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Obituaries

These obituaries are based on information provided by families and funeral homes. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5765...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2008
Last comment by Beth Blote, on Mar 17, 2008 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 2306 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's weekly best sellers - March 16, 2008

Hardcover Fiction Mudbound, Hillary Jordan Appeal, John Grisham People Of The Book, Geraldine Brooks Lush...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2150 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Burt Brent creates ears and animals

Anyone who has taken children — or been a child — at the San Francisco Zoo lately has likely delighted in watching...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ina, on Mar 17, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2789 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Currant bistro opens at Allied Arts

The Red Currant bistro is open for business at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. The proprietors are Nir and Ayellet Perry,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 17, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 4172 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident causes huge gusher in Menlo Park

Jim Lewis submitted this photo (taken by Todd Temple of Menlo Park) to The Almanac. Mr. Lewis said an accident Monday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Darin Duncan - Cal Water, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2593 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: New vision is welcome for El Camino

Menlo Park officials who are making a major effort to get the public involved in a plan to spiff up El Camino Real, the city's...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by Donald, on Mar 16, 2008 at 9:47 pm | 11 comments | 2121 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Menlo Park city manager Michael Bedwell dies at 77

Michael Allan Bedwell, Menlo Park city manager from 1964 to 1991, died March 9 after a fight with heart and lung problems,...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2126 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Local Resident Reflects on Kenyan Experience

On the walls of the Konditorei café in Portola Valley, there are pictures of another world. Women completing their daily...

Original post made by Brielle Schaeffer on Mar. 13, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2648 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo cyclist confronts driver who struck her

It's been 15 months since the arrest of an intoxicated Hillsborough man whose pickup truck struck Menlo Park resident and...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2008
Last comment by FairPlay, on Mar 13, 2008 at 2:20 am | 1 comment | 1967 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed trains could be headed this way

Imagine boarding a train in the Bay Area, and two and a half hours later, you're in downtown Los Angeles. This may be a dream...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2435 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reduce Junk Mail, "Do Not (junk) Mail" petition

My neighbors and I in Menlo Park & Palo Alto have to deal with tons of junk mail... What a waste, and what an environmental...

Original post made by ebara on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by ebara, on Mar 12, 2008 at 3:09 pm | 2 comments | 2267 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gang of youths attacks pedestrians in Menlo Park

A gang of six young men and boys are in police custody in connection with two attacks on pedestrians and a robbery at the...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton Student Earns Honors and Varsity Letter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Heather L. Hill Director of Communications (978) 827-7042 hhill@cushing.org Atherton...

Original post made by Heather on Mar. 12, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2249 Views

MENLO PARK

No Derry project without state funds?

The O'Brien Group, the San Mateo-based developer behind the Derry condo-commercial project proposed for downtown Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Jeremy, on Mar 10, 2008 at 11:38 pm | 1 comment | 2125 Views

AROUND TOWN

Developing open space: Should voters decide?

A broad coalition of environmental groups wants to qualify an initiative in Redwood City to require two-thirds of city voters...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2008
Last comment by Let The People Decide, on Mar 10, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2156 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council starts budget talks next week

Building more than 1,400 feet of new sidewalks, and redesigning a downtown parking lot. Improving facilities at the Onetta...

Original post made on Mar. 7, 2008
Last comment by Otto Strada, on Mar 10, 2008 at 3:34 pm | 2 comments | 2086 Views

ATHERTON

Who owns the intersection of MIddlefield and Oak Grove?

Who owns the intersetion of Middlefield an Oak Grove? Is it Menlo Park or Atherton? Whoever owns it, PLEASE get a left...

Original post made by Mary on Mar. 6, 2008
Last comment by Luz Verde, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 2435 Views

AROUND TOWN

Father Egon Javor, founder of Woodside Priory School, dies at 91

Father Egon Javor, 91, monk, educator and founder of Woodside Priory School in Portola Valley, died early Sunday morning...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2008
Last comment by Carmen Sandiego, on Mar 10, 2008 at 2:08 pm | 5 comments | 2529 Views

MENLO PARK

Derry Project Applies For $3.78mil In Public Money

Quotes from Staff Report #08-033 presented to City Council, March 4, 2008 "The Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Housing...

Original post made by Oh, When Will It End? on Mar. 8, 2008
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 10, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 3 comments | 2095 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - 3/9/08

Hardcover Fiction Palace Of Illusions, Chitra Divakaruni Mudbound, Hillary Jordan Age Of Shiva, Manil Suri ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 10, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2155 Views
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