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AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Monday, September 9th at 11 am: Fall Preschool Storytimes begin. For ages 3-5. Tuesday, September 10th at 10:30 am: Toddler...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 4, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3815 Views

MENLO PARK

Who's in charge of downtown development?

<B>The following letter by Henry Riggs was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What's wrong...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 6, 2007
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Oct 31, 2007 at 11:23 am | 10 comments | 3814 Views

SPORTS

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 | 3814 Views

AROUND TOWN

Line dancing with soul

To see an audio slide show of Juanita Croft's Soul Line Dance class, click the link below. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=740...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by Luther, on Feb 22, 2009 at 9:26 am | 5 comments | 3814 Views

WOODSIDE

Water from helicopter key in preventing conflagration

Three 500-gallon buckets of water from a helicopter helped douse a three-alarm house fire at 1200 Bear Gulch Road on Saturday,...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by john, on Jun 26, 2012 at 2:30 pm | 2 comments | 3814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Jason Picetti dies after four-year battle with ALS

Jason Picetti, who taught math at La Entrada School in Menlo Park until illness forced him to retire, died peacefully early...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Galvin Family, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 6 comments | 3813 Views

ATHERTON

No fooling: Atherton rental available at only $50,000 a month

Looking for a Midpeninsula rental? There's a nice seven bedroom, 9.5 bath home coming up in Atherton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2015
Last comment by Mac, on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:22 am | 6 comments | 3813 Views

WOODSIDE

William Kelley, a major player in Silicon Valley real estate, dies at 84

Friends, relatives and associates of Peninsula real estate developer and notable Ladera resident William K. Kelley are invited...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Roberts Dean, on Apr 24, 2010 at 7:27 am | 3 comments | 3813 Views

MENLO PARK

small plane noise 24/7

is anyone else bothered by the noise of lo-flying small planes that occurs 50 to 60 times a day?? if so, then please contact...

Original post made by robert alvarez on Dec. 21, 2006
Last comment by am, on Jan 2, 2007 at 6:11 am | 2 comments | 3812 Views

SPORTS

Locals win titles at Pony Club championships

The Horse Park in Woodside is hosting the U.S. Pony Club's Championships West competition through Sunday (Aug. 15). Some...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Aug 15, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 3812 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 3811 Views

MENLO PARK

Jeffrey's Hamburgers slated to open in Menlo Park

Silver paint and stainless steel siding are changing the face of the former home to Ken's House of Pancakes and 3 Fish restaurants...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2007
Last comment by Chippie, on Aug 3, 2007 at 4:37 pm | 2 comments | 3810 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Town of Portola Valley courts, baseball field and children's play yard at Town Hall closing April 17

The construction for the Town of Portola Valley New Town Center continues to gather momentum. The old buildings have been...

Original post made by Steven Willis on Mar. 30, 2007
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MENLO PARK

Comments and Corrections to the Almanac’s 7/18/07 Article on Allied Arts

On the whole, Mr. Brown’s report on the Allied Arts Guild is well balanced, and accurate. However, the statements made...

Original post made by A Friend of the Palo Alto Auxiliary and Children’s Hospital on Jul. 18, 2007
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MENLO PARK

March 29-30: Public invited to Compassion Weekend

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church is inviting the public to join in its Compassion Weekend of community service projects on...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2014
Last comment by Mathews, on Mar 28, 2014 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 3809 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Governor signs bill eliminating 'personal belief' exemption for vaccinations

Come July 2016, California parents will no longer be able to claim a "personal belief" exemption from requirements that all...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2015
Last comment by @Jack Hickey, on Jul 1, 2015 at 5:10 pm | 12 comments | 3806 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New law defines 'safe distance' for motorists passing bicyclists

A new state law sets 3 feet as a "safe distance" for vehicles passing bicyclists on the road. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2014
Last comment by wcs, on Sep 24, 2014 at 1:11 pm | 35 comments | 3806 Views

SPORTS

Four local basketball teams head to NorCal

Four local basketball teams are headed to the Northern California playoffs, but not quite in the fashion they hoped. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by hoop fan, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 3805 Views

SPORTS

The Soccer Team that Wasn't Supposed to Be

The Soccer Team that Wasn’t Supposed to Be It was only a year ago when Mark Sontag, M.D. promised his family that he...

Original post made by TGodfrey on Dec. 13, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

T.J. Rodgers seeks permit to install winery

Seven years after he got a permit to drill three caves 300 feet into Langley Hill for a winery, Cypress Semiconductor CEO...

Original post made on Jan. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hugh Bris, on Jan 29, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 5 comments | 3804 Views
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