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AROUND TOWN

Tonight: Police contract talks on Atherton agenda

A session to allow the public to comment on upcoming contract talks between the town and the police union, and potential...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by Linkage, on May 15, 2013 at 12:19 pm | 3 comments | 889 Views

AROUND TOWN

New owner applies to remodel $117 million Woodside mansion

The new owner of the mansion at 360 Mountain Home Road in Woodside has applied to the town to redesign parts of the main...

Original post made on May. 15, 2013
Last comment by , on May 15, 2013 at 8:18 am | 3 comments | 2543 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo commission votes on Louise Street issue

==B Expanded version of a story previously published online.== After much discussion, the Menlo Park Planning Commission...

Original post made on May. 14, 2013
Last comment by No Easy Solutions, on May 14, 2013 at 9:14 pm | 3 comments | 1307 Views

AROUND TOWN

Steering kids away from drugs

Programs designed to help steer kids away from drugs, such as Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.), can be only as...

Original post made on May. 13, 2013
Last comment by Parent in MPCSD, on May 14, 2013 at 2:02 pm | 7 comments | 851 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Today is the day of International Worker Solidarity

Today is a great day. The United States is the latest county to become enlightened. Under the inspiring leadership of President...

Original post made by Wokers of the World Unite on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Baum ECR, on May 14, 2013 at 1:02 pm | 23 comments | 1502 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come see "Babes in Arms"!

The Grab Bag Theater presents a fantastic production of “Babes in Arms!” The show, with performances on May 24th, 25th and...

Original post made by Logan Walter on May. 13, 2013
There are no comments yet. 873 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood names finalist for superintendent

An administrator from a Sacramento-area school district has been named the finalist to replace the retiring superintendent...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Observer, on May 13, 2013 at 10:19 pm | 4 comments | 1352 Views

AROUND TOWN

Huddart Park fire under control, chief says

Firefighters on the ground declared a small brush fire in a remote part of Huddart Park in Woodside under control on Friday...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on May 13, 2013 at 4:00 pm | 7 comments | 2446 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Where to put the students?

Facing projections of a 22 percent rise in enrollment in local public high schools over the next eight years, the Sequoia...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Recipe for disaster, on May 13, 2013 at 1:06 pm | 4 comments | 1411 Views

AROUND TOWN

Portola Valley council rejects artificial grass for soccer field at Woodside Priory School

The forces of a plastic modernity were politely shown the door Wednesday night in Portola Valley. After more than two hours...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Garrett, on May 13, 2013 at 9:05 am | 20 comments | 8290 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: A call for civility at council meetings

The April 24 Almanac gave a balanced report on the Menlo Park City Council meeting on April 16, but neglected to report on...

Original post made on May. 2, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 11, 2013 at 6:51 am | 62 comments | 2650 Views

AROUND TOWN

This weekend: Filoli flower show

Fans of floral designer Kiwi DeVoy of Atherton know where to look for her display at "Petal Tales, Once Upon a Time," Filoli's...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by , on May 10, 2013 at 5:23 pm | 6 comments | 988 Views

MENLO PARK

Raising mental health awareness

Lisa Pamphilon of Menlo Park is a mental health advocate, human rights activist, and mother. The empathy she brings to all...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by K Breisch, on May 10, 2013 at 4:46 pm | 1 comment | 1133 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Saturday: Drought tolerant gardening class in Portola Valley

A garden that tolerates drought? A free two-hour class on how to create such a garden for yourself, and/or how to find and...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by PV Resident, on May 10, 2013 at 4:41 pm | 1 comment | 1198 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: Friends of Edgewood Park celebrate

The Friends of Edgewood Park will celebrate their 20th anniversary from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 11, at the Bill and Jean...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on May 10, 2013 at 1:46 pm | 1 comment | 1109 Views

ATHERTON

Menlo: $40,000 in unauthorized bank withdrawals

==B Police calls== from West Menlo Park, Woodside, Menlo Park, Portola Valley and Atherton. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=13595&e=y...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Croft, on May 10, 2013 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 6418 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: Raising mental health awareness

The Mental Health Awareness Project, founded by Lisa Pamphilon of Menlo Park, will hold an inaugural event on Saturday, May...

Original post made on May. 10, 2013
Last comment by Sheri, on May 10, 2013 at 12:21 pm | 1 comment | 1074 Views

AROUND TOWN

Katherine Strehl joins Menlo Park Planning Commission

Katherine Strehl, Menlo Park's newest member of the Planning Commission, barely had time to catch her breath before attending...

Original post made on May. 9, 2013
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 10, 2013 at 7:45 am | 4 comments | 1377 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park schools 'completely maxed out'

The Menlo Park City School District's Board of Education met Tuesday, April 30, to learn more about options for the future...

Original post made on May. 1, 2013
Last comment by Diane, on May 9, 2013 at 6:21 pm | 29 comments | 3752 Views

MENLO PARK

The Perkins Twins and Jordan Michaela Fowler, Miss Teenage California

The Perkins Twins (Jesse and Christian) returned from the Philippine recently where they are pursuing singing, acting and...

Original post made by Barney on May. 9, 2013
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