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Q&A: Jane Fonda on life, longevity and activism

Actress, activist, author and fitness guru Jane Fonda answers Almanac questions about longevity and its effects, and activism...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2011
Last comment by srini, on Aug 23, 2011 at 1:55 pm | 17 comments | 2916 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton: College students busted on possession-for-sale charges

Officers from the San Mateo County Narcotics Task Force, with the assistance of Atherton police, arrested two men in connection...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2014
Last comment by whatever, on Nov 17, 2014 at 3:19 pm | 5 comments | 2915 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Defense attorney accuses DA of retaliation in prosecution of deputy sheriff

San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff Juan Lopez was back in Superior Court in Redwood City on Feb. 13, but not about allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 14 comments | 2915 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A presents the 50s musical GREASE!

Menlo-Atherton High School's International Thespian Society will present the hit musical Grease! Come enjoy the fast pace...

Original post made by Drama Booster on Mar. 15, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2914 Views

MENLO PARK

Contributors Need Answers from Allied Art Guild

A few years ago my husband and I were approached for a donation to fund the repair and restoration of the Allied Arts Guild....

Original post made by Two Very Concerned Contributors on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Jerry G., on Mar 26, 2007 at 9:42 pm | 1 comment | 2914 Views

ATHERTON

Kepler's selects best picks for book clubs

Staff from Keplerīs, the oldest independent bookstore on the Peninsula will recommend their top book picks for book clubs...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on May. 30, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2914 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two people require surgery after car crashes into Palo Alto restaurant

Two people who were injured, one critically, required surgery after a silver Nissan crashed into a downtown Palo Alto cafe...

Original post made on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by voice_of_reason, on Aug 3, 2014 at 6:31 pm | 14 comments | 2914 Views

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Gasoline prices, inflation and global warming-some thoughts

Are gasoline prices being monitored by any agency in the government? If not shouldn't they be? In the '70s gasoline shortages...

Original post made by Concerned in Palo Alto on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2913 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 2913 Views

AROUND TOWN

Accident causes huge gusher in Menlo Park

Jim Lewis submitted this photo (taken by Todd Temple of Menlo Park) to The Almanac. Mr. Lewis said an accident Monday at...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by Darin Duncan - Cal Water, on Mar 17, 2008 at 10:36 am | 3 comments | 2912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by A Parent, 18 hours ago | 15 comments | 2912 Views

AROUND TOWN

"Rapture" Author Barbara Rossing Appears May 6

Author and theologian the Rev. Barbara R. Rossing makes an exclusive Peninsula appearance on Sunday, May 6 at Holy Trinity...

Original post made by Linda Gulker on Apr. 25, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2911 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Council may rue decision to withhold fire map

Home fire insurance rates are a major concern in wooded parts of Portola Valley. The potential impact on fire insurance was...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2008
Last comment by David Boyce, on Jun 4, 2008 at 4:15 pm | 3 comments | 2911 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. 13, 2011
Last comment by Ed, on May 15, 2011 at 11:13 pm | 29 comments | 2911 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo Park: Huge tree limb lands on car

An Almanac reader submitted these photos of a huge oak tree limb that broke off and landed on a car parked near the gym at...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2013
Last comment by Joe, on Jul 30, 2013 at 2:56 pm | 3 comments | 2911 Views

AROUND TOWN

LETTERS

Bring back the big yellow school bus Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5350 posted...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2007
Last comment by Gauratbob, on Oct 25, 2008 at 1:07 am | 24 comments | 2910 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 | 2910 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Community Resource Center Opens at Menlo-Atherton High School

On Thursday, November 8, Menlo-Atherton High School will be holding the grand opening of our Community Resource Center (CRC)...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Nov. 8, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2908 Views

MENLO PARK

Spangler closes mortuary in Menlo Park

Spangler Mortuary closed its Menlo Park funeral home chapel at 650 Live Oak Ave. on Feb. 1 after the landlord said the rent...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2010
Last comment by Dan, on Feb 26, 2010 at 4:24 pm | 6 comments | 2908 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park woman wins $22M malpractice verdict against PA Medical Foundation

The Palo Alto Medical Foundation was hit with one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts in Santa Clara County history...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Apr 11, 2012 at 10:51 am | 21 comments | 2907 Views
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