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ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Leadership in Atherton

I have lived in Atherton for more than 18 years and have been involved with its civic affairs long before I was elected to...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2012
Last comment by Claims, on Feb 13, 2012 at 10:39 am | 28 comments | 2736 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 31, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 63 comments | 2735 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal coach's lawsuit: Ruling appealed

The lawsuit filed by a former Encinal School basketball coach against the school's Parent Teacher Organization and three...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Laurel Parent, on Jan 22, 2011 at 11:40 am | 9 comments | 2735 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside's planning director resigns

Hope Sullivan, Woodside's planning director and assistant town manager, has resigned , said Town Manager Susan George. Ms....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 2733 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 2733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2733 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park red-light cameras under scrutiny

Menlo Park transportation commissioners saw red, then gasped as they watched video footage of drivers running red lights...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Roger, on Jul 22, 2013 at 10:12 am | 19 comments | 2733 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 2732 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Burglars hit Dish parking lot again

Burglars got away with personal items and cash valued at $7,100 in a series of auto burglaries on Friday and Sunday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 12 comments | 2732 Views

MENLO PARK

the affordable housing equation

A lot of discussion in this town often references the need for "affordable housing", but it seems that this discussion is...

Original post made by just a thought on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Nov 19, 2007 at 2:50 pm | 2 comments | 2731 Views

MENLO PARK

Police station approved for Belle Haven

After more than three years of delays, it looks like a police station will finally be built in Menlo Park's Belle Haven...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 2731 Views

MENLO PARK

Youth club aims to bring bike shop to Belle Haven

A youth-led bike shop in Belle Haven that would provide employable skills for local teenagers and promote bicycle use in...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2014
Last comment by Jayanta, on Feb 15, 2014 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2731 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Spring Open Studio and Art Sale, Hunters Point Shipyard

SHIPYARD ARTISTS HOST 16TH ANNUAL SPRING OPEN STUDIO Public Invited to Buy Directly From Artists Saturday and Sunday, April...

Original post made by Marc Ellen Hamel on Apr. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2730 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First person: Witnessing pain, human resilience in Oso

As a Red Cross volunteer I've seen areas devastated by hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and fires. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2730 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are air fresheners dangerous?

I love it when my personal dislikes are validated by science. I hate stinky, chemical air "fresheners" so I was particularly...

Original post made by MPworkingMom on Sep. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Sep 20, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 2 comments | 2729 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident causes huge gusher in Menlo Park

Jim Lewis submitted this photo (taken by Todd Temple of Menlo Park) to The Almanac. Mr. Lewis said an accident Monday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Darin Duncan - Cal Water, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2729 Views

MENLO PARK

Henry Riggs behind utility tax survey

The mystery has been solved behind an anonymous survey targeting Menlo Park's utility tax. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=763...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 2728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Military jets overhead -- what?

Did anyone hear/see the military jets screaming overhead in the early afternoon today? They were heading north, and I'm curious...

Original post made by Steve on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 12, 2007 at 7:29 pm | 1 comment | 2728 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Everest, Summit charter school attacks based on misconceptions

I am a senior at Summit Preparatory Charter High School. I was not surprised to see The Almanac's article on Everest's charter...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stephanie, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2727 Views

MENLO PARK

Santa Cruz Avenue needs art shop and more

About a month ago you asked local readers what businesses should be on Santa Cruz Avenue. I am a mother of a 7-year-old...

Original post made by Susanne Chang on May. 17, 2007
Last comment by Bianca Bacio, on May 31, 2007 at 3:19 pm | 4 comments | 2726 Views
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