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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 | 2895 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Rapture" Author Barbara Rossing Appears May 6

Author and theologian the Rev. Barbara R. Rossing makes an exclusive Peninsula appearance on Sunday, May 6 at Holy Trinity...

Original post made by Linda Gulker on Apr. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Marilyn Franklin

Marilyn Jensen Franklin, who devoted her entire 40-year career in education to the Menlo Park City School District, will...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by jdub9, on Aug 28, 2014 at 11:35 pm | 2 comments | 2893 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Defeats Half Moon Bay 4-2, Clinches CCS Playoff Berth

Jeff Keller crushed a tie-breaking two-run homer to left-center in the bottom of the sixth inning, and Nils Gilbertson pitched...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on May. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2893 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gasoline prices, inflation and global warming-some thoughts

Are gasoline prices being monitored by any agency in the government? If not shouldn't they be? In the '70s gasoline shortages...

Original post made by Concerned in Palo Alto on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2892 Views

AROUND TOWN

Council to review appeal of Safeway plans

A routine administrative permit allowing for outdoor seating at the Safeway complex on El Camino Real has been appealed all...

Original post made on Jan. 29, 2010
Last comment by Maria of West Menlo, on Feb 4, 2010 at 5:06 pm | 49 comments | 2892 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo scores permit for Menlo Park store

Second time's the charm: Beverages & More (BevMo) scored a use permit from a divided Planning Commission to open an 8,900-square-foot...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 31, 2010 at 8:26 pm | 63 comments | 2891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Ten home burglaries reported

Police Calls from Ladera, Woodside, Portola Valley, West Menlo Park, Atherton and Menlo Park. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Thief with the munchies, on Jul 31, 2013 at 8:24 pm | 9 comments | 2891 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident causes huge gusher in Menlo Park

Jim Lewis submitted this photo (taken by Todd Temple of Menlo Park) to The Almanac. Mr. Lewis said an accident Monday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Darin Duncan - Cal Water, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2890 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

FORECAST--Weather...d

WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL SCHEDULE Music Career Center Canopy Time...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2889 Views

ATHERTON

Kepler's selects best picks for book clubs

Staff from Keplerīs, the oldest independent bookstore on the Peninsula will recommend their top book picks for book clubs...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on May. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2888 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Resource Center Opens at Menlo-Atherton High School

On Thursday, November 8, Menlo-Atherton High School will be holding the grand opening of our Community Resource Center (CRC)...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2888 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Hollis, on Jul 3, 2009 at 12:14 am | 45 comments | 2888 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 2887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Al Gore visits Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton

It isn't every day that a former vice president speaks at a high school. Tuesday, Oct. 4 , was one of those days. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2011
Last comment by Edgar McSweeney, on Oct 8, 2011 at 3:34 pm | 26 comments | 2887 Views

MENLO PARK

Contributors Need Answers from Allied Art Guild

A few years ago my husband and I were approached for a donation to fund the repair and restoration of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by Two Very Concerned Contributors on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Jerry G., on Mar 26, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2886 Views

MENLO PARK

Waiving The Flag of Freedom

What would you think about the creation of a flag for the City of Menlo Park? As far as I know, we don't have one. Many,...

Original post made by James Lewis on Oct. 7, 2007
Last comment by James Lewis, on Oct 18, 2007 at 5:42 pm | 7 comments | 2885 Views

SPORTS

Marathon spirit: Three Menlo Park runners participate in the race where it all started

Intrigued by the origin of the marathon — the 26.2-mile race Arlene McCarthy and I had each run elsewhere 10 times...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Cara, on Dec 17, 2007 at 7:47 am | 3 comments | 2885 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Walsh Road residents not required to clear buffer

I'm not so sure I can successfully sue you if a wildfire ignites your house and then sends embers that burn down my home,...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Linda Fuego, on Aug 13, 2008 at 12:31 pm | 4 comments | 2885 Views

WOODSIDE

Safe containing $200,000 in valuables is missing from Woodside home

In the days just before Thanksgiving, when the owners of a home on Godetia Drive in Woodside were away, someone entered the...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by Julie C, on Dec 10, 2013 at 7:21 pm | 1 comment | 2885 Views
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