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SPORTS

Perkins Twins Help Kick off New Basketball Program in Oakland

Twins, Jesse and Christian Perkins of Menlo Park were invited as two of the premier local basketball players, to help launch...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Jun. 5, 2007
Last comment by edgardo molina, on Jul 22, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 3 comments | 3500 Views

AROUND TOWN

Remembering Mike Thompson of KCEA

Mike Thompson, the longtime on-air host of big band and swing music on the KCEA (89.1 FM) radio station in Atherton, died...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2008
Last comment by Phil L., on Apr 27, 2008 at 1:47 pm | 32 comments | 3500 Views

FICTION

Willows traffic plan hits dead stop in Menlo Park

The rhetoric was bloodthirsty, for a Menlo Park City Council meeting: One after another public speaker urged the council...

Original post made on Jun. 8, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 15, 2011 at 11:00 pm | 15 comments | 3500 Views

MOVIES

Final Friday Flicks at Atherton Library

Friday March 27th at 7 PM, the family film night screening will be a recent Dreamworks animated tale of a panda who dreams...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Mar. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3499 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council split on Bohannon project

Menlo Park Councilman Heyward Robinson supplied a cliffhanger at the City Council meeting Tuesday, May 25, for people who...

Original post made on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by get your facts right, on May 28, 2010 at 10:06 pm | 30 comments | 3499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Fee for paper bags is outrageous

Some too narrowly focused and overenthusiastic "protectors of the environment" have convinced many Peninsula city councils...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2013
Last comment by Steve, on Apr 1, 2013 at 12:28 pm | 20 comments | 3499 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Grand jury dings San Mateo County for failing to rein in sooaring pension costs

San Mateo County doesn't have enough money to cover promised retirement costs that could total $2 billion, not the $1 billion...

Original post made by Susan Smith on Apr. 16, 2013
Last comment by Bob, on Apr 19, 2013 at 10:47 am | 14 comments | 3499 Views

MENLO PARK

Why I Voted For The Derry Project AND Support the Referendum

Letter from Kelly Fergusson, Vice Mayor, Menlo Park Dear Menlo Park Resident, Many of you have asked me if I am supporting...

Original post made by Kelly Fergusson on Oct. 27, 2006
Last comment by mptaxpayer, on Nov 8, 2006 at 12:07 pm | 4 comments | 3494 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Conflicting views of financing PV Town Center project

The following pro-and-con opinions, one by Portola Valley Mayor Ted Driscoll, the other by residents Charles Engles and Ed...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3494 Views

ATHERTON

Russian Orthodox church celebrates 60 years

Epiphany, January 19, 2013, was an important day for members of the Nativity of the Holy Virgin, a Russian Orthodox church...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2013
Last comment by , on Feb 6, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 3494 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Is JZ Cool worth checking out?

Has anyone eaten at JZ Cool since it reopened after renovations? I tried to get lunch there this afternoon, but it was closed,...

Original post made by Always hungry on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 3, 2009 at 10:15 pm | 3 comments | 3493 Views

MENLO PARK

Foster's Freeze

When the time comes for Fosters Freeze to move, the old Arbie's site should be considered. It has higher visibility and better...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Oct. 31, 2006
Last comment by George, on Nov 29, 2006 at 3:12 pm | 2 comments | 3492 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Light Needed at University Dr and Menlo Ave.

It happened again! About 5:15 PM on November 13, I saw a pedestrian hit by a car as she attempted to cross the street at...

Original post made by Amy Klein on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Roxanne Rorapaugh, on Dec 10, 2006 at 5:59 pm | 5 comments | 3491 Views

WOODSIDE

Steve Jobs wealth not an issue

The following letter by John Clark was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: I find it offensive...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3488 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park restores deleted public emails

In the wake of outrage over the deletion of public emails sent to the City Council, the city of Menlo Park has now decided...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2013
Last comment by The Public, on Mar 8, 2013 at 7:54 am | 17 comments | 3488 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on trails

Much of the time, it is cool in Portola Valley when it's hot elsewhere, but there is nothing cool about the ongoing dispute...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 24, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 3486 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ex-official seeks records on candidate, councilman, staff

Atherton's former finance director John Johns is seeking an array of e-mails, memos and other documents in three California...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2008
Last comment by Kathleen O'Keefe, on Jan 11, 2009 at 9:08 pm | 5 comments | 3485 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Big bike rides exacerbate cyclist/motorist tensions

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac:</B> Editor: I am appalled at Brian Peterson's piece...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by Dr. Greg Wright, on Jan 9, 2007 at 4:48 pm | 7 comments | 3483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Double Standard on Misoginist Attacks

Rush Limbaugh was correctly chastized for his misogynistic comments regarding Sandra Fluke, a Georgetown law sudent, who...

Original post made by Double Standard on Mar. 7, 2012
Last comment by Haywood, on Apr 24, 2012 at 11:19 am | 83 comments | 3480 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Supervisor Carole Groom lied says Ling La

Sam Trans Whistleblower Ling La responds to Carole Groom's comment from a candidate interview this week. San Mateo County...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on May. 8, 2014
Last comment by Thank you, on May 11, 2014 at 2:49 pm | 12 comments | 3479 Views
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