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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 | 2311 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 | 2579 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 | 1866 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 | 2643 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 | 2603 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. 1945 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. 2033 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 | 2497 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 | 2004 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. 2275 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 | 1961 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. 2575 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 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 | 2175 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: What to do about charter schools

Before local high school officials and parents get too worked up about a recent petition for a new charter high school, they...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by kerry memole, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 2202 Views

MENLO PARK

Where Is The Police Station?

Where is the new Police Station in the Belle Haven Neighborhood? The City Council approved the construction of a new Police...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Electrified, on Sep 5, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 3 comments | 1971 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: More than chutzpah in recent letter

Chutzpah &#8212; (Yiddish) brazen imprudence, gall. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6789...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by way to go, NOT!, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 2005 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council on right track with high-speed rail lawsuit

Unlike Mickie Winkler, I applaud the "high-speed rail chutzpah" of the Menlo Park and Atherton councils for joining a lawsuit...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 5, 2008 at 12:27 am | 12 comments | 1937 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opponents of new charter school give Sequoia district board earful

Charter school opponents outnumbered advocates by about 15 to 1 last week at a sparsely attended public hearing on a petition...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Deborah Henken, on Sep 4, 2008 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 2789 Views

SPORTS

Vaulters place tops in national competition

Ali Divita, 19, of the Woodside Vaulters club won the gold-level championship at the U.S. Equestrian Federation/American...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Equestrienne, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 2417 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels dies after being struck by vehicle

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels, a former resident of Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park, died Aug. 30 of injuries after being...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by A friend, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 3002 Views
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