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Caltrain fare increases, cut in service likely

Caltrain riders are facing the possibility of a fee hike, a new fee for bringing a bicycle on board, and the elimination...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on May 15, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1609 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 2618 Views

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Towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Yolanda, on May 15, 2009 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 1845 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala says town owes contractors fee refunds

An e-mail sent out by Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala urging builders to see if the town overcharged for their business...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on May 15, 2009 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2165 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts council

The article Commission chair blasts council in the May 6th, Almanac,page 10, has the statement "They (referring...

Original post made by morris Brown on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Patti Fry, on May 13, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 1986 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Rail tunnel fantasy should be discarded

Peninsula leaders need to give up their fantasy of a 30-mile tunnel for high-speed rail. This proposal is extremely fiscally...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 13, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1901 Views

MENLO PARK

Photographer wins Global Health Council contest

Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman has won this year's photography contest held by the Global Health Council, an alliance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Avi, on May 13, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1459 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-graders score high in Tech Museum challenge

A team of 5th graders from Encinal School won second place for overall solution in their age group at the Tech Museum of...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Daniel C., on May 12, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

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Local towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on May 12, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 1807 Views

AROUND TOWN

At Kepler's

Stephanie Cota of Menlo Park and Andreas Ramos of Palo Alto will talk at Kepler's bookstore on Wednesday, May 14, on their...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bob P, on May 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 1429 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 10, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander McCall Smith 2 First Family - David Baldacci 3 Language...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1496 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts' 'Flavors of the Garden' Saturday

"Flavors of the Garden," a day of food and wine tasting, music, entertainment, and children's activities, will be held from...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Seeing Red, on May 11, 2009 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newspapers Commit Suicide

Friday morning the San Francisco Chronicle fired 30 people, without notice. Now the San Diego Union-Tribune is getting rid...

Original post made by Steve Frank on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by also jaded, on May 11, 2009 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 1472 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts council

On April 14, with more than one of the night owls in the council chambers rubbing her eyes as the hour hand of the clock...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 9, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman dragged out of council meeting by police

A roomful of spectators looked on as police officers dragged a longtime Menlo Park resident out of the council chambers at...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by noblesse, on May 8, 2009 at 10:26 pm | 32 comments | 2179 Views

MENLO PARK

New phone number for The Almanac newsroom

The Almanac newsroom has a new phone number: (650) 854-2690. Please update your records and use this number only to reach...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1427 Views

MENLO PARK

Nak's Market: Going strong at 40

For a refreshing change from serve-yourself, warehouse-sized stores, stop by for a friendly visit at Nak's Market, 1151 Chestnut...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Vera, on May 8, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 1448 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest directors plan to sue Sequoia district

A court battle appears likely if, as expected, the directors of Everest Public High School, a new charter school that plans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 8, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1803 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: League of Women Voters says 'no' on key propositions

The League of Women Voters does not concur with The Almanac's recommendations on the May 19 ballot measures, although we...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Democratica, on May 8, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 4 comments | 1687 Views

AROUND TOWN

French wine and cheese tasting Friday

French wines and cheeses will be paired at a tasting event on Friday, May 8, at GC's Tasting Cafe & Specialty Market in downtown...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Christian, on May 8, 2009 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1504 Views
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