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SCHOOLS & KIDS

Saywell, Gupta top spenders in Menlo Park school district election

The two top spending candidates in the Menlo Park City School District race, Scott Saywell and Alka Gupta, have each spent...

Original post made on Nov. 1, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 1, 2016 at 2:04 pm | 2 comments | 2477 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Update: Ackerman, Lucas lead in Menlo Park City School District board race

Two candidates seen by many as "outsiders," David Ackerman and Caroline Lucas, appear to have been elected to the governing...

Original post made on Nov. 9, 2016
Last comment by Menlo Voter., on Nov 9, 2016 at 7:53 pm | 2 comments | 5320 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Stanford Children's Health to launch new 'critical' youth mental health services

Stanford Children’s Health and Lucile Packard Children’'s Hospital will be addressing in 2017 what they describe as "immediate...

Original post made on Dec. 21, 2016
Last comment by Nicole, on Dec 22, 2016 at 9:53 am | 2 comments | 1865 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Services held for Aisea Mataele, 14, M-A freshman

Services were held Dec. 28 for Aisea Mataele, 14, a freshman at Menlo-Atherton High School, who died Dec. 20 at Lucile Packard...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2017
Last comment by Maia Waissar, on Feb 21, 2017 at 7:58 pm | 2 comments | 3197 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Woodside year in review: Openings, closings, and costly tree-felling

Woodside loves its heritage trees and protects them with large penalties meted out to people who cut them down without a...

Original post made on Jan. 18, 2017
Last comment by kimmy, on Jan 18, 2017 at 9:57 am | 2 comments | 1884 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park: Third-graders take on computer coding

"OK class, write your last line of code," Nhi Vu, an instructor at Code for Fun tells a wiggly pack of third-graders at Belle...

Original post made on Jan. 20, 2017
Last comment by Mike , on Jan 21, 2017 at 4:51 am | 2 comments | 2094 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Letter: Stop teaching kids to terrify pigs

The annual Woodside pig scramble allows children to chase and catch piglets, all in the name of "fun" and "entertainment,"...

Original post made on Apr. 5, 2017
Last comment by Neighbor, on Apr 5, 2017 at 9:04 pm | 2 comments | 755 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Cover story: Volunteers support students 'where they are'

All Students Matter, which started in 2008 with a group of local moms and a couple dozen of their friends,has now grown to...

Original post made on Apr. 7, 2017
Last comment by Michelle Swenson, on Apr 7, 2017 at 1:57 pm | 2 comments | 2080 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Youth mental health clinic opens in Menlo Park

More than four months ahead of schedule, SafeSpace, a youth mental health center, has opened in Menlo Park. Read the full...

Original post made on Apr. 27, 2017
Last comment by LCCRuns, on Apr 27, 2017 at 1:29 pm | 2 comments | 3033 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Ravenswood teachers, superintendent face breakdown in trust

Festering teacher concerns in the Ravenswood City School District came to a head last week when the teachers union announced...

Original post made on May. 8, 2017
Last comment by Sigh, on May 8, 2017 at 2:52 pm | 2 comments | 1815 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Students learn about energy, environment, chocolate

What can you learn about coal mining from a chocolate chip cookie? Does dark chocolate or milk chocolate have a bigger environmental...

Original post made on Jun. 1, 2017
Last comment by yeah.... uh, no, on Jun 1, 2017 at 3:46 pm | 2 comments | 1085 Views

SPORTS

FOOTBALL: M-A, Woodside game on KCEA

KCEA (89.1-FM) will broadcast the football showdown between Menlo-Atherton and Woodside high schools at 2 p.m. today (Nov....

Original post made by Richard Hine on Oct. 20, 2006
Last comment by , on Oct 20, 2006 at 11:26 am | 2 comments | 4939 Views

SPORTS

Post your memories of Jerry Rice's playing days

49er legend Jerry Rice of Atherton will be signing his new book, "Go Long! My Journey Beyond the Game and the Fame," at Kepler's...

Original post made by Sportsfan on Jan. 25, 2007
Last comment by Teresa, on Nov 9, 2009 at 6:16 pm | 2 comments | 4410 Views

SPORTS

PV adult soccer league seeks signups

Registration is now open for the 2007 Portola Valley Adult Soccer League spring season. The season starts March 4 and ends...

Original post made by Richard Hine on Feb. 22, 2007
Last comment by , on Feb 22, 2007 at 6:24 pm | 2 comments | 4283 Views

SPORTS

Redwood NJB Warriors Clinch Silicon Valley Division 3 Title

Undefeated Redwood NJB "Warriors" Clinch Division 3 Silicon Valley Title Regular Season, 8-0; Post-Season, 6-0 March...

Original post made by Ruby Seidl on Mar. 5, 2007
Last comment by , on Mar 5, 2007 at 11:44 pm | 2 comments | 14284 Views

SPORTS

Coaches disrespectful to umpires

During a little game at La Entrada last night, the coaches of one on the teams repeatedly bullied the umpires of the game....

Original post made by little league parent on Apr. 5, 2007
Last comment by Hey batter, on Apr 6, 2007 at 11:57 am | 2 comments | 4265 Views

SPORTS

Karl Cook, 16, wins gold at show jumping event

At age 16, Karl Cook of Woodside is one of the youngest riders to win top honors in a prestigious riding event on the East...

Original post made on Aug. 24, 2007
Last comment by ann chang, on Nov 5, 2007 at 7:13 am | 2 comments | 4889 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 | 4099 Views

SPORTS

2007-08 GIRLS' WINTER ALL-LEAGUE TEAMS

<B>BASKETBALL ALL-SCVAL DE ANZA DIVISION</B> <pstyle:agate><CharStyle:inlinebold>Most Valuable Player: <CharStyle:>Deanna...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Morgan, on Apr 1, 2008 at 8:33 am | 2 comments | 5928 Views

SPORTS

Underdog all-stars win National Junior Basketball title

<I>This story was posted in the Sports category of Town Square by Brad Koenig.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=4136...

Original post made on May. 12, 2008
Last comment by Josie Rouser, on Jul 23, 2008 at 12:24 pm | 2 comments | 5165 Views
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