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AROUND TOWN

Holiday Fund: Changing lives through literacy

Project Read-Menlo Park is one of 10 community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2013
Last comment by apex, on Dec 20, 2013 at 9:05 am | 1 comment | 2476 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Surprised by tone of Phillips Brooks story

This letter was published in the Sept. 26, 2007, issue of the Almanac. I am somewhat surprised by the tenor of the article...

Original post made by Editor, The Almanac Online on Sep. 30, 2007
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Hundreds protest at MP offices of buyout firm

Several hundred people showed up this afternoon at the Menlo Park offices of the buyout firm, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts &...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
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OTHER TOPICS

Trail Ride to Beach

Hello, Has anyone ever heard of a trail ride from Spring Down Equestrian Center to a Beach. I think it is an overnight...

Original post made by Malinda Markey on Jul. 29, 2007
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ATHERTON

Deep divisions: Another controversy erupts in Atherton

Just when it seemed as if things were quieting down, Atherton town hall is once again a house divided. This time, the lightening...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on Sep 13, 2007 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2474 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

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 | 2474 Views

MENLO PARK

What's it take to form a new county?

As Palo Alto deals with its obvious lack of representation from south Santa Clara County representatives, and Menlo Park...

Original post made by thinking about representation on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by the one-eyed king, on Apr 17, 2009 at 9:38 pm | 19 comments | 2473 Views

MOVIES

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2473 Views

AROUND TOWN

speed bumps..bad

I am tired of bottoming out on speed bumps. I feel like i need a SUV to cross these things. For those who drive sports cars,...

Original post made by Danny on Apr. 23, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park's Sequoia Capital announces third fund for India

Sequoia Capital has announced it has raised approximately $300 million for its India III fund. Click on Web Link for more:...

Original post made by News Guy on Aug. 18, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Girls are Champions' holds writing, art contest

The nonprofit Girls are Champions is seeking entries for a writing and drawing contest for girls from third grade through...

Original post made by Poster on Sep. 25, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Pharmaca plans store in downtown Menlo Park

Pharmaca, a growing chain of pharmacies that offers both prescription medication and natural remedies, is taking steps to...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2008
Last comment by another question, on Jan 21, 2008 at 7:03 pm | 4 comments | 2471 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meets Wednesday on town facilities

A community meeting on upgrading Atherton's town hall and other facilities is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Jennings...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Oh Please, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 2471 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton zoning: basements, floor area limits

The Town of Atherton is holding an interactive public workshop to discuss the pending Zoning Code update at 7 p.m. on Wednesday,...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Feb. 27, 2008
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MENLO PARK

Letter: Allied Arts leaders should perform or be replaced

Given the apparent inability of both auxiliaries that are or were attached to the historic Allied Arts Guild to create a...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Connie, on Aug 2, 2007 at 11:58 am | 3 comments | 2470 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Founder of Al's Nursery in Portola Valley dies at 80

Alwin Bertschinger, always called Al, who founded a nursery in 1959 on a neglected orchard along Portola Road that became...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2008
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2008 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 2469 Views

MENLO PARK

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. 29, 2012
Last comment by Joe , on Mar 2, 2012 at 10:16 am | 11 comments | 2469 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A community of support for children and youth

Problems of troubled youth are much in the news with the recent events at Virginia Tech, and the report from Woodside High...

Original post made by Good Guy on May. 2, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Race lawsuit, resignations rock MP police department

The Menlo Park Police Department is short-handed, and now there's an explanation why: Four officers have resigned over the...

Original post made on Aug. 2, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Aug 3, 2007 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 2468 Views

WOODSIDE

Cycling event benefits the intellectually impaired

"We should take care not to make the intellect our god," Albert Einstein once said. "It has, of course, powerful muscles,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Linda Brennenstuhl, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 2468 Views
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