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West Bay Sanitary sued over sewage spills

An environmental watchdog group has filed a lawsuit against the West Bay Sanitary District and two Peninsula cities over...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2009
Last comment by Common Sense, on Dec 23, 2009 at 8:27 am | 3 comments | 2246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Six Performances Only of "Stage Door" in the PAC

Fresh-faced and hopeful, with school behind them and home miles away, Big Life Decisions loom large for the resident actresses...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Oct. 31, 2011
Last comment by Lou Fan, on Nov 8, 2011 at 9:05 pm | 1 comment | 2246 Views

AROUND TOWN

Another Jackling house friend goes on the record

The National Trust for Historic Preservation has sent a letter to the Woodside Town Council underscoring its support for...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 26, 2010 at 3:01 pm | 18 comments | 2246 Views

MENLO PARK

Yes on M saves the specific plan; no on M implodes it

• Unless restricted by Measure M, Greenheart and Stanford seek to develop over 80% of the Plan maximum non-residential...

Original post made by George c. Fisher on Oct. 11, 2014
Last comment by undecided on M, on Oct 14, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 37 comments | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

School bullying: Upcoming lectures, workshop

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=3332 posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009, 7:26...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Michael Dreiblatt, on Feb 22, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Towns top scales for residential energy use

The Portola Valley Town Council on Wednesday, Dec. 9, will consider endorsing a neighborhood energy audit program proposed...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by American Thinker, on Dec 10, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 8 comments | 2244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Electric vehicles can recharge at Town Center

Two digital displays now glow blue in the night in parking lots at the Portola Valley Town Center at 765 Portola Road. ==B...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 26, 2012 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 2244 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tuesday: Nutrition in age of obesity

With obesity and Type 2 diabetes considered national epidemics, nutrition professor Marjorie Freedman will talk about her...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Orly Taitz, on Aug 9, 2011 at 8:20 am | 1 comment | 2243 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Griffin defends Sequoia Healthcare District

Kim Griffin, President of the Sequoia Healthcare District Board of Directors defends the District's actions after a scathing...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Tsk tsk, on Dec 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 2 comments | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisors oppose ballot measure

In a 4-1 vote on Tuesday, July 13, a majority on the Board of Supervisors decided not to place a measure on the November...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 20, 2010 at 11:38 am | 9 comments | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisors do it again. Refuse to publish SamTrans Transit Expert seat available soon.

Application deadline is December 6, 2010 Bruce Blashone "unlike every other commission vacancy listed on the page, the...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 28, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 12, 2010 at 7:31 am | 11 comments | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

New president-rector named for St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park

A faculty member who has been the spiritual adviser at St. Patrick's Seminary in Menlo Park will be the new president-rector...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2017
Last comment by Margie, on Mar 2, 2017 at 2:17 pm | 1 comment | 2243 Views

ATHERTON

Obituary: Betty Jean Whelan: athlete and artist

Betty Jean Whelan of Portola Valley, who was an accomplished athlete in her youth, died Jan. 21 at the age of 81. She was...

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by Poster, on May 9, 2010 at 8:20 am | 2 comments | 2243 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters control house fire on Willow Road in Menlo Park

Firefighters brought a house fire under control this morning at 52 Willow Road, between Middlefield Road and Alma Street...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Fire expert, on Mar 6, 2012 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 2242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park tonight: Education inequality, housing fees, Facebook money and more

The Menlo Park City Council is scheduled to discuss some of Menlo Park's biggest issues during its Tuesday, July 19, meeting,...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 19, 2016 at 4:19 pm | 2 comments | 2242 Views

MENLO PARK

Burglary thwarted by homeowner

Would-be burglars were interrupted by a homeowner Thursday morning in the 1300 block of Stockbridge Avenue in unincorporated...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2013
Last comment by Conelly, on Jun 14, 2013 at 3:50 pm | 1 comment | 2241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school districts score among top 20 in state API test

Academic Performance Index scores are up and down, but overall, still very good at local elementary schools. And one district,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 1, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 2 comments | 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

The sale (and free exchange) of locally grown food gathers steam

The idea of local people eating locally grown food continues to make headlines in Woodside. The Town Council has expressed...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 2241 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Office gets permit to build employees-only rooftop pool

Instead of a mid-day coffee break, people who work at the Menlo Business Park on O'Brien Drive in eastern Menlo Park may...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2016
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 28, 2016 at 2:36 pm | 3 comments | 2240 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday's high-speed rail meeting canceled

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-Menlo Park) has postponed a community meeting on the state's high-speed rail project, originally...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2009
Last comment by Jay Tulock, on Jul 25, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 2 comments | 2240 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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