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MENLO PARK

No housing proposed in 1300 ECR project

Plans for new development on El Camino Real proceed without housing units, which some say are sorely needed. Read the full...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 15, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 17 comments | 1916 Views

MENLO PARK

Comment deadline on Bohannon project

Sept. 21 is the deadline to comment on the environmental impact report for the Menlo Gateway office-hotel project proposed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by my take, on Sep 15, 2009 at 10:29 pm | 4 comments | 1218 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: High-speed rail 'teach-in'

The city of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California high-speed rail project Saturday, Sept. 12, designed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 21, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 1687 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school board's big thinker is retiring

It can be lonely on the road less traveled, a well-trodden path for Trustee Sarah D. "Sally" Stewart, who is wrapping up...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Sep 12, 2009 at 11:09 am | 4 comments | 1634 Views

ATHERTON

The good life, Atherton style

In the past 200 years, there's been a rich assortment of scandals, romances and tragedies lived out by debutantes, inventors...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by kristin nichols, on Sep 14, 2009 at 7:28 am | 4 comments | 1850 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MP fire district honors Sept. 11 firefighters

Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters woke up early to place 343 American flags at three local fire stations...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2009
Last comment by Paloma, on Sep 14, 2009 at 2:25 pm | 4 comments | 1497 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Public meeting before contract talks begin a good idea

Anyone who believes the citizen-based San Mateo County Civil Grand Jury is an unfailingly neutral body incapable of political...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Ella, on Sep 12, 2009 at 2:18 pm | 1 comment | 1211 Views

MENLO PARK

Phillips Brooks' Bitsie Root marries Bill Epperly

Elizabeth "Bitsie" Root presided over countless ceremonies at Phillips Brooks School during the nearly 20 years she served...

Original post made on Sep. 12, 2009
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 12, 2009 at 8:21 pm | 1 comment | 1409 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunset, Coastal Commission to honor 'heroes'

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of California Coastal Cleanup Day, Menlo Park-based Sunset magazine and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 24, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 1454 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents share high-speed-rail ideas -- civilly

High-speed-rail officials vowed Saturday to collaborate with Peninsula residents on the design of the controversial rail...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by KJI, on Sep 14, 2009 at 10:10 pm | 1 comment | 1388 Views

WOODSIDE

Town Council fines Woodside couple $10,000 for felling trees without a permit

A couple who cut several significant trees in Woodside without a permit drew a hefty fine. The Town Council dramatically...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stanford Speaks, Woodside better listen, on Sep 16, 2009 at 10:02 pm | 9 comments | 2489 Views

MENLO PARK

Man robbed in Sand Hill parking lot

Two men broke into an occupied vehicle in a parking lot in the 2400 block of Sand Hill Road in Menlo Park at about 7:25...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Citizen A, on Sep 15, 2009 at 12:59 am | 1 comment | 1378 Views

SPORTS

M-A Vikings Pop Warner football report

The Menlo-Atherton Vikings played against the Tri-Cities Titans and the Junior Midgets against the Andrew Hill Raiders on...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by jimmy, on Sep 29, 2009 at 9:55 am | 4 comments | 1989 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia district asks judge to throw out parts of Everest charter school lawsuit

High school district attorneys, in answer to a lawsuit from Everest Public High School, allege portions of the suit are irrelevant...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 1856 Views

WOODSIDE

Two more clothing retailers open in downtown Menlo

Two new clothing retailers are opening in Menlo Park, the latest additions in an influx of new clothing stores to the downtown...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 15, 2009 at 5:36 pm | 2 comments | 1870 Views

MENLO PARK

City unveils plan to revamp El Camino, downtown area

After two-plus years of meetings and workshops, residents will get their first look this week at a preliminary version of...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Kal Trains, on Sep 15, 2009 at 7:55 pm | 1 comment | 1246 Views

MENLO PARK

Wednesday: Menlo Park chamber holds mixer

Menlo Park's Chamber of Commerce will hold a mixer from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Vizions Artwear and Salon...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1257 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Katie's Corner: Friendships forged by Harry Potter magic

The Harry Potter book and movie series is the classic story of good and evil, growing up, and the real meaning of friendships...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by Marty Higgins, on Sep 15, 2009 at 8:15 pm | 1 comment | 1645 Views

MENLO PARK

A swimming success?

Responding to a call on The Almanac's Web site for thoughts on Menlo Park's public pool in Burgess Park, one longtime resident,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 5770 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Fergusson's grand jury rant an embarrassment

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8575 posted Wednesday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by MP Resident, on Sep 22, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 16 comments | 2034 Views
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