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PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 4431 Views

WOODSIDE

Doctors miss Lyme disease diagnosis

Ten years ago, I had what would become a critically important conversation with an older woman, also a former trail runner....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Robin1237, on Mar 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 4431 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Caltrain to remove ballast rock piles by October

When public agencies embark upon projects, delays are -- unfortunately -- expected. Caltrain, however, has turned that expectation...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by cleanup, on Apr 8, 2015 at 11:03 am | 8 comments | 4430 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 4430 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Papa knows best, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 4429 Views

MENLO PARK

Can Allied Arts Guild survive?

The Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, with its lush gardens, Spanish Colonial architecture, and a soundtrack of trickling...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Fred Waring, on Jul 8, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 6 comments | 4427 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: To Caltrain: Don't electrocute our trees

Don't electrocute our great trees Read the full story here http://almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/04/16/guest-opinion-to-caltrain-dont-electrocute-our-trees...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2014
Last comment by Appreciative, on Apr 17, 2014 at 2:14 pm | 2 comments | 4427 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 4427 Views

SPORTS

Directors of the Boards

After going undefeated in Burgess League Basketball with a perfect 8 – 0 record, the 7th Grade La Entrada Boys Basketball...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Mar. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4427 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

PG&E pushes to extend unpopular ClimateSmart

A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. program that asks customers to fight global warming by paying a little extra on their electricity...

Original post made by David R. Baker on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Attribution, please, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 4427 Views

ATHERTON

Planners at fault for Atherton mess

<B>The following letter by Jim Altman was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What is going...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4427 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton corridor revisited: A twist on an old debate

Each day, about 77,000 cars pass over the Dumbarton Bridge. Commuters and locals alike know all too well how congested the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jun 3, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 4425 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Fire and the Santa Clara County Grand Jury Report

Some excerpts from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury report regarding Fire Services. With Menlo Fire's bloated budget,...

Original post made by Roy Desoto on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:34 am | 20 comments | 4424 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies schools recovery of $20 million in losses from Lehman Brothers bankruptcy

A state appeals court on Thursday approved the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against San Mateo County by 12 county school...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 4422 Views

MENLO PARK

Civil Discourse and Intimidation in Menlo Park

Civil society in Menlo Park took an ugly turn for the worse recently, setting the City on a downward path that, if uncorrected,...

Original post made by Diane Hart on Oct. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4420 Views

ATHERTON

Yo-yo Lady performs for kids at library

The Atherton Library will be hosting a program for children with the Yo-Yo Lady, Helane Zeiger on Monday, March 12, 2007...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4419 Views

MENLO PARK

Jeffrey's Hamburgers slated to open in Menlo Park

Silver paint and stainless steel siding are changing the face of the former home to Ken's House of Pancakes and 3 Fish restaurants...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Chippie, on Aug 3, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 4418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Menlo Park classrooms to have a cow with visit from interactive agriculture program

Mobile Dairy Classroom Gives Children Firsthand Look at Farm Life WHAT: To teach children about the importance of agriculture...

Original post made by Susan Chang on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 4418 Views

SPORTS

M-A rolls over Aragon, into CCS football finals

The Menlo-Atherton football team is at the doorstep of perhaps its second Central Coast Section championship since 2002....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 4418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Dreading the traffic logjam at Hillview School

I wonder if others who live or work in Menlo Park are dreading the return of students to school, as I am. From now until...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by traffic control, on Sep 8, 2007 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 4417 Views
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