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PORTOLA VALLEY

Ladera barber Aram Chirkanian to put down the scissors after 50 years

After 20 years living on a 38-foot yacht in Redwood City and 50 years cutting men's hair in Portola Valley, Woodside and...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by The Truth, on Sep 11, 2010 at 11:23 pm | 4 comments | 4006 Views

MENLO PARK

Keith should resign as Mayor

With all that is going on in Menlo Park, downtown plan, Facebook, High Speed Rail, Menlo Park needs a Mayor who will be devoting...

Original post made by a view on Feb. 24, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 26, 2012 at 9:49 am | 15 comments | 4005 Views

WOODSIDE

Is the planning department really that scary?

We just moved to Woodside and we're thinking of redoing the kitchen, and maybe bumping out a wall. We've heard it's really...

Original post made by Rethinking remodeling on Feb. 2, 2007
Last comment by nohope, on Feb 4, 2007 at 8:36 pm | 2 comments | 4005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Invader on front page, Oct. 18, 2006 issue

In the photo on the front page is a new weed, Dittrichia graveolens or stinkwort. In is the green plant on the left side...

Original post made by Paul Heiple on Oct. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4004 Views

AROUND TOWN

No charges against deputy who shot woman armed with knife

San Mateo County District Attorney Steve Wagstaffe said Monday he would not file charges against a sheriff's deputy who...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 23, 2014 at 4:03 pm | 35 comments | 4004 Views

MENLO PARK

What's on your wish list for downtown Menlo Park?

There are a number of empty spaces on Santa Cruz Avenue now, including the impressive new building at the site of the old...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by home chef, on Jun 16, 2008 at 10:48 am | 46 comments | 4003 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Caltrain to remove ballast rock piles by October

When public agencies embark upon projects, delays are -- unfortunately -- expected. Caltrain, however, has turned that expectation...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2015
Last comment by cleanup, on Apr 8, 2015 at 11:03 am | 8 comments | 4003 Views

MOVIES

Movie review: 'Closed Circuit'

You've seen worse than the new legal thriller "Closed Circuit," but you've also seen a lot better. Despite breathless proclamations...

Original post made on Sep. 5, 2013
Last comment by Jim Madison, on Sep 5, 2013 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 4003 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contact Ruskin with chloramine symptom information

The following letter by Rita Solk was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 issue: Editor: Thank you for your Dec. 27 coverage...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4002 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton poetry event for kids

DeAnn Okamura of the Atherton library released this announcement: Gary T and his PoetTree at the Atherton Library The...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Mar. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4002 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Ex-council member rejects specific plan petition

A group calling themselves "Save Menlo" is promoting a petition that would dramatically alter the recently re-approved El...

Original post made on May. 15, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 21, 2014 at 7:06 am | 55 comments | 4001 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Time to get your flu shot

This information is from Peter Bauer of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services in San Francisco: Getting...

Original post made by Good neighbor on Oct. 4, 2006
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local kids who trekked through Nepal post trailer of their documentary on YouTube

Local kids who trekked through Nepal and filmed their adventures have a five-minute trailer of their work-in-progress documentary...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jan. 3, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Jan 3, 2007 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 3999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure G

Editor, James Keller, Executive Vice Chancellor of San Mateo County Community College District($188,000/yr.) filed the pre-election...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:01 am | 7 comments | 3999 Views

SPORTS

Gabriel Morgan Wins National Capitol Grand Prix; MP Resident Qualifies for US Junior Open Squash Championships

Gabriel Morgan, 10, one of the top ranked under 11 junior squash players in the United States, traveled to the Washington,...

Original post made by Frank Schmidt on Nov. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3999 Views

MENLO PARK

VTA cuts MP bus service from train station

Beginning next year public transit riders will no longer be able to travel from the Menlo Park train station to Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by public transit supporter, on Sep 10, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 3998 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton police: Beware 'plumbers' at the door

A pair of men posing as plumbers talked their way into two Atherton homes on Monday, Dec. 15, stealing money and jewelry...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2014
Last comment by Max, on Dec 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm | 2 comments | 3998 Views

ATHERTON

Is the recall still on?

I haven't heard a word about the recall of Kathy McKeithen in ages. What happened? Did those people get bored and give up...

Original post made by Baffled in Lindenwood on Nov. 6, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3996 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

WANTED: Kitchen gods and goddesses

Do you know someone who's a fabulous home chef? Someone who not only is a wiz with a whisk and a sauce pan, but who also...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 3994 Views

AROUND TOWN

Challenge Day Program at M-A High

An exciting event is coming up at Menlo-Atherton High School on October 30 & 31st, called Challenge Days. This is the...

Original post made by Margie Lawrence on Oct. 16, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3992 Views
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