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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

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

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 | 3011 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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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 | 3009 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small school is lab for innovative learning

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Smailey, on Nov 16, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 3009 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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WOODSIDE

Woodside council to slam Cargill project

Having kept its powder dry since April, the Woodside Town Council is now ready to use it. At its Jan. 11 meeting, the council...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2011
Last comment by Maggie, on Jan 23, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 4 comments | 3008 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 | 3007 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 | 3006 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 | 3006 Views

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 | 3006 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The choice to NOT have kids

The SF Chronicle Magazine had an interesting article last Sunday called Kids R Not Us, about people's attitudes regarding...

Original post made by Diana on Mar. 6, 2007
Last comment by parent of teenagers, on Apr 8, 2007 at 10:18 am | 3 comments | 3005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 59 comments | 3005 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 | 3005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans joins spraying moratorium

Residents of rural San Mateo County have one less thing to worry about this spring, since the California Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Amy Shimmick, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 3005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Change riding rules so cyclists face traffic?

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4551...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 14, 2007 at 9:08 am | 7 comments | 3004 Views

SPORTS

Baseball: M-A Bears move back into a tie for 3rd Place

Menlo Atherton avenged an earlier loss this week to San Mateo by winning the rematch with a 4-1 score. Pitcher Tami Vujovich...

Original post made by Rick Vujovich on May. 4, 2007
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels dies after being struck by vehicle

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels, a former resident of Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park, died Aug. 30 of injuries after being...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by A friend, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 3002 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Guidici named football coach at Menlo College

Long-time athletic department member Fred Guidici was named interim head football coach at Menlo College on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 5, 2009 at 5:53 am | 2 comments | 3002 Views
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Hit the Bus
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