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MENLO PARK

Caltrain horns getting louder

Locals who have complained recently that horn blasts from Caltrain locomotives have gotten louder aren't imagining things....

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Belmont Resident, on Aug 28, 2009 at 10:31 am | 39 comments | 4064 Views

MENLO PARK

Study session on Mandarin immersion charter

With only a few weeks before it must vote on authorizing a Mandarin immersion charter school in the district, the board...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on Oct 28, 2014 at 12:34 pm | 6 comments | 4063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Another accident takes down fence on Marsh Road

Marsh Road will be closed on Tuesday, Dec. 22, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., to make repairs to the Atherton Channel fence, something...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2015
Last comment by MP Resident, on Dec 23, 2015 at 1:46 pm | 24 comments | 4063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lolly Font on living life to its fullest

Lolly Font of Menlo Park teaches yoga at the California Yoga Center in Palo Alto, which she co-founded in 1980. She loves...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2013
Last comment by Martha Ozer, on Nov 24, 2013 at 6:13 am | 2 comments | 4062 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton residents replace lawn with artificial turf

A local couple who replaced 8,500-square-feet of lawn with artificial turf hope their water-saving move will inspire other...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 9:42 am | 20 comments | 4062 Views

MENLO PARK

Veteran shopkeeper opens 'No. 6' in Menlo Park

Lee Murphy of Menlo Park just opened her sixth women's retail store on the Peninsula, so naturally she is calling her newest...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2015
Last comment by dana hendrickson, on Jul 9, 2015 at 1:16 pm | 1 comment | 4060 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Pleasure for the Palate at Red Lotus

My family and I enjoyed a most delicious dinner at Red Lotus in the Ladera Shopping Center. The restaurant features the cuisine...

Original post made by Renee M. on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:29 pm | 1 comment | 4060 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hanretty named Portola Valley superintendent

Tim Hanretty, who has served as chief financial officer and assistant superintendent for the Portola Valley and Woodside...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by CITIZEN00, on Oct 22, 2012 at 3:24 pm | 6 comments | 4059 Views

AROUND TOWN

Review: 'Bistro' is a dolled-up diner

I don't know whether to be appalled or charmed by American Girl, which has bestowed its newest and only Bay Area store on...

Original post made on Jan. 10, 2014
Last comment by confused, to say the least, on Jan 10, 2014 at 9:05 pm | 3 comments | 4058 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. 4058 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Residents seek right to build larger homes

Woodside Heights, though within the borders of Woodside, is a community apart: It sits east of Interstate 280 and it is adjacent...

Original post made on May. 29, 2014
Last comment by Long time Woodsider, on Jun 2, 2014 at 4:09 pm | 12 comments | 4056 Views

SPORTS

Strikers boys U10 team wins championship

<I>Report by Nick Athens, parent of a player.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5426...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by F. Gray, on Dec 19, 2007 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 4055 Views

ATHERTON

Police issue 87 traffic-related citations in Atherton on Wednesday

Police issued 87 traffic-related citations in Atherton on Wednesday, March 4, during a day of extra patrols with a focus...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2015
Last comment by comment?, on Mar 6, 2015 at 8:10 am | 7 comments | 4055 Views

MOVIES

Family Movie Night at Atherton Library

Friday, April 24th at 7:00 PM, the Atherton Library presents it's Final Friday Flick for April... a Disney princess classic...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 4054 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Press release: Rail safety bill signed into law

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4053 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Post your memories of Portola Valley town pioneer Robert "Bob" Anderson

For the last 50 years, Robert Anderson gave much of his life to founding and building the town of Portola Valley. To view...

Original post made by Bob Booster on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Churchgoer, on Jan 27, 2007 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 4053 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Six candidates for three council seats

The final roster for the upcoming Menlo Park City Council election holds few surprises, with six campaigning for three open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 18 comments | 4051 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 4051 Views

MENLO PARK

Memorial service, reception held for Cate Fisher

Hali Lindgren touches a portrait of Cate Fisher when she was in her early teens, during the reception held at Arrillaga Family...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2011
Last comment by Bob, on Jul 25, 2011 at 2:53 pm | 3 comments | 4048 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Green light may be ahead for vineyard

The outlines were sketched in a little more sharply at a recent meeting of the Portola Valley Planning Commission on what...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2013
Last comment by Ann Haley, on Oct 28, 2013 at 5:01 pm | 1 comment | 4047 Views
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Terún to open second Cal Ave restaurant
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Fire department event at the library
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