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Styrofoam food containers banned at county facilities

Starting July 1, Styrofoam food containers are out — at least in food facilities operated by San Mateo County, or on...

Original post made on May. 6, 2008
Last comment by Wondering, on May 7, 2008 at 1:59 pm | 2 comments | 2349 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside struggles to find bike committee members

It's easy to find bicyclists in Woodside. They're everywhere on the winding forested roads of this town that prizes its rural...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Long time Woodsider, on May 7, 2008 at 1:56 pm | 22 comments | 3161 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: $8 million for gym, with strings

The disclosure last week that an anonymous donor has offered the city of Menlo Park $8 million or more toward building a...

Original post made on May. 2, 2008
Last comment by Truth be told, on May 7, 2008 at 11:52 am | 5 comments | 1910 Views

SPORTS

MVLA Avalanche Win Back-to-Back State Championship

The local MVLA Avalanche U15 Girls Soccer Team won their second consecutive Cal-North State Cup Championship last Saturday...

Original post made by Gabe Foo on May. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2558 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - March 30, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1 Our Story Begins - Tobias Wolff 2 Mudbound - Hillary Jordan 3 Appeal - John Grisham ...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Mar. 31, 2008
Last comment by www.TheBayAreaIntellect.com, on May 5, 2008 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 2200 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - May 4, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Our Story Begins - Tobias Wolff 2. Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri 3. Brief Wondrous...

Original post made by Susan Lider on May. 5, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cover story: Stanley Hiller: Nice guy finishes first

From teenage aviation genius to rescuer of failing corporations, Stanley Hiller of Atherton, who died April 20 at age 81,...

Original post made on May. 5, 2008
Last comment by Shannon Borri, on May 5, 2008 at 7:15 am | 1 comment | 2729 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sheriff's detainment could prompt new county policies

San Mateo County Sheriff Greg Munks says he's moved on from an incident in which he was caught in a Las Vegas brothel bust...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:41 pm | 13 comments | 2425 Views

MENLO PARK

Anonymous donor offers $8 million for new gym

An anonymous donor has stepped forward and offered Menlo Park $8 million to help build a new Burgess Gym. The offer is...

Original post made on Apr. 25, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:20 pm | 30 comments | 2588 Views

MENLO PARK

Council receptive to anonymous gym donation

All Menlo Park City Council members said that an anonymous would-be donor's offer to build a new Burgess Gym is worth a...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 4, 2008 at 3:04 pm | 23 comments | 2421 Views

AROUND TOWN

A Veteran Baker and Devoted Father

I am witing the Menlo Park community to inform them of a pending triple bypass open heart operation for my father Gerald...

Original post made by Michele Page on Oct. 14, 2007
Last comment by Christine Backeroff, on May 1, 2008 at 10:17 pm | 7 comments | 2647 Views

MENLO PARK

Climate Smart Program Makes Sense Given Menlo Park's Goals

Editor, Recent letters to the editor and anonymous comments on the Almanac's web page have been critical of the city of...

Original post made by John Nash on Apr. 21, 2008
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on May 1, 2008 at 5:11 pm | 9 comments | 2214 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free Community Arts Day at CSMA

Sunday, June 29, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. Families with young children will enjoy this annual free event at the Community School...

Original post made by CSMA on May. 1, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2011 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion: Few choices with 750 students on the way to Oak Knoll in August

The recent Viewpoint article by Maddie Napel, a Hillview student, was profoundly sad. So many of us are grieving over the...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2008
Last comment by Scott Oesterling, on Apr 30, 2008 at 12:06 pm | 3 comments | 2251 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Time running out for Oak Knoll oak

Residents who live near Oak Knoll elementary school are finding out that their school district is not willing to change its...

Original post made on Apr. 18, 2008
Last comment by there's a better way, on Apr 30, 2008 at 11:18 am | 2 comments | 2229 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighbors at odds with district over Oak Knoll School plans

<b>Correction:</b> This story misidentified changes to the plans sought by nearby neighbors. The residents would like the...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2008
Last comment by there's a better way, on Apr 30, 2008 at 11:16 am | 2 comments | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Organic Plant Sale to Benefit Senior Garden Club 5/2

This Friday, May 2nd, from 10:00 A.M to 2:00 P.M., Family Service Agency of San Mateo County will host a special garden sale...

Original post made by Kathy on Apr. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1993 Views

MENLO PARK

Maltbie sets retirement date; Boesch may succeed him

After 19 years on the job, San Mateo County Manager John Maltbie will step down at the end of this year. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2008
Last comment by The list goes on, on Apr 30, 2008 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 2270 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - April 27, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Miracle At Speedy Motors - Alexander Mccall Smith 2. Our Story Begins - Tobias Wolff 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Apr. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2135 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MP schools pursue off-site child care

There is a "high likelihood" that a child care organization in the community could accommodate as many as 80 district students...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2008
Last comment by M * 2, on Apr 29, 2008 at 1:08 pm | 12 comments | 2381 Views
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