Letter: Haste and waste in downtown planning
Before he criticizes the pace of Menlo Park City Council action on the El Camino Real visioning effort, Rick Ciardella should pay heed to the well-established maxim that haste...
Big high-speed rail meeting in Menlo Park
California High Speed Rail Authority board member Rod Diridon is among the expected speakers at a Sept. 9 study session in Menlo Park devoted to plans to connect Northern and...
Kepler's Best Sellers - August 31, 2008
1. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
2. Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wroblewski
3. Little Brother - Cory Doctorow
Winkler letter in almanac
This weeks Almanac had the following letter from ex-Mayor Winkler.
high-speed rail vote
This letter is about high-speed
rail chutzpah, not about the
merits of h...
Hearings set on EIR for Clos de la Tech Winery
Clos de la Tech, the vineyard west of Skyline Boulevard where T.J. Rodgers, CEO of Cypress Semiconductor, wants to build a winery to produce pinot noir, is entering a new phas...
Amici's to move to Menlo Park
Menlo Park is getting a new pizzeria.
Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6745 posted Wednesday, August 27, 2008, 12:00 AM
Readers choose their favorite shops, services
Readers tell us where they go to eat, shop, be pampered, and get into shape. Photo: Will Marts, left, and Manuel Orta, personal trainers at AXIS Performance Center in M...
Miles Files: iPhone, iGroan
Hours waiting in line, more hours driving around in the car, drastic overpricing, and a final product with significant flaws. ... I was not trying to get a malaria vaccine, bu...
Where Is The Police Station?
Where is the new Police Station in the Belle Haven Neighborhood?
The City Council approved the construction of a new Police Station in the Belle Haven neighborhood quite a ...
Note: Obituaries are based on information provided by families and mortuaries.
Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6690 posted W...
The Almanac makes push for delivery by mail
In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, The Almanac is beginning a campaign to return the paper to mail delivery. An...
A beautiful light-greenish yellow parakeet has been at my feeder since Sun., Aug. 17. It feeds several times a day, usually early AM. mid-morning, then again late afternoon. ...
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 the full story here http://www.almanacn...
M-A fan clubs win laurels, some brickbats
When one thinks of college sports, what often comes to mind is the passion of the fans. Such passion has led to clubs of diehard fans such as the Cameron Crazies of Duke Unive...