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WOODSIDE

Shirley Temple Black dies at her home in Woodside

Shirley Temple Black died Monday night at her home in Woodside. She was 85. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2014/02/11/shirley-temple-black-dies-at-her-ho...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by roc, on Feb 12, 2014 at 8:54 am | 6 comments | 3654 Views

MENLO PARK

Plans for Menlo Park's BBC restaurant are unveiled

A three-floor restaurant, including a rooftop deck, will replace the BBC in Menlo Park, if all goes according to plan. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by Downtown supporter, on Feb 11, 2014 at 11:28 pm | 25 comments | 11095 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Cafe Zoe faces uncertain future

The Willows neighborhood may need to fight for Cafe Zoe, a popular community hangout, as the landlord of Menalto Corners...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by boxer, on Feb 11, 2014 at 8:07 pm | 6 comments | 3515 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The privilege of giving

Bita Daryabari begins her biography with an epigraph: "You must give some time to your fellow men. Even if it's a little...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by Yousef Rostami, on Feb 11, 2014 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 654 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Noon ride' of cyclists stop for safety clinic

About 75 cyclists on the well-known "noon ride" voluntarily stopped their lunchtime workout on Jan. 23 in Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2014
Last comment by cars too?, on Feb 11, 2014 at 11:28 am | 1 comment | 1589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Settled Science?

To those who claim that it's "settled" science that the world is heating up, they should consider the dispute taking place...

Original post made by Terry Phillips on Jan. 29, 2014
Last comment by worst newspaper ever sm, on Feb 11, 2014 at 10:44 am | 28 comments | 646 Views

WOODSIDE

Highways 35 and 84 in Woodside to be blocked all day

The Monday morning closure of state highways 35 and 84 in Woodside due to the fall of a large tree will continue throughout...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by say what, on Feb 10, 2014 at 4:54 pm | 3 comments | 1845 Views

WOODSIDE

Feb. 10-11: Big changes ahead at Woodside, M-A high schools

The Sequoia Union High School District will host community meetings at Woodside and Menlo-Atherton high schools on Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2014
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 10, 2014 at 3:42 pm | 16 comments | 5715 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: Menlo Park school board to fill vacant seat; five apply

Five residents of the Menlo Park City School District have applied for appointment to the vacant seat on the school board,...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2014
Last comment by No Contest, on Feb 10, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 1 comment | 2899 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Group to grapple with aircraft noise

Guaranteed: The snappy response to someone living close to San Francisco International or any other major airport who complains...

Original post made on Nov. 26, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2014 at 8:46 am | 8 comments | 5539 Views

OTHER TOPICS

After outcry, Caltrain pledges to soften train whistle

Following an outcry from people who live near the tracks over a recent increase in the volume of train whistles, Caltrain...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 9, 2014 at 7:34 pm | 14 comments | 2865 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents clash over Dish parking plan

A plan to move dozens of parking spaces from the street next to the Stanford Dish to a parking lot more than half a mile...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Feb 8, 2014 at 8:12 am | 19 comments | 6742 Views

MENLO PARK

Canine pensioner

Some public safety employees look forward to pension paychecks. But Gert received a retirement rawhide bone as thank you...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2014
Last comment by Stephan, on Feb 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm | 2 comments | 1910 Views

SPORTS

Guest opinion: Bleachers wrong for Atherton park

In the fall of 2012, Atherton voted to "Save Our Park" by aborting well-thought-out plans for a library, which might have...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Now what?, on Feb 5, 2014 at 7:09 pm | 21 comments | 6508 Views

MENLO PARK

Molestation retrial ends in conviction for Menlo Park man

A second trial on multiple charges of child molestation ended with a conviction for a 50-year-old Menlo Park man on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2013
Last comment by Seeker of truth, on Feb 5, 2014 at 6:44 pm | 4 comments | 7225 Views

ATHERTON

Thursday: Atherton drainage concerns focus of meeting

Atherton residents concerned about drainage problems in their neighborhoods or around town can voice those concerns at a...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by athertonian, on Feb 5, 2014 at 5:33 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park police launch bike registration service

It's a given that bikes attract thieves, and no lock is perfect. Now, the Menlo Park police are trying to make recovering...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2014
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Feb 5, 2014 at 1:46 pm | 2 comments | 2300 Views

ATHERTON

'Beatiful fox' spotted in Lindenwood

Kristina Johnson of Menlo Park said on her walk through Lindenwood on Saturday she spotted "this beautiful fox." Read...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Save The Oaks, on Feb 4, 2014 at 11:00 pm | 6 comments | 2788 Views

AROUND TOWN

So Why No News Or Posts About Luke Lonergan?

Almanac - instead of suppressing the info via post deletion and locked threads, why not make public your stance on not reporting...

Original post made by Hmmm on Feb. 4, 2014
There are no comments yet. 219 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: No appeal of decision to allow food trucks at Caltrain station

Ten food trucks will roll into the Caltrain station on Feb. 19, when Off the Grid expects to kick off its new weekly event...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2014
Last comment by Wall Wall, on Feb 4, 2014 at 12:59 pm | 6 comments | 3198 Views
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