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MENLO PARK

Opinion vs facts on high-speed train

In recent weeks there have been a number of letters to the editor, "Viewpoint" opinions and high-speed rail articles in which...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Cassandra, on Oct 24, 2008 at 8:00 pm | 16 comments | 2358 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council candidates forum Wednesday

The League of Women Voters will hold a Menlo Park City Council candidates forum from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct....

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Hannah B, on Oct 23, 2008 at 7:58 pm | 21 comments | 1878 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: A strong resistance to Proposition 4

No matter how you feel about abortion, if you care about teen safety, you should vote no on Proposition 4. Read the full...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by killer, on Oct 23, 2008 at 6:29 pm | 19 comments | 2161 Views

OTHER TOPICS

'Sunset Unlimited': Lane family honored as history makers

When Laurence W. "Larry" Lane bought floundering Sunset magazine in 1928 for $60,000, he planted the seeds of more than pretty...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by Sue Purdy Pelosi, on Oct 23, 2008 at 4:23 pm | 1 comment | 3775 Views

OTHER TOPICS

No on 2! Cock-a-doodle-doo!

I have noticed that the opponents of much needed Proposition 2, a measure to end overcrowding of laying hens, pregnant...

Original post made by Meghan F. on Oct. 23, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1893 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1941 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1555 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Equality is key issue in Proposition 8 vote

No one in America should be a second class citizen. Denying gay and lesbian couples the same right to marry as heterosexual...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by What a Dunce, on Oct 23, 2008 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 1778 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program Searching for Mentors

The Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program is looking for mentors for our 11th grade students. We are in need of...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock On at Menlo-Atherton's Fashion Show

Come and support "Rock On" - the Menlo-Atherton High School Fashion Show! Gather some friends and rock and roll on Saturday,...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1850 Views

ATHERTON

McKeithen leads in campaign fundraising

In the race for two seats on the Atherton City Council, incumbent Kathy McKeithen edged out her challengers as the fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 22, 2008 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 2194 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board recommends NorCal over Allied Waste for garbage collection

A major fight is brewing over garbage franchises in central and south San Mateo County. NorCal Waste Systems of San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jim Elliot, on Oct 22, 2008 at 10:06 am | 7 comments | 2437 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lehman-related financial losses for schools larger than first thought

Financial losses have risen for school districts as a result of the county treasurer's reassessment of the local impact of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by a neighbor, on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:20 am | 7 comments | 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion alert issued in Portola Valley

The carcass of a partially consumed deer found in the front yard of a Portola Valley home Saturday morning prompted the San...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by 30-06, on Oct 21, 2008 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1838 Views

MENLO PARK

WHS teacher assault: Teen faces gang allegations

A preliminary hearing for a San Mateo teen charged with punching a Woodside High School teacher in the face in November was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1924 Views

SPORTS

Kenny Diekroeger signs to play baseball for Stanford By Colin Becht

This winter, when many high school seniors will be scrambling to finish their college applications, Kenny Diekroeger will...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Steve Widtfeldt & Family, on Oct 21, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2584 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Pellet gun use may be restricted in Portola Valley

The Portola Valley Town Council has scheduled a discussion and possible action on an amendment that would add pellet guns...

Original post made by David Boyce on Oct. 20, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2405 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Noise from the neighbors: Let's talk, says town

Noise from the neighbors and what to do about it will be the focus of one or more community workshops, perhaps a series of...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by Maggie, on Oct 19, 2008 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 2770 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac returns to mail delivery

Beginning with the Oct. 22 edition, residents will once more receive the print edition of The Almanac in the mailbox, rather...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Also hates litter, on Oct 18, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 4 comments | 1879 Views
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