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AROUND TOWN

At Filoli in Woodside: Bringing life to landscape sculpture

Workshops, lectures, garden tours kick off Filoli's new season. Sculptor DJ Garrity will come to Filoli's opening event Daffodil...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Christina Syrett, on Feb 19, 2009 at 3:28 pm | 1 comment | 1829 Views

AROUND TOWN

Hannah Steuer, 8, wins poetry award

Hannah Steuer of Menlo Park, age 8, received honorable mention in the October 2008 Cricket children's magazine's poetry...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 19, 2009 at 3:19 pm | 1 comment | 1640 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foreclosures mount in Belle Haven

The number of houses foreclosed upon in Menlo Park over the past year has ticked over 100, and there doesn't seem to be much...

Original post made on Jan. 7, 2009
Last comment by Supporter, on Feb 19, 2009 at 1:13 pm | 6 comments | 2005 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Union electricians picket Ladera Oaks club over non-union wages

On most weekday mornings, there's now a crowd of men clad in orange safety vests at the entrance to Ladera Oaks Swim, Fitness...

Original post made on Feb. 6, 2009
Last comment by dan, on Feb 18, 2009 at 10:39 pm | 68 comments | 2793 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Announcing the Richard Weaver Fund at Menlo-Atherton High School

In his 43rd year at Menlo-Atherton, history teacher Richard Weaver is a legend. A Stanford University graduate with...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by member, on Feb 17, 2009 at 7:17 pm | 2 comments | 2282 Views

AROUND TOWN

Winter Arts Festival!

Winter Arts Festival Date: February 21st and 22nd What: Friday the 21st 6:30 to 9:30PM will be a cabaret night....

Original post made by M-A Thespian Society on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by M-A Thespians Society, on Feb 17, 2009 at 6:24 pm | 1 comment | 1463 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Anna Eshoo votes for stimulus bill in Congress

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, voted to approve the $787 billion conference stimulus bill on Friday, saying that it will...

Original post made on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Feb 17, 2009 at 5:25 pm | 2 comments | 1804 Views

AROUND TOWN

Ron Newdoll's enterprises go solar

For Ron Newdoll of Woodside, going solar is a no-brainer. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6391...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2008
Last comment by Bill Golden, on Feb 17, 2009 at 1:39 am | 2 comments | 2441 Views

MENLO PARK

City may see 24 percent garbage rate hike

Menlo Park residents and businesses might be in line for a hike in garbage collection rates of as much as 24 percent. Read...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2009
Last comment by Ltown, on Feb 16, 2009 at 8:37 pm | 17 comments | 1747 Views

SPORTS

Menlo-Atherton Frosh-Soph Boys Basketball takes 1st Place

The M-A Frosh-Soph Boys Basketball team clinched first place in the Peninsula Athletic (PAL) League Southern Division for...

Original post made by CalFan on Feb. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2196 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Winter Arts Festival!

Winter Arts Festival Date: February 21st and 22nd What: Friday the 21st 6:30 to 9:30PM will be a cabaret night. Saturday...

Original post made by M-A Thespian Society on Feb. 14, 2009
Last comment by Richard, on Feb 16, 2009 at 12:26 pm | 1 comment | 1762 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - February 15, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1. Cutting For Stone - Abraham Verghese 2. Vagrants - Yiyun Li 3. Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Feb. 16, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1668 Views

MENLO PARK

Time for Menlo Park to drop the High Speed Rail lawsuit

We have voted yes for it, the federal government will be making funds available for it in the stimulus package, and now...

Original post made by Roxie on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 15, 2009 at 6:49 pm | 3 comments | 1669 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Making the case for the sergeants' raise

Menlo Park recently gave a substantial pay raise to its police sergeants. This raise has been criticized by The Almanac and...

Original post made on Feb. 3, 2009
Last comment by Come Out Of Your Bubble, Hank, on Feb 15, 2009 at 5:26 pm | 59 comments | 2286 Views

AROUND TOWN

Shoes on Overhead Wires, Highway 101 eyesore

Anyone else notice the sneakers on the overhead wires on HY 101 southbound before Marsh? Caltrans has a "Maintenance Service...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 8, 2009
Last comment by get a life, on Feb 15, 2009 at 2:10 am | 9 comments | 2310 Views

SPORTS

Former Olympic swimming coach diagnosed with brain cancer

Richard Quick, a former resident of Menlo Park and one of the most successful swimming coaches on the planet, has been diagnosed...

Original post made on Feb. 14, 2009
There are no comments yet. 2505 Views

OTHER TOPICS

read this article and comment

Death by Moron: Has anonymous commenting destroyed meaningful online dialogue? Oh, hell yes. By Mark Morford, SF...

Original post made by Bill on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by Jim, on Feb 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm | 3 comments | 2090 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Gas prices continue to rise despite cheap oil

Bay Area gas prices steadily increased over the last two months, according to AAA, which announced Wednesday that California's...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by We're All Suckers to Chevron, on Feb 14, 2009 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1735 Views

MENLO PARK

Four arrested in Willows stabbing

Menlo Park police arrested two men and two juveniles following a fight that occurred just before 4 p.m. Thursday (Feb. 12)...

Original post made on Feb. 13, 2009
Last comment by the pope, on Feb 13, 2009 at 4:15 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views

MENLO PARK

Church granted expanded use of meeting space

Menlo Park Presbyterian Church has won approval to increase the number of hours it uses its meeting room in back of the building...

Original post made on Feb. 11, 2009
Last comment by Dude, on Feb 12, 2009 at 10:54 pm | 5 comments | 1523 Views
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