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MENLO PARK

Goats on benches

The photo of a goat peacefully resting on a bench at Sharon Hills Park has its bucolic aspects, but we who live here want...

Original post made by Joe on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Joe, on May 30, 2008 at 1:49 pm | 6 comments | 2352 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Acorn is gone!

They were knocking the building down this morning of the old Acorn Restaurant on El Camino. We used to love that place-...

Original post made by Tamara on May. 30, 2008
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OTHER TOPICS

Barbara Walters to sign her new book at Kepler's Saturday

Broadcaster Barbara Walters will be at Kepler's bookstore in Menlo Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 17, to sign her book, "Audition:...

Original post made on May. 30, 2008
Last comment by Robert, on May 30, 2008 at 12:24 am | 1 comment | 2194 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

'Holy Rollers' to race across America

Cycling fans have called Race Across America (RAAM) "the world's toughest bike race, " but that doesn't discourage the four-person...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Kelly Brieger, on May 29, 2008 at 7:31 pm | 1 comment | 2748 Views

AROUND TOWN

Redwood City Kicks Off Summer Events this Friday!

WOW! Redwood City is renowned for its incredible variety of FREE concerts and entertainment, featuring top-quality local...

Original post made by Jordana on May. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2055 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Reading starts June 1st at Atherton Library

The annual summer reading begins June 1st and runs through August. This year's reading program for pre-readers and elementary...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on May. 29, 2008
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OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Parks need our help on Election Day

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6306 posted Wednesday, May 28,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 29, 2008 at 10:27 am | 1 comment | 2055 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Hard work behind Measure O to enhance parks

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6304 posted Wednesday, May 28,...

Original post made on May. 29, 2008
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 29, 2008 at 10:22 am | 1 comment | 2134 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Loss of heritage trees at Oak Knoll School

This summer, most likely mid- to late-June, six heritage trees at Oak Knoll School in Menlo Park will be destroyed. During...

Original post made by Carol Taggart on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by just wondering, on May 28, 2008 at 8:47 pm | 12 comments | 3059 Views

MENLO PARK

'Homelessness' forum set for Wednesday

A panel of speakers will address the problem of homelessness at a "Healthy Communities" forum, set for 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Dave, on May 28, 2008 at 8:20 pm | 5 comments | 1976 Views

ATHERTON

Property rights battle takes center stage in Atherton council election

Lawsuits, youth sports and property rights were hot topics at a forum for Atherton council candidates sponsored by the Atherton...

Original post made on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jane Q Public, on May 28, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 2355 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park mayor to seek re-election

"I'm ready for another four years." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6295 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on May. 28, 2008
Last comment by Andy fan, on May 28, 2008 at 9:55 am | 3 comments | 2014 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Be sure to vote for Proposition 99

Editor: Peninsula voters need to be informed about two competing propositions on the state ballot that could have a profound...

Original post made by Andy Blue on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Pablo, on May 28, 2008 at 9:31 am | 2 comments | 2399 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Laurel Performance?

I just looked at the recently released API results for the Menlo Schools on the California Department of Education website....

Original post made by Curious Parent on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by momma, on May 27, 2008 at 10:46 pm | 1 comment | 2083 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 5/25/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. City Of Thieves - David Benioff 2. Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao - Junot Diaz 3. ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on May. 27, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2171 Views

MENLO PARK

Phillips Brooks School celebrates campus renovation

Phillips Brooks School has good reasons to celebrate after almost two years of renovation and construction on its leased...

Original post made on May. 27, 2008
Last comment by Sarah, on May 27, 2008 at 3:15 pm | 1 comment | 2335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meno-Atherton HS Industrial Arts Teacher Leads By Example--2008 Bike Commuter of the Year for San Mateo County

Menlo-Atherton Industrial Arts teacher, Mr. Mark Leeper, was named the San Mateo County Commuter of the Year by 511.org and...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on May. 27, 2008
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OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man commits suicide in Baylands

A Menlo Park man in his late 70s shot and killed himself Friday afternoon in a parking lot of Palo Alto's Baylands Nature...

Original post made on May. 24, 2008
Last comment by Jane, on May 26, 2008 at 5:08 pm | 4 comments | 2782 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Solar flare-up

On a sunny June day, a pair of Woodside firefighters are up on a roof inspecting the new photovoltaic system on a remodeled...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2007
Last comment by mitch higgins, on May 26, 2008 at 6:50 am | 4 comments | 2733 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rep. Anna Eshoo endorses Obama; decision 'moves beyond gender or race'

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Her announcement today...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Isa Marcus, on May 25, 2008 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 3166 Views
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