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PORTOLA VALLEY

Church packed in celebration of Bill Lane

A memorial service was held Friday for longtime philanthropist and former Sunset publisher Bill Lane at Stanford Memorial...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Nate McKitterick, on Oct 4, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 2394 Views

MENLO PARK

New smoking ban goes into effect Nov. 29

With zero discussion, the Menlo Park City Council waived a second reading of the revised smoking ordinance last week, thus...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 4, 2010 at 2:11 pm | 1 comment | 1233 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tasting the real Old West

Willard Wyman of La Honda has lived the life and adventures he portrays in his novel "High Country." Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by kerrymichaelwood, on Oct 5, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 1812 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley blues festival canceled

In its quest for funds to buy and maintain open space within its boundaries, the town of Portola Valley has been raising...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by PV Volunteer, on Oct 5, 2010 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 2535 Views

ATHERTON

How does everyone feel the candidates did at the ACIL & LWV interviews

I would love to hear everyones feedback on how you felt each candidate did....

Original post made by Just Wondering on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by Interesting, on Oct 5, 2010 at 10:56 pm | 1 comment | 1171 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Blessings from above at Christ Church

If there are blessings to be had for reducing one's fossil fuel consumption, Christ Episcopal Church in Portola Valley will...

Original post made on Oct. 6, 2010
Last comment by LosAltosLocal, on Oct 6, 2010 at 10:47 am | 1 comment | 2592 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Not 'no,' but 'hell no'

On quick read, Steve Schmidt's guest opinion last week on high-speed rail seems reasonable, but the opinions are belied by...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Oct 7, 2010 at 6:19 am | 1 comment | 1166 Views

MENLO PARK

Three arrested in string of Willows burglaries

After weeks of dogged investigation, Menlo Park police have nabbed three men they think are behind the recent rash of home...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on Oct 8, 2010 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 1031 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sinfully good angel food cakes

<B>Angel Heart Cakes bring new flavors to an old-fashioned favorite Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10205...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2010
Last comment by Joan Solari, on Oct 8, 2010 at 5:18 pm | 1 comment | 1380 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Celebrating life of Christopher Chandler

A celebration of the life of Christopher Clay Chandler will be held at 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at the Menlo School Athletic...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 9, 2010 at 11:17 am | 1 comment | 2186 Views

ATHERTON

Solar Panels and Heritage Trees

We live on a property covered with approximately 30 Oak trees - many of them are heritage trees, many of them lend a beautiful,...

Original post made by Looking for answers on Oct. 9, 2010
Last comment by Central Menlo, on Oct 11, 2010 at 9:41 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

WOODSIDE

U.S. vaulting team wins gold medal

A U.S. team of seven equestrians, led by a Woodside resident and including several from the the Bay Area, won a team gold...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Ed Kahl, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2312 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today: Council meets to peruse cell phone tower site

The Town Council of Portola Valley meets outside at the corner of Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane today, Oct. 12, at 4 p.m....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by El Granadian, on Oct 12, 2010 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 8131 Views

MENLO PARK

Six vie for three seats on Menlo Park City Council

Four years ago, six candidates vied for three seats on the Menlo Park City Council, and this year is no different. But breaking...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2010
Last comment by Council Watcher, on Oct 12, 2010 at 4:43 pm | 1 comment | 1179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Folger open house, party draw crowds

Visitors "just kept coming and coming" to an open house at Folger Stable in Woodside on Sept. 19, said Nan Chapman, spokesperson...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2010
Last comment by Cath, on Oct 13, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1345 Views

WOODSIDE

Trail key day

On Saturday, Oct. 23, all Woodside Trail Club members will exchange their gate keys for new ones. What a wonderful opportunity...

Original post made by Susanna McAdam on Oct. 14, 2010
Last comment by Carole F, on Oct 19, 2010 at 6:04 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Free Hindustani Classical Music Event at CSMA in Mountain View on October 19

Join Shubha Mudgal (Vocalist, Hindustani Classical Music) for an evening of musical excerpts and conversation in this Stanford...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by CSMA, on Oct 15, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 1 comment | 3689 Views

AROUND TOWN

Where is toay's Wamp?

It's now 4:45 PM and no friday Wamp publication in any of the local bins. Has anybody else found a copy? Just a little worried...

Original post made by Free Press? on Oct. 15, 2010
Last comment by Waste Not, Wamp Not, on Oct 15, 2010 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1004 Views

MENLO PARK

David Bohannon races back to Menlo Park Politics

In Feb. 2007, the Almanac posted an article wherein David Bohannon stated he was no long going to be involved in Menlo Park...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by Andy Cohen, on Oct 17, 2010 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1222 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obama will be in Atherton Thursday, Chron reports

President Obama will host a Democratic Committee reception Thursday (Oct. 21) at the Atherton home of former state controller...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2010
Last comment by Bob, on Oct 20, 2010 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views
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