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AROUND TOWN

John Bentley cooks for a cause

John Bentley of John Bentley's restaurant in Woodside and Redwood City will be one of 10 Bay Area chefs to be featured at...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 22, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 1386 Views

MENLO PARK

Foreclosure plan rescued?

After tabling a plan that would keep homeowners who have defaulted on their mortgages out of foreclosure, Menlo Park may...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 22, 2009 at 1:49 pm | 2 comments | 1358 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Atherton, Menlo Park garden tour

Six gardens in Atherton and Menlo Park will be on the Master Gardeners "Advice to Grow By" educational garden tour from 11...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1449 Views

MENLO PARK

The best-laid plans ...

Indulge your inner city planner for a moment, and take a walk through a re-imagined downtown Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by My Experience, on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 1666 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Woodside riders worried over fate of horse trail

Woodside equestrians fear they are about to lose another key stretch of horse trail in town, thanks to a new owner's development...

Original post made on May. 12, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 18, 2009 at 9:15 pm | 2 comments | 3087 Views

WOODSIDE

Green Academy in works at Woodside High

Woodside High School is planning to install its new Green and Clean Academy in a highly-rated green building that would make...

Original post made on Jun. 11, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 18, 2009 at 9:11 pm | 2 comments | 2302 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Workshop on downtown's future

Residents are invited to attend a key community workshop to help plan downtown Menlo Park, and the stretch along El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 18, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1288 Views

SPORTS

Bulls win M-A Little League AAA Division

The Bulls defeated the Scappers, 14-1, on June 7 to secure the 2009 Menlo-Atherton Little League AAA championship at Tom...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Vincent Santoscoy, on Jun 18, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 2340 Views

SPORTS

Mike’s Café Wins 2009 M-A Little League Majors Division

Mike’s Café won a hard fought game 11-10 vs. Draeger’s to capture the 2009 Menlo-Atherton Little League Majors championship...

Original post made by michael kardos on Jun. 10, 2009
Last comment by Vincent Santoscoy, on Jun 18, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 2 comments | 3119 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Graduation is big payoff for mentor

I have to share some terrific news. Four youths from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula, whom I have been mentoring...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Heldman admirer, on Jun 18, 2009 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 2198 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mandatory water rationing unlikely

Officials of both the Menlo Park Municipal Water District and the California Water Service Co. (Cal Water), which also serves...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by huston3, on Jun 17, 2009 at 11:43 am | 9 comments | 1872 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbara Wood: Letter to my daughter, after her last race

To my dear daughter, Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8179 posted Wednesday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Anne Hillman, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1673 Views

MENLO PARK

Residents and Business Owners Take Heed

The Menlo Park El Camino/Downtown Specific Plan continues to move forward. The eventual outcome will shape our town for the...

Original post made by Clark Kepler on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Gail Slocum, on Jun 16, 2009 at 7:18 pm | 15 comments | 6550 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: New motion filed in Jackling House litigation

With a new demolition permit in the offing from the Woodside Town Council, defenders of the 1920s-era Jackling House are...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2009
Last comment by M.Kelley, on Jun 16, 2009 at 4:37 pm | 6 comments | 2469 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest Charter Campus on RCSD site

I see a win win situation on this subject. Everest needs a centrally located campus. Redwood City Elementary will create...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jun 16, 2009 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1989 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Library supporters fear impact of new gym

The Friends of the Menlo Park Library and the library community learned last week that the preferred building site of the...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Still Not Buying What You're Selling!, on Jun 16, 2009 at 1:08 pm | 12 comments | 2113 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big day at La Entrada

Dressed up for La Entrada's eighth-grade graduation and the dance following are, from left, Emily Westerfield, Victoria Mauett...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jay Leno, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 2477 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Cyclist seeks to heal rifts with drivers

It's so easy to elicit sighs of exasperation from officials in towns such as Woodside and Portola Valley and the law enforcement...

Original post made on Jun. 5, 2008
Last comment by Cyclone, on Jun 15, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 23 comments | 3869 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Menlo police officers, sergeants agree to renegotiate contracts

Menlo Park police officers and sergeants have agreed to scale back or defer scheduled pay raises, City Manager Glen Rojas...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Jun 15, 2009 at 9:34 pm | 64 comments | 2634 Views

AROUND TOWN

Short sales: boon or burden?

In real estate, a short sale occurs when the homeowner sells a property for less than the mortgage -- and the lender agrees...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by , on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:13 am | 1 comment | 1827 Views
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