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AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Thursday, March 24 at 4 pm: Musical storytime for all ages. Friday, March 25 at 7 pm: Family Movie Night featuring "How...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Atherton Library, on Mar 24, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1563 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Scramble for city's redevelopment funds

With the future of redevelopment agencies hanging by a thread in Sacramento, a new concern has been raised about the distribution...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Mar 24, 2011 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 2163 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City defends use of redevelopment agencies

There is another side to redevelopment that is absent in Jennifer Bestor's Guest Opinion last week on redevelopment agencies...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Mar 24, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1673 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Workshop on keeping wildfires at bay

A free daylong "firewise" workshop for anyone living in the Woodside Fire Protection District is set for Friday, March 25,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Lorrie D, on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1428 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights' homeowner association doesn't function

It appears that many local communities have formed active and informative community associations for their residents. Palo...

Original post made by Sara on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sara, on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 1805 Views

ATHERTON

Bake Sale Scheduled for Atherton

Athertonians for Responsible Government will be holding a bake sale this Monday, March 28th at the Town Council Chambers. Proceeds...

Original post made by Michael McCray on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 23, 2011 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1586 Views

SPORTS

MA Varsity Baseball Team falls to Sequoia in 10 innings

The MA varsity baseball team fell to Sequoia in the first league game of the season after 10 innings in a race to beat the...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 22, 2011
There are no comments yet. 3201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Film strikes chord

Insights often have the most value after the occasion has passed and one has had time to ponder the deeper meanings, so it...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Woodside community member, on Mar 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2555 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson ponders whether to ask for D.C. trip reimbursement

It was past bedtime even for night owls by the time the Menlo Park City Council got to the staff reports section of the March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 22 comments | 2520 Views

MENLO PARK

Does anyone know what happened at the transportation commission meeting last Friday?

Hello, The transportation commission meeting was not available online last week and it appears that the city has not posted...

Original post made by Jason on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 12 comments | 2105 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8504 posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 10:51 AM <B>...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:57 am | 20 comments | 4373 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 3/21/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tigers Wife - Tea Obreht 2 Twice A Spy - Keith Thomson 3 Room - Emma Donoghue 4 Visit From The Goon...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 21, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1313 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lion sighted in Woodside

A mountain lion was seen in the vicinity of Farm Road and Woodview Lane in Woodside at approximately 3:30 a.m. Monday, March...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by pver, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:08 pm | 2 comments | 3029 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Life is Pandemonium' on the M-A stage

Navigating the world of pre-adolescence is tough enough, but when you factor in all the stresses of competing in the "The...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Lyn Napel, on Mar 21, 2011 at 6:15 pm | 1 comment | 2895 Views

AROUND TOWN

How a really smart transit agency deals with bike-to-rail

Metro to lure bike-to-rail commuters By Ann Scott Tyson, Sunday, March 20, 9:25 PM Washington Post With packs on...

Original post made by peter carpenter on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Mar 21, 2011 at 1:38 pm | 1 comment | 1536 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park resident tells of his experience in Japan when the earthquake struck last week

Chuck House, who lives in the Stanford Hills area of Menlo Park, sent us this account of his teaching a seminar in Hachioji,...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Mar 21, 2011 at 12:34 pm | 4 comments | 4853 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson leads Menlo Park council in travel expenses

Menlo Park's council members fall into two camps -- no, not development vs. no-growth -- more like, thrifty vs. profligate...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 21, 2011 at 11:05 am | 27 comments | 2916 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Bake sale fundraiser for Red Cross Tsunami Relief

Our kids have set up a table at the Ladera Shopping Center with baked treats and hot drinks, to raise money for the Red Cross...

Original post made by Carol E. on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:30 am | 1 comment | 1666 Views

ATHERTON

Recruiter hired to find new town manager

The Town Council of Woodside on March 3 voted to hire a recruiter to find a new town manager, and the firm that the council...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Alistair, on Mar 21, 2011 at 9:17 am | 1 comment | 1732 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside fire chief closes out 33 years of firefighting

Residential life in Woodside and Portola Valley and nearby communities is scenic if not always idyllic. It's also dangerous....

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2011
Last comment by Margie Eriksson, on Mar 20, 2011 at 8:26 pm | 3 comments | 4636 Views
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“Housewife” a Journey of Transgender Marriage
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Tava Kitchen shutters in Palo Alto
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Holiday LEGO Show
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