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Almanac recognized for 'general excellence'

The Almanac took second place for "general excellence" in the state-wide Better Newspaper Contest, and first place for a...

Original post made on Apr. 20, 2010
Last comment by David Boyce, on Apr 20, 2010 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 1207 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Budget reflecting layoffs approved, but outsourcing plan still not firm

An "interim bridge budget" that reflects the layoff of 13 town staff members was passed by Atherton's City Council last night...

Original post made on Jun. 16, 2011
Last comment by The law won, on Jun 17, 2011 at 6:11 pm | 5 comments | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sept. 17: Memorial service in Ladera for Margaret McCaleb

A reception to honor the life of former language teacher and librarian Margaret McCaleb of Portola Valley is scheduled for...

Original post made on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Austen Heydon, on Sep 16, 2011 at 3:22 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Facebook IPO draws lawsuits

The anticipation over Facebook's May 18 IPO quickly nosedived into dissatisfaction, judging by the multiple class action...

Original post made on May. 28, 2012
Last comment by Jim, on May 29, 2012 at 5:29 pm | 3 comments | 1207 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Editorial: Stoplights not best option for Ladera

County supervisors did the right thing July 10 when they put the brakes on a Department of Public Works recommendation to...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Margaret, on Jul 24, 2012 at 6:34 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Our Regional Heritage

Hay is harvested in this undated photo taken at Ormondale Ranch, near today's Solana and Westridge drives in Portola Valley....

Original post made on Nov. 4, 2012
Last comment by Katie, on Nov 4, 2012 at 12:54 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

MENLO PARK

World Peace - Is It Possible?

World Peace? You may declare, why bring this up? The answer is, world peace is everybody's responsibility. You may say,...

Original post made by World Citizen on Jan. 2, 2013
Last comment by Jim Lewis, on Feb 1, 2013 at 10:57 am | 1 comment | 1207 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Sign of the times?

Caption with photo in print edition: Kathy Switky of Menlo Park sent us this photo of a sign on the Menlo-Atherton High School...

Original post made on Jul. 11, 2013
Last comment by Teacher, on Jul 11, 2013 at 8:43 pm | 1 comment | 1207 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers - Week of Oct. 18, 2009

Hardcover Fiction 1 Blood's A Rover James Ellroy 2 Help Kathryn Stockett 3 Lost Symbol Dan Brown 4 Juliet Naked Nick...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Oct. 20, 2009
There are no comments yet. 1206 Views

ATHERTON

Guest opinion: Mayor sees more in Marsala probe

Something profoundly disturbing occurred last Wednesday night. It appeared that the town I love and have served loyally for...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2010
Last comment by lunatic, on Apr 14, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 1 comment | 1206 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Collecting hair, fur and used stockings for oil boom

I'm collecting clean hair, fur and used stockings in the area to send South for making oil booms. I'll be happy to pick up!...

Original post made by Davena Gentry on May. 14, 2010
There are no comments yet. 1206 Views

ATHERTON

Foster brothers expect to be 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 David Henig, on Sep 23, 2010 at 12:19 pm | 2 comments | 1206 Views

MENLO PARK

Running the city's the easy part

Glen Rojas left a rapidly expanding Southern California city for the shady confines of Menlo Park when he was hired as city...

Original post made on Feb. 8, 2010
Last comment by Gunslinger, on Feb 11, 2010 at 2:00 pm | 6 comments | 1205 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton forecast: severe budget problems ahead

Atherton's five-year budget forecast is in, and the future looks grim for the town. The town's finance director is projecting...

Original post made on Mar. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2010 at 8:19 pm | 2 comments | 1205 Views

ATHERTON

A Call for a Special Council Meeting on Ethics

From the mumerous posts written both anonymously and apparently by those who choose to write under their own name, the Town...

Original post made by James Croft on May. 1, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 1, 2010 at 12:21 pm | 5 comments | 1205 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Public hearing on Bohannon project

The "Menlo Gateway" office/hotel project proposed by the Bohannon Development Co. will be the sole topic of discussion at...

Original post made on May. 24, 2010
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on May 26, 2010 at 9:58 am | 17 comments | 1205 Views

AROUND TOWN

Letter: Cyclist has a message for the man in blue car

On December 5, I was riding my bicycle in Menlo Park on University Drive between Santa Cruz Avenue and Valparaiso. Read...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2010
Last comment by Gen X, on Dec 21, 2010 at 12:40 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo High School kids sell their web site for $175 millioin

Good job kids. Facebook isn't the only game in town. http://www.mercurynews.com/business/ci_21247441/san-francisco-sports-website-bleacher-report-sells-reported...

Original post made by menlo on Aug. 6, 2012
There are no comments yet. 1205 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

MA-Vikings Pop Warner football report

<I>This report is from Adam Greenlow of Menlo Park, a player on the Pee Wee Vikings' team. He is a seventh-grader at St....

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2012
Last comment by Viking fan, on Nov 2, 2012 at 9:35 am | 2 comments | 1205 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton: Compensation cuts OK'd, but reconsideration likely

The vote may have been unanimous, but the outcome of the Atherton City Council's approval of compensation changes for 10...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2012
Last comment by BenchMark, on Dec 4, 2012 at 4:16 pm | 1 comment | 1205 Views
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