifer at Nealon Park and pipe the water to the Sharon...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 7, 2011 at 4:43 pm | 5 comments | 1206 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Sequoia Healthcare -- the hospital district that won't die

cTypeface:Bold>Editor's Note:</I></B> Jack Hickey, a member of the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, has for many...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 11, 2012 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 1206 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Housing plan update, animal shelter on Menlo Park council agenda

April kicks off with a busy start for the Menlo Park City Council, with homeless shelters, animal shelters and Caltrain electrification...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2014
Last comment by MaryAnn Saunders, on Apr 1, 2014 at 5:51 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo College Prez Leaving Dec 31 2010

Again the Almanac is kind of slow. Yesterday another reader posted online here that Timothy Haight president of Menlo College...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 10, 2010
Last comment by Citizen News Reporter, on Nov 11, 2010 at 9:04 am | 5 comments | 1205 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Master Plan Meeting Nov 8

All Recorded Atherton Town Government Meetings are available here: http://www.youtube.com/user/AthertonPOA ***** Atherton...

Original post made by APOA on Nov. 12, 2011
Last comment by APOA, on Nov 12, 2011 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 1205 Views
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