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MENLO PARK

County Wasting Dollars?

Why is San Mateo County wasting tens of thousands of dollars resurfacing Santa Cruz Ave between Sand Hill and the Alameda....

Original post made by Waste Not on Oct. 16, 2009
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OTHER TOPICS

Motorcyclists collide, suffer major injuries

Two Bay Area men suffered major injuries after their motorcycles collided on state Highway 84 east of Old La Honda Road...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Commoda Moto, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1466 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest Opinion: Menlo shops aid small businesses in East Africa

I've just had an education on Menlo Park's retail establishments. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8675...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1335 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Why commissioner voted for office, retail

<I>This letter from Menlo Park Planning Commissioner John Kadvany was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> I...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 16, 2009
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AROUND TOWN

Puttin' on the Ritz

It's big. It's bold. It certainly is bodacious. Perhaps the new performing arts center at Menlo-Atherton High School is also...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 15, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 1686 Views

AROUND TOWN

Family Yoga at Atherton Library

The library is hosting a family yoga program on Saturday, October 17th at 1 PM. Part of the One Book, One Community events....

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 15, 2009
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teen craft at Atherton Library

Teens and tweens ages 10 and up can attend a duct tape wallet craft program at the Atherton Library on November 5th at 3:30...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Oct. 15, 2009
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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 | 2125 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 | 2401 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 | 1781 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 | 1402 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 | 2110 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 | 1257 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
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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 | 2028 Views

OTHER TOPICS

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

The award of this year’s 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 | 10541 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 | 2906 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 | 1363 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 | 1643 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
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Early Decision Blues
By John Raftrey and Lori McCormick | 0 comments | 2,276 views

One night only: ‘Occupy the Farm’ screening in Palo Alto
By Elena Kadvany | 1 comment | 2,157 views

What Are Menlo Park’s Priorities?
By Erin Glanville | 37 comments | 1,513 views

Water Torture
By Paul Bendix | 1 comment | 500 views

Are you considering a remodel?
By Stuart Soffer | 1 comment | 209 views