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AROUND TOWN

Woodside agrees to Jackling house deal

It's not the end of the affaire du Jackling house in Woodside, but the end of the beginning may be near. A majority on the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 24, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 3 comments | 2341 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Atherton probe of Marsala fizzles

Atherton council member Charles Marsala used incredibly poor judgment when he asked resident Jon Buckheit for a $500,000...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 15, 2010 at 12:53 pm | 7 comments | 2341 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Major remodel to close town library for several months

The Woodside Library will close Saturday, Aug. 1, for six to nine months for a major remodel. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/17/woodside-major-rem...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2015
Last comment by Parking nightmare coming, on Jul 18, 2015 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2341 Views

MENLO PARK

Fiscal Responsibility Can't Be A Minority Thing

Editor, Last Tuesday, a lone Menlo Park councilman questioned whether our city was in a position to grant bonus pay to...

Original post made by Henry Riggs on Nov. 1, 2008
Last comment by are you a psychic?, on Nov 1, 2008 at 11:22 am | 2 comments | 2340 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City missed chance for housing near transit

<I>This opinion by Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> <B>By...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Eoungh already, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 2340 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school foundation fundraising in high gear

<I>Submitted by Allison Leupold and Theanne Thomson, co-presidents of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2011
Last comment by Stan Levenson, on Nov 18, 2011 at 11:30 am | 1 comment | 2340 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: SusieCakes opens with Sock Hop

SusieCakes, an "all-American home-style bakery," will hold a grand opening Sock Hop event from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Mar 22, 2012 at 10:07 pm | 2 comments | 2340 Views

ATHERTON

Tracking deer to reduce vehicle collisions

Starting next month, game wardens with tranquilizer guns might be visible along Interstate 280 in San Mateo County. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2011
Last comment by Fred, on Nov 22, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2340 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon project will go on the ballot

What is already shaping up to be a crowded ballot in November for Menlo Park voters will have to make room for a new item:...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 16, 2010 at 4:09 pm | 18 comments | 2339 Views

MENLO PARK

Bike vs. car sends man, 64, to hospital

A 64-year-old bicyclist was taken to the hospital with what police described as life-threatening injuries after a bike and...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2011
Last comment by Scholar, on Aug 26, 2011 at 12:22 pm | 6 comments | 2339 Views

MENLO PARK

Error in story on climate-change impacts

In the March 28 Almanac and online, there was an error in a Bay City News Service story about a talk given by U.S. Geological...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by Captain Louis Renault, on Apr 2, 2012 at 6:31 am | 3 comments | 2339 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton officials: Silence on settlement an oversight

Atherton officials said that the failure to inform residents about a $230,000 pay-out to a former police officer was an oversight,...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 9, 2010 at 7:35 pm | 5 comments | 2339 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Assistant city manager resigns

In the wake of Atherton City Manager Jerry Gruber's resignation, Assistant City Manager Eileen Wilkerson has announced her...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2010 at 12:12 pm | 22 comments | 2339 Views

ATHERTON

Labor council steps into Atherton staff layoff fray; council meets today

The San Mateo County Central Labor Council sent a sharply worded message to Atherton Mayor Jim Dobbie last week, urging the...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 14, 2011 at 12:55 pm | 6 comments | 2339 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Effects of Tinsley transfer program

==B School desegregation:== A Stanford researcher will discuss the effects of the Tinsley transfer program at a special meeting...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2011
Last comment by School Parent, on Nov 29, 2011 at 11:49 am | 2 comments | 2338 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park tonight: Santa Cruz Ave. sidewalks, bike lanes

Wondering why those electronic signs along Santa Cruz Avenue are notifying the public about the installation of sidewalks...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Poor communication, on May 11, 2015 at 7:57 pm | 3 comments | 2338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Paying twice for rail authority's PR

It was disturbing and I thought unfair when taxpayer dollars were used to promote a ballot measure that I opposed &#8212;...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by sorry, what?, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 2338 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local donors give $803,000 to Obama

Individuals listing ZIP codes in the Almanac's area -- Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside -- have given approximately...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2338 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford 'rethinking some parts' of Arrillaga project on El Camino

Stanford University and developer John Arrillaga are revising their plans for Menlo Park's empty car lots for a third time,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 20, 2013 at 9:00 am | 2 comments | 2337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Unity Bike Ride in Belle Haven

Belle Haven Bikes, a community hub and bike workshop, will host a "Unity Ride" Saturday morning, Nov. 14, set to depart from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2337 Views
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