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AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley: Town official departs abruptly

The staff at Town Hall in Portola Valley is one person smaller with the abrupt departure of Assistant Town Manager Janet...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2011
Last comment by Anne , on Sep 1, 2011 at 3:18 pm | 3 comments | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside's new ASRB member has ties to culinary world stars

Woodside resident Maggie Mah Johnson, a food industry consultant, a former assistant to Julia Child, and an equestrian, is...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 20, 2012 at 2:44 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Conlon pulls papers for Atherton council election

Greg Conlon, who ran on the Republican ticket against Rich Gordon for state Assembly in 2010, has taken out candidate papers...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2012
Last comment by eccolo, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:15 pm | 13 comments | 1254 Views

MENLO PARK

Trees defeat duplex in Menlo Park

A request to build a duplex on a 112-foot by 54-foot lot in Menlo Park kicked off a round of approvals and appeals, with...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2013
Last comment by Political Observer, on Feb 24, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1254 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas foundation gives $2.8 million to schools

The Las Lomitas Elementary School District's quest to maintain small class sizes and support educational programs with new...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2013
Last comment by Las Lomitas parent, on Jul 23, 2013 at 1:09 am | 1 comment | 1254 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man, 30, injured in shooting

A 30-year-old Menlo Park man was wounded in a shooting in East Palo Alto Monday evening, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2009
Last comment by old man, on Dec 2, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1253 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit claims that California's educational financing system is unconstitutional

A group of individuals, state education associations, and school districts throughout California announced Thursday morning...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by halle, on May 22, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 1253 Views

OTHER TOPICS

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop

District Attorney Drops Domestic Violence Charges Against Cop http://www.smdailyjournal.com/article_preview.php?id=165017&title=DA%20drops%20DV%20charges%20against%20cop San...

Original post made by Lurker on Aug. 12, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Aug 16, 2011 at 10:16 am | 7 comments | 1253 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: DUI checkpoint

Expect to see a lot of police activity at the intersection of southbound El Camino Real and Edgewood Road in Redwood City...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2011
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 25, 2011 at 2:29 pm | 3 comments | 1253 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 1253 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Council: Please Ask Us!

The November 28th Council Meeting provided an unusual insight into the closed meeting workings of the Council. At issue was...

Original post made by please ask on Dec. 2, 2012
Last comment by Sworn to Uphold, on Dec 2, 2012 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 1253 Views

ATHERTON

Tonight: Compensation cuts, city manager's housing, on Atherton council agenda

The devilish details of how to shift more of the town's financial burden for employee benefits onto employees' shoulders...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Funny, on Jan 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 3 comments | 1253 Views

MENLO PARK

New gym: What's LEED worth?

What's it worth to have a building certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, the nonprofit group that sets the "LEED"...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Almost But Not Quite!, on Aug 14, 2009 at 9:44 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Badminton players make a racket in Menlo Park

What do you think of when someone says "badminton"? Gawky kids smacking each other with the racquets more often than the...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by A Menlo Park Resident, on Oct 1, 2010 at 5:27 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Google shake-up: Bold move or no big deal?

With more businesses than ever targeting its customers, Google is aiming to get back some of the spark with co-founder Larry...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jean, on Jan 22, 2011 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 1252 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Soaring garbage rates back on council agenda

How should the Atherton City Council proceed with an inevitable garbage rate increase -- earlier proposed at 63 percent to...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 15, 2011 at 1:02 pm | 5 comments | 1252 Views

MENLO PARK

No fireworks at fire board candidate forum

The clear winner of the night may have been the World Series, given the sparse crowd attending the forum for the five candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Elliot Margolies, on Oct 24, 2011 at 11:01 am | 6 comments | 1252 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside memories: Mother's advice a life's gift

This morning as I put a pot of water on the stove, Mother's words returned: "Once the water boils, turn it down; it won't...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Resident, on May 11, 2012 at 1:48 pm | 3 comments | 1252 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plea delayed in 1986 homicide case

Attorneys for a 49-year-old man, recently arrested in connection with the 1986 killing of a 17-year-old girl, were granted...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1252 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teen attacked for bike

Two teenagers were arrested on Tuesday for attacking a 15-year-old boy and stealing his bike at a local park. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Sep 13, 2012 at 3:18 pm | 2 comments | 1252 Views
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