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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 | 3548 Views

MOVIES

A week of thefts and burglaries in Menlo Park

March got off to a rough start in Menlo Park, where victims of crime extended from the west to the east sides of town. A...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2014
Last comment by Fork Hue, on Mar 11, 2014 at 7:36 pm | 2 comments | 3547 Views

MENLO PARK

Neighbors appeal Oak Knoll School permit

Plans for construction on the campus of Oak Knoll elementary school have hit a snag. A group of neighbors is asking the...

Original post made on Dec. 8, 2008
Last comment by Geezer Smasher, on Jan 24, 2011 at 12:39 pm | 51 comments | 3546 Views

MENLO PARK

Problems at Allied Arts Guild

Allied Arts’ Dismal Future I’m concerned about the future of the Allied Arts property. As a longtime member of the Woodside-Atherton...

Original post made by Allied Arts Member on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 15, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 8 comments | 3544 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Family of bicyclist files wrongful death lawsuit

The family of a woman fatally struck by a big-rig while riding her bicycle in unincorporated Portola Valley last month has...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Dec 30, 2010 at 4:58 pm | 41 comments | 3540 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: A misunderstanding about control of library

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=12543 posted Wednesday, April 11, 2012, 12:00 AM...

Original post made on Apr. 11, 2012
Last comment by Q&A , on Apr 12, 2012 at 1:59 pm | 5 comments | 3540 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside High grads take flight

Woodside High School graduating senior Gabriela Alexandra Abarca hugs guidance counselor Elaine Dessus, while waiting in...

Original post made on Jul. 12, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 12, 2012 at 7:00 am | 2 comments | 3539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council approves Louise Street abandonment

The fight over Louise Street may head to the courts, which is where some Menlo Park City Council members appear to think...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 9, 2014 at 4:37 pm | 32 comments | 3539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Artisan Shop has new home at Allied Arts Guild

The Artisan Shop, which first opened at Allied Arts Guild in 2006, has a sunny new location. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by Mrs. Teddy Heinrich, on Mar 10, 2014 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 3538 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Town Manager Susan George announces plans to retire

The proceedings of the Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 25, had an unusual start: The meeting began with Susan...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Louise, on Jul 3, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 15 comments | 3536 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge arrested for alleged DUI; D.A. reviewing case

A San Mateo County judge was arrested on U.S. 101 in Redwood City during Memorial Day Weekend on suspicion of driving...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 12, 2014 at 3:44 pm | 42 comments | 3535 Views

FICTION

'Where do Stars and Galaxies Come From?'

Stanford University physics professor Tom Abel will give a free talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, on "Where do Stars and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 3534 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Press release: Rail safety bill signed into law

Assemblymember Rudy Bermúdez has issued the press release below regarding a new rail safety bill. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                      ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3533 Views

SPORTS

M-A Bears Golf Classic a Huge Success

The 3rd Annual M-A Bears Golf Classic was held at Coyote Creek Golf Club on Saturday, April 28. Parents and players from...

Original post made by Linda Sako on Apr. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3533 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 | 3531 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley law enforcement funds restored

There's good news and bad news out of Sacramento for the extra Sheriff's Office squad car that patrols Woodside and Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 3531 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton city manager wins big raise

Jerry Gruber, Atherton's city manager, has been on the job fewer than two years, but clearly, he's won the whole-hearted...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by Jim Blake, on Jul 27, 2010 at 11:23 am | 22 comments | 3529 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Finding the gold in Chilean wine country

Local woman and her family transform their great-grandfather's Chilean cattle ranch into vineyards, and make their mark in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Decker, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3527 Views

WOODSIDE

Is the planning department really that scary?

We just moved to Woodside and we're thinking of redoing the kitchen, and maybe bumping out a wall. We've heard it's really...

Original post made by Rethinking remodeling on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by nohope, on Feb 4, 2007 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 3526 Views

MENLO PARK

City to spend most of utility user tax revenue on new employee retirement benefits

Today the city issued several staff reports recommending that the UUT tax rate be kept at the maximum rate and that the majority...

Original post made by Finance Wonk on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by ElectionWatcher, on Feb 14, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 33 comments | 3524 Views
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