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PORTOLA VALLEY

What are you doing to prepare for wildland fire, earthquake?

A wildland fire or an earthquake could wreak havoc in Portola Valley, with its wooded semi-rural character and its location...

Original post made by Be Prepared on Jan. 26, 2007
Last comment by , on Jan 26, 2007 at 2:30 pm | 1 comment | 4812 Views

SPORTS

BRIAN FRANCIS EARNS SPOT ON J4 JUNIOR OLYMPIC TEAM

Article written by Tim Cohee, President of Far West USSA Division and President of Kirkwood Mountain Ski Resort Brian...

Original post made by Bonnie Matlock on Mar. 1, 2008
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AROUND TOWN

Letter: 'Hockey grandmother' decries campaign's 'attack dog' mentality

As a proud hockey grandmother, I am furious with the GOP vice presidential nominee's use of the label "hockey mom." Read...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by mainstream, on Sep 23, 2008 at 1:07 pm | 40 comments | 4810 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Welcome to Town Square!

Here's the place to post your recommendations for your favorite restaurants in our area, and to comment on other posts. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 9, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Tom Foolery at the Theatre in San Pedro Square

If you want to step into the light side of seemy, Tom Foolery, playing at the Theatre in San Pedro Square in downtown San...

Original post made by JB on Oct. 23, 2006
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Oct 23, 2006 at 11:22 pm | 1 comment | 4808 Views

MENLO PARK

Thanks to David Wormley: he directed traffic when pedestrian was hit on November 13, 2006

Thank you for your article on David Wormley! While I personally thanked him for directing traffic the evening I saw a pedestrian...

Original post made by Amy Klein on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 4806 Views

AROUND TOWN

Computer pioneer Doug Engelbart of Atherton dies at 88

The fellowship of high-technology pioneers lost another giant Tuesday with the death of Atherton resident Douglas Engelbart....

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2013
Last comment by Virginia Chang Kiraly, on Jul 5, 2013 at 6:36 pm | 3 comments | 4806 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Trails, dogs and people

I took a walk the other day on the Coal Mine Ridge trail system and almost immediately encountered a covey of quail having...

Original post made by \"Likes to hike\" on Oct. 21, 2006
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Hillview Robotics" wins 2nd place at Northern California Championship

Are 12 year old 7th graders too old to still play with Lego? Not if you throw in some motors and sensors and ask them...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Jan. 22, 2007
Last comment by Arthur Hogan, on Jul 8, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 2 comments | 4805 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art in Action Opens 2006-7 Library Shows

Art in Action opens a 6-month long art show series featuring artwork from local students grades K-8.Students create their...

Original post made by Art in Action on Nov. 6, 2006
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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 | 4804 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

New map of supervisorial districts splits Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has approved new boundaries for supervisorial districts that will split Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2013
Last comment by Good riddance, Woodell/Keith!, on Oct 25, 2013 at 2:31 pm | 18 comments | 4804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 4803 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are you happy or unhappy with the election results?

Here is a place to comment on whether you are happy or unhappy with the election results. You can comment on any particular...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Nov. 9, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Nov 16, 2006 at 2:18 pm | 2 comments | 4803 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
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AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Study finds Caltrain violates quiet zone

Atherton now has documented something many had suspected -- Caltrain is regularly violating the town's six-month-old quiet...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2016
Last comment by Apple, on Dec 9, 2016 at 9:44 am | 6 comments | 4803 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday: Menlo Park Presbyterian Church holds walk to raise funds for clean water projects

The Menlo Park Presbyterian Church hosts a one-mile walk through Menlo Park on Saturday, July 13, to raise funds for clean...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2013
Last comment by Willy, on Jul 10, 2013 at 7:28 pm | 1 comment | 4801 Views

MENLO PARK

Readers' Choice 2010: And the winners are ...

Enough with celebrity news, already. How about shining some light on the stars in our local community, the people who run...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Gibboney Fan, on Aug 17, 2010 at 2:55 pm | 1 comment | 4798 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Los Trancos Woods in the 40's and 50's

I am currently researching the Los Trancos Woods of the past. My family had a summer home in LTW during the 40's and...

Original post made by JoAnne on Mar. 3, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 3, 2007 at 3:02 pm | 1 comment | 4798 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Dance Team 5th Annual Dance Show

Please come support the Menlo-Atherton High School Community by attending this year's Dance Show. This highly acclaimed...

Original post made by Charlene Cogan on Feb. 25, 2008
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