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SCHOOLS & KIDS

The soccer team that wasn't supposed to be

Dr. Mark Sontag promised his family he would not coach again. But when another dad approached him with a deal -- if Mark...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by chad sefcik, on Dec 19, 2007 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 2635 Views

SPORTS

Alpine Little League seeks sponsors

The West Menlo-Alpine Little League is looking for a few great sponsors. Opening Day is just around the corner and 80...

Original post made by Jim Schott on Dec. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sea level rise could flood east of Bayshore

The San Francisco Bay of the future will be significantly larger, rising between 4 inches to more than three feet by 2100,...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2007
Last comment by Clinging to hope, on Dec 18, 2007 at 3:10 pm | 3 comments | 2438 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Stanford has every right to use its land

The spin of the Almanac's Nov. 7 article "Stanford pursues its massive campus expansion" is remarkable. Read the full story...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2007
Last comment by Holding My Nose, on Dec 18, 2007 at 10:50 am | 30 comments | 3535 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Report probes allegations, but makes no findings against ex-building chief

An investigator probed allegations that Mike Hood, Atherton's former building official, undermined town rules, accepted gifts...

Original post made on Dec. 17, 2007
Last comment by kate, on Dec 17, 2007 at 6:04 pm | 1 comment | 2795 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/16/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming, Lemony Snicket 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 17, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2227 Views

SPORTS

Marathon spirit: Three Menlo Park runners participate in the race where it all started

Intrigued by the origin of the marathon — the 26.2-mile race Arlene McCarthy and I had each run elsewhere 10 times...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by Cara, on Dec 17, 2007 at 7:47 am | 3 comments | 2678 Views

AROUND TOWN

Local A Cappella group finalist in CBS contest

According to an e-mail I received this afternoon (and their http://www.hook-slide.com ), Hookslide, a Menlo Park-based A...

Original post made by fabravo on Dec. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2542 Views

MENLO PARK

Commuters get green light on Alameda

The avenue of the fleas — the Alameda de las Pulgas — may be becoming more of a royal road for commuters through...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by go bears, on Dec 13, 2007 at 9:18 pm | 3 comments | 2293 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: New Safeway will be community gathering place

My observation is that, to a degree, the center of gathering places and visiting with your Menlo Park neighbor has just shifted...

Original post made on Dec. 12, 2007
Last comment by GINGER, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:51 pm | 4 comments | 2988 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Routine food at new hamburger joint

In an echo of the bland and character-less stainless steel equipment behind the counter at Jeffrey's Hamburgers, the food...

Original post made by Dave on Dec. 10, 2007
Last comment by Lynn, on Dec 13, 2007 at 3:26 pm | 6 comments | 3756 Views

MENLO PARK

Briefs: Where should city build new sidewalks?

<b>Menlo Watch: Roundup of Menlo Park city news</b><BR> As a first step to make it easier, and safer, to walk in Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by overloaded, on Dec 13, 2007 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 2176 Views

MENLO PARK

DOWNTOWN BLOCK PARTY

A few months ago, on August 1st and August 15th, both a Wednesday, a City-wide BLOCK PARTY was offered in Downtown Menlo...

Original post made by Hometown Citizen on Nov. 29, 2007
Last comment by Peggy, on Dec 13, 2007 at 1:00 pm | 2 comments | 2218 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Roberts market in Portola Valley: Commission postpones action

The Portola Valley Planning Commission on Wednesday night postponed action until Dec. 13 on a conditional use permit for...

Original post made on Dec. 11, 2007
Last comment by TGodfrey, on Dec 13, 2007 at 10:42 am | 2 comments | 2689 Views

SPORTS

The Soccer Team that Wasn't Supposed to Be

The Soccer Team that Wasn’t Supposed to Be It was only a year ago when Mark Sontag, M.D. promised his family that he would...

Original post made by TGodfrey on Dec. 13, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2994 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fired finance director seeks to block investigation report

The murky details surrounding the unceremonious firing of Atherton Finance Director John Johns on Oct. 29 might be revealed...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by OutsideObserverLOL, on Dec 12, 2007 at 4:02 pm | 20 comments | 3295 Views

AROUND TOWN

Chopshticks: An evening of Comedy + Chinese Food

Take my egg roll … please! Palo Alto Offers Comedy and Chinese Food for the Holidays The ALSJCC's “Chopshticks” is...

Original post made by Mimi Sells on Dec. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2274 Views

MENLO PARK

BEAUTIFUL SAFEWAY - but parking ???

Having attended the grand opening Friday morning at 8:00 AM and returned Sunday afternoon to do some shopping, I come away...

Original post made by MP shopper on Dec. 3, 2007
Last comment by Super-Size This, on Dec 10, 2007 at 12:50 pm | 13 comments | 3144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/09/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming, Lemony Snicket 2. T is for Trespass, Sue Grafton 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Dec. 10, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2371 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood wins 'inclusive' school award

Ravenswood City School District, in East Palo Alto and east Menlo Park, announced Tuesday that it has been named as the nation's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2007
Last comment by Lucille Strong, on Dec 10, 2007 at 9:25 am | 2 comments | 2429 Views
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Aging and Training
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