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ATHERTON

Widmer appointed mayor by Atherton council

Bill Widmer said he has several goals, including trying to replace the town's many interim employees with permanent ones....

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2011
Last comment by Special Effectives, on Dec 22, 2011 at 8:23 pm | 3 comments | 2569 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Former Portola Valley superintendent offered plea bargain on felony charges

Tim Hanretty, the former superintendent of Portola Valley schools who is charged with stealing more than $100,000 from the...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 23, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 5 comments | 2569 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Glenwood Avenue hotel goes before Menlo Park Planning Commission

As plans to convert a senior home into a Marriott Residence Inn move forward, the Menlo Park Planning Commission will take...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 6, 2013 at 1:30 am | 3 comments | 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School tax vote: results tonight

Results of the all-mail parcel tax election in the Woodside Elementary School District will be reported at 8:05 tonight....

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by k, on May 5, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Beyond haunting: Halloween-themed events

If horror movies and gory haunted houses aren't your thing, take heart. The Midpeninsula has plenty of Halloween events planned...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2012
Last comment by Redwood City Parks, Recreation & Community Services Department, on Oct 26, 2012 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2568 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo: Armed robbery suspect says he was 'being chased by Russians' during wild ride

Efforts have been unsuccessful to get a man into court after he allegedly robbed a Facebook bus driver in Menlo Park before...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2567 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New Laurel School Upper Campus opens Monday

Menlo Park City School District students, squeezed by 40 percent enrollment growth in the past 11 years, should get some...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by O'Connor Resident, on Oct 16, 2016 at 7:55 am | 2 comments | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Superintendent disputes drop-out number; The Almanac responds

In your Oct. 21 editorial, you stated that the Sequoia Union High School District has an "above-average dropout rate." This...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 4, 2009 at 5:08 pm | 7 comments | 2567 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park boy reportedly shoots himself in leg

Menlo Park police are investigating an accidental shooting that injured a boy early this morning, police said. Read the...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by Emile Quaglia, on Mar 6, 2009 at 12:10 pm | 5 comments | 2567 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Atherton revisits park events issue

Should Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park be re-opened to weddings and other special events beginning later this year? Read...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 2567 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac wins 5 statewide awards

The Almanac won five statewide awards in the annual California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, the CNPA announced...

Original post made on May. 7, 2013
Last comment by Lurker, on May 7, 2013 at 2:36 pm | 2 comments | 2566 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Judge lets defamation lawsuit proceed against John Woodell

A judge declined to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by a fire board director against John Woodell, husband of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on Jan 17, 2014 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 2566 Views

OTHER TOPICS

M. Kenneth Oshman, tech pioneer and Atherton resident, dies at 71

Silicon Valley pioneer and Jewish community center benefactor M. Kenneth Oshman has died at 71. An Atherton resident, he...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by poster, on Aug 12, 2011 at 6:31 pm | 2 comments | 2566 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Director defends role of health care district

This is to respond to a letter published last week advocating dissolution of the Sequoia Healthcare District, which funds...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local Realtors reign in national rankings

Six local Realtor teams and 17 individuals were among the top 250 salespeople in the country in 2015, according to rankings...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2015
Last comment by resident2, on Jul 8, 2015 at 1:29 pm | 4 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Two arrested following armed robbery, wild chase across Dumbarton Bridge

Menlo Park police arrested a man and a woman Tuesday, June 28, following an armed robbery and a wild chase across the Dumbarton...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2016
Last comment by Resident, on Jun 30, 2016 at 9:17 am | 2 comments | 2566 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Let's work together on housing

It is sad to see Belle Haven residents at odds over a proposed 20-unit Habitat for Humanity housing complex on Terminal Avenue,...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2009
Last comment by Big Questions, on Jan 12, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 16 comments | 2565 Views

MENLO PARK

Divided council takes no official position on pension-reform initiative

At least two council members have declared their support for the citizen-driven pension reform ballot initiative, but the...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Jul 26, 2010 at 12:29 pm | 14 comments | 2565 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: El Camino traffic lights synchronized again

Good news at last: The traffic lights along El Camino Real in Menlo Park are back in sync as Caltrans finishes its final...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 1, 2013 at 7:07 pm | 6 comments | 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-Speed Rail Authority names new CEO

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board of Directors announced today that it will hire Jeff Morales as its new CEO. Read...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2012 at 7:06 pm | 2 comments | 2565 Views
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