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WOODSIDE

Motorcyclist dies in Woodside crash

A motorcyclist was killed Saturday night, April 27, in a solo-vehicle accident on Highway 84 (La Honda Road) at Fox Hill...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by wes, on May 1, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 1720 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1754 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Second housing plan update takes shape

Menlo Park is deep into a housing plan update for the second time in as many years, this time to develop a framework for...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by Anonymous, on Nov 27, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 2215 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Musicians strive for a connected world — no high-tech needed

We live in a connected world. Or so the sloganeers tell us. But what standard do we apply when we speak of our connection...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2015
Last comment by pal, on Jul 23, 2015 at 4:33 pm | 1 comment | 1333 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may restrict pellet gun use

Pellet gun restrictions may be coming to Portola Valley in the aftermath of the Aug. 30 shooting death of a pet cat. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jesse, on Oct 26, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 3537 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating 100 years in Menlo Park

She remembers the days when cowboys rode down the El Camino Real in Menlo Park and recalls the excitement when the first...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on May 20, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1636 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Life is Pandemonium' on the M-A stage

Navigating the world of pre-adolescence is tough enough, but when you factor in all the stresses of competing in the "The...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Mar 21, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2138 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee' Duboc's priorities

Original post made by looking on on Sep. 18, 2011
Last comment by le mania, on Sep 18, 2011 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 1180 Views

FICTION

The story of Oscar (who was not a grouch)

Oscar padded across the field, his feet leaving tracks in the patches of dust and short grass, his ears alert to the noises...

Original post made by Joe on Mar. 31, 2012
Last comment by Joe, on Mar 31, 2012 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2112 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley posts 'affordable' housing info

The town of Portola Valley has posted a new page on its website with answers to questions about the town's housing policy,...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2012
Last comment by PV Resident, on Aug 13, 2012 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 1537 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Women's network helps low-income moms

The Women's Achievement Network and Development Alliance (WANDA), which aims to increase the economic self-sufficiency of...

Original post made on May. 6, 2014
Last comment by Kay, on May 6, 2014 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2004 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Major remodel to close town library for several months

The Woodside Library will close Saturday, Aug. 1, for six to nine months for a major remodel. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/17/woodside-major-rem...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2015
Last comment by Parking nightmare coming, on Jul 18, 2015 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 1607 Views

MOVIES

Filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman reflects on four decades of work

"It all started with LSD," says Menlo Park filmmaker Dorothy Fadiman, launching into the story of how she began her career...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2016
Last comment by Dorothy Fadiman, on Jan 27, 2016 at 6:36 pm | 1 comment | 225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developing open space: Should voters decide?

A broad coalition of environmental groups wants to qualify an initiative in Redwood City to require two-thirds of city voters...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Let The People Decide, on Mar 10, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Post-election: Waiting for other shoe to drop

And now we wait. The special May 19 election is over, with five of the six propositions defeated. Now that California officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Brittanicus, on May 20, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1758 Views

WOODSIDE

New parking restrictions for Woodside Road

No-parking signs will be going up along Woodside Road near Woodside Elementary School to increase safety and put an end to...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by Leslie Stepp, on Sep 29, 2009 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2260 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rail officials head for D.C. with survey

California High-Speed Rail Authority officials are traveling to the nation's capital this week to drum up federal support...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 29, 2010 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 1821 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: World Affairs Council in Atherton

Professor Abbas Milani, director of Iranian studies at Stanford University, will be the guest speaker at the kickoff event...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Sep 24, 2010 at 2:42 pm | 1 comment | 1449 Views

MENLO PARK

menlo park lectures and conversations @ m-a pac

I am starting a lecture series at the M-A PAC. I have a couple of models in mind, like *City Arts and Lectures* in San Francisco...

Original post made by Carin Pacifico on May. 15, 2011
Last comment by resident, on May 16, 2011 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1638 Views
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