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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two candidates vie for fifth seat on PV school board

Voters in the Portola Valley School District will have a choice between two candidates to fill the fifth seat on the school...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by David Cox, on Feb 14, 2008 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 2238 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Supes place parks tax on June ballot

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to place a one-eighth cent sales tax measure on the June...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2008
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Feb 14, 2008 at 12:25 pm | 1 comment | 2275 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside Priory boys keep hoop streak alive

Since the end of the 2006 season, the Woodside Priory boys' basketball team has won 34 straight Private Schools Athletic...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by A Fan, on Feb 14, 2008 at 11:44 am | 2 comments | 2621 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

A perfect soccer finish for Woodside Priory girls

Woodside Priory girls' soccer coach Damian Cohen had flowers waiting for his only two seniors -- Maddie Turner and Cami Simpson...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2008
Last comment by BeetleNut, on Feb 13, 2008 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 2675 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Priory's big basketball success

With players from three Eastern European countries, one would think that the Woodside Priory boy's basketball team would...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2008
Last comment by CrocHunter, on Feb 13, 2008 at 5:02 pm | 3 comments | 3363 Views

SPORTS

Local voters back Obama and McCain

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, was the top vote-getter in The Almanac's circulation area (Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by excuuuse me, on Feb 12, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2673 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP district pursues after-school care at Laurel

There's a huge need for after-school childcare at Menlo Park City schools, and the district is going to do something about...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by Nick Taylor, on Feb 11, 2008 at 3:16 pm | 2 comments | 2384 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Middle East is setting for updated 'Antigone' staged at Menlo School

Menlo School presents an updated version of "Antigone" by Sophocles, set in modern times in the war-torn Middle East, Thursday...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2008
Last comment by MOO, on Feb 11, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 1 comment | 2508 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler’s Weekly Bestsellers 2/10/08

Hardcover Fiction 1 People Of The Book, Geraldine Brooks 2 Appeal, John Grisham 3 Senator's Wife, Sue Miller...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Feb. 11, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2275 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voters approve $165 million high school bond measure

Voters strongly approved Measure J, the proposal to borrow $165 million through bond issues to pay for new facilities in...

Original post made on Feb. 7, 2008
Last comment by objective view, on Feb 10, 2008 at 11:48 pm | 3 comments | 2497 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood voters approve Measure M

Voters in the Ravenswood City School District, which encompasses parts of Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, overwhelmingly approved...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2008
Last comment by Concerned Community Member, on Feb 9, 2008 at 10:30 pm | 1 comment | 2287 Views

MENLO PARK

Beechwood School wants to buy its site from the city to upgrade the campus

Beechwood, a private K-8 school that enrolls 170 children who live in east Menlo Park and East Palo Alto, pays the city of...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2008
Last comment by Rachel, on Feb 9, 2008 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Super Tuesday in Portola Valley, Atherton

Barack Obama supporters in Portola Valley applaud his speech on TV on election night, Feb. 5. They are, from left (seated...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by theopaul, on Feb 8, 2008 at 8:23 pm | 1 comment | 2339 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton boys lead water polo team

Senior Marker Anderson and sophomore Grant Villeneuve, both of Atherton, led Deerfield Academy — a college preparatory...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2008
Last comment by Alfonza Cutezina, on Feb 8, 2008 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 2633 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton, Menlo Park councils slam plans for high-speed rail

Local critics of California High Speed Rail are keyed up after city council members from Menlo Park and Atherton blasted...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by more money, another rat hole, on Feb 8, 2008 at 7:19 pm | 6 comments | 2383 Views

ATHERTON

Caltrain night-time work on tracks

Caltrain will perform routine track maintenance at several locations next week, including the town of Atherton. To avoid...

Original post made by andrea gemmet on Feb. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2398 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park Afterschool Childcare

If you are planning on registering you incoming kinder this week in one of the Menlo Park School District elementary schools...

Original post made by still concerned on Feb. 3, 2008
Last comment by involved parent, on Feb 7, 2008 at 6:35 pm | 6 comments | 2574 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Facing the challenge of rising tides

Getting your arms around global warming is not easy. The more we learn about the energy-guzzling sins of our past, the more...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 7, 2008 at 8:35 am | 6 comments | 2530 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Mayor made right call on Dumbarton rail

I'm pleased we have a Menlo Park mayor who is willing to both advocate for smart and useful transit and be critical of some...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2008
Last comment by look ahead, on Feb 6, 2008 at 10:13 pm | 1 comment | 2213 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Super Tuesday: Share your thoughts and experiences

Anything interesting to report about your polling place experience today? Did you throw away your vote by voting absentee...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 5, 2008
Last comment by Democratica, on Feb 6, 2008 at 12:04 pm | 3 comments | 2477 Views
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