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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside Priory teacher hits the books in Africa

In my role as physics teacher at Woodside Priory School, I have thought a lot about teaching a universe of children; not...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Bill Shu, on Sep 24, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zimmerman Ragtime Piano Concert to Benefit Storm Victims

Tues., Oct. 7 at 7:00 p.m. Richard Zimmerman, the grand wizard of ragtime piano, returns from Illinois to perform at the...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Nan Bostick, on Sep 24, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 2066 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council passes resolution opposing Propositioni 1A

The Menlo Park City council last evening passed on a 3 -1 vote resolution 5826. Voting in favor were, Fergusson, Robinson...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside

<b>NOTE:</b> The Woodside trip was cancelled. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2555 ...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by WarriorSon3, on Sep 23, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 28 comments | 2784 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Red-light runners: Cameras up on El Camino at Glenwood

Another camera system to catch red-light runners has been installed in Menlo Park -- this time at the intersection of El...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 44 comments | 3578 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lennie Roberts to be honored for 30 years of conservation

After many years of consistent, persistent efforts in behalf of preserving hills and open spaces and wild creatures in the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mike Ferreira, on Sep 23, 2008 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 2103 Views

MENLO PARK

Thank you Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce

Who knows what in the world they were thinking, but assuming the candidate doesn't withdraw, it seems like the local Chamber...

Original post made by Political Observer on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 23, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 1798 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: 'Hockey grandmother' decries campaign's 'attack dog' mentality

As a proud hockey grandmother, I am furious with the GOP vice presidential nominee's use of the label "hockey mom." Read...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by mainstream, on Sep 23, 2008 at 1:07 pm | 40 comments | 3377 Views

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 | 1850 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 | 2577 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. 1788 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 | 2135 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 | 2706 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 | 2279 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 | 2261 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 | 2141 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. 2399 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 | 2228 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 | 2551 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 | 2762 Views
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