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Mon Jul 07, 2014
These are the 10 wealthiest ZIP codes in America
The nation's wealthiest ZIP codes are concentrated mostly on the coasts, with California and New England playing host to some serious cash, according to a new report from the Atlantic's CityLab .
Good listeners: Dogs give young readers undivided attention
Two young girls, Cassie and Stella, read and groom Annie the therapy dog at Woodside Library on June 11, 2014.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Where to watch firework displays on the mid-Peninsula
Both the city of Menlo Park and town of Atherton sent out reminders to residents that fireworks are illegal, urging locals to enjoy firework displays staged by professionals.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
San Jose Mercury News
De Roos the big winner in Saratoga HeptathlonHeptathlon
The last time Puck de Roos of Saratoga and Caren McCarthy of Pioneer were in a stadium together it was back on May 24 when they were competing against one another in the high jump at the Central Coast Section semifinals at San Jose City College.
John Horgan: Colma graveyards could be considered local 'open space'
Open space is a tender subject on the Peninsula. For many avid environmentalists, the issue is the next best thing to a secular religion.
Photographer Peter Samuels is Menlo Charity Horse Show's artist of the year
San Francisco-based Peter Samuels has been selected as the"Artist of the Year" for the Menlo Charity Horse Show , which will take place August 5 - 10, 2014 at the Menlo Circus Club in Atherton.
Farewell from the publisher: Guiding the Almanac has been a rewarding adventure
As I retire from the Almanac after more than 20 years as publisher, it is rewarding to look back at what a fascinating job it has been and how warmly I was received by the staff and the communities we serve.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Atherton budget shows surplus, healthy reserves
Atherton residents are certain to be happy that their City Council was able to sign off on a new budget for fiscal year 2014-15 that showed revenues surpassing spending and healthy reserves.
Boundary map affirms intact school communities
By a 4-0 vote on June 25, the governing board of the Sequoia Union High School District made significant changes to the high school boundary maps, changes that will affect the lives of thousands of high school students in the years ahead.
Assessed property values rise steadily
The assessed value of property in the county increased by $8.75 billion from Jan. 1, 2013, to Jan. 1, 2014, the San Mateo County Assessor's Office announced Friday.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
Caltrain Installation Work Planned Next Week
The CBOSS PTC Project is an advanced signal system that will equip the Caltrain corridor and the trains with federally-mandated safety technology and will increase system capacity to help accommodate future ridership demand.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Redwood City Blues pull win out of their hat
Redwood City American Legion Post 105 went through a myriad of emotions in its District 26 game with visiting San Bruno Post 409 on Wednesday evening.
Palo Alto Weekly
Palo Alto bar association hosts 'Community Law Night'
Worried about a legal matter or just curious about the fine points of law? The Palo Alto Area Bar Association is holding Community Law Night Thursday, June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. The free, one-on-one consultations with local attorneys will cover family, housing, immigration, employment, wills, business, criminal and other types of law.
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 felled mature trees without having first obtained a permit.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
An appeal for preservation
A metal and stone horse sculpture, created by Bryon Tedrick and donated to the town by Susan Blake, was fittingly sited last year near the front of the Carriage House.Photo by Brandon Chew It's Atherton's only public park, and is often referred to as the town's crown jewel.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
Marin Independent Journal
Marin History Watch: 'Ability, honesty and integrity'
In June 1855, John William Atherton was shipwrecked on Florida's Amelia Island before continuing his seafaring adventures to Europe, the Mediterranean, the Black Sea and finally San Francisco in 1859.
Fri Jun 20, 2014
The Campbell Reporter
Norcal Crew boat claims national title
The NorCal Crew boys lightweight four won the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championship convincingly last weekend at Lake Natoma near Sacramento.
Thu Jun 19, 2014
Friday: Menlo Park police Special Olympics torch run
The annual Special Olympics of Northern California torch run in Menlo Park kicks off at 9 a.m. on Friday .
Tue Jun 17, 2014
Tara Donovan exhibit closes Pace Menlo Park pop-up gallery
Helen Bellaver of San Jose, left, and Rochelle Ford of Palo Alto examine a piece by artist Tara Donovan at the Pace Gallery in Menlo Park, Calif.