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AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Portola Valley to consider skateboard ramp

An idea that is almost a year old, building a skateboard ramp in Portola Valley, could advance significantly on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 25, 2014 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 2825 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton grapples with town's 'unfunded liability'

In the short term, the town of Atherton must wrestle with a projected $1.2 million shortfall as it crafts its 2010-11 budget....

Original post made on May. 9, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on May 10, 2010 at 12:55 pm | 5 comments | 2824 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Huge tree limb lands on car

An Almanac reader submitted these photos of a huge oak tree limb that broke off and landed on a car parked near the gym at...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 2824 Views

WOODSIDE

Maasai warrior hikes Wunderlich Park

Maasai warrior and chief Sabore Ole Oyie is in the United States to solicit aid to drill 400 wells to provide safe drinking...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2014
Last comment by UC Davis Grad, on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2824 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Music with ZunZun at the Atherton Library

From DeAnn Okamura of the Atherton library: Monday, July 2, 2007 at 4 PM, ZunZun will present the Musical Watershed program...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2823 Views

MENLO PARK

City Block Party a major success

Congratulations to the City Council and especially to Mayor Fergusson for another successful block party. City staff and...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by morris brown, on Aug 29, 2007 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 2822 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's only gas station has new owner

Dieter Mees, a Porsche-trained mechanic and the former owner of Palo Alto German car repair specialist D & M Motors, is the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Casper, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 2822 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 2821 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Protect vital records from fire, CPA group says

In the wake of the recent fires in Southern California, the California Society of Certified Public Accountants has put together...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2819 Views

SPORTS

Novitsky, Neisser are nationally ranked

John Novitsky and Dawn Neisser call Woodside home. One other home they share, the USA Cycling 50-54 National Time Trial Rankings. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ted Zayner, on Aug 21, 2008 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2819 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2818 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV woman suffers minor injury in shooting

A young woman suffered a minor injury when she accidentally shot herself in the arm at her Portola Valley home Wednesday...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by anon, on Feb 24, 2010 at 10:21 pm | 5 comments | 2816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 2816 Views

MENLO PARK

County releases report on Mandarin immersion charter school proposal

The San Mateo County Office of Education has released its analysis of the proposed Menlo Mandarin Immersion Charter school,...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2015
Last comment by Menlo parent, on Feb 3, 2015 at 7:06 pm | 3 comments | 2816 Views

ATHERTON

Judge OKs release of report on Atherton's fired finance chief

The investigator's report that led to Atherton Finance Director John Johns being fired must be released to the public, San...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2815 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ed Flint named 'acting interim city manager'

==B Update:== Atherton's Interim Police Chief Ed Flint has added "acting interim city manager" to his job title after John...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Zillow, on Nov 25, 2011 at 8:28 am | 21 comments | 2815 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Woman grabbed from behind during walk

An early morning walk to work turned frightening for one woman in Menlo Park on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Edward Syrett, on Jan 9, 2015 at 1:48 pm | 5 comments | 2815 Views

MENLO PARK

Henry Riggs behind utility tax survey

The mystery has been solved behind an anonymous survey targeting Menlo Park's utility tax. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=763...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 2814 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Middle East is setting for updated 'Antigone' staged at Menlo School

Menlo School presents an updated version of "Antigone" by Sophocles, set in modern times in the war-torn Middle East, Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by MOO, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Volunteers do a great service

The following letter by Amalia Popel was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: I came to the U.S....

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2813 Views
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