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ATHERTON

Councilman blasts report by grand jury

There's been no official response from Atherton to the April 6 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report advising the town...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by referee, on Apr 30, 2009 at 10:39 am | 21 comments | 2389 Views

SPORTS

Redwood Hoosiers take basketball title

A scrappy band of seven players from the Redwood Hoosiers eighth-grade girls All-Net team claimed the National Junior Basketball...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by sweets, on Apr 27, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2440 Views

MENLO PARK

jZCool closes after 10 years

After 10 years in business, jZ Cool Eatery and Wine Bar on Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park has closed. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by Mama Mia, on Apr 29, 2009 at 10:21 am | 3 comments | 1525 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Parade, carnival to celebrate May Day

Woodside celebrates Mardi Gras a couple of months late this year, and May Day 24 hours late, but if history is any indication,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Vlad, on Apr 28, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 1888 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 2991 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Council needs to trust the process

Menlo Park City Council members have repeatedly promised to respect the El Camino/Downtown Visioning community process, however...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 3, 2009 at 12:00 am | 32 comments | 1927 Views

MENLO PARK

City revises zoning ordinance on gross floor area

In a move that City Council members say will make it easier for developers and city staff to interpret the city's zoning...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Here we go again, on Apr 28, 2009 at 9:50 pm | 2 comments | 1415 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tips for healthy travel

<I>Dr. Susan Anderson of Woodside, a travel physician, recommends the following tips for people planning major trips.</I></B> Read...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 28, 2009 at 10:48 pm | 1 comment | 1645 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial endorsements

<B>Propositions offer terrible choices</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7929...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kali, on May 1, 2009 at 5:19 pm | 3 comments | 1607 Views

MENLO PARK

School district needs to win over city on Hillview

Are school district officials going to have a hard time getting Menlo Park's support for the Hillview Middle School project?...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by Happy GAIS Parent, on Feb 23, 2011 at 12:14 am | 32 comments | 2501 Views

WOODSIDE

Town hears Steve Jobs' bid to demolish mansion

Woodside's Town Council heard testimony but delayed a decision Tuesday night on whether to issue a demolition permit to...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2009
Last comment by nieghbor, on May 4, 2009 at 8:31 am | 8 comments | 4228 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Flu: School district urges common sense

In response to growing concerns about a swine flu epidemic, the Menlo Park City School District on Monday sent home a list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:22 am | 1 comment | 1655 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Big changes ahead in classrooms

Portola Valley's Corte Madera School to offer choice of themed classrooms to fourth- and fifth graders. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Patrone, on Apr 30, 2009 at 9:52 am | 1 comment | 1716 Views

MENLO PARK

City opens dialogue with police unions

Following calls from residents and City Council members alike for city employees to share the burden of the economic downturn,...

Original post made on May. 1, 2009
Last comment by concerned citizen, on May 4, 2009 at 2:38 pm | 12 comments | 1713 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest charter school rejects East Palo Alto site

Directors of Everest Public High School, a new charter school that plans to open in September, have rejected the high school...

Original post made on May. 2, 2009
Last comment by JakeHilfter, on Jun 7, 2009 at 3:43 pm | 20 comments | 2013 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Senators push for rail oversight, outreach

Local officials and residents aren't alone in their concern about a "lack of transparency" and inadequate oversight in the...

Original post made on May. 3, 2009
Last comment by Frank, on May 6, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 5 comments | 1710 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public invited to meetings on fire district budget

Four community meetings to discuss the economic future of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, as well as the district's...

Original post made on May. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 4, 2009 at 8:43 am | 1 comment | 1353 Views

ATHERTON

Woman killed by train in Palo Alto

A woman who sat down between the Caltrain tracks north of the San Antonio station was killed late this morning by a southbound...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Jesse, on May 5, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1705 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside School tax vote: results tonight

Results of the all-mail parcel tax election in the Woodside Elementary School District will be reported at 8:05 tonight....

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by k, on May 5, 2009 at 6:33 pm | 1 comment | 1722 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gunn High student killed by train; school mourns

The 16-year-old male killed by Caltrain Tuesday morning at the East Meadow Drive crossing was a student at Gunn High School,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by pragmatic, on May 6, 2009 at 11:38 am | 6 comments | 2372 Views
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