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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Small school is lab for innovative learning

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2012
Last comment by Barbara Smailey, on Nov 16, 2012 at 4:21 pm | 1 comment | 1617 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voting snarls trouble Belle Haven

Thousands voted in Menlo Park on Nov. 6. But not without facing crowds and confusing directions that left some Belle Haven...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by SteveC, on Nov 15, 2012 at 3:13 pm | 11 comments | 1162 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sells Hamilton Avenue land

Greenheart Land Company came away as the top bidder for the city's seven lots on Hamilton Avenue. The Menlo Park City Council...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Justice for all, on Nov 15, 2012 at 2:54 pm | 21 comments | 1800 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Monday, November 19th at 11 am: Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5) Monday, November 19th at 4 pm: Happy Birds show for ages...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 15, 2012
There are no comments yet. 732 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Sequoia Healthcare -- Fact vs. fiction

Editor's Note: Jack Hickey, a member of the board of the Sequoia Healthcare District, has for many years waged a losing battle...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 15, 2012 at 10:13 am | 6 comments | 1807 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lawsuit filed over campaign sign shenanigans

During the 2011 election cycle, a mystery: A campaign sign uprooted from Chuck Bernstein's front yard. A cellphone dropped...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Nov 14, 2012 at 7:39 pm | 2 comments | 890 Views

ATHERTON

Elizabeth Lewis, Cary Wiest elected to Atherton council

Elizabeth Lewis swept to a second term on Atherton's City Council on Nov. 6, winning 1,732 votes, with the second council...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by Good Effort, on Nov 14, 2012 at 8:31 am | 3 comments | 946 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Are you a holiday volunteer? Tell us your story

Do you celebrate the holidays by giving back to the community? Does your family have a tradition of volunteering during the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
Last comment by holidazed, on Nov 13, 2012 at 10:53 pm | 2 comments | 868 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire trucks in Menlo Park to go paperless

Firefighters often have reading to do as they're heading to a situation. It could be a hazardous materials spill or a fire...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Nov 13, 2012 at 5:11 pm | 19 comments | 1342 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supervisor Don Horsley...Independent Oversight Board

Don Horsley said in an article by the SMDJ today titled "County figuring out how to spend new tax money" part of the undertaking...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1064 Views

AROUND TOWN

What should city ask of Facebook?

"Please don't put the squeeze on (Facebook)," one woman told the Menlo Park City Council. She echoed prevailing public sentiment...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Nov 13, 2012 at 1:35 pm | 13 comments | 1344 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why did Sequoia Healthcare District give $102,500 to Star Vista?

Star Vista, formerly Youth and Family Enrichment Services (name change courtesy of $55,000 pro bono services of the Taproot...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sequoia Healthcare District gets Corporate Grant-Making award.

The outstanding corporate Grant-Maker award goes to Sequoia Healthcare District Silicon Valley chapter of the Association...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 5, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Nov 13, 2012 at 8:22 am | 3 comments | 1469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo-SHP showdown highlights the semifinals

==B CCS girls' volleyball:== The match that was expected as soon as the Central Coast Section girls' volleyball brackets...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1264 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton library supporters outspend foes

In the battle over whether or not Atherton should put a new library in Holbrook-Palmer Park, the committee working in support...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by Who will Cover the Yes on F Debt, on Nov 12, 2012 at 5:39 pm | 2 comments | 1119 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Council Considers Grade Separations -- AGAIN!

After ten years of fighting off both Caltrain corridor development and high-speed rail -- which would pay for Caltrain development...

Original post made by Martin Engel on Nov. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 878 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor's letter upsetting for police supporter

On Oct. 31 we received a letter dated Oct. 18 from "The Mayor" (no name) of Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13419...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2012
Last comment by More Spending, on Nov 12, 2012 at 1:45 pm | 4 comments | 1013 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Remembering Father Egon Javor

Father Egon Javor, one of seven Benedictine monks from Hungary who founded the Woodside Priory monastic community and then...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2012
Last comment by TV, on Nov 12, 2012 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1431 Views

MENLO PARK

Fall leaves bicyclist with critical injuries

A 21-year-old man toppled off his bike on Monday night, leaving him with life-threatening injuries, according to Menlo Park...

Original post made on Nov. 6, 2012
Last comment by Adina, on Nov 12, 2012 at 11:22 am | 20 comments | 3120 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District listed as "Foundation donor" in Mission Hospice and Home Care 2011 annual report

Why does Mission Hospice and Home Care list the Sequoia Healthcare District as a $30,000 "Foundation Donor in it's 2011 annual...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 12, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1020 Views
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