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PORTOLA VALLEY

Dogs on trails

Much of the time, it is cool in Portola Valley when it's hot elsewhere, but there is nothing cool about the ongoing dispute...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jan 24, 2007 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 6421 Views

MENLO PARK

An FYI On SEIU City Union Contract

Mountain View just finalized their contract with the SEIU. Here's the story: http://www.mv-voice.com/story.php?story_id=2502 and...

Original post made by ElectionWatcher on Jan. 24, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 24, 2007 at 1:44 pm | 2 comments | 5271 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Is there a mental illness reporting center?

Hello everyone and Happy Holidays! Here is the background information for my question: I have a neighbor who may have...

Original post made by Joanne on Dec. 17, 2006
Last comment by Jenna, on Jan 24, 2007 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 5930 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Contact Ruskin with chloramine symptom information

The following letter by Rita Solk was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 issue: Editor: Thank you for your Dec. 27 coverage...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6079 Views

MENLO PARK

Budget surplus, new utility tax don't mix

The following letter by Heather Nelson was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 issue: Editor: What is going on here?...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclist's accident: Puzzled by police reporting

The following letter by Mike Laine was published in the Almanac's Jan. 24 print edition: Editor: I read the Jan.17...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 23, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 23, 2007 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 5466 Views

AROUND TOWN

100 Book Clubs Have Joined Kepler’s

Here's a Jan. 22 e-mail from Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park: On June 1, 2006, Kepler’s launched its Book Club program,...

Original post made by Kepler\'s Lover on Jan. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5993 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pub Night gone wild in Menlo Park

Seniors complain of long waits, line hopping, juniors at BBC January 16, 2007 By David Gauvey Herbert The BBC is an old...

Original post made by Stanford student on Jan. 17, 2007
Last comment by Local Yocal, on Jan 22, 2007 at 3:54 pm | 1 comment | 6000 Views

MENLO PARK

What do you think should be done about the Park Theatre?

What do you think should be done about the Park Theatre. Click here for the latest news: http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=272 To...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 21, 2007
Last comment by TryThisOnForSize, on Jan 21, 2007 at 7:40 pm | 7 comments | 5110 Views

MENLO PARK

Why was news of Menlo Park's budget surplus withheld?

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 17 print edition: Editor: I was shocked to read the announcement...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 18, 2007
Last comment by Taxing, on Jan 19, 2007 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 5459 Views

OTHER TOPICS

War in Iraq to be discussed at Stanford

Former U.S. Defense Secretary William J. Perry will be one of the panelists in a discussion on the war in Iraq Monday, Jan....

Original post made by News Guy on Jan. 19, 2007
Last comment by Robin, on Jan 19, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 1 comment | 6033 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Lotus a disappointment

Three of us were disappointed recently with our lunch at the new Red Lotus restaurant featuring Southeast Asian food in the...

Original post made by Suzy on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Andria, on Jan 18, 2007 at 7:54 pm | 3 comments | 6980 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Stifling Debate: Reflections on the Misuse of Anti-Semitism and the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering

Please join us on Thursday, January 25 at 7:30PM for an evening with Professor Norman Finkelstein. Free and open to the...

Original post made by Robin on Jan. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 6072 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
Last comment by , on Jan 18, 2007 at 10:29 am | 1 comment | 5396 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 | 6201 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
There are no comments yet. 7972 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 6055 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 5420 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 5897 Views

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 | 6004 Views
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