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MENLO PARK

Hilligoss out of the Park Theatre picture; Duncan plan likely to move forward

Menlo Park real estate broker Tom Hilligoss has announced that he no longer is pursuing the possibility of buying and restoring...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2007
Last comment by Stupified, on Oct 24, 2007 at 10:05 am | 7 comments | 2557 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New Roberts Market as a gathering place

The town of Portola Valley has been without a grocery store since July 2006, when John's Valley Foods closed after 29 years....

Original post made by David Boyce on Nov. 29, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2557 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

St. Raymond Jogs for Technnology

Menlo Park’s St. Raymond School held its 10th annual Jogathon at its campus on Santa Cruz Avenue on April 27. Over 250 students...

Original post made by Gayelyn on May. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2556 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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 | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Town Square permit anonymous posters?

Having participated in a lot of discussion threads I am concerned about the negative impact of anonymous posters on the stated...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 46 comments | 2556 Views

MENLO PARK

Measure T opposition solidifies

Being out of office doesn't mean you're out of politics in Menlo Park. A group of former council members and commissioners...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2010
Last comment by E.D., on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:42 pm | 49 comments | 2556 Views

ATHERTON

Ex-coach pleads no contest to Menlo School theft

A quick-fingered rifling of a backpack wasn't fast enough to let Michael William Taylor escape the law last October. Read...

Original post made on May. 8, 2012
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on May 8, 2012 at 1:40 pm | 2 comments | 2556 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Trains are not the answer to our transit needs

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4509...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 5, 2007 at 4:41 pm | 3 comments | 2554 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lions: Deputies patrol trails

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has begun deploying deputies on off-road motorcycles on trails in the hills in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2554 Views

SPORTS

Atherton council may be near deal on Little League park facilities

Menlo-Atherton Little League and the town of Atherton may be close to an agreement that will allow the sports league to build...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by LL Parent, on Jan 15, 2014 at 8:55 pm | 3 comments | 2554 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Council members right to question Caltrain

<I>The following letter by Bruce Balshone was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> Recent...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Vote NO on Measure G

Editor, James Keller, Executive Vice Chancellor of San Mateo County Community College District($188,000/yr.) filed the pre-election...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 28, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 19, 2011 at 4:01 am | 7 comments | 2553 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Update: Cyclist dies after colliding with side of big rig

Accident investigators with the California Highway Patrol are puzzled as to how Los Altos Hills resident and bicyclist Lauren...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Bikingfelix, on Nov 10, 2010 at 12:36 pm | 10 comments | 2553 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Budget cuts coming to high school district

The local impact of the state's budget crisis is beginning to get serious at local public high schools. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Jun 18, 2011 at 3:56 pm | 15 comments | 2553 Views

MENLO PARK

General plan, zoning need attention too

<I>The following guest opinion by Brielle Johnck was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>By Brielle...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2552 Views

SPORTS

Alpine FC Sting wins North vs. South Tournament

Congratulations to the Alpine FC Sting Girls U14 team for its success playing in soccer tournaments in August. The Alpine...

Original post made by NewsGuy on Sep. 5, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parcel tax Senior exemption

I have always questioned the use of Senior exemptions for school district parcel tax ballot measures. And, I have suggested...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on May. 1, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 7, 2011 at 10:52 am | 3 comments | 2551 Views

MENLO PARK

Who should pay for sidewalks

Now that the City is at least moving ahead with a sidewalk master plan, I am wondering about who is to pay the bill. The...

Original post made by just wondering on Feb. 17, 2008
Last comment by Truthieness, on Apr 1, 2008 at 9:44 pm | 9 comments | 2550 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Kitchen brings Italian cuisine to Ladera

In five weeks time, Mike Wallau has transformed Mike's Cafe, into a rustic Italian restaurant featuring farm-to-table food,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 28, 2013 at 11:36 am | 3 comments | 2550 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Tough choice on grade separations

It is difficult to imagine a more difficult decision for Menlo Park and Atherton than deciding what to do about grade separations...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2007
Last comment by Martin, on Oct 23, 2007 at 1:20 pm | 10 comments | 2549 Views
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Touring the Southern California “Ivies:” Pomona and Cal Tech
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Chai Brisket
By Laura Stec | 5 comments | 2,093 views

Couples: Parallel Play or Interactive Play?
By Chandrama Anderson | 0 comments | 1,250 views

Getting High in Menlo Park
By Paul Bendix | 3 comments | 794 views

As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
By Erin Glanville | 1 comment | 150 views