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MENLO PARK

Grocery store planned for former Cadillac site on El Camino in Menlo Park

As Menlo Park city officials continue the wearisome debate on how to revamp properties along El Camino Real, one developer...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Jul 30, 2007 at 2:55 pm | 18 comments | 3034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 2562 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 07/29/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, J. K. Rowling 2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jul. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2324 Views

MENLO PARK

Panel of Contributors: Nothing to fear from Dumbarton rail

The proposal to operate six trains in each direction on weekdays between Union City (or Newark) over the Dumbarton rail bridge...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2007
Last comment by opposed, on Jul 30, 2007 at 9:19 am | 28 comments | 3272 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woman injured in Sand Hill Road bike accident

A 54-year-old woman bicyclist fell and struck her head Sunday while riding with friends eastbound on Sand Hill Road, west...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Jul 30, 2007 at 7:23 am | 1 comment | 2490 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Vicious circle at Allied Arts

Last week's cover story describing the sad state of the Allied Arts Guild makes one thing perfectly clear: Without a viable...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2007
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Jul 29, 2007 at 8:50 pm | 3 comments | 2334 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Combat ritual between two male rattlesnakes in Portola Valley

Click here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksdMaCE9_g4 to view a video of a combat ritual between two male Northern Pacific...

Original post made by In Your Back Yard on Jan. 30, 2007
Last comment by Uncle Heavy, on Jul 29, 2007 at 7:19 pm | 2 comments | 3840 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trail Ride to Beach

Hello, Has anyone ever heard of a trail ride from Spring Down Equestrian Center to a Beach. I think it is an overnight...

Original post made by Malinda Markey on Jul. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2396 Views

SPORTS

P.A Babe Ruth 13s All Stars , Regionals Game Two, in Utah

Yuma, Arizona found holes in Palo Alto's usually tight defense and pounded 16 hits to gain a 12-8 victory in Saturday night's...

Original post made by Suzanne McHugh on Jul. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2914 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

A miracle at JZ Cool

Last week, for the first time, I didn't end up with an horribly over-cooked burger at JZ Cool. My child is addicted to...

Original post made by Alleluia on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 28, 2007 at 11:38 pm | 2 comments | 3626 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Challenging prevailing ideas on global warming causes

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4508...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by extremely-skeptical, on Jul 28, 2007 at 10:26 pm | 8 comments | 2861 Views

AROUND TOWN

WOODSIDE-BASED INSTRUCTOR WINS BRONZE, GOLD IN PAN AM GAMES

WOODSIDE-BASED INSTRUCTOR WINS BRONZE, GOLD IN PAN AM GAMES For Immediate Release Contact: Lisa Krieger, 650-793-0720,...

Original post made by Lisa M. Krieger on Jul. 27, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building bigger basements in Atherton

After spending several years tightening up restrictions on basement construction, the Atherton City Council is loosening...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 27, 2007 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2498 Views

WOODSIDE

A 7,200 mile odyssey: Roz Savage bids to become the first woman to row solo across the Pacific Ocean

After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeannie R, on Jul 26, 2007 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 2889 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Reduce clutter, improve your web page

A shiny nickel to anyone who can explain why the link in the left-hand menu for "The Almanac" is followed by another link...

Original post made by Reader on Jul. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2314 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts Financial Data

I was told this week that non-profit financial data is obtainable on-line. Since many people are concerned about the Allied...

Original post made by An Interested Party on Jul. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2688 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain reports record ridership

Caltrain turned in record ridership -- and revenues to match -- last year, but passengers may not see the payoff until at...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 24, 2007 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 2412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad and Me event at Atherton library

From DeAnn Okamura: Calling all fathers or other significant caregivers! Bring your children to the Atherton Library on ...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 23, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 07/22/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows, J. K. Rowling 2. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jul. 23, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2284 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Heavy rail not the solution for regional transit needs

Usually, I disagree with Henry Riggs. And usually I agree with the editorial positions of the Almanac. This time, it's the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2007
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 21, 2007 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 2677 Views
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