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Remembering Marion Softky from Almanac's early days

Marion Softky and I were colleagues for 35 years. She started working for the Almanac in 1969. I came aboard six years later....

Original post made on Jan. 6, 2012
Last comment by Anna Steichen, on Jan 6, 2012 at 1:42 pm | 1 comment | 1115 Views

MENLO PARK

Woman killed by train in Menlo worked at UCSF

Jasmine Ahluwalia, the 31-year-old Palo Alto resident who died after being hit by a train in Menlo Park Monday, was a post-doctoral...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2012
Last comment by Chondra, on Jan 9, 2012 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook has lots of friends at Menlo hearing

Facebook is good at making friends. That much was clear at a public hearing Monday night on an environmental report on Facebook's...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2012
Last comment by Aquamarine, on Jan 10, 2012 at 1:18 pm | 1 comment | 1130 Views

ATHERTON

Library EIR comments due today by 5:00 PM

To Atherton Residents, The Town's website contains an uncorrected Press Release that erroneously indicates that comments...

Original post made by Get informed on Jan. 11, 2012
Last comment by EIR-error, on Jan 11, 2012 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1171 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Commendation ceremony for Carl Clark

World War II veteran Carl Clark of Menlo Park will, at long last, be presented an award for his heroic actions 66 years ago...

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by Brian Belding, on Jan 12, 2012 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1343 Views

MOVIES

Around Town: A day for horses in Woodside

Woodside's annual celebration of the town's love affair with all things equine is set for Saturday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m....

Original post made on Jan. 12, 2012
Last comment by grind, on Jan 12, 2012 at 3:36 pm | 1 comment | 4370 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley 'adopts' families

Marty and Donna Mackowski, who spearhead an annual drive in their Sausal neighborhood of Portola Valley for the Salvation...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2012
Last comment by Susan K, on Jan 13, 2012 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1248 Views

ATHERTON

A modest proposal to the APOA

Much credit and thanks are due to the Atherton Police Officers' Association (APOA) for video taping various Atherton meetings...

Original post made by A modest proposal on Jan. 15, 2012
Last comment by yukidding, on Jan 15, 2012 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1058 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Scarecrows out standing in their field again

One good thing about being a scarecrow: if someone stabs and dismembers you and leaves you to molder on the cold, cold ground,...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Jeanne Kunz, on Jan 17, 2012 at 6:08 am | 1 comment | 1167 Views

WOODSIDE

Susan George kept Woodside on 'even keel'

The Woodside public in 1993 "wanted to hang the Town Council, they were doing such a bad job," Mayor Dave Tanner said in...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jan 17, 2012 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 1451 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charged by the arts

Laurel School kindergartner Emma gets the attention of her classmate Noah as they finish their artwork during an Art in Action...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Robin Allen, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:01 am | 1 comment | 1923 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Peninsula Bike Party -- Facebook tour

The bike ride will celebrate Facebook's move to Menlo Park with a tour of Facebook's former and current offices in Palo Alto...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by zuck, on Jan 27, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 836 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three gain Eagle Scout rank

Three Portola Valley youth from Boy Scout Troop 64 were honored recently at an Eagle court of Honor at Valley Presbyterian...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Abilities United, on Jan 20, 2012 at 11:10 am | 1 comment | 914 Views

MENLO PARK

Olympian, WWII vet speaks at church

With an extraordinary life story as told in the bestselling book "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand, 94-year old Louis Zamperini...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Bruce, on Jan 20, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1131 Views

WOODSIDE

Saturday: Open house for Filoli volunteers

The many ways to volunteer at Filoli will be discussed at the semi-annual volunteer recruitment open house at 9:30 a.m. Saturday,...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2012
Last comment by Say What??, on Jan 20, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1214 Views

MENLO PARK

Must Read Menlo Park Facebook Article

Apologies to the Almanac and to the Patch, but someone on this forum had to post a link to this article on the Patch that...

Original post made by David on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 23, 2012 at 10:50 am | 1 comment | 807 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woman sentenced for Portola Valley crimes

County jail, not state prison, is ahead for San Francisco resident Jennifer Leigh Prince, who was arrested in December 2010...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2012
Last comment by Janet, on Jan 23, 2012 at 12:09 pm | 1 comment | 1101 Views

AROUND TOWN

A fresh perspective on anonymous postings

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/career/the-case-of-anonymity-in-social-media/3874?tag=nl.e101 “The reason that many...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 25, 2012 at 8:57 pm | 1 comment | 834 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park may close housing department

The Menlo Park City Council asked staff Tuesday to move ahead with closing the city's housing department, which reduces...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Tax Payer, on Jan 25, 2012 at 1:28 pm | 1 comment | 998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's transition team plans future

After Clark Kepler announced his retirement from day-to-day operations at Kepler's Books in Menlo Park, an eight-member team...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2012
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Jan 27, 2012 at 1:13 pm | 1 comment | 985 Views
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