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AROUND TOWN

Guest article: Healy takes over at Menlo School

Nathaniel (Than) Healy has taken over as head of school at Menlo School, replacing longtime head Norman Colb, who left Menlo...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by Gram-negative, on Sep 16, 2013 at 12:23 pm | 1 comment | 1838 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Feature story: A boy's life in Portola Valley

There was a time in Portola Valley when civility regularly took a holiday, when Sunday, a day of rest and worship, also meant...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2013
Last comment by SteveC, on Sep 16, 2013 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 2136 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

The Menlo Park Circus comes to Redwood City

Calender of events for the lawsuit CIV517287 brought by plaintiff John Woodell against defendants Virginia Kiraly and Charles...

Original post made by Clarence Darrow on Sep. 17, 2013
Last comment by Clarence Darrow, on Oct 29, 2013 at 11:02 am | 1 comment | 920 Views

WOODSIDE

bicyclist killed by car in Woodside Sept 18

I heard a brief news report that a bicyclist was hit and killed by a car in Woodside this afternoon. Anyone have more details?...

Original post made by resident on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 18, 2013 at 4:49 pm | 1 comment | 5251 Views

MENLO PARK

Business: Midnight Munchies offers late-night cookies

Do you get those late night sweet tooth cravings? You're not alone, says Mark Sherry, whose Midnight Munchies Bakery now...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2013
Last comment by R Crumb, on Sep 18, 2013 at 8:36 pm | 1 comment | 1213 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Local teen organizes literacy drive

"It all started when a friend and I entered a Reading Rainbow contest in third grade," says Emerald Hills teen Ryan Traynor...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2013
Last comment by sbahles, on Sep 20, 2013 at 10:12 am | 1 comment | 1196 Views

WOODSIDE

Tonight: Woodside council to hear appeal on realtor's proposal for awnings

Awnings will be the subject of a public hearing tonight (Sept. 24) at the Woodside Town Council meeting. Read the full story...

Original post made on Sep. 24, 2013
Last comment by green fan, on Sep 24, 2013 at 8:51 pm | 1 comment | 7690 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Local philanthropists help bring ancient artifact to Asian Art Museum

A small ancient artifact that some historians call "the first bill of human rights" is now on exhibit at the Asian Art Museum...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by Anthony Alfidi, on Sep 25, 2013 at 10:31 am | 1 comment | 1853 Views

AROUND TOWN

County seeks new operator for Folger Stable

Three years after a historic renovation, Folger Stable finds itself facing empty stalls in the near future as San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2013
Last comment by James, on Sep 25, 2013 at 8:58 pm | 1 comment | 1659 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New and sturdy buttress for Ramona Road in Los Trancos Woods

A new and massive retaining wall of sturdy wooden and steel beams topped by concrete now rests alongside the 200 block of...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2013
Last comment by Ken Kormanak, on Sep 26, 2013 at 10:55 am | 1 comment | 5263 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

New and sturdy buttress for Ramona Road in Los Trancos Woods

A new and massive retaining wall of sturdy wooden and steel beams topped by concrete now rests alongside the 200 block of...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by Ken Kormanak, on Sep 27, 2013 at 1:30 pm | 1 comment | 7864 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ormondale is launch pad for science project

A newly installed telescope was the star of a recent community event at Ormondale School, where it was introduced by representatives...

Original post made on Sep. 27, 2013
Last comment by ann haley, on Sep 27, 2013 at 2:24 pm | 1 comment | 2320 Views

AROUND TOWN

Teen in critical condition after shooting

A 17-year-old boy was in critical condition Saturday evening after a shooting at 2:10 p.m. in the 2500 block of Farrington...

Original post made on Oct. 7, 2013
Last comment by Concerned, on Oct 7, 2013 at 8:17 am | 1 comment | 8740 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

"Know Your Neighbors" block party

All religions ask their followers to love their neighbors but to love our neighbors we must know them. Pls bring your...

Original post made by Samina on Oct. 1, 2013
Last comment by Samina, on Oct 1, 2013 at 8:50 am | 1 comment | 655 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tonight at Kepler's in Menlo Park: Author Katy Butler

Author Katy Butler discusses and signs her new book, "Knocking on Heaven's Door: The Path to a Better Way of Death," at 7:30...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Lisa , on Oct 2, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 1135 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Gray Lady Down

Dean Baquet, Pulitzer Prize winner and managing editor of The New York Times, spoke at the HUB-Robeson Center at Penn State...

Original post made by Lincoln Steffens on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 2, 2013 at 7:26 pm | 1 comment | 1493 Views

AROUND TOWN

Contested elections may be ahead for high school and community college district boards

Of the many seats on local governing boards up for election in November, contests appear to be shaping up for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2013
Last comment by Eva Travers, on Oct 2, 2013 at 11:55 pm | 1 comment | 1308 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

A boy's life in Portola Valley

<I>Story by Dave Boyce</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=14528 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2013
Last comment by slavica skracic, on Oct 8, 2013 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 6146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Head-of-line privileges likely for East Palo Alto kids (expanded story)

(This is an expanded version of a story previously posted.) A change in policy is increasingly likely for eighth-graders...

Original post made on Oct. 12, 2013
Last comment by MP parent, on Oct 12, 2013 at 11:41 pm | 1 comment | 7486 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Election: Portola Valley council candidates face voters

Verbal sparks flew briefly Tuesday night at a Q-and-A forum for candidates running for Portola Valley Town Council. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 11, 2013
Last comment by Member, on Oct 11, 2013 at 3:09 pm | 1 comment | 2110 Views
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