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PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 2662 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Counterproductive' politics at play in Menlo Park?

Of late The Almanac has printed numerous letters espousing the "residentialist" future for Menlo Park, which another letter-writer...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Big Daddy, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 2661 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on May 12, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 2661 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editoral: City overreacts in censoring emails

Menlo Park's decision to delete a flood of emails sent to the City Council in support of a fired gymnastics instructor raises...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Leftist and laughing, on Feb 27, 2013 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 2661 Views

OTHER TOPICS

POST wants to protect 1,000 acres of farmland

The Peninsula Open Space Trust (POST) announced Feb. 4 that the organization is working to conserve more than a thousand...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Samia, on Feb 12, 2016 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2661 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
Last comment by , on Dec 2, 2012 at 2:13 pm | 2 comments | 2661 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Facebook, hotel on Menlo Park council agenda

After sailing through with unanimous approvals from the Planning Commission, Facebook's plan for its Constitution Drive campus...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by downtowner, on Mar 26, 2013 at 3:03 pm | 4 comments | 2661 Views

ATHERTON

Developer accepts reduced refund from Atherton

The town of Atherton will pay a Menlo Park development firm $72,500 to settle a lawsuit over road-impact fees -- a sum that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 2661 Views

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 | 2660 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ladera school site likely to go to highest bidder

In a move that surprised the Ladera community and officials of the private Woodland School, which leases the former Ladera...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 2660 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 | 2660 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Public left out of decision on squirrels

It may have made sense for the city of Menlo Park to eradicate the squirrel population at Mike Bedwell Bayfront Park last...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2011
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 2, 2011 at 7:44 pm | 5 comments | 2659 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Thursday: $400,000 in health grants for schools

A reception commemorating the awarding of $400,000 in grants by the Sequoia Healthcare District for health-related programs...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 17, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 4 comments | 2658 Views

AROUND TOWN

George Baier of Troop 64 achieves Eagle Scout rank at age 12

George Baier of Troop 64 in Portola Valley was recently honored at a Court of Honor for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2658 Views

MENLO PARK

Open Letter To The City Council re: Downtown Parking Plazas

Honorable Mayor Cohen and Council Members: Could someone tell me why the Downtown Parking Plazas are in such disrepair...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Downtown Shopper, on Oct 25, 2008 at 9:13 am | 5 comments | 2657 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why I'm voting against the High Speed Rail Initiative

California voters are being asked this November to vote on a $10 billion dollar bond to support the initial design of a high-speed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 25, 2008 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 2657 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven may yet see active police substation

Buried in discussion of Menlo Park's upcoming budget was a hint as to the fate of a long-awaited, active police substation...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2013
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on Apr 9, 2013 at 12:45 pm | 1 comment | 2657 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: More work needed on Menlo Park general plan before approval

At the outset, let us say collectively that we believe there are many positive attributes contained in the proposed general...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2016
Last comment by Roy Thiele-SardiƱa, on Dec 3, 2016 at 2:39 pm | 25 comments | 2657 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton: 'Milk and Cookies with the Mayor'

Special correspondent Fiona M. Lempres, a 7-year-old first-grader at Sacred Heart School, sent the Almanac this report of...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2016
Last comment by Ms. Silvers, on Mar 4, 2016 at 12:58 pm | 2 comments | 2657 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 | 2657 Views
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