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MENLO PARK

Serious concerns about timing of budget surplus disclosure

The following letter by Susan Carnahan was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: Editor: The action by the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Roberts School Celebrates More Than 30 Years in Menlo Park

This month, as schools across the Bay Area conduct graduation ceremonies, so too will the Roberts School, a pre-school and...

Original post made by Kim Amsbaugh on Jun. 14, 2007
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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 | 2577 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Having trouble with Comcast TV signal in PV?

The Portola Valley Cable and Undergrounding Committee would like to know if citizens are seeing a quality issue with their...

Original post made by MJ Lee on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Peter Moseley, on Feb 14, 2008 at 4:37 pm | 1 comment | 2577 Views

AROUND TOWN

Relay For Life of Menlo Park Returns

American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life Unites Menlo Park Families and friends of Menlo Park Residents Use Hearts and...

Original post made by Emily LeDeau on Jul. 31, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Special Report: Waiting for backup

Swirling a cup of coffee in the break room of the Menlo Park Police Department on a September afternoon, Felicia Byars is...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Ben There, on Sep 30, 2007 at 4:41 pm | 3 comments | 2576 Views

MENLO PARK

MP Transportation Commisioner Katherine Strehl Should Step Down Due to Major HSR Conflict of Interest

Katherine Strehl, appointed transportation commissioner in April 2010, started working for HSR's pubic relations firm a month...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 26, 2011
Last comment by Ray Mueller, on Mar 1, 2011 at 4:15 pm | 20 comments | 2576 Views

OTHER TOPICS

JFK-friend Paul 'Red' Fay dies in Woodside; they met in PT boat training during World War II

Paul Burgess "Red" Fay of Woodside was known for his close friendship with President John Fitzgerald Kennedy, whom he met...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2009
Last comment by Seth Hoffman, on Sep 26, 2009 at 11:58 am | 1 comment | 2575 Views

MENLO PARK

Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments | 2573 Views

WOODSIDE

Plea bargain gives elderly Menlo Park man a chance

An elderly Menlo Park resident arrested early one morning in August 2010 for possession of a small amount of methamphetamine...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Dec 31, 2010 at 11:56 am | 2 comments | 2573 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford Dish area remains closed due to fire danger

The Dish area in the Stanford foothills, popular with hikers and joggers, will remain closed at least through July 8 because...

Original post made on Jul. 4, 2007
Last comment by Bob Dobson, on Jul 4, 2007 at 11:09 pm | 1 comment | 2572 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside teen dedicates CD to her dad; proceeds benefit pancreatic cancer research

Adriana Kwicinski of Woodside and her dad Larry Kwicinski, an avid outdoorsman, were dog sledding in the snow fields of his...

Original post made on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on May 21, 2008 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 2572 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woman injured in Sand Hill Road bike accident

A 54-year-old woman bicyclist fell and struck her head Sunday while riding with friends eastbound on Sand Hill Road, west...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 30, 2007 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 2571 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Those were the days

Unfortunately we don't know what kind of program these Portola Valley youngsters presented in 1924, although it surely was...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 26, 2010 at 7:49 am | 1 comment | 2571 Views

ATHERTON

The Power of Unions

As a long-time observer of these forums, I read with interest about the retirement of Mike Wassman after the Almanac wrote...

Original post made by Joe D. on Aug. 4, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2010 at 6:20 am | 65 comments | 2570 Views

MENLO PARK

An Anonymous Questionnaire about the Utility Tax

The other day, my wife and I each received an email containing a questionnaire pertaining to Measure K, the UUT. The questionnaire...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Jun. 10, 2007
Last comment by shafted, on Jun 15, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 10 comments | 2569 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Afterschool Childcare

If you are planning on registering you incoming kinder this week in one of the Menlo Park School District elementary schools...

Original post made by still concerned on Feb. 3, 2008
Last comment by involved parent, on Feb 7, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 2569 Views

MENLO PARK

Tesla Model S draws crowd to Menlo showroom

Dozens of prospective buyers and curious gearheads formed a line on Saturday at Menlo Park's Tesla Motors dealership to sit...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2011
Last comment by Concerned Driver, on Oct 12, 2011 at 9:58 pm | 6 comments | 2569 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Law Library program on estate planning for pets

For pet owners concerned about who will care for their beloved animal companion if there is a death in the family, the San...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2007
Last comment by Cat's meow, on Aug 13, 2007 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 2568 Views

WOODSIDE

Doctors miss Lyme disease diagnosis

Ten years ago, I had what would become a critically important conversation with an older woman, also a former trail runner....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Robin1237, on Mar 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 2568 Views
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