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MENLO PARK

Nak's Market: Going strong at 40

For a refreshing change from serve-yourself, warehouse-sized stores, stop by for a friendly visit at Nak's Market, 1151 Chestnut...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by Vera, on May 8, 2009 at 3:21 pm | 4 comments | 1474 Views

AROUND TOWN

French wine and cheese tasting Friday

French wines and cheeses will be paired at a tasting event on Friday, May 8, at GC's Tasting Cafe & Specialty Market in downtown...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Christian, on May 8, 2009 at 11:09 am | 2 comments | 1531 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest directors plan to sue Sequoia district

A court battle appears likely if, as expected, the directors of Everest Public High School, a new charter school that plans...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 8, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1818 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts' 'Flavors of the Garden' Saturday

"Flavors of the Garden," a day of food and wine tasting, music, entertainment, and children's activities, will be held from...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Seeing Red, on May 11, 2009 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1498 Views

MENLO PARK

New phone number for The Almanac newsroom

The Almanac newsroom has a new phone number: (650) 854-2690. Please update your records and use this number only to reach...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on May 8, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts council

On April 14, with more than one of the night owls in the council chambers rubbing her eyes as the hour hand of the clock...

Original post made on May. 9, 2009
Last comment by here we go again, on May 9, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amici's pizzeria opens today in Menlo Park

Menlo Park diners will soon see for themselves if Amici's East Coast Pizzeria is really "The best pizza east of New York,"...

Original post made on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by Geography Time, on May 29, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 4 comments | 1563 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside riders worried over fate of horse trail

Woodside equestrians fear they are about to lose another key stretch of horse trail in town, thanks to a new owner's development...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 18, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 2990 Views

AROUND TOWN

At Kepler's

Stephanie Cota of Menlo Park and Andreas Ramos of Palo Alto will talk at Kepler's bookstore on Wednesday, May 14, on their...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bob P, on May 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 1444 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on May 12, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 1831 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-graders score high in Tech Museum challenge

A team of 5th graders from Encinal School won second place for overall solution in their age group at the Tech Museum of...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Daniel C., on May 12, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1662 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Rail tunnel fantasy should be discarded

Peninsula leaders need to give up their fantasy of a 30-mile tunnel for high-speed rail. This proposal is extremely fiscally...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 13, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1911 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fare increases, cut in service likely for Caltrain

Caltrain riders are facing the possibility of a fee hike, a new fee for bringing a bicycle on board, and the elimination...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joan, on May 18, 2009 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 1809 Views

ATHERTON

Ask the deputy

Q. Do cyclists have to obey vehicle laws? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8009...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by driver, on May 22, 2009 at 9:46 am | 17 comments | 2267 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Watch: Frustration rises over child care program

With fingers pointing every which way over the alleged mismanagement of Menlo Park's Burgess preschool child care program,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by MCC Parent, on May 23, 2009 at 10:29 am | 60 comments | 2502 Views

MENLO PARK

Gym construction could start in fall

Construction could begin this fall on a new gymnasium that would change the look of Menlo Park's Civic Center complex — and...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tom McDonough, on May 19, 2009 at 9:34 am | 14 comments | 1664 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Jobs wins 6-1 vote for demolition permit

The Woodside Town Council, on a 6-1 vote Tuesday night, directed town staff to prepare a demolition permit that will allow...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 23, 2009 at 1:48 pm | 4 comments | 1501 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Yolanda, on May 15, 2009 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 1860 Views

MENLO PARK

Photographer wins Global Health Council contest

Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman has won this year's photography contest held by the Global Health Council, an alliance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Avi, on May 13, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1470 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain fare increases, cut in service likely

Caltrain riders are facing the possibility of a fee hike, a new fee for bringing a bicycle on board, and the elimination...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on May 15, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views
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