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Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 5137 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council: Election or no election?

The Woodside Town Council is holding a special meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 22, to decide whether to hold an election this...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Aug. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5137 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Aggressive timber harvest trend needs scrutiny

The following letter by Hilary Yoffe-Sharp was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: As concerned...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5136 Views

MENLO PARK

Global Warming / Climate Change -- other views

Menlo Park under the leadership of Mayor Fergusson spent practically her whole term in office trying to make MP becoming...

Original post made by another view on Feb. 4, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:39 pm | 38 comments | 5135 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters approve $165 million high school bond measure

Voters strongly approved Measure J, the proposal to borrow $165 million through bond issues to pay for new facilities in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by objective view, on Feb 10, 2008 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 5135 Views

MENLO PARK

Sea level rise: A call for action

Picture this: the San Francisco International Airport is underwater. As many as 120,000 residents of San Mateo County have...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by Eagle's Nest, on Sep 16, 2015 at 11:52 am | 16 comments | 5134 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District $1.35 Million subsidy of Children's Health Initiative revisited

Below is a link to the minutes of the Sequoia Healthcare District at which they first approved the Children's Health Initiative...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 22, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 19, 2013 at 10:45 am | 3 comments | 5134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Photos from Junior Rodeo

A cowgirl at the Junior Rodeo at the Mounted Patrol Grounds in Woodside on July Fourth. ==I Photo by Magali Gauthier/The...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Austen, on Jul 5, 2013 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 5134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: BBC renovations inch closer to completion

It's not yet known when the famed BBC building in downtown Menlo Park will be open for business as a new restaurant and bar,...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2016
Last comment by Annabelle, on Nov 16, 2016 at 1:26 pm | 2 comments | 5134 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Home-invasion robberies prompt petition for license-plate-reading cameras

In the wake of a second home-invasion robbery of an occupied Portola Valley home in six months, a petition to install fixed...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2016
Last comment by local, on Oct 19, 2016 at 7:24 am | 8 comments | 5134 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hillary Clinton visits Portola Valley for fundraising lunch

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is scheduled to be in Portola Valley for a fundraising lunch on Friday,...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by really?, on May 10, 2015 at 9:14 am | 14 comments | 5133 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Your friend, not enemy

In an effort to focus public attention on the dangers of the President Donald Trump's attacks, we join in an unprecedented...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2018
Last comment by Lynne Bramlett , on Aug 21, 2018 at 8:19 pm | 20 comments | 5133 Views

SPORTS

Local voters back Obama and McCain

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, was the top vote-getter in The Almanac's circulation area (Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by excuuuse me, on Feb 12, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 5132 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Horse DNA-testing service sets up shop in Menlo Park

"The only thing better than science is science with horses," Christa Lafayette, CEO of Etalon Diagnostics, said with a smile...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2019
Last comment by Emma, on Jan 14, 2019 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 5132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Munks caught in brothel sting

Channel 5 broke the story last night <http://cbs5.com/topstories/local_story_114162953.html> about Sheriff Munks and Undersheriff...

Original post made by camejo on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Arrest the johns, on May 2, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 5132 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Golf Team off to a Great Start!

The Menlo-Atherton Boys Golf Team, last year's Peninsula Athletic League Champions, is off to another great start. In their...

Original post made by M- on Feb. 27, 2008
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OTHER TOPICS

See slide show on East Palo Alto peace march

See a slide show with audio on the East Palo Alto peace march by clicking here: http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=4454#slide_show Click...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 6, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Police Department names new commander

The Menlo Park Police Department has hired a new police commander, Rich Struckman, who was scheduled to start Tuesday, Nov....

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2018
Last comment by Citizen, on Nov 18, 2018 at 5:35 pm | 3 comments | 5129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cell phone towers are not good for children

Cell Phone Tower on Corte Madera School Building Board Meeting Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 8:30PM The Portola...

Original post made by David Smernoff on Sep. 8, 2009
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OTHER TOPICS

Historic Filoli estate to honor longtime curator Tom Rogers

Tom Rogers, who will be honored Thursday, May 10, at the opening night reception for Filoli's flower show, retired last year...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Robert Fisk, on May 2, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 5129 Views
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