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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Kitchen brings Italian cuisine to Ladera

In five weeks time, Mike Wallau has transformed Mike's Cafe, into a rustic Italian restaurant featuring farm-to-table food,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 28, 2013 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 3042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park karate teacher pleads no contest to molestation, child porn charges

A child molestation case that began nearly a year ago ended with Ralph "Eugene" Todd III, 32, of Menlo Park, pleading no...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2013
Last comment by Vicki Moore, on Nov 9, 2013 at 7:38 am | 2 comments | 3042 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 3040 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 | 3040 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 | 3040 Views

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 | 3039 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
There are no comments yet. 3039 Views

AROUND TOWN

Investigation done in bus vs. railroad crossing gate probe

A SamTrans bus entered a railroad crossing as lights were flashing, but before the gate lowered, according to an internal...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by gina, on Nov 27, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 3038 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 3036 Views

MENLO PARK

TechShop in Menlo Park faces eviction

TechShop, the do-it-yourself haven in Menlo Park's industrial zone that, since opening in 2006, has expanded around the country,...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Mike, on Aug 22, 2013 at 10:32 pm | 9 comments | 3035 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
There are no comments yet. 3034 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 | 3034 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 | 3034 Views

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 | 3033 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Ex-council member rejects specific plan petition

A group calling themselves "Save Menlo" is promoting a petition that would dramatically alter the recently re-approved El...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 21, 2014 at 7:06 am | 55 comments | 3033 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 3032 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 3032 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 | 3032 Views

WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside council considers fate of three Woodside bridges

Woodside has three two-lane, single-span, century-old bridges -- on Kings Mountain Road, Portola Road and Mountain Home Road....

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2014
Last comment by John Ullom, on Mar 11, 2014 at 9:49 pm | 3 comments | 3032 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 | 3031 Views
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What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
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Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 324 views