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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Should a new Hillview Middle School be built, and the old one torn down?

Please post your comments below. The school board of the Menlo Park City School District plans to meet Tuesday, March...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Mar 8, 2007 at 11:40 am | 5 comments | 3377 Views

OTHER TOPICS

SLAC contributes to Nobel Prize in chemistry

<b>NOTE: This report is from Kelen Tuttle of the Stanford News Service.</b> Roger D. Kornberg, who won this year's Nobel...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 5, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3375 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley cyclist struck, killed on Skyline Boulevard

The life of Thomas Colby Maddox came to an untimely end Saturday, July 15, after the Portola Valley resident and cyclist...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2007
Last comment by David Nader, on Nov 15, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 2 comments | 3373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fate of Merry Prankster tree in limbo as neighbors rally

The days of "Chloe's Tree," home to hawks and witness to the Dymaxion dance troupe and Merry Pranksters, may be numbered. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Jul 11, 2013 at 4:53 pm | 6 comments | 3373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A healthy education

Teen health education does not begin and end in the classroom. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6723...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Aug 20, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 3371 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judges: Budget cuts could close courtrooms

San Mateo County Superior Court judges announced a plan Tuesday to close up to six courtrooms if the state does not reverse...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 3371 Views

MENLO PARK

Paralyzed man settles suit for $1.6 million

The accident that left Richie Kieninger paralyzed is memorialized in a video taken with a camera phone. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Everyone in town., on Aug 25, 2007 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 3370 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: Man killed by train was investigated for involvement in Atherton elder abuse case

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.) Jon Armstrong, the pedestrian who died after being hit by a train...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2010
Last comment by code blue, on Nov 24, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 80 comments | 3370 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents to meet over lack of onsite, after-school child care in Menlo Park school district

Katherine Bailey (kjscafe@earthlink.net) e-mailed this message to the Almanac on Feb. 17, 2007: I wanted to let your newspaper...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 22 comments | 3369 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: BBC restaurant plans move ahead

Rob Fischer's plans to renovate the historic BBC in Menlo Park into a three-floor restaurant are moving along; he requested...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2014
Last comment by easong, on Aug 7, 2014 at 9:35 pm | 8 comments | 3369 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Menlo Park, Atherton file new legal challenge to California High-Speed Rail Authority

Menlo Park, Atherton and a coalition of environmental groups filed a new legal challenge against the California High-Speed...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joe, on May 12, 2010 at 1:48 pm | 9 comments | 3368 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Superman lived in our community.

One year ago, Officer Richard May, was shot and killed in East Palo Alto while performing his pledged duty to serve and protect....

Original post made by Jay Gertridge on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by friend, on Jan 7, 2007 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 3365 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV Town Center rated among top green projects

Portola Valley's new Town Center is one of the top 10 green building projects of the year, according to an environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Onnolee Trapp, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 3364 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boys Varsity Lacrosse Falls to Bellarmine

The boys varsity lacrosse team lost to Bellarmine 8-6 in a rain drenched contest Monday afternoon. The Bearís mighty defense...

Original post made by Alison Blank on Mar. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3363 Views

ATHERTON

Investigation of police-report alteration limited in scope, Chief Guerra says

Critics of an investigator's report exonerating Atherton police officers of any wrongdoing in the alteration of a police...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2011
Last comment by Lurker, on Feb 1, 2011 at 7:23 am | 26 comments | 3362 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Officials still puzzled by no arcing when high-voltage wires fell on car

When a Woodside eucalyptus tree fell on July 24 and took down a 60,000-volt power line that draped itself over a car, why...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2014
Last comment by Dean, on Aug 7, 2014 at 6:52 am | 6 comments | 3362 Views

MENLO PARK

Major El Camino traffic accident: Reason for a traffic study at Watkins and El Camino?

All the details and correcct facts are not yet in hand. There was a major two vehicle collision at Watkins and El Camino...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by Nader Barbari, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:56 pm | 5 comments | 3361 Views

SPORTS

Vikings Pop Warner football: week 3

<I>This report is from Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park, a player on the Junior Midgets Vikings team. He is an eighth-grader at...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:45 am | 4 comments | 3360 Views

WOODSIDE

Caltrans unrelenting on parking rules for Woodside Road

Responding to area bicyclists' complaints about Woodside's temporary reinstitution of midday parking in bike lanes on Woodside...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2011
Last comment by Donald, on Jan 4, 2011 at 5:24 pm | 5 comments | 3360 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Bike ride kicks off youth workshop project

Menlo Park explored building community through bicycling during the holiday weekend, with a 7.3-mile "unity ride" led by...

Original post made on May. 27, 2014
Last comment by Tommy Bensko, on May 28, 2014 at 4:50 pm | 3 comments | 3360 Views
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