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Menlo Park: Jellins says time constraints pushed his decision

Menlo Park Mayor Nicholas Jellins said he feels good about his recent decision not to run for a third term on the City Council...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by Maggy, on Feb 23, 2009 at 8:45 pm | 1 comment | 1666 Views

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High-Speed-Rail Authority extends deadline

The state agency responsible for building a high-speed rail system has extended its deadline for comments after requests...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Feb 23, 2009 at 4:41 pm | 12 comments | 1898 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everyday Etiquette Class for KIDS! This weekend!

Who wouldn’t want words such as, “polite,” “helpful,” and “pleasant” to be used to describe their child? This fun, interactive...

Original post made by JF on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by JF, on Feb 23, 2009 at 1:48 pm | 1 comment | 1896 Views

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Mountain lion reported at Canada College

A mountain lion sighting was reported Wednesday evening at Canada College in Woodside, according to the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Feb. 23, 2009
Last comment by LionLover, on Feb 23, 2009 at 12:30 pm | 1 comment | 1667 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: City should reinstate summary minutes

Until it is important to find out in a hurry what happened at a City Council meeting, the difference between "summary" and...

Original post made on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Paul Collacchi, on Feb 23, 2009 at 10:44 am | 19 comments | 1742 Views

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School bullying: Upcoming lectures, workshop

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=3332 posted Wednesday, February 18, 2009, 7:26...

Original post made on Feb. 22, 2009
Last comment by Michael Dreiblatt, on Feb 22, 2009 at 9:35 pm | 1 comment | 1663 Views

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Line dancing with soul

To see an audio slide show of Juanita Croft's Soul Line Dance class, click the link below. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=740...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2007
Last comment by Luther, on Feb 22, 2009 at 9:26 am | 5 comments | 2791 Views

MENLO PARK

The Menlo Park El Camino Gridlock

Mon-Sat 7:30am to 6:30pm El Camino through Menlo Park and the very southern edge of Atherton is gridlock. Why? There's only...

Original post made by stop and stop on Feb. 15, 2009
Last comment by suzy, on Feb 21, 2009 at 9:39 am | 11 comments | 1972 Views

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'We averted a major disaster'

A facility in Redwood City that treats wastewater for Menlo Park, Atherton and other local towns narrowly escaped this...

Original post made on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by E. Johnson, on Feb 20, 2009 at 10:59 pm | 1 comment | 1867 Views

MENLO PARK

Lee Duboc: Will West Menlo Park child care be privatized?

Former Menlo Park councilwoman Lee Duboc sent the email below to her e-mail group on Feb. 16. From: Menlo Park's Future...

Original post made by Messenger on Feb. 17, 2009
Last comment by Sorry Truth, on Feb 20, 2009 at 6:03 pm | 28 comments | 2239 Views

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Multi-Handed Ragtime Blast Mar. 11 in Menlo Park

Menlo Park’s Nan Bostick, a consummate ragtime pianist and historian, will be joined by Mystic, Connecticut’s Ivory and Gold...

Original post made by Nan Bostick on Feb. 20, 2009
Last comment by Nan Bostick, on Feb 20, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 1 comment | 1965 Views

MENLO PARK

Looking for cost savings proposals

Tough times call for tough decisions. Anyone have any good ideas on where cuts can be made with the least amount of suffering...

Original post made by Proactive Paul on Feb. 16, 2009
Last comment by revenue shortfall, on Feb 19, 2009 at 6:15 pm | 2 comments | 1641 Views

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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 | 1865 Views

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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 | 1672 Views

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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 | 2044 Views

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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 | 2870 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 | 2302 Views

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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 | 1475 Views

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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 | 1826 Views

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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 | 2535 Views
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