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PORTOLA VALLEY

Learning how to learn

The tiny school, tucked into a ramshackle former insurance office at the back of the Portola Valley Village Square shopping...

Original post made on Nov. 14, 2012
Last comment by Larry Tesler, on Nov 18, 2012 at 10:31 am | 4 comments | 1470 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park tried to land Tesla headquarters

When Tesla Motors announced Aug. 18 that it plans to relocate its headquarters from San Carlos to Palo Alto later this year,...

Original post made on Aug. 25, 2009
Last comment by oh well, on Aug 28, 2009 at 4:28 pm | 11 comments | 1469 Views

WOODSIDE

Eshoo to face Chapman in November

Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Menlo Park, will face Republican Dave Chapman in the November general election for the 18th Congressional...

Original post made on Jun. 6, 2012
Last comment by Dave Chapman, on Jun 6, 2012 at 3:03 pm | 1 comment | 1469 Views

FICTION

Artscene: Telling stories from the earth

You would think that, as the only girl growing up in a family with three brothers and a father who was inducted into the...

Original post made on Jan. 9, 2015
Last comment by Dr Bob Rich, on Jan 9, 2015 at 12:17 am | 1 comment | 1469 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler’s Best-Sellers – Week of August 17, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 South Of Broad Pat Conroy 2 Zeitoun Dave Eggers 3 That Old Cape Magic Richard Russo 4 Inherent...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 17, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Las Lomitas district superintendent to resign to return to Millbrae

Just eight months after joining the Las Lomitas Elementary School District as superintendent, Shirley Martin has announced...

Original post made on May. 11, 2012
Last comment by Anne, on May 11, 2012 at 1:33 pm | 1 comment | 1468 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Softer defense rhetoric in lawsuit over car crash

A new tone appeared in the latest defense filings in a lawsuit over the car crash that pinned 6-year-old twin brothers...

Original post made on Mar. 4, 2014
Last comment by parent, on Mar 4, 2014 at 7:44 pm | 1 comment | 1468 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park will consider financial aid for downtown hotel project

A proposed 63-room, four-story luxury hotel with rooms at $350 a night downtown could deliver Menlo Park up to $8.5 million...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2015
Last comment by Worried, 19 hours ago | 7 comments | 1468 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of August 24, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Zeitoun Dave Eggers 2 Cutting For Stone Abraham Verghese 3 South Of Broad Pat Conroy 4 Girl...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Aug. 25, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1467 Views

ATHERTON

Save the Bay: Elected officials oppose Cargill plan

Environmental advocacy group Save the Bay held a press conference at Bayfront Park today (Feb. 25) to announce that 92 current...

Original post made on Feb. 26, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1467 Views

MENLO PARK

Uninvited to the block party

Sometimes you get a refund you don't want. Nancy Couperus, Menlo Park commercial property owner and founding member of the...

Original post made on Jun. 29, 2010
Last comment by Tom Jordan, on Jul 2, 2010 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Trying Menlo Park's downtown plan on for size

An environmental impact report revisits an idea for the development of Menlo Park's downtown and El Camino Real that was...

Original post made on May. 12, 2011
Last comment by Arch Conservative, on May 12, 2011 at 12:11 pm | 1 comment | 1467 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Tonight: Dumbarton Rail meeting in Menlo Park

The San Mateo County Transportation Authority seeks community input on plans to revive the Dumbarton Rail service between...

Original post made on Nov. 10, 2011
Last comment by Alex, on Nov 11, 2011 at 9:18 pm | 4 comments | 1467 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Should Government websites be searchable?

In my struggle to make the Sequoia Healthcare District more user friendly, I suggested to CEO Lee Michelson that "Searchable...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 17, 2013
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Apr 17, 2013 at 12:00 pm | 2 comments | 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Should fire board candidates accept financial or other support from firefighters union? Restricted to registered users

I urge all of the candidates to decline to be interviewed by the firefighters' union and to refuse to accept either endorsement...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Aug. 3, 2013
There are no comments yet. 1467 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park rail policy unchanged

The Menlo Park City Council did not change its rail policy at its meeting last night (Jan. 14), but not because council members...

Original post made on Jan. 15, 2014
Last comment by Fred, on Jan 16, 2014 at 12:12 pm | 2 comments | 1467 Views

MENLO PARK

Guest opinion: Mayor says suggestions were just that

I appreciate the opportunity The Almanac provided me last week to share an abbreviated version of my State of the City remarks....

Original post made on Mar. 27, 2009
Last comment by Hank Lawrence, on Mar 27, 2009 at 8:10 am | 1 comment | 1466 Views

MENLO PARK

MP man accused of having sex with child

A Menlo Park man and two other American men accused of traveling to Cambodia to have sex with children will face federal...

Original post made on Sep. 1, 2009
Last comment by Barry Ister, on Sep 3, 2009 at 5:17 pm | 6 comments | 1466 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Judge won't reopen high-speed-rail challenge

The case challenging high-speed rail studies and route selection has been finalized by Sacramento Superior Court Judge Michael...

Original post made on Aug. 28, 2010
Last comment by Stanford Student, on Aug 28, 2010 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 1466 Views

AROUND TOWN

Foster brothers expect to have their ice cream truck back in business next summer

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade. Or in this case, when a rough economy makes finding a job impossible, buy an old...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2010
Last comment by More Ice Cream!, on Sep 23, 2010 at 9:17 pm | 1 comment | 1466 Views
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