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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest and Sequoia district gird for battle

Within days, attorneys for Everest Public High School, a new charter school set to open in September, are expected to sue...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 20, 2009 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1583 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ballot measures won't fill budget hole

If California voters defy expectations and pass the half-dozen propositions on the May 19 ballot, it will be a start toward...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by John Adams, on May 20, 2009 at 4:21 am | 1 comment | 1455 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Part of foreclosure plan in jeopardy

Menlo Park's City Council will review tonight three plans aimed at dealing with the foreclosure crisis in the Belle Haven...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1598 Views

MENLO PARK

Gym construction could start in fall

Construction could begin this fall on a new gymnasium that would change the look of Menlo Park's Civic Center complex — and...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Tom McDonough, on May 19, 2009 at 9:34 am | 14 comments | 1664 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Fare increases, cut in service likely for Caltrain

Caltrain riders are facing the possibility of a fee hike, a new fee for bringing a bicycle on board, and the elimination...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joan, on May 18, 2009 at 10:26 am | 12 comments | 1810 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside driver identified in accident that killed Portola Valley cyclist

The driver of the green 1995 Volvo that struck and killed Portola Valley resident and philanthropist Rodney Smith while he...

Original post made on May. 30, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:11 am | 18 comments | 3736 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Yet another cyclist dies from Sand Hill Road accident

The Mercury News is reporting that Deborah Johnson, a 54-year old Palo Alto business consultant, died Tuesday after a bike...

Original post made by Sean on Jul. 29, 2007
Last comment by Lee, on May 17, 2009 at 2:02 am | 13 comments | 4220 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain fare increases, cut in service likely

Caltrain riders are facing the possibility of a fee hike, a new fee for bringing a bicycle on board, and the elimination...

Original post made on May. 15, 2009
Last comment by Martin, on May 15, 2009 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 1629 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 2671 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Yolanda, on May 15, 2009 at 10:30 am | 5 comments | 1861 Views

ATHERTON

Marsala says town owes contractors fee refunds

An e-mail sent out by Atherton Councilman Charles Marsala urging builders to see if the town overcharged for their business...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Charles Marsala, on May 15, 2009 at 9:59 am | 3 comments | 2195 Views

MENLO PARK

Commission chair blasts council

The article Commission chair blasts council in the May 6th, Almanac,page 10, has the statement "They (referring...

Original post made by morris Brown on May. 5, 2009
Last comment by Patti Fry, on May 13, 2009 at 11:31 pm | 25 comments | 2013 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Letter: Rail tunnel fantasy should be discarded

Peninsula leaders need to give up their fantasy of a 30-mile tunnel for high-speed rail. This proposal is extremely fiscally...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by truth, on May 13, 2009 at 4:40 pm | 6 comments | 1912 Views

MENLO PARK

Photographer wins Global Health Council contest

Menlo Park photographer Mark Tuschman has won this year's photography contest held by the Global Health Council, an alliance...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by Avi, on May 13, 2009 at 2:52 pm | 1 comment | 1471 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Fifth-graders score high in Tech Museum challenge

A team of 5th graders from Encinal School won second place for overall solution in their age group at the Tech Museum of...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Daniel C., on May 12, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1664 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local towns look to influence high-speed rail design

As the agency that oversees the high-speed rail project begins to plan how high-speed trains will pass through the Peninsula,...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on May 12, 2009 at 3:58 pm | 1 comment | 1834 Views

AROUND TOWN

At Kepler's

Stephanie Cota of Menlo Park and Andreas Ramos of Palo Alto will talk at Kepler's bookstore on Wednesday, May 14, on their...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by Bob P, on May 12, 2009 at 12:35 pm | 2 comments | 1445 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of May 10, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tea Time For The Traditionally Built - Alexander McCall Smith 2 First Family - David Baldacci 3 Language...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 11, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1526 Views

MENLO PARK

Allied Arts' 'Flavors of the Garden' Saturday

"Flavors of the Garden," a day of food and wine tasting, music, entertainment, and children's activities, will be held from...

Original post made on May. 8, 2009
Last comment by Seeing Red, on May 11, 2009 at 11:04 am | 2 comments | 1498 Views

AROUND TOWN

Newspapers Commit Suicide

Friday morning the San Francisco Chronicle fired 30 people, without notice. Now the San Diego Union-Tribune is getting rid...

Original post made by Steve Frank on May. 11, 2009
Last comment by also jaded, on May 11, 2009 at 8:27 am | 2 comments | 1490 Views
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