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What's in the future for libraries?

On the bookcase in Victoria Johnson's San Mateo office is a lackluster librarian action figure dressed in a calf-length,...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2007
Last comment by Downwardly mobile, on Jul 20, 2007 at 11:36 am | 11 comments | 2885 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain to install more fences along tracks

New fencing is being installed along select locations of the Caltrain corridor in San Mateo County this summer as part of...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 8, 2007 at 10:38 am | 2 comments | 2587 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Change riding rules so cyclists face traffic?

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4551...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2007
Last comment by Steve, on Jul 14, 2007 at 9:08 am | 7 comments | 3014 Views

AROUND TOWN

Inspiration begins at home

Although 30-year-old textile designer Yaling Hou has lived in Menlo Park for only a year, the city's natural beauty has become...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2007
Last comment by Editor, on Jul 11, 2007 at 1:27 pm | 1 comment | 2650 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cyclist hospitalized after collision

A woman cyclist suffered a fractured skull and facial trauma in a bike-versus-car accident June 30 on Alpine Road, west of...

Original post made on Jul. 13, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Cyclist, on Jul 13, 2007 at 11:15 am | 1 comment | 3226 Views

WOODSIDE

On the trail of fitness

Drive down most local roadways on the Peninsula and you can't help but notice the fitness buffs in their running shoes pounding...

Original post made on Jul. 14, 2007
Last comment by Rob, on Jul 14, 2007 at 8:22 pm | 1 comment | 3162 Views

MENLO PARK

Can Allied Arts Guild survive?

The Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, with its lush gardens, Spanish Colonial architecture, and a soundtrack of trickling...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Fred Waring, on Jul 8, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 6 comments | 3261 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Can Allied Arts Guild survive?

The Allied Arts Guild, to thousands of volunteers and patrons, has been a favorite institution to support, as its profits...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Tom, on Jul 17, 2007 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 2575 Views

WOODSIDE

Winemaker Tom Mudd dies at 65

A celebration of the life of Cinnabar Winery founder and longtime Woodside resident Henry Thomas "Tom" Mudd is set for 5...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by dean chavers, on Mar 6, 2014 at 9:47 pm | 2 comments | 4051 Views

SPORTS

Sports Notes: Cheerleaders go to world championships

Three girls from Focus Cheergyms in Redwood City — Chaz Fowler of Menlo Park, Nikki Cavanaugh, and Shannon Yannazzo — will...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2007
Last comment by rebecca nagy, on Jul 18, 2007 at 4:51 pm | 1 comment | 3350 Views

AROUND TOWN

After recent car crash, council delays plans for medical office complex

Following a serious car crash Saturday on El Camino Real near the former Acorn restaurant site, the Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Jul. 19, 2007
Last comment by Concerned Resident, on Jul 20, 2007 at 9:07 am | 2 comments | 2685 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain reports record ridership

Caltrain turned in record ridership -- and revenues to match -- last year, but passengers may not see the payoff until at...

Original post made on Jul. 20, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 24, 2007 at 10:27 am | 4 comments | 2605 Views

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Guest opinion: Heavy rail not the solution for regional transit needs

Usually, I disagree with Henry Riggs. And usually I agree with the editorial positions of the Almanac. This time, it's the...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2007
Last comment by Curious, on Jul 21, 2007 at 6:42 am | 3 comments | 2946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools spend $15,000 a year per student

The Portola Valley School District starts its 2007-08 fiscal year on an upbeat note: a balanced $10.8 million budget, a projected...

Original post made on Jul. 23, 2007
Last comment by Marjorie Mader, on Jul 30, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 2753 Views

MENLO PARK

Grocery store planned for former Cadillac site on El Camino in Menlo Park

As Menlo Park city officials continue the wearisome debate on how to revamp properties along El Camino Real, one developer...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2007
Last comment by Rory Brown, on Jul 30, 2007 at 2:55 pm | 18 comments | 3260 Views

WOODSIDE

SEE AUDIO SLIDE SHOW: A 7,200 mile odyssey

After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Brett, on Aug 26, 2007 at 6:41 pm | 2 comments | 2926 Views

ATHERTON

Sister Helen Costello of Sacred Heart Schools looks back at her years of ministry

In her office, 88-year-old Sister Helen Costello has an embroidered wall hanging that reads, "Love is in giving with no thought...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2007
Last comment by Musette G Buckley, on Jul 18, 2012 at 6:48 am | 5 comments | 4019 Views

WOODSIDE

A 7,200 mile odyssey: Roz Savage bids to become the first woman to row solo across the Pacific Ocean

After surviving the frequent tipping-over of her 23-by-6-foot boat, the breaking of all four oars, and the complete breakdown...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2007
Last comment by Jeannie R, on Jul 26, 2007 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 3100 Views

AROUND TOWN

Building bigger basements in Atherton

After spending several years tightening up restrictions on basement construction, the Atherton City Council is loosening...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by just curious, on Jul 27, 2007 at 8:45 am | 1 comment | 2753 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park Watch: Downtown block party on Aug. 1

The Connoisseurs' Marketplace has come and gone, but more entertainment is coming to downtown Menlo Park when the city closes...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2007
Last comment by Jenn, on Aug 16, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 2603 Views
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