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MENLO PARK

New gym: Is green certification worth $250,000?

Menlo Park will spend a quarter-million dollars to certify its new gym as environmentally friendly. Is it worth it? Read...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by do the math, on Aug 5, 2009 at 5:21 am | 22 comments | 1985 Views

ATHERTON

Covering the community for 40 years

Before receiving that telephone call back in 1969, Marion Softky had never dreamed of having a second career as a journalist...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 4, 2009 at 10:24 pm | 1 comment | 2069 Views

MENLO PARK

For some, gym decision pitted athletes v. library patrons

Menlo Park's decision to place a new gymnasium near the library in the Civic Center complex has set up an opposition reminiscent...

Original post made on Jul. 31, 2009
Last comment by Scott Lohmann, on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:22 pm | 5 comments | 1612 Views

MENLO PARK

Cohen: standing alone on gym issue

Amid general enthusiasm among City Council members for a project to build a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex,...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by It Takes One To Know One!, on Aug 4, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 24 comments | 2195 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Reflective dome over hockey rink irks neighbors

The dome enclosing Sun Microsystems Chairman Scott McNealy's 7,000-square-foot hockey rink is reflecting too much sunlight,...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Ian, on Aug 3, 2009 at 11:42 pm | 12 comments | 3134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of August 2, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Girl Who Played With Fire - Stieg Larsson 2 Help - Kathryn Stockett 3 Defector - Daniel Silva 4 Zeitoun -...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1337 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Sequoia district superintendent finds critics' charge 'shameful'

The continued misrepresentation that the Sequoia district would impede in any way the success of any student is, in a word,...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 3, 2009 at 8:31 am | 22 comments | 2343 Views

MENLO PARK

CalTrain horn noise increased -- many complaints

I copy below a news release issued by CalTrain in response to many complaints about increased horn noise. I take great...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by west menlo resident, on Aug 1, 2009 at 8:20 am | 4 comments | 2515 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail Town Hall meeting by Rep. Eschoo re-scheduled

Representative Anna Eschoo has rescheduled the cancelled town hall meeting. The new date is: High Speed Rail Town...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Aug. 1, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1333 Views

MENLO PARK

Cohen: standing alone on gym issue

Councilman Andy Cohen explains why he abstained in decision to build a new gymnasium in Menlo Park, saying he was the only...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by coach, on Jul 30, 2009 at 5:34 pm | 6 comments | 1349 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo, Simitian to talk high-speed rail (NOTE: Meeting has been canceled)

State Sen. Joe Simitian will join Congresswoman Anna Eshoo at a meeting in Menlo Park on Saturday to discuss the California...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2009
Last comment by Spokker, on Jul 30, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 14 comments | 1699 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Today: Lyme disease program in Woodside

Lyme disease, the bacterial infection spread through the bites of ticks, can be a big problem for residents and visitors...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2009
Last comment by Earle Jones, on Jul 30, 2009 at 12:31 pm | 1 comment | 1778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest files lawsuit against district

In a lawsuit filed in San Mateo County Superior Court on July 20, Everest High School officials allege illegal behavior on...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by a retired teacher, on Jul 30, 2009 at 8:28 am | 4 comments | 1937 Views

SPORTS

Sportsmanship award winners named

Every year in the M-A Little League, one player is chosen from each team (in each division except T-Ball) to receive the...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Hortencia Favila, on Jul 29, 2009 at 10:52 pm | 1 comment | 2206 Views

AROUND TOWN

Puppet Show at Atherton Library

The Atherton Library presents the annual Dad and Me @ the library event on Monday, August 3 at 7 pm, with a puppet show by...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1596 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dad and Me Puppet Show

The Atherton Library presents the annual Dad and Me @ the library event on Monday, August 3 at 7 pm, with a puppet show by...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1725 Views

MOVIES

Family Film at Atherton Library

Friday July 31st the Atherton library will be screening "Tale of Despereaux" at 7:00pm. Refreshments provided by the Friends...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 15957 Views

MENLO PARK

FBI agents arrest former SLAC employee

A former employee of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center was arrested Monday for allegedly destroying $500,000 worth of...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by Kinnibus, on Jul 29, 2009 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1474 Views

MENLO PARK

M-A's theater to open in October

There's no furniture in it yet and the insides are still "very dusty," but Menlo-Atherton High School's new performing arts...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2009
Last comment by Karen Busch, on Jul 29, 2009 at 10:32 am | 3 comments | 1210 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituaries

<I>Obituaries are based on information provided by mortuaries and family members.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8084...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2009
Last comment by David Rose, on Jul 29, 2009 at 9:41 am | 1 comment | 1480 Views
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