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PORTOLA VALLEY

Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 2747 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest Opinion: Stray cat the best deal in town

By John Schulte Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5914 posted Wednesday, March 26,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by Don, on Mar 26, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2185 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Author responds to critique of high-speed rail

The three rail-related letters published last week show that the authors haven't done their homework. We should keep them...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 26, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 17 comments | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lowest Gasoline Price: Can You Beat This?

With gas prices approaching or exceeding $4.00 per gallon, and expected to go higher this summer, it behoves us to find the...

Original post made by Price Sensitive on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Out Smart Them, on Mar 26, 2008 at 11:04 am | 5 comments | 2268 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JOIN MENLO-ATHERTON H.S. SUPPORT "AMERICA'S PASTIME"

On Saturday, April 26th, join the Bears on Bettencourt Field for one of Menllo-Atherton High School's newest and fastest...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Mar. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2298 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A BEARS WORK HARD TO TAKE CARE OF ONE OF OUR OWN

Once a Bear, ALWAYS a Bear!!! One of our graduates from the Class of 2007, Sergio Zamora, is battling skin cancer and, as...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Mar. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2305 Views

MENLO PARK

General Motors' auto mall plan in Menlo Park is stalled

General Motors' plans to build a Menlo Park auto mall have been put on hold. A GM spokesperson said the automaker is still...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by give me a break, on Mar 21, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 2432 Views

FICTION

Former MP city manager ousted from manager post in Scottsdale

Jan Dolan, Menlo Park's city manager from 1990 to 2000, has been ousted from her post as city manager in Scottsdale, Arizona,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 20, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 5339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sudden Oak Death

Last year it was the tanoaks; this year it's the live oaks. Oak trees are dying by the dozens in the woods of Woodside, Portola...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Agrifos, on Mar 20, 2008 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2523 Views

MENLO PARK

Examiner Peninsuala, stop "free" SF Examiner paper

The free "Examiner Peninsula" edition of the San Francisco Examiner keeps getting delivered to our West Menlo Park address,...

Original post made by Ebara on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by ebara, on Mar 20, 2008 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 2413 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Daffodils by the thousands

About 14,000 daffodils live on Village Hill in Woodside, having been planted there by the Woodside Landscape Committee, and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by wild flower, on Mar 18, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2190 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domestic worker sues Atherton couple for wages, allegedly illegal practices

A 69-year-old housekeeper has filed a federal lawsuit against an Atherton couple, charging them with illegal employment practices...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Aghast, on Mar 18, 2008 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2607 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries

These obituaries are based on information provided by families and funeral homes. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5765...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2008
Last comment by Beth Blote, on Mar 17, 2008 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 2337 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's weekly best sellers - March 16, 2008

Hardcover Fiction Mudbound, Hillary Jordan Appeal, John Grisham People Of The Book, Geraldine Brooks Lush...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2175 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Burt Brent creates ears and animals

Anyone who has taken children — or been a child — at the San Francisco Zoo lately has likely delighted in watching...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ina, on Mar 17, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2816 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Currant bistro opens at Allied Arts

The Red Currant bistro is open for business at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. The proprietors are Nir and Ayellet Perry,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 17, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 4234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident causes huge gusher in Menlo Park

Jim Lewis submitted this photo (taken by Todd Temple of Menlo Park) to The Almanac. Mr. Lewis said an accident Monday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Darin Duncan - Cal Water, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2642 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: New vision is welcome for El Camino

Menlo Park officials who are making a major effort to get the public involved in a plan to spiff up El Camino Real, the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 11 comments | 2151 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Menlo Park city manager Michael Bedwell dies at 77

Michael Allan Bedwell, Menlo Park city manager from 1964 to 1991, died March 9 after a fight with heart and lung problems,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2168 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Local Resident Reflects on Kenyan Experience

On the walls of the Konditorei café in Portola Valley, there are pictures of another world. Women completing their daily...

Original post made by Brielle Schaeffer on Mar. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2689 Views
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