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PORTOLA VALLEY

Public workshop Thursday on Ford Field upgrade

The first workshop on upgrading Ford Field in Portola Valley begins with a 7 p.m. walk-around at the field at 3399 Alpine...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2009
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Jun 12, 2009 at 2:33 pm | 1 comment | 2120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Grim school-funding outlook will get grimmer

Grim and grimmer. That's the outlook for California public school funding at least until 2012, state Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 14, 2009 at 4:11 pm | 1 comment | 1552 Views

AROUND TOWN

Short sales: boon or burden?

In real estate, a short sale occurs when the homeowner sells a property for less than the mortgage -- and the lender agrees...

Original post made on Jun. 15, 2009
Last comment by , on Dec 31, 1969 at 4:00 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

Big day at La Entrada

Dressed up for La Entrada's eighth-grade graduation and the dance following are, from left, Emily Westerfield, Victoria Mauett...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Jay Leno, on Jun 16, 2009 at 11:06 am | 1 comment | 1484 Views

MENLO PARK

Parking too restrictive? City to study it

In response to longstanding complaints that time limits on parking in Menlo Park's downtown are too restrictive, the city...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Jun 24, 2009 at 3:29 pm | 25 comments | 1949 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

District raises concerns about school site

Officials from the Sequoia Union High School District are criticizing the efforts of Everest Public High School to set up...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by concerned parent, on Jun 28, 2009 at 7:40 pm | 52 comments | 2710 Views

SPORTS

Bulls win M-A Little League AAA Division

The Bulls defeated the Scappers, 14-1, on June 7 to secure the 2009 Menlo-Atherton Little League AAA championship at Tom...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2009
Last comment by Vincent Santoscoy, on Jun 18, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 2 comments | 2028 Views

MENLO PARK

The best-laid plans ...

Indulge your inner city planner for a moment, and take a walk through a re-imagined downtown Menlo Park. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by My Experience, on Jun 19, 2009 at 12:05 pm | 10 comments | 1510 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbara Wood: Letter to my daughter, after her last race

To my dear daughter, Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8179 posted Wednesday, June...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Anne Hillman, on Jun 17, 2009 at 9:08 am | 1 comment | 1543 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: Graduation is big payoff for mentor

I have to share some terrific news. Four youths from the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula, whom I have been mentoring...

Original post made on Jun. 17, 2009
Last comment by Heldman admirer, on Jun 18, 2009 at 11:37 am | 3 comments | 2031 Views

AROUND TOWN

Stanford offers $124 million in 'community benefits' for hospital expansion

New bike lanes, an expanded shuttle service and a $23.1 million payment for affordable housing are all items the Stanford...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Why Unions?, on Jun 29, 2009 at 3:13 pm | 22 comments | 1760 Views

MENLO PARK

Forum on 'grand boulevard' Saturday

Efforts to turn El Camino Real into a "grand boulevard" from Daly City to San Jose will be the topic of discussion at the...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Been Round the Block, on Jun 28, 2009 at 12:49 am | 3 comments | 1300 Views

MENLO PARK

Today: Workshop on downtown's future

Residents are invited to attend a key community workshop to help plan downtown Menlo Park, and the stretch along El Camino...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 18, 2009 at 4:52 pm | 1 comment | 1173 Views

AROUND TOWN

High school district raises concerns about Everest charter school site

Officials from the Sequoia Union High School District, who fought the creation of a new charter high school but were overruled...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by jim watson, on Jul 14, 2009 at 6:57 pm | 9 comments | 1785 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside weighs demo permit for Steve Jobs

The Woodside Town Council on Tuesday, June 23, will consider issuing a second demolition permit for the Jackling house,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jun 29, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 7 comments | 2188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: Atherton, Menlo Park garden tour

Six gardens in Atherton and Menlo Park will be on the Master Gardeners "Advice to Grow By" educational garden tour from 11...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2009
Last comment by Nancy Grove, on Jun 19, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1326 Views

MENLO PARK

City bonds still AAA

In a challenging year for many municipal bonds, Menlo Park has managed to keep its high credit ratings. Read the full story...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2009
Last comment by Melvin Belli, on Jun 23, 2009 at 6:57 am | 9 comments | 1492 Views

AROUND TOWN

Free concerts in Fremont Park

Menlo Park's free outdoor summer concert series continues Wednesday, July 2, with the Sun Kings, a Beatles cover band, performing...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Jun 28, 2010 at 3:11 pm | 6 comments | 1520 Views

AROUND TOWN

John Bentley cooks for a cause

John Bentley of John Bentley's restaurant in Woodside and Redwood City will be one of 10 Bay Area chefs to be featured at...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Jun 22, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 1275 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Barbara Wood: Letter to my daughter, after her last race

Barbara Wood, in her "Dispatches from the home front" column, writes a letter to her daughter upon her graduation from Woodside...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2009
Last comment by Joan Abrams, on Jun 27, 2009 at 6:29 am | 4 comments | 1743 Views
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