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Guest opinion: Heavy rail not the solution for regional transit needs

Usually, I disagree with Henry Riggs. And usually I agree with the editorial positions of the Almanac. This time, it's the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2007
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 21, 2007 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 3353 Views


Carl Djerassi, 'Father of the Pill,' dies at 91

Carl Djerassi, 91, known as the father of the birth control pill and the founder of the Djerassi Resident Artists Program...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2015
Last comment by anonymous, on Feb 4, 2015 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 3353 Views


Should Menlo Park drop the new tax because of the $3.5 million budget surplus?

Menlo Park City Councilman John Boyle is pushing for a public discussion and re-evaluation of the city's plan to enact, in...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 21, 2007
Last comment by Ship of fools, on Jan 29, 2007 at 10:05 am | 11 comments | 3352 Views


Letter: Council should keep hands out of Bohannon's pockets

The Menlo Park City Council thinks that the Menlo Gateway project by David Bohannon should be put up for vote. Read the...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2010
Last comment by what if, on Jun 15, 2010 at 8:08 am | 58 comments | 3352 Views


Kepler's crowd wants some Mo (Willems)

Forget hip-hop concerts. For really difficult crowd-control jobs, try a busy bookstore crammed with dozens of squirrely little...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3352 Views


Bothun charge dismissed in court

The probation violation charge that resulted from the search of journalist Brian Bothun's Atherton home last October was...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Exonerated, on Jan 25, 2011 at 11:02 pm | 13 comments | 3351 Views


Atherton moves toward study of reducing lanes on El Camino

Atherton's City Council has asked firms to propose how they would study the effects of reducing El Camino Real in Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 23, 2014 at 10:00 am | 25 comments | 3351 Views


How delegates are chosen in California

The primary election is important, but the ultimate choice of which candidates will be nominated is in the hands of the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Barbara Lee, on Jan 18, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 3350 Views


Town of Portola Valley courts, baseball field and children's play yard at Town Hall closing April 17

The construction for the Town of Portola Valley New Town Center continues to gather momentum. The old buildings have been...

Original post made by Steven Willis on Mar. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3349 Views


Spare the Air restrictions continue tomorrow

A Bay Area wood-burning ban that continued into the New Year will remain in effect on Thursday, officials from the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 2, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 3348 Views


Atherton: Ex-official seeks $1 million from town

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is seeking $1 million in damages from the town for "malicious prosecution." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by michael stogner, on Oct 17, 2008 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 3348 Views


A Halloween story

They say Halloween is the most popular holiday for elementary-age children. As I trooped through a Woodside neighborhood...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2013
Last comment by Class 15, on Oct 30, 2013 at 8:30 am | 1 comment | 3346 Views


Atherton OKs settlement deal with developer

The Atherton City Council has approved a tentative agreement to settle a lawsuit with the development firm Pacific Peninsula...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2011
Last comment by Draper/ King neighbor, on Oct 17, 2011 at 5:25 am | 44 comments | 3346 Views


Menlo Park to review library, gym parking

The Library Commission's recent conclusion that about one third of drivers hoping to stop at either the main Menlo Park Library...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Raymond Mueller, on Feb 28, 2012 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 3345 Views


Deputy challenges incumbent sheriff in write-in campaign

Greg Munks ran unopposed for re-election as San Mateo County sheriff in 2010. This time around, while the ballot for the...

Original post made on May. 21, 2014
Last comment by Poster, on May 21, 2014 at 7:31 am | 1 comment | 3345 Views


Portola Valley's only gas station has new owner

Dieter Mees, a Porsche-trained mechanic and the former owner of Palo Alto German car repair specialist D & M Motors, is the...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Casper, on Feb 3, 2010 at 8:50 pm | 2 comments | 3343 Views


Cops prepare for new cell-phone driving laws

Local law enforcement agencies are gearing up to begin enforcing the "hands-free" cell phone laws that go into effect Tuesday,...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2008
Last comment by not laughing, on Jul 9, 2008 at 8:16 am | 35 comments | 3342 Views


Interim pastor aims to help revitalize church

Atheists have a philosophical belief in common with the Rev. Ama Zenya, the interim head of the congregation at the Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2015
Last comment by Lionheart, on Nov 19, 2015 at 3:23 pm | 2 comments | 3342 Views


No charges in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 3341 Views


Woodell's Complaint against Kiraly & Bernstein is Dismissed with Prejudice


Original post made by Clarence Darrow on May. 20, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 20, 2014 at 7:20 am | 4 comments | 3341 Views
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