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ATHERTON

New history book is all about Atherton

Atherton is the latest town to get the local history treatment, with a new coffee-table book called "Under the Oaks: Two...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Margo Ritter, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 2136 Views

SPORTS

Partners team wins Little League championship

The Partners team of the Alpine-West Menlo Little League Majors Division faced as formidable a challenge as it had all season...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by matt johnston, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2386 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Almanac editor, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1429 Views

OTHER TOPICS

U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Melody, on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 1524 Views

MENLO PARK

Chili's in Menlo Park to close July 8

The Chili's restaurant in Menlo Park is closing July 8, a spokeswoman has confirmed. The restaurant, at the intersection...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ms. DiGusta, on Jul 13, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 19 comments | 2196 Views

MENLO PARK

Cities in no rush to meet housing mandates

California's effort to require cities to provide their "fair share" of housing gained some muscle last month when Attorney...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Dec 1, 2009 at 5:31 pm | 8 comments | 1565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Nancy Gilliland performs at Marqs in Menlo

Vocalist and pianist Nancy Gilliland performs tonight (June 30) at 6 p.m. at Marqs in Menlo, 1143 Crane St. in Menlo Park....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greta, on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1906 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Eva Spitz-Blum: psychologist, rancher, researcher

Eva Maria Spitz-Blum of Ladera, a psychologist who did research around the world on folklore, shamanism, alcohol and drugs,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jul 5, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1737 Views

WOODSIDE

Smythe offers solution to Jackling house dilemma

A Palo Alto venture capitalist and enthusiast of homes designed by architect George Washington Smith may reuse significant...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 1, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2107 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton staff testify to sexual harassment by public works supervisor Troy Henderson

Atherton Sgt. Kristin Nichols and former town employee Lois English testified Tuesday to numerous incidents of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by songwriter, on Jul 5, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 3218 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Details released on drowning of mother, child

A mother and her young daughter who drowned after a strong current yanked them into the Pacific Ocean from Montara State...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Documentary salutes Pete McCloskey

A documentary on the life and career of former congressman Pete McCloskey will run on KQED-TV (Channel 9) on Sunday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by More on Pete, on Jul 4, 2009 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1750 Views

AROUND TOWN

Campaign stemming from fatal bike accident nets 45 citations

An "Honor the Stop" enforcement campaign that was inspired by the deaths of two bicyclists killed by a sheriff's deputy...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Driver, on Jul 13, 2009 at 2:04 pm | 41 comments | 2698 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 | 3577 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 | 1546 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 | 3089 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 | 1875 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 | 3668 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 | 2052 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 | 1446 Views
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