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AROUND TOWN

Report local storm news here

If you have storm-related news to report, please let us know. You can click on the headline above, and post it in the Comment...

Original post made on Jan. 5, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 5, 2008 at 1:29 pm | 1 comment | 2376 Views

AROUND TOWN

Atherton chooses city manager

Jerome "Jerry" Gruber, a former water department head for the ski-resort city of Big Bear Lake, is poised to become the next...

Original post made on Jan. 4, 2008
Last comment by Steve S, on Jan 4, 2008 at 11:36 am | 1 comment | 2495 Views

MENLO PARK

Capturing Images of Menlo Park

I have been approached by Arcadia Press to publish a book on Menlo Park for their Images of America series, which is essentially...

Original post made by Therese on Jan. 3, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2266 Views

OTHER TOPICS

County agencies prepare for winter storms

San Mateo County officials are preparing for imminent winter storms by giving away sandbags and asking residents to remove...

Original post made on Jan. 3, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Jan 3, 2008 at 5:57 pm | 1 comment | 2358 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Bike bridge gets a bad rap

The complex and sometimes racially charged tensions between the Menlo Park neighborhoods on the east and west side of U.S....

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by Clodius Pulcher, on Jan 2, 2008 at 4:53 pm | 2 comments | 2403 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Family of cyclist Rodney Smith files wrongful death lawsuit

A more detailed picture of the circumstances surrounding the car accident that killed cyclist and former Altera Corp. chief...

Original post made on Dec. 5, 2007
Last comment by Peninsula Cyclist, on Jan 2, 2008 at 9:57 am | 11 comments | 2939 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Adopt from Pets in Need this holiday season

We adopted a beautiful five-year-old cat from Pets in Need a few weeks ago and she is a real treasure. Read the full story...

Original post made on Dec. 31, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Jan 1, 2008 at 1:32 pm | 2 comments | 2321 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/31/07

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/31/07 Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. World Without...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 31, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2181 Views

AROUND TOWN

UPDATE: MP council member recall effort still anonymous; intentions, credibility questioned

Whoever is behind the supposed effort to oust Menlo Park City Council members Kelly Fergusson, Richard Cline and Heyward...

Original post made on Oct. 26, 2007
Last comment by Royal, on Dec 30, 2007 at 9:17 pm | 17 comments | 2816 Views

MENLO PARK

Letter: Revised calculations on the Derry project

In a recent city-wide e-mail, Menlo Park City Council member John Boyle writes of the newly proposed Derry project: "...our...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by 50 year resident, on Dec 28, 2007 at 11:07 am | 15 comments | 2694 Views

MENLO PARK

High-speed trains may zip through Atherton, MP

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board has chosen Pacheco Pass as the preferred California high-speed rail route,...

Original post made on Dec. 27, 2007
Last comment by reader, on Dec 27, 2007 at 11:28 am | 2 comments | 2384 Views

MENLO PARK

Commuters get green light on Alameda

The avenue of the fleas — the Alameda de las Pulgas — may be becoming more of a royal road for commuters through...

Original post made on Dec. 26, 2007
Last comment by Been Gone Awhile, on Dec 26, 2007 at 11:00 am | 1 comment | 2279 Views

AROUND TOWN

High-speed rail route through Peninsula chosen

The California High-Speed Rail Authority Board on Wednesday chose Pacheco Pass as the preferred California high-speed rail...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by prefer planes, on Dec 26, 2007 at 8:54 am | 9 comments | 2523 Views

MENLO PARK

Man dies while hanging Christmas lights

A man hanging Christmas decorations in a redwood tree in East Palo Alto Saturday was killed instantly when a string of lights...

Original post made on Dec. 16, 2007
Last comment by Joanna, on Dec 25, 2007 at 8:13 am | 4 comments | 2329 Views

MENLO PARK

Caltrain will add two trains each weekday evening

Starting March 3, two more trains will run between San Francisco and San Jose on weekday evenings. Read the full story here...

Original post made on Dec. 13, 2007
Last comment by GC, on Dec 24, 2007 at 3:32 pm | 4 comments | 2265 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Best Sellers 12/23/07

Hardcover Fiction 1. A Thousand Splendid Suns, Khaled Hosseini 2. World Without End, Ken Follett 3. Out...

Original post made by Pam Grange on Dec. 24, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2499 Views

AROUND TOWN

Town Square is taking a holiday break

We'll be back on January 2. Please return then with your news, views and insights. Happy Holidays....

Original post made by Renee Batti on Dec. 21, 2007
There are no comments yet. 2443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Menlo Park trustees say "si" to Spanish immersion kindergarten

Young parents passionate about launching a Spanish immersion program for kindergartners at a Menlo Park school next August...

Original post made on Dec. 20, 2007
Last comment by MPCSD mother, on Dec 21, 2007 at 8:43 am | 2 comments | 2430 Views

SPORTS

Strikers boys U10 team wins championship

<I>Report by Nick Athens, parent of a player.</I></B> Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/story.php?story_id=5426...

Original post made on Dec. 19, 2007
Last comment by F. Gray, on Dec 19, 2007 at 6:55 pm | 1 comment | 3418 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

The soccer team that wasn't supposed to be

Dr. Mark Sontag promised his family he would not coach again. But when another dad approached him with a deal -- if Mark...

Original post made on Dec. 14, 2007
Last comment by chad sefcik, on Dec 19, 2007 at 2:19 pm | 5 comments | 2634 Views
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