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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - October 12, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Graveyard Book - Neil Gaiman 2. Lulu In Marrakech - Diane Johnson 3. Good Omens - Neil Gaiman 4....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Reg, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:28 pm | 1 comment | 2040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Lots of comments, but no changes on Oak Knoll School project

The Menlo Park City Council at its Oct. 7 meeting had the unusual -- and frustrating -- role of hearing all about permits...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by truancy officer, on Oct 13, 2008 at 10:12 pm | 48 comments | 2832 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park: Meetings set on hiring consultant for El Camino/downtown renovation project

The public will have the chance to comment on the consultant-review process of the city's efforts to revamp properties along...

Original post made on Oct. 13, 2008
Last comment by Money for Nothin, on Oct 13, 2008 at 1:51 pm | 1 comment | 2124 Views

MENLO PARK

City identifies spot for proposed bike tunnel

There's still a host of unknowns about the cost, timeline and engineering of the project, but Menlo Park is moving forward...

Original post made on Sep. 25, 2008
Last comment by Naomi de Plume, on Oct 13, 2008 at 11:28 am | 9 comments | 2184 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial endorsements: Menlo Park, Atherton city councils

<B>Menlo Park City Council Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=6981 posted Wednesday,...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by another andy fan, on Oct 12, 2008 at 12:53 pm | 28 comments | 2639 Views

MENLO PARK

Rick Ciradella position on High Speed Rail

(the following is taken from the Rick Ciradella for Council website) http://voteforrick.org/issues.html#rail 5)...

Original post made by a no vote for Rick on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Oct 8, 2008 at 10:21 pm | 2 comments | 2404 Views

MENLO PARK

New view of Hillview Middle School

Solar panels cover the roofs in this future vision of Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park. Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=2661...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Go Hillview!, on Oct 8, 2008 at 10:19 pm | 1 comment | 1973 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Lorry Lokey pledges $33 million for stem cell research center

Lorry Lokey of Atherton, has pledged a minimum of $33 million to build a home for Stanford University's Institute for Stem...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Marvelous!, on Oct 8, 2008 at 2:26 pm | 2 comments | 2506 Views

AROUND TOWN

Flowers to Help Local Families at Holidays on a High Note Benefit on 10/20

Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Foothill Auxiliary is pleased to announce its 11th annual "Holidays on a High...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Oct. 8, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2159 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park names new assistant city manager

Starla Jerome-Robinson, assistant city manager for the city of Los Altos since 1999, has been named Menlo Park's new assistant...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Oct 8, 2008 at 1:21 pm | 1 comment | 2009 Views

MENLO PARK

Sex at the Left Bank

I've been going to the Left Bank on Santa Cruz Avenue for years and never once did my husband tell me about that framed print...

Original post made by Sex at the Left Bank on Aug. 27, 2007
Last comment by E, on Oct 8, 2008 at 9:55 am | 2 comments | 2706 Views

MENLO PARK

Remodeling Burgess Park for a full-sized soccer field

Menlo Park's Parks and Recreation Commission is set to decide what combination of lights, artificial turf, and natural grass...

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by no on this idea, on Oct 8, 2008 at 9:41 am | 11 comments | 2417 Views

AROUND TOWN

Wave of property crimes strikes Menlo Park

Twenty-one property crimes were reported in Menlo Park between Saturday, Sept. 27 and Sunday, Oct. 5, according to police...

Original post made on Oct. 8, 2008
Last comment by sammy davis, on Oct 8, 2008 at 8:38 am | 1 comment | 1949 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Death of cyclist who fell on Sand Hill Road ruled 'accidental'

Deborah Johnson, the 51-year-old Palo Alto bicyclist who died July 24 in Stanford Hospital after falling off her bike in...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Alexis, on Oct 8, 2008 at 8:33 am | 7 comments | 4741 Views

MENLO PARK

John Boyle's Viewpoint on HSR 10/01/08

Making the case for high-speed rail By John Boyle The Menlo Park and Atherton city councils recently voted to join a lawsuit...

Original post made by Morris Brwon on Oct. 1, 2008
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Oct 7, 2008 at 10:18 am | 15 comments | 2365 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Fifth candidate joins council race

The race for two seats on the Atherton City Council got a little more interesting. Less than an hour before the 5 p.m. filing...

Original post made on Sep. 30, 2008
Last comment by Craig Hirst, on Oct 6, 2008 at 9:31 pm | 4 comments | 2560 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Rock on at the Menlo-Atherton 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. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2042 Views

AROUND TOWN

Report cites benefits of high-speed rail

A statewide high-speed train would significantly improve Bay Area transportation, as well as create thousands of jobs in...

Original post made on Oct. 3, 2008
Last comment by Robert Fisher, on Oct 6, 2008 at 2:37 pm | 13 comments | 2146 Views

MENLO PARK

MP, Atherton councils: Vote no on Prop. 1A

Just vote no. That's the message from Menlo Park and Atherton city council members regarding Proposition 1A, the high-speed...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2008
Last comment by Richard Rider, on Oct 6, 2008 at 2:32 pm | 7 comments | 1970 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - October 5, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1. Supreme Courtship - Christopher Buckley 2. Story Of Edgar Sawtelle - David Wrobleski 3. Anathem...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Oct. 6, 2008
There are no comments yet. 1974 Views
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