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SPORTS

Menlo boys open Central Coast Section basketball title defense

Senior Alex Smith missed last season's CCS Division IV title game with an injury, but his return and the addition of senior...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dixons, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 2508 Views

MENLO PARK

Short Takes

<B>Meet your replacement Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7620 posted Wednesday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by AC Sparks, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1679 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trial in killing of East Palo Alto cop to begin

The trial of the man accused of killing of East Palo Alto police officer Richard May in 2006 is scheduled to begin Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick May, on Feb 28, 2009 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 1898 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's new Web site is now live

Portola Valley's new town Web site went online today. The site is notable for allowing visitors to filter content according...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Mar 2, 2009 at 3:15 am | 1 comment | 2784 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents demand tunnels for high-speed rail

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense meeting in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 1712 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Charlotte Anderson: Noted gardener and community leader

Charlotte Anderson, noted gardener, community leader and volunteer in Portola Valley for more than 50 years, died unexpectedly...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ann Arnold Haley, on Mar 2, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2880 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Water level of snowpack 80% of normal

The state Department of Water Resources announced Monday its reading of the snow water content is 80 percent normal for...

Original post made on Mar. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ansel Adams, on Mar 3, 2009 at 3:04 pm | 1 comment | 1873 Views

WOODSIDE

SCHOOLS: Woodside School to trim jobs, cut costs

The Woodside Elementary School District plans to prune next year's budget, a reflection of the belt-tightening facing most...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Tim, on Mar 4, 2009 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 4634 Views

MENLO PARK

Will locals have a seat at the table?

From the laying of the first tracks on the transcontinental rail line, the little folks have had a notoriously tough time...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2009
Last comment by Rich Cline, on Mar 4, 2009 at 3:11 pm | 1 comment | 1615 Views

MENLO PARK

Candidates emerge for race in 21st Assembly District

San Mateo County Supervisor Rich Gordon (picture) is considering running for Ira Ruskin's to-be-vacant state Assembly seat...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2009
Last comment by A hopeful Menlo Park Resident, on Mar 5, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 1 comment | 1725 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Referee collapses; Menlo-SHP hoops cancelled

The battle for first place in the West Bay Athletic League between the Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo boys' basketball teams...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Shawn, on Mar 10, 2009 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 1805 Views

MENLO PARK

Raids target major drug dealers

Nearly half of the members or known associates of the "Taliban" street gang arrested in a series of raids on Saturday lived...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 10, 2009 at 3:07 pm | 1 comment | 1688 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Chris Zider scholarship winners named

Will Tashman of Menlo School and Sydney Lundgren of Palo Alto High School are winners of the 2007-08 Chris Zider Scholarships. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 10, 2009
Last comment by Jeff Wiley, on Mar 10, 2009 at 11:16 pm | 1 comment | 2210 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Mean-spirited editorial on Everest charter

As a regular booster of Almanac coverage, I am mystified at the almost mean-spirited editorial on Feb. 25 regarding the Everest...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2009
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Mar 11, 2009 at 10:09 am | 1 comment | 1933 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Jack Bowen: Water polo coach teaches philosophy at Menlo School

By Kate Daly Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=1272 posted Wednesday, March 8, 2006,...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2009
Last comment by Lisa Sievers, on Mar 12, 2009 at 10:53 pm | 1 comment | 5382 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Food: Lulu's holds grand opening Monday in Palo Alto

Lulu's taqueria at Town & Country Village in Palo Alto will have its grand opening on Monday, March 9. Its sister taqueria,...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by Not impressed, on Mar 13, 2009 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1936 Views

MENLO PARK

RECENT HOME SALES

Home sales are provided by California REsource, a real estate information company that obtains the information from the County...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2009
Last comment by realist, on Mar 13, 2009 at 1:36 pm | 1 comment | 1405 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Original musical debuts this week

"Puah's Midwife Crisis," written and directed by Cheryl Goodman-Morris of Portola Valley, opens Friday, March 20, for two...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Carla Hartley, on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1977 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Hillview Middle School principal to retire in June

Mike Moore, the principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park for the past 23 years, announced today (March 16) that...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by DCM, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 2030 Views

MENLO PARK

Former transportation secretary dies at 82

Claude Stout Brinegar, who served as the nation's third secretary of transportation, died March 13 at Classic Hyatt Care...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 17, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1885 Views
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