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AROUND TOWN

Facebook interns serve Peninsula community

It's not all Hackathons and free food: 160 Facebook interns recently participated in the company's fifth annual day of service. Read...

Original post made on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by resident, on Aug 8, 2013 at 11:59 am | 1 comment | 1116 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Los Altos School District Locks Out Its Charter Students

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20130808006511/en/Parents-Bullis-Charter-School-Stage-Protest-School August 08,...

Original post made by Concerned Parent on Aug. 8, 2013
Last comment by false, on Aug 12, 2013 at 5:24 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton: Charity Horse Show this weekend

More than 600 of the West Coast's top equestrians are taking part in the 43rd Menlo Charity Horse Show, running from Tuesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2013
Last comment by Sarah, on Aug 9, 2013 at 12:38 pm | 1 comment | 3288 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Extra pay to overseer of field debacle?

The Menlo Park City School District is in the midst of a painful lesson in how NOT to build an artificial-turf playing field...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by Neighborhood Lookout, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:02 am | 1 comment | 1389 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Who will pay for mess at playing field?

I read with interest your July 31 article "More problems at Hillview playing field." Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14439...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2013
Last comment by A worried citizen of Menlo Park, on Aug 11, 2013 at 7:50 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley: Nicholas Targ honored for environmental justice work

The American Bar Association has recognized Portola Valley resident Nicholas Targ, an attorney with the international law...

Original post made on Aug. 12, 2013
Last comment by Open Space Supporter, on Aug 12, 2013 at 8:49 am | 1 comment | 1613 Views

MENLO PARK

More problems at Hillview playing field

Despite hopes that the project would be completed before the Aug. 22 start of school, work to repair the new Hillview Middle...

Original post made on Aug. 13, 2013
Last comment by Judith Eisner, on Aug 13, 2013 at 4:59 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

MOVIES

Woodsider captures Burning Man festival on film

"It's a great time for a new generation of directors to enter the film industry," says Steve Brown of Woodside, a first-time...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Debra Amador DeLaRosa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 3635 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Shelter dogs graduate with help from inmates

Four Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA shelter dogs once burdened with "questionable adoption potential" graduated from an...

Original post made on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by lisa, on Aug 16, 2013 at 6:00 pm | 1 comment | 1221 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Castilleja School Violations

http://www.paloaltoonline.com/news/show_story.php?id=30649 http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_23874966/palo-alto-private-schoo Castilleja...

Original post made by Old PA on Aug. 16, 2013
Last comment by Old PA, on Aug 16, 2013 at 11:56 pm | 1 comment | 1569 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: $100,000 in jewels reported stolen

Deputies from the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office are reporting a theft from a Greer Road residence in Woodside of about...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2013
Last comment by Davis, on Aug 17, 2013 at 9:33 am | 1 comment | 1357 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Steeped in coffee

You could say Oscar Nunez, the proprietor of High Note coffee, has coffee in his blood. "Coffee has always had a place in...

Original post made on Aug. 19, 2013
Last comment by Dorothy Polash, on Aug 19, 2013 at 12:55 pm | 1 comment | 1872 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council asked to fix the Specific Plan

To the Menlo Park City Council: Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14495 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Aug. 20, 2013
Last comment by Elizabeth, on Aug 20, 2013 at 6:51 pm | 1 comment | 1162 Views

AROUND TOWN

Police Calls

<I>This information is from the Menlo Park Police Department and the San Mateo County Sheriff's office. Under the law, people...

Original post made on Aug. 21, 2013
Last comment by Emily lozano, on Aug 21, 2013 at 4:40 pm | 1 comment | 1710 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain parking fees increase

The daily parking fee at Caltrain stations will rise to $5, with the monthly fees at $50, starting Sept. 1. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by whatever, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1422 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: North Fair Oaks Community Festival

The North Fair Oaks Community Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, on Middlefield Road in Redwood...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2013
Last comment by Chuchee, on Aug 22, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 1 comment | 1655 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Crews resurface section of La Honda Road

Work crews are to begin resurfacing a nine-mile section of La Honda Road (Highway 84) between Friars Lane and Pescadero Road...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2013
Last comment by JohnT, on Aug 23, 2013 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1745 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Veteran now considered competent to stand trial over Woodside shovel attack

Milo Mcintosh Imrie, a former Marine infantryman in Afghanistan, is now competent to stand trial in connection with a December...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 26, 2013 at 1:26 pm | 1 comment | 13229 Views

AROUND TOWN

SMC Manager John Maltbie proposes $2.1B budget

Things are looking great for San Mateo County, we are going from a $1.8B budget to $2.1B We are adding 112 New positions.guess...

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner on Aug. 27, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Aug 28, 2013 at 11:54 am | 1 comment | 1100 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County has 66 firefighters at Yosemite fire

The firefighting crews battling the huge forest fire burning into Yosemite National Park include 66 firefighters from San...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2013
Last comment by pearl, on Aug 28, 2013 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1556 Views
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