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AROUND TOWN

Woodside: Fisker Karma hybrid car catches fire in parking lot

A Fisker Karma, a plug-in hybrid luxury sports sedan, burst into flames while sitting unoccupied in the parking lot of Roberts...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by CHANGE, on Aug 17, 2012 at 2:55 pm | 5 comments | 3117 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

E-thanks? No, thanks!

Never have I been so tempted to write to Miss Manners. I just received an Evite mass e-thank-you note for a birthday party...

Original post made by Writer\'s cramp on Oct. 17, 2007
Last comment by Parent, on Oct 26, 2007 at 9:01 pm | 6 comments | 3116 Views

AROUND TOWN

FAA invites comment from residents under flight paths

A strong turnout from Portola Valley, Ladera and Woodside is expected at the workshop hosted by the Federal Aviation Administration...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Apr 19, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 6 comments | 3116 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Financial Data

I was told this week that non-profit financial data is obtainable on-line. Since many people are concerned about the Allied...

Original post made by An Interested Party on Jul. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3115 Views

WOODSIDE

Favorite memories of May Day

The annual May Day parade is almost here, and it got me thinking about what I like best about the event. There are a lot...

Original post made by Waving and Clapping on May. 2, 2007
Last comment by JBH, on May 2, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 2 comments | 3114 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Beyond Cancer Art Project

Call for young artists (to age 18) for show at Pacific Art League ( Palo Alto ) Any child whose life has been affected by...

Original post made by Deirdre Clark on Feb. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3113 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Two students expelled in drug incident

Two students were expelled from Sacred Heart Preparatory for using marijuana, but there was no drug bust on the private Catholic...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by A Voice of Reason, on Jun 18, 2010 at 5:39 pm | 31 comments | 3113 Views

MENLO PARK

Park fund shouldn't pay for Measure J

The following letter by Brielle Johnck was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The $8,000 cost...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Chris M, on Feb 9, 2007 at 9:35 am | 3 comments | 3112 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boys Golf Update

The M-A Boys Golf team remain in first place in PAL Bay Division having lost only one match this season, to Menlo, by one...

Original post made by team parent on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3112 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building bigger basements in Atherton

After spending several years tightening up restrictions on basement construction, the Atherton City Council is loosening...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 27, 2007 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 3112 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Police Union: You're on Candid Camera!

The Atherton police union has recently started video taping any town meeting in which police issues are mentioned. Their...

Original post made by Allen Funt on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 4, 2011 at 7:27 pm | 20 comments | 3112 Views

ATHERTON

No fooling: Atherton rental available at only $50,000 a month

Looking for a Midpeninsula rental? There's a nice seven bedroom, 9.5 bath home coming up in Atherton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mac, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 3112 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Outcry over train whistle: Caltrain will reduce volume

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks, Caltrain plans to reduce the volume of its locomotives' horns back...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jan 3, 2013 at 9:31 am | 19 comments | 3111 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 | 3111 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Driver charged with murder in alleged DUI double fatality

An extensive history of driving under the influence and an earlier car accident the same day led to the filing of second-degree...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jun 8, 2014 at 8:40 pm | 7 comments | 3111 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Guild - Is it Being Sold?

Living near Allied Arts has been an adventure. Just when things look like they’ve settled down, everything changes. What’s...

Original post made by Allied Arts Neighbor on Mar. 16, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3110 Views

ATHERTON

Debate over Atherton library heats up

Should the town of Atherton survey residents about where to rebuild the town's library? That's what a number of vocal residents...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2011
Last comment by Transparency, on Oct 17, 2011 at 5:11 pm | 36 comments | 3110 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals take chloramine fight to EPA

In an effort to help dozens of Peninsula residents who say their sensitivity to chloramine has caused skin rashes and respiratory...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2007
Last comment by Ellen Powell, People Concerned About Chloramine, on Sep 2, 2007 at 7:27 pm | 1 comment | 3108 Views

FICTION

Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda answers Almanac questions about longevity and its effects, and activism...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 3108 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County's Chief Probation Officer Stuart Forrest placed on administrative leave while Feds investigate possession of Child Porn.

It was first reported by the San Mateo Daily Journal this last Saturday, that he was arrested and booked on a special warrant...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Dec. 23, 2012
Last comment by Lurker, on Jan 1, 2013 at 8:39 am | 14 comments | 3108 Views
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La Boulange Palo Alto set to close Sept. 3
By Elena Kadvany | 11 comments | 2,738 views

Transitions
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 1 comment | 1,473 views

Local Flavor
By Laura Stec | 7 comments | 1,368 views

A Traffic Picture Worth a Thousand Words.
By Stuart Soffer | 14 comments | 659 views

The U.S. Economy, China and the Stock Market
By Steve Levy | 0 comments | 519 views