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MENLO PARK

Did negligence kill heritage trees?

Two spindly redwood trees peek out over a row of street trees that stretches to the horizon along El Camino Real, fronting...

Original post made on Feb. 18, 2009
Last comment by stop global warming, on Mar 2, 2009 at 9:09 pm | 4 comments | 1688 Views

MENLO PARK

Scale Down the High Speed Rail Project

The High Speed Train Project (HST) arrived at our front door before Palo Alto and Menlo Park have had the time and funding...

Original post made by Brielle Johnck on Feb. 27, 2009
Last comment by question growth, on Mar 2, 2009 at 5:12 pm | 9 comments | 1788 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Obituary: Charlotte Anderson: Noted gardener and community leader

Charlotte Anderson, noted gardener, community leader and volunteer in Portola Valley for more than 50 years, died unexpectedly...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Ann Arnold Haley, on Mar 2, 2009 at 12:01 pm | 1 comment | 2457 Views

AROUND TOWN

Condoleezza Rice returning to Stanford Monday

Condoleezza Rice will return to Stanford University Monday (March 2), returning to her office in the Hoover Institution....

Original post made on Mar. 1, 2009
Last comment by Move the Hoover, on Mar 2, 2009 at 8:10 am | 2 comments | 1589 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents demand tunnels for high-speed rail

Anger, confusion and frustration over California's proposed high-speed rail system dominated a tense meeting in Palo Alto,...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Jeff, on Mar 2, 2009 at 6:46 am | 1 comment | 1550 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley's new Web site is now live

Portola Valley's new town Web site went online today. The site is notable for allowing visitors to filter content according...

Original post made on Mar. 2, 2009
Last comment by Annelise Connell, on Mar 2, 2009 at 3:15 am | 1 comment | 2331 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Trial in killing of East Palo Alto cop to begin

The trial of the man accused of killing of East Palo Alto police officer Richard May in 2006 is scheduled to begin Monday...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2009
Last comment by Rick May, on Feb 28, 2009 at 6:37 am | 1 comment | 1706 Views

OTHER TOPICS

High-speed rail: Palo Alto residents join revolt

It began with a series of casual chats between neighbors in the Southgate neighborhood before it spilled over to other parts...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Caballo de Ferro, on Feb 27, 2009 at 3:47 pm | 29 comments | 2162 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park agrees to recycling center

Menlo Park's City Council has unanimously agreed to a plan to re-tool the Shoreway Recycling Center in San Carlos. The new...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2009
Last comment by Pony Up, on Feb 27, 2009 at 1:53 pm | 3 comments | 1778 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Three public meetings set on high-speed rail

In response to calls from Peninsula residents for more information on the high-speed rail project, the authority that oversees...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 26, 2009 at 3:17 pm | 5 comments | 1771 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paws for tales at Atherton Library

Children ages 5 and older can sign up to read to a trained therapy dog. Reading aloud improves reading skills, and builds...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Feb. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1778 Views

MOVIES

Final Friday Flicks at Atherton Library

Friday February 27th is family friendly film night at the library. This month's film is a recent Pixar delight, and Academy...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Feb. 26, 2009
There are no comments yet. 3579 Views

MENLO PARK

Short Takes

<B>Meet your replacement Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=7620 posted Wednesday, February...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2009
Last comment by AC Sparks, on Feb 25, 2009 at 7:30 am | 1 comment | 1527 Views

SPORTS

Menlo boys open Central Coast Section basketball title defense

Senior Alex Smith missed last season's CCS Division IV title game with an injury, but his return and the addition of senior...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Dixons, on Feb 24, 2009 at 9:20 pm | 1 comment | 2216 Views

WOODSIDE

Atherton, Woodside team up for federal stimulus funds

Atherton and Woodside public works officials are teaming up so that that their small towns don't miss out on economic stimulus...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Loose Caboose, on Feb 24, 2009 at 8:32 pm | 1 comment | 2154 Views

OTHER TOPICS

New 'greenprint' could map way for next boom

A new leadership group is poised to steer Silicon Valley into a "green-tech revolution" that could keep the valley from being...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by Arlen Comfort, on Feb 24, 2009 at 11:21 am | 1 comment | 1823 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - February 22, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. The Women - T. C. Boyle 2. Drood - Dan Simmons 3. Hotel On The Corner Of Bitter & Sweet - Jamie...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Feb. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1512 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

M-A on eBay: Online Auction for Menlo-Atherton is a true “Fun-Raiser”

Menlo-Atherton’s Foundation for the Future is holding its second “M-A on eBay” auction March 22-29th. Up for bid are fabulous...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 24, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1843 Views

AROUND TOWN

Armed robbers hit Middlefield Road market

Police are seeking three people involved in the armed robbery of a market in unincorporated Redwood City on Sunday. Read...

Original post made on Feb. 24, 2009
Last comment by scout, on Feb 24, 2009 at 5:07 am | 1 comment | 1626 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sustainable Menlo Park takes on housing issue

Sustainable Menlo Park, a group founded by David Bohannon and helmed by former councilman Chuck Kinney, will meet at 5:30...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Give Me A Different Break!, on Feb 23, 2009 at 9:25 pm | 3 comments | 1908 Views
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