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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 | 3438 Views

MENLO PARK

City official resigns post

Barbara Santos George, director of Menlo Park's community services department, has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4320...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Librarian, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

SPORTS

Documentary salutes Pete McCloskey

Filmmaker Rob Caughlan spent eight years trying to pack an account of the life and career of Pete McCloskey into his allotted...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by John C. Chendo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:48 am | 1 comment | 2786 Views

ATHERTON

New Atherton rule: Is aim to stifle dissent?

Members of a city council might detest each other in private, but they usually manage to keep things civil in public, at...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by On-point comment, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1790 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Two days of ticketing targets stop sign, cell phone scofflaws

Sheriff's deputies and police from nearby towns descended on Woodside and Portola Valley on two recent days to reinforce...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 8:37 am | 25 comments | 2820 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district eyes staff pay cuts

An additional $3 million in budget cuts could lead to a shorter school year, staff furloughs and higher health insurance...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Jul 10, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 2003 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chili's in Menlo Park closing this week

The Chili's restaurant in Menlo Park is closing this week, a spokeswoman has confirmed. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8262...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bobby Flayed, on Jul 8, 2009 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1390 Views

WOODSIDE

Letter: Some rules of the road for cyclists

As one who has biked on busy roads and rides on Alpine Road almost every day, I must say that although there are many good...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Devin Kruse (Cupertino), on Sep 28, 2009 at 7:17 am | 4 comments | 2004 Views

WOODSIDE

Two days of ticketing targets stop sign, cell phone scofflaws

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and nearby police departments visited Portola Valley and Woodside on...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 8, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 2184 Views

MENLO PARK

Construction under way at Menlo Park VA

The Menlo Park VA expects to complete several construction and renovation projects by the end of the year, aimed at expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 8, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1699 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local woman named among top 100 financial advisers

Barron's magazine named financial adviser Hilary Giles of Portola Valley to the 2009 list of the top 100 financial advisers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by William Hogarth, on Jul 9, 2009 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 1673 Views

ATHERTON

Jury: Atherton public works supervisor not guilty of assault

A jury on July 2 returned verdicts of "not guilty" on misdemeanor counts of assault and battery against Atherton public works...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Problem, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1778 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A grad on a Latin American mission

Jessica Parlanti is on a mission. She is hoping to raise $20,000 to fund a program to improve the lives of Afro-Ecuadorians...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Melanie Case, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1477 Views

SPORTS

Free to the public: docent-led outdoor activities

Docents for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District have scheduled free outdoor activities in July, all taking place...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Tom Davids, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1840 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reining event showcases equestrian skills

The 10th annual Reining By The Bay, a venue for riders and their mounts to showcase their skills and compete for $100,000...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1343 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Moutain lion sighting reported in Woodside

A possible mountain lion sighting was reported at Wunderlich County Park in Woodside at about 10:20 a.m. on Thursday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2009
Last comment by Ione, on Jul 11, 2009 at 10:26 am | 2 comments | 1508 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo calls for probe of covert CIA program

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, Thursday called for an investigation of a covert CIA program that she said ran from 2001...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Anne Nesty, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:01 am | 5 comments | 1488 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gubernatorial hopeful Tom Campbell outlines budget fixes

Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Campbell Thursday called for budget cuts and a temporary gas tax to close California's...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Ron, on Jul 13, 2009 at 10:31 am | 3 comments | 1531 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Restaurant review: Marqs in Menlo hits the mark

Menlo Park bar and grille offers harmonious combination of music, fine food, and good cheer. ==B Photo:== Regular customers,...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
Last comment by Remark on Marq's, on Jul 14, 2009 at 11:13 am | 3 comments | 4006 Views

MENLO PARK

Middlefield and Linfield: Traffic signal, or lighted crosswalk?

At its meeting Tuesday night, Menlo Park's City Council could decide whether to install a traffic signal or a lighted crosswalk...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2009
Last comment by The Voice, on Jul 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1863 Views
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