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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Corte Madera science students head for state science fair

<i>This story is by Treena Joi, science teacher in grades 6-7 at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley:</i> Corte Madera...

Original post made by Treena Joi on May. 2, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Lawsuit filed against Menlo Park police officers

The suit, filed by a Menlo Park resident, alleges that officers violated rights during two traffic stops earlier this year. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Private Investigator, on May 21, 2014 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 3027 Views

ATHERTON

just say no to the Atherton Parcel Tax

I was at the regular city council meeting last month. I observed Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis say she would not approve...

Original post made by jim carney on Sep. 5, 2009
Last comment by richard buckley, on Sep 11, 2009 at 6:41 pm | 16 comments | 3026 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's crowd wants some Mo (Willems)

Forget hip-hop concerts. For really difficult crowd-control jobs, try a busy bookstore crammed with dozens of squirrely little...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 3, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of our new Web site?

What do you think of the Almanac's new Web site, which includes the Town Square forum, where you can post news, information...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 10, 2006
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WOODSIDE

If it's not Hetch-Hetchy water, I'm sticking with gin

I can't believe how awful the tap water is lately. The cloudiness doesn't bother me as much as the nasty taste. Couldn't...

Original post made by Parched on Feb. 16, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Jeffrey's Hamburgers slated to open in Menlo Park

Silver paint and stainless steel siding are changing the face of the former home to Ken's House of Pancakes and 3 Fish restaurants...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Chippie, on Aug 3, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 3023 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton finance chief unfairly targeted, says audit panel

All is not well in the town of Atherton. Finance Director John Johns was suspended Aug. 27, following a complaint that he...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2007
Last comment by Friend of Atherton, on Nov 6, 2007 at 8:28 pm | 3 comments | 3023 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hints on how to reduce unwanted mailings - and more

In light of complaints about receiving 17-pound bundles of Restoration Hardware catalogs, people have been asking how they...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2014
Last comment by jq public, on Jun 26, 2014 at 11:52 am | 8 comments | 3023 Views

MENLO PARK

What do you think should be done about the Park Theatre?

What do you think should be done about the Park Theatre. Click here for the latest news: http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=272 To...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 21, 2007
Last comment by TryThisOnForSize, on Jan 21, 2007 at 7:40 pm | 7 comments | 3022 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Challenging Time for Peninsula Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is currently facing several challenges. The youth organization, which has clubhouses...

Original post made by Chris Canter on Dec. 16, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Thanksgiving Vignette

There is a wonderful museum on the campus of Stanford University and in front of it there is an outdoor sculpture garden...

Original post made by Bemused on Dec. 20, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Cyclist injured in collision on Alpine Road

A 58-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist was thrown 8 to 10 feet in the air and was injured in a collision with a vehicle on Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2013
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2013 at 10:54 pm | 34 comments | 3021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

College district asked for $564 million, but quietly

A voter relying on campaign mailers would have been hard pressed this fall to determine how much money was on the table with...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 28, 2011 at 4:22 pm | 16 comments | 3020 Views

MENLO PARK

Adding a stop sign on Coleman Ave. and Ringwood

I wonder if anyone has had a similar experience: driving down Ringwood (the street that intersects Middlefield and Menlo...

Original post made by Ann on Jan. 30, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Big divide over pay, benefits for firefighters

Menlo Park firefighters have been working for over a year without a contract, and a new one seems nowhere in sight as negotiations...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2009
Last comment by Sustainable Activist, on Jul 27, 2009 at 5:05 pm | 51 comments | 3019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our newest San Mateo County Supervisor

The nameless, faceless bureaucrats who haunt the San Mateo County Government Center are looking over their shoulders and...

Original post made by earl bothwell on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Dynamite!, on Apr 27, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 3 comments | 3019 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Chipper helps reduce fire season danger

Woodside Fire Protection District's annual chipper program is in full swing. Free of charge, the District offers the use...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 13, 2007 at 10:51 pm | 1 comment | 3018 Views

AROUND TOWN

Religious event ignites debate

As the debate continues over whether it was appropriate for a religious event to be held in the Menlo Park City Council Chambers,...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2008
Last comment by Good For A Laugh, on Feb 2, 2008 at 12:18 pm | 32 comments | 3016 Views

WOODSIDE

Station 1 lights up Woodside dining scene

Only months old, Station 1 is bringing new life to an old building and new zest to the local restaurant scene. ==I Almanac...

Original post made on May. 20, 2011
Last comment by sadfsf, on May 23, 2011 at 6:57 pm | 12 comments | 3016 Views
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