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MENLO PARK

Winkler letter in almanac

This weeks Almanac had the following letter from ex-Mayor Winkler. high-speed rail vote Editor: This letter is about...

Original post made by good riddance on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by observer, on Sep 16, 2008 at 1:15 pm | 14 comments | 2552 Views

SPORTS

Guest opinion: Ref calls foul on beer and sports

I have been a soccer and baseball official for over 40 years and cannot fathom the logic put forth in your article last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by Mrs. Lovejoy, on Sep 15, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 2769 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ponying up to save Folger Stable

If work on the historic Folger Stable begins next spring, as anticipated, it will be the culmination of years of labor. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Frol, on Sep 15, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 2927 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Players can have a beer after the game

The drinking may continue, within limits. Portola Valley's adult sandlot athletes are free to enjoy a beer or a glass of...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Elle, on Sep 15, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 2141 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers Sept 14, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Anathem - Neal Stephenson 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 15, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prepare-for-Disaster Day set for Saturday

To help organizations, businesses and individuals improve their emergency plans, San Mateo County will hold its fourth annual...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chess for Fun at Atherton Library

Chess for Fun begins its ninth season at the Atherton Library on October 1st, 2008. These free one and a half hour sessions...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Sep. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2181 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Bike tunnel idea a waste of money

It is a shameful waste of the city of Menlo Park's money to pay a consultant $41,000 to study the feasibility and placement...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Same old rant, on Sep 11, 2008 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 2292 Views

WOODSIDE

Petition effort succeeds: Grass will grow on Woodside K-3 soccer field

The tempest over synthetic grass at Woodside School is apparently over. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4617...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Rick Cuevas, on Sep 11, 2008 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 2535 Views

MENLO PARK

Bayfront Park gets a new name

Bayfront Park is now "Bedwell Bayfront Park." The Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 on Sept. 9 to rename the 160-acre park...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Caron Rakich, on Sep 10, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1844 Views

AROUND TOWN

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...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Nick, on Sep 9, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 48 comments | 2602 Views

WOODSIDE

Robert Jamplis to serve as Navy pilot

Robert Prior Jamplis was commissioned as a lieutenant junior grade on Aug. 22 at the U.S. Naval Base in Jacksonville, Florida....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Woodside Friends, on Sep 9, 2008 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 2575 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Service Seeks Volunteers for Senior Peer Counseling

On October 10th from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, Family Service Agency of San Mateo County welcomes anyone interested in becoming a...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Sep. 9, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1921 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Groundbreaking: Environmental Volunteers to Restore Sea Scout House

Join Environmental Volunteers at 1 pm on Sunday, Sept 14, 2008 at the Palo Alto Baylands for a Groundbreaking Ceremony to...

Original post made by Carol Broadbent Fields on Sep. 9, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2014 Views

SPORTS

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...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Andy Creighton, on Sep 8, 2008 at 9:20 pm | 3 comments | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

Correction on date and time for talk on physics for future presidents

In the paper and online, The Almanac had incorrect information on the date and time of this event. Go to http://www.cafescipa.org/...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2008
Last comment by Richard, on Sep 8, 2008 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1983 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grass-fed Beef Demonstration at Bianchini's Market Today

Poll: Half of Americans Worry about Tainted Food Consumers Encouraged to Eat Safer and Healthier Grass-Fed Beef FREE...

Original post made by Cassie on Sep. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2250 Views

MENLO PARK

Dave Newhouse book recalls M-A High School class of 1956

<B>About the author Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4692 posted Wednesday, August...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2008
Last comment by Dennis Dorn, on Sep 7, 2008 at 7:13 pm | 1 comment | 1941 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saint Raymond 2008 back to school BBQ

On August 22nd, 2008, Saint Raymond School in Menlo Park celebrated its back to school BBQ to allow families to catch up...

Original post made by Nimpa Nunn on Sep. 7, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

To Your Health column: Naked and topless -- the un-burger trend

Long before The Counter came to Palo Alto, my burgers were naked and topless ó that is, bun-less. The Counter features an...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sandra Schlotter, on Sep 7, 2008 at 8:56 am | 4 comments | 2151 Views
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