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MENLO PARK

St. Raymond's principal leaving after 16 years

St. Raymond School's principal, Sister Ann Bernard, will be leaving the school at the end of the academic year after 16 years...

Original post made on Jan. 26, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Park Mom, on Jan 31, 2011 at 8:13 pm | 21 comments | 2848 Views

AROUND TOWN

Is fire district carrying fight too far?

<I>The following letter by Brian Schar was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>Editor:</B> First,...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
Last comment by RoverII, on Mar 23, 2007 at 5:14 pm | 2 comments | 2847 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Defeats Half Moon Bay 4-2, Clinches CCS Playoff Berth

Jeff Keller crushed a tie-breaking two-run homer to left-center in the bottom of the sixth inning, and Nils Gilbertson pitched...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on May. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2847 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 | 2847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Spare the Air restrictions continue tomorrow

A Bay Area wood-burning ban that continued into the New Year will remain in effect on Thursday, officials from the Bay Area...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Steve, on Jan 2, 2014 at 12:54 pm | 4 comments | 2847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

America's Pastime-M-A's 1st annual car show

The Menlo-Atherton Baseball team is hosting it's 1st annual car show, America's Pastime, on April 28th. The show starts at...

Original post made by Mike Amoroso on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2846 Views

WOODSIDE

Narrow roads are Woodside's Gordian knot

The dimensions of a road can mean different things to different people. Consider the seemingly contrary views of local firefighters...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2012
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 6, 2012 at 12:36 pm | 4 comments | 2846 Views

OTHER TOPICS

First person: Witnessing pain, human resilience in Oso

As a Red Cross volunteer I've seen areas devastated by hurricanes, tornadoes, floods and fires. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2014
Last comment by john, on Apr 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 2 comments | 2846 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Why Pete McCloskey registered as a Democrat

Former Congressman and lifelong Republican Pete McCloskey of Portola Valley and Rumsey, California, announced last week that...

Original post made by Post It on Apr. 24, 2007
Last comment by Edward C. Plutte, on Apr 26, 2007 at 11:27 am | 3 comments | 2845 Views

ATHERTON

Outside investigator hired to review Atherton police report-alteration case

An outside investigator was hired last week to conduct a personnel investigation of the alteration of the police report detailing...

Original post made on Dec. 6, 2010
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Dec 13, 2010 at 9:52 pm | 49 comments | 2845 Views

AROUND TOWN

San Mateo County Central Labor Council - Reporter was told to leave meeting.

As reported by the Palo Alto Daily Post 3/6/12 by Ryan McCarthy "Union Group Questions Supervisor Candidates" "The San...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Mar. 8, 2012
Last comment by Tim Wulff, on Mar 15, 2012 at 3:26 pm | 36 comments | 2845 Views

MENLO PARK

Does MP have an emergency warning system?

Yesterday, the huge scrap yard fire in Redwood City filled our community with stinky black smoke. Regardless of whether this...

Original post made by Kathy on Apr. 8, 2007
Last comment by Kathy, on Apr 11, 2007 at 10:43 am | 3 comments | 2844 Views

MENLO PARK

District revises plan for Oak Knoll School

A revised site plan for Oak Knoll School will be presented at a parent and community meeting on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by concerned oak knoll neighbor, on Aug 30, 2007 at 10:12 pm | 6 comments | 2844 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2843 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton voters to choose council member, decide on parcel tax renewal in November

Atherton voters will choose their new council member after all: The City Council reaffirmed on Wednesday night (July 17)...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jul 24, 2013 at 10:56 am | 40 comments | 2843 Views

MENLO PARK

John Arrillaga unveiled as Menlo Park gym donor

Palo Alto billionaire and frequent Stanford University donor John Arrillaga is offering Menlo Park some $8 million or more...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Curious, on Jun 26, 2008 at 11:32 am | 6 comments | 2841 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Towns face steep hike in costs for services of Sheriff's Office

A sharp rise in costs for police patrols in Portola Valley is likely for the budget year that begins July 1, with the increases...

Original post made on May. 6, 2009
Last comment by Gordon, on Dec 16, 2012 at 9:05 am | 15 comments | 2841 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gasoline prices, inflation and global warming-some thoughts

Are gasoline prices being monitored by any agency in the government? If not shouldn't they be? In the '70s gasoline shortages...

Original post made by Concerned in Palo Alto on Jul. 7, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jul 7, 2007 at 9:21 pm | 1 comment | 2840 Views

MENLO PARK

VTA cuts MP bus service from train station

Beginning next year public transit riders will no longer be able to travel from the Menlo Park train station to Stanford...

Original post made on Sep. 6, 2007
Last comment by public transit supporter, on Sep 10, 2007 at 5:11 pm | 4 comments | 2839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Phillips Brooks School: No plans for new campus

Moving Phillips Brooks School from its current site on Avy Avenue in Menlo Park to 10 acres the school recently bought near...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2007
Last comment by Stop Being Negative, on Oct 2, 2007 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 2839 Views
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