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THE LOCAL DISH

Tonight: Candidates backing charter schools answer questions on school board election

Two candidates who support a public-education scene that includes robust charter schools are running for the governing board...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:00 pm | 2 comments | 4196 Views

MENLO PARK

Cargill proposal: City to consider taking a stand

Two Menlo Park City Council members and a former mayor are urging the city to take a stand against a project that would create...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Redwood City Port Opposes Cargill, on Oct 17, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 11 comments | 1867 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Bride of Frankenstein' in Menlo Park

The public is invited to join filmmaker and reference librarian Nick Szegda and book group leader Lauren John at the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Roman Polanksi, on Oct 17, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 1678 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Letter: Portola Valley measures support vital services

<I>This letter from Jon Silver, former Portola Valley councilman, was published in the Oct. 14, 2009, edition of The Almanac.</I> In...

Original post made by RHine@AlmanacNews.com on Oct. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2296 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Where were you when the Loma Prieta quake struck?

When the Loma Prieta earthquake struck on Oct. 17, 1989, I was on Caltrain, returning to San Francisco to watch the World...

Original post made by RHine@AlmanacNews.com on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by AC, on Oct 16, 2009 at 11:50 am | 11 comments | 1938 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 1333 Views

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 | 1493 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 | 1370 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
There are no comments yet. 1405 Views

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 | 1747 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
There are no comments yet. 1221 Views

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
There are no comments yet. 1580 Views

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 | 2156 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 | 2609 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 | 1824 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 | 1432 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 | 2174 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 | 1292 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. 1251 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 | 2087 Views
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