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Happy Pi Day!

Congratulations Almanac readers. As you read this article, there won't be another "Pi Day" like this for 1,000 years. It's...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2015
Last comment by Pot Pie, on Mar 15, 2015 at 9:07 am | 5 comments | 1302 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Residents rightfully miffed over roadside spraying

To spray or not to spray? That is a question — but certainly not the only one — residents of unincorporated San...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Arla LeCount, on Mar 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 858 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton to bid for financial services contract with waste management agency

Although one council member was strongly opposed to the idea, Atherton's City Council has voted to allow the town to compete...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by I got a better idea, on Mar 13, 2015 at 10:03 pm | 4 comments | 1740 Views

AROUND TOWN

Me and my BMW: a match just meant not to be?

Somehow I feel I am being punished for being too smugly happy about the fact that with all my children gone from home, I...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Lucky lady, on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:42 pm | 4 comments | 1759 Views

MENLO PARK

Ted Viray named postmaster for Menlo, Atherton, Portola Valley

Ted Viray, who took over Feb. 27 as postmaster for Menlo Park, Atherton and Portola Valley, said he is looking at hiring...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by RETIRED POSTAL CARRIER, on Mar 13, 2015 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 1368 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Woodside Town Council considers suing FCC

Woodside's Town Council will consider joining a lawsuit over cellphone tower rules when it meets on Tuesday night, March...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Mar 13, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1133 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Zuckerberg sued for fraud in Palo Alto real estate deal

A Palo Alto real estate developer is suing Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg for fraud in a deal that allegedly included promises...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by Ouch, on Mar 13, 2015 at 3:18 pm | 6 comments | 4675 Views

MENLO PARK

BBC restaurant get permits to start construction work

Construction of a three-floor restaurant with rooftop dining at 1090 El Camino Real, site of the British Bankers Club, has...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2015
Last comment by Dan , on Mar 13, 2015 at 9:11 am | 11 comments | 3919 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Gateway unveils plan for 250-room hotel in Menlo Park

The view from the Bayshore Freeway in Menlo Park may be about to change: Developer David Bohannon, hotel partner in hand...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Mar 13, 2015 at 4:51 am | 32 comments | 5722 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Want to serve on the civil grand jury?

If you've ever harbored a desire to serve on the San Mateo County Superior Court Civil Grand Jury, now's your chance. The...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Flynn, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 868 Views

MENLO PARK

Should Menlo Park register private license plate readers?

With a policy governing the use of automated license plate readers by the police department now in place, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Mar 12, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 39 comments | 2350 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Burglar ransacks house in Ladera

Crime reports from Woodside, Ladera, North Fair Oaks, West Menlo Park and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/03/12/police-calls-burglar-ransa...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1672 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton new Little League facilities due to open in April

The new Little League field and grandstand in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park should be completed in time to begin games...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2015
Last comment by Beth, on Mar 12, 2015 at 1:18 pm | 4 comments | 1716 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli hires firm to help handle volunteer exodus

Filoli, the historic estate in Woodside, has hired an Oakland-based crisis communications management company, Kamer Consulting...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Rose of Sharon, on Mar 12, 2015 at 11:04 am | 3 comments | 604 Views

WOODSIDE

Tips on Emergency Preparedness

Woodside's newest town advisory committee, the Emergency Preparedness Committee has put out a bulletin with tips for getting...

Original post made by Woodside Emergency Preparedness Committee on Mar. 12, 2015
There are no comments yet. 83 Views

ATHERTON

Hartnett appointed to CEO of SM transit at salary of of $435,000.

This is just plain outrageous. See: Ex-Redwood City mayor to lead SamTrans http://thedailynews.ca.newsmemory.com/ee/thedailynews/default.php?pSetup=thedailynews ...

Original post made by anonymous on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Mar 12, 2015 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 221 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Filoli statement: More than 1,000 volunteers sign new agreement

More than 1,000 Filoli volunteers have signed a new volunteer agreement, Executive Director Cynthia D'Agosta announced in...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2015
Last comment by former volunteer, on Mar 12, 2015 at 12:26 am | 60 comments | 4909 Views

MENLO PARK

Home Front: Me and my BMW: a match just meant not to be?

Somehow I feel I am being punished for being too smugly happy about the fact that with all my children gone from home, I...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Miranda, on Mar 11, 2015 at 8:17 pm | 1 comment | 290 Views

MENLO PARK

Corte Madera School dean named 'administrator of the year'

Kristen Shima, dean of students at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley, has been named by a professional organization as...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by PV Parent, on Mar 11, 2015 at 8:16 pm | 3 comments | 1728 Views

MENLO PARK

Reducing hazards at Ravenswood rail crossing

After a 35-year-old woman died when a bullet train struck her car at the Ravenswood Avenue crossing in Menlo Park, the community...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by parent, on Mar 11, 2015 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 753 Views
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