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Woodside: Mother of Joan Baez dies at 100

Woodside resident Joan Chandos Baez, the mother of famed folk singer and Woodside resident Joan Baez, died at home on Saturday,...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2013
Last comment by Gerald Smith , on May 6, 2013 at 12:00 am | 2 comments | 3239 Views


News briefs: Accident leads to drunken driving charge

Lucas Michael Yancey, 20, of Woodside has been charged with felony drunken driving after a Nov. 26 accident on Miramontes...

Original post made on Dec. 9, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 10, 2007 at 8:36 am | 2 comments | 3237 Views


What do you think should be done about the Park Theatre?

What do you think should be done about the Park Theatre. Click here for the latest news: To...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 21, 2007
Last comment by TryThisOnForSize, on Jan 21, 2007 at 7:40 pm | 7 comments | 3236 Views


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 | 3236 Views


Kids Defecating in Parks Okay?

Today I was at the park in Palo Alto on Kipling and watched as a mother potty trained her 3 year old by having him defecate...

Original post made by Disgusted on Aug. 26, 2007
Last comment by Fastidious, on Aug 27, 2007 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 3236 Views


Election 2007: Uncontested election for Woodside council seats?

Unless a brave soul with a well-developed sense of civic duty steps forward this week, it appears Woodside may have an uncontested...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2007
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Aug 15, 2007 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 3236 Views


Council should have at least delayed the tax

<I>The following letter by W.C. Brown was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> I am extremely...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by Deja Vu, on Mar 23, 2007 at 2:08 pm | 2 comments | 3233 Views


Running Boston Marathon at age 80

Portola Valley resident Ruth Anne Bortz celebrated her 80th birthday in October and on Monday, April 18, completed the prestigious...

Original post made on May. 3, 2011
Last comment by Bobbi Callison, on May 3, 2011 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 3233 Views


Guest opinion: A counterpoint on Stanford's Alpine trail

A recent guest opinion in the Almanac by my Ladera neighbor Lennie Roberts did not fairly represent the pertinent issues...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2011
Last comment by Len Horowitz, on Aug 23, 2011 at 9:49 pm | 20 comments | 3233 Views



WINTER ARTS FESTIVAL SCHEDULE Music Career Center Canopy Time...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 3232 Views


Voters approve transfer of small area to Menlo Park school district

Residents of 25 townhouses at 600 Willow Road in Menlo Park will be able to send their children to Menlo Park City School...

Original post made on May. 6, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on May 20, 2011 at 7:49 pm | 16 comments | 3232 Views


100 Book Clubs Have Joined Keplerís

Original post made by Kepler\'s Lover on Jan. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3232 Views


Guest opinion: Making the case for the sergeants' raise

Menlo Park recently gave a substantial pay raise to its police sergeants. This raise has been criticized by The Almanac and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Come Out Of Your Bubble, Hank, on Feb 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 3231 Views


San Mateo County Central Labor Council - Reporter was told to leave meeting.

As reported by the Palo Alto Daily Post 3/6/12 by Ryan McCarthy "Union Group Questions Supervisor Candidates" "The San...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Mar 15, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 36 comments | 3231 Views


Power outage has neighborhood buzzing

The neighborhood west of Alameda de Las Pulgas near Avy Avenue, including Sharon Heights, lost power from around 5:30 p.m....

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2007
Last comment by Tim, on Jun 17, 2007 at 12:50 am | 3 comments | 3230 Views


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 | 3230 Views


Considering a Year End Gift? Support the Boys & Girls Clubs

Considering a year-end gift? Your donation to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula would be quadrupled. The youth organization,...

Original post made by Chris Canter on Dec. 26, 2006
There are no comments yet. 3230 Views


Aircraft noise: Rep. Eshoo asks constituents to voice concerns

Acting on numerous complaints by her constituents regarding an increase in aircraft noise, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 16, 2015
Last comment by Jetman, on Jul 28, 2015 at 11:05 pm | 38 comments | 3230 Views


Atherton: Ed Flint named 'acting interim city manager'

==B Update:== Atherton's Interim Police Chief Ed Flint has added "acting interim city manager" to his job title after John...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2011
Last comment by Zillow, on Nov 25, 2011 at 8:28 am | 21 comments | 3230 Views


Woodside Road blocked due to fallen tree branch, power lines

Woodside Road is blocked in both directions due to a fallen tree branch and power lines at Canada Road in Woodside, the Sheriff's...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2014
Last comment by AanikaP, on Dec 2, 2014 at 11:05 am | 1 comment | 3229 Views
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