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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Economy's Effect on the Mental Health of Families in Silicon Valley

As the unemployment rate in Silicon Valley sits at a four-year high and consumer prices continue to soar, many parents are...

Original post made by Adolescent Counseling Services on Oct. 2, 2008
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PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley woman shot by intruder

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are searching for a "very tall" man of unknown race in black clothing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Carrie, on Oct 1, 2008 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2952 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

POLICE CALLS

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by louise, on Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2760 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Counterproductive' politics at play in Menlo Park?

Of late The Almanac has printed numerous letters espousing the "residentialist" future for Menlo Park, which another letter-writer...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Big Daddy, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1984 Views

MENLO PARK

BRING BACK THE BENCH

I'm a frequent visitor to the Menlo Park Library, and every time I go there I am distressed anew to see the apparently homeless...

Original post made by Autumn Stanley on Oct. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2084 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Car visits Flegel's via front window

The top of a $10,000 inlaid Italian table was showered with broken glass at Flegel's Home Furnishings at 870 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Alice, on Sep 30, 2008 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2100 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: King family drops lawsuit, will keep Tallwood house, for a price

For $10,000, Charles and Leslie King can resolve their dispute with Atherton over the fate of their new house on Tallwood...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by grant johnson, on Sep 30, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 2972 Views

MENLO PARK

Tunnel Vision

Steve Schmidt's Guest Opinion (9/30) highlights, yet again, his vision for a tunnel, and his vision only. At the moment,...

Original post made by Carla on Sep. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1963 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lions: Deputies patrol trails

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has begun deploying deputies on off-road motorcycles on trails in the hills in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2664 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Art Dead In Menlo Park?

Palo Alto has it. So does Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Atherton and Redwood City. What do they have, and many other cities...

Original post made by Art Lover on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by budget conscious, on Sep 30, 2008 at 9:18 am | 9 comments | 2259 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Sept 28, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wrobleski 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 29, 2008
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Willy Wonka' in Portola Valley

Helena Abbott, center, played Willy Wonka, with Alexandra Brieger, left, as Ms. Beauregarde, and Grace Brieger as Josephina...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Kelly Brieger, on Sep 26, 2008 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2453 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why are some students falling behind?

The latest STAR &#8212; standardized testing and reporting &#8212; results are in, and not surprisingly, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Amy Cansada, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 1946 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon project: what benefits for city?

Menlo Park developer David Bohannon wants to build a 1-million-square-foot hotel and office project off Independence and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mackie, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 1970 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science whizzes head for national finals

Corte Madera's Christopher Sauer and Jonathan Zdasiuk are now finalists in the national middle school science competition,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Root, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2110 Views

SPORTS

Travel agrees with Vikings; football teams win four

Menlo-Atherton Vikings football teams ranged throughout the Bay Area with great success on Sunday, Sept. 21, winning four...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jason Mouchawar, on Sep 25, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 2506 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson and SB 375 (The Steinberg Bill)

I would like to know whether or not Kelly Fergusson (as well as the other council members) support SB 375. I would like...

Original post made by Neighbor on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by steinberg no, on Sep 25, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1869 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district rejects charter school bid

A bid to start another four-year charter high school, modeled closely on Summit Preparatory Charter High School, was rejected...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by K, on Sep 25, 2008 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 2114 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Why I'm voting against the High Speed Rail Initiative

California voters are being asked this November to vote on a $10 billion dollar bond to support the initial design of a high-speed...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Sep 25, 2008 at 8:34 am | 3 comments | 1864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside Priory teacher hits the books in Africa

In my role as physics teacher at Woodside Priory School, I have thought a lot about teaching a universe of children; not...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Bill Shu, on Sep 24, 2008 at 6:43 pm | 1 comment | 2176 Views
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