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Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place — a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 30, 2008 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 2567 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Town Square permit anonymous posters?

Having participated in a lot of discussion threads I am concerned about the negative impact of anonymous posters on the stated...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 46 comments | 2567 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Update: Cyclist dies after colliding with side of big rig

Accident investigators with the California Highway Patrol are puzzled as to how Los Altos Hills resident and bicyclist Lauren...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bikingfelix, on Nov 10, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 10 comments | 2567 Views

MENLO PARK

General plan, zoning need attention too

<I>The following guest opinion by Brielle Johnck was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>By Brielle...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2566 Views

SPORTS

Alpine FC Sting wins North vs. South Tournament

Congratulations to the Alpine FC Sting Girls U14 team for its success playing in soccer tournaments in August. The Alpine...

Original post made by NewsGuy on Sep. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2566 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lions: Deputies patrol trails

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has begun deploying deputies on off-road motorcycles on trails in the hills in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2566 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget cuts coming to high school district

The local impact of the state's budget crisis is beginning to get serious at local public high schools. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 18, 2011 at 3:56 pm | 15 comments | 2566 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Trains are not the answer to our transit needs

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4509...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 5, 2007 at 4:41 pm | 3 comments | 2565 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Tough choice on grade separations

It is difficult to imagine a more difficult decision for Menlo Park and Atherton than deciding what to do about grade separations...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 10 comments | 2565 Views

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Local A Cappella group finalist in CBS contest

According to an e-mail I received this afternoon (and their http://www.hook-slide.com ), Hookslide, a Menlo Park-based A...

Original post made by fabravo on Dec. 14, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Carpenter to recuse himself from computer votes

Peter Carpenter, a member of the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has decided, "in an abundance...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by tolerant, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:41 am | 37 comments | 2564 Views

MENLO PARK

New plan proposed for Derry project

It's taken a while, but the developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project and the Menlo Park residents group that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 2562 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Joe Biden goes offscript on Memorial Day speech to surviving familes

Off script. In front of cameras and 2,000 people. Memorial Day weekend talk to the T.A.P.S. event (Tragedy Assistance for...

Original post made by Mdnltfp (abrev) on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by aptmt, on May 28, 2012 at 4:47 pm | 7 comments | 2562 Views

ATHERTON

Summer Reading Program for children and teens

The annual summer reading program begins at the Atherton Library June 1st, and runs through August. This year's reading program...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on May. 15, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Inspiration begins at home

Although 30-year-old textile designer Yaling Hou has lived in Menlo Park for only a year, the city's natural beauty has become...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Editor, on Jul 11, 2007 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2561 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail: VanArk response to Simitian/Eshoo/Gordon plan: “Take your plan and shove it”

High Speed Rail: VanArk response to the Simitian/Eshoo/Gordon plan:: “Take your plan and shove it.” On Monday (4-18-2011),...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 23, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 27, 2011 at 7:23 am | 30 comments | 2561 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2561 Views

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Three Artitst Open Studio- May 19-20, 2007

OPEN STUDIO 2007 Three local artist, Marcia Enns, Kim Holl and Alice Weil, will be showing their work, original plein...

Original post made by Alice Weil on May. 15, 2007
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WOODSIDE-BASED INSTRUCTOR WINS BRONZE, GOLD IN PAN AM GAMES

WOODSIDE-BASED INSTRUCTOR WINS BRONZE, GOLD IN PAN AM GAMES For Immediate Release Contact: Lisa Krieger, 650-793-0720,...

Original post made by Lisa M. Krieger on Jul. 27, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Facing the challenge of rising tides

Getting your arms around global warming is not easy. The more we learn about the energy-guzzling sins of our past, the more...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:35 am | 6 comments | 2560 Views
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September food and drink goings on
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College Freshmen: Avoiding the Pitfalls
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,292 views

Camp Glamp
By Laura Stec | 8 comments | 1,155 views

Council election, and then some.
By Stuart Soffer | 6 comments | 490 views

Those Constantly Pulling the Race Card
By Martin Lamarque | 0 comments | 54 views