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PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: A counterpoint on Stanford's Alpine trail

A recent guest opinion in the Almanac by my Ladera neighbor Lennie Roberts did not fairly represent the pertinent issues...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Len Horowitz, on Aug 23, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 20 comments | 2782 Views

MENLO PARK

What's Cooking: Spice Hut Bistro spiffs up decor, expands space and menu

Just in time for its first anniversary in Menlo Park, the Spice Hut Bistro has shifted its dining room to the southern end...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2007
Last comment by Connie, on Mar 3, 2008 at 11:03 am | 4 comments | 2781 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 2781 Views

WOODSIDE

Jobs tries to demolish historic mansion -- again

Steve Jobs is not a quitter. He's trying once again to get permission to tear down the historic Jackling house in Woodside....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Don D'Anthony, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 18 comments | 2780 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Annual Egg Hunt

The City of Menlo Park hosts the annual Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 7, 2007. This fun filled event is from 10am - 12 noon...

Original post made by Rosetta Fort on Mar. 26, 2007
Last comment by Brian, on Mar 30, 2007 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 2779 Views

SPORTS

M-A Vikings Football Signups Underway

Sign-ups for the 2007 football season are underway for the Menlo-Atherton Vikings, one of the Bay Area's premiere Pop Warner...

Original post made by Jim Gallagher on May. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2779 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Remembering joyful Woodside summers long ago

When school closed each June, my brothers and I left our home in foggy San Francisco for a summer in the country. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Sep 19, 2011 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 2778 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 | 2777 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton attorney: Lewis house not legally compliant, but no action needed

The word is in from Atherton's town attorney: The size of Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis' house exceeds the town's zoning ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by jaded, on Jun 20, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 32 comments | 2775 Views

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 | 2775 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Using precious water to keep a lawn green

I live in Woodside Highlands. My neighbor is a renter who waters his lawn until it runs out the storm drains. I pointed...

Original post made by Annenlise Connell on May. 25, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 29, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 2774 Views

MENLO PARK

Comments and Corrections to the Almanac’s 7/18/07 Article on Allied Arts

On the whole, Mr. Brown’s report on the Allied Arts Guild is well balanced, and accurate. However, the statements made by...

Original post made by A Friend of the Palo Alto Auxiliary and Children’s Hospital on Jul. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2773 Views

AROUND TOWN

Election: Union influence key issue in Menlo fire board race

Peter Carpenter, no stranger to the Menlo Park fire district board of directors, decided to enter this year's election with...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2013
Last comment by Double Standard, on Sep 10, 2013 at 8:56 pm | 12 comments | 2773 Views

MENLO PARK

Council should have at least delayed the tax

<I>The following letter by W.C. Brown was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> I am extremely...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Deja Vu, on Mar 23, 2007 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 2772 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Pete McCloskey registered as a Democrat

Former Congressman and lifelong Republican Pete McCloskey of Portola Valley and Rumsey, California, announced last week that...

Original post made by Post It on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Edward C. Plutte, on Apr 26, 2007 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 2772 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police chief is retiring

The town of Atherton announced at 4 p.m. today (July 7) that Police Chief Mike Guerra is retiring. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 11, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 55 comments | 2772 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rep. Anna Eshoo's statement opposing the Iraq war escalation

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today in support of the resolution opposing...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Feb 16, 2007 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2770 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Robotics: Rack ‘n Roll

Following is a press release from JoAnne Goldberg, spokesperson for the M-A High Robotics Team: Menlo-Atherton Robotics...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2770 Views

MENLO PARK

Does MP have an emergency warning system?

Yesterday, the huge scrap yard fire in Redwood City filled our community with stinky black smoke. Regardless of whether this...

Original post made by Kathy on Apr. 8, 2007
Last comment by Kathy, on Apr 11, 2007 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 2770 Views

MENLO PARK

No deal yet on city funds to restore Park Theatre

During a hastily convened special meeting Monday afternoon, the Menlo Park City Council postponed a decision on a request...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2007
Last comment by IndieFan, on Aug 23, 2007 at 10:16 am | 15 comments | 2770 Views
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