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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton HS Dance Team 5th Annual Show

Please come support the Menlo-Atherton High School Community by attending this year's Dance Show. The highly acclaimed dance...

Original post made by Charlene Cogan on Feb. 27, 2008
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Tour de Menlo hits road Aug. 16

Area cyclists are invited to participate in the fifth annual Tour de Menlo, a scenic, fully supported and redesigned bike...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Joan Swift, on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:35 pm | 5 comments | 2514 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big high-speed rail meeting in Menlo Park

California High Speed Rail Authority board member Rod Diridon is among the expected speakers at a Sept. 9 study session...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Nick, on Sep 9, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 48 comments | 2514 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by a...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Candle Lighter, on Feb 6, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 12 comments | 2514 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Start planning for rail projects now

High-speed rail, with its promise of bullet trains running between Northern and Southern California, presents a conundrum...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2008
Last comment by observer, on Jan 18, 2008 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 2513 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Don't derail Caltrain's new service

The following letter by Richard Silver was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: An ad hoc group...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:35 pm | 1 comment | 2512 Views

WOODSIDE

Town Council fines Woodside couple $10,000 for felling trees without a permit

A couple who cut several significant trees in Woodside without a permit drew a hefty fine. The Town Council dramatically...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Speaks, Woodside better listen, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 2512 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Letter: Plastic bag ban would be a pain for everyone

The stated purpose of the proposed plastic bag ban and 10-cent fee at checkout counters is to encourage shoppers to bring...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by dirty bag, on May 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 11 comments | 2512 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Amy de Benedicts Offers Presentation on “Reading The Family Dog”

This free, one-hour presentation on ‘The Family Dog’ is directed towards pet dog owners, families, and anyone of the general...

Original post made by Paul de Benedictis on Dec. 4, 2009
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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 More Info, on Feb 8, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2511 Views

ATHERTON

A house divided

Word around town hall is that a chasm as wide and as deep as the Grand Canyon has emerged between the Town administration...

Original post made by james m on Jun. 21, 2010
Last comment by john p johns, on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:58 am | 53 comments | 2511 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory boys fall to Branson in NorCal semifinals

The No. 5-seeded Woodside Priory boys basketball team closed out its season at 25-6 Thursday when it fell to No. 1 Branson,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by CoolHead, on Mar 8, 2008 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 2510 Views

SPORTS

Jumping at a chance to make the Olympic team again

Grace Upshaw, a former resident of Menlo Park, stood at the closing ceremonies of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece,...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Pat Egan, on Jun 26, 2008 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 2510 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsements: Menlo Park, Atherton city councils

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6981 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by another andy fan, on Oct 12, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 28 comments | 2510 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys successfully defend water polo title

For the first time in the history of the boys' water polo program at Sacred Heart Prep, the Gators are back-to-back Central...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by ATOWNMAMA, on Dec 10, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 2510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

East Palo Alto youth to get sports field

The "field of dreams" the family of slain East Palo Alto police Officer Richard May has hoped to build in the city since...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 14, 2011 at 1:47 pm | 6 comments | 2510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton residents replace lawn with artificial turf

A local couple who replaced 8,500-square-feet of lawn with artificial turf hope their water-saving move will inspire other...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 9:42 am | 20 comments | 2510 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Posting on student painters

Cindy, I took your posting on student house painters offline because -- while it looks like a terrific company to help college...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 26, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grand jury: school districts need to improve effectiveness of school bond oversight

School districts in San Mateo County need to do a better job of recruiting and training members for committees that provide...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2010
Last comment by Observer, on Jul 15, 2010 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 2509 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to view all posts in Town Square

To view all Town Center posts, click the link "View All Posts" to the right of the words, "Today's Top Posts." See illustration....

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 22, 2007
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