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AROUND TOWN

New Almanac feature: Ask the Deputy

Deputy Stephanie Josephson of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is starting a new feature in The Almanac, called Ask...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by johnny, on Dec 31, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2702 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ditch Your Device Week

April 29 to May 5 is Ditch Your Device Week (Also known as Screen-Free Week). The Atherton Library is offerering expanded...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by , on Apr 24, 2013 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 2702 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 | 2701 Views

AROUND TOWN

What will the Complete Streets bill mean to us?

In September the Governor signed AB1358, the "Complete Streets" bill sponsored by Assemblyperson Leno. To quote a summary...

Original post made by Donald on Nov. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2701 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Corrections in Portola Valley story

In the Sept. 19 issue, the Almanac reported on plans by the town of Portola Valley to purchase a property at 900 Portola...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2012
Last comment by pvresident, on Oct 1, 2012 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 2701 Views

WOODSIDE

Barbara Wood's Dispatches from the home front: It takes a village to empty a nest

For the first time in 25 years my husband and I have no children in our house, and it would not have happened without the...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2011
Last comment by Catherine Lyman, on Sep 7, 2011 at 10:29 pm | 1 comment | 2701 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fire district offers $175K for special stoplights

While the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District on June 20 agreed to pay half the cost of two pedestrian-activated...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2017
Last comment by Tricia Barr, on Jun 24, 2017 at 4:43 pm | 15 comments | 2700 Views

AROUND TOWN

County reissues 120 ballots due to boundary-change snafu

The county's failure to officially authorize school boundary changes approved by government agencies and voters over the...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 31, 2013 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2700 Views

MENLO PARK

Committee recommends splitting Menlo Park in county redistricting move

Menlo Park would be split into two San Mateo County supervisorial districts under all three possible redistricting maps an...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Susan Smith, on Sep 25, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 4 comments | 2699 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Oaks residents ask San Mateo County to protect their oaks

On Tuesday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will discuss a request by residents of Menlo Oaks for emergency rules...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2699 Views

AROUND TOWN

Assembly race: Berman, Kasperzak off to fast starts

The primary election is still nearly a year away but the two leading contenders to succeed Assemblyman Rich Gordon in Sacramento...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Gary, on Jul 24, 2015 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2699 Views

ATHERTON

Grand Jury rebukes Atherton events rules

If Atherton neighbors have a problem with events on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus, they should take it up with the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by esquire, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:40 am | 15 comments | 2699 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Steel deer sculpture under repair

Portola Valley's rust-brown deer of steel will be returning soon to the lawn at Triangle Park at the corner of Alpine and...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Jerrie, on Aug 12, 2011 at 2:42 pm | 2 comments | 2699 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Arnie Duncan on California's education system

According to a report from the nonprofit EdSource, Education Secretary Arnie Duncan, in talking in June about $4 billion...

Original post made by Joe on Nov. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Enrollment surge: Schools face unpleasant options

Menlo Park City School District delayed its decision on opening a new elementary school at the O'Connor campus as officials...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2009
Last comment by heresy, on Dec 17, 2009 at 5:33 pm | 2 comments | 2698 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Lyme disease program in Woodside

Lyme disease, the bacterial infection spread through the bites of ticks, can be a big problem for residents and visitors...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 2698 Views

ATHERTON

Telephone pole may have saved cyclist's life

A wooden telephone pole probably prevented major injuries to a bicyclist traveling north on El Camino Real near Watkins Avenue...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2010
Last comment by Catherine McMillan, on Dec 3, 2010 at 7:14 pm | 14 comments | 2698 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School tax vote: results tonight

Results of the all-mail parcel tax election in the Woodside Elementary School District will be reported at 8:05 tonight....

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by k, on May 5, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 2697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park July 4th Ragtime Blast to Benefit SF's U.S.O.

Monday, July 4 from 3 to 4:30 P.M. Menlo Park’s ragtime historian/pianist Nan Bostick presents another toe-tapping All-American...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jun. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Eight hospitalized after pesticide exposure

Eight people were taken to hospitals after being exposed to a pesticide at a San Mateo County trailer park in North Fair...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by Charlie, on Dec 19, 2012 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 2697 Views
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