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MOVIES

Students win Zider scholarships

Student-athletes Leah Hess at Pinewood School and Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park at St. Francis High School are the winners...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2014
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AROUND TOWN

Here are Frank’s Picks from Kepler's

This month's picks by Frank Sanchez, head book-buyer at Kepler's Books, include a collection of American protest literature,...

Original post made by Book Buyer on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by PageTurner, on Jan 17, 2007 at 10:03 pm | 3 comments | 2899 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 | 2899 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

Yule logs may have to go unburned this holiday weekend if cold, still weather conditions persist across the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 21, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 2899 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Good job on Portola Valley Town Center fundraising

The following letter by Bernard and Lorraine Bayuk was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: As...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Theft of Campaign Signs

Open Letter to the Community A few year ago I had a campaign sign stolen from my front yard and it angered me tremendously....

Original post made by Michael Schwab on Oct. 16, 2006
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MENLO PARK

All 6 MP candidates took money from the Big Developer

What a sorry state of affairs. The biggest MP developer has spread his money around so that when his project out in Bohannon...

Original post made by June Benito on Nov. 4, 2006
Last comment by PoliticalAnimal, on Nov 7, 2006 at 12:05 am | 3 comments | 2896 Views

WOODSIDE

Hundreds of books, CDs on sale at Woodside Library book sale Nov. 4

If you like bargains, the upcoming Woodside Library book sale is the place for you. On Saturday, Nov. 4, hundreds of gently...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Wow! Dow Closes Above 12,000

Market peak means party time. Menlo Park resident Doug McGee, a Senior Vice President at Wachovia Securities in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Doug McGee on Oct. 20, 2006
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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park School District Expansion- Idea Proposed

Since the school district is in the process of considering how to use bond money and increase school sizes- and it seems...

Original post made by Curious on Nov. 3, 2006
Last comment by Curious, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:39 pm | 2 comments | 2895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

If school goes, save Hillview murals

This letter by Cecelia Daye was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: It would be tragic if the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by hillview parent, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 2894 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Local artists create new gallery in Redwood City

Local artists now have a new place to showcase their work, Art on Broadway in Redwood City, and they've organized their first...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by avanderbilt, on Nov 6, 2007 at 9:28 pm | 1 comment | 2894 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Loss of heritage trees at Oak Knoll School

This summer, most likely mid- to late-June, six heritage trees at Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park will be destroyed. During...

Original post made by Carol Taggart on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by just wondering, on May 28, 2008 at 8:47 pm | 12 comments | 2893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Election 2008: It takes a village to spend school bond-measure funds

If voters approve Measure J on Feb. 5, thereby giving the high school district some $165 million to further improve its campuses...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2008
Last comment by John, on Jan 31, 2008 at 11:07 pm | 2 comments | 2892 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire board president Peter Ohtaki takes out papers for Menlo Park City Council race

Peter I. Ohtaki, a member of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board since 2007 and its current president, took out...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2010
Last comment by Just Wondering, on Jul 30, 2010 at 5:31 am | 51 comments | 2892 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Women arrested in Woodside purse, credit card theft

Two women have been arrested on charges of stealing a purse from a Woodside resident and using her credit card in a San Bruno...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Mai, on Oct 27, 2011 at 2:59 am | 3 comments | 2890 Views

ATHERTON

Smooth sailing on Valparaiso

Eastbound Valparaiso Avenue is still a bumpy mess, but on the westbound Atherton side of the street, it's smooth sailing....

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Apr. 6, 2007
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THE LOCAL DISH

Simple soup for wonderful tomatoes

I went a little crazy buying heirloom and dry-farmed tomatoes at the Farmer's Market a few weeks ago. Fortunately, I stumbled...

Original post made by Golden Apples on Sep. 21, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Police report: Atherton woman wakes to intruder in her bathroom

Crime reports from Atherton, Portola Valley and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/12/17/police-report-atherton-woman-wakes-to-intruder-in-he...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2013
Last comment by RW, on Dec 17, 2013 at 12:51 pm | 3 comments | 2888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Service Announces Holidays on a High Note & Jazzy Preview Party

On Monday, October 15th, 2007 from 9:30 AM-2:00 PM, flowers will help struggling Peninsula families when the Foothill Auxiliary...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Aug. 31, 2007
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Gourmet hot dogs, sausage food truck coming to the Peninsula
By Elena Kadvany | 5 comments | 2,555 views

Allowing Unauthorized Immigrants to Learn and Earn Legally Will Help the Economy
By Steve Levy | 29 comments | 2,030 views

All This Arguing . . .
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,233 views

Finding mentors in would-be bosses
By Jessica T | 0 comments | 1,217 views

Menlo Park's Youthful Future
By Paul Bendix | 5 comments | 1,194 views