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ATHERTON

The Laughter of Elizabeth Lewis

During the special meeting of April 7th, Elizabeth Lewis laughed derisively at Mayor McKiethen while the mayor was defending...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1345 Views

ATHERTON

Helping Those Who Help Themselves

Jerry Carlson had no problem giving Charles Marsala a free pass when Marsala solicited a bribe (er "loan") from a resident...

Original post made by John P. Johns, CPA on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 5 comments | 1287 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

April 24: School foundation hosts auction to help offset district deficit

Leaders of the Menlo Park Atherton Education Foundation are hoping the foundation's annual auction, set for Saturday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2010
Last comment by Get Real, on Apr 23, 2010 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 1634 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"M-A on eBay" Online Auction is OPEN!

Menlo-Atherton High School’s ONLINE auction is now open! Sponsored by the school’s Foundation for the Future, every dollar...

Original post made by Kim Sommer on Apr. 23, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1463 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will re-join rail suit

The city of Menlo Park will join Atherton in re-filing a lawsuit against the California High-Speed Rail Authority. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Meno Voter, on Apr 23, 2010 at 7:12 am | 29 comments | 1652 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park faces $1.3 million city deficit

Menlo Park is facing a $1.3 million deficit for the fiscal year that begins July 1, and cuts to city services could be on...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by truth, on Apr 22, 2010 at 10:14 pm | 25 comments | 1867 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Shocks Aragon, 7-6, with 3-Run Seventh-Inning Rally

Nils Gilbertson smashed a two-run, game-tying homer, and Chace Warren later scored on a double steal, as visiting Menlo-Atherton...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1754 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinions: Support pours in for Measure C

Math teacher, parents urge a 'yes' vote Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=9494 posted...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Plubius, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:40 pm | 13 comments | 2330 Views

WOODSIDE

County joins program to get guns away from abusers

For the next two years, San Mateo County will partner with the California Department of Justice in a pilot program to get...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Woodside, CA, on Apr 22, 2010 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 1818 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo testifies on impact of Lehman collapse

U.S. representatives Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, and Jackie Speier, D-San Mateo, testified before the House Financial Services...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by Peter Caryotakis, on Apr 22, 2010 at 12:03 pm | 10 comments | 1057 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two aim to cross country on electric bikes

Brother and sister Oliver and Catherine Bock, 55 and 61 respectively, and both residents of Woodside, plan to leave from...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2010
Last comment by Eric, on Apr 22, 2010 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 2528 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Warren Buffet to Jennifer Bestor: Let's share the pain if the Gov gets tough on Proposition 13

Jennifer Bestor didn't know what to expect last month when she mailed a rather whimsical letter to billionaire Warren Buffet...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
Last comment by Editor, on Apr 22, 2010 at 8:53 am | 2 comments | 2057 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park, Atherton reaffirm objections to high-speed-rail review

Menlo Park and Atherton are poised to reaffirm their objections to the environmental review of the California high-speed...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:53 am | 7 comments | 18516 Views

MENLO PARK

Families move into rebuilt Belle Haven homes

Habitat for Humanity dedicated two new homes in Menlo Park's Belle Haven neighborhood on April 6, part of a city-funded program...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1214 Views

OTHER TOPICS

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO TESLA?

They got a half billion dollar loan to produce an electric car for the rich. There was a man on 60 minutes last night who...

Original post made by R.GORDON on Apr. 19, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Apr 22, 2010 at 7:17 am | 8 comments | 1319 Views

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 | 1514 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. 1152 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 | 1163 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. 1222 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 | 1541 Views
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Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,206 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,100 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,495 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 476 views

Are you considering a remodel?
By Stuart Soffer | 0 comments | 98 views