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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Paly student tells of school stress: 'Students are gasping for air'

My stress began in elementary school, where students were segregated into separate class meetings as "early" and "late" readers,...

Original post made on Mar. 26, 2015
Last comment by Aaron, on Nov 20, 2015 at 10:22 pm | 21 comments | 33955 Views

OTHER TOPICS

FAA vows to take fresh look at flight paths, altitudes

Responding to a rising volume of complaints about airplane noise, the Federal Aviation Administration has agreed to take...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Nov 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm | 11 comments | 3386 Views

THE LOCAL DISH

Fire Director - Double Duty

From the San Mateo Daily News Harbor "District appoints new commissioner: Menlo Park resident Virginia Chang Kiraly, fire...

Original post made by Bob on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Dave Boyce, on Nov 20, 2015 at 11:55 am | 12 comments | 1144 Views

AROUND TOWN

Bay Area Guns Stolen - from police

from da teevee machine http://www.nbcbayarea.com/investigations/Unaccounted-For-Hundreds-of-Guns-Lost-or-Stolen-From-Bay-Area-Police-Agencies-Since-2010-350768311.html "More...

Original post made by responsibilities on Nov. 20, 2015
There are no comments yet. 697 Views

MENLO PARK

Golden Shears barbershop to be put up for sale

A change in ownership may be ahead for the Golden Shears barber shop in downtown Menlo Park. After more than five decades...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by MPer , on Nov 19, 2015 at 3:37 pm | 5 comments | 4400 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park moms and dog owners battle over Nealon Park's open field

Renovations for Nealon Park are on the drawing board, but how will the city balance the interests of parents and their small...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Nanc, on Nov 19, 2015 at 1:06 pm | 17 comments | 4694 Views

AROUND TOWN

Woodside town engineer reflects on career in public works

Woodside Deputy Town Manager and Town Engineer Paul Nagengast has said to an Almanac reporter that he has room for improvement....

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Ron, on Nov 19, 2015 at 9:03 am | 4 comments | 3611 Views

AROUND TOWN

Latest local scores, game details

See local [http://www.paloaltoonline.com/sports/scoreboard.php sports scores] and game details. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 13645 Views

AROUND TOWN

Good news, bad news from Caltrans on herbicide spraying

Caltrans has given San Mateo County residents some good news and some bad news about the state's plans for spraying herbicides...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by I know, right?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 6:23 pm | 16 comments | 4610 Views

MENLO PARK

200+ year tree soon to be sawdust

Another Menlo Park tree is about to become a pile of sawdust, wood chips or perhaps fire wood. It is located in Nealon Park,...

Original post made by Community Pride on Nov. 5, 2015
Last comment by really?, on Nov 18, 2015 at 5:01 pm | 21 comments | 1972 Views

AROUND TOWN

C'est magnifique

Mademoiselle Colette, the elegant French patisserie that opened in Menlo Park last month, has quickly proven popular. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Amie, on Nov 18, 2015 at 3:31 pm | 1 comment | 2902 Views

MENLO PARK

Tuesday: Menlo Park council reviews downtown development plan

More than a month after the topic was tabled, Menlo Park's City Council will return Tuesday, Nov. 17, to its review of the...

Original post made on Nov. 13, 2015
Last comment by Facts, on Nov 18, 2015 at 1:59 pm | 7 comments | 3040 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Come to a Holiday Faire!

Waldorf School of the Peninsula presents our Annual Holiday Faire! Saturday, December 5th from 10 am to 4 pm 11311 Mora...

Original post made by Waldorf School of the Peninsula on Nov. 18, 2015
There are no comments yet. 707 Views

AROUND TOWN

Voter turnout rises in 'all-mail' ballot election

Voter turnout was 15 percent higher for the Nov. 3 election in San Mateo County than it was in November 2013, the last off-year...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Vote vote vote, on Nov 17, 2015 at 2:23 pm | 3 comments | 2798 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Caring for community

InnVision Shelter Network. The Peninsula Open Space Trust. The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Peninsula. Dana Schmidt, programs...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by pearl, on Nov 16, 2015 at 1:43 pm | 1 comment | 3687 Views

WOODSIDE

Woodside write-in votes released: Shaw tops Reyering for council seat

Write-in candidate Chris Shaw has won a seat on the Woodside Town Council in a victory over Nancy Reyering, who had been...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by STILL AFRAID OF RETRIBUTION, on Nov 16, 2015 at 12:44 pm | 22 comments | 4817 Views

SPORTS

SHP, M-A roll to winning tuneups for the CCS playoffs

Sacred Heart Prep and Menlo-Atherton made successful tuneups for the Central Coast Section football playoffs, but Palo Alto...

Original post made on Nov. 16, 2015
Last comment by Bear, on Nov 16, 2015 at 12:22 pm | 2 comments | 1768 Views

MENLO PARK

Woodside blood donor celebrates milestone

Alden R. Tagg of Woodside sometimes has cookies for dinner. "They're just first-class cookies," he said. "I don't know anybody...

Original post made on Nov. 15, 2015
Last comment by POGO, on Nov 16, 2015 at 7:53 am | 2 comments | 3117 Views

WOODSIDE

Filoli head Cynthia D'Agosta is no longer with organization

Volunteers at Filoli, the historic estate located north of Woodside, learned Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 11, via an email that...

Original post made on Nov. 12, 2015
Last comment by Pocahontas, on Nov 15, 2015 at 4:06 pm | 10 comments | 7011 Views

AROUND TOWN

Sun sets before 5 PM for the first time this year.

Today the sun set at 4:59 PM in Menlo Park. For the next 46 days (including today) the sun will set before 5 PM. December...

Original post made by Hank Lawrence on Nov. 14, 2015
There are no comments yet. 752 Views
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