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PORTOLA VALLEY

Almanac editorial: Renew Portola Valley utility tax

<I> (This editorial ran in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.)</I> For those who volunteer and work for Portola...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2620 Views

WOODSIDE

Saturday: Bohemian Festival is theme of Woodside May Day parade

The theme of the 93rd annual Woodside May Day parade and carnival, set for Saturday, May 2, is "Bohemian Festival." Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2015
Last comment by Kayla, on May 8, 2015 at 3:54 am | 1 comment | 2620 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Beltramo townhomes before council

Ten years ago, the Beltramos started dreaming of building townhomes at 1460 El Camino Real. After months of haggling, the...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2011
Last comment by LongMemory, on Jan 11, 2011 at 1:48 pm | 6 comments | 2619 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park adds part-time budget director

Larry Lisenbee, San Jose's former budget director, has joined Menlo Park part-time, according to a memo sent to city staff. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2013
Last comment by Disgusted, on Apr 3, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 4 comments | 2619 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge rules in favor of Menlo Park, Atherton on high-speed rail lawsuit

From various online sources today come similar accounts (this one may be found here http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_13209866): A...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by , on Aug 26, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 1 comment | 2619 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great article on "Why we need to get rid of anonymous comments".

http://www.slate.com/id/2287739/pagenum/all/#p2 Two excerpts: " Anonymity has long been hailed as one of the founding...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 10, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 7:48 am | 7 comments | 2619 Views

ATHERTON

A Story about the Almanac's Reporting

Last Friday I wrote Renee Batti to let her know that I would not be comming by her office to present her with documentary...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by saul leibowitz, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 2619 Views

ATHERTON

APOA aka Teamsters slow in posting video of 10/17/12 meeting

Usually they are right on top of it to keep the residents of Atherton informed of the council meetings. This is the first...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Oct. 19, 2012
Last comment by Thanks, on Oct 22, 2012 at 8:59 am | 5 comments | 2619 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council concurs, hazardous trees and power lines a real threat

Roadside stands of eucalyptus trees, with their tendency to drop limbs and sometimes fall over, can be a very significant...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Keimer, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 2619 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High football lights: a permanent fixture?

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Allen Moench, on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:11 am | 4 comments | 2618 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Zuckerberg donates a fortune to Silicon Valley foundation

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Tuesday that he is giving nearly $500 million in Facebook stock to the Silicon Valley...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2012
Last comment by monica thompson, on Dec 19, 2012 at 3:52 pm | 1 comment | 2618 Views

AROUND TOWN

State wins $2.25 billion for high-speed rail

The plan to build a high-speed rail line between San Francisco and Los Angeles is getting a $2.25 billion boost today. More...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2010
Last comment by Orange County Register, on Feb 6, 2010 at 8:47 am | 16 comments | 2618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Tuesday deadline for teachers to apply for subsidized apartments

Teachers interested in living at the new apartment complex at 777 Hamilton Ave. in eastern Menlo Park at a subsidized rate...

Original post made on May. 10, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 12, 2017 at 8:24 pm | 20 comments | 2618 Views

MENLO PARK

UPDATE: Rail meeting time changed

A presentation on the design of the California high-speed-rail system has been moved from 3:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2010
Last comment by no to HSR, on Feb 19, 2010 at 11:00 pm | 5 comments | 2617 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Orionid meteor shower

The Orionid meteor shower was the cause of the Wed evening boom. The boom was likely from a meteor as it "fireballed" and...

Original post made by whatever on Oct. 18, 2012
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AROUND TOWN

Girl Scouts teach, learn about the world

More than 400 local Girl Scouts, ranging in age from kindergarten Daisies to eighth-grade Cadettes, participated in the recent...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evy Vaughan, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 2617 Views

MENLO PARK

Council to vote on proposal for abbreviated Council minutes

On Tuesday, Dec. 16th, Council is going to consider a formal policy which would change the type of minutes published for...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Dec. 15, 2008
Last comment by New Timer, on Dec 22, 2008 at 12:01 pm | 7 comments | 2616 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Drops Tough 3-2 Decision to Burlingame

Host Burlingame used timely hitting, a costly Menlo-Atherton throwing error, and the pitching of Forrest Armanino to defeat...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2616 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Clear position needed on high-speed rail

==B OPINION:== Menlo Park resident Brielle Johnck says what's missing is a full City Council discussion that would result...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Jun 20, 2011 at 4:31 pm | 5 comments | 2616 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda Round Table pizza to close

After more than 25 years in West Menlo Park, Round Table pizza parlor is closing April 3, said owner Jim Meola. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marie Klein, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 2616 Views
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