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ATHERTON

Town overcharged building fees; builders may be entitled to refunds

Anyone building a home in Atherton who got permits before December 2006 might want to get out a calculator and give the building...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by curious, on Jun 25, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 1 comment | 2258 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: High-speed rail's hidden partnership

In past discussions about high-speed rail, I've talked about various "elephants in the room," by which I mean highly obvious...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Clem, on Jun 25, 2009 at 8:55 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres Trial

The trial of Dr. William Ayres has been going on for the last several weeks now. Recently one victim who used to live in...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1623 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Star-gazing event tonight in Portola Valley

In tonight's deeper darkness in Portola Valley, people will gather near a soccer field at Town Center to gaze through telescopes...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by dave, on Jun 26, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 1 comment | 2689 Views

MENLO PARK

Age is just a number

As Little House turns 60, the country's first suburban senior center is trying to cater to a more active senior population...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by huh?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1618 Views

SPORTS

Partners team wins Little League championship

The Partners team of the Alpine-West Menlo Little League Majors Division faced as formidable a challenge as it had all season...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by matt johnston, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2610 Views

OTHER TOPICS

U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Melody, on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 1713 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Nancy Gilliland performs at Marqs in Menlo

Vocalist and pianist Nancy Gilliland performs tonight (June 30) at 6 p.m. at Marqs in Menlo, 1143 Crane St. in Menlo Park....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greta, on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 3367 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Finding the gold in Chilean wine country

Local woman and her family transform their great-grandfather's Chilean cattle ranch into vineyards, and make their mark in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Decker, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3909 Views

MENLO PARK

City official resigns post

Barbara Santos George, director of Menlo Park's community services department, has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4320...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Librarian, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1764 Views

SPORTS

Documentary salutes Pete McCloskey

Filmmaker Rob Caughlan spent eight years trying to pack an account of the life and career of Pete McCloskey into his allotted...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by John C. Chendo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:48 am | 1 comment | 4307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chili's in Menlo Park closing this week

The Chili's restaurant in Menlo Park is closing this week, a spokeswoman has confirmed. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8262...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bobby Flayed, on Jul 8, 2009 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1596 Views

MENLO PARK

Construction under way at Menlo Park VA

The Menlo Park VA expects to complete several construction and renovation projects by the end of the year, aimed at expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 8, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2097 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local woman named among top 100 financial advisers

Barron's magazine named financial adviser Hilary Giles of Portola Valley to the 2009 list of the top 100 financial advisers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by William Hogarth, on Jul 9, 2009 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 1907 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A grad on a Latin American mission

Jessica Parlanti is on a mission. She is hoping to raise $20,000 to fund a program to improve the lives of Afro-Ecuadorians...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Melanie Case, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1730 Views

SPORTS

Free to the public: docent-led outdoor activities

Docents for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District have scheduled free outdoor activities in July, all taking place...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Tom Davids, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 2036 Views

AROUND TOWN

Target Family Days - Fun Family Event - This Sunday 7/12!

Target Family Days, generously sponsored by Target Stores, will attract kids and adults of all ages one Sunday per month,...

Original post made by RWC EVENTS on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by RWC EVENTS, on Jul 10, 2009 at 6:02 pm | 1 comment | 1896 Views

AROUND TOWN

Take Caltrain to Connoisseurs' Marketplace

Caltrain is urging people to go green this weekend and take the train to the "eco-friendly" 23rd annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace,...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sarah, on Jul 14, 2009 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 1511 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grand jury trashes waste-contract process

The four-year-long search for new garbage contractors got a vote of no-confidence from a San Mateo County civil grand jury...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by W. Huizenga, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:59 pm | 1 comment | 1711 Views

AROUND TOWN

Perspectives on family photography, from a professional

<I>This story was submitted by Paul Tedrick of Woodside, who was recently named Environmental Portrait Photographer of the...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bobbi Fagone, on Jul 15, 2009 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1681 Views
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