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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 | 2953 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 | 1913 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 | 2376 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 | 1921 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 | 2291 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 | 2194 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 | 2604 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 | 1882 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 | 2174 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 | 4080 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 | 2241 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 | 2450 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 | 2482 Views

WOODSIDE

Cycling event benefits the intellectually impaired

"We should take care not to make the intellect our god," Albert Einstein once said. "It has, of course, powerful muscles,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Linda Brennenstuhl, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 2517 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Andy Cohen to seek re-election to City Council

Menlo Park Mayor Andy Cohen has announced his intent to run for a second term on the City Council. Mr. Cohen is the first...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Make Some Decisions, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 19 comments | 2431 Views

WOODSIDE

Miles Files: iPhone, iGroan

Hours waiting in line, more hours driving around in the car, drastic overpricing, and a final product with significant flaws....

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by jennifer jones, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2465 Views

AROUND TOWN

A landmark emerges on the M-A High campus

A $32 million, 32,000-square-foot performing arts center is under construction on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus....

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by pomp no matter what circumstance, on Aug 27, 2008 at 7:23 pm | 9 comments | 2209 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspicious of need for red light cameras

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: I want to echo the sentiments of...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
Last comment by City Hall Scammers, on Aug 27, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 10 comments | 3287 Views

SPORTS

CA SPIN "A" fastpitch softball, looking for Pitchers for Fall

California SPIN girls Fastpitch "A" ball is looking for experienced pitchers for its 12U, 14U, 16U teams for the Fall tournament...

Original post made by Matt on Aug. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2406 Views

MENLO PARK

Pedestrian robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood

Menlo Park police are looking for a man who reportedly robbed a pedestrian at gunpoint of his jewelry and money in the Willows...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Realist, on Aug 24, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 12 comments | 2166 Views
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