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FICTION

The search for bigfoot goes on

A prominent researcher in the search for Bigfoot works out of Menlo Park. My immediate question: why Menlo Park? I think...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:05 pm | 7 comments | 4089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers choose their favorite shops, services

Readers tell us where they go to eat, shop, be pampered, and get into shape. <b>Photo:</b> Will Marts, left, and Manuel Orta,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by skeptic, on Aug 28, 2008 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 2248 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Don't believe high-speed sales pitch

Sure, who wouldn't like to hop a train in San Francisco and step off about three hours later in Los Angeles, for the low...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Fredrick Schermer, on Aug 28, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 25 comments | 2454 Views

SPORTS

Two local vaulters place first and second in national competition

Usually, finishing second in a national championship competition is at least good enough to earn the title of best in state....

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by no name, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2488 Views

WOODSIDE

Cycling event benefits the intellectually impaired

"We should take care not to make the intellect our god," Albert Einstein once said. "It has, of course, powerful muscles,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Linda Brennenstuhl, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 2525 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Andy Cohen to seek re-election to City Council

Menlo Park Mayor Andy Cohen has announced his intent to run for a second term on the City Council. Mr. Cohen is the first...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Make Some Decisions, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 19 comments | 2436 Views

WOODSIDE

Miles Files: iPhone, iGroan

Hours waiting in line, more hours driving around in the car, drastic overpricing, and a final product with significant flaws....

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by jennifer jones, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2471 Views

AROUND TOWN

A landmark emerges on the M-A High campus

A $32 million, 32,000-square-foot performing arts center is under construction on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus....

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by pomp no matter what circumstance, on Aug 27, 2008 at 7:23 pm | 9 comments | 2215 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspicious of need for red light cameras

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: I want to echo the sentiments of...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
Last comment by City Hall Scammers, on Aug 27, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 10 comments | 3298 Views

SPORTS

CA SPIN "A" fastpitch softball, looking for Pitchers for Fall

California SPIN girls Fastpitch "A" ball is looking for experienced pitchers for its 12U, 14U, 16U teams for the Fall tournament...

Original post made by Matt on Aug. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2413 Views

MENLO PARK

Pedestrian robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood

Menlo Park police are looking for a man who reportedly robbed a pedestrian at gunpoint of his jewelry and money in the Willows...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Realist, on Aug 24, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 12 comments | 2169 Views

OTHER TOPICS

LOST PARAKEET?

A beautiful light-greenish yellow parakeet has been at my feeder since Sun., Aug. 17. It feeds several times a day, usually...

Original post made by Jeanne Gary on Aug. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2172 Views

SPORTS

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...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ted Zayner, on Aug 21, 2008 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2670 Views

SPORTS

Gymnastics on horseback: Elizabeth Osborn rated top female equestrian vaulter in U.S.

Elizabeth Osborn is the top woman in her sport in the United States &#8212; based on points earned in U.S. competitions &#8212;...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Aug 20, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 2656 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A healthy education

Teen health education does not begin and end in the classroom. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6723...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Aug 20, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2333 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Can cities stop a juggernaut?

It was a no-brainer for the Menlo Park and Atherton city councils to join a cost-free lawsuit challenging the route chosen...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 19, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2116 Views

SPORTS

M-A Freshmen win Gold and Bronze at US Championship in Orienteering

13 year old twins, Daniel and Philipp Kopisch returned from the 2008 US Championship in Orienteering with a gold and bronze...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 2949 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - August 17, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Moscow Rules - Daniel Silva 2. 19th Wife - David Ebershoff 3. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Aug. 19, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2005 Views

MENLO PARK

What happened today in Sharon Heights?

Why was the power down so long? News Helicopters too.... Anyone know?...

Original post made by jennifer on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by little green men, on Aug 18, 2008 at 3:51 pm | 2 comments | 1674 Views

AROUND TOWN

Restaurants may be forced to post nutrition info

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously moved forward to a second reading of an ordinance that would...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Anna, on Aug 18, 2008 at 10:15 am | 3 comments | 2054 Views
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