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AROUND TOWN

Guest opinion: Not much good to say about Arizona law

It's difficult to imagine the effects of Arizona's new law trying to make sure that "illegals" are kept out of their state,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2010
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 26, 2010 at 5:24 am | 2 comments | 1134 Views

AROUND TOWN

Editorial: Endorsements

With the state tied up in knots by an ineffective governor and a dysfunctional Legislature, it is difficult to imagine why...

Original post made on May. 25, 2010
Last comment by Thirst for Power, on May 25, 2010 at 9:00 pm | 2 comments | 1294 Views

MENLO PARK

Bohannon doesn't agree to share profit with city

Land developer David Bohannon has reiterated his company's refusal to engage in a profit-sharing plan with the city of Menlo...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by logic dictates, on May 25, 2010 at 12:24 pm | 32 comments | 2094 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - Week Ending 5/23/10

Hardcover Fiction 1 For The Win Cory Doctorow 2 Double Comfort Safari Club Alexander McCall Smith 3 Major Pettigrew’s...

Original post made by Pam Grange on May. 24, 2010
There are no comments yet. 983 Views

MENLO PARK

With Menlo Park and Atherton aboard, suit against high-speed rail could be filed this week

Never one to be left behind when it comes to high-speed-rail advocacy, the city of Menlo Park is joining several other plaintiffs,...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by fix local transit, on May 24, 2010 at 5:20 pm | 4 comments | 1244 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

In the early 1900s, what is now the Vallombrosa Center at 250 Oak Grove Ave. in Menlo Park was the home of Edward Whiting...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by DThomas, on May 24, 2010 at 11:14 am | 1 comment | 1171 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council sends pension initiative to ballot

Menlo Park voters will see a ballot initiative in the November election on pension reform, now that the City Council has...

Original post made on May. 19, 2010
Last comment by Bug Off Right Wingers, on May 24, 2010 at 9:13 am | 32 comments | 1697 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sunday: M-A Jazz Band performs in Woodside

The Menlo-Atherton High School Jazz Band will perform at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, at the Canada College main theater in Woodside,...

Original post made on May. 23, 2010
Last comment by Patricia boyle, on May 23, 2010 at 11:32 am | 1 comment | 1190 Views

SPORTS

Boys Varsity Baseball: Memorable M-A Season Ends with 10-2 CCS Defeat to Bellarmine

An unforgettable season ended for Menlo-Atherton Saturday morning with a 10-2 defeat to sixth-seeded Bellarmine College Prep...

Original post made by Bob Moriarty, Team Parent on May. 22, 2010
There are no comments yet. 3266 Views

MENLO PARK

Lawsuit claims that California's educational financing system is unconstitutional

A group of individuals, state education associations, and school districts throughout California announced Thursday morning...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by halle, on May 22, 2010 at 2:46 pm | 5 comments | 1283 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Committe of One Hundred

The Atherton Town Ordinance states: Special meetings may be called at any time by the mayor, or by three members of...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Apr. 30, 2010
Last comment by Jon Buckheit, on May 22, 2010 at 1:58 am | 6 comments | 1720 Views

AROUND TOWN

Vintage war planes come to Moffett Field

Three World War II-era fighter and bomber aircraft will be available for up-close exploration May 21 through 29 at Moffett...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by Thrilled, on May 21, 2010 at 7:02 pm | 2 comments | 1392 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain asserts itself in race for federal funds

The two agencies responsible for building the Peninsula section of the high-speed-rail system now find themselves in a competitive...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Alice, on May 21, 2010 at 3:16 pm | 8 comments | 1579 Views

MENLO PARK

Report of Mountain lion sighting in Ladera

Someone reported seeing a mountain lion at about 6 this morning (May 18) in the vicinity of 128 Pecora Way in Ladera, according...

Original post made on May. 18, 2010
Last comment by Stuff it, on May 21, 2010 at 1:01 pm | 3 comments | 1274 Views

AROUND TOWN

'Historic' Toyota/Tesla deal will use NUMMI plant

A historic partnership between Toyota Motor Corporation and Tesla Motors to produce electric vehicles will bring jobs back...

Original post made on May. 21, 2010
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 21, 2010 at 11:39 am | 2 comments | 1145 Views

AROUND TOWN

No teachers get ax in Menlo Park district

Teachers and other credentialed staff members of the Menlo Park City School District who received preliminary pink slips...

Original post made on May. 12, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2010 at 8:12 am | 26 comments | 1910 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Council to consider pension petition

Menlo Park's City Council will consider whether to adopt a "pension reform" initiative circulated by Menlo Park residents...

Original post made on May. 17, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 21, 2010 at 7:42 am | 39 comments | 2381 Views

ATHERTON

Stephen Wagstaffe: Almanac Got it Wrong

On April 21, 2010, The Almanac Editor Renee Batti wrote an article entitled "Atherton asks D.A. to investigate police misconduct...

Original post made by Jon Buckheit on May. 11, 2010
Last comment by True Blue, on May 20, 2010 at 11:51 pm | 9 comments | 1819 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton shocks St. Francis in CCS baseball opener

Menlo-Atherton's Nils Gilbertson shut out the potent St. Francis lineup over the first five innings, scattering five hits...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by former M-A parent, on May 20, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 2 comments | 2666 Views

MENLO PARK

Water rates rising for Menlo residents

Water rates for customers of the Menlo Park Municipal Water District are set to rise at an even steeper rate than in recent...

Original post made on May. 20, 2010
Last comment by Nancy, on May 20, 2010 at 2:40 pm | 1 comment | 1167 Views
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