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AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion shot, killed in backyard

Authorities shot and killed a mountain lion that they cornered in a backyard after it wandered into a Redwood City neighborhood...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Hmmm, on Apr 1, 2011 at 1:45 am | 39 comments | 3285 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Simitian's green-energy bill clears Legislature

A proposal by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, to require California utilities to obtain a greater share of their electricity...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Francis, on Apr 1, 2011 at 12:36 am | 3 comments | 2299 Views

SPORTS

MA Bears lose second game to El Camino

The MA Bears Varsity baseball team succumbs to El Camino's pitching for the second time this week suffering their 4th loss...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 31, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2300 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo council looks at $1.3 million in budget cuts

The $1.3 million in cuts proposed for Menlo Park's general fund will largely come from reducing personnel costs, according...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2011
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 31, 2011 at 6:30 pm | 5 comments | 1703 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Allies in education

The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula has expanded its reach to improve opportunities for young people in stressed communities....

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by Michael Rattray, on Mar 31, 2011 at 5:02 pm | 1 comment | 2516 Views

SPORTS

MA Bears Lose to El Camino

The MA Varsity baseball team stumbles at El Camino as starting pitcher J Eclavea threw a 4 hit complete game win with a score...

Original post made by Linda Lange on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by Jim Long, on Mar 31, 2011 at 2:13 pm | 1 comment | 3595 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Laurel Crittenden

Laurel E. Crittenden, who died March 18, grew up in Portola Valley, taught in Portola Valley schools as a substitute teacher,...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2011
Last comment by JoAnn Loulan, on Mar 31, 2011 at 1:41 pm | 1 comment | 3146 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Origami Crane Workshop

The Atherton Library is hosting Menlo School students, who will teach origami crane folding. The library is donating cranes...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Mar. 31, 2011
There are no comments yet. 2350 Views

MENLO PARK

Planner envisions alternative future for Bay Area rail travel

There are rumors of electric trains coming to San Mateo County. If high-speed trains someday travel between San Francisco...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Mikeorama, on Mar 31, 2011 at 8:53 am | 4 comments | 1925 Views

MENLO PARK

Investment consultant agrees to SEC fines

Mark Duffell, a former consultant for the Menlo Park-based private investment firm Accel-KKR LLC, agreed to penalties of...

Original post made on Mar. 30, 2011
Last comment by mere, on Mar 30, 2011 at 12:20 pm | 1 comment | 1788 Views

ATHERTON

What happened to that FBI probe?

Remember a couple of months ago about John Johns claim that FBI agents were interviewing people in Atherton about government...

Original post made by JT on Mar. 18, 2011
Last comment by HR, on Mar 30, 2011 at 1:33 am | 12 comments | 1780 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrain cobbles together financial survival plan

If negotiations with the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority (VTA) go well, Caltrain might get an infusion of $4.9...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Respondent to John Murphy, on Mar 29, 2011 at 7:10 pm | 2 comments | 1929 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Former president visits Portola Valley

<I>The author, Samantha Bergeson, is a resident of Portola Valley and a sophomore at Menlo School. </I></B> Read the full...

Original post made on Mar. 25, 2011
Last comment by Joy D, on Mar 29, 2011 at 6:55 pm | 8 comments | 2269 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wednesday: Uprising in Egypt topic of talk

Stanford professor Joel Beinin will present a talk, "The Popular Uprising in Egypt," at the Wednesday, March 30, meeting...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by Yawn, on Mar 29, 2011 at 5:03 pm | 2 comments | 1517 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodsiders to executive recruiter: Find us another Susan George

As the town of Woodside searches for a new manager, residents find much to praise, and nothing to criticize, in Susan George,...

Original post made on Mar. 29, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Mar 29, 2011 at 3:06 pm | 2 comments | 3188 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Former council member sticks up for Fergusson

Last week's Almanac story (and accompanying editorial) on council travel implies that some Menlo Park City Council members...

Original post made on Mar. 23, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 29, 2011 at 1:09 pm | 20 comments | 2696 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 3/28/2011

Hardcover Fiction 1 Four Ms Bradwells Meg Waite Clayton 2 Tiger's Wife Tea Obreht 3 Room Emma Donoghue 4 Saturday Big...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Mar. 29, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1782 Views

MENLO PARK

Report calls Stanford traffic mitigation for Menlo Park 'intolerable'

A report drafted by the transportation commission calls the inequity between the $8.3 million Stanford has proposed giving...

Original post made on Mar. 22, 2011
Last comment by peter carpenter, on Mar 29, 2011 at 10:34 am | 53 comments | 3774 Views

MENLO PARK

What's your frequency? Menlo library plans upgrade

A desire for faster checkout and fewer literary thefts lies behind a proposed Menlo Park public library upgrade. As part...

Original post made on Mar. 28, 2011
Last comment by Hello 2011!, on Mar 29, 2011 at 12:37 am | 2 comments | 1860 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Atherton girl is "Annie" at Castilleja Middle School Production

Gabby Occhipinti of Atherton a 7th grader at Castilleja Middle School, will be starring as Annie in the musical of the same...

Original post made by Ellin Carpenter on Jan. 24, 2011
Last comment by Gabby Occhipinti, on Mar 28, 2011 at 11:28 pm | 1 comment | 2528 Views
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