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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo announces Nathaniel Healy as new head of school

The assistant head of a Seattle private school will become the new head at Menlo School July 1, Menlo announced Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2012
There are no comments yet. 4119 Views

ATHERTON

Arrested suspect may be tied to Atherton burglaries

A burglary suspect arrested Tuesday in Redwood City may be tied to a series of Atherton burglaries in the Selby Lane area,...

Original post made on Jan. 31, 2014
Last comment by Shawn, on Jan 31, 2014 at 11:54 pm | 1 comment | 4118 Views

MENLO PARK

Driver not faulted in Rodney Smith bicycle fatality on Sand Hill Road

The Sand Hill Road traffic accident that killed Portola Valley resident Rodney Smith apparently happened as a result of...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by John Murphy, on Jul 16, 2007 at 4:22 pm | 8 comments | 4111 Views

FICTION

Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 4110 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwiches Declared Racist

Verenice Gutierrez, a principal at a Portland Oregon K-8 schools has declared PB&J sandwiches racist. For the article...

Original post made by RUOOYFM on Nov. 22, 2013
There are no comments yet. 4102 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Lanes still closed on 101; fatalities ID'd

Traffic on U.S. Highway 101 in San Mateo continues to be limited to one lane in north and southbound directions this...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Sep 13, 2010 at 7:29 pm | 5 comments | 4099 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle Chaos

Yesterday, at about 10:30 AM, at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Portola Road, while I was waiting to turn left onto...

Original post made by Local Driver on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 65 comments | 4098 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2009 says farewell to Menlo-Atherton High School

Menlo-Atherton High School graduated the Class of 2009 on Thursday, June 4. Click headline or photo to view a brief summary...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by MA Senior, on Jun 11, 2009 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 4097 Views

MOVIES

Borders bookstore to close

Borders bookstore in downtown Palo Alto will close by the end of September as part of the liquidation of the national chain,...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2011
Last comment by Nostalgic, on Jul 20, 2011 at 10:38 am | 1 comment | 4096 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Time for action at the ballot box

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her email group on Feb. 22. Fellow Residents, In private...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 7, 2009 at 6:08 am | 65 comments | 4092 Views

ATHERTON

Six-alarm Redwood City fire under control

Firefighters have controlled a six-alarm fire at a machine shop in Redwood City this morning that spread to four nearby...

Original post made on Jan. 17, 2014
Last comment by Dgkasmauskas, on Jan 19, 2014 at 6:46 am | 6 comments | 4092 Views

OTHER TOPICS

1944 Gene Kelly film burns at Stanford Theatre

The 1944 film "Cover Girl," starring Gene Kelly and Rita Hayworth, caught fire Thursday night about 10 minutes into the film...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by ron genauer, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 4089 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Exotic cars and croissants in Menlo Park

Menlo Park may seem like an odd location for an exotic car show, given the city's predilection for biking, walking and other...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2014
Last comment by Julie, on Jun 17, 2014 at 6:43 pm | 6 comments | 4087 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 4085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Almanac editorial: Thomsen, Ferrando for high school board

<I>This editorial was published in the Oct. 21, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> With the seats of retiring members Sally...

Original post made by News Guy on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Oct 21, 2009 at 10:13 pm | 9 comments | 4083 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Share your favorite holiday cookie recipes

I'd like to liven up my selection of Christmas cookies this year. Does anyone have a favorite recipe they'd like to share? For...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 1, 2006
Last comment by Joe, on Nov 23, 2007 at 5:39 pm | 3 comments | 4081 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo rallies for second try at Menlo Park store

Three years after shelving plans for a Menlo Park store, Beverages & More (BevMo) is back. The alcohol retailer has filed...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2010
Last comment by Janet Medlin, on Sep 27, 2010 at 1:36 pm | 74 comments | 4078 Views

AROUND TOWN

Learning science, math and more in school garden

There's a lot more growing in the garden at Corte Madera School in Portola Valley than plants. The school garden has, for...

Original post made on Jan. 8, 2015
Last comment by Chris, on Jan 8, 2015 at 11:03 am | 1 comment | 4078 Views

ATHERTON

Man killed by train in Atherton

A Walnut Creek man, 33, was struck and killed by a train at Watkins Avenue in Atherton around 9:30 p.m. Thursday. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2014
Last comment by DRose, on Jul 15, 2014 at 12:37 pm | 16 comments | 4077 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequel to Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

Since I first posted Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts http://www.almanacnews.com/square/2014/08/01/dissolution-dialogue-on-healthcare-districts...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 12, 2014
Last comment by neighbor, on Sep 14, 2014 at 12:14 pm | 15 comments | 4077 Views
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Spring food and drink goings on
By Elena Kadvany | 0 comments | 2,528 views

Couple’s Strife: 3 Tools for a Happier Relationship
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,251 views

The Sad Family Photo
By Cheryl Bac | 0 comments | 1,066 views

Out of Menlo
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 952 views

The MP School District Board Should Approve the O’Connor Boundary Change.
By Stuart Soffer | 3 comments | 857 views