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AROUND TOWN

Lawn sign: Romney/someone 2012

Now that Newt Gingrich has fallen off a cliff in Iowa, only days prior to their voting, it clears the way for Mitt Romney...

Original post made by Emerle on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 128 comments | 4671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train strikes crossing gate in Menlo Park

A southbound train struck a damaged crossing gate at Oak Grove Avenue in Menlo Park at about 5:50 p.m. today, causing damage...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2015
Last comment by whatever, on Jul 16, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 9 comments | 4671 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman: Let's end the rancor

An attempt to gather Atherton City Council members together for a refresher course on the council's Code of Conduct appears...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Harpooner, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 49 comments | 4670 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

Yule logs may have to go unburned this holiday weekend if cold, still weather conditions persist across the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 21, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 4669 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cyclist hospitalized after collision

A woman cyclist suffered a fractured skull and facial trauma in a bike-versus-car accident June 30 on Alpine Road, west of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Cyclist, on Jul 13, 2007 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 4669 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight on its hands: School district asks voters to approve two parcel taxes

For decades, voters in Menlo Park and Atherton have reliably approved every school finance measure put before them. Now,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 32 comments | 4668 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mass-market hydrogen-powered car at Earth Fair

Of the several factory-manufactured cars parked with their hoods up at the 2015 Earth Fair in Woodside on Saturday, electric...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2015
Last comment by Keith Malone, California Fuel Cell Partnership, on Apr 7, 2015 at 10:31 am | 14 comments | 4668 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Holidays: A hellish downtown vignette

Walking across the El Camino at Santa Cruz Avenue after buying a book at Kepler's this morning, I spied a huge, foul cloud...

Original post made by Still Coughing on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by Calm Down Downtown, on Dec 13, 2006 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 4668 Views

SPORTS

Karl Cook, 16, wins gold at show jumping event

At age 16, Karl Cook of Woodside is one of the youngest riders to win top honors in a prestigious riding event on the East...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by ann chang, on Nov 5, 2007 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 4666 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

State legislation would require restaurants to post calorie content of meals in plain view

<I>This press release was submitted by State Sen. Carole Migden:</I> SACRAMENTO—New legislation introduced by State...

Original post made by Checkout on Feb. 7, 2007
Last comment by Eatin Good in the Neighborhood, on Apr 19, 2007 at 12:12 pm | 4 comments | 4666 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's says it might close if Menlo Park City Council approves development project

If Menlo Park's City Council doesn't require the developer of the site of the defunct Cadillac dealership to provide housing,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Whiny Whiners!!!!!, on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 60 comments | 4665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Investigation done in bus vs. railroad crossing gate probe

A SamTrans bus entered a railroad crossing as lights were flashing, but before the gate lowered, according to an internal...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2013
Last comment by gina, on Nov 27, 2013 at 3:53 pm | 1 comment | 4665 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal turf

I'm surprised that this topic hasn't been raised already on this board (but then, this isn't Palo Alto, whose Town Square...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by II, on Apr 9, 2007 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 4663 Views

MENLO PARK

Linfield Oaks residents fume over demolished building

It's not a secret that residents of Menlo Park's Linfield Oaks neighborhood are fed up with construction in their part of...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by cynic, on Sep 12, 2007 at 2:16 pm | 24 comments | 4660 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor wants to go her own way on Cool Cities

Tonight Mayor Fergusson made it clear that Menlo Park's environmental strategy was not something that is open for public...

Original post made by Serious about Global Warming on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Feb 19, 2007 at 1:58 pm | 16 comments | 4659 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo: President Bush not listening to American people

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, released a statement Friday strongly criticizing President George W. Bush's televised...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 17, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 4659 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Public relations complications for high-speed rail

Public relations complications for high-speed rail, and a Menlo Park native made it big in Hollywood. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Dec 8, 2009 at 1:11 pm | 5 comments | 4659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton presents the hit musical GREASE!

Menlo-Atherton High School's International Thespian Society presents the hit musical Grease! Come enjoy the fast pace and...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tom & Rita Tachis, on Apr 2, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 4659 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 | 4659 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: King family drops lawsuit, will keep Tallwood house, for a price

For $10,000, Charles and Leslie King can resolve their dispute with Atherton over the fate of their new house on Tallwood...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by grant johnson, on Sep 30, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 4658 Views
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