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PORTOLA VALLEY

With dreams of an acting career, Menlo-Atherton grad creates Web series

It's a peculiar kind of purgatory, the life of an actor trying to make it in Hollywood. Waiting in lobbies to audition, sitting...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by KimsNeighbor, on Oct 13, 2009 at 4:55 pm | 1 comment | 2075 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Motorcyclists collide, suffer major injuries

Two Bay Area men suffered major injuries after their motorcycles collided on state Highway 84 east of Old La Honda Road...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2009
Last comment by Commoda Moto, on Oct 16, 2009 at 10:06 am | 2 comments | 1443 Views

WOODSIDE

Horse sense

Dr. Beverley Kane is a physician with an impressive resume. She teaches second- and third-year medical students how to be...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Stefanie Mazer, on Oct 25, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 3 comments | 2231 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Teachers' letters pushed board member to resign

A teachers' union letter-writing campaign to lobby Las Lomitas Elementary School District board members over stalled contract...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Oct 15, 2009 at 9:02 am | 2 comments | 2351 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest Opinion: Menlo shops aid small businesses in East Africa

I've just had an education on Menlo Park's retail establishments. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8675...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by Bella, on Oct 16, 2009 at 9:48 am | 3 comments | 1313 Views

AROUND TOWN

Puttin' on the Ritz

It's big. It's bold. It certainly is bodacious. Perhaps the new performing arts center at Menlo-Atherton High School is also...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Oct 15, 2009 at 4:49 pm | 2 comments | 1647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fire board member decries union ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Disgusted, on Oct 25, 2009 at 1:38 am | 68 comments | 3446 Views

MENLO PARK

Cargill proposal: City to consider taking a stand

Two Menlo Park City Council members and a former mayor are urging the city to take a stand against a project that would create...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2009
Last comment by Redwood City Port Opposes Cargill, on Oct 17, 2009 at 5:44 pm | 11 comments | 1813 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: 'Bride of Frankenstein' in Menlo Park

The public is invited to join filmmaker and reference librarian Nick Szegda and book group leader Lauren John at the Menlo...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Roman Polanksi, on Oct 17, 2009 at 5:37 pm | 2 comments | 1612 Views

MENLO PARK

Short Takes

<B>AWOL heirloom</B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8700 posted Wednesday, October...

Original post made on Oct. 17, 2009
Last comment by Outside Observer, on Oct 17, 2009 at 8:09 pm | 1 comment | 1250 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Editorial: Las Lomitas teachers out of line

Teachers at Las Lomitas schools stepped out of character last week in an apparent effort to convince board members to give...

Original post made on Oct. 18, 2009
Last comment by anonymous, on Oct 18, 2009 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 2138 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 | 1436 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park council may OK office building at former Gaylord India restaurant site

A plan for a two-story office building on the east side of El Camino Real, near Buckthorn Way, could see approval from the...

Original post made on Oct. 19, 2009
Last comment by blame Stanford, on Oct 20, 2009 at 9:55 pm | 8 comments | 1551 Views

MENLO PARK

The Manhattanization of Menlo Park?

As activists campaign in opposition to long-term plans for the downtown area, city officials struggle to assuage concerns...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Long term resident, on Oct 27, 2009 at 11:17 am | 16 comments | 1845 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain fatality is a teenage boy, police say

Another Caltrain-related fatality, believed to be a teenage boy, occurred about 10:50 p.m. Monday on the tracks about 50...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by KJI, on Oct 20, 2009 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1329 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter schools big issue in school board race

The candidates for the contentious race for two seats on the high school district board race show potential to reshape the...

Original post made on Oct. 20, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Parent, on Nov 4, 2009 at 10:04 am | 52 comments | 5090 Views

FICTION

Fire board candidates respond to flap over ads

With a contract dispute unresolved and an election looming, the union that represents 93 firefighters in the Menlo Park Fire...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 22, 2009 at 1:20 pm | 9 comments | 5182 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Caltrain fatality identified as Gunn High junior William Dickens, 16

The Gunn High School student who died on the Caltrain tracks Monday night has been identified as William Dickens, 16, a junior...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Bill, on Oct 24, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 10 comments | 1981 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council approves new office project

A proposal to build a two-story office building on El Camino Real cleared Menlo Park's City Council Tuesday, Oct. 20, in...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by No more housing, on Oct 23, 2009 at 9:13 pm | 18 comments | 1676 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

High school district redesigns its Web site

The Web site for the Sequoia Union High School District has a new look, and some new content, including a listing of district...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2009
Last comment by Stephen, on Oct 23, 2009 at 3:52 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views
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