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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Sequoia district information officer was doing her job

<I>Note: This letter from Bettylu Smith was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, issue of The Almanac.</I> I proudly serve...

Original post made by rhine@AlmanacNews.com on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 15, 2009 at 10:50 am | 4 comments | 2101 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers' letters pushed board member to resign

A teachers' union letter-writing campaign to lobby Las Lomitas Elementary School District board members over stalled contract...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 2348 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Friday: March marks HIV awareness

An HIV Awareness March will begin at 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, in East Palo Alto. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=5071...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by stdslove, on Oct 14, 2009 at 1:54 am | 1 comment | 1728 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside may re-examine penalties for those who illegally cut down trees

A Woodside couple were in line for a $10,000 fine for having felled 10 trees on their Sand Hill Road property, but the Town...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Observer, on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 2 comments | 1376 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

With dreams of an acting career, Menlo-Atherton grad creates Web series

It's a peculiar kind of purgatory, the life of an actor trying to make it in Hollywood. Waiting in lobbies to audition, sitting...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by KimsNeighbor, on Oct 13, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 2072 Views

MENLO PARK

Flood warning in effect for creeks, streams

The National Weather Service this morning has issued an urban and small stream flood advisory for parts of San Mateo County...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by pjp, on Oct 13, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Best of Fall Fashion Show with NBC Anchor Diane Dwyer

Come view the must-have looks for fall modeled by Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Hillsborough Auxiliary at a...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Oct. 13, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1204 Views

WOODSIDE

Tuesday: Woodside could reconsider fines for those who illegally cut down trees

The Woodside Town Council meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Independence Hall. On the agenda is a discussion of its...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by AgeOfReason, on Oct 13, 2009 at 10:28 am | 2 comments | 1985 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Comment: absurd decision on Obama makes a mockery of the Nobel peace prize

The award of this yearís Nobel peace prize to President Obama will be met with widespread incredulity, consternation in many...

Original post made by Michael Binyon on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Ronald Kessler, on Oct 13, 2009 at 7:53 am | 15 comments | 9283 Views

WOODSIDE

Jobs tries to demolish historic mansion -- again

Steve Jobs is not a quitter. He's trying once again to get permission to tear down the historic Jackling house in Woodside....

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Don D'Anthony, on Oct 12, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 18 comments | 2842 Views

MENLO PARK

Approaching storm: sand bags available

The National Weather Service is warning that an especially potent storm is expected to move into the Bay Area late Monday....

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by Sam Sinnott, on Oct 12, 2009 at 4:29 pm | 3 comments | 1324 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-AthertonHigh School theater opens in style

In weekend celebrations, audiences got their first look inside the architecturally bold new theater at Menlo-Atherton High...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2009
Last comment by MP Booster, on Oct 12, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 1 comment | 1589 Views

FICTION

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of October 11, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Bang Ditto Amber Tamblyn 2 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 3 Help Kathryn Stockett 4 Girl Who Played With...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 12, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2501 Views

AROUND TOWN

Puttin' on the Ritz

Matthew Zito, principal of Menlo-Atherton High School, recently gave reporters a tour of the school's new theater, a $32...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by Catherine McMillan, on Oct 12, 2009 at 1:14 pm | 7 comments | 2250 Views

AROUND TOWN

Montreal Piano Phenom Mimi Blais Performs 10/28 in Menlo Park

Montrealís piano phenom Mimi Blais brings a special Halloween treat to her many Mid-Peninsula fans performing spine-tingling...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Oct. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1671 Views

AROUND TOWN

Update: Judge won't halt work on high-speed rail

Sacramento County Superior Court judge Michael Kenny ruled on Friday, Oct. 9, that he would allow work to proceed on the...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2009
Last comment by NOMOREWHINNING, on Oct 10, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 2 comments | 1189 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Collacchi invited to focus on his hometown

If Paul Collacchi, who has lived in Redwood City for some years now, is so interested in the environment, he should spend...

Original post made on Oct. 9, 2009
Last comment by hooray for paul, on Oct 9, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 1378 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Woodside High will rock with robots

Students with 36 teams will compete in a one-day robotics competition -- Cal Games for Robotics -- at Woodside High School...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2009
Last comment by WIldcat, on Oct 8, 2009 at 11:19 pm | 1 comment | 1866 Views

MENLO PARK

Collacchi challenges city on Bohannon project

A law firm representing former Menlo Park council member Paul Collacchi has sent a letter to the city of Menlo Park, challenging...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2009
Last comment by a survery, on Oct 8, 2009 at 8:12 pm | 16 comments | 3380 Views

MENLO PARK

Mysterious 11th-hour letter challenges legality of El Camino development

A mysterious letter challenging the legality of a new development project proposed for a parcel on El Camino Real arrived...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2009
Last comment by Interested, on Oct 8, 2009 at 12:38 pm | 7 comments | 1431 Views
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