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ATHERTON

Man arraigned after chain-reaction collision with Atherton patrol car

In an incident that demonstrates the dangers police officers face after pulling someone over for a traffic ticket, a man...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by woops, on Dec 13, 2009 at 12:27 pm | 11 comments | 2787 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Report of mountain lion sighting near school

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion near the back fence of Corte Madera School in Portola Valley on Wednesday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by A mom, on Feb 9, 2012 at 5:16 pm | 1 comment | 2787 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Learn to Swing Dance, Waltz, and Salsa!

Dance for fitness and fun while meeting new friends in the new year! Join social dance instructor Nick Enge at the Portola...

Original post made by Nick Enge on Dec. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2787 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon project: what benefits for city?

Menlo Park developer David Bohannon wants to build a 1-million-square-foot hotel and office project off Independence and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mackie, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 2786 Views

MENLO PARK

Overnight parking WILL be relaxed, briefly

Menlo Park's police department brings us the final word on overnight holiday parking (we hope): Enforcement will be relaxed,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2009
Last comment by ticked off, on Dec 14, 2009 at 12:59 pm | 12 comments | 2786 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Hillview playing field opens

Soccer balls will soon be flying on the new playing field at Hillview Middle School, which has been closed since summer for...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Drainage, on Oct 1, 2013 at 10:14 am | 2 comments | 2786 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reubens and brews

Menlo Park's Refuge specializes in an unlikely but tasty duo: pastrami and Belgian beer. The vibrant night spot is a welcome...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2015
Last comment by Joe, on Jan 26, 2015 at 11:05 am | 2 comments | 2786 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Blaming Recology misses the mark

Nicholas and Oouisie Jones are right to be outraged over the extraordinary increases to their garbage rates. But blaming...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2011
Last comment by Interested, on Jan 31, 2011 at 7:28 pm | 20 comments | 2785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Julie Falconer wins
"Face of Ascot" competition

Julie Falconer of Portola Valley was about as familiar with world-famous Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire, England, as Eliza...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2785 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside joins ban on plastic bags at checkout counters

To encourage the use of reusable shopping bags, Woodside will join other local towns and follow the lead of San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2785 Views

AROUND TOWN

George Baier of Troop 64 achieves Eagle Scout rank at age 12

George Baier of Troop 64 in Portola Valley was recently honored at a Court of Honor for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout....

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2785 Views

AROUND TOWN

Those were the days

What is now the Alpine Inn on Alpine Road in Portola Valley has had a number of names and owners. This 1906 photo shows the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2013
Last comment by Dolly Adams, on Apr 9, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 2785 Views

ATHERTON

Stephen Wagstaffe: Almanac Got it Wrong

On April 21, 2010, The Almanac Editor Renee Batti wrote an article entitled "Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 20, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 2785 Views

MENLO PARK

Winter doesn't stop these swimmers

You could reasonably expect Burgess Pool to be mostly empty this time of year, save for a hardened few. A weekend dip in...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by even more reality, on Mar 14, 2009 at 9:50 am | 31 comments | 2784 Views

MENLO PARK

Remembering the Atherton of his youth

Jonathan Berg remembers growing up in the Atherton of the 1950s and 60s. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2016/07/20/remembering-the-atherton-of-his-youth...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2016
Last comment by Jonathan Berg, on Aug 2, 2016 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 2784 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may OK bike lane plan

Portola Valley's Town Council may back a plan to create a bike lane on westbound Alpine Road as it passes under Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 2784 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school superintendent to join Ravenswood district

Maurice Ghysels, the superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, will take on a new role as chief innovations...

Original post made on May. 18, 2017
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 19, 2017 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 2783 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Chowchilla kidnapper on parole in Mountain View

One of the three men convicted of kidnapping a bus full of children in Chowchilla, California, is now on parole and living...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2012
Last comment by Mountain Viewer, on Jun 25, 2012 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2783 Views

AROUND TOWN

President Hugo Chavez has died.

This has just been reported on CNN TV....

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 5, 2013
Last comment by Two Everrgreens, on Mar 6, 2013 at 1:15 pm | 8 comments | 2783 Views
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