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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
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THE LOCAL DISH

What the Board of Supes race is really all about

To find out click here http://www.mpimaps.com/nggallery/page-270/image/1511/ If Ms. Keith wins the Board of Supes race...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Mar. 1, 2012
Last comment by Minutes, on Mar 5, 2012 at 11:09 pm | 6 comments | 4005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 14, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 15 comments | 4005 Views

ATHERTON

Coach Ben Parks named to sports hall of fame

Another honor is ahead for Ben Parks, a former football and wrestling coach at Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, an...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2011
Last comment by Tim Sullivan, on Aug 22, 2011 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 4003 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for Habitat project appear dead

After hearing repeated, vociferous opposition from Belle Haven residents over plans for a Habitat for Humanity housing project,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jimmy C., on Sep 17, 2009 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 4000 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal School volunteers sued by coach

A conflict that originated on the Encinal School basketball court appears headed for a court of law after a father who was...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by A student at Hillview, on Feb 16, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 21 comments | 4000 Views

MENLO PARK

Attorney died of 'accidental asphyxiation'

An autopsy has revealed that Menlo Park attorney Daniel J. Weiser, 48, died of accidental asphyxiation by hanging, San Mateo...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2007
Last comment by cindy tamayo, on Oct 17, 2007 at 11:49 am | 7 comments | 3992 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District Pension Plan unfunded liability

In this age of overextended retirement benefits, the Sequoia Healthcare District pension plan goes unnoticed. Fact is, CHW...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jan. 9, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 7, 2014 at 2:23 pm | 4 comments | 3990 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 3988 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fails to report Serious Incident for 22 days. Why?

August 24, 2012 8:25AM a northbound train was stopped at 590 Bubuque Ave S.S.F. letting passengers off and on. At the same...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 22 comments | 3986 Views

MENLO PARK

The real reason behind red light cameras

Editor: The decision by the Menlo Park City Council to install red-light cameras is motivated by greed, not public safety. I...

Original post made by Claude Leglise on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by new guy, on Dec 13, 2006 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 3984 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley driver charged with felony DUI

Carter Madsen Boyce, 19, of Portola Valley has been charged with felony drunken driving in a July 30 incident in which he...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2011
Last comment by albo, on Aug 17, 2011 at 10:57 pm | 64 comments | 3984 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almanac editorial: Thomsen, Ferrando for high school board

<I>This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> With the seats of retiring members Sally...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 3981 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Police officer in lawsuit identified

When a Menlo Park resident filed a lawsuit that alleged illegal stops, searches and harassment and named three police officers,...

Original post made on Dec. 29, 2013
Last comment by reader between the lines, on Dec 29, 2013 at 6:27 pm | 2 comments | 3979 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Court needs chance to overturn Citizens United

On June 14, the United States Supreme Court will have its first opportunity to revisit the infamous Citizens United decision,...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Jun 16, 2012 at 8:21 pm | 25 comments | 3977 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton works to reduce pedestrian risks on El Camino Real

Atherton has been working with Caltrans on ways to make El Camino Real safer for at least 18 months, since a September 2012...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2014
Last comment by matt from the block, on Aug 9, 2014 at 1:27 pm | 22 comments | 3974 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

La Honda Winery vintner offers sampling of wine from grapes grown in Peninsula's backyard

Anyone who thinks of winemakers and wine aficionados as pretentiously, overbearingly serious really should meet Ken Wornick. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by STEVE Haynes, on Dec 7, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 5 comments | 3973 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Routine food at new hamburger joint

In an echo of the bland and character-less stainless steel equipment behind the counter at Jeffrey's Hamburgers, the food...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 3967 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Cyclist seeks to heal rifts with drivers

It's so easy to elicit sighs of exasperation from officials in towns such as Woodside and Portola Valley and the law enforcement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cyclone, on Jun 15, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 23 comments | 3967 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Covering the community for 40 years

Marion Softky has kept Almanac readers informed about interesting people, environmental issues, and local government for...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marion Softky, on Aug 10, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 2 comments | 3963 Views
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