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FICTION

'Where do Stars and Galaxies Come From?'

Stanford University physics professor Tom Abel will give a free talk at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, on "Where do Stars and...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2010
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Apr 13, 2010 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 5179 Views

AROUND TOWN

Welcome to Town Square!

Residents of Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside, and other visitors to The Almanac Online: Here is your...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 2, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5176 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Judge rules against restaurateur Russell Deutsch in tax-evasion case

A San Mateo County judge on May 26 denied a motion by attorneys defending Portola Valley resident and restaurateur Russell...

Original post made on May. 27, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on May 29, 2016 at 12:12 pm | 9 comments | 5175 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Development plan for Roger Reynolds nursery site ruffles neighbors

Residents of Stone Pine Lane in Menlo Park were none too pleased when developer Derek "Deke" Hunter presented revised plans...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2015
Last comment by Interesting Tidbit, on Nov 8, 2015 at 5:11 pm | 8 comments | 5171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure G

Editor, James Keller, Executive Vice Chancellor of San Mateo County Community College District($188,000/yr.) filed the pre-election...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:01 am | 7 comments | 5171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park school district superintendent on medical leave

Maurice Ghysels, superintendent of the Menlo Park City School District, is on a "short term medical leave," school board...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2015
There are no comments yet. 5171 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
There are no comments yet. 5171 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fails to report Serious Incident for 22 days. Why?

August 24, 2012 8:25AM a northbound train was stopped at 590 Bubuque Ave S.S.F. letting passengers off and on. At the same...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Sep. 15, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:00 pm | 22 comments | 5169 Views

AROUND TOWN

Media Center seeks "Local Heroes"

The Mid-peninsula Community Media Center (the “Media Center”) will honor eight “local heroes” in their first “Local...

Original post made by Louise Pencavel on Oct. 10, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5167 Views

AROUND TOWN

Multiply your gifts with Almanac's Holiday Fund

For the 20th year, the Almanac offers readers the opportunity to increase their charitable donations with gifts to the Holiday...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2012
There are no comments yet. 5167 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Vice President Joe Biden dines at Left Bank

Here's another photo of Vice President Joe Biden in Menlo Park on Saturday, June 15. He's with Khephra Molloy, general manager...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2013 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 5165 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawn sign: Romney/someone 2012

Now that Newt Gingrich has fallen off a cliff in Iowa, only days prior to their voting, it clears the way for Mitt Romney...

Original post made by Emerle on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 128 comments | 5164 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Huge tree limb lands on car

An Almanac reader submitted these photos of a huge oak tree limb that broke off and landed on a car parked near the gym at...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 5164 Views

WOODSIDE

Steve Jobs wealth not an issue

The following letter by John Clark was published in the Almanac's Feb. 7 print edition: Editor: I find it offensive...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 7, 2007
There are no comments yet. 5160 Views

MENLO PARK

Fine Arts feast

Harry Anderson stands smiling in his dining room, near a table that offers no food, no drink. His gaze sweeping the walls...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Creswell, on Jan 1, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 5159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bicycle Chaos

Yesterday, at about 10:30 AM, at the intersection of Sand Hill Road and Portola Road, while I was waiting to turn left onto...

Original post made by Local Driver on Jan. 9, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jan 18, 2011 at 7:25 pm | 65 comments | 5159 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton video remains online despite privacy complaint

A video of an Aug. 20 meeting in Atherton Town Hall between the city manager and three unhappy members of the public seeking...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Sep 3, 2010 at 6:57 am | 59 comments | 5158 Views

SPORTS

Cyclist in bottle-throwing incident to be arraigned on misdemeanor

A trial may be ahead for the Menlo Park cyclist who threw a water bottle that bounced off a car and struck and injured a...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by TwoPedals, on Jun 20, 2007 at 12:49 pm | 9 comments | 5156 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park: Driver dead after single-vehicle crash

A man died early Saturday morning (March 4) when a vehicle he was driving left the eastbound lanes of Bayfront Expressway...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2017
Last comment by Shellykay, on Mar 6, 2017 at 1:02 pm | 3 comments | 5156 Views

MENLO PARK

Town Hall Meeting

Would anyone be interested in an 'ol fashion TOWN HALL meeting to address any issues the public would like to ask the City...

Original post made by James Lewis on Oct. 4, 2007
Last comment by Inquiring minds, on Oct 20, 2007 at 6:48 pm | 17 comments | 5154 Views
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