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AROUND TOWN

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 | 4207 Views

SPORTS

M-A rolls over Aragon, into CCS football finals

The Menlo-Atherton football team is at the doorstep of perhaps its second Central Coast Section championship since 2002....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 4205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Homer Field at Willie Mays Ballpark opens in Atherton

A crowd gathered in Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park on Saturday, May 9, to celebrate the official opening of the new Little...

Original post made on May. 11, 2015
Last comment by Thank you!, on May 11, 2015 at 12:50 pm | 2 comments | 4204 Views

WOODSIDE

Peter Mason chosen as mayor of Woodside

Woodside Councilman Peter Mason will be handling the mayor's gavel for the next 12 months at Town Council meetings. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2009
Last comment by OLRA Neighbor, on Jan 9, 2009 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 4204 Views

MENLO PARK

What's your ideal Derry project?

As members of Menlo Park Tomorrow and the O'Brien Group try and negotiate a new Derry project, I'm curious to hear what others...

Original post made by DerryAir on Dec. 21, 2006
Last comment by AlsoBaffled, on Dec 22, 2006 at 5:20 pm | 3 comments | 4203 Views

SPORTS

Directors of the Boards

After going undefeated in Burgess League Basketball with a perfect 8 – 0 record, the 7th Grade La Entrada Boys Basketball...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Mar. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computer pioneer Doug Engelbart of Atherton dies at 88

The fellowship of high-technology pioneers lost another giant Tuesday with the death of Atherton resident Douglas Engelbart....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jul 5, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 4203 Views

ATHERTON

Kids' Earth art contest

Atherton is hosting an enviromental art contest for kids in kindergarten through grade 8. Entries must be submitted by April...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Apr. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4203 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council agrees to plastic-bag ban

The Portola Valley Town Council unanimously agreed on Wednesday to prohibit retailers in town from dispensing single-use...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4202 Views

MENLO PARK

Who's in charge of downtown development?

<B>The following letter by Henry Riggs was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What's wrong...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 4201 Views

MENLO PARK

Comments and Corrections to the Almanac’s 7/18/07 Article on Allied Arts

On the whole, Mr. Brown’s report on the Allied Arts Guild is well balanced, and accurate. However, the statements made...

Original post made by A Friend of the Palo Alto Auxiliary and Children’s Hospital on Jul. 18, 2007
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SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 4200 Views

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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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
There are no comments yet. 4200 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley creates affordable housing panel

Affordable housing was a key topic again at the Portola Valley Town Council meeting Wednesday (Jan. 23), as the council tentatively...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2013
Last comment by Louis Ebner, on Jan 30, 2013 at 12:07 pm | 16 comments | 4200 Views

SPORTS

Members sought for Stanford Water Polo Club

<I>Dawn Vargas of the Stanford Water Polo Club submitted this announcement:</I> A two-week trial membership is available...

Original post made by Sportsfan on Feb. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley Superintendent Lisa Gonzales resigns

Portola Valley School District Superintendent Lisa Gonzales is leaving the district, effective Friday, Oct. 9, with Eric...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2015
Last comment by Trouble indeed, on Oct 12, 2015 at 12:30 pm | 3 comments | 4199 Views

MENLO PARK

Blueprint for change in Menlo Park?

The following was published as a guest opinion by Martin Engel in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: By Martin Engel A...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Skeptic, on Feb 2, 2007 at 9:44 am | 8 comments | 4197 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 | 4197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Business: Pacific Union opens new Menlo Park office

Menlo Park Mayor Ray Mueller will join Pacific Union executives to cut the ribbon on Pacific Union Real Estate's new office...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2014
Last comment by Terri Tiffany, on Apr 27, 2014 at 1:33 pm | 2 comments | 4197 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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Wasband
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