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Murder suspect pleads not guilty

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh of unincorporated Woodside has pleaded not guilty to charges of premeditated murder for financial...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 28, 2010 at 10:21 am | 1 comment | 1503 Views

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Judge won't reopen high-speed-rail challenge

The case challenging high-speed rail studies and route selection has been finalized by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Student, on Aug 28, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1411 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park youth named to national advisory board on childhood obesity

The crunch of a bag of potato chips and the sizzling fizz of a can of soda constitute a daily symphony for many children...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 30, 2010 at 10:18 am | 1 comment | 2138 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Good Time To Buy and Build

Now that Half Moon Bay appears to be in foreclosure or in deep economic trouble with a ton of foreclosures going on, it seems...

Original post made by VCapitlist on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Investor, on Oct 7, 2010 at 11:53 am | 1 comment | 1245 Views

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Bill Lane honored at Town Council meeting

The Portola Valley Town Council honored one of its own on Wednesday, Aug. 25, by setting out the chair usually occupied by...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Philippe Cohen, on Aug 30, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1454 Views

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Menlo Park siblings arrested in hotel robbery

A brazen late-night attack on a Palo Alto hotel worker in his room has ended with the arrest of two Menlo Park siblings....

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by eric, on Sep 2, 2010 at 12:50 am | 1 comment | 1543 Views

MENLO PARK

Beltramo brothers try to reduce number of affordable housing units tonight

From the San Jose Mercury News http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_15959548?nclick_check=1 Come on Almanac at least...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:16 am | 1 comment | 1229 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College changes affiliation, but not goals

Coming off its best season in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, the Menlo College football team is hoping to build...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 1, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 3274 Views

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LETTERS

<B>Reduced parking time in Menlo will hurt business Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10067...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 2, 2010 at 11:41 am | 1 comment | 1121 Views

WOODSIDE

Those were the days

This circa 1890s view of Menlo Park shows the home of William A. Doyle. The woman standing on the porch is not identified....

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2010
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 6, 2010 at 9:14 am | 1 comment | 1752 Views

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Unions remain silent about candidate interviews

Menlo Park's six City Council hopefuls are now wading through the nearly endless series of interviews each candidate undergoes...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 7, 2010 at 12:41 pm | 1 comment | 1278 Views

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Guest opinion: A commemoration for Bill Lane

As the Portola Valley community mourns the passing of Bill Lane, I would like to share a personal account of how his supportive...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 7, 2010 at 3:00 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

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It's showtime

Jeffrey Adair, successful businessman and longtime director of the Menlo School benefit, is back in show business. He's appearing...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Danielle Santana, on Sep 7, 2010 at 7:19 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

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Guest opinion: Portola Valley's famous watering holes

Before the end of World War II, Portola Valley was a quiet place of horses, hayfields and strawberry patches. A few small...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by dave schummers, on Sep 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 1739 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district salutes teachers, staff

As the 2010-2011 school year shifts into gear, the Sequoia Union High School District has announced its annual awards to...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2010
Last comment by Rachel Andres, on Sep 9, 2010 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2278 Views

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Saving the planet pledge by pledge

The Holland sisters of Portola Valley are little girls who think big ... really big. Kylie, 11, Devon, 10, and Piper, 8,...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 1 comment | 1488 Views

MENLO PARK

Brownie troop helps Fund-A-Teacher

<I>This information was submitted by Parke Treadway of the Menlo Park-Atherton Education Foundation.</I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2010
Last comment by Ano Nymous, on Sep 10, 2010 at 9:47 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views

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Local firefighters help out in San Bruno

Local firefighters played a role in fighting the massive residential fire that began with the explosion of a gas pipeline...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Voter, on Sep 16, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1096 Views

WOODSIDE

City on a hill

With the completion of some 55 apartments on the hilltop campus of Canada College, faculty and staff now have convenient...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:10 am | 1 comment | 2202 Views

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Dentist rides, raises money for benefit

Menlo Park dentist and cyclist Jan Gabus recently rode his bicycle across Iowa for seven days and 461 miles, raising $9,000...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andrew, on Sep 17, 2010 at 11:31 am | 1 comment | 1216 Views
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