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AROUND TOWN

Why one Harvard MBA pursues career to narrow opportunity gap

Thirteen years ago, Peter Fortenbaugh, who holds a Harvard MBA and a Princeton bachelor's degree in economics, left the job...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2015
Last comment by Daniel, on Nov 21, 2015 at 3:02 am | 1 comment | 1797 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County agencies prepare for winter storms

San Mateo County officials are preparing for imminent winter storms by giving away sandbags and asking residents to remove...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 3, 2008 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2842 Views

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 | 2651 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1968 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Frances Geballe named Citizen of the Year in Woodside School District

Longtime Woodside resident and philanthropist Frances Geballe is this year's recipient of the Citizen of the Year award....

Original post made on May. 10, 2010
Last comment by Moinica, on May 10, 2010 at 11:25 pm | 1 comment | 4143 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Menlo Park eyes affordable housing

The Menlo Park City Council continues serving a full agenda at its weekly meetings. Tonight officials will study the city's...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2012
Last comment by Hubert, on Apr 24, 2012 at 1:23 pm | 1 comment | 1458 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton tops county in property-value growth

During a period when the average growth rate of San Mateo County's assessed property value is 3.3 percent, Atherton officials...

Original post made on Jan. 16, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jan 16, 2013 at 12:13 pm | 1 comment | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Cajun music in Menlo Park

Tom Rigney and Flambeau will perform Cajun, zydeco and blues music at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night, Aug. 7, in Fremont Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 6, 2013
Last comment by Dawn, on Aug 6, 2013 at 11:27 pm | 1 comment | 1294 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton police seek man who followed 13-year-old girl

A 13-year-old girl out jogging in Atherton was followed by a white man in a dark gray Toyota Prius for about 40 minutes on...

Original post made on Dec. 24, 2014
Last comment by Robert, on Dec 24, 2014 at 9:34 am | 1 comment | 2950 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Want to serve on the civil grand jury?

If you've ever harbored a desire to serve on the San Mateo County Superior Court Civil Grand Jury, now's your chance. The...

Original post made on Mar. 12, 2015
Last comment by Flynn, on Mar 12, 2015 at 7:03 pm | 1 comment | 1302 Views

MENLO PARK

How should Menlo Park define 'public benefit'?

In the city's ongoing effort to wrangle the meaning of "public benefit" into measurable, comparable terms, the Menlo Park...

Original post made on May. 26, 2015
Last comment by taxpayer, on May 26, 2015 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 848 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 | 1712 Views

AROUND TOWN

Short sales: boon or burden?

In real estate, a short sale occurs when the homeowner sells a property for less than the mortgage -- and the lender agrees...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by , on Jun 15, 2009 at 2:13 am | 1 comment | 2121 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Monday: Eshoo town hall on health care reform

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, is holding a town hall meeting on health care reform on Monday, Oct. 19, in Redwood City....

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by WildCatAlum, on Oct 18, 2009 at 9:06 pm | 1 comment | 1666 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Allied Arts Guild gives $110,000 to hospital

The Allied Arts Guild Auxiliary recently donated $110,000 to the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford. The auxiliary...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2010
Last comment by SF Auxiliary for LSPCH, on Feb 12, 2010 at 5:04 pm | 1 comment | 1538 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside murder case: death penalty possible

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh, a resident of unincorporated Woodside and a real estate investor, has been charged with premeditated...

Original post made on Jun. 24, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 24, 2010 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 2296 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess baby pool malfunction in Menlo Park: probe ongoing; similar incident occurred in 2006

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2010
Last comment by Swimmer, on Aug 20, 2010 at 6:05 pm | 1 comment | 1636 Views

WOODSIDE

U.S. vaulting team wins gold medal

A U.S. team of seven equestrians, led by a Woodside resident and including several from the the Bay Area, won a team gold...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2010
Last comment by Ed Kahl, on Oct 11, 2010 at 2:26 pm | 1 comment | 2447 Views

AROUND TOWN

Elementary School Musical

It was a tall challenge: Take a group of fifth- through eighth-graders at Willow Oaks Elementary in Menlo Park who had never...

Original post made on Nov. 22, 2010
Last comment by MENLO, on Nov 22, 2010 at 9:28 am | 1 comment | 1887 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Chickens come home to roost in Atherton

If you like the notion of raising chickens in your backyard, or think you might, you might want to show up at an event in...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
Last comment by Sally Cooper, on Feb 3, 2011 at 3:25 pm | 1 comment | 1523 Views
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