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MENLO PARK

Guest Op from ex-mayor Paul Collacchi -- smart growth

Today's Almanac http://www.almanacnews.com/morguepdf/2009/2009_07_08.alm.section1.pdf page 23 -- (everyone should...

Original post made by old timer on Jul. 8, 2009
Last comment by also a participant, on Jul 10, 2009 at 5:04 pm | 15 comments | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district eyes staff pay cuts

An additional $3 million in budget cuts could lead to a shorter school year, staff furloughs and higher health insurance...

Original post made on Jul. 7, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Jul 10, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 8 comments | 2001 Views

AROUND TOWN

Reining event showcases equestrian skills

The 10th annual Reining By The Bay, a venue for riders and their mounts to showcase their skills and compete for $100,000...

Original post made on Jul. 10, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1335 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New bi-lingual spanish preschool

Hi folks, My toddler's preschool has a few openings and I wanted to help get the word out since high quality places are...

Original post made by Shameless plug for Spanish Preschool on Jul. 28, 2008
Last comment by Encinal Dad, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:49 am | 2 comments | 4391 Views

ATHERTON

Jury: Atherton public works supervisor not guilty of assault

A jury on July 2 returned verdicts of "not guilty" on misdemeanor counts of assault and battery against Atherton public works...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Problem, on Jul 10, 2009 at 10:38 am | 3 comments | 1766 Views

SPORTS

Free to the public: docent-led outdoor activities

Docents for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District have scheduled free outdoor activities in July, all taking place...

Original post made on Jul. 9, 2009
Last comment by Tom Davids, on Jul 9, 2009 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 1832 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Astro Wizard Show at Atherton Library

Dave Rodrigues (a.k.a. the AstroWizard) is a lecturer at Morrison Planetarium and at the California Academy of Sciences in...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1749 Views

AROUND TOWN

Astro Wizard

Dave Rodrigues (a.k.a. the AstroWizard) is a lecturer at Morrison Planetarium and at the California Academy of Sciences in...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Jul. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1354 Views

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 | 1472 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 | 1665 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 | 5052 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 | 1686 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 | 2175 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 | 2030 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 | 1381 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 | 2081 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
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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
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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 | 1401 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. 1269 Views
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