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AROUND TOWN

Steven Chu speaks in Menlo Park on U.S. energy future

U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is coming to Menlo Park Friday to talk about his vision for the country's energy future. Read...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Friend of dept. of energy, on Jul 1, 2009 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 1444 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Nancy Gilliland performs at Marqs in Menlo

Vocalist and pianist Nancy Gilliland performs tonight (June 30) at 6 p.m. at Marqs in Menlo, 1143 Crane St. in Menlo Park....

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Greta, on Jun 30, 2009 at 4:36 pm | 1 comment | 2092 Views

OTHER TOPICS

U-Pick weekends at Webb Ranch through July 5

People are invited to pick their own berries at Webb Ranch, located off Alpine Road near Interstate 280, for three weekends...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Melody, on Jun 30, 2009 at 3:38 am | 1 comment | 1546 Views

MENLO PARK

Can't park in front of your own home?

One Menlo Park resident received a rude surprise recently, when she was slapped with a $45 ticket for parking in front of...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by Almanac editor, on Jun 29, 2009 at 9:37 pm | 2 comments | 1447 Views

SPORTS

Partners team wins Little League championship

The Partners team of the Alpine-West Menlo Little League Majors Division faced as formidable a challenge as it had all season...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2009
Last comment by matt johnston, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:35 pm | 1 comment | 2422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers $124 million in 'community benefits' for hospital expansion

New bike lanes, an expanded shuttle service and a $23.1 million payment for affordable housing are all items the Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Why Unions?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 1941 Views

MENLO PARK

Best Laid Plans Sabotaged

The June 17 Almanac article, The Best Laid Plans states that “Morris Brown interprets the referendum drive on the four-story...

Original post made by Watchful Eye on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by OK, so now..., on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 29 comments | 1827 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Brad Blocker of Portola Valley dies in skiing accident

Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday for Brad W. Blocker, 48, of Portola Valley, who died Friday following a skiing...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2008
Last comment by Patrick McDavid, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:02 pm | 35 comments | 6019 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside weighs demo permit for Steve Jobs

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday, June 23, will consider issuing a second demolition permit for the Jackling house,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 29, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 7 comments | 2424 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of June 28, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 2 Shanghai Girls Lisa See 3 Gone Tomorrow Lee Child 4 Short...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jun. 29, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1334 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council members accuse colleagues of censorship

Two members of the Atherton City Council are accusing their colleagues of censorship for making it harder to place issues...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by red herring, on Jun 28, 2009 at 9:42 pm | 20 comments | 2826 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District raises concerns about school site

Officials from the Sequoia Union High School District are criticizing the efforts of Everest Public High School to set up...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 28, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 52 comments | 3254 Views

ATHERTON

Trial starts for Atherton employee accused of battery

Opening arguments are set for 9:45 a.m. on Monday, June 29, for the trial of Atherton public works supervisor Troy Henderson....

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by disgusted, on Jun 28, 2009 at 1:01 pm | 11 comments | 2163 Views

MENLO PARK

Will parking for gym push out library patrons?

As plans progress for a new gymnasium in Menlo Park's Civic Center complex, some residents are arguing that the Civic Center...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by oldtimer, on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:55 pm | 9 comments | 1680 Views

MENLO PARK

Forum on 'grand boulevard' Saturday

Efforts to turn El Camino Real into a "grand boulevard" from Daly City to San Jose will be the topic of discussion at the...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Been Round the Block, on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:49 am | 3 comments | 1406 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Frustration surfaces over reliance on consultants

The familiar complaint that Menlo Park would rather study a problem than fix it has come whistling through the city again,...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2009
Last comment by Confusedby Hank, on Jun 27, 2009 at 11:57 am | 23 comments | 1716 Views

MENLO PARK

Mystery in Sharon Park: Who hacked down trees?

One man's quest to encourage new trees to grow at Sharon Park took a strange turn when someone apparently took a chainsaw...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Andy Stern, on Jun 27, 2009 at 10:20 am | 4 comments | 1518 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbara Wood: Letter to my daughter, after her last race

Barbara Wood, in her "Dispatches from the home front" column, writes a letter to her daughter upon her graduation from Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Joan Abrams, on Jun 27, 2009 at 6:29 am | 4 comments | 2019 Views

AROUND TOWN

Dr. William Ayres Trial

The trial of Dr. William Ayres has been going on for the last several weeks now. Recently one victim who used to live in...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by Charlie, on Jun 26, 2009 at 11:24 pm | 1 comment | 1530 Views

MENLO PARK

Stanford reps face questions on Rice, El Camino

Should the U.S. government investigate whether Condoleezza Rice and other Bush administration officials violated the Constitution?...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Are You Kidding Me?, on Jun 26, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 20 comments | 1767 Views
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