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Guest opinion: State housing rules cripple local cities

<I>First of two parts</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/print/story/2013/12/11/guest-opinion-state-housing-rules-cripple-local-cities...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2013
Last comment by Michael G. Stogner, on Dec 13, 2013 at 12:46 pm | 2 comments | 3050 Views

AROUND TOWN

Saturday: M-A fashion show makes M-AGIC

Seniors at Menlo-Atherton High School will take center stage Saturday, Feb. 25, in "M-A MAGIC, Be Captivated," the PTA's...

Original post made on Feb. 28, 2012
Last comment by Charleston Pierce, on Feb 28, 2012 at 1:03 pm | 1 comment | 3049 Views

MENLO PARK

Fine Arts feast

Harry Anderson stands smiling in his dining room, near a table that offers no food, no drink. His gaze sweeping the walls...

Original post made on Jan. 1, 2014
Last comment by Don Creswell, on Jan 1, 2014 at 2:28 pm | 1 comment | 3049 Views

MENLO PARK

Council Decision Endangers Children

Putting a childcare center in the middle of an industrial park is a bad idea and unnecessarily endangers our children. Heavy...

Original post made by Outraged on Feb. 10, 2007
Last comment by Resident, on Mar 19, 2007 at 7:33 am | 4 comments | 3048 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Triumphing Over Adversity; Local Students Honored at Winners Breakfast

Two local students were honored on March 1st at the Family Service Agency of San Mateo County and Oracle’s 12th Annual Winners...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Mar. 2, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Bill Moggridge of Woodside talks at Kepler's on design in digital age

<b>Here is an e-mail from Susan Lider, a spokeswoman for Kepler's bookstore.</b> Bill Moggridge of Woodside, author of...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Jan. 17, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Bestsellers - 4/4/2011

Hardcover Fiction Author 1 Started Early,Took My Dog - Kate Atkinson 2 Tiger's Wife - Tea Obreht 3 Saturday Big Tent Wedding...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Apr. 5, 2011
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SPORTS

PALO ALTO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA's SINFONIA TO PRESENT PACO 2010 CONCERTO COMPETITION WINNERS Local Youth Talent Showcased at Finale Event of the Season

DATE/TIME: Sunday, June 6, 2010, 3:00 p.m. PLACE: Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University Campus PROGRAM: Alex Goldberg...

Original post made by PACO Publicity on May. 26, 2010
Last comment by PACO Publicity, on May 26, 2010 at 11:32 pm | 3 comments | 3045 Views

ATHERTON

Stuffed Animal Pet Show and photo exhibit at the Atherton Library

The Atherton Library will host a Stuffed Animal Pet Show for National Pet Week in May. The show will take place Monday, May...

Original post made by DeAnn Okamura on Apr. 2, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

In search of high-quality preschool for all

With a Stanford University education and decades of hands-on experience with kids, Carol Thomsen of Menlo Park is something...

Original post made on Sep. 17, 2012
Last comment by Carolyn Clarke, on Sep 17, 2012 at 1:19 pm | 1 comment | 3044 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Mandarin charter backers appeal to county board of education

The group trying to establish a Mandarin immersion charter school in the Menlo Park City School District has appealed to...

Original post made on Dec. 10, 2014
Last comment by Barbara Wood, on Dec 12, 2014 at 5:06 pm | 13 comments | 3044 Views

SPORTS

Women's adult soccer league sign-ups

Beginning and intermediate level teams play refereed games 1-2 times per week for fitness and friendship. Women 23 years...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 22, 2007
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WOODSIDE

Woodside: Mixed opinions on Webcasting town meetings

Public comment on Webcasting fell something short of a stampede at the March 13 Woodside Town Council meeting. A handful...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2007
Last comment by Albert McGilvray, on Nov 3, 2007 at 5:08 am | 1 comment | 3043 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Estate has 'limited market appeal,' says panel

When it came down to it, the excesses and "limited market appeal" of billionaire Larry Ellison's 23-acre Woodside estate...

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2008
Last comment by , on Mar 27, 2008 at 9:20 am | 2 comments | 3043 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caltrans sprays herbicides along Highway 84

Residents of rural San Mateo County who oppose the roadside spraying of herbicides to control weeds were upset to find out...

Original post made on Jun. 14, 2014
Last comment by Signage, on Jun 18, 2014 at 3:10 pm | 11 comments | 3042 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ink and cinnabar: blending cultures in China

Nine California students teach English to rural Chinese students ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Eunice Chan, a senior at Castilleja...

Original post made by Eunice Chan on Oct. 12, 2007
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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Experience Key for La Entrada GeoBee Champ

Persistence has paid off for La Entrada eighth-grader Sam Falkenhagen. He won the middle school’s National Geographic geography...

Original post made by carol jensen on Feb. 1, 2008
Last comment by carol jensen, on Feb 1, 2008 at 6:12 pm | 2 comments | 3041 Views

MENLO PARK

Dee Tolles to serve on hospital board

Dee Tolles, a former Menlo Park councilman and mayor, will serve on the Sequoia Hospital Foundation's board of directors...

Original post made on May. 22, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on May 22, 2009 at 7:33 am | 1 comment | 3041 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kids Defecating in Parks Okay?

Today I was at the park in Palo Alto on Kipling and watched as a mother potty trained her 3 year old by having him defecate...

Original post made by Disgusted on Aug. 26, 2007
Last comment by Fastidious, on Aug 27, 2007 at 12:43 pm | 7 comments | 3040 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Dissolution Dialogue on Healthcare Districts

In my 11 years as an elected Director of the Sequoia Healthcare District I have found it impossible to have a dialog with...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Aug. 1, 2014
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Aug 13, 2014 at 7:24 pm | 17 comments | 3039 Views
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