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Caltrain reports record ridership

Caltrain turned in record ridership -- and revenues to match -- last year, but passengers may not see the payoff until at...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 24, 2007 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 2402 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Heavy rail not the solution for regional transit needs

Usually, I disagree with Henry Riggs. And usually I agree with the editorial positions of the Almanac. This time, it's the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2007
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 21, 2007 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 2667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 2555 Views

MENLO PARK

Grocery store planned for former Cadillac site on El Camino in Menlo Park

As Menlo Park city officials continue the wearisome debate on how to revamp properties along El Camino Real, one developer...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Jul 30, 2007 at 2:55 pm | 18 comments | 3027 Views

WOODSIDE

SEE AUDIO SLIDE SHOW: A 7,200 mile odyssey

After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Brett, on Aug 26, 2007 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 2726 Views

ATHERTON

Sister Helen Costello of Sacred Heart Schools looks back at her years of ministry

In her office, 88-year-old Sister Helen Costello has an embroidered wall hanging that reads, "Love is in giving with no thought...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Musette G Buckley, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:48 am | 5 comments | 3517 Views

WOODSIDE

A 7,200 mile odyssey: Roz Savage bids to become the first woman to row solo across the Pacific Ocean

After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeannie R, on Jul 26, 2007 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 2879 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 | 2488 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park Watch: Downtown block party on Aug. 1

The Connoisseurs' Marketplace has come and gone, but more entertainment is coming to downtown Menlo Park when the city closes...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 16, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 2418 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Vicious circle at Allied Arts

Last week's cover story describing the sad state of the Allied Arts Guild makes one thing perfectly clear: Without a viable...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jul 29, 2007 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2326 Views

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Woman injured in Sand Hill Road bike accident

A 54-year-old woman bicyclist fell and struck her head Sunday while riding with friends eastbound on Sand Hill Road, west...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 30, 2007 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 2482 Views

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 | 2368 Views

MENLO PARK

Major program on Menlo Park history

The last 150 years of Menlo Park history will come to life in a History Symposium Saturday, Feb. 10, from 10 a.m. until 2...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Aug 1, 2007 at 10:32 pm | 2 comments | 2755 Views

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 | 2363 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former Sunset publisher and
conservation leader Mel Lane dies

Mel Lane, former co-owner of the company that published Sunset magazine and Sunset books, and the first chairman of the California...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Jack McKinnon, on Aug 3, 2007 at 12:29 am | 1 comment | 2435 Views

MENLO PARK

Jeffrey's Hamburgers slated to open in Menlo Park

Silver paint and stainless steel siding are changing the face of the former home to Ken's House of Pancakes and 3 Fish restaurants...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Chippie, on Aug 3, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 2818 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What can you do with all that fruit you couldn't resist? Five recipes

<B>Roasted pork loin with apricots</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4663 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by KitKat, on Oct 8, 2007 at 4:12 am | 3 comments | 3323 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Volunteer, literacy teacher Lee Romashko dies at 84

Longtime community volunteer and literacy teacher Leona "Lee" M. Romashko of Menlo Park died unexpectedly on Friday, Aug....

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2007
Last comment by Thelma Dry, on Aug 9, 2007 at 8:48 pm | 5 comments | 3327 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Wine Press: Will two glasses a day keep the doctor away?

Imagine an elixir that reduces the risk of prostate cancer, kidney cancer, gastric cancer, colorectal cancer and lymphoma....

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2007
Last comment by Make Mine Red, on Aug 16, 2007 at 11:14 am | 3 comments | 2669 Views

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Guest opinion: Not in my Menlo Park

The more I read, the more I see the pejorative term "NIMBY," short for "Not In My Back Yard." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4684...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by also exhausted, on Aug 12, 2007 at 9:06 am | 10 comments | 2690 Views
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