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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Everest opens auspiciously, despite Sequoia district's obstacles

The founders and leadership team of the area's new charter high school should take a bow. In spite of all the obstacles placed...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 11, 2009 at 5:07 pm | 51 comments | 4136 Views

AROUND TOWN

Immigrants Day at History Museum on Saturday

As part of San Mateo County's Sesquicentennial celebration, Immigrants Day will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 4, from noon...

Original post made by Renee Meil on Oct. 30, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4136 Views

ATHERTON

Fantastic news: Caltrain wants to move to modern light rail

What fantastic news that Caltrain wants to move from heavy rail to modern light rail type EMU's (Electrical Multiple Units)....

Original post made by Railroader on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Jan 29, 2007 at 2:54 pm | 3 comments | 4136 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Stop Being Negative, on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 4134 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton sues Caltrain over electrification

Atherton has sued the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board, alleging the agency improperly approved the environmental impact...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2015
Last comment by Bad trend, on Feb 11, 2015 at 11:01 pm | 6 comments | 4134 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Heist nets $17,000 in materials from Portola Valley Town Center

A thief or thieves stole an estimated $17,000 in materials Aug. 4 and 5 from a locked equipment container at the Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Aug 15, 2007 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 4134 Views

MENLO PARK

Major program on Menlo Park history

The last 150 years of Menlo Park history will come to life in a History Symposium Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. until 2...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 4133 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SEQUOIA HOSPITAL PAVILION GRAND OPENING MAY 2

Had it not been for my referendum petitioning effort in 2003, which derailed the effort of those who advocated relocating...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 30, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 11, 2016 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 4133 Views

MENLO PARK

Remarks by outgoing mayor Kelly Fergusson

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1378 posted Wednesday, December 5, 2007, 2:00...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2007
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 8, 2007 at 5:59 pm | 1 comment | 4132 Views

MENLO PARK

Menalto Cleaners owner pleads not guilty to 40 felony counts

Edwin Gary Smith, the owner of Menalto Cleaners, pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, Jan. 28, to 40 felony counts stemming from...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2015
Last comment by Elwood, on Apr 20, 2015 at 10:52 am | 4 comments | 4132 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Increased traffic patrol nets at least 200 drivers in Menlo Park and Redwood City

Even with police publicizing stepped-up traffic patrols on Wednesday, at least 200 drivers got tickets in Menlo Park and...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Mar 26, 2013 at 7:57 pm | 26 comments | 4132 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley council vetoes artificial grass

==B Expanded version of earlier story.== The Portola Valley Town Council by a 3-2 vote overturned a Planning Commission decision...

Original post made on May. 17, 2013
Last comment by g, on May 17, 2013 at 5:21 pm | 4 comments | 4132 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Memorial service for Amélie Le Moullac

A memorial service took place Aug. 22 at Saint Mark's Episcopal Church in Palo Alto for Amélie Le Moullac, the 24-year-old...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm | 2 comments | 4131 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 | 4129 Views

OTHER TOPICS

T.J. Rodgers seeks permit to install winery

Seven years after he got a permit to drill three caves 300 feet into Langley Hill for a winery, Cypress Semiconductor CEO...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hugh Bris, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments | 4129 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Service Announces Holidays on a High Note & Jazzy Preview Party

On Monday, October 15th, 2007 from 9:30 AM-2:00 PM, flowers will help struggling Peninsula families when the Foothill Auxiliary...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4129 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

No track classes at Summit Prep, unlike M-A

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac.</B> Editor: I have two children in high school, one...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election: Union influence key issue in Menlo fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Double Standard, on Sep 10, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 12 comments | 4127 Views

ATHERTON

Former Atherton councilman Jim Dobbie dies

Jim Dobbie, who resigned his seat on the Atherton City Council in March because of poor health, died yesterday (July 24)...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2014
Last comment by Ken Goldman, on Aug 26, 2014 at 10:55 pm | 4 comments | 4127 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley woman shot by intruder

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are searching for a "very tall" man of unknown race in black clothing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Carrie, on Oct 1, 2008 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 4126 Views
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