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Atherton residents replace lawn with artificial turf

A local couple who replaced 8,500-square-feet of lawn with artificial turf hope their water-saving move will inspire other...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2014
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 17, 2014 at 9:42 am | 20 comments | 4205 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Drawing a line in the air: Clotheslines are lovely to some, anathema to others

Portola Valley resident Danna Breen loves her clothesline, particularly when her children's clothes are pinned up on it....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2007
Last comment by Danna Breen, on Jan 30, 2008 at 9:22 pm | 6 comments | 4204 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sacred Heart to rebuild its Lower & Middle Schools

Founded in the 19th century, Sacred Heart Schools will offer 21st century teaching and learning for its Lower and Middle...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Apr 28, 2011 at 1:23 pm | 28 comments | 4203 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia HCD subsidy of Sequoia Hospital

I have questioned my board about the Sequoia Healthcare District's continued subsidy of Sequoia Hospital, which it no longer...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Nov. 2, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Jan 18, 2013 at 8:41 am | 4 comments | 4202 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Vasrtity Lacrosse Defeats Serra

The boys varsity lacrosse team beat Serra 7-2 on Monday afternoon. Scoring for the bears were Will Hyrne with 2 goals, and...

Original post made by Alison Blank on Mar. 19, 2007
There are no comments yet. 4201 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judges: Budget cuts could close courtrooms

San Mateo County Superior Court judges announced a plan Tuesday to close up to six courtrooms if the state does not reverse...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2012
Last comment by Michael G Stogner, on Sep 25, 2012 at 2:19 pm | 2 comments | 4201 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter school law: recipe for creating elite schools?

<b>Below are remarks by Pat Gemma, superintendent of the Sequoia Union High School District, during an Oct. 19 meeting in...

Original post made by Pat Gemma on Oct. 23, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4200 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Occupy Wall Street is a DNC ruse to divert attention away from Obama's Failed Presidency

The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama's America looks like....

Original post made by Occupy Wall Street Critic on Feb. 12, 2012
Last comment by RJ Reed, on Jun 27, 2012 at 9:40 pm | 83 comments | 4200 Views

SPORTS

Menlo College changes affiliation, but not goals

Coming off its best season in the NCAA Division III Northwest Conference, the Menlo College football team is hoping to build...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2010
Last comment by James Madison, on Sep 1, 2010 at 9:04 pm | 1 comment | 4199 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Vice President Joe Biden dines at Left Bank

Here's another photo of Vice President Joe Biden in Menlo Park on Saturday, June 15. He's with Khephra Molloy, general manager...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 26, 2013 at 9:53 am | 8 comments | 4195 Views

AROUND TOWN

Snore, a fresh perspective on anonymous postings - SNORE

Peter loves to host an "open" discussion, yet he closes it down. This is left open if any care to discuss his link. http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/career/the-case-of-anonymi...

Original post made by open discussion wp on Jan. 25, 2012
Last comment by Matt Sport, on May 8, 2012 at 10:24 am | 47 comments | 4194 Views

FICTION

Letter: City needs to fix dangerous intersection

While the Menlo Park Transportation Commission wrings its hands about so-called cut-through traffic in the Willows, an actual...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2011
There are no comments yet. 4194 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Encinal turf

I'm surprised that this topic hasn't been raised already on this board (but then, this isn't Palo Alto, whose Town Square...

Original post made by Disappointed on Apr. 4, 2007
Last comment by II, on Apr 9, 2007 at 8:06 am | 23 comments | 4193 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What do you think of AARP’s “Don’t Vote” campaign?

<b>See info below. Click on "Add a comment" and give us your opinion.</b> Warren Slocum, San Mateo County’s chief elections...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 24, 2006
Last comment by Enfranchised and loving it, on Oct 25, 2006 at 2:56 pm | 4 comments | 4193 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Six candidates for three council seats

The final roster for the upcoming Menlo Park City Council election holds few surprises, with six campaigning for three open...

Original post made on Aug. 10, 2014
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Aug 14, 2014 at 7:08 pm | 18 comments | 4190 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park council nixes proposal to add nine full-time city planners to payroll

The easy question was whether Menlo Park needs more planning staff. The consensus was yes, given the number of incoming projects...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2013
Last comment by Do tell, on Feb 18, 2013 at 6:42 pm | 5 comments | 4188 Views

MENLO PARK

Oregon jury convicts M-A grad in rape case

Gregory Sako, a graduate of Hillview Middle School and Menlo-Atherton High School, was sentenced Tuesday, May 19, in Corvallis,...

Original post made on Jun. 28, 2016
Last comment by S, on Jun 28, 2016 at 9:03 pm | 1 comment | 4187 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford event: school financing problems

<b>This report is from Stanford University</b> Michael Kirst, professor emeritus of education and of business administration,...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 4187 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: New Stanford-Arrillaga plan cuts medical office space by 74 percent

As promised, this week Stanford delivered an overview of the latest revisions to its plan for El Camino Real in Menlo Park. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Apr 12, 2013 at 10:03 am | 38 comments | 4185 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Big bike rides exacerbate cyclist/motorist tensions

<B>This letter was published in the Jan. 3 edition of the Almanac:</B> Editor: I am appalled at Brian Peterson's piece...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Jan. 2, 2007
Last comment by Dr. Greg Wright, on Jan 9, 2007 at 4:48 pm | 7 comments | 4184 Views
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