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MENLO PARK

Menlo Park school district grapples with overload of kindergarten signups

Call it too much of a good thing. The Menlo Park City School District's drive to get incoming kindergartners registered early,...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by flee or fight, on Mar 28, 2008 at 9:51 pm | 28 comments | 3936 Views

AROUND TOWN

Opening Weekend and Ranger-led Hike at Daniels Nature Center

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District will welcome spring and visitors of all ages to the Daniels Nature Center on the...

Original post made by Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District on Mar. 28, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2308 Views

MENLO PARK

City wasting our money again -- Green house offset

On Tuesday the City is going to consider purchasing offset credit for purchasing Green House Gas Emissions..... What a...

Original post made by disgusting on Mar. 22, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 28, 2008 at 4:02 pm | 27 comments | 4597 Views

FICTION

Menlo Park hires full-time 'community engagement' director

Cherise Brandell, a 19-year employee of Battle Creek, Michigan, has been hired as Menlo Park's "community engagement" director...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 28, 2008 at 2:59 pm | 1 comment | 5381 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fails to notify public of new laws, resident claims

For a couple of 28-year Atherton residents, timing is everything. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5901...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by Terence Kenney, on Mar 27, 2008 at 11:13 am | 1 comment | 2361 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest Opinion: Stray cat the best deal in town

By John Schulte Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5914 posted Wednesday, March 26,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2008
Last comment by Don, on Mar 26, 2008 at 2:34 pm | 1 comment | 2164 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Author responds to critique of high-speed rail

The three rail-related letters published last week show that the authors haven't done their homework. We should keep them...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 26, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 17 comments | 2299 Views

AROUND TOWN

Lowest Gasoline Price: Can You Beat This?

With gas prices approaching or exceeding $4.00 per gallon, and expected to go higher this summer, it behoves us to find the...

Original post made by Price Sensitive on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Out Smart Them, on Mar 26, 2008 at 11:04 am | 5 comments | 2246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

JOIN MENLO-ATHERTON H.S. SUPPORT "AMERICA'S PASTIME"

On Saturday, April 26th, join the Bears on Bettencourt Field for one of Menllo-Atherton High School's newest and fastest...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Mar. 22, 2008
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A BEARS WORK HARD TO TAKE CARE OF ONE OF OUR OWN

Once a Bear, ALWAYS a Bear!!! One of our graduates from the Class of 2007, Sergio Zamora, is battling skin cancer and, as...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Mar. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2287 Views

MENLO PARK

General Motors' auto mall plan in Menlo Park is stalled

General Motors' plans to build a Menlo Park auto mall have been put on hold. A GM spokesperson said the automaker is still...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2008
Last comment by give me a break, on Mar 21, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 4 comments | 2404 Views

FICTION

Former MP city manager ousted from manager post in Scottsdale

Jan Dolan, Menlo Park's city manager from 1990 to 2000, has been ousted from her post as city manager in Scottsdale, Arizona,...

Original post made on Mar. 20, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 20, 2008 at 3:43 pm | 1 comment | 5296 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sudden Oak Death

Last year it was the tanoaks; this year it's the live oaks. Oak trees are dying by the dozens in the woods of Woodside, Portola...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Agrifos, on Mar 20, 2008 at 9:10 am | 3 comments | 2492 Views

MENLO PARK

Examiner Peninsuala, stop "free" SF Examiner paper

The free "Examiner Peninsula" edition of the San Francisco Examiner keeps getting delivered to our West Menlo Park address,...

Original post made by Ebara on Jan. 27, 2008
Last comment by ebara, on Mar 20, 2008 at 7:16 am | 4 comments | 2395 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Daffodils by the thousands

About 14,000 daffodils live on Village Hill in Woodside, having been planted there by the Woodside Landscape Committee, and...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2008
Last comment by wild flower, on Mar 18, 2008 at 1:12 pm | 1 comment | 2164 Views

AROUND TOWN

Domestic worker sues Atherton couple for wages, allegedly illegal practices

A 69-year-old housekeeper has filed a federal lawsuit against an Atherton couple, charging them with illegal employment practices...

Original post made on Mar. 14, 2008
Last comment by Aghast, on Mar 18, 2008 at 10:16 am | 6 comments | 2572 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituaries

These obituaries are based on information provided by families and funeral homes. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5765...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2008
Last comment by Beth Blote, on Mar 17, 2008 at 11:40 pm | 1 comment | 2308 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's weekly best sellers - March 16, 2008

Hardcover Fiction Mudbound, Hillary Jordan Appeal, John Grisham People Of The Book, Geraldine Brooks Lush...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2155 Views

WOODSIDE

Dr. Burt Brent creates ears and animals

Anyone who has taken children — or been a child — at the San Francisco Zoo lately has likely delighted in watching...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2008
Last comment by Ina, on Mar 17, 2008 at 3:13 pm | 2 comments | 2794 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Red Currant bistro opens at Allied Arts

The Red Currant bistro is open for business at the Allied Arts Guild in Menlo Park. The proprietors are Nir and Ayellet Perry,...

Original post made on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by MPworkingMom, on Mar 17, 2008 at 2:56 pm | 8 comments | 4186 Views
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