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Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1129 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mothers protest Facebook at nurse-in

Facebook got a lot of unexpected visitors at its offices around the world Feb. 6, including several dozen at Menlo Park headquarters....

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Kathy, on Feb 16, 2012 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 1129 Views

ATHERTON

Who's got my phone? There's an app for that

A 15-year-old Menlo-Atherton High School student is facing criminal charges over the alleged theft from a locker room of...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2012
Last comment by surprising, on Jun 10, 2012 at 1:51 am | 7 comments | 1129 Views

AROUND TOWN

'High-risk' sex offender back in custody

An accused sex offender on parole who escaped Friday morning from a mental health facility in unincorporated Redwood City...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 18, 2012 at 11:11 am | 1 comment | 1129 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Joe Whelan, developer of Portola Valley Ranch

The community of Portola Valley Ranch lost Joe Whelan over the weekend, the property developer who took the concept of living...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2013
Last comment by member, on Nov 6, 2013 at 7:54 pm | 1 comment | 1129 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Political maneuver kicks off celebratory meeting

While Menlo Park's City Council followed its order of succession in naming a mayor and vice mayor at its Dec. 1 meeting,...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2009
Last comment by Almanac Reader, on Dec 8, 2009 at 9:59 pm | 4 comments | 1128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is there a Gresham's Law for public opinion?

Wikipedia: "Gresham's law is commonly stated: "Bad money drives out good", but more accurately stated: "Bad money drives...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 5, 2010 at 5:43 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Squeezing the Gateway project

With their last-minute, misguided effort to grab a share in the profits of the Menlo Gateway development for the city, Menlo...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 16, 2010 at 6:56 am | 1 comment | 1128 Views

ATHERTON

Nobody for Atherton Town Council

My write in candidate will be none of the above. For two of the three seats up for grabs. There is one candidate, a...

Original post made by roving reporter on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by spitfire, on Oct 14, 2010 at 5:47 pm | 5 comments | 1128 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Man killed by Caltrain is identified

A 23-year-old man was struck and killed by a train at about 8:30 p.m. Thursday (July 7) near the Churchill Avenue crossing...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2011
Last comment by get some razor wire on the iron fence!, on Jul 8, 2011 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1128 Views

OTHER TOPICS

"The Kiss" to highlight WWII memories weekend

On Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 13 and 14, an event in San Jose will honor veterans of World War II, including a convoy of...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2011
Last comment by Mark, on Aug 18, 2011 at 11:40 am | 1 comment | 1128 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District listed as "Foundation donor" in Mission Hospice and Home Care 2011 annual report

Why does Mission Hospice and Home Care list the Sequoia Healthcare District as a $30,000 "Foundation Donor in it's 2011 annual...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1128 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district may take back O'Connor site to address soaring enrollment

In a move described as a "precautionary step," the Menlo Park City School District has sent the tenant of its former O'Connor...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2012
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 20, 2012 at 9:42 am | 1 comment | 1128 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley schools parcel tax passes

Semi-official results reported by the county elections office Tuesday night (May 7) show that Measure O, which renews the...

Original post made on May. 8, 2013
Last comment by Marie, on May 8, 2013 at 9:34 pm | 5 comments | 1128 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents brace for heavy storms

Power outages were reported this morning in the Menlo Park area as residents braced for heavy rains this week. Read the...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2010
Last comment by Ol' Homeboy, on Jan 20, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Candidates emerge for Ira Ruskin seat

The race for Ira Ruskin's California Assembly seat has begun, even though his term isn't up until 2010. San Mateo County...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2010
Last comment by John, on Mar 2, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1127 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sand Hill Road fire causes $100,000 in damage

A fire at the Classic Residence by Hyatt on Sand Hill Road temporarily displaced 80 residents early Sunday morning and caused...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1127 Views

MENLO PARK

With Menlo Park and Atherton aboard, suit against high-speed rail could be filed this week

Never one to be left behind when it comes to high-speed-rail advocacy, the city of Menlo Park is joining several other plaintiffs,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by fix local transit, on May 24, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 4 comments | 1127 Views

MENLO PARK

Daily Post: "Take the broom to city hall"

Today, the Daily Post, endorsed Ohtaki, Bernstein, and Keith. The Daily Post seems to have tapped into the anti-incumbent...

Original post made by Outside Looking In on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by serial voter, on Oct 6, 2010 at 11:42 pm | 11 comments | 1127 Views

MENLO PARK

Voter's Guide: Six vie for three seats on Menlo Park City Council

Four years ago, six candidates vied for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council, and this year is no different. But breaking...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2010
Last comment by Almanac Lover, on Oct 18, 2010 at 2:06 pm | 3 comments | 1127 Views
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