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Letter: Don't split vote in health care district race

I hope by now enough voters are aware of how our taxes continue to go to what is renamed a health care district — renamed...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by pogo, 6 minutes ago | 27 comments | 645 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac editorial: No on Measure M

When they vote on Measure M this fall, Menlo Park residents will be participating in what may be the most consequential ballot-box...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 1 hour ago | 127 comments | 4125 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton moves toward study of reducing lanes on El Camino

Atherton's City Council has asked firms to propose how they would study the effects of reducing El Camino Real in Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, 38 minutes ago | 19 comments | 1489 Views

ATHERTON

Earthquake! Atherton gets ready for a big one

As scientists warn that a major earthquake is almost certain to strike California in the near future, Atherton residents...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Cyrus Safai, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:38 pm | 1 comment | 820 Views

ATHERTON

Woodland students help schools in West Africa

McKenna Brown, 14, an eighth-grader at Woodland School in Ladera, recently organized two drives to collect classroom materials...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on Oct 17, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 324 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council concurs, hazardous trees and power lines a real threat

Roadside stands of eucalyptus trees, with their tendency to drop limbs and sometimes fall over, can be a very significant...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Keimer, on Oct 17, 2014 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 533 Views

WOODSIDE

Portola Valley man killed in Portola Road crash

One Portola Valley man is dead, another is in critical condition, and a third has been arrested for manslaughter and driving...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Eduardo Martinez AKA EL GORDO, on Oct 18, 2014 at 10:41 am | 1 comment | 96 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter Guide: Incumbent faces challenger for open space district seat

A newcomer aiming for his first public office is running against a 14-year-veteran for a seat on the board of the Mid-Peninsula...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, 5 hours ago | 5 comments | 701 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Second units key to 'affordable housing'

Portola Valley Town Council members had a lively and generally upbeat discussion recently on what is usually a difficult...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by ann haley, 6 hours ago | 4 comments | 417 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo mayor asks council to study public benefit thresholds of specific plan

Mayor Ray Mueller plans to ask the rest of the Menlo Park council on Tuesday (Oct. 21) to schedule a study session on the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2014
Last comment by Frugal, 16 minutes ago | 10 comments | 496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Surprised by tone of Phillips Brooks story

This letter was published in the Sept. 26, 2007, issue of the Almanac. I am somewhat surprised by the tenor of the article...

Original post made by Editor, The Almanac Online on Sep. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2522 Views

MENLO PARK

Thanks to a Good Samaritan biker

Thanks you to Eric, of Menlo Park, for stopping and helping me,a new bicyclist on Portola Valley Road Tuesday night 8/28...

Original post made by Eileen O\'Rourke on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Also from Menlo Park, on Aug 29, 2012 at 6:13 pm | 3 comments | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

El Camino Pedestrian Accidents

Two people have died crossing El Camino Real in the past year or so. Yesterday, there was another accident involving a pedestrian....

Original post made by El Camino Real on Jul. 27, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 28, 2011 at 7:07 pm | 2 comments | 1021 Views

OTHER TOPICS

DanceVisions Presents Mirror of Life

DanceVisions, a long-standing community non-profit dance organization, is proud to present two evenings of new, dynamic modern...

Original post made by Elayne Groechel on Feb. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1170 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting for Backup? It's arrived in the form of George Rodericks.

The Atherton city manager who thinks it's beneath him to live in the city manager's house, George Rodericks, recently included...

Original post made by Election purchased on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 1192 Views

MENLO PARK

An FYI On SEIU City Union Contract

Mountain View just finalized their contract with the SEIU. Here's the story: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2502 and...

Original post made by ElectionWatcher on Jan. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2593 Views

ATHERTON

Homeless ordinance/law?

I read where Atherton City Council is considering and will likely make it illegal for people to sleep in their cars - it...

Original post made by Eliza on Oct. 24, 2013
There are no comments yet. 150 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elder abuse in Atherton

The failure of the Atherton Police Department to protect our wealthy elderly is utterly shameful. There have been calls...

Original post made by elizabeth ashford on Nov. 25, 2010
Last comment by Innuendo, on Nov 26, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 6 comments | 2002 Views

MENLO PARK

Auto mall for Menlo: Sports fields in its future?

Hooray! Menlo Park will be getting an auto mall at Willow and the Bayshore Expressway. GM will use 8.5 acres for its own...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by mpvoter, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 3547 Views

MENLO PARK

Could Arbie's be a new location for Foster's Freeze?

Arbie's is gone and the building needs a new occupant. It has high visibility and decent parking. Foster's Freeze will likely...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 26, 2006
Last comment by Judith, on Nov 1, 2006 at 5:32 am | 2 comments | 3137 Views
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