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WOODSIDE

Woodside school suspends Spanish for grades 1-4

Primary grade students at Woodside Elementary School will get extra time for music and physical education next year because...

Original post made on Jul. 28, 2008
Last comment by A Concerned Parent, on Aug 1, 2008 at 9:52 am | 6 comments | 2633 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Fire Station Flag at half mast?

I was driving home tonight and noticed the fire station on 15th and Fair Oaks had their flag at half mast. Just wondering...

Original post made by Who died? on Jul. 31, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1986 Views

ATHERTON

ATHERTON Grand Jury: Leave detective work to manager

Atherton City Council members should stop playing private eye and leave personnel investigations in the hands of the city...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by J. Allister, on Jul 30, 2008 at 4:13 pm | 1 comment | 2476 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Our man in China

In anticipation of the upcoming Olympics in Beijing, Sheldon Breiner, a resident, a geologist and an active member of the...

Original post made by David Boyce on Jul. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2572 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes plan panel to probe misconduct

Spurred by renewed attention to a visit by Sheriff Greg Munks to a Las Vegas brothel more than a year ago, San Mateo County...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1930 Views

MENLO PARK

Young street trees plowed over by vehicles

Few would use the term "mean street" to describe the sunny business district on the Alameda de las Pulgas in West Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Jul. 30, 2008
Last comment by Helpful Henrietta, on Jul 30, 2008 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 2076 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Digging in: The local food movement in our yards and on our plates

Sarah Machado climbs into the back of her truck at the Menlo Park Farmers' Market and emerges with four small pots of chives...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by Joan, on Jul 29, 2008 at 9:39 pm | 1 comment | 31997 Views

ATHERTON

Puppet Show at Atherton Library

Special Wednesday program, August 6 at 7 pm: Dad & Me @ the Library, featuring Puppet Art Theatre. A special program just...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Jul. 29, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2232 Views

SPORTS

Three women with Woodside Vaulters head to world vaulting championships

Three vaulters from the Woodside Vaulters equestrian vaulting club will represent the United States at the World Vaulting...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2008
Last comment by A new fan, on Jul 29, 2008 at 1:22 pm | 1 comment | 2531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - July 27, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Goodnight Bush - Eric Origen 2. Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wroblewski 3. Moscow Rules - Daniel...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Jul. 28, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1898 Views

MENLO PARK

High Speed Rail promoters knocking on your door

We have been asked by several locals “ who are these young people coming around, knocking on our doors and promoting the...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 28, 2008 at 8:49 am | 3 comments | 1998 Views

SPORTS

Hillview champs

Caption with picture in print edition: This Hillview Middle School sixth-grade girls basketball team, coached by Paulette...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2008
Last comment by Teri Michelle Gavinson, on Jul 27, 2008 at 8:48 pm | 1 comment | 2556 Views

MENLO PARK

City pays $1.48 million for police overtime

The mass exodus of police officers from the city from 2005 to 2007 took a serious toll on the understaffed police department,...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by truth, on Jul 26, 2008 at 10:40 pm | 16 comments | 2221 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo holds telephone town hall meetings

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, is taking advantage of a service that blends two communication technologies, the robo-call...

Original post made on Jul. 26, 2008
Last comment by Shaun Dakin, on Jul 26, 2008 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 2114 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Len Materman named to head creek authority

Len Materman, an environmental-policy specialist, has been named the new executive director of the San Francisquito Creek...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2008
Last comment by Stiedel Rausch, on Jul 25, 2008 at 5:31 pm | 1 comment | 1932 Views

SPORTS

Menlo Charity Horse Horse Show

700 of the west coast's top riders and their horses competing for over $150,000 in awards and prize money. A benefit for...

Original post made by Nan Chapman on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Sally, on Jul 25, 2008 at 3:26 pm | 1 comment | 2297 Views

MENLO PARK

Where's the excitement in Menlo Park council race?

It's almost the end of July, and there's little to no controversy on the Menlo Park City Council election front. Read the...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2008
Last comment by voter, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:58 pm | 9 comments | 2196 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Cyclist says no tunnel needed

Speaking about the City Council deliberations on the downtown visioning project, Reginald Rice says in his July 9 letter...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by Fiscally fit, on Jul 25, 2008 at 12:55 pm | 16 comments | 2286 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton targets road, drainage fixes

Atherton will trim one police officer position, but the town is poised to pull off a balanced budget with a particularly...

Original post made on Jul. 21, 2008
Last comment by laughing, on Jul 24, 2008 at 10:53 pm | 3 comments | 2179 Views

MENLO PARK

In Business: Taking the kids to work

The challenge is eating the cake and still having it. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6592...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2008
Last comment by Great Story!, on Jul 24, 2008 at 4:17 pm | 1 comment | 2051 Views
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