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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 | 2821 Views

WOODSIDE

Lapdog killed by larger dog in Woodside

==B This is an expanded version of a previously posted story.== While Woodside resident Linda Bleich was walking her two...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:01 pm | 9 comments | 2820 Views

MENLO PARK

Council questioned on litigant's appointment to Housing Commission

The following letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: The city of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Marianne Q.Dean, on Feb 9, 2007 at 4:54 am | 1 comment | 2819 Views

WOODSIDE

News briefs: Accident leads to drunken driving charge

Lucas Michael Yancey, 20, of Woodside has been charged with felony drunken driving after a Nov. 26 accident on Miramontes...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 10, 2007 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 2818 Views

SPORTS

Alpine Little League seeks sponsors

The West Menlo-Alpine Little League is looking for a few great sponsors. Opening Day is just around the corner and 80...

Original post made by Jim Schott on Dec. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2818 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to vote in the 'far right' News Poll

To vote in the News Poll on TheAlmanacOnline, go to the home page http://www.almanacnews.com/index.php and check the far...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cyclist killed by VTA train

To Whom it may concern. My brother Douglas K. Cowger was killed last Wednesday by a VTA. He was riding his mtn. bike on his...

Original post made by Teri Markle on Apr. 2, 2007
Last comment by Sebelia, on Apr 16, 2007 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 2816 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Defeats Half Moon Bay 4-2, Clinches CCS Playoff Berth

Jeff Keller crushed a tie-breaking two-run homer to left-center in the bottom of the sixth inning, and Nils Gilbertson pitched...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on May. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2816 Views

FICTION

More than 5,000 marijuana plants eradicated

About $1.5 million of marijuana was eradicated from five grow sites found in isolated spots in San Mateo County through...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 9, 2011 at 10:04 am | 8 comments | 2816 Views

MENLO PARK

Fuzzy logic on turf field decision

The following letter by Steve Wallace was published in the Almanac's April 18 print edition: Editor: So the Menlo Park...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 17, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:01 pm | 1 comment | 2815 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sheriff Munks caught in brothel sting

Channel 5 broke the story last night <http://cbs5.com/topstories/local_story_114162953.html> about Sheriff Munks and Undersheriff...

Original post made by camejo on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Arrest the johns, on May 2, 2007 at 4:32 pm | 9 comments | 2814 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Heist nets $17,000 in materials from Portola Valley Town Center

A thief or thieves stole an estimated $17,000 in materials Aug. 4 and 5 from a locked equipment container at the Portola...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Aug 15, 2007 at 6:16 am | 1 comment | 2813 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside Green meets on home energy use

From Bob Page: Woodside Green members are pleased to announce the second in its series of educational events, entitled Confronting...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Oct. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2813 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

What do you think of the new plan for Oak Knoll School?

The Menlo Park City School District has proposed a new plan for Oak Knoll School that attempts to address some of the concerns...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 1, 2007
Last comment by Menlo Park neighbor, on May 8, 2007 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 2812 Views

SPORTS

Alpine Futbol Club Grizzlies Team is seeking U12 Girls for Fall Season

Love Soccer? U12 (Fall) Alpine FC Grizzlies are looking for a few more dedicated, committed futbol (soccer) players...

Original post made by Lisa Hennefarth on May. 11, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2812 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 | 2812 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Welcome to Town Square!

This is your place to post news, information and opinions about activites and issues involving schools and kids. ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 9, 2006
There are no comments yet. 2811 Views

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 | 2810 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Revised calculations on the Derry project

In a recent city-wide e-mail, Menlo Park City Council member John Boyle writes of the newly proposed Derry project: "...our...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by 50 year resident, on Dec 28, 2007 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 2809 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man commits suicide in Baylands

A Menlo Park man in his late 70s shot and killed himself Friday afternoon in a parking lot of Palo Alto's Baylands Nature...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jane, on May 26, 2008 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 2809 Views
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