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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Triumphing Over Adversity; Local Students Honored at Winners Breakfast

Two local students were honored on March 1st at the Family Service Agency of San Mateo County and Oracle’s 12th Annual...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 2, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 2, 2007 at 12:02 pm | 1 comment | 4872 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dumbarton Scoping & Freight

I would like to share my scoping comments for the Dumbarton Railroad Environmental Impact Report (EIR). I believe I have...

Original post made by Margaret Fruth on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4713 Views

WOODSIDE

Illegal removal of heritage trees in Woodside

Or, If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound? Recent Almanac articles have documented...

Original post made by I Speak For the Trees on Mar. 2, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4934 Views

MENLO PARK

Council member receives donation from project

As reported in tomorrow's newspaper: http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=3619 John Boyle received a $750 donation...

Original post made by Suspicious on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by Scott, on Feb 28, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 6 comments | 4736 Views

ATHERTON

DON'T CRY FOR ATHERTON...

Atherton city council rebukes the San Mateo County civil jury report that found its building department overlooked fire safety...

Original post made by Pseudonyms Are Fun on Feb. 27, 2007
Last comment by Athertonian, on Feb 28, 2007 at 7:57 pm | 5 comments | 5126 Views

MOVIES

Catch Oscar-winner "The Lives of Others" at the Guild Theatre in Menlo Park

The German film, "The Lives of Others," which won the Oscar for best foreign language film Sunday night, is playing at the...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 20, 2007
Last comment by ForgetAboutHollywood, on Feb 28, 2007 at 5:50 pm | 3 comments | 16128 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Beyond Cancer Art Project

Call for young artists (to age 18) for show at Pacific Art League ( Palo Alto ) Any child whose life has been affected by...

Original post made by Deirdre Clark on Feb. 28, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4760 Views

ATHERTON

Valparaiso roadwork almost done

The town's roadwork on Valparaiso Avenue, between El Camino Real and University Drive, could be finished as early as next...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 22, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:36 pm | 1 comment | 5024 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parents to meet over lack of onsite, after-school child care in Menlo Park school district

Katherine Bailey (kjscafe@earthlink.net) e-mailed this message to the Almanac on Feb. 17, 2007: I wanted to let your newspaper...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 19, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Feb 28, 2007 at 12:23 pm | 22 comments | 5160 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Baffled by LuLu's "apparent" popularity

When LuLu's opened on the Alameda here in west Menlo a little over a year ago, I was cautiously optimistic. Maybe even a...

Original post made by Burn Raybill on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by West Menlo Resident, on Feb 27, 2007 at 8:40 pm | 9 comments | 6025 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town Council to consider a loan from the county

At its next meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 28, the Town Council of Portola Valley plans to talk about asking for a $4 million...

Original post made by David Boyce on Feb. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5199 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Posting on student painters

Cindy, I took your posting on student house painters offline because -- while it looks like a terrific company to help college...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 26, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4437 Views

SPORTS

Redwood NJB "Warriors" Division 3 and North Silicon Valley Champions

Ruby Seidl, parent and team supporter, provided this report: Friday, Feb. 26, Portola Valley, Calif. -- The "Warriors"...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 25, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

How to vote in the 'far right' News Poll

To vote in the News Poll on TheAlmanacOnline, go to the home page http://www.almanacnews.com/index.php and check the far...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4368 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to view all posts in Town Square

To view all Town Center posts, click the link "View All Posts" to the right of the words, "Today's Top Posts." See illustration....

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4341 Views

SPORTS

PV adult soccer league seeks signups

Registration is now open for the 2007 Portola Valley Adult Soccer League spring season. The season starts March 4 and ends...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 22, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 22, 2007 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 4733 Views

SPORTS

Women's adult soccer league sign-ups

Beginning and intermediate level teams play refereed games 1-2 times per week for fitness and friendship. Women 23 years...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4648 Views

WOODSIDE

COW offers to hoof bill to webcast council meetings

Citizens of Woodside, Inc., the anonymous watchdog organization that runs a Web site/blog at http://www.citizensofwoodside.com/?=node...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5071 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County stuck with BART costs

The following Guest Opinion by Steve Schmidt was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: By Steve Schmidt Finally,...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 21, 2007 at 5:51 pm | 2 comments | 4760 Views

MENLO PARK

Serious concerns about timing of budget surplus disclosure

The following letter by Susan Carnahan was published in the Almanac's Feb. 21 print edition: Editor: The action by the...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4293 Views
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