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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 | 2845 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New fire station downtown wins council's OK

This may be the only fire that Menlo Park Fire Protection District Chief Harold Schapelhouman wishes had not been extinguished...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 19, 2015 at 7:58 am | 15 comments | 2845 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park prepares to take on downtown parking garage issue

Most people make their resolutions around Jan. 1. For cities, the process is a bit more involved, and Menlo Park is no exception....

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 28, 2015 at 11:26 am | 29 comments | 2845 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside-Carolmont robotics team wins seven of eight matches

This report is from the Sequoia Union High School District: Team 100, Woodside/Carlmont Robotics Teamrobot performed extremely...

Original post made by Newsboy on Mar. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2844 Views

MENLO PARK

Foster City approves lowering speed limit for NEVs (neighborhood electric vehicles)

In an article in The Examiner dated 3/21/07, Jason Goldman-Ham reports that Foster City approved lowering the speed limits...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2844 Views

ATHERTON

What's Up with Water?

The water has been cloudy for the past few weeks. Not a big deal; it's bubbles. Within the last 24 hours, it has taken...

Original post made by LindenwoodWater on Jan. 20, 2008
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jan 22, 2008 at 4:54 pm | 8 comments | 2844 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reconsider Belle Haven 'engagement' plan

A number of questions arise from the City Council's decision late last month to hire a consultant and spend an estimated...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by richard cline, on Oct 4, 2012 at 7:25 pm | 13 comments | 2844 Views

MENLO PARK

Paws for the Holidays

Please join us, Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at The Pet Place, 777 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, for a booksigning by well-known...

Original post made by Lynn & Marc on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 2843 Views

SPORTS

Local voters back Obama and McCain

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, was the top vote-getter in The Almanac's circulation area (Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by excuuuse me, on Feb 12, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2843 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Local Resident Reflects on Kenyan Experience

On the walls of the Konditorei café in Portola Valley, there are pictures of another world. Women completing their daily...

Original post made by Brielle Schaeffer on Mar. 13, 2008
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PORTOLA VALLEY

POLICE CALLS

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by louise, on Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2843 Views

MENLO PARK

City Council e-mail log is back up and running

Almanac staff writer Rory Brown reports that the Menlo Park City Council e-mail log is back up and running. City Clerk...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 21, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2842 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton faces sharp garbage rate hikes

Atherton residents are facing rate hikes that could range from 63 percent for using the smallest garbage cans available,...

Original post made on Jan. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 10, 2011 at 4:05 pm | 23 comments | 2841 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Flawed thinking on both sides of Caltrain debate

<I>The following guest opinion by Martin Engel was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>By Martin Engel</B> The...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Facebook's long-term stay tied to benefit deal

Facebook may at times feel as if everyone in Menlo Park expects a helping hand from the social networking giant. Read the...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2012
Last comment by money, on Feb 23, 2012 at 10:21 pm | 32 comments | 2839 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 | 2838 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man takes recreation director post in Saratoga

Interim director takes permanent recreation post in Saratoga By Michele Tjin - MediaNews Article Launched: 09/27/2007 02:59:21...

Original post made by Thank You! on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Recreation needs help, on Oct 10, 2007 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 2838 Views

MENLO PARK

Police station approved for Belle Haven

After more than three years of delays, it looks like a police station will finally be built in Menlo Park's Belle Haven...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 2, 2008 at 7:56 pm | 7 comments | 2838 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rethinking our planted world

This spring has been gorgeous with all of the flowering trees and spectacular blooms everywhere. Our neighborhoods and Stanford...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Apr. 5, 2007
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