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MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Downtown plan a disaster in the making?

The Menlo Park City Council has confirmed the outline for a specific plan for downtown and El Camino Real and reaffirmed...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by reality bites, on Nov 13, 2009 at 4:10 pm | 6 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

White House nominates Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to U.N. ambassadorship

The White House on Monday, Nov. 9, announced the nomination of Portola Valley resident Eileen Chamberlain Donahoe to the...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by WhoRUpeople, on Nov 13, 2009 at 2:40 pm | 14 comments | 2193 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Menlo Park to hold special meeting

The city of Menlo Park has scheduled an additional closed session meeting to discuss negotiations with its non-police employee...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joy Koso, on Nov 13, 2009 at 1:47 pm | 2 comments | 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Fiddler on the Roof' comes to Woodside

It truly takes a village to put on "Fiddler on the Roof," the full-blown Broadway musical being staged by the Woodside Community...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2009
Last comment by Darrell Batchelder, on Nov 13, 2009 at 12:24 pm | 5 comments | 1732 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Imagine Menlo 30 years from now

Does anyone remember what downtown Menlo Park looked like in the 1940s, the 50s and the 60s? Were the stores on Santa Cruz...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by my view, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:34 pm | 3 comments | 1287 Views

MENLO PARK

Your own backyard

As raising chickens returns to vogue, local people forge a new relationship with key food source. ==B Picture:== Kung Pao,...

Original post made on Nov. 5, 2009
Last comment by Willows parent, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:17 pm | 3 comments | 1432 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huge health care benefit for Fire Board Directors- why???

At it's 17 November meeting the Fire Board will consider reaffirming a policy which states: "3. Board members may ...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 12, 2009 at 12:02 pm | 4 comments | 1278 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High football lights: a permanent fixture?

The temporary lights brought in by Menlo-Atherton High for last week's M-A vs. Sacred Heart Prep football game proved so...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Allen Moench, on Nov 12, 2009 at 10:11 am | 4 comments | 1737 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Comment sought on open space plan

The public is invited to a hearing on Thursday, Nov. 12, to comment on a 30-year master plan being considered for the La...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Leigh Ann Maze, MROSD, on Nov 12, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1623 Views

SPORTS

Three top area athletes are headed to Stanford University next year

Three Stanford men's teams could very well be strengthened next fall by the addition of three top area athletes who have...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2009
Last comment by bigger stanford fan, on Nov 12, 2009 at 8:11 am | 3 comments | 1997 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should Town Square permit anonymous posters?

Having participated in a lot of discussion threads I am concerned about the negative impact of anonymous posters on the stated...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Nov. 6, 2009
Last comment by Alan Miller, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:50 pm | 46 comments | 2588 Views

MENLO PARK

Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Benton...

Original post made on May. 27, 2009
Last comment by sam, on Nov 11, 2009 at 8:02 pm | 40 comments | 3203 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park baker wins $10K in Cake Challenge

BethAnn Goldberg, who bakes amazing cakes in her Studio Cake shop in the Willows neighborhood of Menlo Park, whipped up an...

Original post made on Nov. 11, 2009
Last comment by Richard Hine, on Nov 11, 2009 at 4:07 pm | 2 comments | 1399 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holiday Jingle & Mingle Benefit

Family Service Agency of San Mateo Countyís Hillsborough Auxiliary welcomes the public to deck their halls at Holiday Jingle...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Nov. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1304 Views

MENLO PARK

Downtown plan a disaster in the making?

My article printed in the Nov 11th, Almanac http://www.almanacnews.com/morguepdf/2009/2009_11_11.alm.section1.pdf references...

Original post made by morris brown on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1355 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Palo Alto council stood up to union

The bold Palo Alto City Council should be commended for finally standing up to the SEIU. Even those who have been backed...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2009
Last comment by LOL, on Nov 10, 2009 at 7:57 pm | 2 comments | 1229 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration State of the Climate National Overview October 2009

This is directly from the NOAA web Site. All content is attributed to NOAA. Temperature Highlights - October 2009 The...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2439 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Wasted Tax Dollars on the San Mateo Chicken Police

I read the wonderful article, "Your Own Backyard," about the growing popularity of backyard chickens throughout the County....

Original post made by Jessica J. Holcombe on Nov. 9, 2009
Last comment by Frustrated, on Nov 10, 2009 at 12:33 pm | 5 comments | 2171 Views

ATHERTON

Your help is needed...

The San Mateo County Library is leading an effort to understand the current and future needs regarding the Atherton Library....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1555 Views

MOVIES

Movie Night at Atherton Library

Friday, November 13th at 7 PM, the library will be showing a Thanksgiving comedy, "What's Cooking?" This film is rated PG-13...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Nov. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 5391 Views
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