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AROUND TOWN

Councils urge No vote on the high-speed rail

Just vote no. That's the message from Menlo Park and Atherton city council members regarding Proposition 1A, the high-speed...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Oct 2, 2008 at 3:55 pm | 4 comments | 1992 Views

MENLO PARK

Eshoo says why she voted for bailout bill

Calling it "as tough a vote I have ever taken in Congress," Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Palo Alto, said that she voted for the financial...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by i voted for anna, on Oct 2, 2008 at 10:56 am | 3 comments | 2173 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The Economy's Effect on the Mental Health of Families in Silicon Valley

As the unemployment rate in Silicon Valley sits at a four-year high and consumer prices continue to soar, many parents are...

Original post made by Adolescent Counseling Services on Oct. 2, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2347 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley woman shot by intruder

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are searching for a "very tall" man of unknown race in black clothing...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Carrie, on Oct 1, 2008 at 9:32 pm | 1 comment | 2910 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

POLICE CALLS

<I>This information is from the Atherton and Menlo Park police departments and the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office. Under...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by louise, on Oct 1, 2008 at 5:30 pm | 1 comment | 2700 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: 'Counterproductive' politics at play in Menlo Park?

Of late The Almanac has printed numerous letters espousing the "residentialist" future for Menlo Park, which another letter-writer...

Original post made on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Big Daddy, on Oct 1, 2008 at 11:51 am | 2 comments | 1955 Views

MENLO PARK

BRING BACK THE BENCH

I'm a frequent visitor to the Menlo Park Library, and every time I go there I am distressed anew to see the apparently homeless...

Original post made by Autumn Stanley on Oct. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2048 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Car visits Flegel's via front window

The top of a $10,000 inlaid Italian table was showered with broken glass at Flegel's Home Furnishings at 870 Santa Cruz Ave....

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Alice, on Sep 30, 2008 at 8:40 pm | 2 comments | 2062 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: King family drops lawsuit, will keep Tallwood house, for a price

For $10,000, Charles and Leslie King can resolve their dispute with Atherton over the fate of their new house on Tallwood...

Original post made on Oct. 24, 2007
Last comment by grant johnson, on Sep 30, 2008 at 4:49 pm | 3 comments | 2905 Views

MENLO PARK

Tunnel Vision

Steve Schmidt's Guest Opinion (9/30) highlights, yet again, his vision for a tunnel, and his vision only. At the moment,...

Original post made by Carla on Sep. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1928 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Mountain lions: Deputies patrol trails

The San Mateo County Sheriff's Department has begun deploying deputies on off-road motorcycles on trails in the hills in...

Original post made on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by Ron, on Sep 30, 2008 at 2:02 pm | 2 comments | 2615 Views

MENLO PARK

Is Art Dead In Menlo Park?

Palo Alto has it. So does Mountain View, Sunnyvale, Atherton and Redwood City. What do they have, and many other cities...

Original post made by Art Lover on Sep. 28, 2008
Last comment by budget conscious, on Sep 30, 2008 at 9:18 am | 9 comments | 2225 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Sept 28, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wrobleski 2. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Sep. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1839 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

'Willy Wonka' in Portola Valley

Helena Abbott, center, played Willy Wonka, with Alexandra Brieger, left, as Ms. Beauregarde, and Grace Brieger as Josephina...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Kelly Brieger, on Sep 26, 2008 at 2:06 pm | 1 comment | 2408 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Why are some students falling behind?

The latest STAR &#8212; standardized testing and reporting &#8212; results are in, and not surprisingly, the Menlo Park City...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2008
Last comment by Amy Cansada, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:34 am | 2 comments | 1912 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon project: what benefits for city?

Menlo Park developer David Bohannon wants to build a 1-million-square-foot hotel and office project off Independence and...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by Mackie, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:31 am | 5 comments | 1946 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Science whizzes head for national finals

Corte Madera's Christopher Sauer and Jonathan Zdasiuk are now finalists in the national middle school science competition,...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Elizabeth Root, on Sep 26, 2008 at 10:24 am | 5 comments | 2078 Views

SPORTS

Travel agrees with Vikings; football teams win four

Menlo-Atherton Vikings football teams ranged throughout the Bay Area with great success on Sunday, Sept. 21, winning four...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Jason Mouchawar, on Sep 25, 2008 at 6:39 pm | 1 comment | 2446 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson and SB 375 (The Steinberg Bill)

I would like to know whether or not Kelly Fergusson (as well as the other council members) support SB 375. I would like...

Original post made by Neighbor on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by steinberg no, on Sep 25, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 1847 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district rejects charter school bid

A bid to start another four-year charter high school, modeled closely on Summit Preparatory Charter High School, was rejected...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2008
Last comment by K, on Sep 25, 2008 at 11:14 am | 2 comments | 2078 Views
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