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MENLO PARK

The walk-signal device talks but what is it saying?

What is the pole-mounted walk-signal device at the corner of El Camino Real and Menlo Avenue saying in its mechanical voice...

Original post made by David Boyce on Apr. 7, 2008
Last comment by Fester Bestertester, on Apr 21, 2008 at 5:14 pm | 7 comments | 2199 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Family Service Preschool Open House

On Thursday, April 24th from 10:00AM-12:00 PM and also 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, Family Service Agency of San Mateo County's Early...

Original post made by Katherine Chouteau on Apr. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2109 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Weekly Best Sellers 4/20/08

Hardcover Fiction 1. Miracle At Speedy Motors - Alexander Mccall Smith 2. Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri 3....

Original post made by Susan Lider on Apr. 21, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2106 Views

ATHERTON

Election sign-nabber strikes Atherton

Atherton resident Alicia Seebold has a "Dobbie for council" sign up in her front yard, but it's no thanks to a sign-nabbing...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Shocked, on Apr 20, 2008 at 3:27 pm | 5 comments | 2684 Views

OTHER TOPICS

How to repair a "lost" Internet connection

Accessing the Internet is has become one of the primary reasons we use our computers today, and losing our connections can...

Original post made by techpaul on Apr. 18, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2324 Views

MENLO PARK

Ex-MP firefighter sentenced for attempting to have his wife killed

A retired Menlo Park district firefighter was sentenced in Santa Clara County court Thursday to 12 years and four months...

Original post made on Mar. 15, 2008
Last comment by Glen Lane, on Apr 18, 2008 at 8:56 am | 2 comments | 2423 Views

OTHER TOPICS

When are bicyclists ever going to get it?

The following letter by Ted Bache was published in the Almanac's April 11 print edition: Editor: When on the road, car...

Original post made by Renee Batti on Apr. 12, 2007
Last comment by Dave, on Apr 17, 2008 at 10:45 pm | 16 comments | 3531 Views

AROUND TOWN

Privilege is no protection for teens, says author

An overflow crowd of 550 people recently flocked to hear Madeline Levine speak at Hillview Middle School in Menlo Park, eager...

Original post made on Apr. 17, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2140 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Neighbors object to Oak Knoll School plans

Nearby residents who object to plans for Oak Knoll School are lobbying the Menlo Park City Council to intervene on the neighbors'...

Original post made on Apr. 1, 2008
Last comment by Andrea Gemmet, on Apr 17, 2008 at 3:11 pm | 3 comments | 2424 Views

MENLO PARK

City gets good value with Climate Smart

I applaud the Menlo Park City Council's recent 4-1 decision to subscribe to the low-cost Climate Smart greenhouse gas offset...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by my observation, on Apr 16, 2008 at 10:41 pm | 2 comments | 2080 Views

MENLO PARK

Editorial: Spiraling costs of public employees

Menlo Park is learning a costly lesson about compensation for its valued public safety employees: What may look like a bargain...

Original post made on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Realistic, on Apr 16, 2008 at 9:05 pm | 4 comments | 2148 Views

MENLO PARK

Service Tuesday for man killed by train

A service for Stephen Lehane, the Menlo Park resident killed by a train last week, is scheduled for 1 p.m. Tuesday, April...

Original post made on Apr. 15, 2008
Last comment by Several Sleepless Nights, on Apr 16, 2008 at 4:04 pm | 4 comments | 2180 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Getting there is half the fun; coming back is the other half

http://metroriderla.com/2008/04/15/private-funding-how-about-the-ikea-train/ Heads up, Caltrain. Check out these photos....

Original post made by Martin Engel on Apr. 16, 2008
Last comment by Bleeding eyes, on Apr 16, 2008 at 2:22 pm | 1 comment | 2198 Views

MENLO PARK

Rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Dies

The Rev. Michael Spillane, rector of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, died on April 15 from complications of a brain tumor....

Original post made by Linda Hubbard Gulker on Apr. 15, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2243 Views

AROUND TOWN

Menlo Park cops to get big pay raise

Menlo Park police officers are set to get a 25 percent pay increase over the next three years. Read the full story...

Original post made on Apr. 4, 2008
Last comment by J, on Apr 15, 2008 at 12:46 pm | 19 comments | 2712 Views

MENLO PARK

Should city expand shuttle service for school kids, Caltrain riders?

Menlo Park may look at making dramatic changes to the city's shuttle service, which now provides midday transit for residents...

Original post made on Apr. 3, 2008
Last comment by need new leadership, on Apr 14, 2008 at 10:16 pm | 9 comments | 2397 Views

MENLO PARK

Author: Privilege no protection for teens

It used to be easy to spot the kids who were headed for trouble, says Madeline Levine. The warning signs were so easy to...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Well done, on Apr 14, 2008 at 9:19 pm | 1 comment | 2056 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Bio of candidate Bill Youstra

Read the full story here http://www.almanacnews.com/news/show_story.php?id=1852 posted Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 6:54...

Original post made on Apr. 14, 2008
Last comment by Kris Schmidt, on Apr 14, 2008 at 6:37 pm | 2 comments | 2397 Views

MENLO PARK

New Police contract -- Can the City afford this?

That whopping increase in the police department salaries is going to cost the city each year after the third year $2.3 million....

Original post made by just wondering on Apr. 11, 2008
Last comment by Joanna, on Apr 14, 2008 at 3:30 pm | 11 comments | 2090 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's Weekly Bestsellers - April 13, 2008

Hardcover Fiction 1 Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri 2 Our Story Begins - Tobias Wolff 3 Mudbound - Hillary...

Original post made by Susan Lider on Apr. 14, 2008
There are no comments yet. 2085 Views
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