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SCHOOLS & KIDS

New Montessori preschool opens

There's a new school in town. Casa dei Bambini, a Montessori preschool, has opened a 20,000-square-foot campus at 1215 O'Brien...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by Casa dei Bambini School, on May 9, 2012 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1272 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian pushes bill to keep parks open

With a July 1 deadline looming over a budget-cutting plan that would close some 70 of the 270 state parks, two state senators...

Original post made on May. 9, 2012
Last comment by ann, on May 9, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1160 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Woodside memories: Mother's advice a life's gift

This morning as I put a pot of water on the stove, Mother's words returned: "Once the water boils, turn it down; it won't...

Original post made on May. 10, 2012
Last comment by joanna, on May 10, 2012 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1083 Views

AROUND TOWN

County supervisors ban most roadside herbicide spraying

County residents who have been trying since 2006 to convince San Mateo County supervisors to find non-chemical ways to kill...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Carr, on May 11, 2012 at 12:53 pm | 1 comment | 5804 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district superintendent to resign to return to Millbrae

Just eight months after joining the Las Lomitas Elementary School District as superintendent, Shirley Martin has announced...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on May 11, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1435 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Police report gunfire in Menlo Park

Menlo Park police responded to several calls about gunfire at around 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 12, in the 800 block of Ivy...

Original post made on May. 14, 2012
Last comment by Mavis, on May 14, 2012 at 12:42 pm | 1 comment | 1243 Views

ATHERTON

Athertonians may clash in court

Definition of Athertonians: residents of Atherton, California. Simple, right? Think again. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=11242...

Original post made on May. 15, 2012
Last comment by Editor, on May 15, 2012 at 1:44 pm | 1 comment | 1186 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

34 to graduate from Mid-Peninsula High

Thirty-four students are graduating June 2 from Mid-Peninsula High School, a private high school for grades 9 to 12, located...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by Ellis A. Schoichet AIA, on May 17, 2012 at 2:08 pm | 1 comment | 1526 Views

ATHERTON

Saturday: Democratic forum

"From the Quill to the Cloud: Protecting Civil Liberties in the Age of Innovation" will be the topic of discussion at an...

Original post made on May. 17, 2012
Last comment by April Vargas, on May 17, 2012 at 3:57 pm | 1 comment | 1175 Views

MENLO PARK

Endangering our Safety for 17 Seconds on El Camino Real

In the hopes of relieving auto congestion on El Camino Real, in the context of the El Camino Real/Downtown Specific Plan,...

Original post made by Adina on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by traffic circles and circles and circles, on May 22, 2012 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 1065 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zuckerberg weds longtime girlfriend Saturday

Trading his hoodie for a dark suit and tie, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg married his longtime girlfriend, Priscilla Chan,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Park Admirer, on May 21, 2012 at 1:08 pm | 1 comment | 1075 Views

MENLO PARK

Tonight: Budget, housing on Menlo Park agenda

As the Menlo Park City Council heads into the final weeks before taking a holiday in July, city officials are reviewing "big...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on May 22, 2012 at 1:55 pm | 1 comment | 996 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: A wake-up call on affordable housing

City Manager Alex McIntyre said it all in his comments about settling a lawsuit with three nonprofit groups that want Menlo...

Original post made on May. 22, 2012
Last comment by Belle Haven Resident, on May 22, 2012 at 5:14 pm | 1 comment | 1009 Views

ATHERTON

Rosier outlook for Atherton's budget

Less than a year after making drastic budget cuts, including eliminating the equivalent of more than 12 full-time workers...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Save the Courts, on May 23, 2012 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views

AROUND TOWN

Cover story: X-rays at SLAC expose theorems of Archimedes under medieval prayers

A modern marriage of ancient wisdom with space-age technology at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) is producing...

Original post made on May. 24, 2012
Last comment by someone, on May 24, 2012 at 8:47 am | 1 comment | 1066 Views

AROUND TOWN

Supes candidates square off at forum

Six of the seven candidates vying for an open seat on the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors met in Redwood City on...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Jed, on May 25, 2012 at 12:22 pm | 1 comment | 1480 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton man injured in SUV crash

An Atherton man in his 60s was in serious but stable condition Thursday after his SUV apparently drifted onto a sidewalk...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Haricot Vert, on May 25, 2012 at 4:35 pm | 1 comment | 1196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley School District may lay off classroom aides

Thirteen part-time classroom aides may lose their jobs in the next school year as the Portola Valley School District struggles...

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by Matt Richter, on May 26, 2012 at 7:42 am | 1 comment | 1520 Views

AROUND TOWN

Rolling along through life

Each of us must find the right dance to move us through life with as much grace and satisfaction as we can hope to attain....

Original post made on May. 26, 2012
Last comment by James, on May 26, 2012 at 9:27 pm | 1 comment | 1622 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Peninsula Transportation Alternatives Supervisor Candidate Questionnaire

Peninsula Transportation Alternatives is a new non-profit organization "dedicated to the idea that all modes of transportation...

Original post made by Andrew Boone on Jun. 1, 2012
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Jun 1, 2012 at 4:05 pm | 1 comment | 1283 Views
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