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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime school board member steps down

Olivia Martinez, who has served on the board of the Sequoia Union High School District since 1999, has announced she is leaving...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Board Observer, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:27 pm | 2 comments | 3225 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Bob Sawyer of Woodside discovers his latent talent in forecasting

An experiment organized by the national intelligence community is attempting to demonstrate that reliable forecasts can be...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 3180 Views

WOODSIDE

Fire district plans to build new station in Woodside

A new and larger fire station on Woodside Road in Woodside is in the preliminary planning stages, according to officials...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 4, 2015 at 8:09 pm | 3 comments | 2638 Views

MENLO PARK

County releases report on Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Office of Education has released its analysis of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter school,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Menlo parent, on Feb 3, 2015 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 3466 Views

ATHERTON

Hit and run driver knocks out power in parts of Atherton and Menlo Park

A hit and run driver struck a power pole on Bay Road early Saturday morning, knocking out power to as many as 300 people...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 3, 2015 at 10:13 am | 7 comments | 3981 Views

AROUND TOWN

Social worker accused of child molestation faces additional charges

A former San Mateo County Child Protective Services Agency social worker accused of molesting East Palo Alto girls to which...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 2, 2015 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2074 Views

MENLO PARK

Reports of serious crimes drop 11 percent in 2014

For a city that strives to be on the cutting edge of tomorrow, Menlo Park turned back the clock in at least one respect --...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2015
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Feb 10, 2015 at 3:18 am | 7 comments | 2465 Views

ATHERTON

Traveling, financial concerns blitz Menlo College football

The Menlo College Board of Trustees announced Sunday that they have voted to end the school's football program, citing scheduling...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 2189 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park debates body-worn camera policy

Changes to the Menlo Park Police Department's policy on how officers use body-worn cameras are not quite ready for prime...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by dashcam, on Feb 19, 2015 at 12:52 am | 3 comments | 2960 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park's Measure M opponents outspent proponents by factor of 1.3

The final batch of campaign finance reports for the 2014 election were due Feb. 2, and the numbers show serious money by...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Responsible Too, on Feb 12, 2015 at 4:27 pm | 6 comments | 3006 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mandarin immersion backers respond to county analysis of proposed charter school

Representatives of the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter School have responded to the County Office of Education's analysis...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by ken, on Feb 3, 2015 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2651 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Wildcat Edelman stars in Super Bowl

Julian Edelman, quarterback on Woodside High's championship 2004 football team, was a star of Sunday's Super Bowl as a wide...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Woodside Mom, on Feb 3, 2015 at 10:47 pm | 3 comments | 2352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carl Djerassi, 'Father of the Pill,' dies at 91

Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control pill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 3168 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley: Parasite is killing band-tailed pigeons

Band-tailed pigeons in Woodside and Portola Valley are dying. A parasite -- avian trichomoniasis -- is making its way through...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 6, 2015 at 9:31 am | 3 comments | 5253 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council supports alternatives to Searsville Dam

The Portola Valley Town Council has put itself on the record supporting steps that would create an unimpeded migratory path...

Original post made on Feb. 4, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 2578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Should Atherton become a charter city?

Two items that could affect most of Atherton's residents -- whether the town should adopt its own charter, and changes to...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by MEMBERONE, on Feb 5, 2015 at 8:21 am | 1 comment | 1832 Views

AROUND TOWN

County board unanimously denies Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Board of Education on Wednesday night, Feb. 4, unanimously denied the Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Enough already!, on Feb 6, 2015 at 4:36 pm | 8 comments | 4178 Views

MENLO PARK

Research lab opposes new Menlo Park high school

As the Sequoia Union High School District moves ahead with plans to build a new small high school at 150 Jefferson Drive...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Robert, on Feb 5, 2015 at 4:26 pm | 4 comments | 2391 Views

MENLO PARK

DA: Menlo Park did not break law by hiring consultant, publishing info on Measure M

There was "no violation of the law" by the city of Menlo Park in hiring a consultant and producing materials, including a...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2015
Last comment by Two cents, on Feb 7, 2015 at 8:55 pm | 17 comments | 2875 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton says it will sue Caltrain over electrification plan

Unhappy with Caltrain's response to a letter from Atherton requesting concessions on plans to electrify the rail system between...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Feb 9, 2015 at 5:15 pm | 36 comments | 4022 Views
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