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AROUND TOWN

Lawn sign: Romney/someone 2012

Now that Newt Gingrich has fallen off a cliff in Iowa, only days prior to their voting, it clears the way for Mitt Romney...

Original post made by Emerle on Dec. 19, 2011
Last comment by pogo, on May 3, 2012 at 2:37 pm | 128 comments | 4656 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton councilwoman: Let's end the rancor

An attempt to gather Atherton City Council members together for a refresher course on the council's Code of Conduct appears...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2010
Last comment by Harpooner, on Aug 18, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 49 comments | 4656 Views

WOODSIDE

Last chance to comment on tree ordinance

The Woodside Town Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 12, could be residents' last chance to comment on the town's tree protection...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 7, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4656 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Ex-ballerina hosts South African dancers

When Woodside's Kristine Elliott Schwabacher heard about Dance For All, a program that teaches dance to young disadvantaged...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Chanique Mckok, on May 23, 2009 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 4655 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

"Friends" Drama at The Sequoias

Veteran actors John Hutchinson and Marilyn Kamelgarn will appear in "Friends," the story of two senior citizens who meet...

Original post made by The Sequoias on Nov. 1, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4653 Views

AROUND TOWN

Happy Holidays: A hellish downtown vignette

Walking across the El Camino at Santa Cruz Avenue after buying a book at Kepler's this morning, I spied a huge, foul cloud...

Original post made by Still Coughing on Dec. 7, 2006
Last comment by Calm Down Downtown, on Dec 13, 2006 at 12:36 pm | 9 comments | 4652 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Fence across stream draws scrutiny

Lengths of plastic tubing hang down over Alambique Creek like a curtain as the stream crosses into the Portola Road property...

Original post made on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by pv neighbor, on May 11, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 4651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fight on its hands: School district asks voters to approve two parcel taxes

For decades, voters in Menlo Park and Atherton have reliably approved every school finance measure put before them. Now,...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2016
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 15, 2016 at 3:53 pm | 32 comments | 4649 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

Yule logs may have to go unburned this holiday weekend if cold, still weather conditions persist across the Bay Area. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Dec 21, 2011 at 2:52 pm | 3 comments | 4648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-Atherton presents the hit musical GREASE!

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

Original post made by Drama Booster on Mar. 21, 2007
Last comment by Tom & Rita Tachis, on Apr 2, 2007 at 3:29 pm | 1 comment | 4647 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: King family drops lawsuit, will keep Tallwood house, for a price

For $10,000, Charles and Leslie King can resolve their dispute with Atherton over the fate of their new house on Tallwood...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by grant johnson, on Sep 30, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 4645 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley School District names superintendent

Lisa Gonzales, an administrator with the Santa Clara County Office of Education, is the Portola Valley School District board's...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by a realist, on Jul 18, 2013 at 4:44 pm | 1 comment | 4645 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo: President Bush not listening to American people

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, released a statement Friday strongly criticizing President George W. Bush's televised...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 17, 2007 at 4:10 pm | 3 comments | 4644 Views

MENLO PARK

Linfield Oaks residents fume over demolished building

It's not a secret that residents of Menlo Park's Linfield Oaks neighborhood are fed up with construction in their part of...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by cynic, on Sep 12, 2007 at 2:16 pm | 24 comments | 4643 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's says it might close if Menlo Park City Council approves development project

If Menlo Park's City Council doesn't require the developer of the site of the defunct Cadillac dealership to provide housing,...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2009
Last comment by Whiny Whiners!!!!!, on Sep 17, 2012 at 8:52 pm | 60 comments | 4642 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside: Council halves fine for three trees felled without a permit

It has become a familiar pattern. A Woodside resident comes to the Town Council to appeal a five-figure fine for having...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2014
Last comment by Just curious, on Jun 27, 2014 at 3:15 pm | 5 comments | 4642 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council looks at cabling town for free Internet

Atherton's City Council members have a busy day today with a goals-and-strategy session starting in the morning and a late...

Original post made on May. 6, 2015
Last comment by Jenny Redo, on May 7, 2015 at 10:43 am | 11 comments | 4639 Views

SPORTS

Karl Cook, 16, wins gold at show jumping event

At age 16, Karl Cook of Woodside is one of the youngest riders to win top honors in a prestigious riding event on the East...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by ann chang, on Nov 5, 2007 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 4638 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

What restaurant would you like us to review?

What local restaurant would you like The Almanac to review? Or, write a review of your own in the Comment box below. For...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 13, 2008
Last comment by Peace and Quiet, on Jan 13, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 4638 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal turf

I'm surprised that this topic hasn't been raised already on this board (but then, this isn't Palo Alto, whose Town Square...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by II, on Apr 9, 2007 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 4637 Views
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