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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Peninsula Bridge now reaches 400 students

Peninsula Bridge, which for 22 years has conducted summer enrichment programs for motivated kids from under-resourced communities,...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Bebop more, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:55 am | 1 comment | 1538 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Menlo Park man drowns in Minnesota

A 75-year-old Menlo Park man was swimming in a Minnesota lake on Saturday afternoon when he went under, according to the...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Don, on Jul 24, 2012 at 2:03 pm | 1 comment | 1318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

State Senate candidates in 30 minutes or less

California State Assemblyman Jerry Hill, D-San Mateo, seems like a man who really could give you his life story in three...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jul 24, 2012 at 4:22 pm | 1 comment | 1228 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Stoplights not best option for Ladera

County supervisors did the right thing July 10 when they put the brakes on a Department of Public Works recommendation to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Margaret, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 1487 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: Beating the drums for jazz

Most of us forever remember the magical moment when a great passion ignites. For Jon Krosnick, the magic occurred in 1972,...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Peter Erskine, on Jul 25, 2012 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1999 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Struck strikes gold and bronze while rowing in Mexico

Sacred Heart Prep senior Danni Struck of Portola Valley will have some interesting stories to tell when she returns to school...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Dupi, on Jul 25, 2012 at 6:19 pm | 1 comment | 1649 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside agrees to raise fees gradually

Applicants with remodeling and building projects in Woodside will pay more for Town Hall's review of their projects in coming...

Original post made on Jul. 25, 2012
Last comment by Just a thought, on Jul 25, 2012 at 8:38 pm | 1 comment | 1708 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Leslie Lambert talks of life after brain injury

On waking up in the morning, those of us in normal good health have abilities that are all but instinctual: knowing how to...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by KC, on Jul 27, 2012 at 2:04 pm | 1 comment | 1923 Views

MENLO PARK

Five residential burglaries in Menlo Park

==B Police calls:== Crime and accident reports from Menlo Park, Woodside, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by menlomom, on Jul 27, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 1 comment | 1402 Views

AROUND TOWN

Could Electronic Monitoring Program for Pre-Trial detainees save tax payers money? Of course it could! Sheriff Greg Munks won't let that happen.

http://www.sanmateocourt.org/documents/grand_jury/2011/emp.pdf San Mateo County probation department uses Electronic Monitoring Santa...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Jul. 31, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jul 31, 2012 at 1:31 pm | 1 comment | 1153 Views

MENLO PARK

Good Samaritan rescues purse

It could have been a very costly trip to Safeway. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11744&e=y...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by Steve, on Aug 3, 2012 at 3:10 pm | 1 comment | 1230 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's asks, 'Who are we?'

"The overriding goal of Future Search was to expand the circle of committed and engaged stakeholders who are going to work...

Original post made on Aug. 3, 2012
Last comment by UNO, on Aug 3, 2012 at 9:09 pm | 1 comment | 4050 Views

MOVIES

Review: 'Ruby Sparks'

"Ruby Sparks" proves it's something special by being unafraid to follow its premise to a dark place, the dream turning into...

Original post made on Aug. 4, 2012
Last comment by Norman, on Aug 4, 2012 at 4:02 pm | 1 comment | 8000 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Business: Menlo Park native aims to cut cost of home automation

Imagine an inexpensive device that allows you to set an alarm on your smart phone that will automatically turn on your coffee...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Tim Cook, on Aug 7, 2012 at 3:42 pm | 1 comment | 1397 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge denies bail for psychiatrist accused of molesting boys and faking dementia

A San Mateo County judge Wednesday denied bail for an 80-year-old former psychiatrist accused of molesting boys during...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Poster , on Aug 8, 2012 at 8:29 pm | 1 comment | 1391 Views

MENLO PARK

Meet Dave Bragg Council Candidate

I will be at Crepes Cafe tomorrow (Friday) 10am-11am, 1195 Merrill Street Menlo Park, CA. To field any questions about my...

Original post made by Dave Bragg- Business Owner/City Council Candidate on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by steve4menlo, on Aug 11, 2012 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 1203 Views

MENLO PARK

New renderings of El Camino housing project

Developer Matt Matteson told the Almanac that it was important to actually build the BMR units instead of paying in-lieu...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2012
Last comment by Frugal, on Aug 7, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 1 comment | 1546 Views

OTHER TOPICS

$3.2 million granted for Caltrain upgrade

Caltrain's goal of "faster, quieter, more frequent service" using electric trains instead of diesel got another step closer...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2012
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 8, 2012 at 1:06 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views

ATHERTON

Term Limits Petition on Athertonians Web Site

I have drafted a petition which I have sent to contacts in Atherton. Colleen Anderson had it posted on the Athertonians web...

Original post made by Anne McNertney on Aug. 9, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 10, 2012 at 12:30 am | 1 comment | 1255 Views

AROUND TOWN

Today: Another 'Spare the Air' day

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued another Spare the Air alert for the region for Friday. Read the...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2012
Last comment by chevron, on Aug 10, 2012 at 8:37 am | 1 comment | 1167 Views
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