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In high-speed rail battle, Peninsula residents may have found their Goliath

Those who would like to see the high-speed rail line run in a tunnel or a trench, rather than on a berm, as it passes through...

Original post made on Aug. 7, 2009
Last comment by progress, on Sep 24, 2009 at 5:15 pm | 41 comments | 3318 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sunset, Coastal Commission to honor 'heroes'

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of California Coastal Cleanup Day, Menlo Park-based Sunset magazine and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 14, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 24, 2009 at 2:07 pm | 3 comments | 1484 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Class of 2009: Hillview graduates move on to high school

Hillview Middle School's class of eighth-graders had their moment in the sun with a graduation ceremony at 5 p.m. Friday,...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Temuulen, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:53 pm | 1 comment | 1899 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo boys win first of two PAL water polo showdowns

Jack Bowen has written a book and lectures quite often both at Menlo School and De Anza College. While he has no problem...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by former M-A parent, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:25 pm | 1 comment | 1314 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Menlo Park poised to renovate its downtown

It's very true that Redwood City, Palo Alto, San Carlos and Mountain View have all rejuvenated their downtowns. Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by Downtown Santa Cruz Ave unattractive, on Sep 23, 2009 at 4:13 pm | 2 comments | 1279 Views

MENLO PARK

City in tough spot on affordable housing

Faced with a surplus of funds to spend on below-market-rate housing and a paucity of places to build new units, Menlo Park...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by enough, on Sep 23, 2009 at 3:25 pm | 6 comments | 1604 Views

MENLO PARK

A future for Tinker Park?

A transformation of the Hillview campus, set to start next year, would have eliminated Tinker Park and used the space as...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2009
Last comment by hv mom, on Sep 23, 2009 at 3:16 pm | 11 comments | 1581 Views

AROUND TOWN

T-Mobile seeks OK for antenna atop Corte Madera School building

The school board is set to decide on a plan to install a cellular phone antenna atop the Portola Valley School District office,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Curious, on Sep 23, 2009 at 9:16 am | 2 comments | 1351 Views

MENLO PARK

Pop Warner football: Vikings sweep Sunnyvale teams

The Menlo-Atherton Vikings of the Pop Warner football league swept Sunnyvale in the third week of the season. The games took...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2009
Last comment by james, on Sep 23, 2009 at 8:13 am | 1 comment | 1288 Views

ATHERTON

throwing good money after bad

I make a living by putting other people's money to work. I used to think spending $750 annually to keep our police department...

Original post made by financial advisor on Sep. 23, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1491 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Fergusson's grand jury rant an embarrassment

<I>Editor:</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8575 posted Wednesday, September...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by MP Resident, on Sep 22, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 16 comments | 2075 Views

AROUND TOWN

Two local youths achieve Eagle Scouts rank

Spence Petersen and Thomas Wiebe were recognized for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout at a national Eagle Scout Court of...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2009
Last comment by Another Eagle Mom, on Sep 22, 2009 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1351 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park: Public hearing on employee contracts Tuesday

Apparently heeding calls to allow more public input into upcoming negotiations with employee unions, Menlo Park plans to...

Original post made on Sep. 18, 2009
Last comment by Hank ad nauseam, on Sep 22, 2009 at 7:36 pm | 4 comments | 1178 Views

AROUND TOWN

Zumba Fitness at Atherton Library

Zumba is a fusion of hypnotic Latin rhythms and international beats teamed with easy to follow dance moves to create a dynamic...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1337 Views

MOVIES

Movie night at Atherton Library

The library will host the Final Friday Flick for September, on Friday September 25 at 7 PM. The film will be "Bolt." Rated...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Sep. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 5220 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Bohannon project would generate much-needed funds for city coffers

Menlo Park is facing unprecedented economic challenges as local revenues from sales, property and utility taxes decline....

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2009
Last comment by Morris Brown, on Sep 22, 2009 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1288 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Saturday: High-speed rail 'teach-in'

The city of Palo Alto will host a six-hour workshop on the California high-speed rail project Saturday, Sept. 12, designed...

Original post made on Sep. 10, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 21, 2009 at 6:36 pm | 2 comments | 1723 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of September 20, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Gate At The Stairs Lorrie Moore 4 Girl Who Played...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Sep. 21, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sequoia district asks judge to throw out parts of Everest charter school lawsuit

High school district attorneys, in answer to a lawsuit from Everest Public High School, allege portions of the suit are irrelevant...

Original post made on Sep. 15, 2009
Last comment by David Boyce, on Sep 21, 2009 at 3:57 pm | 18 comments | 1920 Views

MENLO PARK

A swimming success?

Responding to a call on The Almanac's Web site for thoughts on Menlo Park's public pool in Burgess Park, one longtime resident,...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Sep 21, 2009 at 12:14 pm | 18 comments | 6911 Views
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