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AROUND TOWN

Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 2147 Views

ATHERTON

Don Horsley, April Vargas in November runoff for county supervisor seat

Former San Mateo County sheriff Don Horsley and Coastside resident and businesswoman April Vargas will be on the November...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 10, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 2147 Views

ATHERTON

Town video taping of its citizens

It has come to my attention that the Town has video cameras and taping devices installed at locations where the Town staff...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Information Please, on Aug 26, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 17 comments | 2147 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Now departing: The year 2011

What happened in 2011? The better question might be: What didn't happen? ==B Photo:== Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg checks...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2011
Last comment by Carl, on Dec 29, 2011 at 7:19 am | 1 comment | 2146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bid4Kids - M-A Foundation Auction

The M-A Foundation online auction is now open. Bidding will close on Monday, April 15th. Take a look at the catalog at...

Original post made by Lucia Tedesco on Apr. 8, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2146 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report: High cost of youth gun violence

Gun violence in San Mateo County costs taxpayers an estimated $50 million each year, according to a report on youth and...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 30, 2011 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 2146 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Candidate filing period opens

The candidate filing period for the Nov. 3 election opens Monday, July 13, and closes Aug. 7. In Almanac towns, a total of...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2015
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jul 10, 2015 at 1:50 pm | 3 comments | 2146 Views

AROUND TOWN

Looking for a miracle

It was 2 a.m. on July 12 and her husband and two daughters were half a world away, visiting his parents in France, when Marisa...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2015
Last comment by Tina, on Aug 11, 2015 at 2:54 pm | 2 comments | 2146 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Public gets chance to learn about and comment on Menlo Park city labor negotiations

The Menlo Park City Council will hold a study session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 23, to give the public the opportunity to...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 23, 2013 at 7:55 pm | 5 comments | 2145 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Watch out for buses on the Grand Boulevard

At a recent Menlo Park City Council meeting, though residents protested the horrendous traffic impacts expected from Stanford's...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Dharma, on May 8, 2013 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 2145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed-rail ridership figures challenged

The agency charged with building California's controversial high-speed rail system is basing its ridership and revenue forecasts...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 6, 2010 at 11:34 am | 9 comments | 2145 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police calls: Diamond necklace reported stolen

Grand theft reports in Menlo Park, vandalism report in Portola Valley. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=9435...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Aug 9, 2011 at 1:35 pm | 3 comments | 2145 Views

AROUND TOWN

Traffic hampered firefighters responding to East Palo Alto house fire

This article was in the Palo Alto Weekly - it clearly deserves to be in the Almanc as well: "Traffic hampered firefighters...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 15, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 17, 2015 at 1:23 pm | 14 comments | 2145 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Community members remember Marion Softky

Marion Softky, an Almanac reporter for four decades, created a "remarkable legacy" for our area, says Portola Valley historian...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by DM, on Jan 11, 2012 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 2145 Views

FICTION

Portola Valley talk: 'A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage'

Jeff Chu, a former Time magazine staffer and the author of "Does Jesus Really Love Me?: A Gay Christian's Pilgrimage in Search...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2016
There are no comments yet. 2145 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: In favor of low density downtown

I have been a Menlo Park resident since 1998 and am a regular shopper and diner in the town. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8832...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2009
Last comment by Long time resident, on Nov 25, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 14 comments | 2144 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Violent video games: Yee may craft 'narrower' bill

The U.S. Supreme Court by a 7-2 vote Monday struck down a California law that banned the sale or rental of violent video...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 28, 2011 at 9:42 pm | 2 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Budget crisis top issue in supervisor's race

Among the big issues in the election for the District 1 county supervisor's seat are the county's budget crisis; under-funded...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2011
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Apr 15, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 8 comments | 2144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: 'Paint the Garden' workshop

Artist Kirsten Olson is conducting a one-day "Paint the Garden" workshop at Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2144 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park councilman to run for state Assembly

Menlo Park Councilman Peter Ohtaki has announced plans to run in 2016 for the District 24 California Assembly seat currently...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by Pay Attention, on Dec 22, 2015 at 10:47 am | 9 comments | 2143 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
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