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Anne Flegel, former teacher, community volunteer, dies at 74

Anne Hartwig Flegel, a former first-grade teacher at St. Joseph's School in Atherton, an active member of Peninsula Volunteers,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by P. Bardina, on Jul 3, 2017 at 5:25 pm | 3 comments | 2065 Views

MENLO PARK

High school district cements new election system

Come November 2018, there will be big changes in the way voters elect board members in the Sequoia Union High School District....

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2017
Last comment by CVRA, on Jul 3, 2017 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 1016 Views

MENLO PARK

New ladder truck serves bayside of Menlo fire district

The Menlo Park Fire Protection District now has ladder trucks on both sides of Highway 101, with the addition of a new $1...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2017
Last comment by JBCHAM, on Jul 3, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 15 comments | 1974 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Flooding avoided following vehicle crash into fire hydrant

Flooding of multiple first-floor apartments in Menlo Park was avoided Saturday evening when firefighters were able to shut...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
Last comment by resident, on Jul 2, 2017 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2190 Views

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Renowned attorney to defend ex-deputy, candidate for sheriff against criminal charges

Famed San Francisco criminal defense attorney J. Tony Serra may attempt to demonstrate that the arrests and prosecution of...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Holly L., on Jul 2, 2017 at 6:21 pm | 14 comments | 2721 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Council stymies 'sunshine' by not considering proposal

In April, Menlo Park City Councilman Ray Mueller floated a reasonable proposal intended to increase transparency in city...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by shirakawa scandal, on Jul 2, 2017 at 3:01 pm | 40 comments | 1561 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Kepler's Literary Foundation announced

In the age of e-books and Amazon, how can a community bookstore thrive? Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/06/30/keplers-literary-foundation-announced...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2017
Last comment by pearl, on Jul 2, 2017 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1693 Views

WOODSIDE

Lots of local ways to celebrate Fourth of July

As our country's birthday approaches, many families choose to travel, celebrating the Fourth of July away from home. For...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Gwen, on Jul 2, 2017 at 8:31 am | 19 comments | 744 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Occupy Wall Street is a DNC ruse to divert attention away from Obama's Failed Presidency

The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama's America looks like....

Original post made by Occupy Wall Street Critic on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by He is a lulu, on Jul 1, 2017 at 1:32 pm | 84 comments | 5332 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Molly Alexander, owner of Alpine Inn in Portola Valley, dies at 93

Amelia "Molly" Alexander, for years the proprietress of the Alpine Inn in Portola Valley, was until a few years ago a familiar...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Bonnie Mccoy, on Jul 1, 2017 at 1:11 pm | 8 comments | 5744 Views

WOODSIDE

Feature: How Woodside couple transformed cattle ranch with 'holistic grazing'

Where's the beef? For one company owned by a Woodside couple the answer is in a word: local. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/06/25/feature-how-woods...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jul 1, 2017 at 12:14 am | 3 comments | 2067 Views

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CEO spins healthcare districts

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO Lee Michelson says: “Community-based health care districts…are a tremendous value…with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Ancient Technology?, on Jun 30, 2017 at 10:15 pm | 7 comments | 1077 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 30, 2017 at 2:44 pm | 4 comments | 4636 Views

SPORTS

2016 Girls' all-league water polo teams

==B ALL-PAL BAY DIVISION == ==B Most Valuable Goalie: ==Georgia Lewis (Castilleja) Jr. ==B Most Valuable Player: ==Allison...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Debbie Tobin, on Jun 29, 2017 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 954 Views

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Air district report: Leaf blowers present health risks

Blasting air at up to 185 mph, leaf blowers can whip up hazardous particles and contaminants from the ground at speeds greater...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2015
Last comment by Sebastian Vale, on Jun 29, 2017 at 8:54 pm | 19 comments | 9100 Views

AROUND TOWN

What makes Almanac headlines - and what doesn't

This makes an Almanac headline: Top 2016 pay in Menlo Park Fire Protection District: $387,799 Original post made on Apr...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jun. 29, 2017
There are no comments yet. 309 Views

WOODSIDE

Lots of local ways to celebrate Fourth of July

As our country's birthday approaches, many families choose to travel, celebrating the Fourth of July away from home. For...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2017
Last comment by Humane Woodside, on Jun 29, 2017 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1859 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Large tortoise returns home

A large tortoise that paid a surprise visit Monday morning to a Portola Valley home on Wyndham Drive was claimed last night...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 29, 2017 at 11:59 am | 5 comments | 1746 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Burglaries, thefts in Atherton, Menlo Park

Crime reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments. Read the full story here https://www.almanacnews.com/news/2017/06/27/police-calls-burglaries-thefts-in-atherton-m...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2017
Last comment by Tiki, on Jun 28, 2017 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 2318 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Project launched to rebuild Willow/101 interchange

Work has officially begun on a project to rebuild the Willow Road and U.S. 101 interchange, following a groundbreaking event...

Original post made on May. 17, 2017
Last comment by Arne, on Jun 27, 2017 at 12:03 pm | 8 comments | 2596 Views
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