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AROUND TOWN

Today: Halloween celebration at M-A High School

It's the season for treats and, some say, tricks. The leadership class at Menlo-Atherton High School is getting involved...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 28, 2010 at 2:57 pm | 1 comment | 1266 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Good, bad in state propositions

The Almanac analyzed selected state propositions that will be on the Nov. 2 ballot and has taken these positions. Read the...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Sounds logical, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 1419 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Four vie for three seats on Menlo Park school board

Growing enrollment, shrinking revenue. Increased pressure on school districts to find ways to slash spending without harming...

Original post made on Oct. 28, 2010
Last comment by Current parents please, on Oct 28, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

WOODSIDE

Today: Halloween Hoopla Parade in Menlo

Families and kids are invited to come in costumes and participate in Menlo Park's annual Halloween Hoopla Parade on Saturday,...

Original post made on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by judi, on Oct 30, 2010 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2371 Views

FICTION

Ken Follet's Book Fall of Giants

I am only partially through the book Fall of Giants but I highly recommend reading it. One very hilarious passage occurs...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Oct. 30, 2010
Last comment by R.Gordon, on Oct 30, 2010 at 2:37 pm | 1 comment | 4202 Views

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MORE ELECTION RESULTS

==I Click on links below to see latest results.== SAN MATEO COUNTY [http://www.shapethefuture.org/elections/results/nov2010/results.asp#c-798...

Original post made on Nov. 2, 2010
Last comment by Joey, on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:31 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views

AROUND TOWN

Don Horsley elected county supervisor

Former San Mateo County Sheriff Don Horsley was elected Tuesday to the District 3 seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors,...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by anne, on Nov 3, 2010 at 10:32 am | 1 comment | 1670 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Widmer tops list of winners; Carlson, Dobbie re-elected

Bill Widmer, who campaigned on promises of improving communications between the town of Atherton and residents and establishing...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2010
Last comment by Wondering, on Nov 3, 2010 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1670 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail project must start in the Central Valley

At the meeting today of the High Speed Rail Authority, van Ark, announced that the Federal Rail Administration had sent them...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Nov. 4, 2010
Last comment by Dollars and Sense, on Nov 4, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 1 comment | 5329 Views

ATHERTON

Supervisor Mark Church to resign early, WHY?

Mark Church has announced he will resign as soon as the Election Results have been certified. What has caused the change...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 5, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Nov 6, 2010 at 7:04 am | 1 comment | 1387 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside weighs in on Cargill project

The plan to build a community for up to 25,000 people in Redwood City, where there are now only salt ponds and a salt-processing...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by J. Kiel, on Nov 6, 2010 at 9:39 am | 1 comment | 2399 Views

MENLO PARK

All together now -- except for Russ

Five of the Menlo Park City Council candidates met up at the Oak City Bar and Grill in Menlo Park on Wednesday night to share...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2010
Last comment by donde esta el carpintero, on Nov 6, 2010 at 4:24 pm | 1 comment | 1379 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dribbling a basketball ... for 26 miles

The 2010 Napa Valley marathon had begun. Hundreds of running shoes hitting pavement did their rubbery shuffle as the athletes...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2010
Last comment by Jose Grullon, on Nov 7, 2010 at 7:05 pm | 1 comment | 2943 Views

WOODSIDE

Report: Mountain lion spotted in park

A mountain lion was reportedly spotted in Wunderlich County Park in Woodside on Monday afternoon, San Mateo County officials...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by Alex, on Nov 9, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 2487 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Hickey Initiative re: Sequoia Healthcare District

Since the TEAM of Hickey, Graham and Stogner did not materialize, but I was re-elected by a substantial margin, I am initiating...

Original post made by John J. \"Jack\" Hickey on Nov. 9, 2010
Last comment by John J. "Jack" Hickey, on Nov 9, 2010 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1534 Views

SPORTS

Menlo girls receive favorable No. 3 seed for CCS tennis tourney

With unbeaten Saratoga a lock for the No. 1 seed for the 2010 Central Coast Section team tournament in girls' tennis, it...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2010
Last comment by Ob Server, on Nov 15, 2010 at 12:49 am | 1 comment | 2939 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Striping may not improve bike safety at I-280

Will a bike lane or restriping improve safety on Alpine Road? I doubt it. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=10439...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by elle, on Nov 17, 2010 at 12:49 pm | 1 comment | 1244 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Creek project trickles ahead despite spiking costs

An ambitious proposal to tame the flood-prone San Francisquito Creek might have to be split into phases after a new analysis...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by Matt Stoecker, on Nov 17, 2010 at 1:24 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park downtown plan update

Members of the Menlo Park Downtown Alliance, a group of local business and property owners, told the city they're concerned...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2010
Last comment by halle, on Nov 17, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 1352 Views

MENLO PARK

Trial set for BBC assaults

A busboy and a cook at the British Bankers Club will stand trial for four counts of sexual assault on Monday, Dec. 6, in...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Nov 18, 2010 at 11:37 am | 1 comment | 1326 Views
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