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Letter: Time to reconsider Peninsula BART system

It is becoming increasingly clear that the ill understood high-speed rail project is the ego driven fantasy of Quentin Kopp...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Ian, on Apr 14, 2010 at 5:03 pm | 1 comment | 1223 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor sees more in Marsala probe

Something profoundly disturbing occurred last Wednesday night. It appeared that the town I love and have served loyally for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by lunatic, on Apr 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1235 Views

AROUND TOWN

Picasso Ensemble and friends perform benefit concert April 20

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a benefit concert in the sanctuary of Valley Presbyterian Church in Portola Valley on Tuesday,...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by Tim & Mia Clark, on Apr 14, 2010 at 8:30 pm | 1 comment | 1255 Views

MENLO PARK

The elegant artichoke

Artichokes and asparagus say spring to the cook. After a dreary winter of devising a dozen ways to cook chard or broccoli,...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by yum, on Apr 15, 2010 at 1:20 pm | 1 comment | 1273 Views

MENLO PARK

Activist group targets Searsville Dam

Saying the time is now to get Stanford University to commit to removing Searsville Dam, a group of local activists galvanized...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2010
Last comment by Tom H., on Apr 16, 2010 at 1:10 pm | 1 comment | 1139 Views

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Letter: Almanac's cover on high-speed rail upsetting

The cover of the March 31 Almanac is most disturbing for the abrogation of every safety law and occupation in the railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 17, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1322 Views

WOODSIDE

Mary Smith drops appeal in death of husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley, who unsuccessfully sued Woodside resident Anthony Rose over an incident that she claimed wrongfully...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1810 Views

WOODSIDE

Garden club holds 'plant festival'

"It's so much more than a plant sale," says Woodside-Atherton Garden Club spokesperson Anne Cunningham. "This year's sale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anne Cunningham, on Apr 21, 2010 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1733 Views

WOODSIDE

County joins program to get guns away from abusers

For the next two years, San Mateo County will partner with the California Department of Justice in a pilot program to get...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Woodside, CA, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1819 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

April 24: School foundation hosts auction to help offset district deficit

Leaders of the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation are hoping the foundation's annual auction, set for Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Around Town: Woodside High auction set for April 24

"Spring into Auction," Woodside High School's annual benefit auction, will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2010
Last comment by Laura Keister, on Apr 25, 2010 at 7:25 pm | 1 comment | 1147 Views

ATHERTON

Tough Questions for Mike Wasmann

During my audit of the Building Department, I identified several properties with zoning violations of an egregious nature:...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by richard marks, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:06 am | 1 comment | 1277 Views

ATHERTON

A Story about the Almanac's Reporting

Last Friday I wrote Renee Batti to let her know that I would not be comming by her office to present her with documentary...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by saul leibowitz, on Apr 27, 2010 at 7:55 am | 1 comment | 2134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Four stabbed in San Mateo hotel

Four people were stabbed early Sunday morning at a Marriott hotel in San Mateo, a police sergeant said. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2010
Last comment by Monk, on Apr 27, 2010 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 1099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chief: Fatal Menlo Park fire appears accidental

A fatal fire at a Menlo Park home early Tuesday morning appears to have started accidentally, Menlo Park Fire Protection...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 1 comment | 1178 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries: Dr. William Tevis dies at 87

Dr. William Wade Tevis, who served on the staffs of Sequoia Hospital and Stanford Medical Center, died quietly April 11 at...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Lorraine Bailin, on Apr 30, 2010 at 5:55 pm | 1 comment | 1328 Views

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Mary Smith drops appeal in death of her husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley has paid approximately $100,000 to compensate Woodside resident Anthony Rose, a former superintendent...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by tom, on May 4, 2010 at 12:36 am | 1 comment | 1308 Views

MENLO PARK

Elections 2010:Yoriko Kishimoto: living the dream

Note: This is one in a series of stories on candidates for the state Assembly's 21st District seat in the June 8 Democratic...

Original post made on May. 4, 2010
Last comment by Johnny, on May 4, 2010 at 3:48 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elections 2010: Assembly candidate Yoriko Kishimoto is living the dream

Of the three Democrats running for Ira Ruskin's seat in the 21st Assembly District, Yoriko Kishimoto is the only one who...

Original post made on May. 5, 2010
Last comment by Rob Tanner, on May 5, 2010 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1292 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Mental health conference at Menlo Pres

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is hosting a community mental health conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8, at...

Original post made on May. 7, 2010
Last comment by Erica Rader, on May 7, 2010 at 2:48 pm | 1 comment | 1099 Views
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Early Decision Blues
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Death with Dignity
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