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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford professor has theory for improving grades, study habits

A group of junior high school students were able to markedly increase their grades and study habits after being told that...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 8, 2007
Last comment by Academic411.com, on Mar 22, 2007 at 8:59 pm | 1 comment | 3021 Views

SPORTS

Four local basketball teams head to NorCal

Four local basketball teams are headed to the Northern California playoffs, but not quite in the fashion they hoped. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 4, 2007
Last comment by hoop fan, on Sep 4, 2007 at 9:56 am | 1 comment | 3021 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Check out the M-A High School Wikipedia entry

Check out the Menlo-Atherton High School Wikipedia entry: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Menlo-Atherton_High_School...

Original post made by News Guy on Feb. 13, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 13, 2007 at 9:44 pm | 1 comment | 3020 Views

AROUND TOWN

Incumbent faces watchdog in District 3 supervisorial race

Big differences in beliefs on government's proper role in our lives, and on local government's effectiveness in fulfilling...

Original post made on May. 23, 2014
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on May 26, 2014 at 5:36 pm | 21 comments | 3019 Views

OTHER TOPICS

MP company tracks reactions to Bush's talk

<b>Below is a press release from the Menlo Park company, Knowledge Networks.</b> 'Instant' Reactions Among Viewers of...

Original post made by Newsboy on Jan. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3018 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Aggressive timber harvest trend needs scrutiny

The following letter by Hilary Yoffe-Sharp was published in the Almanac's Feb. 14 print edition: Editor: As concerned...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Feb. 14, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3018 Views

MENLO PARK

Paralyzed man settles suit for $1.6 million

The accident that left Richie Kieninger paralyzed is memorialized in a video taken with a camera phone. Read the full...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2007
Last comment by Everyone in town., on Aug 25, 2007 at 6:35 pm | 1 comment | 3017 Views

SPORTS

M-A Freshmen win Gold and Bronze at US Championship in Orienteering

13 year old twins, Daniel and Philipp Kopisch returned from the 2008 US Championship in Orienteering with a gold and bronze...

Original post made by Manfred Kopisch on Aug. 19, 2008
Last comment by Mary, on Aug 19, 2008 at 4:42 pm | 1 comment | 3017 Views

MENLO PARK

Saturday in Menlo Park: Cate Fisher memorial dedication

A memorial for Cate Fisher, the 19-year-old gymnastics instructor who was shot and killed more than two years ago, will be...

Original post made on Oct. 25, 2013
Last comment by Sandy Brundage, Almanac Staff Writer, on Oct 28, 2013 at 11:30 am | 2 comments | 3017 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Priory proposes synthetic grass for fields

In its bid to resurface three athletic fields with synthetic grass, Woodside Priory, the private Portola Valley Catholic...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 14, 2011 at 7:09 pm | 16 comments | 3015 Views

AROUND TOWN

Why are most of these things calendar listings?

I'm confused. I thought this was a place to talk about things, not list calendar events. The first three items (now the second,...

Original post made by Confused on Apr. 3, 2007
Last comment by Angela Hey, on Apr 17, 2007 at 11:39 pm | 3 comments | 3014 Views

OTHER TOPICS

So it goes: The passing of a great man

Kurt Vonnegut is dead. Long live Kurt Vonnegut....

Original post made by In Mourning on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Diana, on Apr 19, 2007 at 11:01 am | 2 comments | 3014 Views

WOODSIDE

Sudden Oak Death community meeting

From Kate Palmieri, UC Berkley spokeswoman: A Sudden Oak Death (SOD) community meeting will be held at Woodside Town Hall...

Original post made by Andrea Gemmet on Jul. 9, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3011 Views

MENLO PARK

Third generation of Hassetts opens new hardware store

The fifth family-owned Hassett Hardware store has opened in Redwood City, with the family proving that the little guy really...

Original post made on Nov. 21, 2014
Last comment by Louise68, on Nov 21, 2014 at 5:13 pm | 3 comments | 3011 Views

MENLO PARK

Council members Cline and Cohen call for "Open Government Initiative"

Menlo Park City Council members Richard Cline and Andy Cohen sent a letter to the rest of the council calling for more transparency...

Original post made by Rory Brown on Feb. 21, 2007
Last comment by Voter, on Mar 5, 2007 at 6:17 am | 7 comments | 3010 Views

SPORTS

Locals win titles at Pony Club championships

The Horse Park in Woodside is hosting the U.S. Pony Club's Championships West competition through Sunday (Aug. 15). Some...

Original post made on Aug. 15, 2010
Last comment by editor, on Aug 15, 2010 at 10:16 am | 3 comments | 3010 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sequoia board approves $265M bond measure for June ballot

The June 3 ballot will include a bond measure asking voters for $265 million in capital improvement funds for the Sequoia...

Original post made on Mar. 8, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 22, 2014 at 4:23 pm | 4 comments | 3009 Views

MENLO PARK

BevMo will be back... sorry!

I remember a while back receiving a mailing from a group of concerned Menlo Park merchants. This group of merchants (GOM...

Original post made by Rita on Mar. 18, 2007
There are no comments yet. 3008 Views

MOVIES

Atherton Library Family Movie Night

Friday, February 22 at 7 pm, the library will be showing "Brave" for Family Movie Night. This film is rated PG and is 93...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 21, 2013
There are no comments yet. 3008 Views

MENLO PARK

No charges in crash that hurt 6-year-old twins

Edward Nelson, the 90-year-old driver whose SUV jumped a curb and pinned 6-year-old twin boys against a wall in downtown...

Original post made on Jan. 30, 2014
Last comment by Disgusted, on Jan 30, 2014 at 6:24 am | 1 comment | 3008 Views
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