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AROUND TOWN

Two people require surgery after car crashes into Palo Alto restaurant

Two people who were injured, one critically, required surgery after a silver Nissan crashed into a downtown Palo Alto cafe...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by voice_of_reason, on Aug 3, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 14 comments | 2814 Views

SPORTS

Local voters back Obama and McCain

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, was the top vote-getter in The Almanac's circulation area (Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by excuuuse me, on Feb 12, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2813 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 2813 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 2813 Views

MENLO PARK

Paws for the Holidays

Please join us, Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at The Pet Place, 777 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, for a booksigning by well-known...

Original post made by Lynn & Marc on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 2812 Views

AROUND TOWN

Old World style: Local jeweler practices ancient, time-demanding metalworking techniques taught by a master

Davide Bigazzi sits at a workbench in his small, warmly lit studio, the master of his space. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Beth, on Jan 5, 2008 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 2812 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 2812 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park Presbyterian Church holds walk to raise funds for clean water projects

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church hosts a one-mile walk through Menlo Park on Saturday, July 13, to raise funds for clean...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 2812 Views

MENLO PARK

City Council e-mail log is back up and running

Almanac staff writer Rory Brown reports that the Menlo Park City Council e-mail log is back up and running. City Clerk...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2811 Views

MENLO PARK

What will replace the Chevron?

Why did the Chevron station on the corner of Middlefield and Willow disappear so quickly? The lot was quickly razed and...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Menlo 280, on May 29, 2007 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 2811 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Blank checks stolen from Menlo Park mailboxes

Two Menlo Park residents told police that blank checks had been stolen from their mailboxes and then used for forgery. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 13, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2811 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board recommends NorCal over Allied Waste for garbage collection

A major fight is brewing over garbage franchises in central and south San Mateo County. NorCal Waste Systems of San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jim Elliot, on Oct 22, 2008 at 10:06 am | 7 comments | 2810 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 2810 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why are Menlo Park/Atherton residents so apathetic?

I check this board every day to see if anyone has posted anything new. How disappointing to see that the only post before...

Original post made by curious on Jul. 28, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 2, 2007 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 2809 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook's long-term stay tied to benefit deal

Facebook may at times feel as if everyone in Menlo Park expects a helping hand from the social networking giant. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by money, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 32 comments | 2809 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrans won't finish Menlo Park repairs until mid-November; traffic jammed on El Camino

The Caltrans paving project that inadvertently snarled Menlo Park traffic along the El Camino corridor won't be complete...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2012
Last comment by ron, on Oct 17, 2012 at 12:46 pm | 12 comments | 2809 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor explains need for utility tax

<I>The following guest opinion by Menlo Park Mayor Kelly Fergusson was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>By...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Mar 21, 2007 at 10:55 am | 3 comments | 2808 Views

MENLO PARK

City Block Party a major success

Congratulations to the City Council and especially to Mayor Fergusson for another successful block party. City staff and...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 16, 2007
Last comment by morris brown, on Aug 29, 2007 at 5:01 pm | 3 comments | 2808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four office buildings, theater planned for downtown Palo Alto

The city of Palo Alto and billionaire philanthropist John Arrillaga are pushing forward a sweeping development plan that...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2012 at 3:00 pm | 16 comments | 2808 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2807 Views
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Employees-turned-owners revamp Cafe Alto, open new restaurant
By Elena Kadvany | 3 comments | 3,391 views

New York City College Tours, Part Two: NYU, CUNY Baruch, and NYIT
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Reducing Congestion and Parking Challenges While Respecting the Mobility Advantages of Cars
By Steve Levy | 12 comments | 1,973 views

A Love Script? A Dyadic Encounter
By Chandrama Anderson | 1 comment | 1,724 views

Rugged in Retail
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