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AROUND TOWN

What Constitutes a "Personal Attack?"

Those who pay attention to The Almanac’s Town Square website have witnessed a disturbing trend during the past few weeks....

Original post made by POGO on Oct. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Oct 18, 2010 at 4:22 pm | 6 comments | 2475 Views

MENLO PARK

SRI proposes big changes to Menlo Park campus

Big changes are in the works for the 63-acre headquarters campus of SRI International in Menlo Park. The nonprofit innovation...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2012
Last comment by Mike, on Dec 13, 2012 at 9:29 pm | 3 comments | 2474 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley launches radio station

A low-power AM radio station went on line recently in Portola Valley. The broadcast signal is intended for town-wide communications...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2014
Last comment by Chance, on Jan 3, 2014 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 2474 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sudden oak death test results are in

Last April, residents of Portola Valley and Woodside went out and collected samples to test for sudden oak death (SOD),...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by , on Nov 6, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 2 comments | 2473 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Education foundation auction

The chance to bid on items ranging from tours of San Francisco 49er and Stanford football team facilities, to attendance...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Proud Mon, on Apr 20, 2012 at 9:13 pm | 3 comments | 2473 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton P.D. to cost taxpayers more than $400K more per year

In a development from last week's council meeting that the Almanac has stayed curiously silent on, it was announced that...

Original post made by Oh no... on Apr. 22, 2013
Last comment by Oh no..., on Apr 24, 2013 at 8:12 am | 15 comments | 2473 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Concert benefits children's library

The Picasso Ensemble will perform a concert of music ranging from the Baroque to the present at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 26,...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dr. Know, on Apr 26, 2012 at 2:40 pm | 4 comments | 2472 Views

MENLO PARK

Confusing bike trail leads to accident on Facebook campus

Steven Lowenthal likes to bike to work. But the avid cyclist, who clocks up to 145 miles on weekend bike rides, found his...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2012
Last comment by pedestrian, on Aug 31, 2012 at 1:36 pm | 4 comments | 2472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo votes for stimulus bill in Congress

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, voted to approve the $787 billion conference stimulus bill on Friday, saying that it will...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 2472 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail price tag rises again

California's planned high-speed rail line could cost billions more than the state's initial projections indicated, according...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Aug 11, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 6 comments | 2472 Views

ATHERTON

Bothun pleads not guilty

Brian Bothun, a former editor for the Palo Alto Daily News and former reporter for the Daily Post, entered a plea of "not...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Troubled, on May 6, 2009 at 12:23 am | 3 comments | 2471 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsider homeowners respond in survey of town's building-review process

For years, Woodside town officials have heard complaints from homeowners and others that the process for getting a building...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2016
Last comment by Canada rd, on Aug 15, 2016 at 8:52 pm | 5 comments | 2471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl Scouts teach, learn about the world

More than 400 local Girl Scouts, ranging in age from kindergarten Daisies to eighth-grade Cadettes, participated in the recent...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evy Vaughan, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Six run for three seats on council

As the clock slipped past 5 p.m. on Wednesday (Aug. 11), so did the opportunity to run for Menlo Park City Council. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 16, 2010 at 8:54 pm | 17 comments | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain likely to keep weekend service

Caltrain is likely to keep weekend service and service to Gilroy, at least until next July, instead of cutting them as previously...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2010
Last comment by Craig, on Oct 6, 2010 at 6:40 pm | 17 comments | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Troop 206 honors three Eagle Scouts

Three local scouts -- Sean Smith, Sean McBirney, and Peter Bugos -- received their Eagle award from Troop 2006 at a Court...

Original post made on Jun. 10, 2013
Last comment by RO, on Jun 10, 2013 at 1:54 pm | 1 comment | 2470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Green entrepreneur Vinod Khosla is bullish on internal combustion, nuclear power

Portola Valley resident Vinod Khosla, a venture capitalist noted for his interest in cutting-edge green enterprises, spoke...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on Jun 5, 2010 at 9:46 am | 1 comment | 2469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two motorcyclists seriously injured in Skylonda crash

Two motorcyclists were seriously injured in a collision with a box truck in San Mateo County's Skylonda area Friday afternoon,...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2015
Last comment by johngslater, on Sep 14, 2015 at 3:30 pm | 3 comments | 2469 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Author Beatriz Williams at Kepler's

Author Beatriz Williams, a Stanford graduate with an MBA from Columbia, will be in conversation with Ted Ullyot, Facebook...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Jun 12, 2012 at 3:56 pm | 6 comments | 2468 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Oaks residents ask San Mateo County to protect their oaks

On Tuesday, the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors will discuss a request by residents of Menlo Oaks for emergency rules...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2016
Last comment by Beth, on Jul 22, 2016 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2468 Views
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