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MENLO PARK

Golden Acorn Award winners announced

Menlo Park's Chamber of Commerce has announced the winners of its Golden Acorn Awards, recognizing community service and...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by C. Gump, on Aug 27, 2009 at 8:13 pm | 1 comment | 1350 Views

MENLO PARK

Sunday at Peet's: How to brew 'perfect' cup

Jamie Michel, the assistant store manager at the new Peet's Coffee & Tea on El Camino Real in Menlo Park, will host a program...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by i take it black, on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:50 pm | 2 comments | 1401 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Eshoo session on high-speed rail

U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, will host a question and answer session on high-speed rail with project experts at a...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Richard T., on Aug 26, 2009 at 6:22 pm | 5 comments | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen suspect in court on pipe-bomb incident

A 17-year-old boy being charged as an adult for allegedly bringing weapons and explosives to Hillsdale High School in...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by billy, on Aug 26, 2009 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 1732 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge rules in favor of Menlo Park, Atherton on high-speed rail lawsuit

From various online sources today come similar accounts (this one may be found here http://www.mercurynews.com/breakingnews/ci_13209866): A...

Original post made by Gern Blanston on Aug. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1579 Views

AROUND TOWN

Theatre in the Woods review: 'The Frogs' shines with fine acting, innovation

The winds of change are unrelenting, tastes and attitudes shift with the times, the players' brief candles burn out and the...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Betsy, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1485 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo: No plans for health care town hall?

As people pack town hall meetings across the country on plans for health care reform, Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Aug 26, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 59 comments | 2921 Views

MENLO PARK

Four-week night-construction project begins at four Caltrain crossings

Residents living near the Caltrain tracks and their intersections with Encinal, Glenwood, Oak Grove and Ravenswood avenues...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Aug 26, 2009 at 10:05 am | 1 comment | 1351 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Running with the Tiger' follows a life through World War II China

Ansie Lee Sperry of Portola Valley will present her memoirs of growing up in China — from her birth in 1914, through...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2009
Last comment by LizzieB, on Aug 26, 2009 at 9:58 am | 2 comments | 1648 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Zero-tolerance on cell phone driving law

The California Highway Patrol today will conduct the second zero-tolerance enforcement this month of the state's hands-free...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Kevyn, on Aug 25, 2009 at 5:11 pm | 5 comments | 1630 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of August 24, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Zeitoun Dave Eggers 2 Cutting For Stone Abraham Verghese 3 South Of Broad Pat Conroy 4 Girl...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1374 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A Bridge to somewhere

Not many middle school students know very much about college, let alone what school they would like to attend. Seventh-grader...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by Rayme, on Aug 25, 2009 at 10:03 am | 1 comment | 1725 Views

ATHERTON

Today: Dog walk raises funds for animals

The Peninsula Humane Society will hold the 15th annual Mutt Strutt community dog walk fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 15, at...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1625 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cyclists find their groove at Tour de Menlo Saturday

About 500 cyclists from all over the Bay Area took part in the fifth annual Tour de Menlo Saturday, enjoying a beautiful...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2009
Last comment by rider, on Aug 24, 2009 at 10:09 pm | 5 comments | 1665 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police step up presence at schools, tracks

Rocked by the Friday night suicide of a 13-year-old girl, Palo Alto police plan "a large presence" at schools and at train...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by To Papichi, on Aug 24, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 6 comments | 1490 Views

MENLO PARK

Tesla plans to move headquarters to Palo Alto

Tesla Motors, whose sleek, flashy roadsters have become a visible emblem of Bay Area's growing electric-car industry, is...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2009
Last comment by woodsider, on Aug 24, 2009 at 5:47 pm | 16 comments | 1708 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Palo Alto to host workshop on high-speed rail

The city of Palo Alto will host a workshop Sept. 12 to teach participants about the high-speed rail plans on the Peninsula,...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Aug 24, 2009 at 3:32 pm | 1 comment | 4056 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo plans another "phone meeting" today

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has announced another "Telephone Town Hall Meeting" on health care reform. This one is set...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2009
Last comment by B Keating, on Aug 24, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1353 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Vaulters club takes top honors at national championships in Lexington

<I>This story was submitted by Carrie Wick, a spokesperson for the Woodside Vaulters.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8437...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2009
Last comment by WoodsideV, on Aug 23, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 3 comments | 2764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Felton Gables to parents: "you can't park here"

Encinal School parents received an unexpected "welcome back" in the form of an emailed announcement that parents would no...

Original post made by School mom on Aug. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1690 Views
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