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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Opponents of new charter school give Sequoia district board earful

Charter school opponents outnumbered advocates by about 15 to 1 last week at a sparsely attended public hearing on a petition...

Original post made on Aug. 26, 2008
Last comment by Deborah Henken, on Sep 4, 2008 at 6:40 pm | 2 comments | 2823 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Rethinking our planted world

This spring has been gorgeous with all of the flowering trees and spectacular blooms everywhere. Our neighborhoods and Stanford...

Original post made by Elizabeth Lasensky on Apr. 5, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2822 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside's planning director resigns

Hope Sullivan, Woodside's planning director and assistant town manager, has resigned , said Town Manager Susan George. Ms....

Original post made on Jul. 17, 2008
Last comment by R.GORDON, on Jul 25, 2009 at 1:56 pm | 3 comments | 2822 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Defending the pension initiative

A union-backed lawsuit is attempting to kick Menlo Park's pension reform initiative off the ballot, but we hope the judge...

Original post made on Jul. 6, 2010
Last comment by Roy Thiele-Sardina, on Jul 13, 2010 at 10:11 pm | 66 comments | 2822 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Flawed thinking on both sides of Caltrain debate

<I>The following guest opinion by Martin Engel was published in the Almanac's March 21 print edition:</I> <B>By Martin Engel</B> The...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Mar. 20, 2007
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AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park man takes recreation director post in Saratoga

Interim director takes permanent recreation post in Saratoga By Michele Tjin - MediaNews Article Launched: 09/27/2007 02:59:21...

Original post made by Thank You! on Sep. 30, 2007
Last comment by Recreation needs help, on Oct 10, 2007 at 1:11 pm | 7 comments | 2821 Views

SPORTS

Local voters back Obama and McCain

Sen. Barack Obama, D-Illinois, was the top vote-getter in The Almanac's circulation area (Atherton, Menlo Park, Portola Valley...

Original post made on Feb. 12, 2008
Last comment by excuuuse me, on Feb 12, 2008 at 3:22 pm | 2 comments | 2821 Views

MENLO PARK

Paws for the Holidays

Please join us, Saturday, Dec. 16 at 11 a.m. at The Pet Place, 777 Santa Cruz Ave., Menlo Park, for a booksigning by well-known...

Original post made by Lynn & Marc on Dec. 11, 2006
There are no comments yet. 2820 Views

MENLO PARK

Foster City approves lowering speed limit for NEVs (neighborhood electric vehicles)

In an article in The Examiner dated 3/21/07, Jason Goldman-Ham reports that Foster City approved lowering the speed limits...

Original post made by Marianne Quarre Dean on Mar. 22, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2820 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside: disparate views on historic house

Steve Jobs' bid to tear down a historic mansion in Woodside generated a whole lot of testimony at the April 28 Woodside Town...

Original post made on May. 7, 2009
Last comment by R.GORDON, on May 15, 2009 at 1:15 pm | 21 comments | 2820 Views

AROUND TOWN

Upcoming Programs at Atherton Library

Friday, March 2 at 7 pm: Screening of "Autumn Gem." Meet the filmmakers after. Tuesday, March 6 at 6 pm: Wiley Rankin...

Original post made by Atherton Library on Feb. 29, 2012
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ATHERTON

Letter: Train noise disruptive for library users

Atherton residents who live within a few hundred yards of the Caltrain tracks, who visit the town offices or use the tennis...

Original post made on Oct. 2, 2012
Last comment by Commissario, on Oct 3, 2012 at 7:17 pm | 9 comments | 2820 Views

MENLO PARK

What will replace the Chevron?

Why did the Chevron station on the corner of Middlefield and Willow disappear so quickly? The lot was quickly razed and...

Original post made by Wondering on May. 22, 2007
Last comment by Menlo 280, on May 29, 2007 at 9:39 am | 2 comments | 2819 Views

SPORTS

Menlo senior Alex Avery named MVP in high school water polo

Alex Avery, a senior at Menlo School, was voted Nov. 6 the Most Valuable Player of the Peninsula Athletic League in boys...

Original post made on Nov. 7, 2007
Last comment by Peter, on Nov 7, 2007 at 7:37 pm | 1 comment | 2819 Views

MENLO PARK

Police calls: Blank checks stolen from Menlo Park mailboxes

Two Menlo Park residents told police that blank checks had been stolen from their mailboxes and then used for forgery. Read...

Original post made on May. 13, 2014
Last comment by pearl, on May 13, 2014 at 3:20 pm | 2 comments | 2819 Views

MENLO PARK

City Council e-mail log is back up and running

Almanac staff writer Rory Brown reports that the Menlo Park City Council e-mail log is back up and running. City Clerk...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 21, 2007
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MENLO PARK

North of the border: Chavez Market is building a clientele of customers from two worlds

For a little spice in your Saturday shopping, visit Chavez Market at 46 Fifth Ave. in Redwood City, just north of the Atherton...

Original post made on Nov. 8, 2007
Last comment by Jennifer D'Amico, on Nov 8, 2007 at 8:31 pm | 1 comment | 2818 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Redwood City district approves Mandarin immersion program

While the Menlo Park City School District struggles with a Mandarin Immersion Charter School proposal, the Redwood City School...

Original post made on Nov. 3, 2014
Last comment by Alisa MacAvoy, on Nov 3, 2014 at 3:52 pm | 5 comments | 2818 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Eshoo votes to cut student loan interest rates

<b>From a Jan. 17, 2006, press release from Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Atherton.</b> WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo,...

Original post made by Poster on Jan. 17, 2007
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OTHER TOPICS

Why are Menlo Park/Atherton residents so apathetic?

I check this board every day to see if anyone has posted anything new. How disappointing to see that the only post before...

Original post made by curious on Jul. 28, 2007
Last comment by Martin Engel, on Aug 2, 2007 at 6:22 pm | 4 comments | 2817 Views
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Waiting on the Edge of Death
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Menlo Park Playing Nicely
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