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WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside could reconsider fines for those who illegally cut down trees

The Woodside Town Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Independence Hall. On the agenda is a discussion of its...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by AgeOfReason, on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1968 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Comment: absurd decision on Obama makes a mockery of the Nobel peace prize

The award of this yearís Nobel peace prize to President Obama will be met with widespread incredulity, consternation in many...

Original post made by Michael Binyon on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ronald Kessler, on Oct 13, 2009 at 7:53 am | 15 comments | 9051 Views

WOODSIDE

Jobs tries to demolish historic mansion -- again

Steve Jobs is not a quitter. He's trying once again to get permission to tear down the historic Jackling house in Woodside....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Don D'Anthony, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 18 comments | 2824 Views

MENLO PARK

Approaching storm: sand bags available

The National Weather Service is warning that an especially potent storm is expected to move into the Bay Area late Monday....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Oct 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 1318 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-AthertonHigh School theater opens in style

In weekend celebrations, audiences got their first look inside the architecturally bold new theater at Menlo-Atherton High...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by MP Booster, on Oct 12, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1580 Views

FICTION

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of October 11, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Bang Ditto Amber Tamblyn 2 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Girl Who Played With...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2491 Views

AROUND TOWN

Puttin' on the Ritz

Matthew Zito, principal of Menlo-Atherton High School, recently gave reporters a tour of the school's new theater, a $32...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Catherine McMillan, on Oct 12, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 7 comments | 2241 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal Piano Phenom Mimi Blais Performs 10/28 in Menlo Park

Montrealís piano phenom Mimi Blais brings a special Halloween treat to her many Mid-Peninsula fans performing spine-tingling...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Oct. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1659 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Judge won't halt work on high-speed rail

Sacramento County Superior Court judge Michael Kenny ruled on Friday, Oct. 9, that he would allow work to proceed on the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by NOMOREWHINNING, on Oct 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1181 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Collacchi invited to focus on his hometown

If Paul Collacchi, who has lived in Redwood City for some years now, is so interested in the environment, he should spend...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by hooray for paul, on Oct 9, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 1376 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Woodside High will rock with robots

Students with 36 teams will compete in a one-day robotics competition -- Cal Games for Robotics -- at Woodside High School...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by WIldcat, on Oct 8, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 1855 Views

MENLO PARK

Collacchi challenges city on Bohannon project

A law firm representing former Menlo Park council member Paul Collacchi has sent a letter to the city of Menlo Park, challenging...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by a survery, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 16 comments | 3096 Views

MENLO PARK

Mysterious 11th-hour letter challenges legality of El Camino development

A mysterious letter challenging the legality of a new development project proposed for a parcel on El Camino Real arrived...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on Oct 8, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 7 comments | 1429 Views

MENLO PARK

Draeger's says it might close if council approves El Camino development project

UPDATE: Council approves El Camino development http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5013 If Menlo Park's...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by 52 year resident, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:02 am | 2 comments | 1231 Views

AROUND TOWN

La Entrada graduates 111 eighth-graders

La Entrada School in Menlo Park held its graduation ceremony on Thursday, June 12, at 6 p.m. on the school's blacktop. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by LostChild, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:45 pm | 1 comment | 1547 Views

MENLO PARK

UPDATE: Council approves El Camino development

New development project cleared to proceed without housing. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5013...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by hooray for the council, on Oct 7, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1317 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

CSMA Presents its 1st Annual party4all to Benefit Financial Aid and Arts Education Programs

On Saturday, October 24, the Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) will throw open the doors of its Finn Center campus...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 7, 2009
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THE LOCAL DISH

Exhibition by artist Kevin Bean at Mohr Gallery

The Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center in Mountain View presents Kevin Bean, Backyard Paintings & Geometric...

Original post made by CSMA on Sep. 29, 2009
Last comment by CSMA, on Oct 7, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 1 comment | 2426 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don't Miss the Opening of the Kevin Bean Exhibition at CSMA's Mohr Gallery!

There will be an opening reception and artist talk with artist Kevin Bean on Friday, October 9, from 6-8 pm in CSMA's Mohr...

Original post made by CSMA on Oct. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1240 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Musical Storytime will be held Thursday October 8 and October 22 at 4:00 PM. Songs and stories for the whole family. All...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1515 Views
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