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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Mayor says suggestions were just that

I appreciate the opportunity The Almanac provided me last week to share an abbreviated version of my State of the City remarks....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 1375 Views

MENLO PARK

Public hearing Thursday on plan to rebuild Hillview campus

On Thursday night, the public can weigh in on the plans to rebuild the Hillview Middle School campus at a public meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by shine artists exposed, on Mar 26, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 11 comments | 1448 Views

AROUND TOWN

Girl Scouts teach, learn about the world

More than 400 local Girl Scouts, ranging in age from kindergarten Daisies to eighth-grade Cadettes, participated in the recent...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Evy Vaughan, on Mar 26, 2009 at 5:49 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

MENLO PARK

More kindergarteners, less money

The Menlo Park City School District is expecting a record number of kindergartners next year, and a potential budget deficit...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Fran, on Mar 26, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 11 comments | 1666 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail Impact to Palo Alto

I just saw this video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14abZE2syno created by a Resident of Palo Alto, Jim McFall. It...

Original post made by just saw this on Mar. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1465 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Guest opinion: End Portola Valley's utility taxes

On Nov. 3, 2009, Portola Valley voters may face yet another election to authorize four more years of utility taxes. About...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2009
Last comment by Steve Toben, on Mar 26, 2009 at 8:54 am | 2 comments | 2142 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California warns Menlo Park district to raise scores for black, disadvantaged students

The schools that don't meet the minimum standards under the act are subject to "corrective action." Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by another in the willows, on Mar 25, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 13 comments | 2054 Views

MENLO PARK

Peet's could reopen this week

Before the month is out, Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue could reopen for business,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by audrie, on Mar 25, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1392 Views

MOVIES

Final Friday Flicks at Atherton Library

Friday March 27th at 7 PM, the family film night screening will be a recent Dreamworks animated tale of a panda who dreams...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Mar. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3386 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New math books on school board agenda

Board plans to discuss Tuesday a new math curriculum, "California Everyday Mathethics," that has been controversial in some...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perla Ni, on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1736 Views

WOODSIDE

Doctors miss Lyme disease diagnosis

Ten years ago, I had what would become a critically important conversation with an older woman, also a former trail runner....

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Robin1237, on Mar 23, 2009 at 11:08 pm | 5 comments | 2590 Views

SPORTS

Franchise Hockey Wins Championship!

Franchise Hockey, a roller hockey team of high school boys from the Menlo Park and Atherton communities, won the Division...

Original post made by Perryn Rowland on Mar. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1762 Views

MENLO PARK

Winter didn't stop these swimmers

A 20-foot-high inflatable dome — the largest on the Peninsula, Menlo Swim officials claim — has been sheltering...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Love The Pool, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1413 Views

OTHER TOPICS

It's OK to use fireplaces again

The winter air pollution season is over, which means that Bay Area residents don't have to worry about running afoul of...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by S.T. Bear, on Mar 23, 2009 at 10:58 am | 9 comments | 1782 Views

ATHERTON

Pop Warner: Vikings battle Santa Clara County foes

Smoke from nearby Lick wildfires shrouded the western hills as the Menlo-Atherton Vikings battled the Gilroy Browns on Sept....

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 22, 2009 at 2:59 pm | 3 comments | 2599 Views

MENLO PARK

Fourth grade All-Stars win Silicon Valley tourney

The Redwood City National Junior Basketball fourth grade All Star team, known as the Grizzlies, experienced an All Star Season...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 22, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A on eBay: Online Auction for M-A Bidding begins TODAY

Menlo-Atherton’s Foundation for the Future is holding its second “M-A on eBay” auction; public bidding begins TODAY!!!...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Mar. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1726 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: City employees should volunteer pay cuts

The expression "Biting the hand that feeds you" comes to mind in today's world when our governments are looking to the taxpayers...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Get it straight, on Mar 20, 2009 at 6:59 pm | 31 comments | 2203 Views

MENLO PARK

Peet's and Calla may be shut for months due to fire

There were coffee and scones this morning at Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bulldozer, on Mar 20, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 9 comments | 1606 Views

MENLO PARK

Breakfast with former MP mayors (but not Duboc)

Menlo Park residents are invited to attend a discussion over breakfast with current and former Menlo Park City Council members...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by unofficial postman, on Mar 20, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 20 comments | 1870 Views
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