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New pitch made for sparing Granny oak tree

Four days ahead of a Sept. 6 deadline for destruction, the neighbors of a centuries-old heritage oak tree called "Granny"...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2011
Last comment by ugh, on Sep 3, 2011 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 1777 Views


Tips on coexisting with mountain lions

A researcher who has spent the last three years studying mountain lions in the Santa Cruz Mountains says that due to development,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2011
Last comment by larry darnell, on Sep 14, 2011 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 4845 Views


Guest opinion: Cargill — If you build it, the roads will clog

After years of debate, just about everybody has heard of Cargill's hugely controversial proposal to build a new city on Redwood...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2011
Last comment by Mimi Wolf, on Sep 30, 2011 at 7:12 pm | 1 comment | 2462 Views


Reward now $8,400 in cat-drowning case

The reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction in a Redwood Shores cat drowning has reached $8,400, Scott...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2011
Last comment by Suspicious, on Nov 7, 2011 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views


Marine Corps Birthday! Ooh Rah! 11/10/11

Please join me on November 10, 2011, in wishing the United States Marine Corps a Happy 236th Birthday. I'm proud to honor...

Original post made by Dave Bragg- Firefighter/Combat Veteran on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 10, 2011 at 9:07 am | 1 comment | 1311 Views


Letter: $10 million not enough for Alpine Road trail

It's been over 10 years since Stanford University asked Santa Clara County for a permit to build 5 million feet of development...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2011
Last comment by janet, on Nov 24, 2011 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1388 Views


Woodside: Old miniature golf course uncovered

Remnants of a forgotten piece of history have surfaced right on Woodside Road in Woodside -- some earthy mounds of dirt,...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2011
Last comment by SERF, on Nov 27, 2011 at 10:51 am | 1 comment | 1727 Views


Charter school would focus on jobs

If you're lucky, as a teen you take a job or an internship that becomes an instructive watershed moment. You think you like...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2011
Last comment by Jim Becker, on Dec 14, 2011 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2037 Views


East Palo Alto police desperate for toy donations

On the morning of Dec. 24 East Palo Alto police officers and staff plan to distribute toys to needy families and their children...

Original post made on Dec. 23, 2011
Last comment by GIVING BACK, on Dec 23, 2011 at 10:04 am | 1 comment | 1604 Views


How do you know it's a police officer?

After a young woman from Atherton was pulled over recently by what turned out to be a police impersonator who stole her car...

Original post made on Dec. 28, 2011
Last comment by concerned, on Dec 28, 2011 at 5:05 pm | 1 comment | 1632 Views


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 | 1426 Views


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 | 1919 Views


Will town say 'yea' to Willie Mays Way?

With the backing of most residents of the street, a local Little League leader wants the town of Atherton to rename Mount...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2012
Last comment by G. Jones, on Feb 1, 2012 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1436 Views


Speakers: Don't halt Belle Haven services

Rarely does anyone show up to a budget hearing to say "please cut my program." The Menlo Park City Council's Jan. 30 study...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2012
Last comment by Disgusted, on Feb 2, 2012 at 2:02 pm | 1 comment | 1423 Views


Menlo finds itself in unusual position this late in WBAL race

==B Tuesday's girls' soccer:== With only four matches left in the regular season, the Menlo School girls' soccer team is...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2012
Last comment by Hi, on Feb 14, 2012 at 10:26 pm | 1 comment | 3593 Views


Caltrans joins spraying moratorium

Residents of rural San Mateo County have one less thing to worry about this spring, since the California Department of Transportation...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Amy Shimmick, on Feb 24, 2012 at 8:50 pm | 1 comment | 3275 Views


Menlo Park fire district to rebuild East Palo Alto fire station

A fire station built 56 years ago in East Palo Alto will give way to a modern facility during the next year as the district...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by , on Mar 5, 2012 at 3:40 am | 1 comment | 1988 Views


Can't make it to Belgium?

Read the full story here posted Monday, March 5, 2012, 9:33 PM...

Original post made on Mar. 6, 2012
Last comment by Ryan Williams , on Mar 6, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 1385 Views


Gates shares optimism, frustrations on poverty

Freshly back from Ethiopia and Zambia, philanthropist Bill Gates Wednesday shared with a Stanford audience his optimism and...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 10, 2012 at 8:36 am | 1 comment | 4795 Views


Atherton: Paul Baran named to Internet Hall of Fame

Atherton inventor Paul Baran, who died last year, was inducted Monday into the Internet Hall of Fame in Geneva, Switzerland....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by RUKiddingMe?, on Apr 24, 2012 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1582 Views
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