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FICTION

HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

HP has named former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman as president and CEO effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:24 am | 11 comments | 2503 Views

SPORTS

M-A's Della Morte wins long jump at championships

==B CCS Track and Field:== Menlo-Atherton senior Stas Della Morte earned a state meet berth by winning the long jump at 22-10...

Original post made on May. 31, 2011
Last comment by Richard , on May 31, 2011 at 4:44 pm | 4 comments | 2501 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Deep Blue Sea'

Times have changed since playwright Terence Rattigan penned his 1952 play "The Deep Blue Sea," but with his new adaptation,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2500 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad and Me event at Atherton library

From DeAnn Okamura: Calling all fathers or other significant caregivers! Bring your children to the Atherton Library on†...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 09/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. Making Money, Terry Pratchett 3. The Yiddish Policemenís...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Have you had your say on the new gym?

Efforts to build a new Burgess Gym with Menlo Park taxpayers' dollars got off to a confusing start last week, as gym user...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 14, 2008 at 2:25 pm | 20 comments | 2499 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park receives commemorative Caltrain plaque

Caltrain made a special delivery to Menlo Park on Saturday (Jan. 18) as part of its celebration of 150 years of passenger...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2014
Last comment by :), on Jan 20, 2014 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 2499 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why biking to Laurel is a bad idea

<B>The following letter by Jerry Leugers was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Your editorial...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2497 Views

AROUND TOWN

Almanac wins state-wide awards

The Almanac won eight awards in the California Newspaper Publishers Association contest, including first-place awards for...

Original post made on May. 4, 2014
Last comment by Come on, on May 13, 2014 at 6:52 am | 9 comments | 2497 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Penguins triumph at tourney

A parcel of penguins from Woodside fought their way to first place in a recent tournament, beating highlighters and gladiators,...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Bubba, on Aug 11, 2008 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 2496 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension reform may be delayed a year or more

The celebratory buzz that followed the passage of Measure L by a whopping 72 percent of voters in November died down in...

Original post made on Feb. 2, 2011
Last comment by Alfred E Newman, on Feb 6, 2011 at 11:29 am | 31 comments | 2496 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Our man in China

In anticipation of the upcoming Olympics in Beijing, Sheldon Breiner, a resident, a geologist and an active member of the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Jul. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2495 Views

MENLO PARK

What If Woodside Atherton Hadnít Spent $8+ Million Restoring Allied Arts?

The Woodside Atherton Auxiliary to Childrenís Hospital at Stanford is good at soliciting funds, as demonstrated by their...

Original post made by Ms. Reality Check on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by no bulldozing, on Aug 4, 2007 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 2494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park to spend $518,500 to buy back home

Two members of the Menlo Park City Council urged the city to explore criminal charges against a couple who bought a home...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2013
Last comment by vintage oaks BMR owner, on Aug 14, 2013 at 12:24 pm | 53 comments | 2494 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Can Allied Arts Guild survive?

The Allied Arts Guild, to thousands of volunteers and patrons, has been a favorite institution to support, as its profits...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 17, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Middle East is setting for updated 'Antigone' staged at Menlo School

Menlo School presents an updated version of "Antigone" by Sophocles, set in modern times in the war-torn Middle East, Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by MOO, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2493 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council votes 3-2 for library in park

On Wednesday night, in a meeting that didn't end until early Thursday morning, Atherton's council members voted 3 to 2 to...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by atherton voter, on Oct 27, 2011 at 3:49 pm | 34 comments | 2493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. World Without End, Ken Follett 3. Out...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2490 Views

MENLO PARK

Firefighters at busy intersections

Do we really need firefighters darting in and out of traffic in their eagerness to solicit money for the Muscular Dystrophy...

Original post made by another public nuisance on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by reading for meaning, on Sep 1, 2007 at 4:04 pm | 7 comments | 2489 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Water District: Krenz, Swan lead

Incumbent Charles Krenz and challenger Richard Swan are leading in the early count in the contest for two seats on the board...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2007
Last comment by k, on Nov 7, 2007 at 8:21 am | 2 comments | 2489 Views
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A Street Fair by Any Other Name
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Separate Entrances for BMR and Market Rate Apartments?
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