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AROUND TOWN

Giant oak falls at M-A High School

A large oak tree in the Menlo-Atherton High School parking lot collapsed over a wall, landing on the sidewalk and covering...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Maria Flaherty, on Sep 8, 2009 at 6:42 am | 28 comments | 1980 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Gemma named 'Superintendent of the Year'

The regional office of the Association of California School Administrators has named Superintendent Pat Gemma of the Sequoia...

Original post made on May. 19, 2009
Last comment by the dorkatore, on Sep 8, 2009 at 12:16 am | 5 comments | 2271 Views

ATHERTON

High-speed rail: Atherton resident files suit

Accompanied by attorneys Mike Brady and Zachary Tyson, Atherton resident Russell Peterson filed a lawsuit against the California...

Original post made on Aug. 11, 2009
Last comment by John McDonald, on Sep 7, 2009 at 10:34 pm | 14 comments | 5552 Views

MENLO PARK

Passionate boos, cheers mark Eshoo meeting

A vocal crowd of nearly 1,000 people turned out Wednesday night for a town hall meeting with Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park,...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Ethan, on Sep 7, 2009 at 2:43 pm | 22 comments | 2103 Views

MENLO PARK

Judge sides with Menlo Park, Atherton over flaws in high-speed rail review; could delay project

Opponents of a plan to send high-speed trains shooting down the Peninsula's Caltrain corridor -- including the Menlo Park...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:51 pm | 22 comments | 2203 Views

MENLO PARK

Huge crowd vents high-speed rail woes

Panel members face many questions and concerns following the meeting on high-speed rail in the Menlo Park City Council chambers...

Original post made on Aug. 27, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 7, 2009 at 1:44 pm | 5 comments | 1637 Views

AROUND TOWN

Corte Madera middle school graduates 72 students

Corte Madera School in Portola Valley graduated 72 eighth-grade students on Friday, June 12. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=8181...

Original post made on Sep. 7, 2009
Last comment by diana boyle, on Sep 7, 2009 at 9:53 am | 1 comment | 1859 Views

MENLO PARK

El Camino development clears commission

Plans for a 110,000 square-foot, 40-foot-high building at the site of an abandoned auto dealership on El Camino Real have...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by observer, on Sep 7, 2009 at 5:42 am | 8 comments | 1828 Views

MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Aug. 31, 2009
Last comment by Roxie, on Sep 6, 2009 at 6:18 pm | 22 comments | 2126 Views

MENLO PARK

Almanacc Bias.: Almanac in the Tank for Kelly Fergusson

The Almanac has demonstrated extreme bias when it leaves on the front page older blogs with fewer responses and pulls more...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by common sense, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:34 pm | 10 comments | 1555 Views

AROUND TOWN

Tempers flare in debate over public pay

Long-simmering political tensions boiled over at Menlo Park's City Council meeting Aug. 25, sparked by a San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Prince, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:03 pm | 19 comments | 2017 Views

MENLO PARK

Kelly Fergusson's campaign debt payoff Barbeque

Kelly is hosting a BBQ on Labor Day to 'balance her budget', so to speak. As usual, she plans this at the last minute after...

Original post made by BBQ Joe on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Prince, on Sep 4, 2009 at 4:00 pm | 2 comments | 1521 Views

MENLO PARK

Applying for medical marijuana permits

San Mateo County is accepting applications for medical marijuana clubs in unincorporated areas. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Right on, on Sep 4, 2009 at 2:57 pm | 2 comments | 1532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forming medical marijuana clubs

San Mateo County is accepting applications for medical marijuana clubs in unincorporated areas. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2009
Last comment by maria, on Sep 4, 2009 at 1:43 pm | 3 comments | 1533 Views

AROUND TOWN

Grab your earplugs: Caltrain starts 4 weeks of night work this Sunday

Residents living near the Caltrain tracks and their intersections with Encinal, Glenwood, Oak Grove and Ravenswood avenues...

Original post made on Aug. 22, 2009
Last comment by Bianca, on Sep 4, 2009 at 11:52 am | 26 comments | 2155 Views

AROUND TOWN

Forbes: Atherton home asking prices drop

Are there bargains to be had in the Atherton real estate market? Forbes, which ranks Atherton No. 2 on its list of "America's...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Sep 3, 2009 at 8:06 pm | 1 comment | 1628 Views

MENLO PARK

MP man accused of having sex with child

A Menlo Park man and two other American men accused of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with children will face federal...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Barry Ister, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 1578 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Portola Valley schools gets $2.9 million

The 735-student Portola Valley School District hit the jackpot in the recent lottery for federal stimulus money. The district...

Original post made on Sep. 2, 2009
Last comment by Tim Hanretty, on Sep 3, 2009 at 1:02 pm | 2 comments | 1883 Views

MENLO PARK

Police videotape crowd at rail meeting

Tipped off by blogs that there would be a big crowd at the Aug. 26 high-speed rail meeting, a Menlo Park police officer videotaped...

Original post made on Sep. 3, 2009
Last comment by Renee Batti, on Sep 3, 2009 at 10:36 am | 2 comments | 1513 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Charter high school gets off to running start

Ninth graders inaugurating the first school year at Everest (charter) Public High School in Redwood City got to know faculty...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by district parent, on Sep 3, 2009 at 9:04 am | 29 comments | 2718 Views
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