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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter schools get significant support

Charter school advocates turned out in force to respond to a recent online survey asking the Sequoia Union High School District...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Bob Jones, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:18 am | 6 comments | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Three men carjack woman at gas station

Police arrested three men suspected of carjacking a woman at a gas station in Redwood City on Tuesday night (April 20)....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1139 Views

MENLO PARK

Court may decide fate of Menlo Park pit bull

A Menlo Park woman is invoking the U.S. Constitution and state law in contesting a San Mateo County official's ruling that...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2010
Last comment by PHS flaunts that no one can touch them, on Apr 21, 2010 at 3:28 pm | 4 comments | 1152 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion spotted in Woodside

A mountain lion was spotted Sunday morning in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services....

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1210 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: How the deal was made for Prop 13

The recent Almanac story I saw published in the Palo Alto Weekly recounting Jennifer Bestor's research into Proposition 13...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Excuse Me, on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:42 am | 7 comments | 1530 Views

MENLO PARK

Jail terms ahead for two Menlo College students

Prosecutors asked for two-year prison terms for two Menlo College students who assaulted two other Menlo College students...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Steve C., on Apr 21, 2010 at 11:02 am | 3 comments | 1149 Views

WOODSIDE

Garden club holds 'plant festival'

"It's so much more than a plant sale," says Woodside-Atherton Garden Club spokesperson Anne Cunningham. "This year's sale...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Anne Cunningham, on Apr 21, 2010 at 10:02 am | 1 comment | 1719 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse

M-A 16 Los Altos 3 The Bears were back on top of their game today when they defeated the Los Altos Eagles...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Apr. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2005 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"M-A on eBay" On-Line Auction Opens Friday 4/23!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s third annual M-A on eBay ON-LINE auction goes live this Friday, April 23rd! Up for bid are...

Original post made by Kim Sommer on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Charlene Margot, on Apr 20, 2010 at 6:53 pm | 2 comments | 2241 Views

ATHERTON

We get the kind of government that we deserve

The good citizens of Atherton are going to soon have to make some very difficult decisions about taking back citizen control...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 15, 2010
Last comment by citizens arrest, on Apr 20, 2010 at 5:15 pm | 4 comments | 1426 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Almanac recognized for 'general excellence'

The Almanac took second place for "general excellence" in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, and first place for a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 20, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1215 Views

WOODSIDE

Mary Smith drops appeal in death of husband

Mary Smith of Portola Valley, who unsuccessfully sued Woodside resident Anthony Rose over an incident that she claimed wrongfully...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by CC, on Apr 20, 2010 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1785 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bill introduced to restrict enrollment in kindergarten

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, has introduced a bill that would restrict kindergarten enrollment to children who are...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by scorpio, on Apr 20, 2010 at 11:09 am | 9 comments | 1947 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Cell phone tower proposal for Portola Valley will be hard to defeat

Portola Valley residents with homes near a proposed cell phone antenna at Golden Oak Drive and Peak Lane in the Westridge...

Original post made on Apr. 12, 2010
Last comment by Marshall @ Intero, on Apr 20, 2010 at 8:54 am | 7 comments | 2811 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Finding the magic of geo-caching

Hidden throughout California are more than 77,000 caches of small treasures of indeterminate value but high on the fun scale....

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by Danna, on Apr 20, 2010 at 7:35 am | 2 comments | 2343 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Firmly opposed to new downtown plan

I see that the City of Menlo Park has debuted their plan for the demolition of the downtown district. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by Thanks Truth, on Apr 19, 2010 at 7:03 pm | 5 comments | 1470 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week ending 4/18/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 Imperfect Birds Anne Lamott 2 Girl Who Fell From The Sky Heidi Durrow 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Matterhorn...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1022 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A blooming business: A new look and direction for Ladera Garden & Gifts

Owners Juan and Mercedes Navarro have transformed their full-service nursery, formerly known as Ladera Garden Center, by...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1825 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Bravo Fono restaurant closes after 27 years

Bravo Fono restaurant, a landmark at Stanford Shopping Center, has closed after 27 years in business. Owners Laszlo and Paulette...

Original post made on Aug. 30, 2007
Last comment by jack rosenberg, on Apr 18, 2010 at 3:37 pm | 7 comments | 4502 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Almanac's cover on high-speed rail upsetting

The cover of the March 31 Almanac is most disturbing for the abrogation of every safety law and occupation in the railroad...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 17, 2010 at 3:49 pm | 1 comment | 1313 Views
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