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AROUND TOWN

Jim Rapley, last of the Skyline cowboys, dies at 105

Jim Rapley, who died peacefully on Aug. 31 at 105, was a legend in his time. A third-generation rancher on Skyline, he ran...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tim Rapley, Sr., on Oct 16, 2007 at 10:23 pm | 2 comments | 3085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Making streets safe for kids walking to school

A mother's anger and the tempest that ensued over a recent incident involving a Menlo Park police officer's decision to help...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2014
Last comment by Well...let's see now..., on Sep 26, 2014 at 1:07 pm | 22 comments | 3085 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experience Key for La Entrada GeoBee Champ

Persistence has paid off for La Entrada eighth-grader Sam Falkenhagen. He won the middle school’s National Geographic geography...

Original post made by carol jensen on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by carol jensen, on Feb 1, 2008 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 3084 Views

MENLO PARK

Andy Duncan proposes city buy Park Theatre

The ongoing Park Theatre saga took yet another turn Wednesday night. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1116...

Original post made on Sep. 13, 2007
Last comment by Maria, on Sep 18, 2007 at 9:08 am | 8 comments | 3083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Palo Alto, Menlo Park and Atherton Council members knowingly break the law

Thanks to Palo Alto resident and watchdog Herb Borock we now know the Mayor of Palo Alto Part Burt, the Mayor of Menlo Park...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Jul. 12, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Jul 15, 2010 at 8:57 pm | 41 comments | 3083 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP city school district: 2007-08 Kindergarten registration

January 16, 2007 Registration for fall 2007 will be accepted beginning February 1, 2007 at Oak Knoll School and February...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3082 Views

AROUND TOWN

SamTrans sued by former accountant

Ling La, a former accountant for the San Mateo County Transit District, has sued the district and her former bosses, district...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2014
Last comment by The plot thickens, on Apr 25, 2014 at 6:22 am | 5 comments | 3081 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Praise for Manfred Kopisch, Almanac for biking-to-school article

The following letter by C. D. Randall was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: The recent article...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3080 Views

WOODSIDE

Election 2007: Two contests certain,
another likely, for November

Local elections will be held in the Menlo Park Fire Protection District and the Los Trancos County Water District. A contest...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 15, 2007 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 3080 Views

SPORTS

M-A rolls over Aragon, into CCS football finals

The Menlo-Atherton football team is at the doorstep of perhaps its second Central Coast Section championship since 2002....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 3080 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ex-official seeks $1 million from town

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is seeking $1 million in damages from the town for "malicious prosecution." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by michael stogner, on Oct 17, 2008 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 3080 Views

MENLO PARK

San Mateo County to look at 40,000 homes for possible reassessment of the property value

With real estate prices taking a tumble along with the economy as a whole, San Mateo County has started to reassess the value...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by MP, on Mar 4, 2009 at 2:44 pm | 3 comments | 3079 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man commits suicide in Baylands

A Menlo Park man in his late 70s shot and killed himself Friday afternoon in a parking lot of Palo Alto's Baylands Nature...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jane, on May 26, 2008 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 3078 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town Council ran afoul of open-meeting law, CNPA attorney says

<B>Editor"s note:</B> In an earlier version of this story, the Almanac incorrectly reported that former councilman Richard...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 13, 2011 at 8:46 am | 7 comments | 3078 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Ellen Pao and Kleiner Perkins part ways

Ellen Pao has maintained a low profile since news of her sex discrimination lawsuit against a Menlo Park venture capital...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2012
Last comment by woodsider, on Oct 10, 2012 at 10:35 pm | 3 comments | 3078 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Initiative supporter explains why she supports a vote

Predictability about development in Menlo Park is important. Developers want as much certainty as possible about what they...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 31, 2014 at 11:50 am | 12 comments | 3076 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cities must plan now for senior housing needs

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 17 edition: Editor: It may or may not come as news, but the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3073 Views

WOODSIDE

Sunday: memorial for Diana Real Goldberg

A memorial service for 10-year Woodside resident Diana Real Goldberg is set for Sunday, Nov. 21, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2010
Last comment by Denis G., on Nov 19, 2010 at 5:34 pm | 1 comment | 3073 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Too many students, too few seats

Sequoia Union High School District officials have begun a conversation on the possible effects of enrollment growth on facility...

Original post made on May. 22, 2013
Last comment by Old MP, on May 29, 2013 at 4:13 pm | 15 comments | 3072 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford plan may mean big bump in traffic

With a voluminous application submitted Monday to the city of Palo Alto, Stanford Medical Center officials revealed additional...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2007
Last comment by Seen it before, on Aug 23, 2007 at 3:01 pm | 4 comments | 3071 Views
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