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ATHERTON

Atherton: Layoffs delayed while talks continue

The town of Atherton agreed on Thursday (June 9) to delay its planned layoff of 13 employees until July 15 while it negotiates...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Thelma, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:15 am | 79 comments | 4236 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman wins $22M malpractice verdict against PA Medical Foundation

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 4234 Views

MENLO PARK

BEAUTIFUL SAFEWAY - but parking ???

Having attended the grand opening Friday morning at 8:00 AM and returned Sunday afternoon to do some shopping, I come away...

Original post made by MP shopper on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Super-Size This, on Dec 10, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments | 4233 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

The Red Xs

The Red Xs “In wilderness is the preservation of the World” * Henry David Thoreau First, let me state...

Original post made by Roger G. Novesky on Apr. 30, 2007
Last comment by Steve Toben, on May 2, 2007 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 4233 Views

MENLO PARK

Jeffrey's Hamburgers slated to open in Menlo Park

Silver paint and stainless steel siding are changing the face of the former home to Ken's House of Pancakes and 3 Fish restaurants...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Chippie, on Aug 3, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 4232 Views

SPORTS

M-A rolls over Aragon, into CCS football finals

The Menlo-Atherton football team is at the doorstep of perhaps its second Central Coast Section championship since 2002....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 4232 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 4231 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton staff testify to sexual harassment by public works supervisor Troy Henderson

Atherton Sgt. Kristin Nichols and former town employee Lois English testified Tuesday to numerous incidents of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by songwriter, on Jul 5, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 4231 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 4231 Views

MENLO PARK

Major El Camino traffic accident: Reason for a traffic study at Watkins and El Camino?

All the details and correcct facts are not yet in hand. There was a major two vehicle collision at Watkins and El Camino...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by Nader Barbari, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 4229 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of our new Web site?

What do you think of the Almanac's new Web site, which includes the Town Square forum, where you can post news, information...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 4229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A Principal Denise Plante's remarks to the Class of 2007

Below are the remarks of Menlo-Atherton High School Principal Denise Plante in speaking to the graduating seniors of the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Jun. 11, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4226 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two paths to improve African high schools

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: Congratulations on the excellent...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4225 Views

ATHERTON

Investigation of police-report alteration limited in scope, Chief Guerra says

Critics of an investigator's report exonerating Atherton police officers of any wrongdoing in the alteration of a police...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Feb 1, 2011 at 7:23 am | 26 comments | 4225 Views

WOODSIDE

Peter Mason chosen as mayor of Woodside

Woodside Councilman Peter Mason will be handling the mayor's gavel for the next 12 months at Town Council meetings. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OLRA Neighbor, on Jan 9, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 4225 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside councilwoman charged with DUI

Woodside Councilwoman Carroll Ann Hodges spent Friday night in the First Chance substance-abuse facility in San Carlos and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Paul Goeld, on Apr 10, 2008 at 7:52 pm | 7 comments | 4224 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley Archives

The mansion Herbert Law built in the 1920s for his 5-year-old daughter Patricia in the hills of Portola Valley burned in...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Laura, on Apr 23, 2016 at 8:59 pm | 2 comments | 4223 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton party raises $1 million for charity, organizers say

Nearly 500 people, including a number of sports stars and celebrities, attended the "Big Game Big Give" party in Atherton...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2016
Last comment by Eglantine, on Feb 8, 2016 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 4222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents upset with Caltrans' plans to spray herbicides on roadsides March 3, 10

Local residents say they are unhappy to hear Caltrans plans to spray herbicides along county roadways in March, despite a...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
Last comment by Little Washing Bear, on Mar 2, 2015 at 9:21 am | 8 comments | 4221 Views
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