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California in an 'unprecedented' fiscal crisis

"It's grim. There's no other word for it," State Senator Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, summed up the economic catastrophe California...

Original post made on May. 28, 2009
Last comment by Patty, on May 28, 2009 at 6:19 am | 1 comment | 1667 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Cargill development

I am surprised more people aren't upset about the future development out on the salt marshes. Be it in Redwood City or anywhere....

Original post made by Amy on May. 27, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1671 Views

MENLO PARK

Saving a life, all in a day's work for Menlo Park high school senior

The story could have ended in so many different ways, few of them good. But as it stands, the life of a grandfather was saved...

Original post made on May. 26, 2009
Last comment by Paul Hoekenga, on May 26, 2009 at 3:23 pm | 1 comment | 1605 Views

MOVIES

Film night at the Atherton Library

Friday, May 29 at 7:00 PM, the Atherton Library presents it's family friendly "Final Friday Flick"... Nim's Island. 96 min....

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3956 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Summer Reading at Atherton Library

The summer reading program for children (babies through 5th grade) runs June 1st through August 15th. Finishers get a free...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1575 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Parent Workshop at Atherton Library

“Turning No into Yes” Presented by Parents Place of San Mateo. Wednesday, May 27 at 7 PM. Young children are expected to...

Original post made by Atherton Library on May. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1740 Views

MENLO PARK

City adopts climate action plan

Menlo Park has a new plan to address the issue of climate change. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=4037...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Saving Fuel, on May 25, 2009 at 11:48 am | 4 comments | 1317 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Almanac's advice not needed in Woodside

Last week's Almanac Viewpoint column advises the Woodside Town Council to deny Steve Jobs the demolition permit he has sought...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Ah Sweet Irony!, on May 24, 2009 at 9:58 pm | 3 comments | 1380 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Watch: Frustration rises over child care program

With fingers pointing every which way over the alleged mismanagement of Menlo Park's Burgess preschool child care program,...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by MCC Parent, on May 23, 2009 at 10:29 am | 60 comments | 2447 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Ex-ballerina hosts South African dancers

When Woodside's Kristine Elliott Schwabacher heard about Dance For All, a program that teaches dance to young disadvantaged...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2008
Last comment by Chanique Mckok, on May 23, 2009 at 6:00 am | 2 comments | 3178 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Get BPA out of baby bottles!

Contact your state legislators to get toxic chemicals out of products for babies and toddlers. Information on the topic is...

Original post made by Ma Dre on May. 22, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1540 Views

ATHERTON

Ask the deputy

Q. Do cyclists have to obey vehicle laws? Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8009...

Original post made on May. 13, 2009
Last comment by driver, on May 22, 2009 at 9:46 am | 17 comments | 2217 Views

MENLO PARK

Has Steve Jobs won battle over Jackling house?

For eight years, Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs has been trying to tear down the 1920s-era Jackling mansion in Woodside so...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Leon T, on May 22, 2009 at 7:37 am | 1 comment | 1498 Views

MENLO PARK

Dee Tolles to serve on hospital board

Dee Tolles, a former Menlo Park councilman and mayor, will serve on the Sequoia Hospital Foundation's board of directors...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 22, 2009 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 2164 Views

MENLO PARK

Emergency responders get toll-violation tickets

Menlo Park firefighters and police are being cited for driving through toll plazas without paying -- even though they are...

Original post made on May. 21, 2009
Last comment by Suzie, on May 22, 2009 at 7:17 am | 9 comments | 1649 Views

OTHER TOPICS

A bench on Kings Mountain

When our lawyer asked Bill Workman, a retired reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle who covered the Peninsula for years,...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Dick Lynn, on May 20, 2009 at 3:30 pm | 1 comment | 1663 Views

AROUND TOWN

Post-election: Waiting for other shoe to drop

And now we wait. The special May 19 election is over, with five of the six propositions defeated. Now that California officials...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Brittanicus, on May 20, 2009 at 2:54 pm | 1 comment | 1376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Celebrating 100 years in Menlo Park

She remembers the days when cowboys rode down the El Camino Real in Menlo Park and recalls the excitement when the first...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Tom, on May 20, 2009 at 2:10 pm | 1 comment | 1359 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Boys Varsity Tennis Champs

The Menlo-Atherton boy’s varsity tennis team recently won its first Peninsula Athletic League Bay Division title since 1998...

Original post made by CalFan on May. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2281 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest and Sequoia district gird for battle

Within days, attorneys for Everest Public High School, a new charter school set to open in September, are expected to sue...

Original post made on May. 20, 2009
Last comment by Libertarian, on May 20, 2009 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1554 Views
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