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Sea level rising

In a stunning reversal, the slogan for San Francisco Bay may have changed from "Save the Bay" to "Save the Land." Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by NGM, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:03 am | 7 comments | 3292 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incumbent faces watchdog in District 3 supervisorial race

Big differences in beliefs on government's proper role in our lives, and on local government's effectiveness in fulfilling...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 26, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 3292 Views

MENLO PARK

Unsustainable committments

Editor, More than one Menlo Park city council member has counted on union support in his/her public aspirations, yet I...

Original post made by Henry Riggs on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by AnotherResident, on Dec 23, 2006 at 11:00 am | 4 comments | 3290 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside firefighter dies at 71

John Clifford "Cliff" Andrews, a firefighter with the Woodside Fire Protection District for 33 years, died Oct. 12. He was...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 3, 2007 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 3290 Views

ATHERTON

Valparaiso roadwork update

The week of March 19 is the new target end-date for Atherton’s repaving project on Valparaiso Avenue, between El Camino Real...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Mar. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3289 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Post by Jesse Cool: 'Happy in my garden … with recipe'

Click on the Web Link for a post by Menlo Park resident and restaurateur Jesse Cool: "Happy in my garden … (with Organic...

Original post made by News Guy on Aug. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3289 Views

ATHERTON

Planners at fault for Atherton mess

<B>The following letter by Jim Altman was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What is going...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3288 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lolly Font on living life to its fullest

Lolly Font of Menlo Park teaches yoga at the California Yoga Center in Palo Alto, which she co-founded in 1980. She loves...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martha Ozer, on Nov 24, 2013 at 6:13 am | 2 comments | 3288 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Buckheit lawsuit saga appears to be over

A May 20 federal appeals court decision is likely to close the door on the four-and-a-half-year fight involving an Atherton...

Original post made on May. 24, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 28, 2014 at 11:34 am | 10 comments | 3287 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police association tactics under fire in election

A number of residents and City Council members are criticizing a pre-election mail and telephone campaign by the Atherton...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2012
Last comment by Nothing False, on Oct 10, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 17 comments | 3283 Views

MENLO PARK

Memorial service, reception held for Cate Fisher

Hali Lindgren touches a portrait of Cate Fisher when she was in her early teens, during the reception held at Arrillaga Family...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 3282 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Critics say Corte Madera controversy is about teaching style, not technology

Teachers, parents, administrators and others in the Portola Valley School District are sharply criticizing an article in...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Anonymous, on Apr 26, 2011 at 9:39 pm | 26 comments | 3281 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Questionable proposal to save Woodcutter's cottage

The article in last week's Almanac about the Chilean woodcutter's cottage is comprehensive and informative. However, the...

Original post made by Bernie Bayuk on May. 3, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3279 Views

SPORTS

AYSO players win area championship

For the second year in a row, the Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Region 109 boys-under-19 (BU19) team won the interregional 2A/2J...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Alice Hom, on Nov 21, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 3278 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Kaygetsu restaurant in Menlo Park has critics raving. What's your view?

The Kaygetsu Japanese restaurant in Sharon Heights Shopping Center in Menlo Park has top food critics raving. Here is a recent...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3277 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

New map of supervisorial districts splits Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has approved new boundaries for supervisorial districts that will split Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Good riddance, Woodell/Keith!, on Oct 25, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 18 comments | 3277 Views

MENLO PARK

Civil Discourse and Intimidation in Menlo Park

Civil society in Menlo Park took an ugly turn for the worse recently, setting the City on a downward path that, if uncorrected,...

Original post made by Diane Hart on Oct. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3276 Views

WOODSIDE

Illegal removal of heritage trees in Woodside

Or, If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? Recent Almanac articles have documented...

Original post made by I Speak For the Trees on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside Village Church Christmas Celebrations

Woodside Village Church Presents “Plum Pudding Party and Christmas Carols” Back by popular demand, Woodside Village Church...

Original post made by Linda Patrick on Nov. 21, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3274 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Police chief's complaint led to finance director's firing

The revelations just keep coming. Atherton's ex-finance director, John Johns, is seeking $500,000 in a wrongful termination...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by Joe Smith, on Jan 20, 2008 at 11:43 am | 3 comments | 3273 Views
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