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Editorial: Consider a gift to the Holiday Fund

Despite the ongoing financial challenges we all face, last year Almanac readers contributed nearly $100,000 to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 23, 2011 at 1:40 pm | 3 comments | 2260 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council, again, rejects survey on new library

One thing is clear in Atherton right now: Residents have not come to an amiable agreement about whether their new library...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by WaltKelley05, on Nov 23, 2011 at 9:34 am | 3 comments | 1664 Views

ATHERTON

Tracking deer to reduce vehicle collisions

Starting next month, game wardens with tranquilizer guns might be visible along Interstate 280 in San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2316 Views

MENLO PARK

Hit and run, Friday evening, Willow Road

Is anyone aware of the outcome of a hit and run on Friday evening on Willow Road? Two young men were crossing and hit by...

Original post made by Neighbor on Nov. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1654 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 11/20/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 House of Silk Anthony Horowitz 2 V Is for Vengeance Sue Grafton 3 Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Nov. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2038 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton may name interim chief Ed Flint 'acting interim manager'

Atherton's Interim City Manger John Danielson is out of the state and unable to return due to medical issues, so the council...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Muffy, on Nov 21, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 12 comments | 2722 Views

MENLO PARK

Group of men jump bicyclist in Menlo Park

Five men streamed out of a Mercedes Benz around 10 a.m. on Wednesday (Nov. 16) to jump a 23-year-old man riding a Huffy mountain...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Redfield Flash, on Nov 21, 2011 at 7:51 am | 4 comments | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wooside Girl Scouts, now seniors, go for the gold

A determined group of high school seniors that has been together in the same Girls Scouts troop since second grade is going...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2011
Last comment by Ruth, on Nov 20, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 1 comment | 1792 Views

ATHERTON

VIDEO - City Council Meeting of Nov 16, 2011

Town of Atherton CITY COUNCIL ATHERTON CHANNEL DRAINAGE DISTRICT November 16, 2011 7:00 p.m. JENNINGS PAVILION 150...

Original post made by APOA on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2011 at 4:27 pm | 16 comments | 2101 Views

ATHERTON

'Master plan' meet reflects divisions over library

Atherton residents who requested a special city council meeting about creating a master plan for all town facilities got...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 20, 2011 at 1:43 pm | 21 comments | 2681 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park approves new union contract

Despite a flood of emails protesting a time off policy that gives some city employees a minimum seven weeks off a year, no...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Observer, on Nov 19, 2011 at 2:37 pm | 40 comments | 4230 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school foundation fundraising in high gear

<I>Submitted by Allison Leupold and Theanne Thomson, co-presidents of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stan Levenson, on Nov 18, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2322 Views

MENLO PARK

Thief grabs $17,600 in jewelry

A thief stole an antique gold pocket watch along with other jewelry from a Menlo Park home on Tuesday. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 18, 2011 at 10:47 am | 8 comments | 2105 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside house fire extinguished

Firefighters have extinguished a structure fire at around 3:50 p.m. that appears to have burned part of a garage in a large...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 18, 2011 at 9:04 am | 36 comments | 2703 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans plans to spray chemicals along Hwy. 84

San Mateo County may have a moratorium on broadcast roadside spraying of herbicides, but that isn't helping some county residents...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Bruce, on Nov 17, 2011 at 8:22 pm | 2 comments | 2392 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park author's work in anthology benefiting refugees

Jeanne DuPrau of Menlo Park is one of 18 well-known authors whose work appears in "What You Wish For," a new collection of...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Lorraine K, on Nov 17, 2011 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 1849 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flood Park costs could hit $595,000 a year

When San Mateo County asked Menlo Park to take over Flood Park in hopes of saving the park from closure, the city decided...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Mom, on Nov 17, 2011 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 1706 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia race: Olivia Martinez moves into third place

Olivia Martinez, one of two incumbents who ran for re-election to the board of the Sequoia Union High School District, has...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2011
Last comment by member, on Nov 17, 2011 at 11:04 am | 4 comments | 2445 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park weighs new contract for city employees

Judging by the flood of emails protesting the amount of time off in the proposed two-year contract for the 35 city employees...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2011
Last comment by Sir Topham Hatt, on Nov 17, 2011 at 10:43 am | 12 comments | 1791 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local passes Good Samaritan gift forward

After realizing his leather wallet had slipped out of his pocket during a trip to the Starbucks in Sharon Heights, Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 17, 2011 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1689 Views
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