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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinions: Support pours in for Measure C

Math teacher, parents urge a 'yes' vote Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9494 posted...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Plubius, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 13 comments | 2280 Views

WOODSIDE

County joins program to get guns away from abusers

For the next two years, San Mateo County will partner with the California Department of Justice in a pilot program to get...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Woodside, CA, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1778 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo testifies on impact of Lehman collapse

U.S. representatives Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, testified before the House Financial Services...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Caryotakis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments | 1018 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two aim to cross country on electric bikes

Brother and sister Oliver and Catherine Bock, 55 and 61 respectively, and both residents of Woodside, plan to leave from...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Eric, on Apr 22, 2010 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 2348 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Warren Buffet to Jennifer Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 1951 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park, Atherton reaffirm objections to high-speed-rail review

Menlo Park and Atherton are poised to reaffirm their objections to the environmental review of the California high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:53 am | 7 comments | 8560 Views

MENLO PARK

Families move into rebuilt Belle Haven homes

Habitat for Humanity dedicated two new homes in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood on April 6, part of a city-funded program...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1176 Views

OTHER TOPICS

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO TESLA?

They got a half billion dollar loan to produce an electric car for the rich. There was a man on 60 minutes last night who...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:17 am | 8 comments | 1294 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter schools get significant support

Charter school advocates turned out in force to respond to a recent online survey asking the Sequoia Union High School District...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bob Jones, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:18 am | 6 comments | 1460 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three men carjack woman at gas station

Police arrested three men suspected of carjacking a woman at a gas station in Redwood City on Tuesday night (April 20)....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1104 Views

MENLO PARK

Court may decide fate of Menlo Park pit bull

A Menlo Park woman is invoking the U.S. Constitution and state law in contesting a San Mateo County official's ruling that...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by PHS flaunts that no one can touch them, on Apr 21, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1130 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted Sunday morning in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1183 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How the deal was made for Prop 13

The recent Almanac story I saw published in the Palo Alto Weekly recounting Jennifer Bestor's research into Proposition 13...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Excuse Me, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1508 Views

MENLO PARK

Jail terms ahead for two Menlo College students

Prosecutors asked for two-year prison terms for two Menlo College students who assaulted two other Menlo College students...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Steve C., on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1132 Views

WOODSIDE

Garden club holds 'plant festival'

"It's so much more than a plant sale," says Woodside-Atherton Garden Club spokesperson Anne Cunningham. "This year's sale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anne Cunningham, on Apr 21, 2010 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1688 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse

M-A 16 Los Altos 3 The Bears were back on top of their game today when they defeated the Los Altos Eagles...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Apr. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1976 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"M-A on eBay" On-Line Auction Opens Friday 4/23!

Menlo-Atherton High Schoolís third annual M-A on eBay ON-LINE auction goes live this Friday, April 23rd! Up for bid are...

Original post made by Kim Sommer on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Apr 20, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 2216 Views

ATHERTON

We get the kind of government that we deserve

The good citizens of Atherton are going to soon have to make some very difficult decisions about taking back citizen control...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by citizens arrest, on Apr 20, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 1406 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac recognized for 'general excellence'

The Almanac took second place for "general excellence" in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, and first place for a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 20, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1206 Views

WOODSIDE

Mary Smith drops appeal in death of husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley, who unsuccessfully sued Woodside resident Anthony Rose over an incident that she claimed wrongfully...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1748 Views
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