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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia high school district superintendent Pat Gemma to retire

Patrick Gemma, the superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District since February 2003, has announced that he will...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Charlene, on Feb 15, 2010 at 12:22 pm | 9 comments | 2046 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park resident takes on PG&E over 'Smart' meters

Note: In an e-mail sent shortly before The Almanac's deadline, Menlo Park resident Mark Williams said he has acquiesced to...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Joe, on Feb 15, 2010 at 9:30 am | 10 comments | 2989 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail officials will present plans in Menlo Park on Friday, Feb. 19

Local residents interested in the design of the California high-speed rail system can get an early look at the rail agency's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2010
Last comment by Interested, on Feb 14, 2010 at 6:47 pm | 5 comments | 1606 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What's your view on high-speed rail?

Residents concerned about the impact of the California high-speed rail project on local towns have an opportunity to voice...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 14, 2010 at 4:15 pm | 80 comments | 4347 Views

SPORTS

Big waves hit Mavericks observers, injuring 13

The Mavericks Surf Contest near Half Moon Bay -- called by surfers as the biggest surfing event in history -- had bigger-than-expected...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Feb 14, 2010 at 3:38 pm | 1 comment | 1476 Views

ATHERTON

Breaking the Blue Code of Silence

REQUIRED READING FOR THE TOWN COUNCIL AND TOWN MANAGER. From the Wikipedia article on the "Blue Code of Silence" quoted...

Original post made by Police Ethics on Feb. 3, 2010
Last comment by Sheriff Ray Nash, on Feb 14, 2010 at 2:49 am | 7 comments | 2368 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton chief, manager to meet with residents

Atherton officials are stepping up their public outreach efforts, announcing a community meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Feb....

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Feb 13, 2010 at 8:00 am | 9 comments | 1702 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Council should oppose huge Cargill project

News of Cargill's development plans for 12,000 homes and 30,000 new residents on the Redwood City baylands should attract...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by Edward Whittington, on Feb 12, 2010 at 6:43 pm | 13 comments | 2041 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Cargill has massive plans for Redwood City baylands

DMB, the Arizona-based developer hired by Cargill, has announced its plan to build 12,000 housing units and one million square...

Original post made on Jun. 2, 2009
Last comment by Griffin McKinney, on Feb 12, 2010 at 6:32 pm | 3 comments | 1763 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Allied Arts Guild gives $110,000 to hospital

The Allied Arts Guild Auxiliary recently donated $110,000 to the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. The auxiliary...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by SF Auxiliary for LSPCH, on Feb 12, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1358 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woman found under bridge was daughter of former Portola Valley mayor; service Feb. 20

A memorial service for Megan Mitchell, 34, the daughter of former Portola Valley mayor Kent Mitchell and Jo Ann Mitchell,...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by Sympathetic Resident, on Feb 12, 2010 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2150 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Inglewood gang member arrested, suspected of raping runaway Menlo Park girl

An Inglewood gang member has been arrested on suspicion of raping a runaway girl from Menlo Park and holding her against...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by TB, on Feb 12, 2010 at 12:42 pm | 3 comments | 1604 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park sales tax receipts take dive

A key source of revenue for Menlo Park fell by 21 percent in the first quarter of the current fiscal year, making an already...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Feb 11, 2010 at 4:11 pm | 28 comments | 1729 Views

MENLO PARK

Running the city's the easy part

Glen Rojas left a rapidly expanding Southern California city for the shady confines of Menlo Park when he was hired as city...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 11, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 1215 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boys Varsity Basketball survive against Terra Nova

Coming off a shocking victory over previously undefeated Burlingame, the Menlo-Atherton Bears played inspired basketball...

Original post made by calfan on Feb. 10, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1662 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A protest planned in Palo Alto today at noon

Some 25 to 40 students from Menlo-Atherton High School are planning to show up to today at noon outside Gunn High School...

Original post made on Feb. 10, 2010
Last comment by Sal, on Feb 10, 2010 at 5:07 pm | 1 comment | 1530 Views

MENLO PARK

Gaylord's Site on El Camino

What's up with the Gaylord's site? Rumor has it that Infiniti Partners may have sold the property. The strange thing is that...

Original post made by Bob on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by concerned, on Feb 10, 2010 at 8:24 am | 1 comment | 1184 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: City takes another crack at landscaping ordinance designed to reduce water use

Menlo Park's City Council will continue to grapple with revisions to the city's water-efficient landscaping ordinance in...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by FedUp, on Feb 9, 2010 at 7:49 pm | 1 comment | 1234 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: No substance to Cargill charge

Cargill's breathless accusation that a Menlo Park City Council member and the environmental group Save the Bay were engaged...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2010
Last comment by Kristopher Crawley, on Feb 9, 2010 at 12:28 pm | 1 comment | 1215 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park backing off lawn size limit

Menlo Park appears to be backing off a controversial proposal to limit lawn size in new or rehabilitated landscaping projects...

Original post made on Feb. 5, 2010
Last comment by Right, on Feb 8, 2010 at 9:32 pm | 7 comments | 1472 Views
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