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AROUND TOWN

Arrillaga's latest gift to Stanford tops all others

Stanford University today announced a new gift of $151 million from Silicon Valley landowner and developer John Arrillaga,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2013
Last comment by Scholar, on Jul 2, 2013 at 6:15 pm | 24 comments | 2348 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge dismisses lawsuit against John Woodell

A duel of defamation lawsuits left one standing after a San Mateo County judge ruled in favor of dismissing the claim filed...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 2, 2013 at 5:46 pm | 3 comments | 1412 Views

SPORTS

Lopez wins lacrosse All-American honors

Alex Lopez of Portola Valley is one of 15 Bay Area players to be named as a U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American Player....

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2013
Last comment by footballer, on Jul 2, 2013 at 3:49 pm | 2 comments | 39193 Views

MENLO PARK

Peninsula residents laud Prop 8 ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling dismissing the Proposition 8 appeal and likely making way for same-sex weddings...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Moderate Republican, on Jul 2, 2013 at 2:09 pm | 16 comments | 3419 Views

AROUND TOWN

Open Letter to all elected officials in San Mateo County.

Please take a position on this issue. Boundary Redistricting Committee. April 22, 2013 I e-mailed the Supervisors and asked...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jul. 1, 2013
There are no comments yet. 894 Views

MENLO PARK

Developer, neighbors battle over driveway permit

Charges of misrepresentation and fraud are flying from both developers and Louise Street residents after the Menlo Park council...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2013
Last comment by Developer , on Jun 30, 2013 at 6:54 pm | 14 comments | 2687 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: One applicant so far for council seat

Greg Conlon, who ran for City Council last November, is the only Atherton resident so far who has applied for appointment...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jun 30, 2013 at 3:23 pm | 5 comments | 1283 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Webb Ranch to sell produce at farmers' markets

It's nearly summer, but the Webb Ranch fruit and vegetable stand at Alpine Road and Interstate 280 has been dark and empty....

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2013
Last comment by who owns it?, on Jun 29, 2013 at 4:45 pm | 3 comments | 1804 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Grandparent scam

Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park and Portola Valley. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13910&e=y...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 29, 2013 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 2700 Views

AROUND TOWN

Plastic bag ban at checkout starts

Earth Day (April 22) this year heralds the end of single-use plastic bags at the checkout counter in Menlo Park and 24 other...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2013 at 2:22 pm | 25 comments | 2281 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Embezzlement case: District sues former official over 'gift' of Menlo Park home

The San Mateo County Mosquito and Vector Control District has sued the district's former finance director alleging that,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2013
Last comment by Ugh ... !, on Jun 28, 2013 at 2:07 pm | 4 comments | 2231 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Hands off open government laws

Residents of California, you nearly got screwed. The latest attempt by Sacramento to weaken the public's access to their...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Hands, on Jun 27, 2013 at 8:15 pm | 4 comments | 2012 Views

SPORTS

District 52 Majors 9-10 all-stars schedule

==B DISTRICT 52 LITTLE LEAGUE MAJORS 9-10 ALL-STARS== ==B Hosted by Menlo-Atherton, Alpine West/Menlo== ==B Saturday== ==B...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2013
Last comment by Alejandro, on Jun 27, 2013 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1403 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Atherton officers perform important work, professionally

In response to the "Viewpoint" article (Atherton faces big decision on police costs) in the Almanac by the editor dated May...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Other side of the coin, on Jun 27, 2013 at 6:57 pm | 13 comments | 1480 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo student, 14, wins high music honors

Pianist Anna Boonyanit, a ninth-grader at Menlo School, was the winner of many awards, including an invitation to perform...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:41 pm | 1 comment | 1507 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council passes 'healthy outlook' budget

Higher-than-expected property tax revenue and the effects of whittling down spending over the last few years have led to...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by look north, on Jun 26, 2013 at 3:18 pm | 10 comments | 1372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Homeowner claims he was falsely accused of arson after house fire

James Irizarry, the owner of the Woodside home at 1200 Bear Gulch Road destroyed by fire a year ago, has filed a defamation...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1437 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Seeing what others don't

Sick in bed with a fever, 5-year-old Guillermo Rivas flipped through an old family photo album to pass the time. Entranced...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2013
Last comment by Guillermo Rivas, on Jun 26, 2013 at 11:51 am | 1 comment | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Boundary Redistricting Committee

First Meeting tonight, 6:30PM Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center 725 Monte Diablo Ave. San Mateo June15, 2013...

Original post made by Michael G Stogner on Jun. 6, 2013
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Jun 26, 2013 at 10:39 am | 8 comments | 1070 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council wants to appoint Carlson's replacement

Atherton residents who want to serve their community at a high level of involvement — and who have a solid store of...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2013 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 2751 Views
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