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Former president visits Portola Valley

<I>The author, Samantha Bergeson, is a resident of Portola Valley and a sophomore at Menlo School. </I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Joy D, on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:55 pm | 8 comments | 2623 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police plan to expand surveillance

Four surveillance cameras will be added to the Menlo Park Police Department's arsenal if city officials agree. The cameras...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 29, 2013 at 5:48 pm | 6 comments | 2623 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Facebook gives $250K to nonprofits

This year Facebook surpassed by $150,000 the amount it has agreed to give to local nonprofit organizations in exchange for...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2016
Last comment by Transparent $$$, on Sep 8, 2016 at 10:26 pm | 3 comments | 2622 Views

AROUND TOWN

There will be flags tomorrow

Tiny U.S. flags will proliferate tomorrow on lawns at local fire stations in Menlo Park and Woodside in memory of the 343...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by great, on Sep 13, 2010 at 5:49 am | 16 comments | 2622 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: New plan for high-speed rail?

A possible new business plan for California's high-speed rail project is set to be revealed Tuesday evening in Mountain View...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Mar 15, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 4 comments | 2622 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Las Lomitas teachers still lack contract

As a parent of three children attending Las Lomitas and La Entrada, I am incredibly proud of the district's students for...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by district parent, on Sep 17, 2011 at 10:40 pm | 2 comments | 2621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local donors give $803,000 to Obama

Individuals listing ZIP codes in the Almanac's area -- Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside -- have given approximately...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by , on Apr 18, 2012 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Construction manager hired for Woodside Library remodeling

The Woodside Town Council has authorized a payment of up to $212,000 to Nova Partners of Palo Alto to provide construction...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2621 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton awaits payment for Obama visit to town

Dear Town of Atherton: The check is <B>not</I></B> in the mail. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14206...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by sr, on Jun 16, 2013 at 12:04 pm | 2 comments | 2621 Views

WOODSIDE

Reader miffed, columnist responds

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8769 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 30, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 3 comments | 2621 Views

AROUND TOWN

Nathan Ford of Portola Valley named athlete of the year at Cornell

Portola Valley resident Nathan Ford, a graduate of Palo Alto High School's class of 2005, was named athlete of the year by...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jul 20, 2009 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 2620 Views

ATHERTON

My Boss is Jerry Gruber

Atherton Police Chief Mike Guerra From a article in todays The Daily News: Resident urges police oversight committee "Since...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Can't stop laughing, on Feb 7, 2010 at 1:25 am | 7 comments | 2620 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook gives $20,000 to school fire-safety fund

On a mission to connect school fire alarms to fire stations, the new nonprofit Ring the Bell Fund collected $20,000 from...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Grateful Resident, on May 9, 2013 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 2619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Target Family Days - Fun Family Event - This Sunday 7/12!

Target Family Days, generously sponsored by Target Stores, will attract kids and adults of all ages one Sunday per month,...

Original post made by RWC EVENTS on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 10, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 2619 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kudos to Facebook; Shame on Menlo Park

Kudos are due to Facebook for simultaneously negotiating with Menlo Park, East Palo Alto and the Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 14, 2012
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Apr 19, 2012 at 8:03 am | 16 comments | 2619 Views

ATHERTON

Your help is needed...

The San Mateo County Library is leading an effort to understand the current and future needs regarding the Atherton Library....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2619 Views

ATHERTON

Wynne Furth's Conflict of Interest

It appears as though Wynne Furth is faced with a happy dilemma (if there is such a thing). The more her client misbehaves,...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2619 Views

MENLO PARK

Latest vote count confirms Ackerman and Lucas won school board seats

David Ackerman and Caroline Lucas still lead the race for two seats on the governing board of the Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2016
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Nov 16, 2016 at 7:04 pm | 16 comments | 2618 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Can't make it to Belgium?

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10681 posted Monday, March 5, 2012, 9:33 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Ryan Williams , on Mar 6, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 2618 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should county controller be appointed?

With San Mateo County government in its fifth year of annual workshops on structural deficits, Measure C offers voters an...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 25, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 3 comments | 2618 Views
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