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Cover story: Dark matter confirmed in colliding galaxies

Since the 1930s, astronomers have recognized that the universe contains far more matter than can be explained by all the...

Original post made on Nov. 29, 2010
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JobTrain adds coding classes

Starting in April, a new class will teach JobTrain clients the basics of computer programming. Students will earn college...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Sammy, on Feb 27, 2015 at 12:09 pm | 3 comments | 2335 Views

MENLO PARK

Did negligence kill heritage trees?

Two spindly redwood trees peek out over a row of street trees that stretches to the horizon along El Camino Real, fronting...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by stop global warming, on Mar 2, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 4 comments | 2334 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council sends pension initiative to ballot

Menlo Park voters will see a ballot initiative in the November election on pension reform, now that the City Council has...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bug Off Right Wingers, on May 24, 2010 at 9:13 am | 32 comments | 2334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holy Trinity Menlo Park Celebrates Creation Stewardship in April

April is Creation Stewardship month at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park, featuring opportunities to participate,...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Apr. 6, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park mayor joins race for seat on Board of Supervisors

Newly minted Menlo Park Mayor Kirsten Keith on Saturday tossed her name into a crowded field of candidates for a seat on...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2012
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Feb 7, 2012 at 12:17 pm | 18 comments | 2334 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two-alarm fire blazes through East Palo Alto home

A 9-year-old boy who was playing fort in the garage accidentally started a fire that gutted the family home after he dropped...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Hmmm, on Aug 14, 2012 at 8:17 pm | 7 comments | 2334 Views

MENLO PARK

City revenues fell faster than expected

City of Menlo Park revenues have sloughed off during the economic recession even more than initially anticipated, a recent...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Nov 10, 2009 at 9:32 am | 16 comments | 2333 Views

MENLO PARK

Councilman fails in bids for regional seats

At the Dec. 18 meeting of the San Mateo County Council of Cities, Menlo Park Councilman Heyward Robinson failed in bids to...

Original post made on Dec. 22, 2009
Last comment by Owl, on Dec 29, 2009 at 6:47 pm | 16 comments | 2333 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Democrats host supervisor candidates

Seven of the eight candidates for county Board of Supervisors are expected to attend an event hosted by local political...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2012
Last comment by anne, on Mar 30, 2012 at 9:46 pm | 5 comments | 2333 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Yard sale to benefit Menlo Children's Center

The Menlo Children's Center will hold a HUGE Yard Sale on Saturday, October 3, 8:00am - 1:00pm, featuring baby gear, toys,...

Original post made by Pop on Oct. 2, 2009
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Sunday: Memorial for Helen Hausman, former college district board member

A memorial service for Helen Hausman, a longtime member of the governing board for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 7, 2015 at 1:56 pm | 1 comment | 2333 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor says city will consider raising tax

Taxing residents might be the best way to balance Menlo Park's budget, Mayor Heyward Robinson said in his March 10 "state...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by angela, on Mar 18, 2009 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 2332 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park teens invited to aply for cultural exchange trip to Japan

Menlo Park teens ages 13-15 are invited to apply to go on a six-day cultural exchange trip to Bizen, Japan, one of Menlo...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2016
Last comment by Annoyed, on Mar 17, 2016 at 5:28 pm | 1 comment | 2332 Views

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RECENT HOME SALES

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2009
Last comment by homeowner, on Mar 28, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 2332 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council says no to ethics oversight board

Atherton City Councilwoman Kathy McKeithen said she is "horribly disappointed with this council" after a request she and...

Original post made on May. 24, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on May 26, 2011 at 8:01 am | 7 comments | 2332 Views

MENLO PARK

Pension poll hints at marketing campaign

Menlo Park residents have reported receiving phone calls in an apparent marketing poll concerning a "pension reform" initiative...

Original post made on Apr. 26, 2010
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Apr 28, 2010 at 10:16 am | 25 comments | 2331 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Holiday Fund: Health education for all abilities

Teen Talk is one of 10 local community organizations that benefit from donations to the Almanac's Holiday Fund. [http://www.siliconvalleycf.org/almanac-holiday-fund...

Original post made on Jan. 14, 2014
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Supes reject ballot measure to hike sales tax

The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors has rejected the idea of putting a quarter-cent sales tax on the November ballot....

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2010
Last comment by Harry Turner, on Jul 28, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 3 comments | 2331 Views

AROUND TOWN

Toddler Dance Party

Tuesday, January 8th at 10:30 am, the Atherton Library will host our Toddler Dance Party with musician Mariela Herrera. For...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jan. 8, 2013
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