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AROUND TOWN

Sharp rise in sudden oak death disease

The results are in for Woodside and Portola Valley and they are sobering. Biologists are coming to the Portola Valley Community...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Oct 21, 2011 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views

WOODSIDE

Sunday: Celebrating release of Woodside book

The release of the book "Woodside," part of Arcadia Publishing's Images of America series, will be celebrated at Woodside's...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2011
Last comment by Judi Kiel, on Oct 21, 2011 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 2319 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council appoints Facebook liaisons

The latest council appointments came wrapped in an agreement to not allow Facebook to pressure subcommittee members during...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 21, 2011 at 8:08 am | 7 comments | 1667 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Memorial for teacher at La Entrada

A memorial service will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, for Jason Picetti, the La Entrada Middle School teacher...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 20, 2011 at 1:52 pm | 2 comments | 1987 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: $52,000 loss in residential burglary

Crime and accident reports from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 20, 2011 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 1471 Views

AROUND TOWN

Service for Michele Daschbach Fast

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, for Michele Daschbach Fast, the youngest daughter of the well-known Daschbach...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Oct 20, 2011 at 12:26 pm | 2 comments | 1899 Views

FICTION

Granny saved: SFPUC agrees to tunnel under tree

After months of concern over Granny's fate, the heritage oak tree will survive the construction of a new water pipeline. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 4, 2011
Last comment by David, on Oct 19, 2011 at 3:53 pm | 3 comments | 3665 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council asked to OK library in park

A citizens committee is asking Atherton's City Council to approve Wednesday a plan to build a new library in Holbrook-Palmer...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by The Committee, on Oct 19, 2011 at 5:24 am | 2 comments | 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Spencer and Barnum for fire district board

Of the four qualified candidates for the two open seats on the Menlo Park Fire Protection District board, we believe incumbent...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 18, 2011 at 8:40 pm | 88 comments | 43412 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Contractors contribute $75,000 to bond measure campaign for community college district

UPDATE: The campaign for Measure H, a $564 million bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot for the San Mateo County Community College...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Gunther Steinberg, on Oct 18, 2011 at 6:08 pm | 1 comment | 1764 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Frank Moura hands over the baton

After 39 years as the director of the Menlo-Atherton High School Jazz Band and a music teacher, Frank Moura will retire in...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Mr. B, on Oct 18, 2011 at 5:40 pm | 3 comments | 2409 Views

MENLO PARK

Anyone know why heliopters were circling overhead from 5:30-6pm this evening (Sunday)?

Hi All - Does anyone know why there were helicopters circling overhead this afternoon from 5:30 to 6pm? It was loud and only...

Original post made by Deafened on Oct. 16, 2011
Last comment by I KNOW, on Oct 18, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 3 comments | 1325 Views

ATHERTON

Occupy Atherton!

Release those imprisoned by the fascist state. Tear down that corrupt power structure at 91 Ashfield as though it were...

Original post made by Janis on Oct. 14, 2011
Last comment by bob, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:34 pm | 1 comment | 1865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teacher Jason Picetti dies after four-year battle with ALS

Jason Picetti, who taught math at La Entrada School in Menlo Park until illness forced him to retire, died peacefully early...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by Galvin Family, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:32 pm | 6 comments | 4008 Views

OTHER TOPICS

F.B.I. EX AGENT MANAGING SOLYNDRA

FREMONT..........It seems that more than a few FBI agents are around the Silicon Valley area with former agent Neilson taking...

Original post made by R.Gordon on Oct. 13, 2011
Last comment by R.gordon's mom, on Oct 18, 2011 at 1:12 pm | 4 comments | 1766 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contractors contribute $75,000 to bond measure campaign for community college district

The campaign for Measure H, a $564 million bond measure on the Nov. 8 ballot for the San Mateo County Community College District,...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Oct 18, 2011 at 11:04 am | 1 comment | 841 Views

ATHERTON

Trash Talk in Atherton

The Atherton Town Council has a stinky issue before it at this Wednesday's meeting. They owe the previous waste collection...

Original post made by Wasted Again on Oct. 18, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1704 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Voter Guide: Community college board

Seven candidates are running for three open seats on the governing board of the San Mateo County Community College district...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2011
Last comment by Jon Castor, on Oct 18, 2011 at 12:10 am | 1 comment | 2973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 10/16/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Marriage Plot - Jeffrey Eugenides 2 We the Animals - Justin Torres 3 REAMDE - Neal Stephenson 4 Outlaw...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 17, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1200 Views

MENLO PARK

Bike ride to new Facebook Campus

On Thursday afternoon, a group of 10 riders assembled at Cafe Zoe and headed over to Facebook's Preview Party. We travelled...

Original post made by Adina on Oct. 17, 2011
Last comment by Jamie, on Oct 17, 2011 at 6:05 pm | 3 comments | 1810 Views
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