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MENLO PARK

M-A grad on a Latin American mission

Jessica Parlanti is on a mission. She is hoping to raise $20,000 to fund a program to improve the lives of Afro-Ecuadorians...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Melanie Case, on Jul 9, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1632 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local woman named among top 100 financial advisers

Barron's magazine named financial adviser Hilary Giles of Portola Valley to the 2009 list of the top 100 financial advisers...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by William Hogarth, on Jul 9, 2009 at 2:39 am | 1 comment | 1828 Views

ATHERTON

High-speed rail issue draws a crowd

How do you pack the room at the annual Atherton Civic Interest League meeting? Put a discussion of the California High Speed...

Original post made on May. 29, 2009
Last comment by confused, on Jul 8, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 45 comments | 7054 Views

MENLO PARK

Construction under way at Menlo Park VA

The Menlo Park VA expects to complete several construction and renovation projects by the end of the year, aimed at expanding...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by , on Jul 8, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1937 Views

WOODSIDE

Two days of ticketing targets stop sign, cell phone scofflaws

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office and nearby police departments visited Portola Valley and Woodside on...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jul 8, 2009 at 12:42 pm | 2 comments | 2372 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ex-Atherton cop in golf club case cops a plea

Former Atherton police officer Clark Yee has pleaded no contest to a felony charge of filing a false police report about...

Original post made on Jul. 18, 2008
Last comment by in the know, on Jul 8, 2009 at 8:05 am | 4 comments | 2258 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chili's in Menlo Park closing this week

The Chili's restaurant in Menlo Park is closing this week, a spokeswoman has confirmed. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8262...

Original post made on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by Bobby Flayed, on Jul 8, 2009 at 7:39 am | 1 comment | 1508 Views

MENLO PARK

How will new gym impact Civic Center?

Menlo Park's Planning Commission will review on Monday, June 29, an environmental impact report on a new city gymnasium proposed...

Original post made on Jun. 26, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jul 7, 2009 at 2:46 pm | 26 comments | 2284 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Fun Night at Atherton Library

A community fun night will be held Friday July 10th at the Atherton Library. Games, including the Wii, will be available...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Musical Storytime at Atherton Library

Family musical storytime returns with our wonderful guitar player Ron! 2nd and 4th Thursday at 4 PM in July and August. July...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 7, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1537 Views

MENLO PARK

City Council Meeting Canceled

The Menlo Park City Council meeting hqs been canceled tonight. Instead there will be a gaila celebration for the 50th anniversary...

Original post made by Boris Pasternak on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by Emma Goldman, on Jul 7, 2009 at 9:05 am | 2 comments | 1479 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of July 5, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Thing Around Your Neck - Chimamanda Adichie 2 Help - Kathryn Stockett 3 Cutting For Stone - Abraham...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Jul. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1377 Views

ATHERTON

New Atherton rule: Is aim to stifle dissent?

Members of a city council might detest each other in private, but they usually manage to keep things civil in public, at...

Original post made on Jul. 5, 2009
Last comment by On-point comment, on Jul 6, 2009 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 1985 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton staff testify to sexual harassment by public works supervisor Troy Henderson

Atherton Sgt. Kristin Nichols and former town employee Lois English testified Tuesday to numerous incidents of sexual harassment...

Original post made on Jul. 1, 2009
Last comment by songwriter, on Jul 5, 2009 at 2:08 pm | 26 comments | 3370 Views

AROUND TOWN

Obituary: Eva Spitz-Blum: psychologist, rancher, researcher

Eva Maria Spitz-Blum of Ladera, a psychologist who did research around the world on folklore, shamanism, alcohol and drugs,...

Original post made on Jun. 30, 2009
Last comment by Richard Vaughan, on Jul 5, 2009 at 9:56 am | 2 comments | 1876 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police officer exonerated in 'theft'

There is "no foundation" for an allegation of theft against an Atherton police officer, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by john p johns, on Jul 5, 2009 at 9:08 am | 16 comments | 2882 Views

AROUND TOWN

Documentary salutes Pete McCloskey

A documentary on the life and career of former congressman Pete McCloskey will run on KQED-TV (Channel 9) on Sunday, July...

Original post made on Jul. 2, 2009
Last comment by More on Pete, on Jul 4, 2009 at 6:43 pm | 2 comments | 1831 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton dips into reserves with $17 million town budget

Atherton is trimming staff, cutting expenses, and dipping into its reserve fund to make ends meet in the fiscal year beginning...

Original post made on Jun. 25, 2009
Last comment by Oh ya, on Jul 4, 2009 at 11:58 am | 15 comments | 2245 Views

ATHERTON

Parcel tax for Redwood City schools fails

Measure E, a parcel tax to support the Redwood City School District, failed to win the necessary two-thirds vote it needed...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2009
Last comment by Bob Becktel, on Jul 3, 2009 at 11:22 pm | 16 comments | 2318 Views

SPORTS

Documentary salutes Pete McCloskey

Filmmaker Rob Caughlan spent eight years trying to pack an account of the life and career of Pete McCloskey into his allotted...

Original post made on Jul. 3, 2009
Last comment by John C. Chendo, on Jul 3, 2009 at 4:48 am | 1 comment | 3835 Views
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