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AROUND TOWN

Green energy home wins Menlo Park award

Tavinder and Vivek Wadhwa have won Menlo Park's 2011 Environmental Quality Award, for their passive energy home, the city...

Original post made on Feb. 29, 2012
Last comment by Confused, on Mar 3, 2012 at 12:24 am | 3 comments | 3148 Views

SPORTS

Local boys named to PAL all-league golf team

The Peninsula Athletic League has announced their Bay Division All-League Boys 2007 Golf Team, which includes local residents...

Original post made by Team rep on Jun. 2, 2007
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SPORTS

Former Alpine Little League Manager featured in Yahoo Sports article

Long-time Alpine Little League manager Joe Mitchner is featured in this article in Yahoo! Sports: http://www.thepostgame.com/features/201106/special-sendoff-little-league-lifer...

Original post made by Colin Jenkins on Jun. 27, 2011
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OTHER TOPICS

What's in the future for libraries?

On the bookcase in Victoria Johnson's San Mateo office is a lackluster librarian action figure dressed in a calf-length,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Downwardly mobile, on Jul 20, 2007 at 11:36 am | 11 comments | 3145 Views

MENLO PARK

Spangler closes mortuary in Menlo Park

Spangler Mortuary closed its Menlo Park funeral home chapel at 650 Live Oak Ave. on Feb. 1 after the landlord said the rent...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 26, 2010 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 3145 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Georgia Tech beats Duke for the 10th Consecutive Time

Duke University, the Alma mater of kindred spirits Richard Nixon and a former local mayor, was soundly beaten on the gridiron...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Sep. 15, 2013
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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
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WOODSIDE

Woodside attorney Theodore Zayner named Superior Court judge

Woodside resident and trial attorney Theodore C. Zayner has been appointed as a judge on the Superior Court of Santa Clara...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2010
Last comment by Miriam Palm, on Jan 1, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 3144 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton attorney: Lewis house not legally compliant, but no action needed

The word is in from Atherton's town attorney: The size of Councilwoman Elizabeth Lewis' house exceeds the town's zoning ordinance...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2010
Last comment by jaded, on Jun 20, 2010 at 7:42 pm | 32 comments | 3143 Views

MENLO PARK

Lost Black Tibetan Terrier

$2000 Reward. 9 y/o male, 25 lbs. Lost Saturday, 12/16. Last seen in Sharon Heights area of Menlo Park. Name is Cookie Monster....

Original post made by Dog owner on Dec. 27, 2006
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ATHERTON

Atherton: Layoffs delayed while talks continue

The town of Atherton agreed on Thursday (June 9) to delay its planned layoff of 13 employees until July 15 while it negotiates...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2011
Last comment by Thelma, on Jun 14, 2011 at 12:15 am | 79 comments | 3141 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 | 3140 Views

MENLO PARK

Issues of concern to all of us

Town Square may be a great place to promote some serious discussions about issues on the minds of many of us in Menlo Park....

Original post made by Responsible Resident on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by R.R., on Apr 6, 2007 at 11:18 am | 4 comments | 3139 Views

MENLO PARK

A vote against new commissioner

This letter by Pat White was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: I missed the recent appointment...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
Last comment by Margaret Fruth, on Mar 13, 2007 at 11:31 am | 2 comments | 3138 Views

AROUND TOWN

Carpenter to recuse himself from computer votes

Peter Carpenter, a member of the governing board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, has decided, "in an abundance...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2011
Last comment by tolerant, on Aug 7, 2011 at 11:41 am | 37 comments | 3138 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: A counterpoint on Stanford's Alpine trail

A recent guest opinion in the Almanac by my Ladera neighbor Lennie Roberts did not fairly represent the pertinent issues...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Len Horowitz, on Aug 23, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 20 comments | 3138 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
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MENLO PARK

Power outage has neighborhood buzzing

The neighborhood west of Alameda de Las Pulgas near Avy Avenue, including Sharon Heights, lost power from around 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 17, 2007 at 12:50 am | 3 comments | 3137 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tonight: 'Design thinking' in Menlo Park schools

Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park will hold a preview showing next Thursday of a PBS documentary, "Extreme by Design,"...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2013
Last comment by Makes Sense, on Apr 22, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 8 comments | 3137 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 | 3135 Views
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