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AROUND TOWN

Caltrans previews Willow Road interchange redesign

The Menlo Park Transportation Commission recently got a look at how Caltrans could redesign the U.S. 101 and Willow Road...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by Mary, on Mar 28, 2013 at 10:11 pm | 1 comment | 3821 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Nicholas Targ honored for environmental justice work

The American Bar Association has recognized Portola Valley resident Nicholas Targ, an attorney with the international law...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Open Space Supporter, on Aug 12, 2013 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1868 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Rancho Palos Verdes rescinds Widmer's city manager job offer

In the end, Bill Widmer didn't have to decide if he was going to resign from his seat on the Atherton City Council to take...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2014
Last comment by Interesting, on Dec 31, 2014 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 1806 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Holiday Fund: New health center serves thousands more

Gifts to the Almanac's Holiday Fund benefit the Ravenswood Family Health Center. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/12/01/holiday-fund-new-health-cent...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 1, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1934 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Going daffy

Nearly a million blooms highlight Filoli's 'Daffodil Daydreams' event. The cheery spring bloomers will be celebrated at Filoli...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2010
Last comment by Judith Wood, on Feb 19, 2010 at 2:35 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views

WOODSIDE

Report of mountain lion sighting near Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted Friday night (June 25) in an unincorporated area of San Mateo County, according to the Office...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Citiizen A, on Jun 29, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Vaulters take home honors

For the more clumsy, dance and gymnastics, even on a solid floor, is cause for embarrassment and, at times, injury. Combining...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 4292 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Too many regulations for profiability

We all know that, correct? It's a BRUTAL anti-business atmosphere. Conventional wisdom all says it, like President Obama...

Original post made by anonymous on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Nov 24, 2010 at 1:45 pm | 1 comment | 1806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Norm Colb to retire as head of Menlo School after two decades

Norm Colb, who for two decades has served as head of school at Menlo School in Atherton, will retire in June 2013, he announced...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Dec 14, 2011 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2464 Views

MENLO PARK

Village Stationers burglar sentenced

The two major players in the burglary of Menlo Park's Village Stationers spent the night of April 24 in two very different...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 30, 2012 at 7:53 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Arbitrage'

The "having it all" lifestyle of the CEO played by Richard Gere in "Arbitrage" may not be very relatable, but his nightmare...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Sep 19, 2012 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 8468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley launches radio station

A low-power AM radio station went on line recently in Portola Valley. The broadcast signal is intended for town-wide communications...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Officer receives Death Threat

The PADP Jen Nowell reported today that an Atherton Police Officer received an e-mail Death Threat last Wednesday night. The...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 1, 2015
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 6, 2015 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 435 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

See bats -- upside down and in high-tech

Enter the neo-gothic portal into the new bat exhibit at Coyote Point Museum in San Mateo and you see the world as a bat...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 9, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Feb 9, 2007 at 6:30 pm | 1 comment | 3280 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Former student finds fault with Woodside High story

As a former student, I am appalled by the portrayal of Woodside High School and public schools in general in the Jan. 2 issue...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2008
Last comment by Galen Rosenberg, on Jan 11, 2008 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 2681 Views

MENLO PARK

City responds to downtown plan concerns

In response to concerns raised about the potential release of the draft environmental impact report for the El Camino Real/downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2010
Last comment by Progress now!, on Nov 24, 2010 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 1444 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Ally Howe swims to gold medal in 100 backstroke

==B USA Junior Nationals:== A year ago, Sacred Heart Prep sophomore Ally Howe of Portola Valley was still working with her...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2011
Last comment by Hector Flamenco, on Aug 15, 2011 at 12:57 pm | 1 comment | 2460 Views

MENLO PARK

Green energy home wins award

Tavinder and Vivek Wadhwa have won Menlo Park's 2011 Environmental Quality Award, for their passive energy home, the city...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by , on Feb 29, 2012 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 4430 Views

MENLO PARK

Safety Tips

This is intended to be an ongoing journal of Safety Tips. Having just returned from New York, I can personally attest...

Original post made by Jim Lewis on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Dec 13, 2012 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 1293 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley: Ted Driscoll steps down after two decades on Town Council

Since its incorporation 50 years ago, Portola Valley has not lacked for volunteers who will give of their time to the civic...

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2014
Last comment by Edward C. Driscoll, Sr., on Jan 6, 2014 at 5:05 am | 1 comment | 2886 Views
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Ike's Place makes another go at Stanford; Palo Alto outpost stalls
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The gift of time
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Anger and Conflict
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