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From Linfield Oaks to Saudi Arabia

Charles "Chuck" Everson holds California Landscape Architect's License #158, dated June 1, 1954. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Geoffrey Griffard, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:20 am | 1 comment | 2378 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 | 2993 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: It's up to us to bring about change in our country

I am a liberated woman, teacher, mother and grandmother who is very concerned with the future of all children and grandchildren....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 20, 2008 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 2325 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lennie Roberts to be honored for 30 years of conservation

After many years of consistent, persistent efforts in behalf of preserving hills and open spaces and wild creatures in the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mike Ferreira, on Sep 23, 2008 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zimmerman Ragtime Piano Concert to Benefit Storm Victims

Tues., Oct. 7 at 7:00 p.m. Richard Zimmerman, the grand wizard of ragtime piano, returns from Illinois to perform at the...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Nan Bostick, on Sep 24, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2368 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside Priory teacher hits the books in Africa

In my role as physics teacher at Woodside Priory School, I have thought a lot about teaching a universe of children; not...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Bill Shu, on Sep 24, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 2417 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson and SB 375 (The Steinberg Bill)

I would like to know whether or not Kelly Fergusson (as well as the other council members) support SB 375. I would like...

Original post made by Neighbor on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by steinberg no, on Sep 25, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1994 Views

SPORTS

Travel agrees with Vikings; football teams win four

Menlo-Atherton Vikings football teams ranged throughout the Bay Area with great success on Sunday, Sept. 21, winning four...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jason Mouchawar, on Sep 25, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 2775 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Willy Wonka' in Portola Valley

Helena Abbott, center, played Willy Wonka, with Alexandra Brieger, left, as Ms. Beauregarde, and Grace Brieger as Josephina...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Kelly Brieger, on Sep 26, 2008 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2828 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

POLICE CALLS

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by louise, on Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 3020 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley woman shot by intruder

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are searching for a "very tall" man of unknown race in black clothing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Carrie, on Oct 1, 2008 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 3180 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Another electric car company may come to MP

Tesla Motors' days as the only electric car dealership in Menlo Park may be numbered. ZAP!, a Santa Rosa-based electric vehicle...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan, on Oct 5, 2008 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'...but what I really want to do is produce'

For his short movie "Johnny Goner," David Harris had the cameras, the crew, the professional actors flown in from Hollywood,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by ATOWNMAMA, on Oct 5, 2008 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2183 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of property crimes strikes Menlo Park

Twenty-one property crimes were reported in Menlo Park between Saturday, Sept. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 5, according to police...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by sammy davis, on Oct 8, 2008 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park names new assistant city manager

Starla Jerome-Robinson, assistant city manager for the city of Los Altos since 1999, has been named Menlo Park's new assistant...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2186 Views

MENLO PARK

New view of Hillview Middle School

Solar panels cover the roofs in this future vision of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2661...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Go Hillview!, on Oct 8, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - October 12, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman 2. Lulu In Marrakech - Diane Johnson 3. Good Omens - Neil Gaiman 4....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Reg, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Meetings set on hiring consultant for El Camino/downtown renovation project

The public will have the chance to comment on the consultant-review process of the city's efforts to revamp properties along...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Money for Nothin, on Oct 13, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2276 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two vie for open space district seat

Veteran incumbent Ken Nitz of Redwood City faces a challenges from San Carlos parks and recreation commissioner and environmental...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by Patty Ciesla, on Oct 14, 2008 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 2228 Views

SPORTS

Hillview girls basketball team wins championship game

This Hillview Middle School sixth-grade girls basketball team, coached by Paulette Gottuso, finished its season undefeated...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Paulette Gottuso, on Oct 26, 2008 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 2818 Views
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