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PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Joe Whelan, developer of Portola Valley Ranch

The community of Portola Valley Ranch lost Joe Whelan over the weekend, the property developer who took the concept of living...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by member, on Nov 6, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1132 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates emerge for Ira Ruskin seat

The race for Ira Ruskin's California Assembly seat has begun, even though his term isn't up until 2010. San Mateo County...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 2, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

OTHER TOPICS

"The Kiss" to highlight WWII memories weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14, an event in San Jose will honor veterans of World War II, including a convoy of...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 18, 2011 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1131 Views

AROUND TOWN

Initiative responses to over-reaching by public employee unions

Here are three initiatives being proposed for the consideration by California voters: ELIMINATES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 29, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 1, 2011 at 1:18 pm | 22 comments | 1131 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Political maneuver kicks off celebratory meeting

While Menlo Park's City Council followed its order of succession in naming a mayor and vice mayor at its Dec. 1 meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Almanac Reader, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 1130 Views

MENLO PARK

Frozen yogurt face-off

<B>Is this town big enough for four yogurt stores? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9674...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Jun 3, 2010 at 4:08 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

ATHERTON

Nobody for Atherton Town Council

My write in candidate will be none of the above. For two of the three seats up for grabs. There is one candidate, a...

Original post made by roving reporter on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by spitfire, on Oct 14, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 5 comments | 1130 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Now is the time to reclaim lane on El Camino

The Menlo Park draft downtown plan environmental impact report points out that the plan will result in more congestion. Read...

Original post made on May. 18, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 20, 2011 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 1130 Views

MENLO PARK

Photo: Breakfast at Sharon Park pond

Derek Marsano wishes to share this picture he took at about 10 a.m. today (Oct. 4) at Sharon Park pond in Menlo Park. He...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by iyenori, on Oct 17, 2011 at 4:06 pm | 6 comments | 1130 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rail authority CEO to resign

California's quest to build the nation's first high-speed rail took another unexpected twist Thursday when the the man charged...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jan 13, 2012 at 6:29 am | 3 comments | 1130 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County extends spraying moratorium

San Mateo County will extend a moratorium on spraying herbicides along 315-miles of county-maintained roads until March 13...

Original post made on Jan. 19, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on Mar 9, 2012 at 4:26 pm | 2 comments | 1130 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Garden expands at Priory

The paths to the cultivation of a home vegetable garden have been many -- the hardships of the Great Depression, the backyard...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2012
Last comment by ingrid shu, on Feb 13, 2012 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

'High-risk' sex offender back in custody

An accused sex offender on parole who escaped Friday morning from a mental health facility in unincorporated Redwood City...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 18, 2012 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1130 Views

MENLO PARK

Those were the days

First purchased as a summer home by Edgar Mills in 1880, this 21-room mansion was remodeled by the San Francisco banker,...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jan 7, 2014 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sand Hill Road fire causes $100,000 in damage

A fire at the Classic Residence by Hyatt on Sand Hill Road temporarily displaced 80 residents early Sunday morning and caused...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1129 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Squeezing the Gateway project

With their last-minute, misguided effort to grab a share in the profits of the Menlo Gateway development for the city, Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 16, 2010 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1129 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Six vie for three seats on Menlo Park City Council

Four years ago, six candidates vied for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council, and this year is no different. But breaking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Almanac Lover, on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1129 Views

ATHERTON

Trash collection: Another steep round of hikes

Rates that already went up in July will go up again, with the total of the two increases meaning many Atherton residents'...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Dharma, on Oct 22, 2011 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 1129 Views
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