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AROUND TOWN

Resident challenges Menlo Park medical offices

Mike Brady, a Menlo Park resident and an attorney who lives near the site of the former Acorn restaurant on El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 3, 2007 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 2573 Views

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 | 2573 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 | 2573 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Looking to define 'local produce'

I am seeking some clarification of the purpose of the Farmers' Market that I visited June 20 in Portola Valley. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2013
Last comment by maggie, on Jul 11, 2013 at 10:34 pm | 16 comments | 2573 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Top sales tax producer leaving city

In the wake of a merger, Office Depot Max, one of Menlo Park's top sales tax producers, is leaving for Fremont this fall,...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2014
Last comment by Propaganda Opportunity, on Jul 2, 2014 at 3:46 pm | 11 comments | 2573 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'The Deep Blue Sea'

Times have changed since playwright Terence Rattigan penned his 1952 play "The Deep Blue Sea," but with his new adaptation,...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Apr 2, 2012 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 2572 Views

SPORTS

MVLA Avalanche Win Back-to-Back State Championship

The local MVLA Avalanche U15 Girls Soccer Team won their second consecutive Cal-North State Cup Championship last Saturday...

Original post made by Gabe Foo on May. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2571 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Robert Wallace killed in tractor accident

Robert Wallace, 58, of La Honda died Sunday after a tractor he was driving near Alpine Road south of Portola Valley overturned...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kerry Woodhams, on Jul 16, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 6 comments | 2571 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 | 2571 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. 2568 Views

MENLO PARK

Why There’s No Restaurant at Allied Arts

You’re absolutely correct, “It Wasn’t Inevitable.” (See Comments for “Fixing the Many Problems at Allied Arts,” dated June...

Original post made by Tired of Misinformation on Jun. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2568 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal’s Mimi Blais Performs Valentine’s Evening in Menlo Park

Famed concert pianist Mimi Blais from Montreal, Quebec, Canada, performs romantic ragtime, waltzes, and other delights for...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Jan. 23, 2008
Last comment by Carol, on Jan 24, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2568 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. 2567 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. 2566 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Portola Valley man dies, unnoticed, in busy parking lot

A tender memorial has cropped up in an unusual place &#8212; 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 | 2566 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 | 2566 Views

FICTION

HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

HP has named former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman as president and CEO effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:24 am | 11 comments | 2566 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. 2565 Views

AROUND TOWN

Readers' Choice 2014 winners announced

Almanac readers name their favorite restaurants, shops, services and places to have fun in the Readers' Choice 2014 reader...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2014
Last comment by Harold Fine, on Jul 24, 2014 at 8:57 pm | 2 comments | 2565 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 | 2564 Views
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