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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside-Carlmont Robotics Team in Local Competition

The Woodside Carlmont High Schools Robotic Team won the “Delphi Driving Tomorrow's Technology Award" at the Davis Regional...

Original post made by Karen Rago on Mar. 16, 2007
Last comment by Karen Rago, on Mar 17, 2007 at 9:32 am | 1 comment | 3866 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside: 'Pig scramble' faces local opposition

A tradition at the Woodside July Fourth Junior Rodeo is under fire. A local veterinarian and former humane society medical...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by Rene Rowland, on Jul 1, 2016 at 6:42 pm | 23 comments | 3866 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SLAC contributes to Nobel Prize in chemistry

<b>NOTE: This report is from Kelen Tuttle of the Stanford News Service.</b> Roger D. Kornberg, who won this year's Nobel...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 5, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3866 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

The Red Xs

The Red Xs “In wilderness is the preservation of the World” * Henry David Thoreau First, let me state...

Original post made by Roger G. Novesky on Apr. 30, 2007
Last comment by Steve Toben, on May 2, 2007 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 3866 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside firefighter dies at 71

John Clifford "Cliff" Andrews, a firefighter with the Woodside Fire Protection District for 33 years, died Oct. 12. He was...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 3, 2007 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 3866 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Four reach Eagle Scout status

Four scouts with Menlo Park Boy Scouts of America Troop 109 recently achieved Eagle Scout status. Read the full story here...

Original post made on May. 22, 2014
Last comment by Lily, on Jun 6, 2014 at 1:38 pm | 2 comments | 3865 Views

MENLO PARK

Hazardous waste drop off

Residents of Menlo Park, Atherton, Woodside and Portola Valley can take hazardous waste to a Menlo Park location on Saturday,...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Oct. 4, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

FAA invites comment from residents under flight paths

A strong turnout from Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside is expected at the workshop hosted by the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 6 comments | 3863 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins state-wide awards

The Almanac won eight awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, including first-place awards for...

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Come on, on May 13, 2014 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 3862 Views

ATHERTON

monster homes on postage stamp lots

There has been a call for Elizabeth Lewis to explain how she got away with buildig a 6,000 square foot home on an 18,000...

Original post made by sly dog on Apr. 29, 2010
Last comment by puritan, on May 4, 2010 at 12:16 pm | 19 comments | 3862 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Landscape consultant: Don't replant now

With drought becoming a way of life, residents thinking of the summer ahead and possibly replacing their landscaping now...

Original post made on May. 4, 2015
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 4, 2015 at 11:58 pm | 1 comment | 3862 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Unhappy with PUC handling of chloramine health issues

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: Thank you for the Dec. 27 article...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3859 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 3857 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Founder of Patagonia Inc. to discuss environmental sustainability at Oct. 23 lecture

<b>This report is from Stanford University.</b> Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia Inc., will deliver the 2006-07...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
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OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House hosts Insurance Industry Volunteers

Volunteers from ABD Insurance Services in Redwood City engaged with Peninsula Volunteers Rosener House Adult Day program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Oct. 23, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Woman struck and killed on Caltrain tracks

A woman was struck and killed by a train at Caltrain's Redwood City station this morning, an agency spokeswoman said. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Ally, on Jan 31, 2014 at 4:06 pm | 3 comments | 3855 Views

MENLO PARK

Obituaries

<I>Note: Obituaries are based on information provided by families and mortuaries.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6690...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by BW, on May 19, 2013 at 2:38 pm | 4 comments | 3854 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo street festival: If you liked it or not, chamber wants to hear

The management of the Connoisseurs' Marketplace, Menlo Park's recent annual midsummer art and wine festival, would like...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2015
Last comment by Not Worth It!, on Oct 31, 2015 at 11:13 am | 24 comments | 3854 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should a new Hillview Middle School be built, and the old one torn down?

Please post your comments below. The school board of the Menlo Park City School District plans to meet Tuesday, March...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Mar 8, 2007 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 3854 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Fire and the Santa Clara County Grand Jury Report

Some excerpts from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury report regarding Fire Services. With Menlo Fire's bloated budget,...

Original post made by Roy Desoto on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:34 am | 21 comments | 3851 Views
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