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AROUND TOWN

Local residents hold fundraiser for Harris

Two local residents held a fundraiser Saturday, March 13, that netted $8,000 for the campaign of Kamala Harris, a candidate...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Rashmi, on Mar 17, 2010 at 6:06 pm | 1 comment | 1356 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion sighting in Atherton

A mountain lion sighting was reported at a home on Park Lane in Atherton late Sunday night, police said. Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by K Biorn, on Mar 17, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 7 comments | 1227 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Momentum grows in threat to sue school district

The district attorney will not go to battle for Peter Carpenter, the open-government crusader and Atherton resident, who...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 17, 2010 at 4:52 pm | 2 comments | 1680 Views

MENLO PARK

Union negotiations at impasse

Menlo Park city officials continue to meet with representatives from the city's largest union in mediation sessions over...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 8 comments | 1221 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse

Burlingame High School defeated Menlo-Atherton Tuesday evening 10-4. Zander Rohn led with two goals...Ryan Johnston and...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Mar. 17, 2010
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ATHERTON

Atherton Police Lieutenant Position "On Hold"

After conducting a nationwide search to fill the vacant Atherton Police Lieutenant job, the position is now "on hold", with...

Original post made by Police Beat on Mar. 17, 2010
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: School cuts or school taxes?

In just a few weeks, voters in the Menlo Park City and Portola Valley school districts will decide whether to approve a modest...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by sure, on Mar 17, 2010 at 12:28 am | 11 comments | 2359 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Palo Alto Chamber Orchestra Presents the 26th Annual Bach Celebration

THE PALO ALTO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (PACO) PRESENTS THE 26TH ANNUAL BACH CELEBRATION WITH KRIS YENNY, DIRECTOR "Bach to Italy"...

Original post made by PACO Publicity on Mar. 17, 2010
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SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Falls to Menlo, 10-6

Menlo-Atherton fought valiantly in the later innings but was unable to overcome an early nine-run deficit, losing to Menlo...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 16, 2010
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MENLO PARK

Bohannon offers peek at survey

David Bohannon has disclosed to The Almanac the results of a public opinion poll his company commissioned regarding a land...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2010
Last comment by Dat Smells, on Mar 16, 2010 at 8:10 pm | 1 comment | 1069 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP school board OKs teacher layoffs

Teachers in the Menlo Park City School District could start seeing preliminary layoff notices in their inboxes this week....

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Publius, on Mar 16, 2010 at 10:35 am | 27 comments | 2880 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board OKs security cameras

The Sequoia high school district's Board of Trustees has unanimously approved the installation of surveillance cameras in...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1933 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown parking: Change brewing

A consulting firm outlined possible changes to downtown parking rules in Menlo Park at a meeting attended by some 35 residents...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Julie, on Mar 15, 2010 at 9:23 pm | 3 comments | 1269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rich Gordon elected board president

Rich Gordon, a 13-year member of the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors and a resident of unincorporated Menlo Park, was...

Original post made on Jan. 13, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 15, 2010 at 8:00 pm | 8 comments | 1405 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP district will take all Tinsley students next year

The Menlo Park City School District voted to enroll its full allotment of Tinsley transfer students from the Ravenswood school...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2010
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 15, 2010 at 2:22 pm | 11 comments | 1976 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week of 3/8/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Murder In The Palais Royal Cara Black 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Man From Beijing Henning Mankell 4 3...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 15, 2010
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Deputies' ploy nets burglary suspects in Westridge neighborhood of Portola Valley

Alert observation followed by a little deception -- it was all in a day's work for sheriff's deputies patrolling the Westridge...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by Luc, on Mar 15, 2010 at 1:42 pm | 2 comments | 2269 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Report of mountain lion near Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted in the Teague Hill Open Space Preserve near Woodside this morning (March 12), the third time...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2010
Last comment by bob, on Mar 15, 2010 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1453 Views

OTHER TOPICS

World Affairs Council program: International Humanitarian Law

From: Ralph Kuiper <rkuiper@earthlink.net> To: WAC Consolidate 3 <rkuiper@earthlink.net> Sent: Sun, March 14,...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 14, 2010
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OTHER TOPICS

How to dispose of prescription drugs

Donít flush prescription drugs down the toilet or drain unless the label or accompanying patient information specifically...

Original post made by Poster on Mar. 14, 2010
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