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AROUND TOWN

Sunday: Tour de Peninsula cycling event

Now in its 22nd year, the Tour de Peninsula cycling event will take place Sunday, Aug. 4. Cycling on the short route of 20...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2013
Last comment by parent, on Aug 3, 2013 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 2677 Views

FICTION

App aims to make friendly messages more personal

Your phone buzzes. You look down and see you have a new audio message. You hit play, but instead of a nagging "Hiiiii, call...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2016
Last comment by Nevet, on Feb 11, 2016 at 9:34 am | 4 comments | 2677 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Romney leads in local March fundraising

Donors in March contributed $163,100 to presidential campaigns from ZIP codes in the Almanac's circulation area. Mitt Romney's...

Original post made on May. 2, 2012
Last comment by Matt, on May 3, 2012 at 10:37 am | 3 comments | 2676 Views

ATHERTON

President Obama in Atherton

President Obama is due to attend a fundraising event for San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris around 5:40 p.m. today...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 23, 2010 at 9:14 pm | 19 comments | 2676 Views

MENLO PARK

City, developers comment on proposed initiative

Response from city officials and developers to a potential ballot initiative on the Menlo Park downtown/El Camino Real specific...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2014
Last comment by Be Rational , on Mar 5, 2014 at 12:19 pm | 1 comment | 2675 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Film strikes chord

Insights often have the most value after the occasion has passed and one has had time to ponder the deeper meanings, so it...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Woodside community member, on Mar 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2675 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial: Rick DeGolia for Atherton Council

Besides deciding whether to renew the parcel tax (see below) Atherton residents will select one of three City Council candidates...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tsk tsk tsk, on Oct 24, 2013 at 6:05 pm | 2 comments | 2675 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Epidemiology study by Maya Mathur of Woodside nets $35,000 scholarship

Young women are not as knowledgeable as they should be about the human papilloma virus even though they are often involved...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Tira, on Jan 21, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 2674 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Lawyers Caution Me Against Exercise of My Freedom of Speech

I received a letter yesterday (that was sent to my attorney) from lawyers representing the Town of Atherton stating, in part: "We...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Sep. 24, 2010
Last comment by falling dominos, on Sep 27, 2010 at 10:50 am | 25 comments | 2674 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Corte Madera and Hillview schools win state honors

Two local middle schools, Hillview in Menlo Park and Corte Madera in Portola Valley, have been named Gold Ribbon schools...

Original post made on May. 14, 2015
Last comment by Parent, on May 14, 2015 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 2673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain gets funds to go electric

With $700 million in funding coming to Caltrain, the agency expects to see modern electric rail service by 2019, according...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2012
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Jul 12, 2012 at 12:34 pm | 11 comments | 2673 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Contrasting views of offer to rebuild the Alpine Road trail

<I>Editor's Note: The Board of Supervisors has given Stanford until Dec. 13 to accept three additional options for a total...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2011
Last comment by JB, on Dec 2, 2011 at 2:33 pm | 4 comments | 2673 Views

MENLO PARK

It's a wrap for Rita Williams

It's no coincidence that award-winning reporter Rita Williams of Portola Valley is retiring from Channel 2 (KTVU-TV) on Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2013
Last comment by Stu Soffer, on Feb 26, 2013 at 4:03 pm | 1 comment | 2672 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park office manager sentenced to prison for embezzlement

Former office manager of Menlo Park landscaping company sentenced to seven years and eight months in state prison in $1 million...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2016
Last comment by pogo, on Jun 10, 2016 at 7:45 am | 3 comments | 2672 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Sequoia district information officer was doing her job

<I>Note: This letter from Bettylu Smith was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> I proudly serve...

Original post made by rhine@AlmanacNews.com on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 2672 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sustainable Menlo Park takes on housing issue

Sustainable Menlo Park, a group founded by David Bohannon and helmed by former councilman Chuck Kinney, will meet at 5:30...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Give Me A Different Break!, on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 3 comments | 2672 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Chief ushers in new public transparency

Robert Jonsen, Menlo Park's new police chief, is bringing a touch of Los Angeles sunshine to his post: The department will...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2013
Last comment by The Voice, on Jul 25, 2013 at 6:23 pm | 2 comments | 2671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park council supports lawsuits challenging Trump's executive order

The Menlo Park City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to sign on to "friend of the court" brief supporting lawsuits...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2017
Last comment by Stats, on Mar 16, 2017 at 9:27 pm | 10 comments | 2671 Views

WOODSIDE

Editorial: Good move by Woodside commission on construction violations

Every so often city council members and planning commissioners are put in the uncomfortable position of trying to determine...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2014
Last comment by Dave, on Jul 13, 2014 at 9:22 pm | 1 comment | 2671 Views

MENLO PARK

July 18-19: Connoisseurs' Marketplace returns to downtown Menlo Park

A new Culinary Arts Corner will feature demonstrations by 10 Bay Area chefs at the 29th annual Connoisseurs' Marketplace...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2015
Last comment by Karl, on Sep 17, 2015 at 4:04 pm | 8 comments | 2670 Views
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