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AROUND TOWN

'Spirit unaffected' -- teacher Jason Picetti offers lessons in courage and determination

Is it possible to sum up a life in six words? Jason Picetti, a man who embraces challenge, recently decided to try. Read...

Original post made on Mar. 31, 2009
Last comment by Anonymous, on Aug 25, 2010 at 5:42 pm | 33 comments | 7990 Views

MENLO PARK

Traveling con man Simon Gann arrested in Menlo Park

There's your run-of-the-mill bad boyfriend, and then there's Simon Gann. A 32-year-old Menlo Park woman suspected that the...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by MP, on Aug 25, 2010 at 2:38 pm | 8 comments | 3943 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board candidates toss in hats

The candidate rosters have begun to fill for the elections in November to determine the make-up of the governing boards...

Original post made on Jul. 29, 2010
Last comment by district parent, on Aug 25, 2010 at 1:49 pm | 3 comments | 2914 Views

SPORTS

Woodside Vaulters take home honors

For the more clumsy, dance and gymnastics, even on a solid floor, is cause for embarrassment and, at times, injury. Combining...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by Reader, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:27 pm | 1 comment | 4428 Views

AROUND TOWN

District delivers death to mosquitoes

Mosquitoes have dedicated enemies in San Mateo County, where the Mosquito Abatement District goes to great lengths to deny...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2010
Last comment by anonymous, on Aug 25, 2010 at 12:07 pm | 1 comment | 1723 Views

MENLO PARK

Burgess baby pool closed; two children hospitalized after gas exposure

Two children who were playing in the Burgess baby pool in Menlo Park on Aug. 10 had reactions to a "gaseous substance" apparently...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Think this through, on Aug 25, 2010 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 1918 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council: more spending cuts needed

Atherton staff must sharpen their pencils and find more spending cuts to avoid reaching into reserves and the parcel tax...

Original post made on May. 22, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Aug 25, 2010 at 10:03 am | 41 comments | 5117 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: MP may ask for bids on pool contract

The Menlo Park City Council, which meets Tuesday (Aug. 24) after a summer recess, has three items of note on its agenda....

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 25, 2010 at 9:12 am | 4 comments | 1496 Views

ATHERTON

Suspect arrested in burglary of Encinal School

A burglary at Encinal Elementary School at 195 Encinal Avenue in Atherton led to the arrest of a Redwood City man two blocks...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Hmmmmmm, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:15 pm | 2 comments | 1657 Views

MENLO PARK

Pool mishap: Why did city wait eight days to report it?

The Menlo Park investigation continues into a chlorination malfunction at the Burgess baby pool that put two children in...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Cynical de Bergerac II, on Aug 24, 2010 at 10:05 pm | 2 comments | 1352 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park roundup: City may seek bids for contract to operate Burgess pool center

The Menlo Park City Council faces three items of note when it meets Tuesday, Aug. 24, after a summer recess: Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 24, 2010 at 3:44 pm | 2 comments | 1219 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park city officials back to business

Tonight (Aug. 23) the Menlo Park Planning Commission reconvenes to consider whether to approve a use permit for Beverages...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry, on Aug 24, 2010 at 2:34 pm | 4 comments | 1666 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge tentatively decides not to reopen high-speed-rail lawsuit filed by Atherton, MP

After a judge tentatively decided Aug. 19 to not reopen a lawsuit filed against the high-speed rail authority by Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by GiveItUp, on Aug 24, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 9 comments | 2008 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside murder suspect pleads not guilty

Pooroushasb "Peter" Parineh of unincorporated Woodside has pleaded not guilty to charges of premeditated murder for financial...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2010
Last comment by Buck, on Aug 24, 2010 at 9:54 am | 1 comment | 1879 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Dialogue needed on BevMo application

The Menlo Park Planning Commission, and maybe ultimately the City Council, soon will decide whether the city should use its...

Original post made on Aug. 18, 2010
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Aug 24, 2010 at 7:19 am | 31 comments | 3155 Views

ATHERTON

Update: Wiest files papers for Atherton council race

Cary Wiest, a real estate appraiser and an apparently new resident of the town, filed candidate papers for the Atherton City...

Original post made on Aug. 9, 2010
Last comment by Colleen Anderson, on Aug 23, 2010 at 11:21 pm | 13 comments | 2133 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park election: Who are these people?

All six candidates running for Menlo Park City Council have spent time in the public eye, one way or another, some moments...

Original post made on Aug. 17, 2010
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Aug 23, 2010 at 5:26 pm | 27 comments | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Riders relish Tour de Menlo

Nearly 500 riders enjoyed a beautiful day of cycling Saturday in the seventh annual Tour de Menlo, sponsored by The Almanac...

Original post made on Aug. 23, 2010
Last comment by Henry Riggs, on Aug 23, 2010 at 2:36 pm | 1 comment | 1535 Views

OTHER TOPICS

What Could Be Done With $30 Million

One of the reasons this country, and communities like the Peninsula are failing to make progress, is the way we spend indiscriminately...

Original post made by R.Gordon on Aug. 21, 2010
Last comment by StanfordStudent, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:51 am | 2 comments | 1716 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside's out-of-date construction fees may rise significantly

Although it is town policy in Woodside to recover most of the cost of town staff's involvement in construction and remodeling...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2010
Last comment by EyeWitness, on Aug 21, 2010 at 9:13 am | 2 comments | 2218 Views
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