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Cover story: Dark matter confirmed in colliding galaxies

Since the 1930s, astronomers have recognized that the universe contains far more matter than can be explained by all the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corte Madera middle school graduates 72 students

Corte Madera School in Portola Valley graduated 72 eighth-grade students on Friday, June 12. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8181...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by diana boyle, on Sep 7, 2009 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tasting the real Old West

Willard Wyman of La Honda has lived the life and adventures he portrays in his novel "High Country." Read the full story...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2010
Last comment by kerrymichaelwood, on Oct 5, 2010 at 12:14 pm | 1 comment | 2243 Views

ATHERTON

FBI probe of Atherton: Huh?

I called the FBI office in San Francisco on Friday (415 553-7400) and asked to speak to the agents who were doing the Atherton...

Original post made by JT on Oct. 1, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Oct 10, 2011 at 12:25 pm | 30 comments | 2243 Views

ATHERTON

Reinstate Atherton environmental committee, town attorney recommends

The town's advisory Environmental Programs Committee should be reinstated now that an investigation of some of its practices...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2012
Last comment by Credit to Ms. Gardner, on Apr 4, 2012 at 2:01 pm | 2 comments | 2243 Views

ATHERTON

Waiting for Backup? It's arrived in the form of George Rodericks.

The Atherton city manager who thinks it's beneath him to live in the city manager's house, George Rodericks, recently included...

Original post made by Election purchased on Mar. 6, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Mar 7, 2013 at 5:19 pm | 12 comments | 2243 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Lawsuit filed after Menlo Park teen struck in El Camino crosswalk

A Menlo Park family is suing a motorist and a number of public agencies, including Menlo Park and Atherton, for negligence...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on Aug 21, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 2 comments | 2243 Views

MENLO PARK

Stimulus money coming to local towns?

Assuming that the massive economic stimulus package gets approved by Congress, will any of that money be headed to the Midpeninsula? Read...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2009
Last comment by Lisa, on Feb 9, 2009 at 5:22 pm | 1 comment | 2242 Views

ATHERTON

Election: Candidate filing period opens

As voters cast their ballots for the nation's president on Nov. 6, Menlo Park and Atherton residents will also make choices...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2012
Last comment by Election, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:30 am | 1 comment | 2242 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Building a new Town Center

Atherton is recruiting up to nine residents to sit on an advisory committee that will lead the effort to build a new hub...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 20, 2013 at 10:16 am | 2 comments | 2242 Views

MENLO PARK

Erik Burmeister named superintendent of Menlo Park City School District

It's official: Erik Burmeister will become the new superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District on July 1, when...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2016
Last comment by Stacey Wueste, on Oct 23, 2016 at 2:34 pm | 2 comments | 2241 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Sally Stewart will be missed

Last week's article on the retirement of longtime Sequoia Union High School District board member Sally Stewart correctly...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 24, 2009 at 10:36 pm | 3 comments | 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park won't disclose findings of investigation into city's gymnastics program

The investigation into allegations of a hostile workplace within Menlo Park's gymnastics program will likely take at least...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2013
Last comment by More investigations?, on Apr 6, 2013 at 3:55 pm | 7 comments | 2241 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton names new town attorney

The Atherton City Council unanimously chose William B. Conners of Pebble Beach as the town's next city attorney this morning...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 16, 2011 at 12:45 pm | 2 comments | 2241 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley town manager to retire

Angie Howard, the town manager of Portola Valley, said she hopes that before April 2012, the town will find a location suitable...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2011
Last comment by Archer, on Jun 21, 2011 at 8:37 pm | 1 comment | 2241 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Tools stolen from locked storage containers in Ladera

Crime and accident reports from Ladera, Portola Valley, Woodside, West Menlo Park, North Fair Oaks and Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2015
Last comment by deep research , on Jul 11, 2015 at 12:01 am | 1 comment | 2240 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Paying twice for rail authority's PR

It was disturbing and I thought unfair when taxpayer dollars were used to promote a ballot measure that I opposed —...

Original post made on Nov. 25, 2009
Last comment by sorry, what?, on Nov 30, 2009 at 10:02 am | 7 comments | 2240 Views

ATHERTON

Portola Valley native Chris Paine returns as director of second film on the electric car

Portola Valley native Chris Paine, director of "Who Killed the Electric Car," a harsh documentary analysis of the automotive...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2011
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Nov 7, 2011 at 5:57 pm | 4 comments | 2240 Views

MENLO PARK

Surprise!

Meredith Cohen, 12, of Menlo Park takes a look at 14 inches of her hair just cut off by hair designer Meli McNiel at Textures...

Original post made on Jun. 9, 2012
There are no comments yet. 2239 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-graders score high in Tech Museum challenge

A team of 5th graders from Encinal School won second place for overall solution in their age group at the Tech Museum of...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Daniel C., on May 12, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 2239 Views
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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