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MOVIES

Local filmmaker's work screens at Cinequest Film Festival

It's her shortest narrative film yet — only four and a half minutes long — but Kari Nevil put a lot of her heart...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2008
Last comment by Kari Nevil, on Mar 5, 2008 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 13255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: John Johns loses legal round

The saga of Atherton's ex-finance director added some new twists last week, as a judge told John Johns he had to decide between...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Mar 6, 2008 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2580 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory boys fall to Branson in NorCal semifinals

The No. 5-seeded Woodside Priory boys basketball team closed out its season at 25-6 Thursday when it fell to No. 1 Branson,...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by CoolHead, on Mar 8, 2008 at 1:11 am | 1 comment | 2799 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developing open space: Should voters decide?

A broad coalition of environmental groups wants to qualify an initiative in Redwood City to require two-thirds of city voters...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Let The People Decide, on Mar 10, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2486 Views

MENLO PARK

No Derry project without state funds?

The O'Brien Group, the San Mateo-based developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project proposed for downtown Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jeremy, on Mar 10, 2008 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 2394 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo cyclist confronts driver who struck her

It's been 15 months since the arrest of an intoxicated Hillsborough man whose pickup truck struck Menlo Park resident and...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by FairPlay, on Mar 13, 2008 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 2228 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries

These obituaries are based on information provided by families and funeral homes. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5765...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2008
Last comment by Beth Blote, on Mar 17, 2008 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 2654 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Daffodils by the thousands

About 14,000 daffodils live on Village Hill in Woodside, having been planted there by the Woodside Landscape Committee, and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by wild flower, on Mar 18, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2428 Views

FICTION

Former MP city manager ousted from manager post in Scottsdale

Jan Dolan, Menlo Park's city manager from 1990 to 2000, has been ousted from her post as city manager in Scottsdale, Arizona,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 20, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 5816 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest Opinion: Stray cat the best deal in town

By John Schulte Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5914 posted Wednesday, March 26,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by Don, on Mar 26, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2404 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fails to notify public of new laws, resident claims

For a couple of 28-year Atherton residents, timing is everything. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5901...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Terence Kenney, on Mar 27, 2008 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2743 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park hires full-time 'community engagement' director

Cherise Brandell, a 19-year employee of Battle Creek, Michigan, has been hired as Menlo Park's "community engagement" director...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 28, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 5895 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino Real

As I was driving down the lonely stretch of El Camino in Menlo Park a thought occurred to me. Why not make this long stretch...

Original post made by Pat Masia on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by Farsighted, on Mar 31, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2081 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - March 30, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1 Our Story Begins - Tobias Wolff 2 Mudbound - Hillary Jordan 3 Appeal - John Grisham ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by www.TheBayAreaIntellect.com, on May 5, 2008 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ceramics teacher shows works at gallery

Eliza Wilson Thomas, a ceramics teacher for 28 years at Peninsula School in Menlo Oaks, is among nine artists showing their...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Susan and Sandy Carnahan, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 3040 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside councilwoman charged with DUI

Woodside Councilwoman Carroll Ann Hodges spent Friday night in the First Chance substance-abuse facility in San Carlos and...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by pleased, on Apr 2, 2008 at 9:25 am | 1 comment | 2437 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bio of candidate Dr. David Morris

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1851 posted Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 6:49...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2008
Last comment by Kristin Olson, on Apr 2, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 1 comment | 2501 Views

MENLO PARK

New venture for Marche chef Howard Bulka

Howard Bulka, the founding chef at Marche restaurant in downtown Menlo Park, is leaving the world of haute cuisine and moving...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2008
Last comment by food lover, on Apr 6, 2008 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 2521 Views

MENLO PARK

DeRail -- Learn the Truth about California High Speed Rail

You can now visit the website for DeRail (a California, 501(c) public interest Corporation) at: www.derailhsr.com We...

Original post made by morris brown on Apr. 8, 2008
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 13, 2008 at 8:41 pm | 1 comment | 2352 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meet PV school board candidates Tuesday

The two candidates for a seat on the school board of the Portola Valley School District plan to participate in a candidates'...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Greg Shove, on Apr 14, 2008 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 2519 Views
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