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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley loses an icon

A new Wednesday morning routine has settled in at Portola Valley Hardware at the corner of Alpine and Portola roads: the...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
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MENLO PARK

Political maneuver kicks off celebratory meeting

Under pressure from council majority, Menlo Park councilman bows out of contention for regional post. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Speaking of Simone de Beauvoir

When Yolanda Astarita Patterson was an undergrad at Smith College majoring in French, there wasn't much debate over who should...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Dec 9, 2009 at 3:15 pm | 2 comments | 1399 Views

WOODSIDE

Friend will remember Ryan Ferrari for his honesty and reliability

One of Ryan Ferrari's particular talents was his deft handling of a paintball gun on weekends out behind his Woodside home....

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Dec 9, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 6 comments | 3167 Views

WOODSIDE

Creating a Happy Body

"Think of your body as the piano. You are the pianist — we are the tuners." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8969...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2009
Last comment by George Lukacs, on Dec 9, 2009 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 1768 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Apology due from Almanac Editorial Staff

My Grandson Ryan Ferrari,21, was killed in an auto accident on Saturday 28th Nov 09, on a road in Woodside Hills. His funeral...

Original post made by Ray McIntyre on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by Agreed, on Dec 9, 2009 at 12:02 am | 1 comment | 1425 Views

MENLO PARK

Bad Judgment by Outgoing Mayor

I was invited to attend a reception in the city council chambers this evening to welcome in the new Mayor Rich Cline. I...

Original post made by Council Watcher on Dec. 1, 2009
Last comment by not betting, but..., on Dec 8, 2009 at 11:06 pm | 63 comments | 3249 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Political maneuver kicks off celebratory meeting

While Menlo Park's City Council followed its order of succession in naming a mayor and vice mayor at its Dec. 1 meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Almanac Reader, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 1153 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council meeting cancelled

A special Atherton City Council meeting set for 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 8, has been cancelled due to scheduling conflicts,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Thelma, on Dec 8, 2009 at 7:42 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail slow down: Report rejected

The California High-Speed Rail Authority board Thursday (Dec. 3) rescinded its approval of an environmental impact report...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Dan Dippery, on Dec 8, 2009 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1336 Views

MENLO PARK

Early morning fire hits commercial laundry

Fire investigators are looking for possible causes of an early morning fire in a couple of tubs used to store mops at a commercial...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by A Resident, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo opposes Afghan troop surge

Calling Afghanistan "the graveyard of nations," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, announced Wednesday her opposition to President...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2009
Last comment by Alan Rockman, on Dec 8, 2009 at 2:34 pm | 12 comments | 1743 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public relations complications for high-speed rail

Public relations complications for high-speed rail, and a Menlo Park native made it big in Hollywood. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 8, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 5 comments | 2934 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears Varsity Basketball wins thriller against Sacred Heart Prep 60 - 52

Senior point guard Jeff Keller and senior forward Nils Gilbertson combined for 46 points as the Menlo-Atherton (1-1) Boys...

Original post made by calfan on Dec. 8, 2009
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THE LOCAL DISH

Mexican Cooking Program at Atherton Library

New York native, Nicole Salgado will be demonstrating recipes from her cookbook, "Bajio's Bounty" at the library on Sunday,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by respect and consideration, on Dec 8, 2009 at 12:32 pm | 1 comment | 2313 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Musical storytime will be held on Thursday, December 10th at 4 PM for all ages. This is the last musical storytime of the...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
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ATHERTON

Friends of the Library open house

The Friends of the Atherton Library will host their annual holiday open house at the library on Wednesday, December 9th,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Financial Workshop at Atherton Library

"Fiscally Fit" workshop to be held Wednesday, December 9 at 7 PM. This workshop will cover basic financial principles, wealth...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Puppet Show at Atherton Library

Nick Barone Puppets will present "Holiday Treats" puppet show at the library on Monday, December 14th at 4 PM. For ages 3...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
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MOVIES

Movie Night at Atherton Library

The library will host a family holiday movie night on Friday, December 11 at 7 PM. The film will be "Muppet Christmas Carol"...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Dec. 8, 2009
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