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ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 17 comments | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Portola Valley to consider skateboard ramp

An idea that is almost a year old, building a skateboard ramp in Portola Valley, could advance significantly on Wednesday...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2014
Last comment by Neighbor, on Feb 25, 2014 at 9:13 am | 1 comment | 2570 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 09/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. Making Money, Terry Pratchett 3. The Yiddish Policemenís...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 2569 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man jailed for nearly killing MaryAnn Levenson

A 77-year-old man convicted of felony drunken driving for striking and severely injuring Menlo Park bicyclist MaryAnn Levenson...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by diligent driver, on Jun 26, 2008 at 10:09 am | 5 comments | 2569 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Usual paranoia from Almanac on Alpine trail

<B>The following letter by Kathleen Much was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition:</B> Editor: The Almanac...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2568 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Our man in China

In anticipation of the upcoming Olympics in Beijing, Sheldon Breiner, a resident, a geologist and an active member of the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Jul. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2568 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school leaders participate in 'Superman' discussion

The documentary film "Waiting for Superman," a controversial and pointed critique of U.S. K-12 public education, has set...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jan 7, 2011 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 2568 Views

MENLO PARK

READERS' CHOICE: You decide. Vote today for your favorites

To vote now for your favorite shops and services in your Readers' Choice poll, click here: http://www.almanacnews.com/readers_choice/voting/form.php By...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2007
Last comment by Editor, on Jun 26, 2007 at 12:02 am | 2 comments | 2567 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Officials still puzzled by no arcing when high-voltage wires fell on car

When a Woodside eucalyptus tree fell on July 24 and took down a 60,000-volt power line that draped itself over a car, why...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 7, 2014 at 6:52 am | 6 comments | 2567 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton HS Dance Team 5th Annual Show

Please come support the Menlo-Atherton High School Community by attending this year's Dance Show. The highly acclaimed dance...

Original post made by Charlene Cogan on Feb. 27, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2565 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'An American Miracle': Woodside Priory celebrates founding 50 years ago

"An American miracle" is what Father Egon Javor calls the success of Woodside Priory School, founded on land in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Barry Wright, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:43 pm | 1 comment | 2565 Views

SPORTS

Jumping at a chance to make the Olympic team again

Grace Upshaw, a former resident of Menlo Park, stood at the closing ceremonies of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece,...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2008
Last comment by Pat Egan, on Jun 26, 2008 at 8:54 pm | 1 comment | 2565 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters at busy intersections

Do we really need firefighters darting in and out of traffic in their eagerness to solicit money for the Muscular Dystrophy...

Original post made by another public nuisance on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by reading for meaning, on Sep 1, 2007 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 2564 Views

WOODSIDE

Town Council fines Woodside couple $10,000 for felling trees without a permit

A couple who cut several significant trees in Woodside without a permit drew a hefty fine. The Town Council dramatically...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Speaks, Woodside better listen, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 2564 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Letter: Plastic bag ban would be a pain for everyone

The stated purpose of the proposed plastic bag ban and 10-cent fee at checkout counters is to encourage shoppers to bring...

Original post made on May. 13, 2012
Last comment by dirty bag, on May 16, 2012 at 12:12 pm | 11 comments | 2564 Views

WOODSIDE

Robert Jamplis to serve as Navy pilot

Robert Prior Jamplis was commissioned as a lieutenant junior grade on Aug. 22 at the U.S. Naval Base in Jacksonville, Florida....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Woodside Friends, on Sep 9, 2008 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 2563 Views

SPORTS

SHP boys successfully defend water polo title

For the first time in the history of the boys' water polo program at Sacred Heart Prep, the Gators are back-to-back Central...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2008
Last comment by ATOWNMAMA, on Dec 10, 2008 at 10:49 pm | 1 comment | 2563 Views

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 | 2563 Views

MENLO PARK

Parks and Recreation Commission Report

(I have sent this message to all of the Parks and Recreation Commissioners and posted it to cc.in) To the members of the...

Original post made by Heyward Robinson on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by it's only money, on Nov 2, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Surf Air gets some noise from local residents

At least 150 people showed up in Atherton on Tuesday night (Sept. 30) for a public meeting with officials from Surf Air,...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 4, 2014 at 8:56 pm | 36 comments | 2562 Views
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