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MENLO PARK

Growing up with Ty Cobb

About 10 years ago Herschel Cobb and his daughter Madelyn were looking at a photo of her as a young child. Suddenly, she...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2014
Last comment by Jeff Taylor, on Jul 4, 2014 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 366 Views

OTHER TOPICS

July hikes, geocaching in open space preserves

For those seeking exercise in the great outdoors in July, the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District has lined up a number...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District , on Jul 11, 2014 at 10:20 am | 1 comment | 447 Views

MENLO PARK

Wise Impact report on Specific Plan released

Those willing to spend a few hours reading this 350 page report (cost the City about $430 per page), can entertain themselves. The...

Original post made by old timer on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by words and pictures and charts and stuff, on Jul 11, 2014 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 112 Views

MOVIES

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'

"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" is the latest in a series of modern Hollywood action reboots, which aim to transform a campy...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 12, 2014 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 976 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Coldest Antarctic June every recored at French Station

The French Antarctic Dumont d’Urville Station has recorded the coldest June ever since records have been kept....

Original post made by Brian S on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by the Earth is round, on Jul 13, 2014 at 9:45 am | 1 comment | 93 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Good move by Woodside commission on construction violations

Every so often city council members and planning commissioners are put in the uncomfortable position of trying to determine...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 13, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 310 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Initiative proponents note flaws in consultant's analysis

As several people have noted, there's something for everyone in a consultant's analysis of the specific plan initiative proposed...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2014
Last comment by Alisa Yaffa, on Jul 15, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 168 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Fencing setbacks debated

A passionate three-hour conversation about fence regulations? It happened in Independence Hall in Woodside before the Town...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Opposed, on Jul 17, 2014 at 9:27 am | 1 comment | 131 Views

WOODSIDE

Police calls: Woodside construction site burglarized for $18,900 in losses

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/07/17/police-calls-woodside-construction-site...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2014
Last comment by Linda, on Jul 17, 2014 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 901 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanac publisher commended

Tom Gibboney, center, who retired June 27 as editor and publisher of the Almanac, was commended by the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, on Jul 21, 2014 at 10:36 am | 1 comment | 525 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bunny of the week

If you are a rabbit fan or curious about bunnies, it doesn't get any better than this. The Peninsula Humane Society is currently...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 16 minutes ago | 1 comment | 18 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced

Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops, services and places to have fun in the Readers' Choice 2014 reader...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by randy albin, 7 minutes ago | 1 comment | 14 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton town barbecue Sunday in the park

The town's lovely Holbrook-Palmer Park is the site of the annual town barbecue, set for Sunday, Oct. 15, from 3 p.m. to 7...

Original post made by Andrea on Sep. 28, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3725 Views

WOODSIDE

"Day of the Horse" in Woodside Saturday

The Day of the Horse event is Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Woodside Town Hall. The event is free and...

Original post made by Andrea on Sep. 28, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5707 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Global warming

Salt Lake City has taken this issue quite seriously. The mayor has an aide whose sole job is to enlist support among citizens...

Original post made by David Boyce on Sep. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3143 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Press release: Rail safety bill signed into law

Assemblymember Rudy Bermúdez has issued the press release below regarding a new rail safety bill. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3426 Views

MENLO PARK

When will city repave Middle Avenue?

Does anyone know when the city is going to get around to repaving Middle Avenue? The potholes are getting deeper and deeper...

Original post made by Local reader on Sep. 30, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3237 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independent bookstores fight for survival

Last Saturday night (9/30/06) I saw the film "Indies Under Fire" at the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church theater in back of...

Original post made by JB on Oct. 1, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3347 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Town Square!

Residents of Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside, and other visitors to The Almanac Online: Here is your...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3566 Views

SPORTS

Live High School Sports on 89.1fm KCEA

2006 89.1fm KCEA FOOTBALL BROADCAST SCHEDULE Listen Live @ http://www.KCEA.org This Friday Night, the undefeated (4-0)...

Original post made by John Mylod on Oct. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3831 Views
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