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PORTOLA VALLEY

Death of cyclist who fell on Sand Hill Road ruled 'accidental'

Deborah Johnson, the 51-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist who died July 24 in Stanford Hospital after falling off her bike in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Alexis, on Oct 8, 2008 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 3784 Views

MENLO PARK

John Boyle's Viewpoint on HSR 10/01/08

Making the case for high-speed rail By John Boyle The Menlo Park and Atherton city councils recently voted to join a lawsuit...

Original post made by Morris Brwon on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Oct 7, 2008 at 10:18 am | 15 comments | 2325 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fifth candidate joins council race

The race for two seats on the Atherton City Council got a little more interesting. Less than an hour before the 5 p.m. filing...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Craig Hirst, on Oct 6, 2008 at 9:31 pm | 4 comments | 2496 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock on at the Menlo-Atherton Fashion Show

Come and support "Rock On" - the Menlo-Atherton High School Fashion Show! Gather some friends and rock and roll on Saturday,...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report cites benefits of high-speed rail

A statewide high-speed train would significantly improve Bay Area transportation, as well as create thousands of jobs in...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Robert Fisher, on Oct 6, 2008 at 2:37 pm | 13 comments | 2083 Views

MENLO PARK

MP, Atherton councils: Vote no on Prop. 1A

Just vote no. That's the message from Menlo Park and Atherton city council members regarding Proposition 1A, the high-speed...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Richard Rider, on Oct 6, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - October 5, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Supreme Courtship - Christopher Buckley 2. Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wrobleski 3. Anathem...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1929 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city manager gets bonus

Menlo Park City Council members must be satisfied with the job City Manager Glen Rojas is doing in the city's top post. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Oct 6, 2008 at 8:48 am | 3 comments | 1974 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'...but what I really want to do is produce'

For his short movie "Johnny Goner," David Harris had the cameras, the crew, the professional actors flown in from Hollywood,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by ATOWNMAMA, on Oct 5, 2008 at 10:54 pm | 1 comment | 2002 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Another electric car company may come to MP

Tesla Motors' days as the only electric car dealership in Menlo Park may be numbered. ZAP!, a Santa Rosa-based electric vehicle...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by Jonathan, on Oct 5, 2008 at 8:56 pm | 1 comment | 2159 Views

ATHERTON

Candidate forums set for Atherton, Menlo Park

Atherton candidates to square off on Oct. 2; Menlo Park forum scheduled for Oct. 8. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2572...

Original post made on Sep. 29, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Armstrong, on Oct 4, 2008 at 4:28 pm | 22 comments | 2446 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Haste and waste in downtown planning

Before he criticizes the pace of Menlo Park City Council action on the El Camino Real visioning effort, Rick Ciardella should...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2008
Last comment by Best council in years, on Oct 2, 2008 at 11:04 pm | 21 comments | 2348 Views

MENLO PARK

Who’s responsible for Allied Arts disaster?

My husband and I recently returned from a six-month trip to find that the Woodside-Atherton Auxiliary to the Packard Children’s...

Original post made by Mrs. S. on May. 29, 2007
Last comment by JANELLE A. ARMSTRONG, on Oct 2, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 11 comments | 3905 Views

AROUND TOWN

Councils urge No vote on the high-speed rail

Just vote no. That's the message from Menlo Park and Atherton city council members regarding Proposition 1A, the high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Oct 2, 2008 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 1990 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo says why she voted for bailout bill

Calling it "as tough a vote I have ever taken in Congress," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, said that she voted for the financial...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by i voted for anna, on Oct 2, 2008 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 2169 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Economy's Effect on the Mental Health of Families in Silicon Valley

As the unemployment rate in Silicon Valley sits at a four-year high and consumer prices continue to soar, many parents are...

Original post made by Adolescent Counseling Services on Oct. 2, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2341 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley woman shot by intruder

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are searching for a "very tall" man of unknown race in black clothing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Carrie, on Oct 1, 2008 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2905 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

POLICE CALLS

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by louise, on Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2694 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Counterproductive' politics at play in Menlo Park?

Of late The Almanac has printed numerous letters espousing the "residentialist" future for Menlo Park, which another letter-writer...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Big Daddy, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1950 Views

MENLO PARK

BRING BACK THE BENCH

I'm a frequent visitor to the Menlo Park Library, and every time I go there I am distressed anew to see the apparently homeless...

Original post made by Autumn Stanley on Oct. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2040 Views
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