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SPORTS

Karl Cook, 16, wins gold at show jumping event

At age 16, Karl Cook of Woodside is one of the youngest riders to win top honors in a prestigious riding event on the East...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by ann chang, on Nov 5, 2007 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 4780 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside council gets earful on short-term rentals and their impact on rural character

The sharing economy, in the form of short-term rental outfits like Airbnb, has become a disruptive force in parts of Woodside. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2016
Last comment by ECommerce use and occupancy tax, on Oct 18, 2016 at 8:22 pm | 14 comments | 4779 Views

WOODSIDE

Last chance to comment on tree ordinance

The Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, could be residents' last chance to comment on the town's tree protection...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two candidates vie for fifth seat on PV school board

Voters in the Portola Valley School District will have a choice between two candidates to fill the fifth seat on the school...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by David Cox, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 4773 Views

FICTION

More than 5,000 marijuana plants eradicated

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 9, 2011 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 4773 Views

AROUND TOWN

New law protects mountain lions

A celebration of a new law authored by state Sen. Jerry Hill that protects mountain lions is set for 11 a.m. Sunday, Dec....

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on Dec 2, 2013 at 1:27 pm | 2 comments | 4771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes crossing gate in Menlo Park

A southbound train struck a damaged crossing gate at Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park at about 5:50 p.m. today, causing damage...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 4771 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cyclist hospitalized after collision

A woman cyclist suffered a fractured skull and facial trauma in a bike-versus-car accident June 30 on Alpine Road, west of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Cyclist, on Jul 13, 2007 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 4771 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign Party for Virginia Chang Kiraly, Republican Nominee for CA State Assembly

Campaign Party for Assembly Candidate Virginia Chang Kiraly, District 21 Hosted by Francine Gani and Ann Bowers Noyce A...

Original post made by Lisa Cohen on Oct. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4769 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Vaulters Win Big at Nationals

A look at the smiles on their faces says it all, although it was perhaps a different message for each. For some, it was...

Original post made by mnibbi on Sep. 1, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4769 Views

AROUND TOWN

MP uses photos to catch red-light runners

Red-light runners beware: Menlo Park will start a trial run of its new red-light photo enforcement system on Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by HeyMrAlmanac, on May 16, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 41 comments | 4767 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

"Friends" Drama at The Sequoias

Veteran actors John Hutchinson and Marilyn Kamelgarn will appear in "Friends," the story of two senior citizens who meet...

Original post made by The Sequoias on Nov. 1, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: State housing rules cripple local cities

<I>First of two parts</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2013/12/11/guest-opinion-state-housing-rules-cripple-local-cities...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 4764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: School parcel tax ballots arriving

San Mateo County has started mailing ballots and voter information to registered voters in the Menlo Park City School District,...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 12, 2016 at 9:38 am | 105 comments | 4763 Views

SPORTS

Pop Warner Vikings in Peninsula championships

Two Menlo-Atherton Vikings teams face their Redwood City Junior 49ers counterparts Sunday, Nov. 13, at Andrew Hill High in...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Blake Stenstrom, on May 28, 2014 at 9:08 pm | 6 comments | 4763 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Risk everywhere when bikes, autos share the road

The following letter by Bruce Campbell was published in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: Editor: Sailboats have...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 31, 2007
Last comment by citizen A, on Feb 3, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 4763 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Reyering to resign from board, accuses town of unmerited ethics investigation

A member of the Woodside Architecture and Site Review Board said Thursday (Jan. 26) that she plans to resign from the board...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2017
Last comment by ASRB Victim, on Jan 31, 2017 at 2:56 pm | 52 comments | 4762 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Herb Wong, jazz icon and educator, dies at 88

Easter Sunday this year saw the passing of Herb Wong, a long-time Menlo Park resident renowned internationally as a jazz...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Apr 21, 2014 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 4761 Views

WOODSIDE

Council to take another whack at a tree ordinance

The Woodside Town Council is once again set to consider putting a tree-protection ordinance on the books, this time at the...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Nov. 8, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4760 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judges: Budget cuts could close courtrooms

San Mateo County Superior Court judges announced a plan Tuesday to close up to six courtrooms if the state does not reverse...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 4759 Views
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