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AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Adopting a highway is not so easy with Caltrans in charge

Who knew wanting to keep a stretch of Woodside's main road looking good could take so long and be so complicated? Read...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jan 4, 2017 at 8:18 pm | 3 comments | 2135 Views

ATHERTON

Argument Against the Parcel Tax

Jerry Carlson is flat out wrong. Atherton does not need the parcel tax to function. Here are some reasons why: Developer...

Original post made by news hound on Oct. 24, 2009
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Oct 29, 2009 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 2135 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Size of library should not be a factor

Given the importance of determining the Atherton Library location it is not surprising that there is much controversy and...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Petition, on Jul 11, 2012 at 8:34 am | 4 comments | 2135 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park holds street festival this weekend

The 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace, the annual food, art and music festival in downtown Menlo Park, will be held Saturday...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 17, 2009 at 9:29 am | 2 comments | 2134 Views

MENLO PARK

Con man Gann loose in Bay Area, police say

Good Samaritans beware: A traveling con man has returned to the Bay Area, and may be only too eager to help relieve you of...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 14, 2012 at 4:38 pm | 2 comments | 2134 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council raises staff salaries at cost of $430K

The Menlo Park City Council passed a $113 million budget Tuesday and agreed to a higher pay for city employees that will...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2016 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbara Wood: Letter to my daughter, after her last race

To my dear daughter, Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8179 posted Wednesday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Anne Hillman, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

July 7 service for journalist Bill Workman of Woodside

A memorial service will be held Sunday, July 7, at the Kings Mountain Fire Brigade Community Center for William "Bill" Spears...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Bruce, on Jun 21, 2013 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 2134 Views

ATHERTON

The other side of the Atherton election's profit/loss

Much has been made of the Atherton police officer union's endorsement of Cary Wiest and Elizabeth Lewis. The union obviously...

Original post made by CPA on Oct. 24, 2012
Last comment by Atherton Election, on Oct 24, 2012 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 2134 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley pushes envelope on new green building codes

As technology moves ahead with new sustainable construction techniques, so does the California building code, but pushing...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2016
Last comment by membername, on Nov 10, 2016 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Play ball at new Ford Field in Portola Valley

Portola Valley's Ford Field has hosted countless Little League games and community events since its construction more than...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2014
Last comment by Bob Wenger, on Mar 14, 2014 at 5:12 pm | 1 comment | 2133 Views

MENLO PARK

Like it or not, costs for services are rising

As Menlo Park residents struggle to cope with the effects of the economic recession, fees for basic and not-so-basic city...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Apr 7, 2010 at 11:24 pm | 22 comments | 2132 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan - The Forgotten Issue

On Monday, June 6, the Menlo Park Planning Commission will take up and discuss the Menlo Park Downtown Specific Plan Environmental...

Original post made by Raymond Mueller on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Jun 6, 2011 at 2:32 pm | 4 comments | 2132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district superintendent to resign to return to Millbrae

Just eight months after joining the Las Lomitas Elementary School District as superintendent, Shirley Martin has announced...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on May 11, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 2132 Views

ATHERTON

#2 A call for a Grand Jury investigation of the Atheron POA

For those who wish to comment on the above thread as anonymous without being an Almanac Registered User, considering the...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 21, 2010
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Nov 22, 2010 at 10:08 am | 18 comments | 2132 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library: Traffic concerns on residents' minds

Traffic was on the minds of most of the speakers addressing the Atherton Planning Commission on April 25, as the commission...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Schools, on May 7, 2012 at 8:05 pm | 6 comments | 2132 Views

MENLO PARK

Police Calls: $23,000 in burglary, theft losses

Crime reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=12103&e=y...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2012
Last comment by Annabelle, on Sep 26, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 2131 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Shefren and Kane participate in Chambers farcical "Golden Apple Award" to Sequoia Healthcare District

In a previous post, I said: "Taxpayers should take note of the Districts expenditures on this event, and see which Directors...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 28, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 4, 2011 at 8:58 am | 6 comments | 2131 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Clinton at Facebook in Menlo Park

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host a live question-and-answer session during her visit to Facebook's...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by book sales, on Jul 21, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 2131 Views

MENLO PARK

West Bay Sanitary sued over sewage spills

An environmental watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against the West Bay Sanitary District and two Peninsula cities over...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Common Sense, on Dec 23, 2009 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 2130 Views
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