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AROUND TOWN

Two women now on architecture review board

The gender ratio on Portola Valley's five-member architecture review board has changed to three men and two women from a...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1577 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Apology due from Almanac Editorial Staff

My Grandson Ryan Ferrari,21, was killed in an auto accident on Saturday 28th Nov 09, on a road in Woodside Hills. His funeral...

Original post made by Ray McIntyre on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Agreed, on Dec 9, 2009 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 1577 Views

ATHERTON

Recall Drive Underway

Anger is boiling over at the secret six figure payout to a former Atherton Police Officer just before the parcel tax election. The...

Original post made by james caravelle on Dec. 15, 2009
Last comment by Good, on Dec 15, 2009 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Warren Slocum running for county supervisor

A familiar face in county political circles, Warren Slocum announced his intention to run for the San Mateo County Board...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1577 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report of mountain lion near Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted in the Teague Hill Open Space Preserve near Woodside this morning (March 12), the third time...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by bob, on Mar 15, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1577 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's green-energy bill becomes law

A proposal by state Sen. Joe Simitian (D-Palo Alto) to require California utilities to draw one third of their electricity...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2011
Last comment by Arlen Comfort, on Apr 13, 2011 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

ATHERTON

The Laughter of Elizabeth Lewis

During the special meeting of April 7th, Elizabeth Lewis laughed derisively at Mayor McKiethen while the mayor was defending...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1576 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to continue high-speed rail lawsuit

Despite recently announced changes in the plans for high-speed rail in California that lower the price and address other...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 12, 2012 at 10:02 am | 3 comments | 1575 Views

MENLO PARK

Recology should say mea culpa

Oh that they would. Our council recently voted in a substantial fee increase for this incompetent company. Well maybe our...

Original post made by trash talk on Apr. 13, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1575 Views

MENLO PARK

Drug bust leads to recovery of stolen car

Amid the chaos of helping to execute more than 30 search warrants, a local police officer spotted a stolen car on Tuesday....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 10, 2012 at 7:19 am | 2 comments | 1574 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo parking tickets to cost $3 more

With apologies from Mayor Rich Cline to all those parking in Menlo Park, the council voted to raise fines for parking violations....

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Why, on Nov 18, 2010 at 3:24 pm | 7 comments | 1574 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 | 1574 Views

MENLO PARK

City, library community still at odds over proposed gym in Menlo Park Civic Center

The city of Menlo Park has taken some heat over plans for a donor-funded gymnasium in the city's Civic Center complex, most...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jul 21, 2009 at 10:27 pm | 5 comments | 1574 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family: Drowned man was a loving son, brother,

The 21-year-old man found dead in a Redwood City swimming pool last week was a loving son and brother who always gave without...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2009
Last comment by baby, on Dec 10, 2009 at 9:39 pm | 2 comments | 1573 Views

MENLO PARK

Flowers repurposed to spread cheer

A new nonprofit is starting to bloom here, based on the idea of collecting free flowers and giving them to people to cheer...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Gertrude, on Apr 30, 2015 at 11:45 am | 1 comment | 1573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park getting shafted by M-A

The SJ Mercury News reports: "After contributing $2.6 million to construction of the Menlo-Atherton Performing Arts Center...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Oct 6, 2010 at 12:52 pm | 18 comments | 1573 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tuesday: School board to discuss Spanish immersion, world languages

Keeping a promise made during the recent debate over a Mandarin immersion charter school proposal, the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2014
Last comment by MPCSD Parent2, on Dec 8, 2014 at 6:02 pm | 3 comments | 1573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plea delayed in 1986 homicide case

Attorneys for a 49-year-old man, recently arrested in connection with the 1986 killing of a 17-year-old girl, were granted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1573 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo-Atherton rolls to a big PAL football victory

Thursday's prep roundup: Making up for lost time after losing its first three games of the season, the Menlo-Atherton football...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by GoooBears, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:41 pm | 3 comments | 1573 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Supes may vote on sales tax measure

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors may decide on Tuesday, July 24, whether to place on the Nov. 6 ballot a measure...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 7:37 am | 7 comments | 1573 Views
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