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Josh Becker zooms ahead in cash raised

Spurred by hefty contributions from entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and technologists, Josh Becker has taken a commanding...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by Money Means Nothing, on Mar 23, 2010 at 3:14 pm | 2 comments | 1312 Views

AROUND TOWN

People: Farewell to gold fever

When it came time to sign on the dotted line for another five-year lease at Timothy Fidge & Co. jewelry store in downtown...

Original post made on May. 3, 2008
Last comment by dot clark, on Mar 23, 2010 at 1:04 pm | 4 comments | 2973 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report: Larry Ellison wants to buy Warriors

The Golden State Warriors are for sale -- and Oracle Corp. CEO Larry Ellison has already made it well known he wants to buy...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2010
Last comment by happy resident, on Mar 23, 2010 at 9:01 am | 1 comment | 1142 Views

FICTION

Kepler's Bestsellers as of March 21, 2010

Hardcover Fiction 1 Spellwright Blake Charlton 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 So Much For That Lionel Shriver 4 Lacuna Barbara...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2245 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: 6-run Fifth Inning Helps M-A Defeat Sacred Heart Prep, 11-9

Trailing by four runs entering the fifth inning, Menlo-Atherton staged a six-run rally to take the lead and never looked...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1562 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Schools boards vote on layoffs

Tonight, Wednesday, March 10, school boards in Portola Valley and Menlo Park are slated to vote on teacher layoffs and other...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2010
Last comment by Hillview, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:15 pm | 13 comments | 2194 Views

ATHERTON

Opinion on Atherton police review board vote

Opinion Piece: Wrong Questions and Wrong Answers Regarding Citizen Police Review in Atherton by Jonathan Buckheit, Atherton...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Yadda Yah, on Mar 22, 2010 at 4:17 pm | 5 comments | 2040 Views

AROUND TOWN

Calls to Eshoo mostly in favor of health overhaul

As President Barack Obama and Congressional leaders continued twisting arms for votes, U.S. Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Steve, on Mar 22, 2010 at 3:33 pm | 4 comments | 1340 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys make tennis history with a title

Members of the Menlo boys' tennis team rush onto the court to congratulate senior Jamin Ball (far right) after his victory...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Jeff Healey, on Mar 22, 2010 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton forecast: severe problems ahead

Atherton's five-year budget forecast is in, and the future looks grim for the town. The town's finance director is projecting...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2010
Last comment by problem solved, on Mar 22, 2010 at 10:09 am | 11 comments | 1725 Views

MENLO PARK

Let's play gas price!

Ever notice that the four gas stations on El Camino in Menlo Park from Middle to Valpariso seem to always have the same gas...

Original post made by collusion on Mar. 22, 2010
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 22, 2010 at 9:51 am | 1 comment | 1124 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School parcel tax rebuttal arguments due March 4

Ballot argument rebuttals for the May 4 parcel tax elections for the Menlo Park City and Portola Valley school districts...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
Last comment by Parent of school aged children, on Mar 22, 2010 at 7:49 am | 18 comments | 1957 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park, Portola Valley school districts likely to seek parcel tax measures this spring

Voters may be asked to help shore up the budget at two local school districts. Both Portola Valley and the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Feb. 1, 2010
Last comment by Parent of school aged children, on Mar 22, 2010 at 7:43 am | 7 comments | 1560 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala's Fate

Charles Marsala asked a resident who was involved in a lawsuit with Atherton for $500,000. What needs to happen now? Should...

Original post made by Almanac Protecting Marsala on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2010 at 6:21 am | 13 comments | 1676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school colleagues honor Diane Tavenner with statewide award

Diane Tavenner, co-founder of Summit Prep and Everest public charter high schools, received a leadership award from the state...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2010
Last comment by Simple Simon, on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:18 pm | 27 comments | 5180 Views

ATHERTON

Town of Atherton Buys Almanac's Silence

In this week's (March 17) Almanac the Town of Atherton in the single largest advertiser with ads on page 3 (quarter page),...

Original post made by Watch Dog on Mar. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 21, 2010 at 9:34 pm | 11 comments | 1462 Views

ATHERTON

Resident: Councilman asked for $500,000 loan

A man who is suing Atherton in federal court said that Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala asked him for a $500,000 personal...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2010
Last comment by resident, on Mar 21, 2010 at 10:03 am | 4 comments | 1425 Views

SPORTS

M-A Boy's Varsity Lacrosse

The M-A Bears clawed their way from a 5-1 deficit at half-time to come within 1 of the Saratoga Falcons with less than a...

Original post made by Wendy Rohn on Mar. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1469 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Drops Seesaw Battle to Washington (S.F.), 12-9

Menlo-Atherton generated a season-high 12 hits but couldn’t overcome four costly errors in dropping a 12-9 decision to Washington...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 20, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1801 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Two suspects arrested in shooting at Boys & Girls Club field in East Palo Alto

Police arrested two suspects Friday and are looking for a third person of interest in a shooting at the Boys & Girls...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2010
Last comment by Hmmm, on Mar 20, 2010 at 7:10 pm | 1 comment | 1310 Views
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