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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Norm Colb leaves a rich legacy

The local education community has lost a major player with the departure this month of Norman Colb, who has retired from...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2013
Last comment by Tim Carpenter, on Jun 24, 2013 at 1:58 pm | 2 comments | 4426 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

PG&E pushes to extend unpopular ClimateSmart

A Pacific Gas and Electric Co. program that asks customers to fight global warming by paying a little extra on their electricity...

Original post made by David R. Baker on Jul. 27, 2009
Last comment by Attribution, please, on Jul 27, 2009 at 2:31 pm | 1 comment | 4426 Views

ATHERTON

Planners at fault for Atherton mess

<B>The following letter by Jim Altman was published in the Almanac's April 4 print edition:</B> Editor: What is going...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 4, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4425 Views

WOODSIDE

Doctors miss Lyme disease diagnosis

Ten years ago, I had what would become a critically important conversation with an older woman, also a former trail runner....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Robin1237, on Mar 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 4425 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: City staff recommends approval of Greenheart complex

A much-discussed project to build apartments, offices and shops totaling 420,000 square feet at 1300 El Camino Real in Menlo...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2017
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Jan 29, 2017 at 4:32 pm | 10 comments | 4424 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 | 4424 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

The Red Xs

The Red Xs “In wilderness is the preservation of the World” * Henry David Thoreau First, let me state...

Original post made by Roger G. Novesky on Apr. 30, 2007
Last comment by Steve Toben, on May 2, 2007 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 4423 Views

MENLO PARK

Can Allied Arts Guild survive?

The Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park, with its lush gardens, Spanish Colonial architecture, and a soundtrack of trickling...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2007
Last comment by Fred Waring, on Jul 8, 2008 at 12:11 pm | 6 comments | 4422 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Defense attorney accuses DA of retaliation in prosecution of deputy sheriff

San Mateo County Deputy Sheriff Juan Lopez was back in Superior Court in Redwood City on Feb. 13, but not about allegations...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2015
Last comment by Holly L., on Feb 25, 2015 at 3:46 pm | 14 comments | 4421 Views

MENLO PARK

Civil Discourse and Intimidation in Menlo Park

Civil society in Menlo Park took an ugly turn for the worse recently, setting the City on a downward path that, if uncorrected,...

Original post made by Diane Hart on Oct. 29, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4420 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Fire and the Santa Clara County Grand Jury Report

Some excerpts from the Santa Clara County Grand Jury report regarding Fire Services. With Menlo Fire's bloated budget,...

Original post made by Roy Desoto on Jun. 17, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 22, 2011 at 8:34 am | 20 comments | 4420 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 | 4418 Views

ATHERTON

Yo-yo Lady performs for kids at library

The Atherton Library will be hosting a program for children with the Yo-Yo Lady, Helane Zeiger on Monday, March 12, 2007...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Feb. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4418 Views

SPORTS

Directors of the Boards

After going undefeated in Burgess League Basketball with a perfect 8 – 0 record, the 7th Grade La Entrada Boys Basketball...

Original post made by Tarny Perkins on Mar. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4417 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Menlo Park classrooms to have a cow with visit from interactive agriculture program

Mobile Dairy Classroom Gives Children Firsthand Look at Farm Life WHAT: To teach children about the importance of agriculture...

Original post made by Susan Chang on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Nov 16, 2006 at 11:23 am | 1 comment | 4416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Dreading the traffic logjam at Hillview School

I wonder if others who live or work in Menlo Park are dreading the return of students to school, as I am. From now until...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by traffic control, on Sep 8, 2007 at 10:27 am | 8 comments | 4416 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Court denies schools recovery of $20 million in losses from Lehman Brothers bankruptcy

A state appeals court on Thursday approved the dismissal of a lawsuit brought against San Mateo County by 12 county school...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 7, 2013 at 9:43 am | 9 comments | 4416 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dumbarton corridor revisited: A twist on an old debate

Each day, about 77,000 cars pass over the Dumbarton Bridge. Commuters and locals alike know all too well how congested the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2016
Last comment by Train Fan, on Jun 3, 2016 at 12:33 pm | 1 comment | 4416 Views

SPORTS

M-A rolls over Aragon, into CCS football finals

The Menlo-Atherton football team is at the doorstep of perhaps its second Central Coast Section championship since 2002....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 4412 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident challenges Menlo Park medical offices

Mike Brady, a Menlo Park resident and an attorney who lives near the site of the former Acorn restaurant on El Camino Real,...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 3, 2007 at 1:01 pm | 1 comment | 4412 Views
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