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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 | 3062 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo finds itself in unusual position this late in WBAL race

==B Tuesday's girls' soccer:== With only four matches left in the regular season, the Menlo School girls' soccer team is...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hi, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 3061 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Andy Cohen reflects on year as mayor

It's been a month since Heyward Robinson took over for Andy Cohen as Menlo Park's mayor, but Mr. Cohen hasn't found himself...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2008
Last comment by Gaelstrom, on Jan 15, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 40 comments | 3058 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 3057 Views

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Sequoia Healthcare District CEO gets 14 1/2% raise

There is hope for the unemployed. There is money out there. Witness the mind-boggling raise given to Sequoia Healthcare...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 11, 2012
Last comment by Papa knows best, on Oct 12, 2012 at 8:02 pm | 3 comments | 3057 Views

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Burglars rob cash register at Fosters Freeze in Menlo Park

Burglars on Saturday broke into Fosters Freeze, a Menlo Park landmark at 580 Oak Grove Ave., and stole $115 in coins from...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 18, 2014 at 12:52 pm | 1 comment | 3057 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton calls on feds to halt funding for state's high-speed rail project

The proposed elevated high-speed railroad would be akin to a six- to eight-lane freeway bisecting Atherton -- "a blight"...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by D. P. Lubic, on Sep 12, 2010 at 10:17 pm | 17 comments | 3056 Views

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Zuckerberg, Chan pledge $120 million for local schools

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and wife Dr. Priscilla Chan announced Friday a $120 million donation to local high-need schools,...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by tammyGee, on May 31, 2014 at 9:41 am | 2 comments | 3056 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people require surgery after car crashes into Palo Alto restaurant

Two people who were injured, one critically, required surgery after a silver Nissan crashed into a downtown Palo Alto cafe...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by voice_of_reason, on Aug 3, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 14 comments | 3055 Views

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Feature story: Bob Sawyer of Woodside discovers his latent talent in forecasting

An experiment organized by the national intelligence community is attempting to demonstrate that reliable forecasts can be...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by gunste, on Jan 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 3055 Views

MENLO PARK

Tax Filings Show Allied Arts Property Lost Money Every Year Since 1998, and the Losses Are Growing

Thank goodness for easily accessible public records and the posting on this web site that told us where they are. I used...

Original post made by A Worried Neighbor on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by appalled, on Jul 31, 2007 at 11:50 am | 2 comments | 3054 Views

SPORTS

Little League Fall Ball Registration

The Alpine/West-Menlo Little League has opened registration for Fall Ball. The fall season runs September through early November...

Original post made by jimschott on Jul. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3052 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley seeks comment on affordable housing

Affordable housing in Portola Valley -- why it's important and how it should be planned for -- is the topic for a community...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2013
Last comment by Mark Wilson, on Mar 26, 2013 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 3052 Views

MENLO PARK

Oprah, Sandberg visit Flea Street in Menlo Park

Jesse Cool, longtime owner of Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park, welcomed to her restaurant Oprah Winfrey and Sheryl Sandberg,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 28, 2013 at 2:16 pm | 13 comments | 3051 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County stuck with BART costs

The following Guest Opinion by Steve Schmidt was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: By Steve Schmidt Finally,...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3050 Views

MENLO PARK

How To Save Allied Arts – Bring Back the Palo Alto Volunteers

There’s a simple solution to all the Allied Arts Auxiliary’s problems with their property. Bring back the Palo Alto Auxiliary...

Original post made by A Concerned Observer on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by future patron, on Jun 14, 2007 at 7:59 pm | 4 comments | 3050 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town Picnic - Corte Madera School - June 9th

The Town Picnic is on June 9th - its a lunch time event - come and meet PV residents. If you are new to the town come along,...

Original post made by Angela Hey on May. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3049 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals take chloramine fight to EPA

In an effort to help dozens of Peninsula residents who say their sensitivity to chloramine has caused skin rashes and respiratory...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Ellen Powell, People Concerned About Chloramine, on Sep 2, 2007 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 3049 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Mary Kom'

Mary Kom holds enough world boxing championship titles and influence in the sport to merit a keen cinematic look at her career's...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2014
Last comment by Chan Iyer, on Sep 14, 2014 at 11:34 pm | 1 comment | 3048 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tax relief extended for seniors

<b>Here is a press release from Warren Slocum.</b> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 24, 2007 ...

Original post made by Newsboy on Jan. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3047 Views
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Relay for Life, Menlo Park, August 8
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