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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City missed chance for housing near transit

<I>This opinion by Menlo Park Councilman John Boyle was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> <B>By...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Eoungh already, on Oct 19, 2009 at 10:21 am | 15 comments | 1961 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Monday: Eshoo town hall on health care reform

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, is holding a town hall meeting on health care reform on Monday, Oct. 19, in Redwood City....

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by WildCatAlum, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 1545 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Las Lomitas teachers out of line

Teachers at Las Lomitas schools stepped out of character last week in an apparent effort to convince board members to give...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 2220 Views

ATHERTON

A legend in his own mind

With all of his experience in corporate finance, one would have thought Mayor Jerry Carlson would have figured out by now...

Original post made by arlan kranz on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by long memory, on Oct 18, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 3 comments | 1653 Views

MENLO PARK

Short Takes

<B>AWOL heirloom</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8700 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 1327 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Tonight: Candidates backing charter schools answer questions on school board election

Two candidates who support a public-education scene that includes robust charter schools are running for the governing board...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 4281 Views

MENLO PARK

Cargill proposal: City to consider taking a stand

Two Menlo Park City Council members and a former mayor are urging the city to take a stand against a project that would create...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Redwood City Port Opposes Cargill, on Oct 17, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 11 comments | 1897 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Bride of Frankenstein' in Menlo Park

The public is invited to join filmmaker and reference librarian Nick Szegda and book group leader Lauren John at the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Roman Polanksi, on Oct 17, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 1712 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Portola Valley measures support vital services

<I>This letter from Jon Silver, former Portola Valley councilman, was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> In...

Original post made by RHine@AlmanacNews.com on Oct. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2339 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Where were you when the Loma Prieta quake struck?

When the Loma Prieta earthquake struck on Oct. 17, 1989, I was on Caltrain, returning to San Francisco to watch the World...

Original post made by RHine@AlmanacNews.com on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Oct 16, 2009 at 11:50 am | 11 comments | 1966 Views

MENLO PARK

County Wasting Dollars?

Why is San Mateo County wasting tens of thousands of dollars resurfacing Santa Cruz Ave between Sand Hill and the Alameda....

Original post made by Waste Not on Oct. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1359 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Motorcyclists collide, suffer major injuries

Two Bay Area men suffered major injuries after their motorcycles collided on state Highway 84 east of Old La Honda Road...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Commoda Moto, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1521 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest Opinion: Menlo shops aid small businesses in East Africa

I've just had an education on Menlo Park's retail establishments. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8675...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1395 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Why commissioner voted for office, retail

<I>This letter from Menlo Park Planning Commissioner John Kadvany was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> I...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1420 Views

AROUND TOWN

Puttin' on the Ritz

It's big. It's bold. It certainly is bodacious. Perhaps the new performing arts center at Menlo-Atherton High School is also...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 15, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 1819 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Yoga at Atherton Library

The library is hosting a family yoga program on Saturday, October 17th at 1 PM. Part of the One Book, One Community events....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen craft at Atherton Library

Teens and tweens ages 10 and up can attend a duct tape wallet craft program at the Atherton Library on November 5th at 3:30...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1611 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Sequoia district information officer was doing her job

<I>Note: This letter from Bettylu Smith was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> I proudly serve...

Original post made by rhine@AlmanacNews.com on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 2189 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers' letters pushed board member to resign

A teachers' union letter-writing campaign to lobby Las Lomitas Elementary School District board members over stalled contract...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 2678 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Friday: March marks HIV awareness

An HIV Awareness March will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in East Palo Alto. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5071...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by stdslove, on Oct 14, 2009 at 1:54 am | 1 comment | 1890 Views
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