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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why are some students falling behind?

The latest STAR — standardized testing and reporting — results are in, and not surprisingly, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Amy Cansada, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 1852 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon project: what benefits for city?

Menlo Park developer David Bohannon wants to build a 1-million-square-foot hotel and office project off Independence and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mackie, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 1898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science whizzes head for national finals

Corte Madera's Christopher Sauer and Jonathan Zdasiuk are now finalists in the national middle school science competition,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Root, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2008 Views

SPORTS

Travel agrees with Vikings; football teams win four

Menlo-Atherton Vikings football teams ranged throughout the Bay Area with great success on Sunday, Sept. 21, winning four...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jason Mouchawar, on Sep 25, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 2353 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson and SB 375 (The Steinberg Bill)

I would like to know whether or not Kelly Fergusson (as well as the other council members) support SB 375. I would like...

Original post made by Neighbor on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by steinberg no, on Sep 25, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1803 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district rejects charter school bid

A bid to start another four-year charter high school, modeled closely on Summit Preparatory Charter High School, was rejected...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by K, on Sep 25, 2008 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 2022 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why I'm voting against the High Speed Rail Initiative

California voters are being asked this November to vote on a $10 billion dollar bond to support the initial design of a high-speed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 25, 2008 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 1765 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside Priory teacher hits the books in Africa

In my role as physics teacher at Woodside Priory School, I have thought a lot about teaching a universe of children; not...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Bill Shu, on Sep 24, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 2077 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zimmerman Ragtime Piano Concert to Benefit Storm Victims

Tues., Oct. 7 at 7:00 p.m. Richard Zimmerman, the grand wizard of ragtime piano, returns from Illinois to perform at the...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Nan Bostick, on Sep 24, 2008 at 1:53 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park Council passes resolution opposing Propositioni 1A

The Menlo Park City council last evening passed on a 3 -1 vote resolution 5826. Voting in favor were, Fergusson, Robinson...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 24, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1691 Views

AROUND TOWN

Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Woodside

<b>NOTE:</b> The Woodside trip was cancelled. http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2555 ...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by WarriorSon3, on Sep 23, 2008 at 9:54 pm | 28 comments | 2691 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Red-light runners: Cameras up on El Camino at Glenwood

Another camera system to catch red-light runners has been installed in Menlo Park -- this time at the intersection of El...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2008
Last comment by Pizza Eater, on Sep 23, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 44 comments | 3358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lennie Roberts to be honored for 30 years of conservation

After many years of consistent, persistent efforts in behalf of preserving hills and open spaces and wild creatures in the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Mike Ferreira, on Sep 23, 2008 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 1996 Views

MENLO PARK

Thank you Menlo Park Chamber of Commerce

Who knows what in the world they were thinking, but assuming the candidate doesn't withdraw, it seems like the local Chamber...

Original post made by Political Observer on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Bill, on Sep 23, 2008 at 1:10 pm | 3 comments | 1751 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: 'Hockey grandmother' decries campaign's 'attack dog' mentality

As a proud hockey grandmother, I am furious with the GOP vice presidential nominee's use of the label "hockey mom." Read...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by mainstream, on Sep 23, 2008 at 1:07 pm | 40 comments | 3033 Views

MENLO PARK

MP man pleads not guilty to attempted murder

A 22-year-old Menlo Park man has pleaded not guilty to four counts of attempted murder in connection with a shooting last...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2008
Last comment by getmoney, on Sep 22, 2008 at 10:42 pm | 2 comments | 1771 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Got Greed? Government & Corporate America at their worst

With the latest news of another government bailout in the financial sector, three things become clear: Corporate leaders,...

Original post made by Richard V on Sep. 17, 2008
Last comment by Gato Gordo, on Sep 22, 2008 at 2:52 pm | 19 comments | 2509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Sept 21, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Anathem - Neal Stephenson 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1725 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: It's up to us to bring about change in our country

I am a liberated woman, teacher, mother and grandmother who is very concerned with the future of all children and grandchildren....

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 20, 2008 at 9:56 pm | 1 comment | 2068 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: Everest, Summit charter school attacks based on misconceptions

I am a senior at Summit Preparatory Charter High School. I was not surprised to see The Almanac's article on Everest's charter...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2008
Last comment by Stephanie, on Sep 19, 2008 at 9:55 pm | 1 comment | 2613 Views
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