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AROUND TOWN

One thing to do with a Starbucks gift card

A $10 Starbucks gift card is a terrible thing to waste, right, so I went out last night to downtown Palo Alto to find a homeless...

Original post made by Menlo Park resident on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by Menlo Park resident, on Dec 19, 2006 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 6127 Views

MOVIES

Eragon

Susan Tavernetti in the Palo Alto Weekly gave this movie three stars. Metacritic, the online movie review aggregator, gives...

Original post made by Menlo Park resident on Dec. 19, 2006
There are no comments yet. 8422 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Double of Nothing X 3 Boys & Girls Clubs Challenges

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is currently facing several challenges. The youth organization, which has clubhouses...

Original post made by Chris Canter on Dec. 19, 2006
Last comment by , on Dec 19, 2006 at 10:43 am | 1 comment | 5546 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summit Prep wants to reserve seats for volunteers' children, but high school district says no

Summit Preparatory Charter High School, the high-performing four-year-old school that enrolls about 80 children from the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Summit Parent, on Dec 18, 2006 at 10:48 pm | 7 comments | 6738 Views

WOODSIDE

Update on Portola Road closure

California Water Service Co. has finished the first phase of a project to install a new water main on Portola Road between...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 18, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5866 Views

WOODSIDE

Portola Road closure

The town of Woodside reports: The California Water Service Company is constructing a new 12" water main on Portola Road...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 18, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5963 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Challenging Time for Peninsula Boys & Girls Clubs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is currently facing several challenges. The youth organization, which has clubhouses...

Original post made by Chris Canter on Dec. 16, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5556 Views

MENLO PARK

Thanks to David Wormley: he directed traffic when pedestrian was hit on November 13, 2006

Thank you for your article on David Wormley! While I personally thanked him for directing traffic the evening I saw a pedestrian...

Original post made by Amy Klein on Dec. 15, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 15, 2006 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 5998 Views

MOVIES

Top five films of 2006

I didn't see all of the movies I wanted to this year, but here are my top five for 2006: 1. "The Departed" 2. "Little...

Original post made by Mr. Movie Man on Dec. 14, 2006
Last comment by Don't get out much, on Dec 15, 2006 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 17399 Views

MENLO PARK

Recycling center closes

The bottle and can recycling redemption center, located for many years in the Safeway parking lot on El Camino Real, has...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5208 Views

MENLO PARK

Goodwill Donation Site Moves

The Goodwill donation site, located for many years at the Safeway on El Camino Real, has moved to the rear entrance of the...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 6764 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

In 'n Out Burgers

In 'n Out is the place to enjoy a vacation from responsible eating. FYI: There are unpublished items on the menu, if...

Original post made by on Nov. 16, 2006
Last comment by Mr. Man, on Dec 14, 2006 at 2:01 pm | 4 comments | 1 Views

ATHERTON

Resident embarrassed by Atherton lawsuit

<B>This letter was published in the Dec. 13 issue of the Almanac.</B> Editor: The following letter was addressed to...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5463 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Bill and Jean dedicate lands

Bill and Jean Lane have established a conservation easement for their 10 acres of land in the Westridge neighborhood, effectively...

Original post made by David Boyce on Dec. 14, 2006
There are no comments yet. 5943 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Don't bother with a brunch menu at Il Fornaio

For my money, the only thing worth getting at brunch at Il Fornaio is the French toast. The lump of melting marscapone cheese...

Original post made by Prima Collazione on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Joanne, on Dec 14, 2006 at 7:34 am | 1 comment | 6101 Views

MOVIES

I've got your apocolypse right here

Thesis: Mel Gibson is a marginally talented filmmaker with a disturbing taste for extreme violence and gore that he tarts...

Original post made by Violence is not sexy on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by Diana, on Dec 13, 2006 at 5:22 pm | 4 comments | 8517 Views

MENLO PARK

The real reason behind red light cameras

Editor: The decision by the Menlo Park City Council to install red-light cameras is motivated by greed, not public safety. I...

Original post made by Claude Leglise on Dec. 13, 2006
Last comment by new guy, on Dec 13, 2006 at 3:02 pm | 2 comments | 7008 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 | 6052 Views

AROUND TOWN

Be on the alert for fat -- the kind that blocks sewer lines

With the holidays upon us, regional water quality experts want Bay Area residents to be on the alert for fat. Not the kind...

Original post made by Julie Weiss on Dec. 11, 2006
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Dec 13, 2006 at 11:39 am | 1 comment | 5602 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should the YMCA be allowed to log Camp Jones Gulch in perpetuity, without further public review?

To manage fire hazards and gain some income, the YMCA has applied to the California Division of Forestry (CDF) for a timber...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Dec. 8, 2006
Last comment by Robyn Pierce, on Dec 12, 2006 at 4:20 pm | 8 comments | 11555 Views
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