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AROUND TOWN

To Your Health column: Naked and topless -- the un-burger trend

Long before The Counter came to Palo Alto, my burgers were naked and topless — that is, bun-less. The Counter features an...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Sandra Schlotter, on Sep 7, 2008 at 8:56 am | 4 comments | 2066 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: What to do about charter schools

Before local high school officials and parents get too worked up about a recent petition for a new charter high school, they...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2008
Last comment by kerry memole, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:42 pm | 2 comments | 2114 Views

MENLO PARK

Where Is The Police Station?

Where is the new Police Station in the Belle Haven Neighborhood? The City Council approved the construction of a new Police...

Original post made by Curious on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Electrified, on Sep 5, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 3 comments | 1911 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: More than chutzpah in recent letter

Chutzpah — (Yiddish) brazen imprudence, gall. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6789...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by way to go, NOT!, on Sep 5, 2008 at 8:56 am | 5 comments | 1950 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council on right track with high-speed rail lawsuit

Unlike Mickie Winkler, I applaud the "high-speed rail chutzpah" of the Menlo Park and Atherton councils for joining a lawsuit...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 5, 2008 at 12:27 am | 12 comments | 1840 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opponents of new charter school give Sequoia district board earful

Charter school opponents outnumbered advocates by about 15 to 1 last week at a sparsely attended public hearing on a petition...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Deborah Henken, on Sep 4, 2008 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 2715 Views

SPORTS

Vaulters place tops in national competition

Ali Divita, 19, of the Woodside Vaulters club won the gold-level championship at the U.S. Equestrian Federation/American...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Equestrienne, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 2316 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels dies after being struck by vehicle

Carolyn Ruddell Samuels, a former resident of Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park, died Aug. 30 of injuries after being...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by A friend, on Sep 4, 2008 at 10:24 am | 1 comment | 2850 Views

MENLO PARK

Talk on physics for future presidents

Physics Professor Richard Muller of UC Berkeley will give a talk Tuesday, Sept. 8, in Menlo Park on the physics — from...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2008
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 3, 2008 at 10:44 am | 2 comments | 1860 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley plans dinner, grand opening for $20 million Town Center complex

A select group of Portola Valley donors and their family members, 75 residents in all, are receiving invitations to a dinner...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Chris, on Sep 3, 2008 at 10:29 am | 2 comments | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Get Ready For Their High-Speed Infomercial Sales Pitch

Important Notice: HIGH-SPEED RAIL STUDY SESSION There will be a High-Speed Train Joint Study Session in city council...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Aug. 25, 2008
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 1, 2008 at 7:35 pm | 2 comments | 1864 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Where are the sidewalks on Santa Cruz Avenue?

I've lived in Menlo Park for 20 years now and have watched with trepidation as parents and nannies with strollers and people...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Support the Public Schools, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:46 pm | 12 comments | 2234 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park and Atherton join high-speed rail standoff

Menlo Park and Atherton officials don't want high-speed passenger trains zooming through town, but state officials say the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Glen, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:00 pm | 5 comments | 2144 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place — a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 30, 2008 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 2544 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art with espresso: Shannon Badiee shows paintings at Konditorei

By Marjorie Mader Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=1064 posted Wednesday, February...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Art Lover, on Aug 30, 2008 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1827 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hearings set on EIR for Clos de la Tech Winery

Clos de la Tech, the vineyard west of Skyline Boulevard where T.J. Rodgers, CEO of Cypress Semiconductor, wants to build...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 29, 2008 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 2110 Views

FICTION

The search for bigfoot goes on

A prominent researcher in the search for Bigfoot works out of Menlo Park. My immediate question: why Menlo Park? I think...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:05 pm | 7 comments | 3977 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers choose their favorite shops, services

Readers tell us where they go to eat, shop, be pampered, and get into shape. <b>Photo:</b> Will Marts, left, and Manuel Orta,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by skeptic, on Aug 28, 2008 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 2162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Don't believe high-speed sales pitch

Sure, who wouldn't like to hop a train in San Francisco and step off about three hours later in Los Angeles, for the low...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Fredrick Schermer, on Aug 28, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 25 comments | 2387 Views

SPORTS

Two local vaulters place first and second in national competition

Usually, finishing second in a national championship competition is at least good enough to earn the title of best in state....

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by no name, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2424 Views
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