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AROUND TOWN

Can anyone tell me: why Mitt Romney?

Looking at the polls, President Obama is ahead by larger margins in key battleground states than he was at this time 4 years...

Original post made by Ed Treller on Sep. 21, 2012
Last comment by funny guy, on May 8, 2013 at 9:46 am | 155 comments | 14229 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside driver identified in accident that killed Portola Valley cyclist

The driver of the green 1995 Volvo that struck and killed Portola Valley resident and philanthropist Rodney Smith while he...

Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:11 am | 18 comments | 3932 Views

AROUND TOWN

Line dancing with soul

To see an audio slide show of Juanita Croft's Soul Line Dance class, click the link below. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=740...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by Luther, on Feb 22, 2009 at 9:26 am | 5 comments | 2952 Views

MENLO PARK

New plan proposed for Derry project

It's taken a while, but the developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project and the Menlo Park residents group that...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by wondering, on Oct 23, 2007 at 8:20 am | 6 comments | 2762 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Colleagues, students say M-A teacher Jim MacKenzie will be missed in his retirement

Classroom B2 at Menlo-Atherton High School will have the same number on the door next fall, but longtime inhabitant Jim MacKenzie...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by Josh Edelman, on Jun 17, 2007 at 7:30 am | 3 comments | 3590 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion by former MP councilman Steve Schmidt: Time to support Dumbarton Rail

On March 14, 2007, Mayor Kelly Fergusson and City Council member Heyward Robinson held the first Green Cities Task Force...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by Al Neiman, on Jul 14, 2007 at 12:59 am | 7 comments | 2813 Views

MENLO PARK

Henry Riggs behind utility tax survey

The mystery has been solved behind an anonymous survey targeting Menlo Park's utility tax. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=763...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 5:12 pm | 6 comments | 2822 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Finally, a deal on Derry

About a month ago, we castigated the Menlo Park City Council in this space for its failure to embrace dense housing projects...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Jun 12, 2007 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 2655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy Sharon Heights parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place -- a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Peter Wadri...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2007
Last comment by Pegi Levin, on Jun 12, 2007 at 8:03 pm | 2 comments | 3532 Views

AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

<B>Physician adds an idea for bike safety Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4341...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2007 at 11:26 pm | 2 comments | 3231 Views

SPORTS

Cyclist in bottle-throwing incident to be arraigned on misdemeanor

A trial may be ahead for the Menlo Park cyclist who threw a water bottle that bounced off a car and struck and injured a...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by TwoPedals, on Jun 20, 2007 at 12:49 pm | 9 comments | 3768 Views

MENLO PARK

Power outage has neighborhood buzzing

The neighborhood west of Alameda de Las Pulgas near Avy Avenue, including Sharon Heights, lost power from around 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 17, 2007 at 12:50 am | 3 comments | 2944 Views

MENLO PARK

Transformers upgraded at Alameda substation

The tall orange arm of a crane has been visible for the last week or two from outside Pacific Gas & Electric's Menlo substation...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Joe Street, on Jun 15, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 2818 Views

SPORTS

Being Bohannon: One of Menlo Park's biggest names talks about his new hotel, his family history, and why developers aren't all that bad

Sitting at the end of a 15-foot-long conference table in his San Mateo office, David Bohannon reads the headline of a newspaper...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2007
Last comment by Member, on Aug 15, 2012 at 7:01 pm | 5 comments | 15675 Views

SPORTS

Two Alpine Menlo soccer teams reach finals

Two teams from the Alpine Menlo Soccer Club both reached the finals at the Clovis Challenge Cup II in Clovis, California,...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2007
Last comment by Saleena, on Jun 18, 2007 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 3290 Views

MENLO PARK

All aboard? Residents say plans for commuter trains through their backyards are off track, but proponents insist they're good for the environment and regional transit

For Bay Area transit proponents, a new commuter train running across the Bay would be a dream come true. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by JAH, on Jun 19, 2007 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 2779 Views

MENLO PARK

Panel of Contributors: Nothing to fear from Dumbarton rail

The proposal to operate six trains in each direction on weekdays between Union City (or Newark) over the Dumbarton rail bridge...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by opposed, on Jul 30, 2007 at 9:19 am | 28 comments | 21389 Views

MENLO PARK

Last Menlo Park auto dealership to close

Menlo Park's last auto dealership -- Stanford Lincoln Mercury at 444 El Camino Real -- will close on June 30, owner Robert...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2007
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Jun 25, 2007 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 2909 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council chooses city manager

Menlo Park City Council members told the Almanac Friday they have picked a new city manager, but aren't releasing his or...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2007
Last comment by Public process, please, on Jun 23, 2007 at 8:32 am | 2 comments | 2917 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 | 2712 Views
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