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PORTOLA VALLEY

'An American Miracle': Woodside Priory celebrates founding 50 years ago

"An American miracle" is what Father Egon Javor calls the success of Woodside Priory School, founded on land in Portola Valley,...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Barry Wright, on Mar 4, 2008 at 11:43 pm | 1 comment | 2395 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton resident calls for probe of police department

An Atherton resident who said he was wrongfully arrested in 2008 on domestic violence charges was exonerated Jan. 14 by a...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2010
Last comment by Candle Lighter, on Feb 6, 2010 at 11:36 pm | 12 comments | 2395 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Layoffs delayed while talks continue

The town of Atherton agreed on Thursday (June 9) to delay its planned layoff of 13 employees until July 15 while it negotiates...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Thelma, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:15 am | 79 comments | 2395 Views

MENLO PARK

Andy Duncan seeks $500,000 from city to restore theater

Menlo Park resident Andy Duncan says he still plans to restore the historic Park Theatre, but he needs the city's help to...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2007
Last comment by John K, on Aug 14, 2007 at 3:49 am | 11 comments | 2393 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton shocks St. Francis in CCS baseball opener

Menlo-Atherton's Nils Gilbertson shut out the potent St. Francis lineup over the first five innings, scattering five hits...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by former M-A parent, on May 20, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 2393 Views

AROUND TOWN

speed bumps..bad

I am tired of bottoming out on speed bumps. I feel like i need a SUV to cross these things. For those who drive sports cars,...

Original post made by Danny on Apr. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2392 Views

ATHERTON

Who owns the intersection of MIddlefield and Oak Grove?

Who owns the intersetion of Middlefield an Oak Grove? Is it Menlo Park or Atherton? Whoever owns it, PLEASE get a left...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Luz Verde, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 2392 Views

FICTION

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of October 4, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Hardball Sara Paretsky 4 Gate At The Stairs Lorrie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2392 Views

ATHERTON

Judge blocks report on finance director

The interested, the affected and the merely curious are going to have to wait until the end of November to find out if an...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by chad, on Nov 8, 2007 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 2391 Views

AROUND TOWN

Memorial service Sunday for John R. Johnson

A memorial service will be held Sunday, Sept. 30, for John R. Johnson, who ran the Palo Alto Medical Foundation for more...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2012
Last comment by Brian, on Sep 28, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 1 comment | 2391 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Swing time at Holbrook-Palmer Park

It's going to be a swinging party at the Sunday, Sept. 9, "Swing in the Park" fundraiser for Atherton's Holbrook-Palmer Park. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Sharon Richards, on Oct 14, 2007 at 3:16 pm | 1 comment | 2390 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton meets Wednesday on town facilities

A community meeting on upgrading Atherton's town hall and other facilities is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Jennings...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2008
Last comment by Oh Please, on Feb 26, 2008 at 10:01 am | 1 comment | 2390 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Everest, Summit charter school attacks based on misconceptions

I am a senior at Summit Preparatory Charter High School. I was not surprised to see The Almanac's article on Everest's charter...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stephanie, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2390 Views

SPORTS

Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2390 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zonta's Second Annual Fundraising Event

The Zonta Club of Silicon Valley is presenting a second annual fund raiser at Dragon Theater in Palo Alto, Saturday, November...

Original post made by Catherine Parlanti,Vice President of the Zonta Club of Silicon Valley on Oct. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2389 Views

ATHERTON

Missing Dog in Atherton, Redwood City NEED HELP Alamnac please run a story on this dog

----- Forwarded Message ---- From: Elizabeth Akers <resqrij@ridgeback.org> To: rr-folk@listbox.com; ridgeback.org@topica.com Sent:...

Original post made by Colleen Anderson on Feb. 16, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2388 Views

MENLO PARK

City to waste $24,000 on useless Greenhouse gas emissions inventory study

Next Tuesday, our dear council is going to most likely approve spending $24,000 on one of Mayor Fergusson's pet projects...

Original post made by totally-disgusted on Apr. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2387 Views

ATHERTON

Deep divisions: Another controversy erupts in Atherton

Just when it seemed as if things were quieting down, Atherton town hall is once again a house divided. This time, the lightening...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on Sep 13, 2007 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 2387 Views

MENLO PARK

Park Theater: latest salvo

Although you won't find it mentioned in the Almanac (or anywhere else, as far as I can tell) the Parks and Rec commission...

Original post made by Inquiring minds on Oct. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2387 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Square is taking a holiday break

We'll be back on January 2. Please return then with your news, views and insights. Happy Holidays....

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 21, 2007
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