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AROUND TOWN

Police calls: Road rage in Menlo Park

Crime and accident reports from Woodside, Ladera and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2015/07/28/police-calls-road-rage-in-menlo-park...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2015
Last comment by Careful, on Jul 29, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 10 comments | 4908 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Post your memories of Portola Valley town pioneer Robert "Bob" Anderson

For the last 50 years, Robert Anderson gave much of his life to founding and building the town of Portola Valley. To view...

Original post made by Bob Booster on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by Churchgoer, on Jan 27, 2007 at 10:15 am | 2 comments | 4907 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight on its hands: School district asks voters to approve two parcel taxes

For decades, voters in Menlo Park and Atherton have reliably approved every school finance measure put before them. Now,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 32 comments | 4906 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What can you do with all that fruit you couldn't resist? Five recipes

<B>Roasted pork loin with apricots</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4663 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by KitKat, on Oct 8, 2007 at 4:12 am | 3 comments | 4903 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police calls: $95,000 diamond ring missing from Atherton home

Crime reports from Atherton, Portola Valley, Woodside and Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/2013/12/10/police-calls-95000-diamond-ring-missing-fr...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2013
Last comment by liz, on Dec 10, 2013 at 5:49 pm | 3 comments | 4900 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside entrepreneur's reading application is making waves

Woodside entrepreneur Nick Lum, who has added color to text for more efficient online reading with his BeeLine Reader, is...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2016
Last comment by Marianne, on Jan 14, 2016 at 3:28 pm | 2 comments | 4899 Views

SPORTS

Vikings Pop Warner teams open season

The six teams of the Menlo-Atherton Vikings in the Pop Warner football league kicked off the season playing the Bayside Broncos...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by Adam, on Sep 19, 2010 at 8:18 pm | 4 comments | 4898 Views

MENLO PARK

Problems at Allied Arts Guild

Allied Arts’ Dismal Future I’m concerned about the future of the Allied Arts property. As a longtime member of the...

Original post made by Allied Arts Member on Mar. 14, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Citizen, on May 15, 2007 at 5:10 pm | 8 comments | 4895 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school law: recipe for creating elite schools?

<b>Below are remarks by Pat Gemma, superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, during an Oct. 19 meeting in...

Original post made by Pat Gemma on Oct. 23, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4894 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Grandmother arrested after vehicle strikes signs, rolls with grandchilden inside

A 64-year-old woman has been arrested on felony drunken driving and child endangerment charges after the vehicle she was...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
There are no comments yet. 4893 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mark Sweyer of Woodside Bakery to open 25-seat cafe in Woodside

Woodside has no traffic signals, but Mark Sweyer, co-owner of the Woodside Bakery & Cafe, did get a green light on his plans...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2011
Last comment by kevin mariani, on Mar 16, 2013 at 1:32 am | 8 comments | 4893 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College changes affiliation, but not goals

Coming off its best season in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, the Menlo College football team is hoping to build...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 1, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 4892 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

PayPal exec battled mental illness, family said

A losing battle against mental illness led a man to his death, according to a statement released by his family on Monday. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2012
Last comment by Michelle, on Mar 15, 2012 at 10:14 pm | 10 comments | 4890 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park nonprofit entrepreneurial group gets $300,000 grant from Merrill Lynch

MERRILL LYNCH AWARDS NEARLY $2.1 MILLION TO PROMOTE ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN UNDER-SERVED COMMUNITIES Menlo Park group among...

Original post made by Jeffrey Weidel on Oct. 26, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4889 Views

ATHERTON

Neighbors seek injunction to stop M-A lights

At Menlo-Atherton High School, the light towers are in place over the football field and football season has arrived. Neighbors...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2010
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Sep 20, 2010 at 10:23 am | 67 comments | 4889 Views

MENLO PARK

Volatile public comment on downtown plan

The third session of the Menlo Park Planning Commission's review of the proposed downtown/El Camino Real specific plan inspired...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2011
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2011 at 9:48 pm | 41 comments | 4888 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Press release: Rail safety bill signed into law

Assemblymember Rudy Bermúdez has issued the press release below regarding a new rail safety bill. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                            ...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Sep. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4887 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park, Stanford medical facilities penalized over patient safety

Stanford Health Care and Palo Alto Medical Foundation's Menlo Park Surgical Hospital will see their Medicare reimbursements...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2015
Last comment by hope for the future, on Dec 17, 2015 at 2:20 pm | 8 comments | 4886 Views

WOODSIDE

Forty-five cars may compete in Woodside soapbox derby Sunday

The second annual Woodside Soapbox Derby takes place Sunday, May 4, in the parking lot of Independence Hall at 2955 Woodside...

Original post made on May. 1, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 1, 2014 at 2:12 pm | 1 comment | 4885 Views

FICTION

Robert Taylor honored for pioneering work on computers, Internet

Robert W. Taylor, a Woodside resident for 30 years and a visionary in the development of computer networks and modern personal...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by , on Jan 15, 2017 at 2:53 pm | 1 comment | 4883 Views
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

It’s time to decide what local business is worthy of the title “Almanac Readers' Choice” — and you get to decide! Cast your ballot online. Voting ends May 29th. Stay tuned for the results in the July 19th issue of The Almanac.

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