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AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley earthquake expert shares his knowledge

Sheldon Breiner, a geophysicist from Portola Valley, wants local residents to prepare for an earthquake much bigger than...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Sep 4, 2014 at 1:57 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two seek local seat on open space district board

Incumbent Larry Hassett and challenger Brandon Lewke are running for the Ward 6 seat on the board of the Midpeninsula Regional...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2014
Last comment by jimmae, on Sep 4, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 264 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Belle Haven residents praise changing neighborhood

"I cannot tell you the number of people who tried to persuade me not to buy a house in the neighborhood," Joellen McGruder,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by Really, on Sep 3, 2014 at 3:54 pm | 8 comments | 1595 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Mosquito fogging in northeast Menlo Park

Parts of northeast Menlo Park will be sprayed tonight for mosquitoes (Sept. 2) to curb the spread of the West Nile virus,...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by MLK, on Sep 3, 2014 at 3:37 pm | 6 comments | 773 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park district board study session on charter schools set

The laws and issues surrounding charter schools will be the subject of a study session for the Menlo Park City School District...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 2, 2014 at 5:59 pm | 2 comments | 1089 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 75 drivers cited for speeding in one day

Seventy-five speeding tickets, 15 tickets for "distracted driving" and eight for seat belt violations were issued to drivers...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Sep 1, 2014 at 9:06 pm | 27 comments | 4533 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Counsel for SHD advises directors to avoid forum

I have posted a topic on this forum creating a "Dissolution Dialogue for Healthcare Districts". http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/12/sequel-to-dissolution-dialogue-on-healt...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 31, 2014 at 3:28 pm | 5 comments | 189 Views

SPORTS

Atherton's Bellis, 15, pulls stunning upset at U.S. Open

American teen CiCi Bellis of Atherton became the youngest player to win a US Open match since 1996 -- almost three years...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by tennis watcher, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:44 pm | 2 comments | 691 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Plumbers' rob Atherton home while resident distracted

Atherton police say a home on Mesa Court was burglarized on Thursday, Aug. 28, after a man who said he was a plumber investigating...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 29, 2014 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 1023 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Neighbors protest water waste at Corte Madera School

Portola Valley residents who live near Corte Madera School have become increasingly upset this summer as water continues...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Conservation Resident, on Aug 29, 2014 at 1:30 pm | 12 comments | 2567 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Reports: Multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office said it has received reports of multiple mountain lion sightings in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2014
Last comment by keep em wild!, on Aug 29, 2014 at 9:39 am | 3 comments | 1394 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council votes for yield signs on Wallea Drive

Despite the strong recommendations of transportation staff and the majority of the Transportation Commission to install stop...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by Good grief, on Aug 29, 2014 at 8:13 am | 4 comments | 1487 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 2577 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tightens water belt

New water restrictions will take effect on Thursday, Aug. 28, for all customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Knock Knock!, on Aug 28, 2014 at 4:27 pm | 10 comments | 3169 Views

MENLO PARK

City Manger Alex McIntyre should be fired

Quoting from the Sandy Brundage article: http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/08/26/menlo-park-city-newsletter-criticized-for-bias-against-measure-m Mayor...

Original post made by old timer on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by get real, on Aug 28, 2014 at 1:37 pm | 5 comments | 276 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rationale for Sequoia Healthcare District's continuation of property.tax collection.

When the Sequoia Hospital District(alias Sequoia Healthcare District) sold Sequoia Hospital with voter approval of Measure...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 28, 2014
There are no comments yet. 124 Views

WOODSIDE

Kings Mountain Art Fair returns this weekend

The Kings Mountain Art Fair, to be held once again over the Labor Day weekend at Kings Mountain, continues to rise in the...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 1133 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Arizona men charged in burglary

Two Arizona men flew to the Bay Area for a brief stay in March 2012 and, while here, burglarized an unoccupied Woodside home...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2014
Last comment by Gypsy, on Aug 28, 2014 at 8:00 am | 4 comments | 1224 Views

AROUND TOWN

Measure M is a Trojan Horse that will allow anybody to stop anything

Why did Save Menlo produce Measure M? Two years ago Save Menlo made an impassioned plea to Stanford to change its proposed...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 27, 2014 at 7:33 pm | 1 comment | 118 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: A welcome decision on artificial turf

Thank you, Portola Valley Town Council, for upholding the core values of our town founders in denying artificial turf playing...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2014
Last comment by Sally Ann Reiss, on Aug 27, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 84 Views
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