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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park and Atherton join high-speed rail standoff

Menlo Park and Atherton officials don't want high-speed passenger trains zooming through town, but state officials say the...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2008
Last comment by Glen, on Aug 30, 2008 at 10:00 pm | 5 comments | 2177 Views

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Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place — a parking space at the Sharon Heights Shopping Center. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2007
Last comment by Leslie, on Aug 30, 2008 at 5:10 pm | 2 comments | 2581 Views

AROUND TOWN

Art with espresso: Shannon Badiee shows paintings at Konditorei

By Marjorie Mader Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=1064 posted Wednesday, February...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2008
Last comment by Art Lover, on Aug 30, 2008 at 4:26 pm | 1 comment | 1859 Views

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Hearings set on EIR for Clos de la Tech Winery

Clos de la Tech, the vineyard west of Skyline Boulevard where T.J. Rodgers, CEO of Cypress Semiconductor, wants to build...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Taxpayer, on Aug 29, 2008 at 7:00 pm | 1 comment | 2148 Views

FICTION

The search for bigfoot goes on

A prominent researcher in the search for Bigfoot works out of Menlo Park. My immediate question: why Menlo Park? I think...

Original post made by Joe on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Aug 29, 2008 at 4:05 pm | 7 comments | 4030 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers choose their favorite shops, services

Readers tell us where they go to eat, shop, be pampered, and get into shape. <b>Photo:</b> Will Marts, left, and Manuel Orta,...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2008
Last comment by skeptic, on Aug 28, 2008 at 11:33 pm | 2 comments | 2210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Don't believe high-speed sales pitch

Sure, who wouldn't like to hop a train in San Francisco and step off about three hours later in Los Angeles, for the low...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Fredrick Schermer, on Aug 28, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 25 comments | 2428 Views

SPORTS

Two local vaulters place first and second in national competition

Usually, finishing second in a national championship competition is at least good enough to earn the title of best in state....

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by no name, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2458 Views

WOODSIDE

Cycling event benefits the intellectually impaired

"We should take care not to make the intellect our god," Albert Einstein once said. "It has, of course, powerful muscles,...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by Linda Brennenstuhl, on Aug 28, 2008 at 3:08 pm | 2 comments | 2491 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor Andy Cohen to seek re-election to City Council

Menlo Park Mayor Andy Cohen has announced his intent to run for a second term on the City Council. Mr. Cohen is the first...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Make Some Decisions, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:43 pm | 19 comments | 2408 Views

WOODSIDE

Miles Files: iPhone, iGroan

Hours waiting in line, more hours driving around in the car, drastic overpricing, and a final product with significant flaws....

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2008
Last comment by jennifer jones, on Aug 27, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 2444 Views

AROUND TOWN

A landmark emerges on the M-A High campus

A $32 million, 32,000-square-foot performing arts center is under construction on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus....

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by pomp no matter what circumstance, on Aug 27, 2008 at 7:23 pm | 9 comments | 2188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Suspicious of need for red light cameras

The following letter was published in the Almanac's Jan. 10 print edition: Editor: I want to echo the sentiments of...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 10, 2007
Last comment by City Hall Scammers, on Aug 27, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 10 comments | 3258 Views

SPORTS

CA SPIN "A" fastpitch softball, looking for Pitchers for Fall

California SPIN girls Fastpitch "A" ball is looking for experienced pitchers for its 12U, 14U, 16U teams for the Fall tournament...

Original post made by Matt on Aug. 26, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2387 Views

MENLO PARK

Pedestrian robbed at gunpoint in Menlo Park's Willows neighborhood

Menlo Park police are looking for a man who reportedly robbed a pedestrian at gunpoint of his jewelry and money in the Willows...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Realist, on Aug 24, 2008 at 11:52 pm | 12 comments | 2144 Views

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LOST PARAKEET?

A beautiful light-greenish yellow parakeet has been at my feeder since Sun., Aug. 17. It feeds several times a day, usually...

Original post made by Jeanne Gary on Aug. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2148 Views

SPORTS

Novitsky, Neisser are nationally ranked

John Novitsky and Dawn Neisser call Woodside home. One other home they share, the USA Cycling 50-54 National Time Trial Rankings. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2008
Last comment by Ted Zayner, on Aug 21, 2008 at 9:31 am | 1 comment | 2630 Views

SPORTS

Gymnastics on horseback: Elizabeth Osborn rated top female equestrian vaulter in U.S.

Elizabeth Osborn is the top woman in her sport in the United States &#8212; based on points earned in U.S. competitions &#8212;...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2008
Last comment by Interested Reader, on Aug 20, 2008 at 6:22 pm | 2 comments | 2603 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: A healthy education

Teen health education does not begin and end in the classroom. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6723...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2008
Last comment by Honor Spitz, on Aug 20, 2008 at 4:50 pm | 1 comment | 2216 Views

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Editorial: Can cities stop a juggernaut?

It was a no-brainer for the Menlo Park and Atherton city councils to join a cost-free lawsuit challenging the route chosen...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 19, 2008 at 6:56 pm | 8 comments | 2097 Views
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