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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 | 2212 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 | 2205 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 | 2087 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. 2342 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 | 2183 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 | 2521 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 | 2646 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 | 2840 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 | 2090 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. 1870 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 | 3421 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. 1707 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. 2137 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 | 2243 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 | 2426 Views

MENLO PARK

Bayfront Park gets a new name

Bayfront Park is now "Bedwell Bayfront Park." The Menlo Park City Council voted 5-0 on Sept. 9 to rename the 160-acre park...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2008
Last comment by Caron Rakich, on Sep 10, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 1 comment | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big high-speed rail meeting in Menlo Park

California High Speed Rail Authority board member Rod Diridon is among the expected speakers at a Sept. 9 study session...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Nick, on Sep 9, 2008 at 7:24 pm | 48 comments | 2501 Views

WOODSIDE

Robert Jamplis to serve as Navy pilot

Robert Prior Jamplis was commissioned as a lieutenant junior grade on Aug. 22 at the U.S. Naval Base in Jacksonville, Florida....

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Woodside Friends, on Sep 9, 2008 at 4:19 pm | 1 comment | 2510 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Service Seeks Volunteers for Senior Peer Counseling

On October 10th from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM, Family Service Agency of San Mateo County welcomes anyone interested in becoming a...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Sep. 9, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1875 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Groundbreaking: Environmental Volunteers to Restore Sea Scout House

Join Environmental Volunteers at 1 pm on Sunday, Sept 14, 2008 at the Palo Alto Baylands for a Groundbreaking Ceremony to...

Original post made by Carol Broadbent Fields on Sep. 9, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1964 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
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Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
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Just say no
By Jessica T | 6 comments | 1,306 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 839 views

As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
By Erin Glanville | 4 comments | 297 views