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PORTOLA VALLEY

Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2676 Views

AROUND TOWN

John William Smith Molestation Case is reported at the end.

This case was first reported today Monday July 16, 2012 by the Palo Alto Daily Post. John William Smith age 48 represented...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jul. 16, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 4, 2012 at 1:05 pm | 11 comments | 2675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto teen was victim in trailer fire

He was the "king" of skateboarders in his hometown of East Palo Alto; the young man who always had a smile for everyone....

Original post made on May. 13, 2015
Last comment by Water , on May 13, 2015 at 5:12 pm | 2 comments | 2674 Views

ATHERTON

Residents seek vote on 'library in park' issue

Some Atherton residents plan to petition for a special election on whether a new library should be built in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2011
Last comment by Local native, on Dec 13, 2011 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 2674 Views

ATHERTON

Elizabeth Lewis, Cary Wiest elected to Atherton council

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Nov. 6, winning 1,732 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Good Effort, on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 2674 Views

MENLO PARK

Church seeks expanded use of meeting hall

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is looking to expand its use of a space in the back of the building that houses the ACE hardware...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2009
Last comment by Got it right!, on Feb 12, 2009 at 2:21 pm | 12 comments | 2673 Views

MENLO PARK

LB Steak now open in Menlo Park

LB Steak is now open at 898 Santa Cruz Ave., but proprietor Roland Passot is no stranger in town. His Left Bank Brassierie,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jul 6, 2012 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 2673 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park looks at Greenheart mixed-use project on El Camino Real

The scope of an environmental impact report for Greenheart's proposed 420,000-square-foot mixed-use development on El Camino...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2014
Last comment by interesting, on Aug 4, 2014 at 7:23 pm | 4 comments | 2673 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Yolanda, on May 15, 2009 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspects sought in armed robbery of man kicked in face

Sheriff's deputies are looking for three suspects who stole a man's wallet Tuesday night in unincorporated San Mateo County...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

$116K raised for school custodian injured in motorcycle accident

The Portola Valley School District community is rallying around one of its own, John Bamber, the custodian at Ormondale School...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2016
Last comment by Amy, on Mar 28, 2016 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2673 Views

ATHERTON

State board urges residents to use licensed contractors

As a large storm tapers out after downing trees, flooding roadways, and opening sinkholes throughout the Bay Area, the Contractors...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2014
Last comment by Injured workers sue, on Dec 6, 2014 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 2673 Views

MENLO PARK

San hill road bike accident last Saturday?

Does anyone know what happened? I saw a horrific bike accident on the bridge over 280. I am curious to know if all were ok?...

Original post made by Jenn on Jun. 12, 2008
Last comment by Chris P, on Jun 19, 2008 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 2672 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Emergency response exercise at Cafe Zoe in Menlo Park

Emergency response teams and community volunteers, in cooperation with the county and Menlo Park Fire Protection District,...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jon, on Apr 17, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 1 comment | 2672 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 | 2672 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: 6-run Fifth Inning Helps M-A Defeat Sacred Heart Prep, 11-9

Trailing by four runs entering the fifth inning, Menlo-Atherton staged a six-run rally to take the lead and never looked...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2672 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Walgreens to pay $16M for violations

Walgreen Co. has settled a lawsuit by 42 California counties for illegally dumping hazardous waste and unlawfully disposing...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2012
Last comment by Margo McAuliffe, on Dec 14, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 1 comment | 2672 Views

OTHER TOPICS

USGS cancels March lecture due to budget cuts

The U.S. Geological Survey has canceled its March 28 lecture, "Preparing for California Climate Change," because the speaker...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2013
Last comment by neighbor, on Mar 15, 2013 at 8:20 am | 8 comments | 2672 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Menlowe Ballet's 'Reverie'

The Menlowe Ballet company presents the program "Reverie," featuring the world premiere of "Sweet Sadness" by choreographer...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2013
Last comment by Frances, on Apr 21, 2013 at 9:26 am | 1 comment | 2672 Views

ATHERTON

A civil rights victory

In a little noticed proceeding in a San Mateo Criminal Court an unassuming young entrepreneur and Atherton resident struck...

Original post made by marathon man on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 22, 2010 at 11:45 am | 17 comments | 2672 Views
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