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SPORTS

Portola Valley: Ball field renovation to start in June

The Portola Valley Town Council has agreed to accept a bid of $403,888 from the Jensen Corp., a landscape contractor, to...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by hmmmm..., on May 9, 2013 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 860 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park drive-by shooting injures two

Two men sitting in the driveway of a Menlo Park residence were shot on Saturday night, June 22, Menlo Park police said. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 24, 2013 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 860 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg weds longtime girlfriend Saturday

Trading his hoodie for a dark suit and tie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Park Admirer, on May 21, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff to use seized money to buy plane

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday approved a request by the Sheriff's Office to purchase a $700,000...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Yawn, on May 23, 2012 at 11:50 pm | 7 comments | 859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Monday, September 9th at 11 am: Fall Preschool Storytimes begin. For ages 3-5. Tuesday, September 10th at 10:30 am: Toddler...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 859 Views

MENLO PARK

Correction

In the Voter's Guide that ran in the Oct. 13 issue, The Almanac reported that incumbent Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2010
Last comment by looking on, on Oct 19, 2010 at 10:59 pm | 3 comments | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Remarkable year for Woodside High School

In an era when there is a flight from public schools and constant criticism of the performance of public schools ("Waiting...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 13, 2012 at 10:30 am | 2 comments | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheryl Sandberg is first woman on Facebook's board

Sheryl Sandberg of Atherton has become the eighth member of Facebook's board of directors and the first woman appointed to...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 26, 2012 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 858 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chili cook-off benefits fire district

A chili cook-off and barbecue is coming to the Runnymede Farm in Woodside on Sunday, Sept. 25, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. when...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 21, 2011 at 12:01 pm | 2 comments | 857 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Challenge for council to take citizen survey

Whoever is elected to the Atherton City Council, now is the time for our five elected representatives to set a new direction...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 1, 2012 at 5:13 am | 2 comments | 857 Views

ATHERTON

McKeithen leaves Atherton council seat fighting

She came in fighting, and she's going out fighting. Kathy McKeithen, whose three-term tenure as an Atherton City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Nov 28, 2012 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 857 Views

AROUND TOWN

Some flooding; light turnout at Farmers' Market

It appeared that about half of the usual number of vendors showed up today (Dec. 2) for the Menlo Park Farmers' Market. The...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 857 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 857 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton has a new head swim coach this season

Prep notes: Just one season after guiding the Menlo-Atherton girls' swim team to a fourth-place finish at the Central Coast...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2014
Last comment by Old MP, on Feb 25, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 857 Views

MENLO PARK

Trial starts for Menlo Park preschool director charged with harassing teen

The 55-year-old former director of Menlo Park's Belle Haven childcare center charged with harassing the teenage daughter...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2010
Last comment by Pinky, on Oct 26, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 856 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dave Pine Speech, "Honor Democracy"

http://youtu.be/3ZNVUsjoMss This is a video of Dave Pine's speech to the Board of Supervisors, December 16, 2008 it is a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 856 Views

ATHERTON

We Are Going to Have a Party!

At this Wednesday's council an agenda item appears to spend $6,000 to have the town host a party for all employees and volunteers....

Original post made by party time on Nov. 23, 2012
Last comment by Mayor's Party, on Nov 24, 2012 at 11:02 am | 5 comments | 856 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fire marshal leaving Menlo Park Fire Protection District

Geoff Aus, long-time Menlo Park Fire Protection District fire marshal, is changing employers, but not job titles – he...

Original post made on May. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 856 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Today: Deadline to apply for Portola Valley water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 856 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes 4-1 on new city manager contract

Menlo Park City Council meetings can be packed full of surprises, but the Jan. 24 meeting proceeded much as expected —...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2012
Last comment by Concerned resident, on Jan 31, 2012 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 855 Views
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