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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big topics for school meeting: master plan, Spanish program

The Menlo Park City School District's complete master plan for facility projects at the four schools will be presented at...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by accountability, on Nov 13, 2007 at 7:57 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Safe routes to Laurel School: Council sets special meeting

With a deadline for state funding approaching, the Menlo Park City Council will hold a special meeting on Friday, Nov. 16,...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2007
Last comment by free oconnor school, on Nov 18, 2007 at 7:42 pm | 15 comments | 3856 Views

MENLO PARK

Troubled by theater owner's parting shot

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5237 posted Wednesday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Scott Oesterling, on Nov 16, 2007 at 6:54 am | 5 comments | 2595 Views

AROUND TOWN

Driver to be sentenced in accident that injured MaryAnn Levenson

A sentence of up to 16 months in state prison may be coming in January to the Hillsborough man in a pickup truck who struck...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2007
Last comment by Richard, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:25 am | 3 comments | 2545 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rosewood rooms: $400-$450 a night

Further details about the Stanford University/Rosewood Hotel, being built on Sand Hill Road near Interstate 280 in Menlo...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2007
Last comment by money talks, on Nov 27, 2007 at 8:26 am | 7 comments | 3114 Views

SPORTS

AYSO players win area championship

For the second year in a row, the Menlo Park-Atherton AYSO Region 109 boys-under-19 (BU19) team won the interregional 2A/2J...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2007
Last comment by Alice Hom, on Nov 21, 2007 at 2:01 pm | 3 comments | 3034 Views

MENLO PARK

MP toy store tests for lead in toys

In an effort to reduce parents' concerns about the presence of lead in their children's toys, Cheeky Monkey Toys in downtown...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2007
Last comment by Nadeine Reynolds, on Nov 19, 2007 at 10:46 am | 1 comment | 3678 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton shoots down M-A theater settlement

It's back to the drawing board for the settlement that would have ended the town of Atherton's lawsuit over the new $28 million...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by recent transplant to more friendly community, on Dec 2, 2007 at 10:24 am | 8 comments | 2870 Views

MENLO PARK

Belle Haven parents blast day care program

Many of the parents with children enrolled in the Belle Haven after-school program were disappointed in Barbara George's...

Original post made on Nov. 20, 2007
Last comment by What ever, on Nov 20, 2007 at 11:35 am | 1 comment | 2531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Stanford has every right to use its land

The spin of the Almanac's Nov. 7 article "Stanford pursues its massive campus expansion" is remarkable. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Holding My Nose, on Dec 18, 2007 at 10:50 am | 30 comments | 3658 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Top 10 reasons to skip turkey on Thanksgiving

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5279 posted Wednesday, November...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Jeff, on Nov 21, 2007 at 7:51 am | 1 comment | 2346 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley adopts new creek setback rules

As new or extensively remodeled homes go up on properties along Portola Valley's three major creeks -- Los Trancos, Corte...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Nov 21, 2007 at 6:12 pm | 1 comment | 2753 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park urged to act on global warming

Push for multi-story, high-density housing projects downtown. Streamline permit processes for commercial and residential...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Dec 7, 2007 at 3:36 pm | 26 comments | 2999 Views

SPORTS

M-A rolls over Aragon, into CCS football finals

The Menlo-Atherton football team is at the doorstep of perhaps its second Central Coast Section championship since 2002....

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2007
Last comment by Poster, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:59 am | 3 comments | 2891 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School communities take up climate change on their own

California's official campaigns against global warming may be taking a hands-off approach to K-12 public school greenhouse...

Original post made on Nov. 28, 2007
Last comment by David Boyce, on Nov 28, 2007 at 4:16 pm | 2 comments | 2441 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Miller Design Co. returns to Woodside

After four years in Portola Valley, interior designer Robert W. Miller is back in Woodside with a new partner and a new studio. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by Rick Davis, on Nov 29, 2007 at 4:47 pm | 1 comment | 3273 Views

ATHERTON

Judge OKs release of report on Atherton's fired finance chief

The investigator's report that led to Atherton Finance Director John Johns being fired must be released to the public, San...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Dec 1, 2007 at 11:22 am | 1 comment | 2698 Views

SPORTS

Palo Alto stops M-A, 14-7 for CCS football title

Junior quarterback Will Brandin lofted a 14-yard scoring pass to senior receiver Mike Scott with 13.6 seconds to play, lifting...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2007
Last comment by Jon, on Jan 17, 2008 at 12:15 pm | 5 comments | 3721 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Currant bistro opens at Allied Arts

The Red Currant bistro is open for business at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. The proprietors are Nir and Ayellet Perry,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 17, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 4333 Views

WOODSIDE

Longtime Woodside firefighter dies at 71

John Clifford "Cliff" Andrews, a firefighter with the Woodside Fire Protection District for 33 years, died Oct. 12. He was...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Sam, on Dec 3, 2007 at 9:24 pm | 1 comment | 3038 Views
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