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Services for Cleora Reuscher Flegel on April 29

Cleora (Reuscher) Flegel, who with her husband Arthur Flegel opened Flegels furniture store in downtown Menlo Park some 55...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lee Duboc, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident reports mountain lion sighting

A possible mountain lion sighting was reported in Woodside near the San Francisco State Fish and Game Refuge Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1677 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car show, Wild Crush benefits on Saturday

The third annual America's Pastime Car Show will be held Saturday, April 25, at Menlo-Atherton High School, a benefit for...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Henry, on Apr 23, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 1512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two MP teens arrested in iPod robbery attempt

Two Menlo Park teenagers were arrested Wednesday afternoon after they tried to rob another teenager of his iPod near the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Davis, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 1860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students dump bags of trash on campus

Menlo-Atherton High School students are dumping their trash on the campus' outside eating area because they think it...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Emma A, on Sep 10, 2009 at 11:15 am | 5 comments | 1928 Views

WOODSIDE

Jobs tries to demolish historic mansion -- again

Steve Jobs is not a quitter. He's trying once again to get permission to tear down the historic Jackling house in Woodside....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Don D'Anthony, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 18 comments | 2978 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV Town Center rated among top green projects

Portola Valley's new Town Center is one of the top 10 green building projects of the year, according to an environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Onnolee Trapp, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 3313 Views

ATHERTON

Councilman blasts report by grand jury

There's been no official response from Atherton to the April 6 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report advising the town...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by referee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:39 am | 21 comments | 2486 Views

SPORTS

Redwood Hoosiers take basketball title

A scrappy band of seven players from the Redwood Hoosiers eighth-grade girls All-Net team claimed the National Junior Basketball...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by sweets, on Apr 27, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2504 Views

MENLO PARK

jZCool closes after 10 years

After 10 years in business, jZ Cool Eatery and Wine Bar on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park has closed. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mama Mia, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 1575 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Parade, carnival to celebrate May Day

Woodside celebrates Mardi Gras a couple of months late this year, and May Day 24 hours late, but if history is any indication,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Vlad, on Apr 28, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1962 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 3176 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Council needs to trust the process

Menlo Park City Council members have repeatedly promised to respect the El Camino/Downtown Visioning community process, however...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 3, 2009 at 12:00 am | 32 comments | 1983 Views

MENLO PARK

City revises zoning ordinance on gross floor area

In a move that City Council members say will make it easier for developers and city staff to interpret the city's zoning...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Here we go again, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 1494 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips for healthy travel

<I>Dr. Susan Anderson of Woodside, a travel physician, recommends the following tips for people planning major trips.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1717 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial endorsements

<B>Propositions offer terrible choices</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7929...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kali, on May 1, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1659 Views

MENLO PARK

School district needs to win over city on Hillview

Are school district officials going to have a hard time getting Menlo Park's support for the Hillview Middle School project?...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Happy GAIS Parent, on Feb 23, 2011 at 12:14 am | 32 comments | 2567 Views

WOODSIDE

Town hears Steve Jobs' bid to demolish mansion

Woodside's Town Council heard testimony but delayed a decision Tuesday night on whether to issue a demolition permit to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by nieghbor, on May 4, 2009 at 8:31 am | 8 comments | 6964 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Flu: School district urges common sense

In response to growing concerns about a swine flu epidemic, the Menlo Park City School District on Monday sent home a list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:22 am | 1 comment | 1710 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big changes ahead in classrooms

Portola Valley's Corte Madera School to offer choice of themed classrooms to fourth- and fifth graders. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Patrone, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1788 Views
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