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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside stages 'Wizard of Oz'

For more than half a century, all Woodside School graduates have shared a culminating eighth-grade experience: They have...

Original post made on Jun. 7, 2014
Last comment by jennifer, on Jun 7, 2014 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 744 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac's Readers' Choice 2013 winners

Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops and services in the 2013 Readers' Choice poll. ==B Photo:== Studio...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2013
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jun 7, 2014 at 12:04 pm | 4 comments | 23572 Views

MENLO PARK

State commission declines to investigate Save Menlo classification

Saying that since a proposed initiative to modify Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan is not yet on the ballot,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by JulieToo, on Jun 6, 2014 at 10:21 pm | 24 comments | 2332 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Four reach Eagle Scout status

Four scouts with Menlo Park Boy Scouts of America Troop 109 recently achieved Eagle Scout status. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lily, on Jun 6, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 2112 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park expanding outdoor dining downtown

Not everything to do with Menlo Park's downtown/El Camino Real specific plan leads to months of debate, vitriol and battles...

Original post made on May. 28, 2014
Last comment by Roger Knopf, on Jun 6, 2014 at 9:34 am | 17 comments | 4302 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Housing complex previewed

The Belle Haven neighborhood is seeing an influx of proposed housing complexes, and with a cyber cafe, dog wash and play...

Original post made on May. 30, 2014
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jun 6, 2014 at 8:12 am | 17 comments | 7051 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green bike lanes tested at Facebook

Caption with Michelle Le photo in the print edition: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2014/06/04/green-bike-lanes-tested-at-facebook...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jeff, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:34 pm | 9 comments | 853 Views

MENLO PARK

CFPPC dismisses ridiculuous Peter Carpenter complaint.

Nice to see that the California Fair Political Practices commission has quickly dismissed the complaint that Atherton resident...

Original post made by old timer on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:09 pm | 4 comments | 522 Views

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Munks doesn't campaign, but committee collects donations

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks is not running a visible campaign in the June 3 election -- he has no campaign website,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardiña, on Jun 5, 2014 at 6:47 am | 5 comments | 1595 Views

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Supervisor Don Horsley cruises to re-election

District 3 Supervisor Don Horsley was easily re-elected Tuesday. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/06/03/supervisor-don-horsley-cruising-to-re-electi...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Shrubs, on Jun 4, 2014 at 12:38 pm | 5 comments | 1496 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election results

==I Links to local election results.== Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/06/03/election-results...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Shelly, on Jun 4, 2014 at 12:29 pm | 1 comment | 1420 Views

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Surf Air pilots trying different strategy to mitigate noise

Pilots flying Surf Air planes into the San Carlos Airport have begun trial use of a visual approach technique in an attempt...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2013
Last comment by Bertha Rodriguez, on Jun 4, 2014 at 9:14 am | 20 comments | 7259 Views

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Sheriff Greg Munks wins third term

A third term as San Mateo County's top law enforcement officer is ahead for Sheriff Greg Munks. It was unlikely to have worked...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2014
Last comment by Numbers, on Jun 4, 2014 at 5:40 am | 5 comments | 1358 Views

WOODSIDE

Voters approve $13.5 million bond measure for Woodside School

Voters in the Woodside Elementary School District approved a $13.5 million bond measure in Tuesday's election. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Heather McLeod Grant, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:37 pm | 1 comment | 1653 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Election: Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:12 pm | 27 comments | 1614 Views

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Menlo Park: Settlement reached in lawsuit over crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

While the physical and mental consequences of a crash that hurt 6-year-old twins remain, the legal repercussions appear resolved:...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2014
Last comment by SteveC, on Jun 3, 2014 at 3:09 pm | 14 comments | 4643 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mission Hospice asks for $2,000,000 from Sequoia Healthcare District

Sequoia Healthcare District(SHD) will be considering a Pledge Of Up To $2 Million Dollars Towards Mission Hospice's Capital...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Three Local Teens Launch Product on Kickstarter

Ben Taft, Gil Kornberg, and Brock Cozad - three seniors at Menlo School - have spent the last 10 months designing their milestone...

Original post made by Ben Taft on Jun. 3, 2014
There are no comments yet. 233 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public works director leaving for Millbrae

Sources have told the Almanac that Menlo Park's Public Works Director, Chip Taylor, has accepted a similar position with...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Sam Tyler, on Jun 3, 2014 at 11:39 am | 8 comments | 2672 Views

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Jim Gallagher, journalist, transit official, dies at 83

Jim Gallagher, a longtime Peninsula journalist and transit official, died at his Redwood City home Thursday. For many years,...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 3, 2014 at 6:22 am | 1 comment | 1246 Views
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