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Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1568 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Superintendent: No ban on homework

Contrary to some television, newspaper and Web site reports, "neither the district nor Oak Knoll School has banned homework,"...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2008
Last comment by none of yours, on Oct 23, 2008 at 10:28 am | 1 comment | 1704 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Equality is key issue in Proposition 8 vote

No one in America should be a second class citizen. Denying gay and lesbian couples the same right to marry as heterosexual...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by What a Dunce, on Oct 23, 2008 at 12:23 am | 2 comments | 1814 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program Searching for Mentors

The Menlo-Atherton High School Academy Program is looking for mentors for our 11th grade students. We are in need of...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1821 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock On at Menlo-Atherton's Fashion Show

Come and support "Rock On" - the Menlo-Atherton High School Fashion Show! Gather some friends and rock and roll on Saturday,...

Original post made by Kelly Todd on Oct. 22, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1880 Views

ATHERTON

McKeithen leads in campaign fundraising

In the race for two seats on the Atherton City Council, incumbent Kathy McKeithen edged out her challengers as the fundraising...

Original post made on Oct. 22, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Oct 22, 2008 at 11:19 am | 1 comment | 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Board recommends NorCal over Allied Waste for garbage collection

A major fight is brewing over garbage franchises in central and south San Mateo County. NorCal Waste Systems of San Mateo...

Original post made on Sep. 9, 2008
Last comment by Jim Elliot, on Oct 22, 2008 at 10:06 am | 7 comments | 2505 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lehman-related financial losses for schools larger than first thought

Financial losses have risen for school districts as a result of the county treasurer's reassessment of the local impact of...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by a neighbor, on Oct 22, 2008 at 7:20 am | 7 comments | 2188 Views

AROUND TOWN

Mountain lion alert issued in Portola Valley

The carcass of a partially consumed deer found in the front yard of a Portola Valley home Saturday morning prompted the San...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by 30-06, on Oct 21, 2008 at 5:39 pm | 1 comment | 1881 Views

MENLO PARK

WHS teacher assault: Teen faces gang allegations

A preliminary hearing for a San Mateo teen charged with punching a Woodside High School teacher in the face in November was...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1969 Views

SPORTS

Kenny Diekroeger signs to play baseball for Stanford By Colin Becht

This winter, when many high school seniors will be scrambling to finish their college applications, Kenny Diekroeger will...

Original post made on Oct. 21, 2008
Last comment by Steve Widtfeldt & Family, on Oct 21, 2008 at 4:45 pm | 1 comment | 2643 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Pellet gun use may be restricted in Portola Valley

The Portola Valley Town Council has scheduled a discussion and possible action on an amendment that would add pellet guns...

Original post made by David Boyce on Oct. 20, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2446 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Noise from the neighbors: Let's talk, says town

Noise from the neighbors and what to do about it will be the focus of one or more community workshops, perhaps a series of...

Original post made on Oct. 5, 2008
Last comment by Maggie, on Oct 19, 2008 at 10:06 pm | 2 comments | 2829 Views

AROUND TOWN

The Almanac returns to mail delivery

Beginning with the Oct. 22 edition, residents will once more receive the print edition of The Almanac in the mailbox, rather...

Original post made on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Also hates litter, on Oct 18, 2008 at 1:31 pm | 4 comments | 1930 Views

AROUND TOWN

Fergusson top fundraiser in Menlo Park council race

Trade unions and local government officials are making donations large and small to the re-election campaigns of Menlo Park...

Original post made on Oct. 10, 2008
Last comment by another petitioner, on Oct 18, 2008 at 9:20 am | 26 comments | 2506 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Ex-official seeks $1 million from town

John Johns, Atherton's former finance director, is seeking $1 million in damages from the town for "malicious prosecution." Read...

Original post made on Oct. 14, 2008
Last comment by michael stogner, on Oct 17, 2008 at 9:45 pm | 2 comments | 2862 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: McCain-Palin signs don't last on Westridge

What ever happened to free speech? I started the campaign season with one McCain/Palin sign near my mailbox. It was stolen...

Original post made on Oct. 15, 2008
Last comment by Marty Arscott, on Oct 17, 2008 at 9:36 pm | 23 comments | 2283 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School district expects 'significant' loss

The Menlo Park City School District expects a "significant" loss in its funds that are deposited in the San Mateo County...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by MPCSD Parent, on Oct 17, 2008 at 11:42 am | 11 comments | 2438 Views

MENLO PARK

How to find out campaign contributions for council candidates?

A question, not an opinion (I know, shocking in these forums!): how does one find out the amounts and names of contributors...

Original post made by Information, we need information on Oct. 16, 2008
Last comment by Information, we need information, on Oct 16, 2008 at 5:47 pm | 3 comments | 1817 Views

MENLO PARK

New date for MP candidates forum: Oct. 22

The League of Women Voters has changed the date of its Menlo Park City Council candidates forum to Wednesday, Oct. 22, at...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Kathy Armstrong, on Oct 15, 2008 at 4:25 pm | 2 comments | 2001 Views
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