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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest opinion: District likely to lose on charter school site fight

On April 1, trustees of the Sequoia Union High School District approved a final offer of facilities for Everest Public High...

Original post made on Apr. 9, 2009
Last comment by Critic of SUHSD, on Apr 9, 2009 at 9:04 am | 1 comment | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

Alameda Round Table pizza to close

After more than 25 years in West Menlo Park, Round Table pizza parlor is closing April 3, said owner Jim Meola. Read the...

Original post made on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by Marie Klein, on Apr 8, 2009 at 7:34 pm | 1 comment | 1712 Views

MENLO PARK

Rosewood hotel complex opens for business

Rosewood Sand Hill hotel spa receptionist Janet Tarr, right, welcomes attendees after the ribbon cutting ceremony today (April...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2009
Last comment by groan, on Apr 8, 2009 at 5:24 pm | 14 comments | 1650 Views

OTHER TOPICS

The Insanity Behind Prop 8

Proposition 8. Ask any citizen of California or politically minded American, and we will offer up countless opposing viewpoints,...

Original post made by Escalus on Apr. 8, 2009
Last comment by menlocitizen, on Apr 8, 2009 at 4:22 pm | 2 comments | 1551 Views

MENLO PARK

Huge office/retail complex goes to commission

A proposal to build a 110,000-square-foot office/retail project at the site of the former Cadillac dealership on El Camino...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
Last comment by another view, on Apr 8, 2009 at 3:49 pm | 12 comments | 1848 Views

ATHERTON

Grand Jury rebukes Atherton events rules

If Atherton neighbors have a problem with events on the Menlo-Atherton High School campus, they should take it up with the...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by esquire, on Apr 8, 2009 at 11:40 am | 15 comments | 1840 Views

OTHER TOPICS

1944 Gene Kelly film burns at Stanford Theatre

The 1944 film "Cover Girl," starring Gene Kelly and Rita Hayworth, caught fire Thursday night about 10 minutes into the film...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by ron genauer, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:12 am | 5 comments | 3322 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fills revenue shortfall with reserve funds

The Atherton City Council moved to close a projected $1.5 million revenue shortfall with money from the town's reserve fund,...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Connection, on Apr 8, 2009 at 12:11 am | 4 comments | 2033 Views

MENLO PARK

City finances: How deep will cuts go?

The Menlo Park budgeting process looks to be more contentious than usual this year, with council members split on how to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by truth, on Apr 7, 2009 at 2:09 pm | 1 comment | 1643 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Council's 'house-flipping' plan is not realistic

Just a couple of years ago, the city government in Menlo Park cried poverty, and used that excuse to convince voters to approve...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by Elizabeth Lasensky, on Apr 7, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 1 comment | 1607 Views

MENLO PARK

Former Almanac advertising director Mardell Ward dies at 84

Mardell R. Ward, who served as advertising director of The Almanac from 1971 to 1989, died March 23 in Palo Alto. She was...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2009
Last comment by LYNN HAZARD, on Apr 7, 2009 at 12:44 pm | 1 comment | 1647 Views

AROUND TOWN

Holy Trinity Menlo Park Celebrates Creation Stewardship in April

April is Creation Stewardship month at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Menlo Park, featuring opportunities to participate,...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Apr. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1517 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sustainable Agriculture Expert John Jeavons To Appear at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

John Jeavons, Executive Director of Ecology Action of the Mid-Peninsula, will speak about Peak Farmland at Holy Trinity Episcopal...

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Apr. 6, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1533 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Doctor convicted in Internet prescriptions case

A Colorado doctor accused of illegally prescribing anti-depressants to a Stanford student, and a resident of Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Apr. 6, 2009
Last comment by Clotho, on Apr 6, 2009 at 5:48 pm | 1 comment | 1576 Views

AROUND TOWN

IBM withdraws $7 billion offer for Sun Micro

After weeks of negotiations, IBM withdrew its $7 billion bid for Sun Microsystems on Sunday, one day after Sun's board balked...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by Scott, on Apr 5, 2009 at 7:24 pm | 1 comment | 1602 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Guidici named football coach at Menlo College

Long-time athletic department member Fred Guidici was named interim head football coach at Menlo College on Wednesday. Read...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2009
Last comment by , on Apr 5, 2009 at 5:53 am | 2 comments | 2962 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Shadow of Power Page 66

"The men who crafted the constitution must be doing wheelies in their graves. To the eighteenth-century mind in the Age...

Original post made by Steve Martini on Apr. 4, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1631 Views

MENLO PARK

City eyes plan to take equity stake in homes

In an effort to keep low-income residents in their homes, the city of Menlo Park is considering a plan to buy an equity stake...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Sean Howell, on Apr 3, 2009 at 3:10 pm | 13 comments | 1844 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students host soccer tourney to fight HIV/AIDS

Students from three local high schools -- Menlo-Atherton, Palo Alto and Castilleja -- will host a Barefoot 3v3 co-ed soccer...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1602 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Woodside High grad pleads 'no contest' in fatal accident

A prison term may be looming for Keith Benford Knudsen, a Portola Valley native who was behind the wheel of a BMW in a fatal...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2009
Last comment by Concerned Mother, on Apr 2, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 2 comments | 2470 Views
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