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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local Schools have $8,000 - $18,000 per student

Menlo and Redwood city patch posted the school funding comparisons of many peninsula schools today, sure to insight a rehash...

Original post made by Parent on Jan. 16, 2013
There are no comments yet. 2247 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former post office manager faces charges

The post office manager of Menlo College is facing charges of credit card and identification theft after an investigation...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2012
Last comment by for the record, on Mar 30, 2012 at 8:08 am | 2 comments | 2247 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Editorial: Residents rightfully miffed over roadside spraying

To spray or not to spray? That is a question — but certainly not the only one — residents of unincorporated San...

Original post made on Mar. 11, 2015
Last comment by Arla LeCount, on Mar 14, 2015 at 3:29 pm | 9 comments | 2247 Views

AROUND TOWN

Man robbed at knifepoint in Jack Lyle Park

If you go walking after midnight, keep an eye out. Late Wednesday night, two men robbed a third who was strolling through...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2012
Last comment by get a clue, on Nov 9, 2012 at 4:20 pm | 5 comments | 2247 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saturday: Simitian to discuss state of education

State Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, will discuss Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and general trends in an "education update"...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on Jun 3, 2011 at 3:14 pm | 1 comment | 2246 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Falls to Capital Christian-Sacramento 10-5 in Cordova Easter Tournament

Capital Christian-Sacramento “capitalized” on two costly M-A errors to score two runs in the fifth inning, then added...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Mar. 30, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2246 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: 25 bicyclists cited for running stop sign

San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies cited 25 bicyclists on charges of failing to come to a stop at a busy intersection in...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2010
Last comment by Reality Check, on Sep 8, 2010 at 10:55 am | 2 comments | 2246 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How schools are handling Obama talk

With all the hubbub over whether schools should show President Barack Obama speech today that urges students to take responsibility...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Summer, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 2245 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ladera school site likely to go to highest bidder

In a move that surprised the Ladera community and officials of the private Woodland School, which leases the former Ladera...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2011
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 7, 2011 at 2:28 pm | 3 comments | 2245 Views

AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Complex Searsville Dam issue being addressed

I read with interest the Viewpoint piece by Dr. Walter Bortz in the Nov. 26 issue of the Almanac ("Searsville Dam should...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2014
Last comment by Susan, on Dec 21, 2014 at 4:22 pm | 3 comments | 2245 Views

ATHERTON

New work on rail crossings in Atherton

Overnight work on two railroad crossings in Atherton is set to begin on Monday, Sept. 28, Caltrain announced. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Ben Halpren, on Sep 16, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 2245 Views

WOODSIDE

Mounted Patrol will meet to work out compromise

The end is in sight as critics of and advocates for the Mounted Patrol of San Mateo County spoke to the Woodside Town Council...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2011
Last comment by Judi Kiel, on Oct 26, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 1 comment | 2245 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park to reach out before poisoning again

Here's a recipe for sparking outrage in Menlo Park: Poison ground squirrels without telling the public. The city has now...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 15, 2011 at 1:03 pm | 4 comments | 2244 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Today: Achievement gap a focus at board meeting

The achievement gap -- the difference in academic performance between students with socio-economic advantages and students...

Original post made on Feb. 15, 2012
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Feb 16, 2012 at 9:24 am | 2 comments | 2243 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A High enrollment appears to be growing as predicted

In an apparent confirmation of projections that the number of students at Menlo-Atherton High School would begin to rise...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2016
Last comment by Hmmm, on Feb 12, 2016 at 5:46 pm | 2 comments | 2243 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: M-A Sweeps Woodside with 12-2 Victory

Starting pitcher Nils Gilbertson threw three scoreless innings and enjoyed a stellar day at the plate (three hits, 3 RBI)...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on Apr. 9, 2010
There are no comments yet. 2243 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Portola Valley's famous watering holes

Before the end of World War II, Portola Valley was a quiet place of horses, hayfields and strawberry patches. A few small...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2010
Last comment by dave schummers, on Sep 7, 2010 at 9:57 pm | 1 comment | 2243 Views

MENLO PARK

Ex-Menlo Park worker pleads no contest to misdemeanor embezzlement

A man who worked at the front desk of the Arrillaga Family Recreation Center in Menlo Park has pleaded no contest to one...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2014
Last comment by Agnes Brydges, on Dec 6, 2014 at 9:36 am | 2 comments | 2242 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Flu: School district urges common sense

In response to growing concerns about a swine flu epidemic, the Menlo Park City School District on Monday sent home a list...

Original post made on Apr. 30, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 30, 2009 at 4:22 am | 1 comment | 2242 Views

AROUND TOWN

Feature story: Greening up the dinner table

Like most people, Menlo Park resident Julie Shanson knows that eating healthy is no great mystery. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2015
Last comment by Susannah, on Apr 6, 2015 at 10:23 am | 1 comment | 2242 Views
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Sam's Chowder House Palo Alto to become burger chain
By Elena Kadvany | 25 comments | 12,342 views