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MOVIES

Woodsider captures Burning Man festival on film

"It's a great time for a new generation of directors to enter the film industry," says Steve Brown of Woodside, a first-time...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Debra Amador DeLaRosa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 3986 Views

WOODSIDE

Steve Jobs wealth not an issue

The following letter by John Clark was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: I find it offensive...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3985 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drawing a line in the air: Clotheslines are lovely to some, anathema to others

Portola Valley resident Danna Breen loves her clothesline, particularly when her children's clothes are pinned up on it....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 3984 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Specific plan initiative supporters critique consultant's analysis

The backers of an initiative to change the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific plan have released their take on a...

Original post made on Aug. 5, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 13, 2014 at 9:47 am | 31 comments | 3983 Views

MENLO PARK

Eric, Wendy Schmidt to move family ventures to new Menlo Park building

Eric and Wendy Schmidt of Atherton plan to build a three-story, 25,000 square-foot office building in Menlo Park to serve...

Original post made on May. 18, 2016
Last comment by pearl, on May 18, 2016 at 8:05 pm | 13 comments | 3983 Views

AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

<B>Physician adds an idea for bike safety Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4341...

Original post made on Jun. 13, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 17, 2007 at 11:26 pm | 2 comments | 3982 Views

MENLO PARK

Auto mall for Menlo: Sports fields in its future?

Hooray! Menlo Park will be getting an auto mall at Willow and the Bayshore Expressway. GM will use 8.5 acres for its own...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 11, 2006
Last comment by mpvoter, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:15 pm | 3 comments | 3981 Views

MENLO PARK

What's the future for the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park?

The site of the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park has been listed by its owner as available to be developed as offices or a mixed-use...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2016
Last comment by Stop the Trolls, on Jan 14, 2016 at 7:18 pm | 12 comments | 3981 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal turf

I'm surprised that this topic hasn't been raised already on this board (but then, this isn't Palo Alto, whose Town Square...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by II, on Apr 9, 2007 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 3981 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Occupy Wall Street is a DNC ruse to divert attention away from Obama's Failed Presidency

The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama's America looks like....

Original post made by Occupy Wall Street Critic on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by RJ Reed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 83 comments | 3981 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Park Twins win Gold and Silver at US Championship

12 year old twins, Philipp and Daniel Kopisch, finished 1st and 2nd in the US Ski Orienteering Championship on 2/4/2007....

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Feb. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3978 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fired finance director seeks to block investigation report

The murky details surrounding the unceremonious firing of Atherton Finance Director John Johns on Oct. 29 might be revealed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by OutsideObserverLOL, on Dec 12, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 20 comments | 3978 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of AARP’s “Don’t Vote” campaign?

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by Enfranchised and loving it, on Oct 25, 2006 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 3977 Views

MENLO PARK

CalPERS rules that contract work by retired city of Menlo Park personnel director is illegal

The state's retirement agency took a hard line against a retired city employee collecting a pension while working as a contractor...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2013
Last comment by concerned, on Jan 21, 2013 at 4:21 pm | 12 comments | 3976 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside, Portola Valley law enforcement funds restored

There's good news and bad news out of Sacramento for the extra Sheriff's Office squad car that patrols Woodside and Portola...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Feb 29, 2012 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 3974 Views

MENLO PARK

City to spend most of utility user tax revenue on new employee retirement benefits

Today the city issued several staff reports recommending that the UUT tax rate be kept at the maximum rate and that the majority...

Original post made by Finance Wonk on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by ElectionWatcher, on Feb 14, 2007 at 1:17 pm | 33 comments | 3973 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Risk everywhere when bikes, autos share the road

The following letter by Bruce Campbell was published in the Almanac's Jan. 31 print edition: Editor: Sailboats have...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 31, 2007
Last comment by citizen A, on Feb 3, 2007 at 1:31 pm | 2 comments | 3970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Independent bookstores fight for survival

Last Saturday night (9/30/06) I saw the film "Indies Under Fire" at the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church theater in back of...

Original post made by JB on Oct. 1, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3970 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Burglars hit Dish parking lot again

Burglars got away with personal items and cash valued at $7,100 in a series of auto burglaries on Friday and Sunday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 21, 2012 at 5:48 pm | 12 comments | 3969 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford event: school financing problems

<b>This report is from Stanford University</b> Michael Kirst, professor emeritus of education and of business administration,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3969 Views
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