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AROUND TOWN

A few bumps as Marsh Road closure begins

Police say there were a few start-up problems as Atherton began a planned 10-week closure of Marsh Road on Tuesday as the...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2016
Last comment by JBCHAM, on Jun 5, 2016 at 2:43 pm | 44 comments | 4157 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Megan Mitchell lived for years with bipolar disease

Megan Mitchell, the daughter of Kent and Jo Ann Mitchell of Portola Valley and a graduate of Ormondale, Corte Madera and...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2010
Last comment by A human, on Feb 24, 2010 at 8:59 am | 2 comments | 4157 Views

SPORTS

M-A Beats Menlo 5-0 in Shutout

After returning from Spring Break, M- A Varsity Softball came on strong with a 5-0 shut out of Menlo School. M-A improved...

Original post made by Rick Vujovich on Apr. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4154 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 4153 Views

MENLO PARK

"OPEN SEASON" ON MENLO PARK SUBSTANDARD LOT DEVELOPMENT?

On Tuesday, October 30, the Menlo Park City Council will hear the appeal of a use permit for a 5400+ SF spec house on...

Original post made by Kevin Harris on Oct. 20, 2007
Last comment by K, on Oct 30, 2007 at 12:40 am | 3 comments | 4149 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Time to reform Proposition 13

How ironic that Silicon Valley, the very center of innovation and creativity envied the world over, is saddled with California's...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 13, 2012 at 9:37 am | 50 comments | 4149 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: 2007 Grand Jury Report Findings

Here we go again. The 2007 report appears to be still valid as already the Council is already usurping Town Managers powers...

Original post made by Grand Jury on Dec. 1, 2012
Last comment by stupidity continues, on Mar 27, 2013 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 4149 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Women arrested in Woodside purse, credit card theft

Two women have been arrested on charges of stealing a purse from a Woodside resident and using her credit card in a San Bruno...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Mai, on Oct 27, 2011 at 2:59 am | 3 comments | 4148 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Council halves fine for three trees felled without a permit

It has become a familiar pattern. A Woodside resident comes to the Town Council to appeal a five-figure fine for having...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Just curious, on Jun 27, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 4148 Views

MENLO PARK

Housing costs drive longtime resident, WWII veteran out of Menlo Park

A 92-year-old World War II veteran took the dais at the Menlo Park City Council meeting on March 15 to tell how rising housing...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2016
Last comment by Joan, on Apr 18, 2016 at 1:41 pm | 26 comments | 4147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight on its hands: School district asks voters to approve two parcel taxes

For decades, voters in Menlo Park and Atherton have reliably approved every school finance measure put before them. Now,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 32 comments | 4146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Butterflies and Edgewood Park

Bill Korbholz is an Edgewood Park volunteer who leads tours and works to advance the survival prospects of the endangered...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 21, 2016 at 10:57 am | 54 comments | 4145 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Free Hindustani Classical Music Event at CSMA in Mountain View on October 19

Join Shubha Mudgal (Vocalist, Hindustani Classical Music) for an evening of musical excerpts and conversation in this Stanford...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by CSMA, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 4144 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Challenging prevailing ideas on global warming causes

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4508...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by extremely-skeptical, on Jul 28, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 4143 Views

ATHERTON

Smoke signal or smoke screen?

The following letter by Melinda Tevis was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: Will Atherton turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4143 Views

WOODSIDE

Jan. 9 Town Council meeting cancelled

Town Clerk Janet Kolesch says that the Town Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, January 9, 2007, has been cancelled. ...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jan. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Educators: Ending 'tenure' no magic bullet

A court decision last week to throw out state teacher tenure rules may lead people to think that this is the solution for...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2014
Last comment by resident, on Jun 18, 2014 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 4141 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district ponders parcel tax increase

With a chunk of the parcel tax received by the Menlo Park City School District due to disappear at the end of June 2017,...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2016
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 19, 2016 at 1:09 pm | 54 comments | 4139 Views

AROUND TOWN

Jury rejects Ellen Pao's claim of gender bias by Kleiner Perkins

After two full days of deliberation following an almost month-long trial, a jury on Friday found in favor of venture capital...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2015
Last comment by War on Women, on Apr 2, 2015 at 8:48 am | 28 comments | 4138 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton's lawsuit against the high school district

Atherton has sued the Sequoia Union High School District to stop construction of the new $26 million performing arts center...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4137 Views
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