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MENLO PARK

MP man pleads not guilty to attempted murder

A 22-year-old Menlo Park man has pleaded not guilty to four counts of attempted murder in connection with a shooting last...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by getmoney, on Sep 22, 2008 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 1774 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Got Greed? Government & Corporate America at their worst

With the latest news of another government bailout in the financial sector, three things become clear: Corporate leaders,...

Original post made by Richard V on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Gato Gordo, on Sep 22, 2008 at 2:52 pm | 19 comments | 2510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Sept 21, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Anathem - Neal Stephenson 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1726 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 | 2073 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 | 2613 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac makes push for delivery by mail

In an effort to reduce our carbon footprint and eliminate use of the ubiquitous blue plastic bags, The Almanac is beginning...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Rexie, on Sep 19, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 12 comments | 2192 Views

ATHERTON

M-A Bears kick off football season

The Bears are big. Even bigger than last year when M-A went 7-0 (11-2 overall) in the PAL and lost to Palo Alto in the CCS...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Grizzly Sue, on Sep 19, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2187 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 2068 Views

SPORTS

Menlo rolls to second straight football win

Playing well on both sides of the ball, the Menlo School football team won its second straight with an easy 39-14 nonleague...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2324 Views

ATHERTON

Fire district takes reins on Atherton evacuation plan

Atherton officials have cleared the way for the Menlo Park fire district to take the lead on disaster and evacuation planning...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2008
Last comment by Getting prepared, on Sep 16, 2008 at 2:23 pm | 1 comment | 2166 Views

MENLO PARK

Winkler letter in almanac

This weeks Almanac had the following letter from ex-Mayor Winkler. high-speed rail vote Editor: This letter is about...

Original post made by good riddance on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by observer, on Sep 16, 2008 at 1:15 pm | 14 comments | 2511 Views

SPORTS

Guest opinion: Ref calls foul on beer and sports

I have been a soccer and baseball official for over 40 years and cannot fathom the logic put forth in your article last week,...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2008
Last comment by Mrs. Lovejoy, on Sep 15, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 2 comments | 2591 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ponying up to save Folger Stable

If work on the historic Folger Stable begins next spring, as anticipated, it will be the culmination of years of labor. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2007
Last comment by Frol, on Sep 15, 2008 at 3:03 pm | 3 comments | 2817 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley: Players can have a beer after the game

The drinking may continue, within limits. Portola Valley's adult sandlot athletes are free to enjoy a beer or a glass of...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Elle, on Sep 15, 2008 at 12:48 pm | 2 comments | 2080 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers Sept 14, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Anathem - Neal Stephenson 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 15, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1863 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

30-year engagement for Iris Harrell, Ann Benson

A local lesbian couple prepares for a walk down the aisle after the California Supreme Court clears the way. <a href="//www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2427">...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2008
Last comment by Virgil, on Sep 15, 2008 at 11:19 am | 30 comments | 3352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Prepare-for-Disaster Day set for Saturday

To help organizations, businesses and individuals improve their emergency plans, San Mateo County will hold its fourth annual...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chess for Fun at Atherton Library

Chess for Fun begins its ninth season at the Atherton Library on October 1st, 2008. These free one and a half hour sessions...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Sep. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2123 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Bike tunnel idea a waste of money

It is a shameful waste of the city of Menlo Park's money to pay a consultant $41,000 to study the feasibility and placement...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by Same old rant, on Sep 11, 2008 at 12:54 pm | 7 comments | 2230 Views

WOODSIDE

Petition effort succeeds: Grass will grow on Woodside K-3 soccer field

The tempest over synthetic grass at Woodside School is apparently over. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4617...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2008
Last comment by Rick Cuevas, on Sep 11, 2008 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 2397 Views
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