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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Interim principal appointed for Corte Madera

John Dean, the Portola Valley School District's director of learning and media, has been named interim principal at Corte...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by PV Parent, on Jul 25, 2014 at 9:31 pm | 4 comments | 617 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Corte Madera School principal named

Cyndi Maijala, principal at Bret Harte Middle School in the San Jose Unified School District, has been named principal of...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by PV Parent, on Jul 25, 2014 at 9:26 pm | 1 comment | 964 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Fifth person pulls papers in council race

A fifth potential contender has pulled nomination papers for November's Menlo Park City Council race -- Kristin Duriseti,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Sam Tyler, on Jul 25, 2014 at 3:47 pm | 3 comments | 454 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies

Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24)...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by pogo, on Jul 25, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1581 Views

AROUND TOWN

City launches monthly movie nights

Monthly movie nights are coming to Menlo Park. The first screening will be of the 2013 movie, "Frozen," at 7:30 p.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced

Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops, services and places to have fun in the Readers' Choice 2014 reader...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Harold Fine, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Movie Night

Atherton Library is hosting a showing of "Frozen" on Friday, July 25 at 7 pm. Come dressed as your favorite Frozen character...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 48 Views

AROUND TOWN

Interview with Ed Klein on Obama Clinton Feud

Ed Klein, the former Editor in Chief of the New York Times Magazine and the former Foreign Editor of Newsweek Magazine is...

Original post made by Menlo Observer on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 24, 2014 at 6:00 pm | 6 comments | 138 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New El Camino Real mixed-use project

Pinnacle Group has submitted an application to build a new mixed-use complex at 1283-1295 El Camino Real, according to the...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Warning, on Jul 24, 2014 at 12:32 pm | 17 comments | 2451 Views

MENLO PARK

Meet the Mayor, Sat. July 26, 2014

Have an idea, suggestion or wish to talk about anything related to the city, then this coming Saturday, July 26, 2014 may...

Original post made by Jim on Jul. 24, 2014
There are no comments yet. 73 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Cline, Combs pull papers for council race

Two people so far have pulled papers to potentially run for the Menlo Park City Council this year: incumbent Rich Cline and...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by influence, on Jul 24, 2014 at 11:05 am | 9 comments | 748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bunny of the week

If you are a rabbit fan or curious about bunnies, it doesn't get any better than this. The Peninsula Humane Society is currently...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 24, 2014 at 10:34 am | 1 comment | 692 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Man says he was 'traveling' without a license, not driving

Crime reports from Woodside and Menlo Park Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/07/21/police-calls-man-says-he-was-traveling-without-a-license-not-driving...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2014
Last comment by Former IRS, on Jul 23, 2014 at 8:43 pm | 10 comments | 1235 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative goes to ballot

Voters will have a chance to determine the fate of a grassroots group's proposed changes to Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2014
Last comment by Brian, on Jul 22, 2014 at 3:43 pm | 50 comments | 2597 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Get serious about conserving water

Town council members from both Portola Valley and Woodside at recent meetings expressed concern about the significant increase...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by Matt R, on Jul 22, 2014 at 2:07 pm | 6 comments | 1465 Views

MENLO PARK

Author, model, and comedic talent Fran Kearton dies

The final curtain has come down on the life of Menlo Park resident Frances Peace Kearton, whose varied career included performing...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Jul 22, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 2 comments | 1756 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Water mandates signal 'get tough' approach

The state Water Resources Control Board on July 15 took steps to enable local water agencies to move beyond voluntary compliance...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 22, 2014 at 8:47 am | 2 comments | 1282 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Clinton at Facebook in Menlo Park

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton will host a live question-and-answer session during her visit to Facebook's...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by book sales, on Jul 21, 2014 at 5:20 pm | 2 comments | 935 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mike Lanza appoints himself as King of Menlo Park

Lanza "said Save Menlo is putting together a slate of candidates to run for three council seats in the November election." Will...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 19, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:50 am | 9 comments | 359 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac publisher commended

Tom Gibboney, center, who retired June 27 as editor and publisher of the Almanac, was commended by the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 649 Views
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