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MENLO PARK

Stanford drops plans for mall expansion

Stanford University has dropped its ambitious plan to expand the Stanford Shopping Center and to add a hotel to the mall...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2009
Last comment by Madison, on Apr 27, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 29 comments | 2017 Views

MENLO PARK

City should stay in child care business

Should the city of Menlo Park stay in the child care business for toddlers and preschool children as well as those who need...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Observant, on Apr 27, 2009 at 1:12 pm | 14 comments | 1546 Views

SPORTS

Redwood Hoosiers take basketball title

A scrappy band of seven players from the Redwood Hoosiers eighth-grade girls All-Net team claimed the National Junior Basketball...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by sweets, on Apr 27, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2418 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Volunteers starts new "Brain Stormers" program

As an extension of its 60 years of service to aging adults, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is adding a new activity-based program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1566 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews plan for abandoned dealership

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 20 comments | 2241 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV Town Center rated among top green projects

Portola Valley's new Town Center is one of the top 10 green building projects of the year, according to an environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Onnolee Trapp, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 3194 Views

MENLO PARK

Who is running the city of Menlo Park?

Last week's decision by the Menlo Park City Council to continue with abbreviated, "action" minutes of its own meetings is...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by Halle, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:34 pm | 2 comments | 1443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Two MP teens arrested in iPod robbery attempt

Two Menlo Park teenagers were arrested Wednesday afternoon after they tried to rob another teenager of his iPod near the...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Davis, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 4 comments | 1784 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MA's Big Bear Run Welcomes Alumni!

The 4th Annual Big Bear 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles) will commence at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 3. The first 50 M-A graduates to...

Original post made by Susan Mohr on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Weekend Warrior, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1892 Views

WOODSIDE

Is this going to work?

If Everest Public High School opens in September with 100 freshmen, as seems increasingly likely, the charter school may...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by woodsider, on Apr 23, 2009 at 8:14 pm | 4 comments | 2060 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car show, Wild Crush benefits on Saturday

The third annual America's Pastime Car Show will be held Saturday, April 25, at Menlo-Atherton High School, a benefit for...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Henry, on Apr 23, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 1456 Views

MENLO PARK

Controversial math books get go-ahead

The Menlo Park City School District is going ahead with plans to roll out new math textbooks in the fall, despite the vocal...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by Palo Alto Mom, on Apr 23, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 20 comments | 2199 Views

AROUND TOWN

Resident reports mountain lion sighting

A possible mountain lion sighting was reported in Woodside near the San Francisco State Fish and Game Refuge Wednesday night,...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1610 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A Freshmen Win Bronze Medal at U.S. Interscholastic Championship in Orienteering

During the 2008/9 season the Menlo-Atherton High School team beat last year’s champion Monta Vista High School from Cupertino...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Manfred Kopisch, on Apr 23, 2009 at 11:00 am | 2 comments | 1941 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Services for Cleora Reuscher Flegel on April 29

Cleora (Reuscher) Flegel, who with her husband Arthur Flegel opened Flegels furniture store in downtown Menlo Park some 55...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lee Duboc, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

ATHERTON

Councilman blasts report by grand jury

There's been no official response from Atherton to the April 6 San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury report advising the town...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by rich, on Apr 21, 2009 at 10:18 pm | 9 comments | 2286 Views

ATHERTON

Pedestrian, 15, struck in Atherton crosswalk

A Redwood City girl of about 15 ended up in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg on Monday, April 6, after she was hit by...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Mark Hochor, on Apr 21, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 15 comments | 2063 Views

AROUND TOWN

Amici's to move to Menlo Park

Menlo Park is getting a new pizzeria. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6745 posted...

Original post made on Aug. 29, 2008
Last comment by Billy Joe Bob, on Apr 21, 2009 at 6:48 pm | 2 comments | 1997 Views

MOVIES

Family Movie Night at Atherton Library

Friday, April 24th at 7:00 PM, the Atherton Library presents it's Final Friday Flick for April... a Disney princess classic...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Apr. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3645 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed limit lowered after death of cyclist

The death of a Menlo Park schoolteacher has prompted a lower speed limit on westbound Woodside Road at the intersection with...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by woodside needs more stop lights, on Apr 21, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2049 Views
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