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MENLO PARK

Former Almanac advertising director Mardell Ward dies at 84

Mardell R. Ward, who served as advertising director of The Almanac from 1971 to 1989, died March 23 in Palo Alto. She was...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by LYNN HAZARD, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1863 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council's 'house-flipping' plan is not realistic

Just a couple of years ago, the city government in Menlo Park cried poverty, and used that excuse to convince voters to approve...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Apr 7, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1704 Views

MENLO PARK

City finances: How deep will cuts go?

The Menlo Park budgeting process looks to be more contentious than usual this year, with council members split on how to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 7, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1796 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda Round Table pizza to close

After more than 25 years in West Menlo Park, Round Table pizza parlor is closing April 3, said owner Jim Meola. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marie Klein, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 1853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: District likely to lose on charter school site fight

On April 1, trustees of the Sequoia Union High School District approved a final offer of facilities for Everest Public High...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Critic of SUHSD, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1808 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update: Student, 16, still hospitalized after being struck by car in Atherton crosswalk

A 16-year-old Woodside High School girl remains in Stanford Hospital with a broken leg, broken pelvis and kidney trauma after...

Original post made on Apr. 13, 2009
Last comment by Rush, on Apr 13, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 1764 Views

MENLO PARK

City reviews development plan for El Camino site

The developer of the site of an abandoned car dealership on El Camino Real laid out the details of a proposed office/retail...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 14, 2009 at 12:50 pm | 1 comment | 1564 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Quick action needed to stem foreclosures

The real estate market in Menlo Park and the surrounding communities is renowned for its apparent insulation from larger...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Vanguard, on Apr 15, 2009 at 11:50 am | 1 comment | 1537 Views

MENLO PARK

Council not likely to revisit bridge decision

In the wake of an outcry from residents over plans to rebuild a bicycle/pedestrian bridge, Menlo Park council members say...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2009
Last comment by Not a NIMBY, on Apr 15, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 1 comment | 1620 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside benefit today for four slain officers

The Woodside community is inviting the public to an open house Friday, April 17, to raise funds for the benefit for the families...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2009
Last comment by Suzanne Scott, on Apr 17, 2009 at 3:37 pm | 1 comment | 1650 Views

MENLO PARK

Doctor sentenced in Internet prescription case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Menlo Park resident who later committed suicide...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by another parent, on Apr 19, 2009 at 1:58 pm | 1 comment | 1539 Views

AROUND TOWN

Pros and cons on election measures

The League of Women Voters of South San Mateo County will present pros and cons on six state-wide propositions on the May...

Original post made on Apr. 19, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Apr 19, 2009 at 3:33 pm | 1 comment | 1749 Views

WOODSIDE

Speed limit lowered after death of cyclist

The death of a Menlo Park schoolteacher has prompted a lower speed limit on westbound Woodside Road at the intersection with...

Original post made on Apr. 21, 2009
Last comment by woodside needs more stop lights, on Apr 21, 2009 at 2:15 pm | 1 comment | 2281 Views

AROUND TOWN

Peninsula Volunteers starts new "Brain Stormers" program

As an extension of its 60 years of service to aging adults, Peninsula Volunteers, Inc. is adding a new activity-based program...

Original post made by Barbara Kalt on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Maria, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1669 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Services for Cleora Reuscher Flegel on April 29

Cleora (Reuscher) Flegel, who with her husband Arthur Flegel opened Flegels furniture store in downtown Menlo Park some 55...

Original post made on Apr. 22, 2009
Last comment by Lee Duboc, on Apr 22, 2009 at 2:32 pm | 1 comment | 2120 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MA's Big Bear Run Welcomes Alumni!

The 4th Annual Big Bear 5K Run/Walk (3.1 miles) will commence at 9 a.m. on Sunday, May 3. The first 50 M-A graduates to...

Original post made by Susan Mohr on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Weekend Warrior, on Apr 24, 2009 at 11:57 am | 1 comment | 1986 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car show, Wild Crush benefits on Saturday

The third annual America's Pastime Car Show will be held Saturday, April 25, at Menlo-Atherton High School, a benefit for...

Original post made on Apr. 23, 2009
Last comment by Henry, on Apr 23, 2009 at 7:45 pm | 1 comment | 1568 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

PV Town Center rated among top green projects

Portola Valley's new Town Center is one of the top 10 green building projects of the year, according to an environmental...

Original post made on Apr. 24, 2009
Last comment by Onnolee Trapp, on Apr 24, 2009 at 1:35 pm | 1 comment | 3432 Views

SPORTS

Redwood Hoosiers take basketball title

A scrappy band of seven players from the Redwood Hoosiers eighth-grade girls All-Net team claimed the National Junior Basketball...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2009
Last comment by sweets, on Apr 27, 2009 at 11:01 am | 1 comment | 2575 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: Parade, carnival to celebrate May Day

Woodside celebrates Mardi Gras a couple of months late this year, and May Day 24 hours late, but if history is any indication,...

Original post made on Apr. 28, 2009
Last comment by Vlad, on Apr 28, 2009 at 3:20 pm | 1 comment | 2068 Views
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