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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school law: recipe for creating elite schools?

<b>Below are remarks by Pat Gemma, superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, during an Oct. 19 meeting in...

Original post made by Pat Gemma on Oct. 23, 2006
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Center for a New Generation expands to two more Ravenswood schools

Innovative After-School program started by Condoleezza Rice has students making the grade Menlo Park, CA – October 19,...

Original post made by Chris Carter on Oct. 22, 2006
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Trails, dogs and people

I took a walk the other day on the Coal Mine Ridge trail system and almost immediately encountered a covey of quail having...

Original post made by \"Likes to hike\" on Oct. 21, 2006
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SPORTS

SPORTS: M-A, Woodside victorious Friday

The two local high school football powerhouses, Menlo-Atherton and Woodside, chalked up more victories Friday, and both are...

Original post made by Sports Fan on Oct. 21, 2006
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MENLO PARK

Haunted House

A Haunted House!!! Get ready for a scare of a good time. Trinity Episcopal Church on 330 Ravenswood is having a haunted...

Original post made by Alex Hardt on Oct. 20, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Wow! Dow Closes Above 12,000

Market peak means party time. Menlo Park resident Doug McGee, a Senior Vice President at Wachovia Securities in Palo Alto,...

Original post made by Doug McGee on Oct. 20, 2006
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SPORTS

FOOTBALL: M-A, Woodside game on KCEA

KCEA (89.1-FM) will broadcast the football showdown between Menlo-Atherton and Woodside high schools at 2 p.m. today (Nov....

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 20, 2006
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OTHER TOPICS

Invader on front page, Oct. 18, 2006 issue

In the photo on the front page is a new weed, Dittrichia graveolens or stinkwort. In is the green plant on the left side...

Original post made by Paul Heiple on Oct. 19, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

National Family Week Photo Contest for Kids & Adults--Win $$$!

Calling all shutterbugs! Family Service Agency of San Mateo County, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping struggling...

Original post made by Kathy on Oct. 19, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

MODA For Life Blood Drive

Saturday, November 11th from 10:00 am ~ 4:00 pm Peninsula School 920 Peninsula Way, Menlo Park In the Bloodmobile parked...

Original post made by Richard Collyer on Oct. 19, 2006
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MENLO PARK

Share Memories of Ken Kesey and Jerry Garcia

Artist Leah Lubin and the Menlo Park Library invite you to a celebration to share memories of Jerry Garcia and Ken Kesey...

Original post made by Roberta Roth on Oct. 19, 2006
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WOODSIDE

"Tip-A-Cop" event at Buck's in Woodside Oct. 26

<b>Message from Jamis MacNiven of Buck's restaurant in Woodside.</b> Join us Thursday, October 26th, 2006 for breakfast...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 19, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

No excuses -– it’s easier than ever to find election information

<b>Report from Elliot Margolies of the Community Media Center.</b> Election day is coming November 7, and too many voters...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
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WOODSIDE

Hundreds of books, CDs on sale at Woodside Library book sale Nov. 4

If you like bargains, the upcoming Woodside Library book sale is the place for you. On Saturday, Nov. 4, hundreds of gently...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
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OTHER TOPICS

Founder of Patagonia Inc. to discuss environmental sustainability at Oct. 23 lecture

<b>This report is from Stanford University.</b> Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia Inc., will deliver the 2006-07...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
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OTHER TOPICS

Discoverer of `10th planet` to give public lecture about the planet Oct. 25

<b>This report is from Stanford University.</b> By Clara Moskowitz Still mourning the loss of Pluto as a planet? Blame...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 18, 2006
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OTHER TOPICS

COMMENT ON POSTS BELOW

It's simple to comment on TownSquare posts: -- Click on any post and read it. -- At the bottom of the post, click on...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 17, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Artist Leah Lubin's Work Returns To The San Mateo County History Museum

The San Mateo County History Museum has invited back two art pieces by Leah Lubin. On exhibit are the portrait of musician...

Original post made by Leah Lubin on Oct. 16, 2006
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MENLO PARK

Theft of Campaign Signs

Open Letter to the Community A few year ago I had a campaign sign stolen from my front yard and it angered me tremendously....

Original post made by Michael Schwab on Oct. 16, 2006
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AROUND TOWN

Challenge Day Program at M-A High

An exciting event is coming up at Menlo-Atherton High School on October 30 & 31st, called Challenge Days. This is the...

Original post made by Margie Lawrence on Oct. 16, 2006
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Readers' Choice ballot is here

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