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Flood-control project in Baylands kicks off

Eighty years after the enactment of the federal Flood Control Act, a decades-in-the-making flood-protection effort on San...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2016
Last comment by Abba Niv, on Aug 9, 2016 at 3:31 am | 1 comment | 2257 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park school vandalized

Vandals didn't steal anything, but they left a calling card -- explicit graffiti spray-painted across the walls of La Entrada...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2013
Last comment by so sad, on Apr 2, 2013 at 9:59 am | 1 comment | 2257 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Cal Water hosts water awareness festival in Atherton

The California Water Company will hold a "Water Awareness Festival" with activities for adults and children from 4 p.m....

Original post made on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Tricia, on May 12, 2015 at 6:37 pm | 1 comment | 2257 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts Menlo Park council

Henry Riggs, chair of Menlo Park's Planning Commission, charges that the City Council acted rashly in revising an ordinance...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 6, 2009 at 8:30 am | 2 comments | 2256 Views

MENLO PARK

Church lights 40-foot-high Christmas cross

Bethany Lutheran Church, at the corner of Avy and Cloud avenues in Menlo Park, has set up a 40-foot-high lighted cross on...

Original post made on Dec. 18, 2009
Last comment by Jon Coyne, on Dec 23, 2009 at 12:38 am | 10 comments | 2256 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight in Menlo Park: Golf course well outreach

Menlo Park hosts a community outreach meeting Thursday night to discuss putting a well in Jack Lyle Park to irrigate a private...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2012
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Mar 23, 2012 at 2:29 pm | 2 comments | 2256 Views

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Almanac editorial: Nachtsheim, Harris and Ianson for fire board

<I>This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> With negotiations at an impasse, the race...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Informed, on Oct 22, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 4 comments | 2256 Views

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Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 2256 Views

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Woodside singer releases single from album

Sixteen-year-old Julia Belanoff of Woodside has just released "Goodnight San Francisco," the first single from her upcoming...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2011
Last comment by Valerie Milburn, on Aug 10, 2014 at 6:16 pm | 3 comments | 2256 Views

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Former county social worker sentenced to nine years for child sex abuse

A former San Mateo County social worker who oversaw the cases of East Palo Alto children was sentenced to nine years in prison...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2016
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 14, 2016 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 2256 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Size of library should not be a factor

Given the importance of determining the Atherton Library location it is not surprising that there is much controversy and...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2012
Last comment by Petition, on Jul 11, 2012 at 8:34 am | 4 comments | 2256 Views

MENLO PARK

Nak's is closing!

I was in town today, (Santa Cruz Ave) doing some shopping when I walked by Nak's. Ken Kurose, the son in law of Ken Nakumura...

Original post made by Suzanne on May. 12, 2015
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on May 21, 2015 at 1:21 pm | 12 comments | 2255 Views

MENLO PARK

Critics of Greenheart development weigh in

Last-minute emails and letters flooded City Hall right before the April 4 deadline for comment on the draft environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2016
Last comment by new guy, on Apr 19, 2016 at 8:15 pm | 6 comments | 2255 Views

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Menlo School: Water polo seniors secure college choices

It was quite a 2010 season for the seniors on the Menlo School boys' water polo team. Not only did the Knights defend their...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2011
Last comment by april bishop, on Jan 25, 2011 at 10:44 pm | 1 comment | 2255 Views

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Copper wire thieves hit Facebook offices

Police in Menlo Park are investigating three separate thefts of copper wiring this month from the future headquarters...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2011
Last comment by Shawn, on Jun 30, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 2 comments | 2255 Views

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Feature: Former assemblyman says government should bring people together

The common good has long been former Assemblyman Rich Gordon's aim, whether in his efforts with troubled youth, with an unfair...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2017
Last comment by Thomas Paine, on Mar 13, 2017 at 4:08 pm | 1 comment | 2255 Views

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Local effort to help animal victims of Valley wildfire

When Joanne Klebe learned of the many animals who perished in September's Valley wildfire in Lake County, she says: "It hit...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Louise68, on Oct 11, 2015 at 2:47 pm | 2 comments | 2255 Views

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Those were the days ... in Portola Valley

In the early 1900s, growing strawberries for the San Francisco market was a big business in Portola Valley. In this undated...

Original post made on May. 6, 2013
Last comment by Lynn, on May 6, 2013 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 2254 Views

ATHERTON

Almanac endorsements: Atherton City Council

It's been tough going for the Atherton City Council, which has operated with only four members for much of the last 15 months...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2014
Last comment by Skeptical, on Oct 10, 2014 at 5:29 am | 7 comments | 2254 Views

WOODSIDE

Residents evacuate neighborhood for annual wildland fire drill

Had there been a real wildfire along Old La Honda Road in Woodside on Saturday morning, May 16, firefighters might have seen...

Original post made on May. 20, 2015
Last comment by Kip, on May 20, 2015 at 5:27 pm | 1 comment | 2254 Views
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