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Original musical debuts this week

"Puah's Midwife Crisis," written and directed by Cheryl Goodman-Morris of Portola Valley, opens Friday, March 20, for two...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Carla Hartley, on Mar 16, 2009 at 8:44 am | 1 comment | 1612 Views

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Juveniles escape La Honda detention facility

Five juveniles escaped from a San Mateo County detention facility in La Honda on Friday night and were found by a K-9...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2009
Last comment by Holden Cells, on Mar 16, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1772 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Longtime Hillview Middle School principal to retire in June

Mike Moore, the principal of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park for the past 23 years, announced today (March 16) that...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by DCM, on Mar 17, 2009 at 9:06 am | 1 comment | 1648 Views

MENLO PARK

Fire district acts to slow spending

Bracing for potential tough financial times ahead, the board of the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, during a special...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Mar 17, 2009 at 3:42 pm | 3 comments | 1523 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Time for Portola Valley to adopt fire map

In the last few years, California has been plagued with wildland forest fires, many in populated areas, that have caused...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1516 Views

MENLO PARK

Former transportation secretary dies at 82

Claude Stout Brinegar, who served as the nation's third secretary of transportation, died March 13 at Classic Hyatt Care...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 17, 2009 at 1:17 pm | 1 comment | 1438 Views

MENLO PARK

Photos from the scene of the fire in downtown Menlo Park

Firefighters cut through the walls in the office area above Calla clothing boutique to get to the source of the fire. Photo...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1497 Views

MENLO PARK

Update: Fire prompts four-alarm response

Firefighters are at the scene a four-alarm fire at 1050 University Drive at Santa Cruz Avenue in downtown Menlo Park, across...

Original post made on Mar. 17, 2009
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 18, 2009 at 11:07 pm | 11 comments | 1462 Views

MENLO PARK

Mayor says city will consider raising tax

Taxing residents might be the best way to balance Menlo Park's budget, Mayor Heyward Robinson said in his March 10 "state...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by angela, on Mar 18, 2009 at 8:48 am | 8 comments | 1548 Views

MENLO PARK

Public hearing Thursday on plan to rebuild Hillview campus

On Thursday night, the public can weigh in on the plans to rebuild the Hillview Middle School campus at a public meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by shine artists exposed, on Mar 26, 2009 at 7:20 pm | 11 comments | 1408 Views

MENLO PARK

Peet's and Calla may be shut for months due to fire

There were coffee and scones this morning at Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by Bulldozer, on Mar 20, 2009 at 5:32 pm | 9 comments | 1534 Views

MENLO PARK

Breakfast with former MP mayors (but not Duboc)

Menlo Park residents are invited to attend a discussion over breakfast with current and former Menlo Park City Council members...

Original post made on Mar. 18, 2009
Last comment by unofficial postman, on Mar 20, 2009 at 5:09 pm | 20 comments | 1812 Views

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When public meets private

What would the towns in The Almanac's circulation area — Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Woodside — be like if it...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 1684 Views

OTHER TOPICS

City in search of 'next wave'

Menlo Park's downtown area may be the first place that comes to mind when residents think of the city's businesses. But increasingly,...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1706 Views

MENLO PARK

Fourth grade All-Stars win Silicon Valley tourney

The Redwood City National Junior Basketball fourth grade All Star team, known as the Grizzlies, experienced an All Star Season...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bob, on Mar 22, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1548 Views

MENLO PARK

Winter didn't stop these swimmers

A 20-foot-high inflatable dome — the largest on the Peninsula, Menlo Swim officials claim — has been sheltering...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by Love The Pool, on Mar 23, 2009 at 3:39 pm | 1 comment | 1378 Views

MENLO PARK

MP council set to OK $18.8 million in projects

The Menlo Park City Council looks poised to approve a series of projects Tuesday (March 24) for the fiscal year beginning...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2009
Last comment by pants on fire, on Mar 31, 2009 at 6:45 am | 2 comments | 1539 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New math books on school board agenda

Board plans to discuss Tuesday a new math curriculum, "California Everyday Mathethics," that has been controversial in some...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by Perla Ni, on Mar 24, 2009 at 8:57 am | 1 comment | 1684 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

California warns Menlo Park district to raise scores for black, disadvantaged students

The schools that don't meet the minimum standards under the act are subject to "corrective action." Read the full story...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2009
Last comment by another in the willows, on Mar 25, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 13 comments | 1993 Views

MENLO PARK

Peet's could reopen this week

Before the month is out, Peet's Coffee & Tea at the corner of University Drive and Santa Cruz Avenue could reopen for business,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2009
Last comment by audrie, on Mar 25, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1355 Views
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