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MENLO PARK

Sequoia Union High School District: DuBois, Jack and Weiner elected

Carrie DuBois, Georgia Jack and Allen Weiner were elected Tuesday to the board of the Sequoia Union High School District....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2015
Last comment by choices, on Nov 4, 2015 at 8:15 pm | 3 comments | 2270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Cargill development is a Menlo Park issue

When a mini-city is proposed for the wetlands adjoining Menlo Park's Bayfront Park, the proposal becomes an issue for Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Reality Check, on Jun 3, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2270 Views

MENLO PARK

City official resigns post

Barbara Santos George, director of Menlo Park's community services department, has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4320...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Librarian, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 2268 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Amber Alert not on same page yet.

We need to have all Police Departments in our County on the same page regarding what qualifies for an Amber Alert. The Maffei...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 8, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 10, 2012 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 2268 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 2267 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Mean-spirited editorial on Everest charter

As a regular booster of Almanac coverage, I am mystified at the almost mean-spirited editorial on Feb. 25 regarding the Everest...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 2267 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMCSO Deputy Eric Merti R.I.P.

My thoughts and Prayers are with his family and friends. He was killed in motorcycle crash in Burlingame. http://burlingame-hillsborough.patch.com/articles/motorcyclist-killed...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jan. 31, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2267 Views

ATHERTON

Josh Becker withdraws from Assembly race

Menlo Park resident and venture capitalist Josh Becker announced March 11 that he is ending his [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/2016/02/16/josh-becker-joins-crowded-assembly-rac...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2267 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Amazon is trying to thwart new tax policy

There has been increasing media coverage of the sales tax equity fight in California in recent weeks. A few days ago, Board...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 2266 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tax scams target Woodside, Atherton residents

Residents in Atherton and Woodside have been targets of recent tax scams – one involving attempts by the scam artist...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2015
Last comment by SteveC, on Apr 9, 2015 at 6:22 pm | 1 comment | 2266 Views

AROUND TOWN

A great way for local agencies to save big bucks

It is now very apparent that the drop in property tax and other revenues will finally force local governments to revise their...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by John P. Johns, CPA, on May 27, 2010 at 1:37 pm | 6 comments | 2265 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton narrows architect choices for new civic center

Five architectural firms are competing to design Atherton's new civic center. On Wednesday, Nov. 5, the City Council will...

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2014
Last comment by Wonderful, on Nov 4, 2014 at 8:18 am | 1 comment | 2265 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council won't cut parcel tax

Although Atherton is in better financial shape than it has been for years, the parcel tax paid by residents won't be going...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by H. S. Truman, on Jun 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm | 5 comments | 2265 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public "right to know"

Does the public have a right-to-know why a regularly scheduled meeting of a public agency is rescheduled? Apparently, not...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jul. 25, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Sep 10, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 10 comments | 2264 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Unity Bike Ride in Belle Haven

Belle Haven Bikes, a community hub and bike workshop, will host a "Unity Ride" Saturday morning, Nov. 14, set to depart from...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 2264 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Didi Fisher leads effort to vote on new library

Former council member Didi Fisher is leading an effort to put a measure on the ballot asking Atherton voters whether to build...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Dec 20, 2011 at 9:37 pm | 1 comment | 2264 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district acts to slow spending

Bracing for potential tough financial times ahead, the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, during a special...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Mar 17, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 2263 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Health education for all abilities

Teen Talk is one of 10 local community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. [http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/almanac-holiday-fund...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
There are no comments yet. 2263 Views

AROUND TOWN

Becker, Gordon neck-and-neck in fundraising

Candidates Rich Gordon and Josh Becker have kept pace with each other in fundraising over the past two months as they compete...

Original post made on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 1, 2010 at 11:33 am | 8 comments | 2263 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will re-join rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Meno Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:12 am | 29 comments | 2262 Views
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