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AROUND TOWN

Social networking feeds food bank

It began as a generous gesture at Trader Joe's in Menlo Park. As of last week, Carolee Hazard's kindness to a stranger had...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2009
Last comment by Testa Piena, on Sep 10, 2009 at 10:20 am | 3 comments | 1429 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

How schools are handling Obama talk

With all the hubbub over whether schools should show President Barack Obama speech today that urges students to take responsibility...

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Summer, on Sep 9, 2009 at 3:54 pm | 4 comments | 1648 Views

ATHERTON

New history book is all about Atherton

Atherton is the latest town to get the local history treatment, with a new coffee-table book called "Under the Oaks: Two...

Original post made on Jun. 27, 2009
Last comment by Margo Ritter, on Sep 9, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 6 comments | 2139 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Dr. Noize Live, Electronic Music & More! at CSMA - Sunday, Oct. 18

Free concert for young kids & families at Community School of Music and Arts (CSMA) at Finn Center! Award-winning Dr. Noize...

Original post made by CSMA on Sep. 9, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1511 Views

MENLO PARK

Armed men invade Menlo Park home

Two masked men armed with handguns invaded an occupied home in the 700 block of Ivy Drive in Menlo Park on Saturday, Sept....

Original post made on Sep. 8, 2009
Last comment by Worried Resident, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:44 pm | 3 comments | 1329 Views

AROUND TOWN

Caltrain says whistle volume back to normal

Over a month after local residents started complaining about the greatly increased volume of Caltrain horns, the rail agency...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by PA neighbor, on Sep 8, 2009 at 10:00 pm | 18 comments | 2212 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cell phone towers are not good for children

Cell Phone Tower on Corte Madera School Building Board Meeting Wednesday, September 9, 2009 at 8:30PM The Portola...

Original post made by David Smernoff on Sep. 8, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2483 Views

AROUND TOWN

Giant oak falls at M-A High School

A large oak tree in the Menlo-Atherton High School parking lot collapsed over a wall, landing on the sidewalk and covering...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 8, 2009 at 6:42 am | 28 comments | 1806 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gemma named 'Superintendent of the Year'

The regional office of the Association of California School Administrators has named Superintendent Pat Gemma of the Sequoia...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by the dorkatore, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:16 am | 5 comments | 2089 Views

ATHERTON

High-speed rail: Atherton resident files suit

Accompanied by attorneys Mike Brady and Zachary Tyson, Atherton resident Russell Peterson filed a lawsuit against the California...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by John McDonald, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 14 comments | 2726 Views

MENLO PARK

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a town hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 1953 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge sides with Menlo Park, Atherton over flaws in high-speed rail review; could delay project

Opponents of a plan to send high-speed trains shooting down the Peninsula's Caltrain corridor -- including the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 22 comments | 1951 Views

MENLO PARK

Huge crowd vents high-speed rail woes

Panel members face many questions and concerns following the meeting on high-speed rail in the Menlo Park City Council chambers...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 1509 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corte Madera middle school graduates 72 students

Corte Madera School in Portola Valley graduated 72 eighth-grade students on Friday, June 12. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8181...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by diana boyle, on Sep 7, 2009 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1701 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 1692 Views

MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 6, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 22 comments | 1958 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanacc Bias.: Almanac in the Tank for Kelly Fergusson

The Almanac has demonstrated extreme bias when it leaves on the front page older blogs with fewer responses and pulls more...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 10 comments | 1472 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tempers flare in debate over public pay

Long-simmering political tensions boiled over at Menlo Park's City Council meeting Aug. 25, sparked by a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Prince, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 1851 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson's campaign debt payoff Barbeque

Kelly is hosting a BBQ on Labor Day to 'balance her budget', so to speak. As usual, she plans this at the last minute after...

Original post made by BBQ Joe on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Prince, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 1433 Views

MENLO PARK

Applying for medical marijuana permits

San Mateo County is accepting applications for medical marijuana clubs in unincorporated areas. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Right on, on Sep 4, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1394 Views
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