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AROUND TOWN

Elisabeth Barragan named Boys & Girls Club 'Youth of the Year'

Elisabeth Barragan's teaching efforts — including teaching English to her parents, math to a younger brother and literacy...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2009
Last comment by Ms. Watkins, on Jan 26, 2009 at 7:52 am | 1 comment | 1763 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The perfect rootbeer float

Is Ladera the place to go for the best rootbeer floats? I'm a bit of rootbeer float snob, having spent a large portion...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jun. 6, 2007
Last comment by Sandra Geenen, on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:27 am | 1 comment | 3807 Views

AROUND TOWN

PV holds hearing on adopting green plan

The Portola Valley Town Council will hold a public hearing Wednesday on a proposal to add a sustainability element to the...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1540 Views

ATHERTON

District collects taxes, doesn't provide water

Residents of unincorporated Los Trancos Woods and Vista Verde don't seem to be losing sleep over the fact that the Los Trancos...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
Last comment by , on Jan 25, 2009 at 3:55 pm | 2 comments | 2061 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steve Levy to speak to Sustainable Menlo Park

Steve Levy, director of the Center for Continuing Study of the California Economy, will speak at a meeting of the group,...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1688 Views

AROUND TOWN

Locals plan to soak up the big event in Washington

Several local residents are among the hundreds of thousands swarming Washington, D.C., this week for the inaugural of Barack...

Original post made on Jan. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1607 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals meet with high-speed rail officials

Local residents were treated to their first public meetings with officials from the High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by d, on Jan 25, 2009 at 1:31 pm | 10 comments | 1787 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: West Menlo child care racks up huge subsidy

I write regarding your Dec. 17 editorial "Raising fees raises questions in Menlo." Some of the conclusions and characterizations...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by camille, on Jan 23, 2009 at 4:56 pm | 26 comments | 2479 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Locals meet with high-speed rail officials

Local residents were treated to their first public meetings with officials from the High-Speed Rail Authority on Thursday,...

Original post made on Jan. 23, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jan 23, 2009 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 1797 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rojas responds to sergeants' pay critics

In response to a raft of e-mails from residents criticizing the Menlo Park City Council's recent decision to award sergeants...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jan 23, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 13 comments | 1976 Views

MENLO PARK

Council meeting totally devoted to Climate Action.

Well the "greenies" led now by Mayor Robinson will devote the whole City council meeting of Jan 27th to: Presentation...

Original post made by not supported by me on Jan. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1680 Views

MENLO PARK

MP OKs 30 percent pay hike for sergeants

Though the economy has taken a nose dive since the city of Menlo Park awarded its police officers a substantial raise in...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Thank You Peter, on Jan 22, 2009 at 8:17 pm | 9 comments | 1974 Views

OTHER TOPICS

More news and photos from Katie Ferrick

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=3124 posted Monday, January 19, 2009, 10:49...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Sue, on Jan 22, 2009 at 2:51 pm | 4 comments | 2290 Views

WOODSIDE

Dispatches from the Home Front: A goodbye to a good friend

My best friend is gone Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7463 posted Wednesday, January...

Original post made on Jan. 22, 2009
Last comment by Nancy, on Jan 22, 2009 at 2:50 pm | 1 comment | 2152 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Artscene: Young singer discovers the magic of opera

<B>About the author:</I></B> Emily Mosbacher is a freshman at Castilleja School in Palo Alto and a Woodside resident. She...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by you go, girl!, on Jan 21, 2009 at 10:57 pm | 2 comments | 2476 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Epidemiology study by Maya Mathur of Woodside nets $35,000 scholarship

Young women are not as knowledgeable as they should be about the human papilloma virus even though they are often involved...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by Tira, on Jan 21, 2009 at 5:56 pm | 1 comment | 1888 Views

AROUND TOWN

Military tank collector dies at 59

Jacques Mequet Littlefield, who assembled one of the largest private collections of military vehicles in the world and championed...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2009
Last comment by Liz Ditz, on Jan 21, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 2 comments | 3931 Views

MENLO PARK

MENLO WATCH: Green parking lots in the city's future?

Put the word "green" in front of most anything these days, and you'll get people talking. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7454...

Original post made on Jan. 21, 2009
Last comment by biker, on Jan 21, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 2 comments | 1627 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton inspector volunteers to help China quake victims

Atherton building inspector Kenneth Huo recently traveled to the earthquake-ravaged Chinese province of Gansu with a five-man...

Original post made on Dec. 30, 2008
Last comment by Veronica Caballero, on Jan 21, 2009 at 9:58 am | 7 comments | 1958 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council majority ignored public on police pay increase

After receiving 51 individual e-mails and letters from residents last week urging the Menlo Park City Council to reconsider...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Jan 21, 2009 at 6:42 am | 2 comments | 1796 Views
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