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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Meg Whitman to help fund Summit Public Schools, other charter schools

Meg Whitman, former eBay CEO and the 2010 Republican nominee for California governor, will help fund 10 new charter high...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by Do Her Fair Share", on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:27 pm | 34 comments | 4318 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Rebuilding veterans

The conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan are creating disabled veterans in greater numbers due to advanced life-saving techniques...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by donald sexton, on Sep 26, 2011 at 5:10 pm | 1 comment | 2585 Views

MENLO PARK

CHP searching for pickup that caused fatal collision

A Daly City woman was killed in a collision on southbound U.S. Highway 101 Sunday morning in Menlo Park, and the California...

Original post made on Sep. 26, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 26, 2011 at 3:33 pm | 2 comments | 1834 Views

MENLO PARK

Congressman Nunes and former CHSRA Chairman Pringle on TV last night on HSR and green jobs.

Here is a short video on California and High Speed Rail. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYm0TjyhSes&feature=channel_video_title Over...

Original post made by Morris Brown on Sep. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1607 Views

ATHERTON

Developer accepts reduced refund from Atherton

The town of Atherton will pay a Menlo Park development firm $72,500 to settle a lawsuit over road-impact fees -- a sum that...

Original post made on Sep. 11, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:35 am | 15 comments | 2741 Views

FICTION

HP names Meg Whitman new CEO

HP has named former eBay CEO and 2010 Republican gubernatorial nominee Meg Whitman as president and CEO effective immediately,...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 26, 2011 at 11:24 am | 12 comments | 4917 Views

AROUND TOWN

Car hits girl walking bike across street and flees

A14-year-old girl walking her bike across the street in a crosswalk had a too-close-for-comfort encounter with a car that...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by Ranch Gal, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:54 am | 3 comments | 2042 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Mountain lion and cub reportedly spotted in Portola Valley

A mountain lion with a cub was reportedly seen in Portola Valley Wednesday night, San Mateo County emergency officials said. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Farnsworth, on Sep 26, 2011 at 10:28 am | 4 comments | 2635 Views

ATHERTON

As predicted - Garbage rates to have BIG increase

When the current garbage rates were being debated I predicted that the adopted rates would not cover the costs and that next...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Sep. 26, 2011
There are no comments yet. 1797 Views

OTHER TOPICS

One of Menlo College's Wealthiest Grads Accused of Sexual Assault

Billionaire Menlo College graduate Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, nephew of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, is being investigated...

Original post made by Bob on Sep. 25, 2011
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Sep 25, 2011 at 8:21 pm | 3 comments | 3024 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park picks legal battles

There's no shortage of opportunities for a city like Menlo Park to see some legal action in the courtroom, but on Tuesday...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by POGO, on Sep 25, 2011 at 2:09 pm | 6 comments | 1912 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Remembering Coach Parks

<I>The following information was published in the Almanac's print edition, with photos by Michelle Le.</I></B> Read the...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by Victor Perez, on Sep 25, 2011 at 12:48 pm | 3 comments | 2713 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Wengert to seek re-election to PV council

Ann Wengert, whose term on the Portola Valley Town Council expires in November, said she plans to run for re-election. Read...

Original post made on Jul. 22, 2011
Last comment by Sally, on Sep 24, 2011 at 11:36 pm | 3 comments | 2986 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Investigation leads CHP to change findings on Alpine Road fatal bicycle-truck accident

Human DNA found near the front axle of a tractor-trailer truck has led investigators from the California Highway Patrol...

Original post made on Sep. 19, 2011
Last comment by mike patterson, on Sep 23, 2011 at 11:48 pm | 31 comments | 4629 Views

MENLO PARK

The state of Menlo Park: Good - for some

Menlo Park Mayor Rich Cline found himself doing something he'd never expected on Thursday night &#8211; delivering the annual...

Original post made on Sep. 23, 2011
Last comment by Joseph E. Davis, on Sep 23, 2011 at 7:39 pm | 1 comment | 2093 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton fundraiser to follow Obama's visit to Woodside this Sunday

When President Obama swings south down the Peninsula next Sunday (Sept. 25), he will follow his afternoon fundraising gathering...

Original post made on Sep. 22, 2011
Last comment by neighbori, on Sep 23, 2011 at 5:00 pm | 7 comments | 2709 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Everest High School Flies the Flag of Mexico

Friday afternoon/ Sept. 16 the flag pole at Everest High School, of Sequoia Union High School District, was flying what appeared...

Original post made by Carol Collins on Sep. 16, 2011
Last comment by Joe, on Sep 22, 2011 at 3:19 pm | 13 comments | 2681 Views

MENLO PARK

Truant iPads go back to Hillview School

Twelve of 26 iPads stolen from Hillview Middle School have gone back to class, according to Principal Mike Melton. Read...

Original post made on Sep. 21, 2011
Last comment by back to chalk, on Sep 22, 2011 at 1:39 pm | 6 comments | 1747 Views

AROUND TOWN

Residents revisit Stanford's offer to upgrade trail

Residents of Ladera and Stanford Weekend Acres gathered last week to reconsider a controversial offer by Stanford University...

Original post made on Sep. 20, 2011
Last comment by pj, on Sep 22, 2011 at 10:05 am | 2 comments | 1689 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Obituary: Margaret Whittemore 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. 14, 2011
Last comment by Chi Tran, on Sep 22, 2011 at 2:47 am | 4 comments | 3214 Views
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