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MENLO PARK

City official resigns post

Barbara Santos George, director of Menlo Park's community services department, has resigned. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4320...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Librarian, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:39 pm | 1 comment | 1514 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Finding the gold in Chilean wine country

Local woman and her family transform their great-grandfather's Chilean cattle ranch into vineyards, and make their mark in...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by Rob Decker, on Jul 2, 2009 at 2:14 pm | 1 comment | 3515 Views

AROUND TOWN

Blackwell and Michael Duo Concert

Kenny Blackwell and Dorian Michael are a mandolin/guitar duo that play a wide range of music, from bluegrass to blues, jazz,...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1314 Views

AROUND TOWN

CLAP Arts at Atherton Library

CLAP Arts is an interactive theatre arts program for ages 5 and up. Monday, July 6 at 4 PM, they will appear at the Atherton...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 2, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1413 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside road rage leads to pepper spraying and arrest

In the right hands, a can of pepper spray can come in handy. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4712...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Anne, on Jul 1, 2009 at 6:06 pm | 14 comments | 3718 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Details released on drowning of mother, child

A mother and her young daughter who drowned after a strong current yanked them into the Pacific Ocean from Montara State...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by Anna, on Jul 1, 2009 at 4:58 pm | 2 comments | 1626 Views

WOODSIDE

Smythe offers solution to Jackling house dilemma

A Palo Alto venture capitalist and enthusiast of homes designed by architect George Washington Smith may reuse significant...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Jul 1, 2009 at 2:03 pm | 3 comments | 2070 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steven Chu speaks in Menlo Park on U.S. energy future

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is coming to Menlo Park Friday to talk about his vision for the country's energy future. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Friend of dept. of energy, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Nancy Gilliland performs at Marqs in Menlo

Vocalist and pianist Nancy Gilliland performs tonight (June 30) at 6 p.m. at Marqs in Menlo, 1143 Crane St. in Menlo Park....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greta, on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 1575 Views

OTHER TOPICS

U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Melody, on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 1494 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Almanac editor, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1411 Views

SPORTS

Partners team wins Little League championship

The Partners team of the Alpine-West Menlo Little League Majors Division faced as formidable a challenge as it had all season...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by matt johnston, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers $124 million in 'community benefits' for hospital expansion

New bike lanes, an expanded shuttle service and a $23.1 million payment for affordable housing are all items the Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Why Unions?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 1894 Views

MENLO PARK

Best Laid Plans Sabotaged

The June 17 Almanac article, The Best Laid Plans states that “Morris Brown interprets the referendum drive on the four-story...

Original post made by Watchful Eye on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by OK, so now..., on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 29 comments | 1780 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Brad Blocker of Portola Valley dies in skiing accident

Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday for Brad W. Blocker, 48, of Portola Valley, who died Friday following a skiing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patrick McDavid, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 35 comments | 5356 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside weighs demo permit for Steve Jobs

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday, June 23, will consider issuing a second demolition permit for the Jackling house,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 29, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 7 comments | 2350 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of June 28, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 2 Shanghai Girls Lisa See 3 Gone Tomorrow Lee Child 4 Short...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1293 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by red herring, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 2680 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District raises concerns about school site

Officials from the Sequoia Union High School District are criticizing the efforts of Everest Public High School to set up...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 28, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 52 comments | 3033 Views

ATHERTON

Trial starts for Atherton employee accused of battery

Opening arguments are set for 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 29, for the trial of Atherton public works supervisor Troy Henderson....

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 2090 Views
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