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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why biking to Laurel is a bad idea

<B>The following letter by Jerry Leugers was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: Your editorial...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2548 Views

SPORTS

Kenny Diekroeger signs to play baseball for Stanford By Colin Becht

This winter, when many high school seniors will be scrambling to finish their college applications, Kenny Diekroeger will...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Steve Widtfeldt & Family, on Oct 21, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2548 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council greenlights staff, spending cuts

Major staffing and spending cuts are likely to be made soon in Atherton City Hall after the City Council, in a special meeting...

Original post made on May. 9, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 17, 2011 at 1:11 pm | 17 comments | 2548 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sudden Oak Death

Last year it was the tanoaks; this year it's the live oaks. Oak trees are dying by the dozens in the woods of Woodside, Portola...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Agrifos, on Mar 20, 2008 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2546 Views

MOVIES

Special report: Surveillance programs raise safety-vs-privacy questions

We are being watched. Surveillance programs operated by government agencies, from the National Security Agency and Department...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by old timer, on Sep 26, 2013 at 3:45 pm | 9 comments | 2546 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 09/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. Making Money, Terry Pratchett 3. The Yiddish Policemenís...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 24, 2007
Last comment by Reader, on Sep 25, 2007 at 3:17 pm | 1 comment | 2545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. World Without End, Ken Follett 3. Out...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2545 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Usual paranoia from Almanac on Alpine trail

<B>The following letter by Kathleen Much was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition:</B> Editor: The Almanac...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2543 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How delegates are chosen in California

The primary election is important, but the ultimate choice of which candidates will be nominated is in the hands of the...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Barbara Lee, on Jan 18, 2012 at 8:23 pm | 2 comments | 2543 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Our man in China

In anticipation of the upcoming Olympics in Beijing, Sheldon Breiner, a resident, a geologist and an active member of the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Jul. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jack Bowen: Water polo coach teaches philosophy at Menlo School

By Kate Daly Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=1272 posted Wednesday, March 8, 2006,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lisa Sievers, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 2543 Views

MENLO PARK

Big changes ahead for Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

One hundred and forty years ago, the Menlo Park Presbyterian Church first took shape in a small building on Santa Cruz Avenue....

Original post made on Feb. 27, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 5, 2014 at 3:23 pm | 3 comments | 2543 Views

MENLO PARK

What If Woodside Atherton Hadnít Spent $8+ Million Restoring Allied Arts?

The Woodside Atherton Auxiliary to Childrenís Hospital at Stanford is good at soliciting funds, as demonstrated by their...

Original post made by Ms. Reality Check on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by no bulldozing, on Aug 4, 2007 at 1:55 pm | 3 comments | 2542 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Off-Campus Student Photo Exhibition

The Advanced Photography Students of Sacred Heart Preparatory in Atherton, California are pleased to announce: An Exhibition...

Original post made by Lars Howlett on May. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2541 Views

MENLO PARK

Parks and Recreation Commission Report

(I have sent this message to all of the Parks and Recreation Commissioners and posted it to cc.in) To the members of the...

Original post made by Heyward Robinson on Nov. 2, 2007
Last comment by it's only money, on Nov 2, 2007 at 9:57 pm | 3 comments | 2540 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may restrict pellet gun use

Pellet gun restrictions may be coming to Portola Valley in the aftermath of the Aug. 30 shooting death of a pet cat. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Jesse, on Oct 26, 2008 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 2540 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local school leaders participate in 'Superman' discussion

The documentary film "Waiting for Superman," a controversial and pointed critique of U.S. K-12 public education, has set...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2011
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jan 7, 2011 at 9:58 am | 3 comments | 2540 Views

MENLO PARK

READERS' CHOICE: You decide. Vote today for your favorites

To vote now for your favorite shops and services in your Readers' Choice poll, click here: http://www.almanacnews.com/readers_choice/voting/form.php By...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2007
Last comment by Editor, on Jun 26, 2007 at 12:02 am | 2 comments | 2539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Judge sentences driver in Halberstam fatality

A University of California-Berkeley journalism student who was driving during a 2007 Menlo Park crash that claimed the life...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Feb 15, 2008 at 11:34 am | 2 comments | 2539 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Court throws out city's letter to rail authority

In a ruling that Menlo Park Councilman Rich Cline called "kind of a stomach punch," a California Superior Court judge has...

Original post made on Apr. 2, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:47 pm | 28 comments | 2539 Views
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