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Health care district defends itself

It was said decades ago, beware what (government) department you create, for you will never get rid of it. Director Kim...

Original post made by Henry Riggs on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 4:34 pm | 1 comment | 931 Views

MENLO PARK

Coats for Kids collection begins

Recology San Mateo County is launching its annual Coats for Kids program on Monday, Nov. 5, to collect new and slightly...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by someone, on Oct 31, 2012 at 1:25 pm | 1 comment | 1012 Views

AROUND TOWN

A ray of hope in effort to recover Lehman Brothers losses

In an encouraging development for local school districts hopeful of recouping heavy losses to their investments in the 2008...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Please explain?, on Oct 31, 2012 at 12:21 pm | 2 comments | 1050 Views

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Viewpoint: Rogue board member roils health-care district

The Sequoia Healthcare District is under attack from one of its own board members, a Libertarian who says the taxes collected...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by POGO, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:51 am | 4 comments | 2121 Views

SPORTS

M-A Vikings finish Pop Warner season, now enter playoffs

Finishing their first season in the strong Division 1 tier of the Peninsula Pop Warner Conference, the M-A Vikings prepare...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:38 am | 1 comment | 1230 Views

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Odd twist in Sequoia Healthcare District race

The Sequoia Healthcare District elections resemble a game of musical chairs this year. Director Jack Hickey, whose third...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 909 Views

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Guest opinion: Director defends role of health care district

This is to respond to a letter published last week advocating dissolution of the Sequoia Healthcare District, which funds...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Oct 31, 2012 at 10:17 am | 2 comments | 1435 Views

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Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association endorses Jack Hickey

Just received this: Jack, I wanted you to know that the Silicon Valley Taxpayers Association has voted to endorse your...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Oct. 31, 2012
There are no comments yet. 799 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook launches local community fund

Here comes the best news local nonprofits might hear during a time of gutted budgets: Facebook wants to give them money. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Boardermom, on Oct 30, 2012 at 12:56 pm | 4 comments | 1366 Views

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Update: Tutor pleads not guilty to molestation charges

A former Menlo Park City School District employee pleaded not guilty to 12 counts of child molestation and other charges...

Original post made on Jun. 12, 2012
Last comment by John Kim, on Oct 30, 2012 at 10:28 am | 4 comments | 1365 Views

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Recent Moveon.org ad about the presidential race

Moveon.org has engaed the senior citizen community in this hilarious video about the presidential race. Regardless of your...

Original post made by Political Ad Watcher on Oct. 30, 2012
Last comment by Amerrican right, on Oct 30, 2012 at 9:09 am | 1 comment | 850 Views

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Lost and found dogs confound Menlo Park neighborhood

Here's one for the Sherlock Holmes case file: In Menlo Park, two dogs vanish from a locked house. They're found, two days...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Chris, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:21 pm | 1 comment | 932 Views

MENLO PARK

Round two of Facebook negotiations begin

Negotiations with Facebook over its west campus development are imminent, but first Menlo Park has to decide what to ask...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 29, 2012 at 7:52 pm | 2 comments | 900 Views

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"The Tempest" Storms M-A's PAC

Menlo-Atherton High School's After-School Theater program breathes new Life into this imaginatively staged version of the...

Original post made by Lyn Napel on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Cherie Campbell, on Oct 29, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 1 comment | 922 Views

MENLO PARK

The Irish Connection

Gerry Hanley, a life-long resident of Galway, on Ireland's west coast, has for decades wanted to visit Menlo Park, California. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 29, 2012
Last comment by Ladera Cyclist, on Oct 29, 2012 at 11:33 am | 1 comment | 922 Views

ATHERTON

Listen to the Voice of the 49ers, Paul Tonelli

Listen to “Voice” of the 49-ers, Paul Tonelli, on Measure F Atherton is blessed to have many talented, intelligent, successful...

Original post made by No on Measure F on Oct. 28, 2012
Last comment by No Need for a County Library in Atherton, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:32 pm | 1 comment | 1210 Views

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Hanretty expresses 'extreme remorse' for stealing from schools; heads to state prison

(This is an expanded version of a previously posted article.) Tim Hanretty, former Portola Valley School District Superintendent...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by still reeling, on Oct 28, 2012 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 2651 Views

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Bold downtown plan spurs debate over Palo Alto's growth

As he plans an eight-acre development in Menlo Park, billionaire John Arrillaga has proposed building a theater and four...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by Garrett, on Oct 28, 2012 at 10:54 am | 4 comments | 916 Views

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Rural Lane off housing list

Squeaky wheels get the grease, so the saying goes, and the Menlo Park City Council listened. Protest by hundreds of people...

Original post made on Oct. 27, 2012
Last comment by Gary Wesley, on Oct 27, 2012 at 11:39 pm | 1 comment | 917 Views

ATHERTON

Editorial endorsements: Atherton City Council

Lewis, Kupperman for Atherton council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=13366 posted...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2012
Last comment by No need for County Library , on Oct 27, 2012 at 6:57 pm | 10 comments | 1615 Views
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