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Are the Daughters of Charity "shrugging"?

"Robert Issai, president and CEO of the Daughters of Charity Health System in California, said mounting debt caused by several...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 16, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 20, 2015 at 12:01 pm | 16 comments | 1913 Views


Michelson says: "Annual report coming soon"

Lee Michelson, CEO of Sequoia Healthcare District, informed Directors today that the annual report is coming soon. Michelson,...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Sep. 23, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 27, 2015 at 10:38 am | 19 comments | 1912 Views


Another local Shell gas station bites the dust

The Shell station at 5th and El Camino was bull-dozed yesterday. In its place is going a Loop Neighborhood convenience market...

Original post made by whatever on Mar. 12, 2014
Last comment by Back in the day, on Mar 12, 2014 at 8:14 pm | 2 comments | 1910 Views


Woodside benefit to restore Arctic ice set for Aug. 30

Ice911, a Menlo Park-based nonprofit researching ways to address the current runaway rate of Earth's rising temperatures,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2018
Last comment by Q, on Aug 28, 2018 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 1909 Views


Atherton could remove penalty cap on building projects that exceed time limit

Atherton may eliminate a $250,000 penalty cap on building projects that violate the town’s construction time limit provision. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2019
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Sep 18, 2019 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1909 Views


Critics knock plans for new high school

Big players are weighing in against plans by the Sequoia Union High School District to build a high school in the M-2 light...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2016
Last comment by Amused, on Aug 31, 2016 at 7:25 am | 1 comment | 1909 Views


ECR safety

Caltrans is planning on a new signal at Selby and ECR. It would really improve pedestrian safety to install a signal at...

Original post made by whatever on Dec. 27, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1907 Views


San Mateo County largely spared in latest PG&E power shutoff projections

PG&E has added portions of two more Bay Area counties to the six where residents may be without power in a shutoff that may...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2019
Last comment by Enuff, on Nov 19, 2019 at 4:30 pm | 1 comment | 1907 Views


Portola Valley school district's budget sound, but $1.2 million in cuts may come if parcel tax isn't renewed

The Portola Valley School District's budget remains healthy, but the district will need to make over $1 million in budget...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2019
Last comment by PV Resident, on Jul 9, 2019 at 3:16 pm | 3 comments | 1907 Views


Longtime Almanac staffer Jane Coladarci dies at 96

Jane Coladarci, a mainstay of the Almanac's advertising department for most of her 30 years at the paper, died "quickly and...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2016
Last comment by John Mercer, on Jun 6, 2016 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 1906 Views


Tonight: Policy discussion about Caltrain, Dumbarton rail

A Menlo Park City Council subcommittee made up of members Drew Combs and Ray Mueller will meet tonight (April 22) to iron...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2019
Last comment by Citizen, on Apr 22, 2019 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 1904 Views


Toddler Dance Party

Atherton Library hosts Mariela Herrera for our next Toddler Dance Party on Tuesday, June 3rd at 10:30 am. This interactive...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 29, 2014
There are no comments yet. 1902 Views


Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1902 Views


Planned county worker strike suspended pending agreement

A strike planned this week by San Mateo County employees has been averted by a tentative agreement between the county and...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2019
Last comment by Scruggs, on Feb 12, 2019 at 4:57 pm | 1 comment | 1902 Views


Los Altos singers at The Sequoias on Friday

The Los Altos High School Main Street Singers will provide a free concert at 7 p.m. Friday, March 26, in Hanson Hall at The...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1901 Views


Portola Valley home invasions rattle some, galvanize others

It has been a disquieting week and a half in Portola Valley. Anxiety is elevated after an Oct. 18 daytime residential burglary,...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2016
Last comment by neighbor, on Oct 27, 2016 at 11:12 am | 1 comment | 1901 Views


The good neighbor?

Facebook will soon be moving to MP. An interesting factoid is that Facebook has a phone extension for law enforcement agencies...

Original post made by Bob on Jun. 20, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 20, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1900 Views


Anyone know why heliopters were circling overhead from 5:30-6pm this evening (Sunday)?

Hi All - Does anyone know why there were helicopters circling overhead this afternoon from 5:30 to 6pm? It was loud and only...

Original post made by Deafened on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by I KNOW, on Oct 18, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 1900 Views


An urgent Atherton public safety issue - We cannot ignore the lessons of Coffey Park, Redding and Paradise

November 11, 2018 Atherton Town Council, When the Town approved, many years ago, the subdivision of the Flood Estate...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 13, 2018
Last comment by Observer, on Nov 15, 2018 at 12:41 pm | 13 comments | 1899 Views


Tonight: Woodside council considers new ethics code

The proposed ethics code that would guide the behavior of volunteer public servants in Woodside's local government returns...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2018
Last comment by pogo, on Oct 13, 2018 at 10:38 pm | 5 comments | 1899 Views
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