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MENLO PARK

Film strikes chord

The 2009 documentary "Race to Nowhere," a biting critique of the culture of overachievement in schools, played to a nearly...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
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MOVIES

Services Saturday for Buzz Hamlin

A memorial service will be held Saturday, March 26, for Homer Clair (Buzz) Hamlin, a resident of Menlo Park for 44 years,...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
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FICTION

County seeks volunteers for transportation advisory committee

County transportation officials are seeking San Mateo County residents to volunteer for a citizens advisory committee that...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
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MENLO PARK

Updated: City Manager Glen Rojas announces retirement

Calling it a tough decision, Menlo Park City Manager Glen Rojas announced this morning (March 22) that he is retiring, effective...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Joanna, on Mar 25, 2011 at 4:35 pm | 25 comments | 2975 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tomato and Pepper Plant Sale College of San Mateo 4/2

Heirloom, popular and unusual varieties of tomato and pepper seedlings will be sold Saturday, April 2, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Rain...

Original post made by Leslie Muennemann on Mar. 25, 2011
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AROUND TOWN

Tomato and Pepper Plant Sale

The UCCE Master Gardeners of San Mateo and San Francisco Counties will be selling tomato and pepper seedlings at their plant...

Original post made by Leslie Muennemann on Mar. 25, 2011
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OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools (from online archive)

What do all the arguments about Gov. Jerry Brown's plan to take funds from redevelopment agencies, including Las Pulgas in...

Original post made on Mar. 19, 2011
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Mar 25, 2011 at 11:25 am | 7 comments | 11907 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Guest opinion: Amazon is trying to thwart new tax policy

There has been increasing media coverage of the sales tax equity fight in California in recent weeks. A few days ago, Board...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2011 at 7:42 pm | 2 comments | 1977 Views

AROUND TOWN

This week at Atherton Library

Thursday, March 24 at 4 pm: Musical storytime for all ages. Friday, March 25 at 7 pm: Family Movie Night featuring "How...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Atherton Library, on Mar 24, 2011 at 2:41 pm | 1 comment | 1504 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Scramble for city's redevelopment funds

With the future of redevelopment agencies hanging by a thread in Sacramento, a new concern has been raised about the distribution...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Mar 24, 2011 at 1:25 pm | 4 comments | 2014 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: City defends use of redevelopment agencies

There is another side to redevelopment that is absent in Jennifer Bestor's Guest Opinion last week on redevelopment agencies...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2011
Last comment by Roxie Rorapaugh, on Mar 24, 2011 at 1:10 pm | 2 comments | 1494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Friday: Workshop on keeping wildfires at bay

A free daylong "firewise" workshop for anyone living in the Woodside Fire Protection District is set for Friday, March 25,...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by Lorrie D, on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1320 Views

MENLO PARK

Sharon Heights' homeowner association doesn't function

It appears that many local communities have formed active and informative community associations for their residents. Palo...

Original post made by Sara on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sara, on Mar 23, 2011 at 12:00 pm | 3 comments | 1607 Views

ATHERTON

Bake Sale Scheduled for Atherton

Athertonians for Responsible Government will be holding a bake sale this Monday, March 28th at the Town Council Chambers. Proceeds...

Original post made by Michael McCray on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Huh?, on Mar 23, 2011 at 8:42 am | 1 comment | 1439 Views

SPORTS

MA Varsity Baseball Team falls to Sequoia in 10 innings

The MA varsity baseball team fell to Sequoia in the first league game of the season after 10 innings in a race to beat the...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 22, 2011
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Film strikes chord

Insights often have the most value after the occasion has passed and one has had time to ponder the deeper meanings, so it...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by Woodside community member, on Mar 22, 2011 at 6:42 pm | 1 comment | 2143 Views

MENLO PARK

Fergusson ponders whether to ask for D.C. trip reimbursement

It was past bedtime even for night owls by the time the Menlo Park City Council got to the staff reports section of the March...

Original post made on Mar. 16, 2011
Last comment by Michael, on Mar 22, 2011 at 4:47 pm | 22 comments | 2391 Views

MENLO PARK

Does anyone know what happened at the transportation commission meeting last Friday?

Hello, The transportation commission meeting was not available online last week and it appears that the city has not posted...

Original post made by Jason on Mar. 21, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 22, 2011 at 2:55 pm | 12 comments | 2034 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Redevelopment agencies siphon funds from schools

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=8504 posted Tuesday, March 15, 2011, 10:51 AM <B>...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2011
Last comment by Jennifer Bestor, on Mar 22, 2011 at 9:57 am | 20 comments | 3959 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 3/21/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Tigers Wife - Tea Obreht 2 Twice A Spy - Keith Thomson 3 Room - Emma Donoghue 4 Visit From The Goon...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 21, 2011
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