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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
Last comment by , on Jan 18, 2007 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 4820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Here are Frank’s Picks from Kepler's

This month's picks by Frank Sanchez, head book-buyer at Kepler's Books, include a collection of American protest literature,...

Original post made by Book Buyer on Jan. 16, 2007
Last comment by PageTurner, on Jan 17, 2007 at 10:03 pm | 3 comments | 5169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Open Space Trust names board chair

<b>This is a Jan. 17, 2006, press release from the Peninsula Open Space Trust:</b> (Menlo Park, Calif.) – Karie Thomson...

Original post made by Open space guy on Jan. 17, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo votes to cut student loan interest rates

<b>From a Jan. 17, 2006, press release from Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Atherton.</b> WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo,...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 17, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Bill Moggridge of Woodside talks at Kepler's on design in digital age

<b>Here is an e-mail from Susan Lider, a spokeswoman for Kepler's bookstore.</b> Bill Moggridge of Woodside, author of...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 17, 2007
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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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THE LOCAL DISH

Rock of Gibraltar rocks

In an otherwise very good article on Spanish cooking in the SF Chronicle's food section this week, the writer slighted the...

Original post made by Donna Con Brio on Jan. 11, 2007
Last comment by Angela, on Jan 16, 2007 at 10:14 pm | 1 comment | 5297 Views

MENLO PARK

I'm tired of Starbucks

Why do we need 5 of them in Menlo Park? I always try to go to Martha's pastries for my coffee or plantation, which are small...

Original post made by Jenna on Jan. 9, 2007
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Jan 15, 2007 at 4:04 pm | 9 comments | 4971 Views

MENLO PARK

Boesch resigns (unbeknownst to Almanac)

You gotta love the way our hometown newspaper, in its apparent effort to be the next Gentry, manages to cover every society...

Original post made by Local news? on Jan. 4, 2007
Last comment by Nushound, on Jan 13, 2007 at 3:57 pm | 14 comments | 5149 Views

MENLO PARK

New Mayor

Well, it did not take long for the new spirit of openness and cooperation touted by Menlo Park’s incoming Mayor Kelly Fergusson...

Original post made by Disappointed Resident on Dec. 20, 2006
Last comment by Finance Geek, on Jan 12, 2007 at 2:08 pm | 34 comments | 6338 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two paths to improve African high schools

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: Congratulations on the excellent...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
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Unhappy with PUC handling of chloramine health issues

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: Thank you for the Dec. 27 article...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5159 Views

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Big bike rides exacerbate cyclist/motorist tensions

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac:</B> Editor: I am appalled at Brian Peterson's piece...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by Dr. Greg Wright, on Jan 9, 2007 at 4:48 pm | 8 comments | 5708 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Not your average ham and cheese sandwich

What the French do with the ham and cheese sandwich -- the Croque Monsieur -- is a marvel. What the Crepes Cafe in Menlo...

Original post made by Donna Con Brio on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Jenna, on Jan 9, 2007 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 5368 Views

ATHERTON

Fencing classes at Holbrook-Palmer Park

The town of Atherton Parks and Recreation and SF Fencers' Club are offering beginning fencing classes at Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made by Miriam Khosh on Jan. 9, 2007
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Superman lived in our community.

One year ago, Officer Richard May, was shot and killed in East Palo Alto while performing his pledged duty to serve and protect....

Original post made by Jay Gertridge on Jan. 5, 2007
Last comment by friend, on Jan 7, 2007 at 8:34 pm | 1 comment | 4583 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Best neighborhood Japanese spot

It's not the fanciest Japanese restaurant in Menlo Park, and certainly not the priciest, but Tokyo Subway is my favorite...

Original post made by Ichiban on Nov. 20, 2006
Last comment by Ichiban, on Jan 5, 2007 at 4:42 pm | 3 comments | 5850 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tunes for Kids at Atherton Library

Musician MaryLee Sunsieri will lead an interactive "Best of the Best" performance on at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, at the...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jan. 4, 2007
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Acting locally on global warming

In September, the Town Council of Portola Valley unanimously approved a resolution to sign the U.S Mayors Climate Protection...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jan 4, 2007 at 7:12 am | 11 comments | 5950 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local kids who trekked through Nepal post trailer of their documentary on YouTube

Local kids who trekked through Nepal and filmed their adventures have a five-minute trailer of their work-in-progress documentary...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Jan. 3, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Jan 3, 2007 at 8:52 pm | 3 comments | 5546 Views
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The 34th Annual Palo Alto Weekly Short Story Contest is now accepting entries for Adult, Young Adult and Teen categories. Send us your short story (2,500 words or less) and entry form by March 27, 2020. First, Second and Third Place prizes awarded in each category.

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