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MENLO PARK

Editorial: Let's work together on housing

It is sad to see Belle Haven residents at odds over a proposed 20-unit Habitat for Humanity housing complex on Terminal Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Big Questions, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 16 comments | 2580 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Plastic bag ban meeting

On Oct. 23, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will vote on whether to adopt a reusable bag ordinance. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2012
Last comment by pvmom, on Oct 17, 2012 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2580 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced today that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 2580 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three people killed in crash identified

The California Highway Patrol has identified the victims of a crash involving a stopped car on Interstate 280 just north...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2012
Last comment by tanya, on Dec 17, 2012 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2580 Views

MENLO PARK

Katie's Corner: Here comes the Sugar Shack

The Sugar Shack recently opened its doors in downtown Menlo Park. When I heard about this candy wonderland, I had to go see...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2008
Last comment by Jaden, on Jul 7, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 1 comment | 2579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board examines 'achievement gap'

The persistent academic achievement gap among the schools and students in the Sequoia Union High School District is the...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2012
Last comment by Clarification, on Mar 19, 2012 at 9:02 pm | 2 comments | 2579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carole Groom sworn in as Board of Supervisors president

San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom was elected to a second term as president of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2015
Last comment by more to the story, on Jan 7, 2015 at 9:10 am | 1 comment | 2579 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bike route closes for 18 days, except Sundays

The stretch of Crystal Springs Road that connects Polhemus Road and Skyline Boulevard in San Mateo closed to all vehicle...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by Sawyer Camp Trail user, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 2578 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Director defends role of health care district

This is to respond to a letter published last week advocating dissolution of the Sequoia Healthcare District, which funds...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2578 Views

ATHERTON

UPDATE: Councilman's 'improper' conduct on agenda for special Atherton meeting April 7

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) A second special Atherton City Council meeting to discuss "alleged...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2010
Last comment by Willy, on Apr 9, 2010 at 8:25 am | 27 comments | 2578 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley takes pass on license-plate-reading cameras

There will be no cameras recording the license-plate numbers of all vehicles passing through Portola Valley anytime soon,...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2015
Last comment by cameras count, on Apr 11, 2015 at 11:07 am | 2 comments | 2578 Views

MENLO PARK

Video: Menlo Park City Council Members share vision, policy goals for environment

At the Menlo Park City Council Environmental Candidate Forum, 4 of the City Council candidates shared their vision and policy...

Original post made by Adina Levin on Nov. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2577 Views

MENLO PARK

More photos along Obama's motorcade route

Berna Davis, a resident of Atherton, sent us these photos that she took along President Obama's motorcade route in Atherton...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Nevin R. I. P.

Mike Nevin Excutive Director of Service League of San Mateo County and former Supervisor has passed away this weekend cause...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2577 Views

ATHERTON

A civil rights victory

In a little noticed proceeding in a San Mateo Criminal Court an unassuming young entrepreneur and Atherton resident struck...

Original post made by marathon man on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 17 comments | 2577 Views

MENLO PARK

Mid-Peninsula High School graduates 43

Thirty-seven seniors at Mid-Peninsula High School in Menlo Park received their diplomas during graduation ceremonies June...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by ross vartain, on Oct 6, 2011 at 11:56 pm | 2 comments | 2576 Views

MENLO PARK

Two-year investigation leads to 26 arrests

==B Update:== Menlo Park police joined federal and local agencies in Operation Phallen Gardens, a task force investigation...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by MP, on Feb 10, 2012 at 3:31 pm | 9 comments | 2576 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: League of Women Voters says 'no' on key propositions

The League of Women Voters does not concur with The Almanac's recommendations on the May 19 ballot measures, although we...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Democratica, on May 8, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 4 comments | 2576 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside joins ban on plastic bags at checkout counters

To encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, Woodside will join other local towns and follow the lead of San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Onslaught of California oak moths

California oak moths are fluttering around right now, particularly in pockets of Woodside and Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 17, 2013 at 3:06 pm | 1 comment | 2576 Views
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