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Rep. Anna Eshoo endorses Obama; decision 'moves beyond gender or race'

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, has endorsed Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Her announcement today...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2008
Last comment by Isa Marcus, on May 25, 2008 at 11:53 am | 32 comments | 3082 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council race: Dobbie way out front in fundraising

The special election for the Atherton City Council is two months away, and one candidate has already done some serious fundraising. Read...

Original post made on May. 25, 2008
Last comment by D, on May 25, 2008 at 12:42 am | 1 comment | 2305 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial endorsements: Yes on Measure O; no on Proposition 98

<B>Vote yes on Measure O for parklands, open space Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6231...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Georgia Stigall, on May 23, 2008 at 12:51 pm | 1 comment | 2343 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Acrid smell smoke blankets Peninsula

An acrid smell of smoke from the massive Summit fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains has blanketed the Peninsula today. Firefighters...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Post once, proof twice, on May 23, 2008 at 11:54 am | 2 comments | 2423 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain conducts Rail Safety Relay

Caltrain officials held a Rail Safety Relay Wednesday morning to teach the community about safety and emphasize that tracks...

Original post made on May. 23, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on May 23, 2008 at 10:07 am | 1 comment | 2169 Views

ATHERTON

Cops arrest M-A students in Atherton burglary

Two Menlo-Atherton High School students confessed to taking about $2,000 in cash and other items from an Atherton home Tuesday,...

Original post made on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by Don't fence me in, on May 22, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 2 comments | 2381 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Ebay Founder Meg Whitman hosted McCain Fundraiser today

So glad I know to avoid using Ebay in the future. For the real McCain: "Less Jobs/More War" http://therealmccain.com/ ...

Original post made by TrueBlue on May. 22, 2008
Last comment by Fewer goofs/Better grammar, on May 22, 2008 at 5:45 pm | 1 comment | 2244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Hillview student says loss of trees, more traffic at Oak Knoll School would damage community

I was horrified to hear of the impending Oak Knoll plan and the implications that it would create. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2008
Last comment by Apostrophe Posse, on May 22, 2008 at 4:26 pm | 64 comments | 3400 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside teen dedicates CD to her dad; proceeds benefit pancreatic cancer research

Adriana Kwicinski of Woodside and her dad Larry Kwicinski, an avid outdoorsman, were dog sledding in the snow fields of his...

Original post made on May. 21, 2008
Last comment by Matt, on May 21, 2008 at 10:02 pm | 1 comment | 2605 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A BOYS’ SWIM TEAM TOPS THE COMPETITION IN THE CLASSROOM

On Saturday, May 17, the Menlo-Atherton High School Boys’ Varsity Swim team earned the prestigious honor of receiving the...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on May. 19, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2124 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - 5/18/08

Hardcover Fiction 1 Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri 2 Story Of A Marriage - Andrew Sean Greer 3 Careless In Red...

Original post made by Susan Lider on May. 19, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2030 Views

WOODSIDE

Wood chipping program under way

The annual wood chipping program has begun for residents of Portola Valley and Woodside. The idea behind the program is to...

Original post made by David Boyce on May. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2297 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wood chipping program under way

The annual wood chipping program has begun for residents of Portola Valley and Woodside. The idea behind the program is to...

Original post made by David Boyce on May. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2575 Views

MENLO PARK

TERC AT ENCINAL: TRACK TO A TRAINWRECK

BUILDING THE TEACHING EDULCATION RESOURCE CENTER (TERC) AT THE ENCINAL CAMPUS.SCHOOL CREATES MAJOR IRREVERSIBLE ENVIRONMENTAL...

Original post made by School Neighbors Coalition on May. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2031 Views

MENLO PARK

MP house nearly destroyed in three-alarm fire

A three-alarm fire that started in a car parked in a garage all but destroyed a house Thursday evening at the corner of Chateau...

Original post made on May. 16, 2008
Last comment by Crane st. resident, on May 16, 2008 at 2:49 pm | 2 comments | 2576 Views

AROUND TOWN

MP uses photos to catch red-light runners

Red-light runners beware: Menlo Park will start a trial run of its new red-light photo enforcement system on Tuesday, May...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by HeyMrAlmanac, on May 16, 2008 at 2:35 pm | 41 comments | 3034 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MENLO-ATHERTON CLASS OF 2010 PROVIDES AID TO OUR GLOBAL COMMUNITY

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on May. 16, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2322 Views

MENLO PARK

Traffic Calming Disaster on Linfield Drive

In case you haven't gone down the "new" stretch of Linfield Drive, two words of warning: WATCH OUT. Seems that the same...

Original post made by Here We Go Again on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by another neighbor, on May 15, 2008 at 8:59 pm | 21 comments | 2990 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council to take first look at 48-home project

Plans to build a high-density condo-commercial project at the site of the former Anderson Chevrolet truck lot on El Camino...

Original post made on May. 10, 2008
Last comment by enough, on May 15, 2008 at 8:48 pm | 22 comments | 2824 Views

MENLO PARK

MP Council OKs request for state funds for Derry project

Citing rising construction costs and subprime mortgage trends, the developers behind the proposed Derry condo-commercial...

Original post made on May. 14, 2008
Last comment by McMills, on May 14, 2008 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 2151 Views
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Getting High in Menlo Park
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As They Head Back To School, Arm Them With This
By Erin Glanville | 1 comment | 158 views