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ATHERTON

Was councilwoman's house built lawfully?

The question has been raised, publicly and emotionally, for at least two years: Did Atherton City Councilwoman Elizabeth...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 8, 2010 at 2:02 pm | 42 comments | 2660 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is fire district carrying fight too far?

<I>The following letter by Brian Schar was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> First,...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by RoverII, on Mar 23, 2007 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 2658 Views

MENLO PARK

After 30 years on the force, Terri Molakides calls it quits

Name a position in the Menlo Park Police Department, and chances are that Terri Molakides has held it. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2008
Last comment by Rich Cline, on Jul 9, 2008 at 11:37 am | 5 comments | 2658 Views

MENLO PARK

We are losing the battle with Noise Pollution in Menlo Park

Planes. Trains. Automobiles. Leaf Blowers. Air Compressors. Jack Hammers. Chain Saws. Chippers. Garbage Trucks. We...

Original post made by Assaulted by Noise on May. 14, 2010
Last comment by member, on Sep 1, 2010 at 8:48 pm | 14 comments | 2658 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What's in the future for libraries?

On the bookcase in Victoria Johnson's San Mateo office is a lackluster librarian action figure dressed in a calf-length,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Downwardly mobile, on Jul 20, 2007 at 11:36 am | 11 comments | 2656 Views

MENLO PARK

Waiving The Flag of Freedom

What would you think about the creation of a flag for the City of Menlo Park? As far as I know, we don't have one. Many,...

Original post made by James Lewis on Oct. 7, 2007
Last comment by James Lewis, on Oct 18, 2007 at 5:42 pm | 7 comments | 2656 Views

SPORTS

Draeger's is Alpine Minor League champion

<I>Report by Kirt Thomson, Draeger's coach.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4662...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2008
Last comment by ryan klapper, on Jun 2, 2010 at 9:04 am | 3 comments | 2656 Views

MENLO PARK

Buffet to Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Jackrabbit, on Apr 23, 2010 at 10:45 pm | 19 comments | 2656 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Robotics: Rack ‘n Roll

Following is a press release from JoAnne Goldberg, spokesperson for the M-A High Robotics Team: Menlo-Atherton Robotics...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2654 Views

WOODSIDE

Old Woodside Store Day on Sunday

History buffs of all ages can time-travel back to the 1880s on Sunday, May 6, from noon to 4 p.m. at the annual Old Woodside...

Original post made by Richard Hine on May. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2654 Views

MENLO PARK

Comments and Corrections to the Almanac’s 7/18/07 Article on Allied Arts

On the whole, Mr. Brown’s report on the Allied Arts Guild is well balanced, and accurate. However, the statements made by...

Original post made by A Friend of the Palo Alto Auxiliary and Children’s Hospital on Jul. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2654 Views

MENLO PARK

Paralyzed man settles suit for $1.6 million

The accident that left Richie Kieninger paralyzed is memorialized in a video taken with a camera phone. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Everyone in town., on Aug 25, 2007 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 2653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Oct. 13 Ragtime Concert and Benefit

Saturday, Oct. 13, at 2:30 PM Menlo Park's Nan Bostick and Gilroy's Chris and Jack Bradshaw present a multimedia 2-to-6-handed...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Sep. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2653 Views

MENLO PARK

Local parents feel squeezed out of child care

As the city of Menlo Park works to greatly reduce its subsidy of the city-run West Menlo child care program, some parents...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Working Mom in West Menlo, on May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 29 comments | 2653 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Using precious water to keep a lawn green

I live in Woodside Highlands. My neighbor is a renter who waters his lawn until it runs out the storm drains. I pointed...

Original post made by Annenlise Connell on May. 25, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on May 29, 2007 at 2:41 pm | 4 comments | 2652 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rep. Anna Eshoo's statement opposing the Iraq war escalation

Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, spoke on the floor of the House of Representatives today in support of the resolution opposing...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 15, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Feb 16, 2007 at 9:18 am | 1 comment | 2649 Views

SPORTS

MA Bears Lose to El Camino

The MA Varsity baseball team stumbles at El Camino as starting pitcher J Eclavea threw a 4 hit complete game win with a score...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jim Long, on Mar 31, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2649 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Friday, March 2 at 7 pm: Screening of "Autumn Gem." Meet the filmmakers after. Tuesday, March 6 at 6 pm: Wiley Rankin...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 29, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2649 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed rail activities to slow down on Peninsula

California's high-speed rail project will begin between the small city of Corcoran and the unincorporated community of Borden...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 5, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 4 comments | 2646 Views

MENLO PARK

District revises plan for Oak Knoll School

A revised site plan for Oak Knoll School will be presented at a parent and community meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by concerned oak knoll neighbor, on Aug 30, 2007 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 2645 Views
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