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WOODSIDE

UPDATE: Former Portola Valley superintendent pleads not guilty to felony charges

Former Portola Valley School District Superintendent Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty this morning (April 6) to three felony...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2012
Last comment by Ben Dover, on May 4, 2012 at 9:30 am | 16 comments | 4629 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawn sign: Romney/someone 2012

Now that Newt Gingrich has fallen off a cliff in Iowa, only days prior to their voting, it clears the way for Mitt Romney...

Original post made by Emerle on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 128 comments | 5435 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Angie Howard says so long

Her name doesn't appear on the outsides of any of the three graceful one-story wood-paneled buildings that rise in Portola...

Original post made on May. 3, 2012
There are no comments yet. 3045 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Has town lost its soul over library issue?

Last week my daughter came to visit us in order to prepare for an upcoming wedding. We spoke of her childhood, her friends,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by spite doesn't make right, on May 3, 2012 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 3091 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 2902 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Historic Filoli estate to honor longtime curator Tom Rogers

Tom Rogers, who will be honored Thursday, May 10, at the opening night reception for Filoli's flower show, retired last year...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Robert Fisk, on May 2, 2012 at 7:22 pm | 4 comments | 3470 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library: Traffic on residents' minds

Traffic was on the minds of most of the speakers addressing the Atherton Planning Commission on April 25, as the commission...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Menlo College- Yes, on May 2, 2012 at 7:20 pm | 2 comments | 2684 Views

ATHERTON

Remade in America--True Story, The Film Project 2012

A 1953 Silver Streak trailer needs rebuilding and so does America. In a tiny town off Route 66, idiosyncratic characters...

Original post made by Marlene Lee on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Marlene Lee, on May 2, 2012 at 6:11 pm | 3 comments | 2262 Views

MOVIES

Atherton film screening: 'The Future of Food'

Atherton Library is hosting a free showing on Saturday, May 5, of "The Future of Food," an in depth investigation into the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 2, 2012
There are no comments yet. 7507 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Candidates forum on supes race

The seven candidates for the District 4 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors have been invited to answer questions...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 2, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 34 comments | 3290 Views

MENLO PARK

Venture capitalists make philanthropy pledge

The six partners of the Menlo Park venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz will give a $1 million "group donation" to six...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Bravo, on May 2, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 3557 Views

MENLO PARK

Scientist sees dire climate-change impacts

If worldwide carbon emissions continue at the present rate, rising temperatures could cause the Sierra Nevada to lose...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2012
Last comment by Frosty the Snowman, on May 2, 2012 at 8:58 am | 141 comments | 21872 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Teacher won't be charged in death of girl, 6

An East Palo Alto schoolteacher who accidentally struck and killed a 6-year-old girl in a crosswalk last year will not...

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on May 1, 2012 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 2703 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks public comment on plastic-bag ban

With the support of most city and town governments in San Mateo County, the Department of Environmental Health Services is...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
Last comment by Jon, on May 1, 2012 at 1:04 pm | 19 comments | 3530 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park downtown plan heads to council

The "p" word dominated discussion of the downtown/El Camino Real specific plan at Monday night's Planning Commission meeting....

Original post made on May. 1, 2012
Last comment by Doug, on May 1, 2012 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 2656 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Logic says library should go in the park

The controversy over the Atherton library is between those residents who use logic in their decision-making processes and...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Wise to the ALBSC, on Apr 30, 2012 at 11:28 pm | 7 comments | 2543 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park eyes below-market rental housing

Menlo Park has its eye on a Willow Road apartment complex that might be purchased for use as below-market-rate rental housing...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 30, 2012 at 8:08 pm | 37 comments | 6638 Views

MENLO PARK

Village Stationers burglar sentenced

The two major players in the burglary of Menlo Park's Village Stationers spent the night of April 24 in two very different...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 2800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes race: Bounced checks disqualify candidate

Two bounced checks have done in the candidacy of David E. Woods, a city council member from East Palo Alto who was one of...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2012 at 3:34 pm | 20 comments | 3927 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dave Pine Speech, "Honor Democracy"

http://youtu.be/3ZNVUsjoMss This is a video of Dave Pine's speech to the Board of Supervisors, December 16, 2008 it is a...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:25 am | 2 comments | 1841 Views
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