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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 | 3005 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 | 3005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mona Lisa lives

A motley collection of costumed characters march in a Halloween parade at Las Lomitas Elementary School on Oct. 31. Among...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Nov 1, 2007 at 10:35 am | 1 comment | 3003 Views

ATHERTON

Ackley/PPG to Town of Atherton: I own it

The Atherton Town Council, led by Elizabeth Lewis and Jerry Carlson, has recruited Bill Widmer to form a new majority that...

Original post made by This wasn\'t supposed to happen on Mar. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 14, 2011 at 4:18 pm | 9 comments | 3003 Views

WOODSIDE

Former superintendent pleads no contest to embezzlement, other felony charges

Looking drawn and contrite, former Portola Valley schools superintendent Tim Hanretty appeared in court this morning (July...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Just sayin' III, on Aug 5, 2012 at 6:37 pm | 23 comments | 3003 Views

MENLO PARK

Why was news of Menlo Park's budget surplus withheld?

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 17 print edition: Editor: I was shocked to read the announcement...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 18, 2007
Last comment by Taxing, on Jan 19, 2007 at 6:08 pm | 6 comments | 3002 Views

SPORTS

Coaches disrespectful to umpires

During a little game at La Entrada last night, the coaches of one on the teams repeatedly bullied the umpires of the game....

Original post made by little league parent on Apr. 5, 2007
Last comment by Hey batter, on Apr 6, 2007 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 3002 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins state-wide awards

The Almanac won eight awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, including first-place awards for...

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Come on, on May 13, 2014 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 3002 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor has theory for improving grades, study habits

A group of junior high school students were able to markedly increase their grades and study habits after being told that...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Academic411.com, on Mar 22, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 3001 Views

MENLO PARK

Developments on El Camino Real

The City Council will re-visit the planned medical development at the old ACORN restaurant site. (June 17) Many in the city...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jul. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2999 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Flegel's named small business of the year

Flegel's Home Furnishings, which is observing its 60th anniversary in Menlo Park this year, has been named Small Business...

Original post made on Jan. 24, 2014
Last comment by Rebecca Nelson, on Jan 25, 2014 at 11:43 am | 2 comments | 2999 Views

AROUND TOWN

Balloting begins for 2014 Readers' Choice Awards

Voting is now open for the 2014 Readers' Choice Awards. [http://www.AlmanacNews.com/readers_choice ==B Click here==] to cast...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2014
Last comment by Oi Vey, on Apr 26, 2014 at 5:50 am | 1 comment | 2999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Free Dental Appointments Available for Kids

Several San Mateo County dentists have openings for free dental services to children ages 1 to 18 years on Give Kids a Smile...

Original post made by Beverly Thames on Jan. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2998 Views

ATHERTON

Deep divisions: Another controversy erupts in Atherton town hall

Just when it seemed as if things were quieting down, Atherton town hall is once again a house divided. This time, the lightening...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2007
Last comment by Carole Parker, on Sep 17, 2007 at 12:05 pm | 3 comments | 2995 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Aggressive timber harvest trend needs scrutiny

The following letter by Hilary Yoffe-Sharp was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: As concerned...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2993 Views

MENLO PARK

Council members Cline and Cohen call for "Open Government Initiative"

Menlo Park City Council members Richard Cline and Andy Cohen sent a letter to the rest of the council calling for more transparency...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Voter, on Mar 5, 2007 at 6:17 am | 7 comments | 2992 Views

SPORTS

Four local basketball teams head to NorCal

Four local basketball teams are headed to the Northern California playoffs, but not quite in the fashion they hoped. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by hoop fan, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 2992 Views

OTHER TOPICS

So it goes: The passing of a great man

Kurt Vonnegut is dead. Long live Kurt Vonnegut....

Original post made by In Mourning on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Apr 19, 2007 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 2991 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Riding facing traffic safer for cyclists?

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4407...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by A Realist, on Sep 7, 2007 at 5:43 pm | 7 comments | 2991 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MP company tracks reactions to Bush's talk

<b>Below is a press release from the Menlo Park company, Knowledge Networks.</b> 'Instant' Reactions Among Viewers of...

Original post made by Newsboy on Jan. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2990 Views
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