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AROUND TOWN

Don Horsley elected county supervisor

Former San Mateo County Sheriff Don Horsley was elected Tuesday to the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1910 Views

AROUND TOWN

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 | 1910 Views

WOODSIDE

Saturday: Open house for Filoli volunteers

The many ways to volunteer at Filoli will be discussed at the semi-annual volunteer recruitment open house at 9:30 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Say What??, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1910 Views

MENLO PARK

District meets water-reduction target in June-July period

Atherton and Menlo Park customers of the California Water Service Company's Bear Gulch District didn't quite meet the 36...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2015
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Aug 20, 2015 at 6:56 am | 2 comments | 1909 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Walls rise on 90 affordable housing units for seniors

Demolition cranes in February made quick work of the 48 below market rate family and senior housing units on the 1200 block...

Original post made on May. 13, 2016
Last comment by Bob McGrew, on May 13, 2016 at 7:50 am | 1 comment | 1909 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Roaring in the lunar new year

Parent volunteer Russell Kao leads students in Cynthia Chiu's Mandarin language class at La Entrada School in the Chinese...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Feb 9, 2012 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1909 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail officials head for D.C. with survey

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are traveling to the nation's capital this week to drum up federal support...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1909 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The wilder side of redistricting

A proposed state redistricting plan has added some interesting dynamics to the political representation in the Almanac's...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2011
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Aug 1, 2011 at 5:23 am | 2 comments | 1909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wrestling sisters compete for national berth

Menlo College senior Katherine Fulp-Allen and Menlo College grad Sara Fulp-Allen hope to compete for the United States on...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1909 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memories: When it was 'an occasion' to go downtown

In my youth it was great fun to go downtown, and we dressed for it. One of my earliest memories was Mother helping me into...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2013
Last comment by Claire Shmitt, on Jul 30, 2013 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 1909 Views

ATHERTON

Who's got my phone? There's an app for that

A 15-year-old Menlo-Atherton High School student is facing criminal charges over the alleged theft from a locker room of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by surprising, on Jun 10, 2012 at 1:51 am | 7 comments | 1909 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Opens Cordova Easter Tournament with 8-2 Victory over Whitney-Rocklin

Junior Kyle Zirbes snapped a 2-2 tie with a run-scoring double in the top of the fifth inning as Menlo-Atherton defeated...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1908 Views

SPORTS

M-A sophomore, 15, competes in soccer on world stage

Fifteen-year-old Josephine Cotto of Menlo Park felt intimidated. It was mid-September and she had just flown to Puerto...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2015
Last comment by Ann Chadwick, on Nov 11, 2015 at 8:27 am | 1 comment | 1908 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two people killed by trains identified

Two of three people who died on Bay Area railroad tracks on Saturday have been identified. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=10216...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Post-election: Waiting for other shoe to drop

And now we wait. The special May 19 election is over, with five of the six propositions defeated. Now that California officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Brittanicus, on May 20, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

County joins bike-share pilot program

San Mateo County has joined a pilot program that would lend bikes to Caltrain commuters for the day. A pilot may begin...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:30 pm | 4 comments | 1908 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor candidates raise $80,000

Over the first two and a half months of 2012, donors gave a total of $79,896 to the eight candidates running for the District...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Apr 23, 2012 at 5:41 pm | 7 comments | 1908 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Today: Deadline to apply for Portola Valley water conservation task force

The drought continues, despite the recent rain, and the town of Portola Valley is looking for up to nine residents to sit...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2014
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Mar 6, 2014 at 11:09 am | 1 comment | 1908 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may hike fees for some services

Menlo Park management has carefully picked through the city's fee schedule, slightly increasing fees the city charges for...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Maria, on Mar 29, 2010 at 7:12 pm | 17 comments | 1907 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Moutain lion sighting reported in Woodside

A possible mountain lion sighting was reported at Wunderlich County Park in Woodside at about 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ione, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1907 Views
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