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AROUND TOWN

IBM withdraws $7 billion offer for Sun Micro

After weeks of negotiations, IBM withdrew its $7 billion bid for Sun Microsystems on Sunday, one day after Sun's board balked...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 5, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1597 Views

OTHER TOPICS

1944 Gene Kelly film burns at Stanford Theatre

The 1944 film "Cover Girl," starring Gene Kelly and Rita Hayworth, caught fire Thursday night about 10 minutes into the film...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by ron genauer, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 3302 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Doctor convicted in Internet prescriptions case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Stanford student, and a resident of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1570 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Almanac advertising director Mardell Ward dies at 84

Mardell R. Ward, who served as advertising director of The Almanac from 1971 to 1989, died March 23 in Palo Alto. She was...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by LYNN HAZARD, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council's 'house-flipping' plan is not realistic

Just a couple of years ago, the city government in Menlo Park cried poverty, and used that excuse to convince voters to approve...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Apr 7, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1600 Views

MENLO PARK

City finances: How deep will cuts go?

The Menlo Park budgeting process looks to be more contentious than usual this year, with council members split on how to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 7, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1639 Views

ATHERTON

Grand Jury rebukes Atherton events rules

If Atherton neighbors have a problem with events on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus, they should take it up with the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by esquire, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:40 am | 15 comments | 1830 Views

MENLO PARK

Dr. Barry Rosen, pioneer in addiction medicine, dies at 62

Dr. Barry Rosen, who was recognized internationally for his expertise on the disease of addiction, died at his home in Woodside...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Jo H, on Oct 1, 2010 at 6:24 pm | 5 comments | 1591 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda Round Table pizza to close

After more than 25 years in West Menlo Park, Round Table pizza parlor is closing April 3, said owner Jim Meola. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marie Klein, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 1707 Views

MENLO PARK

City finances: How deep will cuts go?

The high drama that's been unfolding in the Menlo Park council chambers in recent weeks might not provide fodder for playwrights...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:27 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: District likely to lose on charter school site fight

On April 1, trustees of the Sequoia Union High School District approved a final offer of facilities for Everest Public High...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Critic of SUHSD, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1712 Views

ATHERTON

Pedestrian, 15, struck in Atherton crosswalk

A Redwood City girl of about 15 ended up in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg on Monday, April 6, after she was hit by...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mark Hochor, on Apr 21, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 15 comments | 2037 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public meeting Wednesday on bike/pedestrian bridge

Menlo Park residents can weigh in Wednesday on design options for a rebuilt U.S. 101 bike/pedestrian overpass at Ringwood...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by Condi, on Apr 14, 2009 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 1571 Views

MENLO PARK

City steps up planning in 'light industrial' area

When it comes to planning for development in the city's so-called "light industrial" area, Menlo Park has decided it can't...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2009
Last comment by interested, on Apr 13, 2009 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 1445 Views

WOODSIDE

Residents warned of mountain lion sighting

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office warned residents around the south end of Edgewood County Park Saturday night about...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on Apr 13, 2009 at 10:41 am | 2 comments | 2046 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update: Student, 16, still hospitalized after being struck by car in Atherton crosswalk

A 16-year-old Woodside High School girl remains in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg, broken pelvis and kidney trauma after...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rush, on Apr 13, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews development plan for El Camino site

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1455 Views

MENLO PARK

Tensions resurface over bike/pedestrian bridge

Long-simmering tensions surrounding a bike/pedestrian bridge over U.S. 101 at Ringwood Avenue in Menlo Park are boiling over...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Safety First, on May 6, 2009 at 11:12 am | 20 comments | 2485 Views

MENLO PARK

Local parents feel squeezed out of child care

As the city of Menlo Park works to greatly reduce its subsidy of the city-run West Menlo child care program, some parents...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by Working Mom in West Menlo, on May 8, 2010 at 1:56 pm | 29 comments | 4062 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews plan for abandoned dealership

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 20 comments | 2232 Views
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