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COW offers to hoof bill to webcast council meetings

Citizens of Woodside, Inc., the anonymous watchdog organization that runs a Web site/blog at

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 22, 2007
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Support the Allied Arts Complex. Don’t Criticize It. We Know What We’re Doing.

I am so tired of people attacking the Woodside Atherton Auxiliary and criticizing our management of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by A Long-Time Member of the Woodside Atherton Auxiliary on Aug. 4, 2007
Last comment by garden lover, on Aug 9, 2007 at 9:52 am | 7 comments | 3638 Views


Portola Valley/Woodside: Should shake roofs be banned?

Wood shake roofs are vulnerable to wildfire. Should Woodside and Portola Valley ban them? Both town councils will discuss...

Original post made on Jan. 28, 2014
Last comment by Bob, on Jan 29, 2014 at 1:45 pm | 8 comments | 3638 Views


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 | 3637 Views


Night-time rail work Dec. 15-16

Caltrain officials announced plans to install a "track panel" at the Watkins Avenue grade crossing on Friday and Saturday,...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3637 Views


Tom Foolery at the Theatre in San Pedro Square

If you want to step into the light side of seemy, Tom Foolery, playing at the Theatre in San Pedro Square in downtown San...

Original post made by JB on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 23, 2006 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 3636 Views


Resident embarrassed by Atherton lawsuit

<B>This letter was published in the Dec. 13 issue of the Almanac.</B> Editor: The following letter was addressed to...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3636 Views


Too many students, too few seats

Sequoia Union High School District officials have begun a conversation on the possible effects of enrollment growth on facility...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on May 29, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 3635 Views


Hang up and ride

Just saw it again: a young kid, maybe 10 or 11, riding his bike on a busy arterial street, helmet on head, and yacking on...

Original post made by The Peripatetic Observer on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on May 7, 2007 at 12:46 pm | 4 comments | 3635 Views


Menlo Park plans next steps to improve rail crossing safety

People disagree on whether railroad tracks should be elevated above the street or buried underground in Menlo Park, and whether...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2015
Last comment by Carab1n3r, on Mar 29, 2015 at 5:16 pm | 43 comments | 3632 Views


MP uses photos to catch red-light runners

Red-light runners beware: Menlo Park will start a trial run of its new red-light photo enforcement system on Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by HeyMrAlmanac, on May 16, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 41 comments | 3631 Views


Los Trancos Woods in the 40's and 50's

I am currently researching the Los Trancos Woods of the past. My family had a summer home in LTW during the 40's and...

Original post made by JoAnne on Mar. 3, 2007
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Letter: Challenging prevailing ideas on global warming causes

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by extremely-skeptical, on Jul 28, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 3629 Views


SPORTS: M-A, Woodside victorious Friday

The two local high school football powerhouses, Menlo-Atherton and Woodside, chalked up more victories Friday, and both are...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Oct. 21, 2006
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Atherton likely to fight developer lawsuit challenging road-impact fees in court

==BI This is an expanded version of a previously published article.== An Aug. 22 court date is set for the lawsuit filed...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 23, 2011 at 5:42 pm | 16 comments | 3628 Views


Smoke signal or smoke screen?

The following letter by Melinda Tevis was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: Will Atherton turn...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
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PV Town Center rated among top green projects

Portola Valley's new Town Center is one of the top 10 green building projects of the year, according to an environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Onnolee Trapp, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 3627 Views


Challenge Day Program at M-A High

An exciting event is coming up at Menlo-Atherton High School on October 30 & 31st, called Challenge Days. This is the...

Original post made by Margie Lawrence on Oct. 16, 2006
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Thanks to David Wormley: he directed traffic when pedestrian was hit on November 13, 2006

Thank you for your article on David Wormley! While I personally thanked him for directing traffic the evening I saw a pedestrian...

Original post made by Amy Klein on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 3625 Views


Menlo Park: New plan for Stanford project's Middle Avenue plaza

Organizers said about 150 people attended workshops on May 28 and May 30 to participate in redesigning a public plaza planned...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2015
Last comment by Anonymous, but not that one, on Sep 28, 2015 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 3623 Views
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La Bohème, now open on California Avenue
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,944 views

Woodside Bakery is Closing?
By Laura Stec | 24 comments | 2,545 views

Neighborhood Retail, Customers and Parking
By Steve Levy | 23 comments | 1,071 views